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The application of contracts in engineering and construction projects

Author: Donald Charrett
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Informa Law from Routledge, 2019.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Charrett, Donald
The Application of Contracts in Engineering and Construction Projects
Milton : Informa Law,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Charrett
ISBN: 9781351006330 1351006339 9781351006347 1351006347 9781351006323 1351006320
OCLC Number: 1045573635
Description: 1 online resource (434 p.)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures and tables; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Author profile; Table of cases; Table of legislation; Chapter 1 Overview; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Part 1: The engineer and the contract; 1.3 Part 2: The project and the contract; 1.4 Part 3: Avoidance and resolution of disputes; 1.5 Part 4: Forensic engineers and expert witnesses; 1.6 Part 5: International construction contracts; Part I The engineer and the contract; Chapter 2 The evolution of the role of the engineer; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The civil engineer 2.3 What is the role of the engineer?2.4 The project manager; 2.5 The engineer; 2.6 The engineer's historical role; 2.7 The Engineer as agent of the Employer; 2.8 Modern contractual provisions on the Engineer; 2.9 The decline of the engineer's role; 2.10 Long live the engineer!; Chapter 3 Time, cost and quality --
the engineer's eternal challenge; 3.1 Time, cost and quality; 3.1.1 Quality; 3.1.2 Time; 3.1.3 Cost; 3.1.4 Historical perspective; 3.2 Tension in contracting parties' expectations; 3.3 Graphical representations; 3.4 Project costs; 3.5 Design; 3.6 Failure 3.7 Disputes arise from unfulfilled expectationsChapter 4 Risk and construction contracts; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The contract and expectations; 4.3 Objectives and expectations; 4.4 Contractual success and failure; 4.5 Risk; 4.6 The relationship between contract "success" and risk; 4.7 "Allocation" of risk; 4.8 Risk management; 4.9 Scope and risk; 4.10 Risk events; 4.11 The choice of contract type; 4.12 Risk and contract forms; 4.13 Conclusion; Chapter 5 Managing design risk; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 What is design?; 5.2.1 Intellectual property; 5.2.2 The influence of design on a facility 5.2.3 The 1:10:100 "rule"5.3 Who carries out design?; 5.4 What are the design risks?; 5.4.1 Scope; 5.4.2 Time; 5.4.3 Cost; 5.4.4 Design quality; 5.4.5 IP risk; 5.4.6 Interface risk; 5.4.7 Insolvency; 5.4.8 FIDIC-identified risks; 5.5 Who should bear the design risks?; 5.6 Managing design risk by the employer; 5.6.1 Design interface with construction; 5.6.2 Designer's contract; 5.6.3 Scope risks; 5.6.4 Time risks; 5.6.5 Quality risks; 5.6.6 Managing cost; 5.6.7 IP risks; 5.6.8 Interface risks; 5.6.9 Insolvency risk; 5.7 Managing design risk by the designer; 5.8 Conclusion Chapter 6 Contracts for design services6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Procurement of design; 6.3 Contract terms and conditions addressing risk transference; 6.3.1 Responsibility for delays --
liquidated damages; 6.3.2 Responsibility for design data; 6.3.3 Generally inappropriate contract clauses: destruction of confidential information; 6.4 Conclusion; Chapter 7 Design life or service life: What is the difference?; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Design of constructed facilities; 7.3 The art and science of engineering; 7.4 Standards; 7.5 Reliability; 7.6 Limit state design; 7.7 Robustness; 7.8 Service life
Responsibility: Donald Charrett.

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