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What is Bar Bending Schedule - Definition, Format & Software

Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) is basically the representation of bend shapes and cut length of bars as per structure drawings. BBS is prepared from construction drawings. For each member separate BBS is prepared because bars are bended in various shapes depending on the shape of member.

Steps in Construction Scheduling

Planning: Process of choosing the method and order of work Scheduling: Process of determining the interrelationship of associated timings of operations. Steps in Construction Scheduling Splitting of the project into work activities Determining logic relationships/interrelationships between activities. Construction of Network Diagrams.

Resource Levelling Allocation Management Techniques

Means to complete project activities are called RESOURCES. Examples are People, Machinery, Material, Capital, Time, etc. Peak demands of resources over short periods is undesirable. Resources may be limited or unlimited in nature from project to project.

Civil Construction Project Planning and Management

A Project is a job that has a beginning and an end (time), a specified outcome ( scope) at a stated level of quality (performance), and a budget (cost). A project is a temporary effort to create a unique product or service. Projects usually include constraints and risks

Project Control Schedule Control Value Engineering

Cost control Cash Flow Analysis Schedule Control Material Management

Policies of Management of Construction Projects

Factors contractors consider in deciding whether or not to bid a particular project include: Location of the work Factors Contractors Consider Identity of the owner Availability of key company personnel Experience in the type of work solicited...Factors Contractors Consider Whether or not there is financing for the project Size of the project.... Bid preparation

The 5 Golden Rules of Project Management

To deliver your project on time, you need to manage time carefully. To do this, make sure every task is listed in a Project Plan and that they are scheduled to occur precisely when they need to. Every week, update your plan with the time spent completing tasks and identify whether each task is ahead or behind schedule. Track the % complete of each task and if it's behind

Team Functions, Roles and Responsibilities

Contracts are broken down into activities for purposes of scheduling, estimating, progress control and cost control. Large projects can have several hundred activities or more. Trick is to know which activities are critical. Critical activities are those that could impact the cost of the work by at least one half of one percent of the bid price: For example, on a $1,000,000 project.

Construction Project Quality Management

Total quality is an approach to doing business that attempts to maximize the competitiveness of an organization through the continual improvement of the quality of its products, services, people, processes and environments. Characteristics of the Total Quality: Strategically based Customer focus (internal and external) Obsession with quality Scientific approach to decision making and problem solving

Resource Planning and Cost Management Techniques

Cost Estimating involves developing an assessment of the likely quantitative result-how much will it cost the performing organization to provide the product or service involved. Pricing is a business decision-how much will the performing organization charge for the product or service. Using the actual cost of a previous, similar project as the basis for

Construction Management Functions

Responsibility to construct the project:I 1. n accordance with the plans and specifications 2. To satisfy the customer’s cost, quality, and time expectations. The project team is organized for the purpose of accomplishing those missions! Owner Functions: 1. Defining the scope of the project 2. Planning the project 3. Financing the project 4. Ensuring the project team

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