Higher Education

Scheduling with Suretrak, 2nd Edition

  • David A. Marchman University of Southern Mississippi
  • Tulio Sulbaran University of Mississippi
  • ISBN-10: 1401867219  |  ISBN-13: 9781401867218
  • 416 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2000
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.25



Quality construction management involves the coordination of many resources, and this step-by-step introduction to construction scheduling and project control techniques ties together the start-to-finish aspects of a modern construction project. Updated to Release 3.0, Scheduling with SureTrak, 2nd Edition utilizes the latest screen captures from the premier construction scheduling software on the market as visuals to illustrate all facets of project control. Its distinctive coverage of construction scheduling includes the traditional theory associated with planning, scheduling, and controlling construction projects, along with the actual use of Primavera's SureTrak software into these applications. This book not only exposes learners to on-screen images but also shows them how to manipulate hard copy prints for exceptional communication and demonstration results.

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Features and Benefits

  • completely updated to version 3.0 of the software to help users keep pace with industry advancements
  • step-by-step tutorials easily lead readers through all the construction scheduling applications of the software
  • additional examples and exercises enhance learning for the students as they are encouraged to apply the concepts in each chapter
  • its unique design as a problems-oriented lab manual fosters the use of troubleshooting skills that lead to proficiency in the use of SureTrak
  • suitable for use as a stand-alone text or in conjunction with a more traditional planning/scheduling book

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Scheduling
Chapter 2 Work Breakdown Structure and Rough Logic Diagram
Chapter 3 Schedule Calculations
Chapter 4 Bar Chart Creation
Chapter 5 Bar Chart Format
Chapter 6 Resources
Chapter 7 Costs
Chapter 8 Bar Chart Hard Copy Prints
Chapter 9 PERT Diagrams
Chapter 10 LIST Reports
Chapter 11 Updating the Schedule
Chapter 12 Tracking Resources
Chapter 13 Tracking Costs
Appendix Drawings for Example Problems and Exercises

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David A. Marchman

David A. Marchman is a professor of Construction Engineering Technology at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has held the positions of Controls Manager (responsible for all estimating, scheduling and cost engineering functions of assigned projects) Project Estimator and Project Cost Engineer at Brown & Root U.S.A., Inc.

Tulio Sulbaran

Tulio A. Sulbaran is a professor at the University of Mississippi. He has worked in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry in planning and managing engineering projects. Mr. Tulio is proficient using CAD applications, scheduling, cost, and simulation software.