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Category : Construction Engineering & Management

Construction Engineering & Management provides information on Equipments, Contracts, Project Management and cost estimation of project.

QUALITY AND SAFETY CONCERNS IN CONSTRUCTION

Quality control and safety represent increasingly important concerns for project managers. Defects or failures in constructed facilities can result in very large costs. Even with minor defects, re-construction may be required and facility operations impaired. Increased costs and delays are ...

ESTIMATING PROJECT ACTIVITY DURATION

In most scheduling procedures, each work activity has an associated time duration. These durations are used extensively in preparing a schedule. TABLE 1: Durations and Predecessors for a Four Activity Project Illustration

Role of Construction Professionals in Monitoring a Construction Project

Role of construction professionals such as architects, engineering consultants, builders, quantity surveyors in monitoring a construction project is discussed.A construction project is a product of different information and designs from different professionals. If these information and designs are to be ...

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

The National Building Code (2006) defines contract documents as including the following:i. Contract drawings and specifications prepared by registered architects and registered engineers;ii. Priced bill of quantities prepared by a registered quantity surveyor;iii. Construction programme, project quality management plan, project ...

SEMINAR / PROJECT TOPICS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Pushover analysis – cyclic loading, deterioration effect in RC Moment Frames in pushover analysis Rehabilitation – Evaluation of drift distribution Analysis of large dynamic structure in environment industry Theoretical study on High frequency fatigue behavior of concrete Seismic analysis of interlocking blocks in walls Estimation ...

Risks in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects

It is very important for both public and private parties to understand and address the risks involved in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects. In any PPP project risks are more common but promoters will show interest in such projects only ...