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Construction Project Management, 6th Edition by S. Keoki Sears, Glenn A. Sears, Richard H. Clough, Jerald L. Rounds, Robert O. Segner

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Preface

This sixth edition of the well-respected text on construction project management represents a significant revision. The intent is to retain the flavor and quality of the classic book while eliminating some of the detail and updating the content. The content is enhanced by the addition of new material introducing some rapidly evolving topics in construction project management. New instructional materials have also been added to each chapter to increase its value in the classroom. A new example project, selected from the building sector, has been incorporated. Finally, this book takes advantage of advances in technology by employing a companion website that contains material that was appended at the end of the book or inserted as oversized figures in previous editions.

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Some detail (such as the detailed cost estimate) and some older content, such as that describing the Arrow Diagramming Method for Critical Path representation have been greatly reduced or eliminated. The coverage of other topics has been increased, and new topics have been added. Reference to line-of-balance scheduling, which provides a valuable representation of repetitive projects, has been expanded. An introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and its associated contract basis founded on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) has been added. Also a section and various references throughout the book have ...

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