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Quality in the constructed project : a guideline for owners, designers, and constructors : manual of professional practice.

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©1988-
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Prelim. ed. for trial use and commentView all editions and formats
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American Society of Civil Engineers.
Quality in the constructed project.
New York, N.Y. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©1988-
(OCoLC)568977109
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Society of Civil Engineers.
ISBN: 0872626377 9780872626379
OCLC Number: 17732577
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Background --
Authors and Reviewers --
Intent and Goals --
Content, Style, and Language --
Principal Themese --
Review History --
Legal Review --
Acknowledgement --
Volume I Authors --
Volume I Chapter Revieweres --
Reviewing Organizations --
Benefits of Quality Design and Construction --
Quality --
Definition and Characteizations --
The Design and Construction Industry --
The Project Team --
Quality Assurance and Quality Control --
Responsibility and Risk --
Lack of Quality --
Selection Procedures --
Cost and Quality --
Safety Factor --
Requirements and Quality --
The Time to Consider Quality --
Ethics, Integrity, and Moral Obligations --
Benefits to the Public --
Benefits to the Owner, Design Professional, and Constructor --
Summary --
The Owner's Role, Expectations, and Objectives --
The Owner's Role and Responsibilities --
The Owner's Objectives and Expectations --
The Owner's General Objectives --
Objectives of Private Owners --
Objectives of Public Owners --
Objectives Versus Expectations --Determining the Owner's Expectations --
Conflicting Expectations --
The Design Professional's and Constructor's Roles --
The Communication and Coordination Process --
The Importance of Communication and Coordination --
Key Contacts of Team Members --
Team Members' Roles in Coordination --
Development of Coordination Process --
Communication Methods for Coordination --
Critical Points in Project Communication --
Resolving Conflicts and Disagreements --
Alternatives Studies and Project Impacts --
Refining Project Objectives --
Investigating Alternative Solutions --
Determining Project Impacts --
How the Public Influences Alternative Studies --
Examples of Study Scenarios --
Selectionof Preferred Alternatives --
The Project Team --
Project Team Organization --
The Project Manager --
The Owner and the Owner's Team --
The Design Professional and the Design Team --
The Constructor and the Construction Team --
Procedures for Selecting the Design Professional --
Selecting the Design Professional --
Basis for Selection --
Owner's Selection Committee --
Statement of Qualifications --
Selection Procedure --
Bidding --
Two-Envelope System --
The Agreement for Design Services --
Types of Agreements for Design Services --
EJCDC Documents for Design Services --
AIA Documents for Design Services --
Other Sources of Standard Agreement Forms --
The Goals and Objectives of the Agreement --
Scope of the Design Professional's Services --
Conditions of the Agreement --
General Contract Provisions --
Scope of the Project --
Planning and Managing the Design --
Organizing for Design --
The Design Team Leader --
Initiating the Design --
Project Design Guidelines --
Coordination and Communication During Design --
Monitoring and Controlling Design, Costs and Schedules --
Avoiding Threats to Quality --
Value Engineering --
Design Practices --
Office Practice --
Quality Design --
Compliance with Codes and Standards --
Safety --
Structural Example --
Drafting Practices --
Design-Related Quality Control and Quality Assurance --
Probable Construction Costs --
Approvals and Permits by Regulatory Agencies --
Grant Applications --
Constructibility Reviews --
Design Responsibility --
Reference Standards --
Design Quality Through the use of Computers --
General Considerations for Use of Computers in Design --
Specific Computer Considerations for Design --
Design Discipline Requirements --
Levels of Disciplines --
Project Requirments for Each Discipline --
Participation by Professional Discipline Leader During Design --
Participation by Design Professionals During Construction --
Peer Review --
Distinguishing Features of Peer Review --
Nondistinctive Features ofPeer Review --
Two Main Categories of Peer Reviews --
Organizational Peer Reviews --
Other Organizational Peer Review Programs --
Project Peer Reviews --
Common Features of Both Types --
Project Management Peer Review Process --
the Project Design Peer Review Process --
the Report and Subsequent Actions --
Professional And Legal Respnsibilities of Parties --
Description of Existing Organizational Peer Review Programs --
Guidelines for a Project Management Peer Review --
Guidelines for a Project Design Peer Review --
Planning for Construction --
Resources for Quality Construction --
Owner's Capabilities --
The Construction Contract and Purchasing Program --
Planning for Construction --
Need for On-Site Representatives --
The Construction Team --
Contractual Arrangements --
Assembling the Team --
The Construction Plan --
Primary Members of the Construction Team --
Others Who Influence the Construction Process --
Competitive Bidding Procedures for Selecting the Constructor --
Competitive Bidding --
Forms and Documents Used in the Bidding Process --
Recommended Bidding Procedures Prior to Bid Opening --
Bid Opening --
Procedures After Bid Opening --
Contract Award --
The Construction Contract --
Basic Construction Contracts --
Special Forms of Construction Contracts --
Construction Related Documents --
Planning and Managing Construction Activities --
Organization for Traditional Construction and Construction Management --
Preconstruction Meeting --
The Construction Plan --
Coordination and Communications --
Loss Prevention --
Project Evaluation --
Quality Assurance and Quality Control --
Contract Administration Procedures for Construction --
Quality Commitments --
Coset Control, Payments, and Estimates --
Types of Contracts --
Retainage --
Liquidated Damages --
Bonus and Penalty Clauses --
Change Orders --
Nonconstructor Invoices --
Construction Progress --
Progress Reports --
Communication Methods: Reports and Records --
Certificates of Completion --
Construction Quality Through the use of Computers --
Basic Responsibilities --
History of Computer Use in Construction --
Computers in Construction --
Administrative Use --
Special Applications --
Evaluating Functions --
Shop Drawings --
Classes of Shop Drawings --
Contract Requirements --
General Responsibilities and Communications --
Shop Drawings for Structural Components --
Responsibilities of the Owner --
Responsibilities and Authority of Design Professionals for Class 1 Shop Drawings --
Responsibilities and Authority of Design Professionals for Class 2 Shop Drawings --
REsponsibilities and Authority of Design Professionals for Class 3 Shop Drawings --
Fabricator, Detailer, and Subcontractor --
Suppliers and Manufacturers --
Constructor --
Project Start-Up Program --
Organizing the Start-Up Program --
Individual Responsibilities and Communications --
Essential Elements of a Quality Start-Up Program --
Start-Up Activities --
Operations and Maintenance --
Planning for Operations and Maintenance Procedures --
Design Phase --
Construction Phase --
Start-Up Phase --
Risk, Liabilities, and Conflict Avoidance --
The Design Professional's Risks --
Managing Legal Exposure --
Selection of Work and Team Members --
Management of Contract Terms --
Managing the Construction Contract --
Contractual Risk Transfer to Outside Parties --
Insurance Needs of the Owner --
Insurance Needs of the Design Professional --
Insurance Needs of the Constructor --
Contractual Conflict Arrangements --
Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution --
Unified Risk Insurance --
Conflict Avoidance --
Summary --
Bonds --
Types of Insurance.

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