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CGN-4930-Spring-2010

CGN-4930-Spring-2010 - FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY...

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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CGN-4930 – Special Topics in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering Management) Spring Term 2010 COURSE PARAMETERS Learning Objectives: This course is an introduction to the undergraduate student of the experiences required to manage the resources (time, costs, materials and organization) required to build large construction projects. The course consists of two parts: (1) a series of lectures that provide the elements of construction engineering management, and (2) applying these elements to a real project that are provided by local design and construction companies, in order to expose the student to the problems of implementing theory to real-life projects. Each student joins a small team, which in turn selects a project in an area of their interest. Typical projects selected are bridges, tall buildings, highway and port structures, prefabrication of low income housing, land development, etc. Each team meets
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