Scheduling with Suretrak

Second Edition
Author: David A. Marchman; Tulio Sulbaran
ISBN #: 1401867219
©2006   Publish Date: 07/18/2005
Binding: PB
Pages: 416
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $99.95


Quality construction management involves the coordination of many resources, and this step-by-step introduction to construction scheduling and project control techniques ties together the start-to-finish aspects of a modern construction project. Updated to Release 3.0, Scheduling with SureTrak, 2nd Edition utilizes the latest screen captures from the premier construction scheduling software on the market as visuals to illustrate all facets of project control. Its distinctive coverage of construction scheduling includes the traditional theory associated with planning, scheduling, and controlling construction projects, along with the actual use of Primavera's SureTrak software into these applications. This book not only exposes learners to on-screen images but also shows them how to manipulate hard copy prints for exceptional communication and demonstration results.

Product Benefits:

  • completely updated to version 3.0 of the software to help users keep pace with industry advancements
  • step-by-step tutorials easily lead readers through all the construction scheduling applications of the software
  • additional examples and exercises enhance learning for the students as they are encouraged to apply the concepts in each chapter
  • its unique design as a problems-oriented lab manual fosters the use of troubleshooting skills that lead to proficiency in the use of SureTrak
  • suitable for use as a stand-alone text or in conjunction with a more traditional planning/scheduling book

Table of Contents:

Section 1: Planning
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Scheduling
CHAPTER 2 Work Breakdown Structure and Rough Logic Diagram
Section 2: Scheduling
CHAPTER 3 Schedule Calculations
CHAPTER 4 Bar Chart Creation
CHAPTER 5 Bar Chart Format
CHAPTER 6 Resources
CHAPTER 8 Bar Chart Hard Copy Prints
Section3: Controlling
CHAPTER 11 Updating the Schedule
CHAPTER 12 Tracking Resources
CHAPTER 13 Tracking Costs
AppendixDrawings for Example Problems and Exercises

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