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Computer Applications in Scheduling, Resource Levelling, Monitoring, and Reporting

Introduction, popular project management software, functions of project management software, illustration of MS project, illustration of Primavera

18.1 INTRODUCTION

Modern construction management has fast evolved into an independent field of study to include a gamut of issues including financing of large infrastructure projects, construction equipment, planning and scheduling, and tender and contract management. The emergence of computers and their widespread use in the construction industry for data storage, retrieval and analysis have on the one hand made the job of the construction manager easier, and on the other hand made it more complex. Off-the-shelf ...

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