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Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide, 2nd Edition - eBook

$119.00

by Peter G. Hessler

This timely second edition of Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide is revised and updated to include new technologies, evolving regulations, and the changing power generation mix between gas and coal plants. Hessler expands upon the first edition and provides a thorough plan for managing the financials of building a power plant. He covers the entire process from preplanning to contingency planning to the business of on-site construction management. The book includes checklists, guidelines, photos, and examples that serve as useful tools in the decision-making process. With a focus on finances, management skills, regulations, technology, and much more, this book is a must read for anyone with a stake in the power plant construction process.

Features of the 2nd Edition

  • New examples of the shifting power generation mix
  • Updated data on technology trends
  • Guidance on how to pursue and ensure a manageable contract
  • Construction management and financial awareness tools
  • Risk management and theDeadly Dozen
  • Managing with technology

Table of Contents
Introduction
1. Preplanning to Planning
2. Bidding
3. Preparing the Numbers
4. More on Planning the Process
5. Terms and Conditions
6. Risk Management
7. Setting Up the Job Site
8. Ensuring Quality
9. Safety
10. Managing the Financials
11. Managing the Site Activities and Cost Control
12. Information for Decision Making
13. Technology and the Field
Appendixes
A. Owner’s Construction Estimate Checklist
B. Contractor’s Construction Estimate Checklist
C. Contract Responsibilities Matrix
D. Job-site Visit Information Sheet
E. Business Controls Checklist

397 Pages/eBook/November 2014
ISBN10 1-59370-3376

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by Peter G. Hessler

This timely second edition of Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide is revised and updated to include new technologies, evolving regulations, and the changing power generation mix between gas and coal plants. Hessler expands upon the first edition and provides a thorough plan for managing the financials of building a power plant. He covers the entire process from preplanning to contingency planning to the business of on-site construction management. The book includes checklists, guidelines, photos, and examples that serve as useful tools in the decision-making process. With a focus on finances, management skills, regulations, technology, and much more, this book is a must read for anyone with a stake in the power plant construction process.

Features of the 2nd Edition

  • New examples of the shifting power generation mix
  • Updated data on technology trends
  • Guidance on how to pursue and ensure a manageable contract
  • Construction management and financial awareness tools
  • Risk management and theDeadly Dozen
  • Managing with technology

Table of Contents
Introduction
1. Preplanning to Planning
2. Bidding
3. Preparing the Numbers
4. More on Planning the Process
5. Terms and Conditions
6. Risk Management
7. Setting Up the Job Site
8. Ensuring Quality
9. Safety
10. Managing the Financials
11. Managing the Site Activities and Cost Control
12. Information for Decision Making
13. Technology and the Field
Appendixes
A. Owner’s Construction Estimate Checklist
B. Contractor’s Construction Estimate Checklist
C. Contract Responsibilities Matrix
D. Job-site Visit Information Sheet
E. Business Controls Checklist

397 Pages/eBook/November 2014
ISBN10 1-59370-3376

PennWell Books has partnered with VitalSource to offer eBooks direct to you through Bookshelf. Bookshelf will be the home of your eBooks. To proceed, you will need to setup an account at https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/#/user/registration.

Code(s) will be sent within 1 business day of purchase.

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