CE 460 Chapters 1-3

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    CE 460 Chapter 1 Lecture The Construction Industry
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    Construction Facts 2 nd  oldest profession Construction is a $300 Billion per year  industry 10-12% of the GNP In the US, $ in construction breaks  down to 20% public and 80% private  work
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    Key Players Owner Architect and Engineer Prime Contractor Sub Contractor
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    Construction Categories Residential  30-35% Building  35-40% Engineering  20-25% Industrial  5-10%
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    Phasing Linear Construction Phased Construction “Fast – Tracking”
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    Contract Types Construction Design-Construct Construction Management Design-Manage
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    Builder-Vendor Relationship Construction by Force Account
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    Building Codes Each Jurisdiction has the ability to adopt  its own codes and regulations Uniform Building Code Basic Building Code Standard Building Code
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    Business Failures Incompetence Lack of expertise Lack of experience
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2009 for the course CE 460 taught by Professor Koffman during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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