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Location-Based Management for Construction

Planning, scheduling and control, 1st Edition

By Russell Kenley, Olli Seppänen


554 pages

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With extensive case studies for illustration, this is a practitioner's guide to an entirely new production system for construction management using flowline scheduling.

Covering the entire process of presenting a comprehensive management system – from design, through measurement, scheduling, and visualization and control – its emphasis is on reducing cost and increasing quality.

Drawing its components together into a management system, the authors not only include theory and explanations of how and why it works, but also examine and present a suite of methods for successful project implementation.

Perfect as a how-to guide for researchers and advanced construction students to discover the simple application of the new techniques, and invaluable for acquiring the practical tools for planning and controlling projects.


"Location Based Management for Construction: Planning, Schedulling and Control by Kenley and Seppännen is the new 'Bible' for learning about Location Based Techniques."

- www.cad-addict.com

"This book is ideally suited for advanced scheduling courses and Masters level programmes where 'beyond the basics' can be covered."

- Construction Management and Economics

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Section 1: Construction Planning 2. The Development of Project Scheduling 3. Combining CPM and Location-Based Planning 4. Planning for Lean Construction 5. Flowline Methodologies 6. Implementation Section 2: Construction Control 7. Theory of Control in Construction 8. Tools for Controlling Construction 9. Control Methodologies 10. Implementation Section 3: Practical Planning for Projects 11. Planning Project Types 12. Case Study 1 13. Case Study 2 14. Case Study 3 15. Case Study 4

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General