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CEE 266, Construction Management

Course Description:

An overview of management and construction techniques used in engineering ventures and projects. Scheduling, estimation, construction methods, financial controls, contracts, labor relations and organizational forms. Case studies and lecturers from industry. Prerequisites CEE 202, or instructor's approval.

Text book:
  • Construction Management Fundamentals, 2nd Ed.
    by K. Knutson, C.J. Schexnayder, C.M. Fiori, R.E. Mayom, McGraw Hill, ISBN# 978-0-07-340104-1
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Location and Hours:
Lecture: M/W/F, 9:10-10:00 AM, CITL EWFM 379

Grader: Robert Witkowski (rnw217@lehigh.edu)
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Course Handouts in PDF

Disclaimer: Students are expected to keep their own notes. The handouts highlight the lecture content and are by NO MEANS a complete set. The instructor reserves the right to make changes that may not be reflected in the handouts below, it is the students' responsibility to keep a complete and current set of notes for each lecture.

Class Lectures
No.DescriptionSlidesTake Notes
1Introduction, Construction Industry, CM Functions (READ Ch1/2 & 3) Lect 1 Lect1N
2Project Organization & contracting (READ Ch3 & 8)
a) Delivery Methods, b) Payment Scheme
c) Award Methods, d) Contract components & Admin,
e) Contract Documents, and
Contract Document Samples
Lect 2a
Lect 2bc
Lect 2d
Lect 2e
Lect2aN
Lect2bN
Lect2cN
Lect2dN
3Scheduling Techniques (READ Ch4), a)Deterministic Scheduling,
b) PDM, c) Velocity Diagrams.
Lect 3a
Lect 3b
Lect 3c
Lect3aN
Lect3bN
Lect3cN
4MS Project Part1 Handout and Vidoe Intro.
MS Project Part 2 and Video Part 2
Butz PSD Presentation Video
5Cost Estimation, (READ Ch 5), & RSMeans
a)Conceptual & Preliminary Est.
(Uniformat II and CSI Masterformat 2004)
b) Assembly Esitmation Estimate Uniformat Excel
c) Detailed Estimation
d) 1.Gen. Req./Equipment, 2.Measurement Met(Quantity Takeoff)
e) Labor/Overhead Distrib.

Lect 4a
Lect 4b
Lect 4c
Lect 4d1
Lect 4d2
Lect 4e
Lect4aN
Lect4bN
Lect4cN
Lect4dN
Lect4eN

6Estimating Heavy/Civil Projects, parts a&b (READ Ch 6)
Cashflow and Cost Distribution
Lect 5a
Lect 5b
Lect 5c
Lect5aN
Lect5bN
7Building Materials (READ Ch 13) and (READ Ch 14)
  • Concrete Construction
  • Steel ConstructionConstruction Methods

Lect 6a
Lect 6b

Lect6a
Lect6b
8Estimating Building Projects (READ Ch 7 pp.212-246)
Cranes & Loaders (READ pp.380 -, 389-)
9Estimating Building Projects (READ Ch 6 pp.228-cont.)
10Procurement, Contract Admin., Bid Types and Process(READ Ch 8)