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do not use commas to separate thousands.
1. The flow of run-off is one inch per hour from one acre, this is equivalent to _
(Round to 3 significant digi
Building Code and
Relevant MEP Codes
Instructor: Iwao Takahashi, Ph.D.
How can we deal with
Building Code for What and How
Short History of International Building
How to use building code
7 out of 7 points
If Contractors work is delayed at any time during the progress of the
work by an act or neglect of the Owner or Architect, or by changes
ordered in the work, or by labor disputes, fire, unusual delay in
Matter and Energy
Described as any substance that
occupies space and has mass
Is made up of atoms
Exists as a solid, liquid or a gas
The state of matter is determined by
heat content of the matter
Solids exert all their pressure downward
Acre: An area equal to 43,560 ft2.
Acre foot: A volume of water covering an area of 1 acre to a height of
1 foot. Thus, 1 acre-ft = 43,560 ft3.
1 ft3 of water = 7.48 gallons
Flow (Q) = Volume (V) / time (t)
Organizing and Leading the
Before we get started.
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Construction industry sector size: changes with the
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American Bar Association
Forum on the Construction Industry
THE SHIFTING SANDS OF CONTRACT
DRAFTING, INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Faegre & Benson LLP
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Under the radar, behind the project gate, inside the executive suite. That's where EN
Owners Take Rap for Big Project Fails
By Scott Blair
Engineering errors and other causes lead to an alar
ENR Survey: The Clients and Clauses That Companies Avoid
By Scott Van Voorhis and Richard Korman
SIGNIFICANT ISSUES IN CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
The following is not an exhaustive list of the challenging issues facing project managers; but
rather a sample of the many challenges inherent in contract administration.
1. Communication and Coordina
The enclosed Figure summaries the construction documents and groups them according to the
common practice. As can be seen in the Figure:
- The Project Manual consists of the Bidding Requirements documents, Contract Forms,
It is important to understand the relationships among the parties under the contract
arrangements commonly used to deliver construction project. These arrangements include:
1. Design-Bid-Build (traditional contractual rel
What are the bases on which we group/classify/describe contacts?
There are five bases common to classifying contracts. Contracts can be classified based on:
Method of payment
Arrangement of project delivery
Ending a contract
The two conditions for ending a contract are:
1. Performance of the contract
2. Termination of the contract
These terms are explained below.
Performance of Contracts
Once the work/service under the contract is fully completed/pe
Definition: A contract is an agreement to do or not to do certain thing
For any contract to be enforceable in a course of law it must have the following 4
elements of legally enforceable contracts:
1. Capacity to contract
1- When you might finalize the permit procedural flow process? CONSTRUCTION
2- In a guaranteed maximum price contract, costs above the guarantee are absorbed by
the owner. FALSE
3- In which project phase might you submit as-built drawings? PROJE
PROJECT RISK AND LIABILITY
The approach (delivery method) utilized to manage a project should be in response to the
risks inherent in a planned project.
What are some of the risks?
Sources of risk may be:
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CNST 1361 Construction Management I
Ethics is a cornerstone of professional construction practice. This assignment is to help
students gain a better understanding of ethics standards through a real-life case study.
This assignment is als
Project Life Cycle
Construction activity is the result of basic
When there is a need, someone will construct
a facility to satisfy
Construction breeds construction
As regions grow, tax bases grow,
infrastructure grows an
Construction & Closeout
Once procurement has been completed it
is time to construct the project; this is the
time to test assumptions
Project will go from 2-D to 3-D
The CMs main job is to manage time and
The CM can not contr
Controlling Project Cost, Time
Basic Control Question?
What elements need to be controlled?
Why implement a control system?
What is the correct level of control for a
Remember Paretos Law: 80:20
Project Planning and
Series of tasks or activities
Arranged in a logical order
Depicting a start time
Showing activity durations
Indicating a completion time
Determine Project Completion Time
Construction Safety and
Why should we focus on Safety?
How do workers get hurt/killed?
What to do during an OSHA Inspection
Why Focus on Safety
Workers expect and deserve to
Job Site Administration
Notice to Proceed
Request for Information
Notice to Proceed
Documents the official project start date!
Estimating Project Costs
Definition of "Estimate"
Websters Dictionary To arrive at an often
accurate but usually only approximate
statement of the cost of a job to be done
Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
The anticipated cost of materia
How does a project begin?
With an idea
Typically from the owner
The owner will define the idea
The architect will develop the idea
The Constructor will produce the idea
How does a project begin?
With an idea
Typically from the owne