CSVTU, B.E. VI Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Construction Planning & Management Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Construction Planning & Management Code: 320615 (20)

Unit 1

Introduction

Objectives and functions of project management, project feasibility reports, Planning for construction projects,

Cost control in construction-importance, objectives of cost control, cost control systems.

Economics of Project management

Economic analysis of engineering projects, economic studies, sensitivity analysis, Introduction to

Management Information System (MIS)- definition, outline of MIS.

Unit 2

Scheduling

Scheduling Job layout and Line of balance, project management through networking PERT, CPM

Unit 3

Safety and Quality Control

Importance, causes of Accidents safety measures, responsibility for safety, safety benefits to various parties.

Quality control in construction: Importance, Elements of quality, Quality Assurance Techniques, Quality

Control Circles.

Total Quality Management in construction, Introduction, Elements of TQM, Approaches to total quality,

difference between traditional management and TQM, Applications and constants of TQM in construction

process.

Unit 4

Economics of Project management

Economic analysis of engineering projects, economic studies, sensitivity analysis, Introduction to

Management Information System (MIS)- definition, outline of MIS.

Unit 5

Construction Equipments and Management

Classification of construction equipments, earth moving equipments, hauling equipments, hoisting

equipments, aggregate and concrete production equipments, pile driving equipments, time and motion

studies, waiting line theory, Need for mechanisation, financing aspects, factors affecting selection of

construction equipments, cost of owning and operating the construction equipment, role of operation research

in equipment management, equipment maintenance.

Name of Text Books:

Construction Engineering and Management – S. Seetharaman (Umesh Publications, New delhi, 1997)

PERT & CPM – Punmia, B.C. and Khandelwal, K.K. (Laxmi Publications, New Delhi 1997)

Construction Management and Planning – Sen Gupta & Guha (Tata McGraw Hill)

Name of Reference Books:

Construction Planning Equipment and Methods – Peurify/ Schexnayder, 6

th

Edition (Tata McGraw Hill)

PERT & CPM – Sreenath, I.S. (East West Press, New Delhi, 1975)

 

Construction Management and Accounts – Vazirani,V.N. & Chandola, S.P. (Khanna Publishers, New

 

Delhi, 2002)

 

Construction Planning and Management – Gahlot & Dhir (New Age Publisher)

 

 

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