Attached please find hw with instructions, text book Construction Management 4 edition.Essay Responses: All questions need to be answered in essay format (must be typed, doubled spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point font, with 1″ margins, and all sources must be sited).
For this assignment you will need to complete the following:
Chapter 10: Exercises # 1, 2, and Discussion #1 and 2 pages 242-243
Exercises 1. Talking with a scheduler, review a construction schedule and answer the following questions:
a. Howlongdidittaketocompletetheschedule?
b. Wheninthedesign/buildprocesswasthescheduleprepared?
c. Howisthescheduleorganized?
d. Howistheschedulecoded?Bysubcontract?Byresponsibility?
e. Whatactivitiesfallonthecriticalpath?
f. Howoftenisthescheduleupdated?
g. Is the schedule being used for any advanced project management activities such as resourceleveling,cashflowprojections,andsoon?
2. Working in a small group, construct a schedule for a small project or focus on part of a larger project (with fewer than one hundred activities). Examples include a single-family house; tenant fit-up work for a commercial building; or the work of a particular major trade for a large project such as mechanical, electrical, site, or concrete work. Use available scheduling software as appropriate
.Discussion
1. Up-to-date information on activity durations resides with the subcontractor and vendors. How does the construction manager incorporate this important information into the schedule that precedes subcontractor and vendor selection.
2.
Whatdoesfloatmeantoyou?Fromtheperspectiveofaclient,generalcontractor,subcontractor,andvendordiscusswhatfloatmeanstoyou.Isfloatworthbargainingover?Whyorwhynot?
Chapter 11: Exercises # 1, 2, and Discussion #1 and 2 pages 271-272
Exercises
1. Gather from a local construction company some example forms used to report actual cost, schedule, and performance information from the field to the home office. Report on the cost-coding system used. Explain what value each bit of information provides to the fol-lowing company departments:
a. Estimating
b. Scheduling
c. Project management
d. Accounting
e. Contract administration
f. Purchasing
2. Examine a new communication, computational, or software technology and explain what economic benefits it can provide to the construction project control process. Possible topics
might be advances in three-dimensional CAD, estimating/scheduling/CAD integration, Internet communications, or digital photography.
Discussion
1. Research and discuss the sources of good “actual” cost and schedule information. For instance, when a material delivery occurs and the field “signs for” the delivery, who receives that information?
2. Almost every student today owns some type of smart phone and downloads many different types of applications. What technology strategy do you suggest for the construction companies that hire today’s college graduate? Do they dictate a technology platform and provide the hardware or do they en




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