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AH-534: Construction Planning and Management

 

Credits: 4

Contact Hours : Lecture :3   Tutorial : 1  Pratical :0

Planning for construction of projects, advantages, stages and limitations of planning;
Project objectives and activities, tender documents, types of tenders and procedures, cost estimates; Construction schedules, network techniques, interrelationship of activities, advantages of network diagrams ; Construction methods, direct and indirect costs, construction plants and machinery, resource mobilization; Importance of safety, safety measures and benefits ; Quality control and management, coordination between different organizations and  monitoring; Construction planning for river diversion, foundation construction and treatment;

Suggested Books :

i.     Peurifoy, R. L., Ledbetter, W. B. and Schexnayder, C. J., “Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods”,McGraw-Hill Book Company.
ii.   Sengupta, B. and Guha, H., “Construction Management and Planning”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd.
iii.  Seetharaman, S., “Construction Engineering and Management”, 4th edition (Reprint), Umesh Publications.
iv.  Hutchings, J. F., “Project Scheduling Handbook”, Marcel Dekker Inc.
v.   Kaushik, S. K., Asawa, G. L. and Ahuja, A. K., “Civil Engineering Practices”, Vol. I-III, New Age International (P) Ltd.