Paperback Literature


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Stop Wasting Time!

By Norman Sanders

Long out of print. You will only find it in used book stores and libraries. Its a paperback, less than 200 pages and has cartoons. Mr. Sanders has an excellent wit and uses British humor to teach you everything you need to know to become functionally literate in scheduling.

The Pocket Guide for Large Industrial Projects

The Pocket Guide for Large Industrial Projects (for those Daring Enough to Take Responsibility for them) by Jean-Pierre Capron

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Residential Construction Projects: Strategies & Solutions

Residential Construction Projects: Strategies & Solutions by Derek Graham

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Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project Managers

Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project Managers — a Practical Navigation Guide on Large, Complex Projects

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CPM Scheduling for Construction: Best Practices and Guidelines

CPM Scheduling for Construction: Best Practices and Guidelines edited by Christopher Carson and Peter Oakander

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The Oil and Gas Engineering Guide

By Herv Baron

This books describes in a synthetic way the essence of all engineering disciplines. It gives the reader an overview of how Oil & Gas Facilities are engineered and covers their entire design cycle, from the high level functional duty to the detailed design.

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CPM Mechanics [Hard Cover]

By Murray B Woolf

CPM Mechanics is the most comprehensive, coherent, and practical book ever written on the Critical Path Method (of modeling a Project Execution Strategy). It WILL exceed your expectations or your money back.

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Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability & Claims

One of the most important references in the CPM related topics/issues/claims. Full reference of the book: Wickwire, J. M., Driscoll, T. J., Hurlbut, S. B., & Hillman, S. B. (2003). Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability and Claims (2nd Edition). New York: Aspen Publisher, Inc.

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CPM in Construction Management

By James J. O’Brien, P.E., PMP; Fredric L. Plotnick, Esq., P.E.; Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2006

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Construction Planning and Scheduling

By Jimmie W. Hinze This resource offers broad coverage of all major scheduling subjects. It follows a logical progression, introducing precedence diagramming early and following with chapters on activity durations, resource allocations, network schedules, and more.

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Faster Construction Projects with CPM Scheduling

By Murray Woolf A comprehensive review that gives you insight into the latest innovations in network-based project planning, scheduling, and control saving you time and money on all construction projects.

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Construction Project Scheduling and Control

By Saleh Mubarak A Means publication and is an excellent book and gives very good CPM background as well as touching on specialties like risk

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Calculating Lost Labor Productivity in Construction Claims

By William Schwartzkopf

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Precedence and Arrow Networking Techniques for Construction

By Robert B. Harris Professor of Civil Enineering from the University of Michigan. copywrite 1978, published by John Wiley & Sons

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Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, 11th Edition

By Harold R. Kerzner, 11th Ed This Eleventh Edition of the bestselling "bible" of project management maintains the streamlined approach of the prior editions and moves the content even closer to PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

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Delay & Disruption in Construction Contracts

By Keith Pickavance

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Construction Planning & Scheduling

By AGC Its primary objective is to provide an educational tool that can be used within the construction industry to teach the concepts of construction planning and scheduling. Its content is written for all project personnel, from the working foreman to the project executive.

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Principles of Planning for Building and Construction - Student Handout

This course is aimed at project management professionals in the building and construction industry who are interested in learning how to plan a project. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project, P3, SureTrak or P6

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Principles of Planning for IT Projects - Student Handout

This course is aimed at Project Management professionals in the ICT industry who are interested in learning how to plan. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera P6

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Common Sense Construction Law: A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

By Smith, Currie and Hancock's It serves to provide real meaning to many of the proactive approaches to the avoidance of litigation and minimizing known and unknown risk arising from disputes as espoused in the above mentioned reference books.

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Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability, and Claims

8th Edition by Allen M. Jones, Esq Wickwire, Thomas J. Driscoll Excellent material to under the construction scheduling and as well as preparing for claims and associated liabilities.

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About Time: Delay Analysis in Construction

By Stephen Lowsley Over the years delays on construction projects has prompted a steady flow of reports, academic analyses and court cases, but these have provided very little straightforward practical advice to construction professionals on how to evaluate delays.

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Construction Delays, 2nd Edition Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing Them Correctly

T Trauner Practical, hands-on-guide to the prevention of construction delays and damages.

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Delay Analysis in Construction Contracts 1st Edition

By P. John Keane The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect.

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Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims 1st Edition

Roger Gibson This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims.

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Liquidated Damages and Extensions of Time: In Construction Contracts, 3rd Edition

By Brian Eggleston Liquidated damages and extensions of time are complex subjects, frequently forming the basis of contract claims made under the standard building and civil engineering contracts.

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Causation and Delay in Construction Disputes, 2nd Edition

Nicholas J. Carnell Building contract claims for more time on projects represent one of the largest sources of dispute within the industry.

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Practical Cost Control Handbook for Project Managers

Practical Cost Control Handbook for Project Managers: A Practical Guide to Enable Consistent and Predictable Forecasting for Large, Complex Projects by Jeremy Avers

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Integrated Cost and Schedule Control for Construction Projects

Integrated Cost and Schedule Control for Construction Projects by Frederic W. Mueller

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International Journal of Project Management

Published Elsevier Taking software scheduling packages into the equation.

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Project Management

8th Edition by Dennis Lock The writing is simple, clear and lucid, and the material is very logically organised. Recommended book for PERT/CPM and Planning & Scheduling techniques.

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Practical Risk Management

By David Hulett It contains a complete treatment of schedule risk analysis from basic to advanced concepts. The methods are introduced at the simplest level and are then progressively elaborated.

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Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis by David Hulett

Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis by David Hulett

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