Quality in the Constructed Project: a Guide for Owners, Designers and Constructors

Steering Committee, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-781-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-781-0 (ISBN-10), 1990, Soft Cover, Pg. 176

Manual of Practice No.: 73

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


This final version of the Quality in the Construction Project (ASCE Manual No. 73) provides suggestions and recommendations to owners, design professionals, constructors and others on principles and procedures which have been effective in providing quality in the constructed project. It also provides guidance for establishing roles, responsibilities, relationships and limits of authority for project participants; and stresses the importance of concepts and practices that enhance the quality in the constructed project. Throughout the manual, various themes considered to be of particular importance are discussed. They include such concepts as: 1) the definition and assignment of responsibility; 2) the importance of teamwork; 3) the importance of concise contractual provisions; 4) the principles of good communication; 5) the owner's selection process for project team members; and 6) the procedures for design and construction.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Team building | Architect/Engineers | Terminology and definition | Owners | Professional development


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