Construction Delays

Construction Delays

Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing Them Correctly

3rd Edition - September 20, 2017
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  • Authors: Mark Nagata, William Manginelli, Scott Lowe, Theodore J. Trauner
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128112441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128112434

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Description

Construction Delays, Third Edition, provides the latest specialized tools and techniques needed to avoid delays on construction projects. These include institutional, industrial, commercial, hi-rise, power and water, transportation and marine construction projects. Most other references provide only post facto construction delay analysis. This update includes 18 chapters, 105 sections and approximately 100 new pages relative to the second edition.

Key Features

  • Features greatly expanded discussion of the project management concerns related to construction delays, including a more comprehensive discussion of the development and review of the project schedule
  • Offers a detailed analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the most common construction delay approaches and how they should be properly deployed or avoided
  • Includes significant discussion of the contract provisions governing scheduling, the measurement of delays and payments for delay
  • Includes numerous real world case studies

Readership

Public and Private Owners; Contractors, Subcontractors, and Material Suppliers; Architects, Engineers, and other Design Professionals; Construction Project Managers; and the Attorneys that represent them all

Table of Contents

  • 1. Project Scheduling
    2. Float and the Critical Path
    3. Schedule Reviews
    4. Types of Construction Delays
    5. Measuring Delays - The Basics
    6. Delay Analysis Using Bar Chart Schedules
    7. Delay Analysis Using CPM Schedules
    8. Delay Analysis Using No Schedules
    9. Other Forensic Schedule Analysis Techniques - Their Strengths and Weaknesses
    10. The Owner’s Damages Due to Delay
    11. The Contractor’s Damages Due to Delay
    12. Home Office Overhead
    13. Other Categories of Delay Damages
    14. Inefficiency Caused by Delay
    15. Acceleration
    16. Determining Responsibility for Delay
    17. Risk Management
    18. Delays and the Contract

Product details

  • No. of pages: 418
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2017
  • Published: September 20, 2017
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128112441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128112434
  • About the Authors

    Mark Nagata

    Mark is a recognized expert regarding the analysis of Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules. He’s a qualified expert witness. Mark was a contributing author and continues to provide updates and revisions to the AACE International’s (AACEi) Recommended Practice No. 29R-03 for Forensic Schedule Analysis (RP-FSA. He writes and speaks nationally and internationally on construction claim topics. Mark uses his expertise to help his client’s prepare, evaluate, and analyze delays, inefficiencies, acceleration, and damages on projects including transportation, power, medical, education, commercial, and high-rise buildings across the US and internationally.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Trauner Consulting Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    William Manginelli

    William A. Manginelli has extensive experience in project management, scheduling, construction change analysis, and surety completion on many types of projects including institutional, industrial, commercial, hi-rise, power and water, transportation, and marine construction. His expertise lies in the areas of construction management and the analysis of construction impacts, including delays, inefficiency, acceleration, and damages.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Trauner Consulting Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Scott Lowe

    Scott Lowe, P.E., has directed and performed all types of analyses related to claims including delay and inefficiency (typically using measured mile for inefficiency); assessed responsibility for contract changes; and calculated various types of delay damages. He has evaluated problems and offered solutions on almost every type of project including transportation, water and wastewater treatment, power, process and manufacturing, medical, educational, commercial, correctional, hotels, condominiums, residential, and athletic facilities. He has worked on projects large and small throughout the US and internationally.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Trauner Consulting Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Theodore J. Trauner

    A nationally recognized construction expert in scheduling, construction management, cost overruns/damages, construction means and methods, and delay and inefficiency analysis, Ted has either managed construction or evaluated problems on virtually every type of project including transportation, water/wastewater treatment, power, process and manufacturing, medical, educational, commercial, correctional, hotels, condominiums, residential housing, and athletic facilities.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Trauner Consulting Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Latest reviews

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    • Dr. R. Mon May 31 2021

      Special innovations in risk management, change management and project delay analysis (Dr. Vahid Rooholelm)

      Dear readers, the contents of this book are very informative. I managed to come up with innovative solutions to solve the problems of project changes and delays. I have combined 5 special innovations that solve the problems of risk management techniques, change management and SCL latency analysis. These articles have been published. 1- Designing Model in Delays Risk Management Planning and Result Oriented Delays Analysis, Based on Variance and Importance Degree (BVID) - Transactions on Engineering Management. 2- Modeling a Concentration Pattern on Critical Paths in Control of Project Delays- International Journal of Industrial Mathematics (IJIM). 3- Project Penalty Cost Management, Based on Activity Sensitivity Analysis (BASA)- International Journal of Finance and Managerial Accounting (IJFMA). 4- Share Determination of Stakeholder Delays, Based on Targeted Delays Analysis of Project, with Incursive and Defensive Approach (In-De)- International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. 5- Designing Pattern for Project Delay Analysis with Several Periods Extension of Time, Continuous and Discrete (Pr-to-Pr) - Computers & Industrial Engineering.

    • vahid r. Thu Sep 20 2018

      vahid rooholelm

      thanks a lot