Paperback Literature for Project Controls Professionals
Below is the list of selected Project Controls literature in paperback verions suggested by our members. If any member wish to add a document here, please contact us and we will post the same after being reveiwed by our team members.




Stop Wasting Time!
By Norman Sanders
Long out of print. You will only find it in used book stores and libraries. Its a paperback, less than 200 pages and has cartoons. Mr. Sanders has an excellent wit and uses British humor to teach you everything you need to know to become functionally literate in scheduling.
The Pocket Guide for Large Industrial Projects
The Pocket Guide for Large Industrial Projects (for those Daring Enough to Take Responsibility for them) by Jean-Pierre Capron
 
Residential Construction Projects: Strategies & Solutions
Residential Construction Projects: Strategies & Solutions by Derek Graham
 




Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project Managers
Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project Managers — a Practical Navigation Guide on Large, Complex Projects
 
CPM Scheduling for Construction: Best Practices and Guidelines
CPM Scheduling for Construction: Best Practices and Guidelines edited by Christopher Carson and Peter Oakander
 

The Oil and Gas Engineering Guide
This books describes in a synthetic way the essence of all engineering disciplines. It gives the reader an overview of how Oil & Gas Facilities are engineered and covers their entire design cycle, from the high level functional duty to the detailed design. Recommended for planners who wish to enter into Oil & Gas and wish to know how the process works. Another strenght of this book is each engineering task is described and illustrated with a sample document taken from a real project and has over 250 illustrations.
 
CPM Mechanics [Hard Cover]
CPM Mechanics is the most comprehensive, coherent, and practical book ever written on the Critical Path Method (of modeling a Project Execution Strategy). It WILL exceed your expectations or your money back.
 

Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability & Claims
One of the most important references in the CPM related topics/issues/claims. Full reference of the book: Wickwire, J. M., Driscoll, T. J., Hurlbut, S. B., & Hillman, S. B. (2003). Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability and Claims (2nd Edition). New York: Aspen Publisher, Inc.
 
CPM in Construction Management
By James J. O’Brien, P.E., PMP; Fredric L. Plotnick, Esq., P.E.; Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2006
 

Construction Planning and Scheduling
By Jimmie W. Hinze
This resource offers broad coverage of all major scheduling subjects. It follows a logical progression, introducing precedence diagramming early and following with chapters on activity durations, resource allocations, network schedules, and more.
 
Faster Construction Projects with CPM Scheduling
By Murray Woolf

A comprehensive review that gives you insight into the latest innovations in network-based project planning, scheduling, and control saving you time and money on all construction projects.

 

Construction Project Scheduling and Control
By Saleh Mubarak
A Means publication and is an excellent book and gives very good CPM background as well as touching on specialties like risk
 
Calculating Lost Labor Productivity in Construction Claims
By William Schwartzkopf
 

Precedence and Arrow Networking Techniques for Construction
By Robert B. Harris
Professor of Civil Enineering from the University of Michigan. copywrite 1978, published by John Wiley & Sons
 
Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, 11th Edition
By Harold R. Kerzner, 11th Ed
This Eleventh Edition of the bestselling "bible" of project management maintains the streamlined approach of the prior editions and moves the content even closer to PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). New content has been added to this edition on measuring project management ROI, value to the organization and to customers, and much more.
 

Delay & Disruption in Construction Contracts
By Keith Pickavance
 
Construction Planning & Scheduling
By AGC
Its primary objective is to provide an educational tool that can be used within the construction industry to teach the concepts of construction planning and scheduling. Its content is written for all project personnel, from the working foreman to the project executive.
 

Principles of Planning for Building and Construction - Student Handout
This course is aimed at project management professionals in the building and construction industry who are interested in learning how to plan a project. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project, P3, SureTrak or P6
 
Principles of Planning for IT Projects - Student Handout
This course is aimed at Project Management professionals in the ICT industry who are interested in learning how to plan. The course is designed to precede a project scheduling software course such as Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera P6
 




Common Sense Construction Law: A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional
By Smith, Currie and Hancock's
It serves to provide real meaning to many of the proactive approaches to the avoidance of litigation and minimizing known and unknown risk arising from disputes as espoused in the above mentioned reference books.
 
Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability, and Claims
8th Edition by Allen M. Jones, Esq Wickwire, Thomas J. Driscoll
Excellent material to under the construction scheduling and as well as preparing for claims and associated liabilities.
 

About Time: Delay Analysis in Construction
By Stephen Lowsley
Over the years delays on construction projects has prompted a steady flow of reports, academic analyses and court cases, but these have provided very little straightforward practical advice to construction professionals on how to evaluate delays.
 
Construction Delays, 2nd Edition Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing Them Correctly
T Trauner
Practical, hands-on-guide to the prevention of construction delays and damages.
 

Delay Analysis in Construction Contracts 1st Edition
By P. John Keane
The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect, contractual liability and the damages experienced as a direct result of each event, can be difficult and complex.
 
Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims 1st Edition
Roger Gibson
This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims.
 
Liquidated Damages and Extensions of Time: In Construction Contracts, 3rd Edition
By Brian Eggleston
Liquidated damages and extensions of time are complex subjects, frequently forming the basis of contract claims made under the standard building and civil engineering contracts.
 
Causation and Delay in Construction Disputes, 2nd Edition
Nicholas J. Carnell
Building contract claims for more time on projects represent one of the largest sources of dispute within the industry.
 




Practical Cost Control Handbook for Project Managers
Practical Cost Control Handbook for Project Managers: A Practical Guide to Enable Consistent and Predictable Forecasting for Large, Complex Projects by Jeremy Avers
 
Integrated Cost and Schedule Control for Construction Projects
Integrated Cost and Schedule Control for Construction Projects by Frederic W. Mueller
 




Earned Value Project Management
By Fleming & Koppleman
One of the most important references in the CPM related topics/issues/claims. Full reference of the book: Wickwire, J. M., Driscoll, T. J., Hurlbut, S. B., & Hillman, S. B. (2003). Construction Scheduling: Preparation, Liability and Claims (2nd Edition). New York: Aspen Publisher, Inc.
 
Practical Application of Earned Value Performance Measurement - Student Handout
This course is aimed at project management professionals who wish to learn how set up and run an Earned Value Performance Measurement system. This course is very different to many other courses because it covers topics outside  standards.
 

Project Management Using Earned Value - Second Edition
Project Management Using Earned Value is the definitive resource for earned value project management and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). This book is about how the planning, control, and management of projects can be improved through the use of the concept called Earned Value. This book is designed for anyone with a basic familiarity with the requirements and disciplines of project management who desires to understand more about planning and control and how to improve these processes through the use of earned value.
 




International Journal of Project Management
Published Elsevier
Taking software scheduling packages into the equation.
 
Project Management
8th Edition by Dennis Lock
The writing is simple, clear and lucid, and the material is very logically organised. Recommended book for PERT/CPM and Planning & Scheduling techniques.
 




Practical Risk Management
By David Hulett
It contains a complete treatment of schedule risk analysis from basic to advanced concepts. The methods are introduced at the simplest level and are then progressively elaborated.
 
Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis by David Hulett
Integrated Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis by David Hulett
 




Project Planning & Control Using Primavera P6
This is an update of the Primavera Version 6.2 book and contains more chapters including Global Change, Multiple Project Scheduling, Managing the Enterprise Environment, Resource Optimization and Leveling. It is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and contains workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter for the reader to practice the skills taught.
 
Project Planning and Scheduling Using Primavera Contractor Version 6.1
This book is written by an experienced scheduler, who has used the software at the sharp end of projects and is not a techo. The book is designed to teach planners and schedulers in any industry how to set-up and use the software in a project environment. It explains in plain English and in a logical sequence.
 

Planning Using Primavera SureTrak ®
It is designed to teach planners and schedulers how setup and use the software in a project environment and explains about how to plan and control projects with the software. It is aimed at any industry such as building, construction, oil & gas, software development, government and defence.
 
Planning Using Primavera P3 ®
Written for project managers and planners in various industries, this book shows you how to setup and use the software in a project environment. It explains in a logical sequence, the steps required to create and maintain an unresourced and resourced schedule.
 



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