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Project and Cost Engineers' Handbook

Project and Cost Engineers' Handbook

4th Edition

Kenneth K. Humphreys
November 30, 2004

Making the specifics of a complex concern accessible and its handling quite manageable, this fourth edition of the Project and Cost Engineers' Handbook examines the variables associated with international projects and project risk analysis. It provides instruction on contingency planning, delves...

Planning, Estimating, and Control of Chemical Construction Projects

Planning, Estimating, and Control of Chemical Construction Projects

2nd Edition

Pablo F. Navarrete, William C. Cole
January 23, 2001

Contains added chapters emphasizing the importance of choosing the correct project and defining project goals. Stresses the need for adequate front end loading (FEL) and outlines the responsibility of the venture manager in project selection. Provides updated case studies and examples on technical...

Applied Cost Engineering

Applied Cost Engineering

3rd Edition

Forrest Clark, A.B. Lorenzoni
November 05, 1996

This thoroughly rewritten and updated third edition offers comprehensive coverage of cost engineering, emphasizing capital projects and focusing on both estimating and cost control. Maintaining and enhancing the style of presentation that made the previous editions so popular, Applied Cost...

Cost Management of Capital Projects

Cost Management of Capital Projects

1st Edition

Kurt Heinze
August 28, 1996

Aiming to bridge the gap between the quantitative viewpoint of management science and the practical, day-to-day needs of project cost management, this text offers coverage of an integrated cost management programme. It presents the use of method study techniques to increase the effectiveness of...

Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control

Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control

1st Edition

James Bent, Kenneth K. Humphreys
May 01, 1996

This work outlines a state-of-the-art project control and trending programme, focusing on advanced applied-cost and schedule-control skills for all phases of a project at both owner and contractor level. It contains information on the three major aspects of the total project programme: the...

Basic Cost Engineering

Basic Cost Engineering

3rd Edition

Kenneth K. Humphreys
September 05, 1995

This work focuses on the application of fundamental cost engineering principles to the capital and operating costs estimation of major projects. It provides detailed coverage of profitability, risk, and sensitivity analysis. This third edition: discusses novel strategies for calculating preliminary...

Techniques for Capital Expenditure Analysis

Techniques for Capital Expenditure Analysis

1st Edition

Thorne
June 28, 1995

This work examines the most important techniques for analyzing the profitability of capital investments. It discusses time value mechanics and financial concepts, including discounted cash flow, return on investment, incremental analysis, cash flow tables, income taxes, depreciation, cost of...

Hazardous Waste Cost Control

Hazardous Waste Cost Control

1st Edition

Richard Selg
June 29, 1993

A text for a graduate or upper-level undergraduate course, and a reference for practicing cost, pollution, and environmental engineers. Explains methods for dealing with issues of hazardous waste such as cost growth, static and dynamic baseline development, contingency estimating, risk and uncertain...

Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries

Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries

1st Edition

Robert Creese, M. Adithan
August 25, 1992

This practical reference/text provides a thorough overview of cost estimating as applied to various manufacturing industries, with special emphasis on metal manufacturing concerns. It presents examples and study problems illustrating potential applications and the techniques involved in estimating...

Computerized Management of Multiple Small Projects: Planning, Task and Resource Scheduling, Estimating, Design Optimization, and Project Control

Computerized Management of Multiple Small Projects: Planning, Task and Resource Scheduling, Estimating, Design Optimization, and Project Control

1st Edition

Richard E. Westney
March 17, 1992

"This well-organized reference presents complete and explicit instructions on exactly what to do to manage multiple small projects -- using limited resources -- in any industry. The hands-on methods -- derived from proven successes in every type of business -- specifically address the needs of the...

Computer-Organized Cost Engineering

Computer-Organized Cost Engineering

1st Edition

Samid
July 27, 1990

Providing a sequence of steps for matching cost engineering needs with helpful computer tools, this reference addresses the issues of project complexity and uncertainty; cost estimation, scheduling, and cost control; cost and result uncertainty; engineering and general purpose software; utilities th...

Computerized Project Control

Computerized Project Control

1st Edition

F. Drigani
October 21, 1988

Highlights advantages, disadvantages, and future trends of computerization to project control activity. Stresses identification of when computerization is needed and explores how to convert. Covers fundamentals of project control theory, software technology, and labor and cost analysis. Includes glo...

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