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Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction Wayne J DelPico

Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction

Wayne J DelPico

Published July 30th 2013
ISBN : 9781118419137
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240 pages
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Reasons and methodologies for proper planning, monitoring, and controlling construction project costs and scheduleThe key to successful construction project control is the fusing of cost to schedule, enabling the management of one to help theMoreReasons and methodologies for proper planning, monitoring, and controlling construction project costs and scheduleThe key to successful construction project control is the fusing of cost to schedule, enabling the management of one to help the management of the other. This requires that a tasks cost and its duration have a direct relationship, not an arbitrary assignment by the scheduler. Ensuring that relationship is correct and setting the appropriate baseline for tracking is the domain of the project control analyst.Written by a seasoned professional in the field, Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction fills a void in the area of project control as applied in the construction industry today. It demonstrates how productivity models for an individual project are created, monitored, and controlled, and how corrective actions are implemented as deviations from the baseline occur. Important topics covered include: Integrating the schedule and budgetCalculating and analyzing progressAnalyzing and reporting variances in schedule and costRecognizing trends and forecasting performanceAcceleration and schedule compressionResource and risk managementProject Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction is an ideal coursebook for university and technical school classes in construction management and an indispensable reference for construction professionals involved in long-term infrastructure projects.