Construction Management Emerging Trends & Technologies


Author: Trefor Williams

ISBN: 9788131518144

Copy Right Year:  2010

Pages:  260

Binding: Soft Cover

Publisher:  Cengage

SKU: 9788131518144 Category:


This text is written for students of construction management, construction technology, and civil engineering who are taking their first course in construction management. The goal of the book is to provide a foundation in the important aspects of construction management and suggest new and emerging areas that will concern the construction manager in the future.

This book addresses the unique features of construction management for the 21st century as it provides on overview of the construction industry and the management of construction projects. Construction Management: Emerging Trends and Technologies offers solid foundational concepts in traditional areas, including construction contracts, cash flow, estimating, and scheduling.

Additional information

Weight .44 kg
Dimensions 26 × 20 × 1 cm

Table of Content

The Nature of the Construction Industry

Introduction to Construction Contracts

Change Orders and Disputes During Construction

Construction Management Contracts: An Alternative to Design-Bid-Build

Design-Build: Combining the Designer and the contractor

Emerging Trends in Project Delivery: Public-Private Partnerships

Construction Scheduling and Planning

An Introduction to Construction Cost Estimating

Construction Project Cash Flow and Cost Control

Configuration Management: Controlling Change in Complex Projects

Construction Productivity

Construction Safety

Computers in Construction: Information Technology and Building Information Technology

Sustainability and Green Construction



About The Author

Trefor P. Williams, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Rutgers University, and a registered professional engineer in New York and New Jersey. He is the author of Information Technology for Construction Managers, Architects and Engineers.

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