The Forms and Variations of the CM System
The CM system has slowly acquired identity and definition since its spontaneous and controversial start nearly two decades ago. The numerous proprietary forms and variations of the system,...

A Review of Current Contract Documents
Three separate industry groups have published contract documents to be used with the construction management project delivery system. The documents parallel each other in certain respects,...

The Training of the Owner
Engineers would do well to explain to their clients just what the role of the engineer is. The place to start is with one's ability to produce a perfect set of plans. Imperfections...

Requirements of a High Technology Owner
The requirements of a high technology owner are best represented by a set of expectations and goals that are needed to achieve a certain business plan. There are extreme time pressures...

Designing for High Technology Use
Four papers are presented detailing factors and/or case studies on high technology facilities. The authors represent different points of view. An owner discusses the three phases of the...

Demands and Means for Construction Innovation
Increasing complexity of the facilities owners need, increasing concern by owners regarding the cost effectiveness of investments in constructed facilities, and growing capability and...

Future Containerships from a Ship Owner's Viewpoint
This paper is a presentation of the author's projection of size and design constraints of future containerships. There is a discussion of containers and on-deck container...

Construction Management of Small Hydro Projects
A major driving force in the small hydro industry is the corps of private entrepreneurs actively engaged in the development of small hydro projects. While many of these developers are...

Quality in Planning and Design Meeting the Owner's Objectives

Performing Quality Construction

Modifications At Operating Nuclear Power Plants
In these days of continuing regulatory requirement changes and high interest rates, the engineering of structural modifications for operating nuclear power plants has taken on greater...

Quality in the Constructed Project: A Workshop Report
In the fall of 1984, ASCE conducted a workshop to determine what actions are necessary to improve quality in the constructed project. The engineering segment of the two-day meeting included...

Quality in the Constructed Project
The purpose of the workshop summarized in this book was to develop an agenda for ASCE actions to promote quality in the constructed project. The papers, discussions and session reports...

Coastal Erosion Management in Australia and the U.S.
Current knowledge and management policies in both Australia and the U. S. favor non-structural over structural responses to coastal erosion problems wherever possible. The trend towards...

The Miami DPM Procurement Approach

The Owner as Resident Engineer: A Cost-Effctive Method of Project Management
Owners have recognized that corporate profitability depends not only on the professional skills applied to plant operations but also on the cost effectiveness of plant construction and...

The Consulting Engineer's Resident Engineer on Public Works Projects
The importance to the owner, engineering firm, and construction contractor of a qualified Resident Engineer on a construction project cannot be overly emphasized. Similarly, the duties,...

The Resident Engineer—Contractor Relationship
This paper focuses on one type of contract and the relationship between the Contractor and the Resident Engineer that exists within that contract. The type of contract is where the Owner...

The Resident Engineer's Position Regarding Claims
The authors explain that the resident engineer is on the front lines regarding claims and claims avoidance. The resident is in a position to develop a relationship of trust and confidence...

The Resident Engineer's Role in Multiple Contracts
This paper addresses the role of the Resident Engineer who functions either as a General, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechanization Engineer in multiple prime construction contracts. By...

 

 

 

 

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