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The Resource Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques

Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques

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Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques
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Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques
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Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques
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Construction Program Management {u2013} Decision Making and Optimization Techniques
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  • Preface -- Contents -- 1 Program Management Perspective -- Abstract -- Introduction to Program Management -- Program Framework -- The Role of the Program Manager -- Program Management Objectives -- Necessity for the Development of Structured Systems -- Program Planning -- Decision-Making Approach for Program Management -- Operations Research -- Significance of Operations Research -- Optimization Models for Program Management -- Statistics and Forecasting -- Linear Programming -- Artificial Intelligent Methods -- References -- 2 Decision-Making Principles -- Abstract -- Decision Theory in Programs -- Information Feed in Decisions -- Program Management Quality -- Organization Theory -- Program Organization Structure -- Responsibilities and Functions -- The Scalar Principle -- System Understanding---A Program Approach -- System Environment -- System Analysis -- System Models -- Contingency View -- Open and Closed Systems -- Decision-Making Principles -- Improving the Accuracy of Decision Making -- Methodology and Knowledge Preparation -- Evaluation of Decision-Making Methods -- Contextual Influences -- Formalization Advantages -- Formalization Complexity -- Program Complexity as a Contingency Factor -- Decision-Making Formalization Methods -- Reliability and Validity of Decision Making -- References -- 3 Planning and Scheduling---A Practical and Legal Approach -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Scheduling and Planning Development -- Critical Path Method Overview -- Activity Duration -- Logical Relationship -- Forward Pass and Backward Pass -- Critical Path -- Advantages and Disadvantages of the Critical Path Method -- Float -- Total Float and Free Float -- Interfering Float -- Independent Float -- Float Ownership -- Methods of Calculating Delays -- Other Aspects of Time-Related Issues -- Critical Path Method's Dynamic Nature---The Legal Approach
  • US Construction Case Law Pertinent to Extension of Time and Delays -- Standard Forms of Contract and Scheduling -- The Critical Path Method and Standard Forms of Contract -- The JCT Standard Form of Building Contract, 1998 Edition (JCT 98) and 2005 Edition (JCT 2005) -- NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract -- ICE Conditions of Contract, Measurement Version, 7th Edition, September 1999 (ICE 7th) -- Completion, Early Completion, and Acceleration -- References -- Legal Court Cases -- 4 Mathematical Methods---Statistics and Forecasting -- Abstract -- Statistics Analysis -- Sampling Theory -- Variables, Index, and Summation -- Index -- Averages or Measures of Central Tendency -- Median -- Mode -- Dispersion or Variation -- Range -- Mean Deviation -- Standard Mean of Deviation Is -- Sampling Distribution -- Unbiased Parameters -- Confidence Interval Estimates of Population Parameters -- Confidence Intervals of Means -- Forecasting -- Delphi Method -- Time Series Models -- Least Square Estimates -- Moving Average -- Exponential Smoothing -- Time Series Analysis---Decomposition -- Additive Model -- Multiplicative Model -- Double Moving Averages -- Forecasting a Series with Trend Using a Linear Moving Average -- Double Exponential Smoothing: Holt's Two-Parameter Method -- Curve Fitting -- Method of Least Squares -- Regression -- Forecasting Methods' Uses and Disadvantages -- Applications of Statistics and Forecasting Methods for Program Management -- Forecasting of Tenders for the Construction of Programs -- Forecast Models for Actual Construction Time and Cost -- Forecasting Models to Predict Manpower Demand -- A Decision Support Model for Construction Program Management---An Overview -- References -- 5 Operations Research and Optimization Techniques -- Abstract -- Operations Research---Introduction -- Operations Research Mechanism
  • Operations Research Approach -- General Mathematical Models -- Network Flow Programming -- Integer Programming -- Nonlinear Programming -- Dynamic Programming -- Stochastic Programming -- Combinatorial Programming -- Simulation -- Constraint Satisfaction -- Convex Program -- Heuristic Optimization -- Optimization Techniques and Mathematical Programming -- Linear Programming---An Introduction -- Linear Programming---Problem Formulation -- Terminology -- Assumptions -- Basic Transformations -- Graphical Solution for Linear Programming---An Example -- A Standard Form for all Linear Programming Problems -- Linear Programming Practical Examples in Construction -- Concrete Batches Problem -- Resources Problem -- The Transportation Problem -- Activity Analysis Problem -- Linear Programming Technique to Find the Critical Path for the Program Network -- Applications of Linear Programming in Program Management -- A Linear Programming Approach for Project Control -- Linear Programming Approach to Optimizing Strategic Investment in the Construction Workforce -- Optimizing Scheduling Programs Using Linear Programming -- References -- 6 Techniques for Intelligent Decision Support Systems -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Concept -- Definitions -- Architecture and Components -- Knowledge Base -- The Rule Base -- Knowledge Acquisition -- Working Memory -- Inference Engine -- User Interface -- Features -- Limitations -- System Environments -- Knowledge Management in Construction -- Knowledge-Based Systems in Program Management -- Applications -- Genetic Algorithms -- Concept -- Process -- Evolution Operators -- Features -- Limitations -- Applications -- Multiple Constraint Scheduling -- Time--Cost Trade-off -- Construction Material Delivery Schedules -- Resource Leveling -- Finance-Based Scheduling -- References
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