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ELECTIVE- CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
   Subjects:-
 Construction Technology – Paper 1st

 Project Management in Construction – Paper 2nd

 

 Curriculum of Construction Technology- Paper 1st    (IBM-E1029)

 

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Topics

1

Estimation And Costing: – What Is An Estimate, Types of Estimate, Rules & Methods of Measurement of Works and Taking Out Quantities, Principle of Units, Abstract of Estimated Cost.

2

Analysis of Rates: – Introduction, Aim of Rate Analysis, Factors Affecting The Rate Analysis, Fixing Up Rate/Unit of Item.

3

Specifications: – Introduction, Aim of Specifications, Principles of Specification Writing, Types of Specifications, Cement Concrete, Steel Reinforcement, Terrazzo (Marble Chips) Flooring Laid in Site, Wood Work for Door and Window Framers, Wood Work for Door And Window Shutters, Roads.

4

Earthwork: – Introduction, Principles of Framework Calculation, Earth Computation, Prismoldal Correction, Curvature Correction, Mass Diagram.

5

Valuation: – Qualifications and Functions of a Valuer, The Purposes of Valuation, Definitions, Valuation Tables, Valuation of Land, Methods of Valuation, Fixation of Rent, Rules Of Capital Cost Fixation or Govt. Buildings, Rules for Calculation of Standard Rent.

6

Contracts: – Essentials Of Contracts, Type of Engineering Contract, Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Type of Contract, Condition of Contracts, Topics Concerned with Contracts.

7

Introduction: – Need for Planning, Historical Development of Planning Methods, Bar Charts, Milestone Charts.

8

Critical Path Methods (CPM): – Network Representation of a Project.

9

Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT):-

10

Optimal Scheduling: – Cost-Duration Relationships, Network Compression, Compression Logic, Activity Decompression.

11

Updating The Network: – Activity Status Report, Progress Reports, Cost Records.

12

Resource Allocation: – Introduction, Allocation of Unlimited Resources, Resource Leveling, Allocation of Limited Resources, Multi-Resource Allocation.

13

Cash a Resource: – Cash Flow Diagram, Cost Control.

14

Other Construction Planning Techniques:- Line of Balance (Lob) Technique, Matrix Schedules, Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique.

15

Assembly Line Process: – Precedence Logic, Assembly Line Scheduling, Basic Assembly Line, Assembly Line Layout, Assembly Line Balancing.

16

Precedence Diagrams (PN) or (A-O-N) Diagrams:- Introduction, Fundamentals, Calculations on a Aon Network, Conversion from AOA Network to AON Network.

17

Electronic Construction Management:- Introduction, Digital Imaging (Di) And Worldwide Web (Www), Organizational Set-Up, Training, Case-Study,

18

Civil Engineering Systems:- The Structure of Systems Analysis and Design, Classification of Decision Systems, Mathematical Decision Making Models, Linear Mathematical Models, Optimum Structure Design, Non-Linear Unconstrained Optimization Methods, Non Linear Constrained Optimization Methods

19

Pozzolanas:- Introduction, Classification, Evaluation of Pozzolanic Activity, Pozzolana Manufacture and Energy Savings.

20

Ferrocement:- Introduction, to Ferrocement?, Mortar Composition, Reinforcement, Ferrocement Products, Ferrocement Roofs, Design of Small Capacity Ferrocement Water Tank, Prefabricated Ferrocement Houses, Short Description.

21

Light Weight Construction Technology : – Introduction, Properties of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Clinker and Breeze, Pumice Concrete , Foamed Slag, Expanded Minerals, Aerated Cement Mortars, Aerated Mortar Concrete, No-Fines Concrete, Porous Concrete, Design of Lightweight Concrete Mix, Mix Proportioning by Empirical Method.

22

Non-Conventional Structures:- Introduction, Bamboo Roof Structures.

23

Energy Saving by Use of Different Materials:- Introduction, Energy Computations, Other Energy Saving Methods.

24

Constraints:- Environmental Constraints, Legal Constraints, Material Constraints.

25

Major Construction Problems:- Field Inspection and Supervision, Mixing and Placing Problem, Hot and Cold Weather, Handling and Erection Difficulties, Framework Failures.

Curriculum of Project Management in Construction – Paper 2nd    (IBM-E1030)

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Topics

1

Project Management: – Introduction, Understanding Project Management, Why Project Management?, Evolution of Project Management, Objectives of Project Management, Project Overrun, Conclusion.

2

Project Selection: – Introduction, Project Identification, Project Initiation, Pre-Feasibility (PF) Study, Feasibility Study, Project Appraisal, Conclusion.

3

Project Planning: – Introduction, Planning Techniques, Convention of Draw Network, Project Planning Using CPM With AOA System,  Project Planning Using CPM With AON System, Project Planning Using Pert With AOA System, Difference Between PERT and CPM, Conclusion.

4

Project Planning: – Introduction, Scheduling With Constrained Resources, Crashing Of Network, Network Cost, Conclusion.

5

Project Planning Through Theory Of Constraints: – Introduction, Managing Project Uncertainty, Safety In Traditional Network And Its Effectiveness, Possible Causes For Wasting Safety Calculation Of Buffer Using Analytical Method, Critical Chain, Project Control, Conclusion.

6

Managing Project Risk: – Introduction, Definitions, Purpose Of Risk Management, Process of Risk Management, Conclusion.

7

Project Management Software Package: – Introduction, Advantages of Using Project Management Software, Common Features Available In Most of The Project Management Software, How To Get The Best of These Packages,  General Information  About These Packages, Conclusion.

8

Value Engineering: – Introduction, History of  VE, Definition, Objective And Scope of Applying VE In Project, VE Job Plan, Conclusion.

9

Project Start-Up Activities: – Introduction, Appointment of Project Manager, Project Authorization, Project Organization, Building Project Team, Project Execution, Conclusion.

10

Project Management Information System: – Introduction, Definitions, Why PMIS?, Elements of PMIS, Design of PMIS, Conclusion.

11

Purchase of Goods And Services: – Introduction, Purchase Cycle, Follow-Up, Receipt, Inspection and Storage of Goods, Conclusion.

12

Purchasing Capital Equipment: – Introduction, Purchasing Agency, Purchasing Cycle, Payment to Supplier, Conclusion.

13

Project Execution And Control: – Introduction, Project Execution Kick-Off Meeting, Issue of Network, Work-To List and Work Order Form, Project Control Process, Conclusion.

14

Project Close-Out Phase: – Introduction, Reasons for Project Closure, Steps to Close The Project, Conclusion.

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