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Construction Management of Industrial Projects

S K Bhattacharjee (Author)
This book presents the fundamental concepts and principles of Construction Managemetn of Industrial Projects, starting from the initial planning stage to scheduling, implementation, monitoring and control. 

As an aid to decision-making process, the chapters on Soil Investigation, Survey, Infrastructure Development, Formwork Design. Conceptual Planning, Specifications and Estimation are presented to get a practical idea about sandard engineering practices, codal provisions and material specifications. Tables and charts providing information usually needed by the engineers at the planning stage are added for their practical utility.

The book also contains elucidation on other aspects or construction management such as Contract Management Scheduling by Bar Chart and PERT/CPM, Field Management and Techiques on Time-cost Trade-off Resource Levelling Resource Allocaton and Communicatio Network.

The subject of Material Management is also given as it constitutes the major part of construction project. Followed by chapter on Investment Decision focussing the Business Cycle, Effect of Inflation on Investment, Time Value of Money and Examination of Project Profitabiligy. Investment Strategy inherit in the bidding processes are also discussed. To conclude with the chapter on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures have been dealt in detail.
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About the author

S K Bhattacharjee

Prof. S.K. Bhattacharjee is an eminent scientist in the field of horticulture, retired as Project Coodinator, all India Coordinated Research Project on Floriculture, Indian council of Agricultural Research, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, on January 31, 2003. He obtained his M.Sc. (Ag.) in Horticulture from Calcutta University. He is also a diploma holder in Business Management and Industrial Administration, United Nations studies and Landscape Architecture. He has 38 years research, teaching, management, developmental and administrative experience in private organisations, Indian Botanic Gardens, Botanical Survey of India, State Agricultural Universitites and ICAR Institutes. He was Head of the Division of Medicinal and Aromatic Crops, Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, Bangalore. He has also served as Professor of Horticulture and Professor in charge, North Bengal Campus, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Visvavidyalaya, Cooch-Behar, West Bengal, which has later converted into a full-fledged Agricultural University presently named as Uttar Banga Krishi Visvavidyalaya. While serving in private organisations, he has laid out many landscape gardens in different agro-climatic conditions of the country, collected a wide range of indigenous and exotic plants from India and abroad and propagated tem on a large scale for use in gardens. Prof. Bhattacharjee has visited several foreign countries. He has published about 400 research papers and popular scientific articles in journals of national and international repute. He is the author of seven books among which Advanced commercial Floriculture, Handbook of Medicinal Plants have been widely acclaimed and well-received.

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Bibliographic information

Title Construction Management of Industrial Projects
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.12.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Khanna Publishers
Language: English
isbn 8174091882
length 244p., 22cm.