Construction management environment - Construction activities and sequence. Construction planning - Network scheduling - Bar chart, linked bar chart, workbreakdown structures, activity-on-arrow diagrams - event based networks. Critical path method. PERT network analysis.
Network compression - Time-cost study. Resource management. Introduction to Precedence networks. Construction procedure – contracts – types – bidding process – contract conditions - specifications – quality management principles. Construction safety and Engineering ethics.
Materials management - inventory control. Transportation model and application for distribution of materials. Construction equipment - selection factors - planning of equipment – equipment for excavation, transport, hoisting, piling, and concrete construction. Introduction to project management softwares.