From the Back Cover
The management of construction projects is a wide ranging andchallenging discipline in an increasingly international industry,facing continual challenges and demands for improvements in safety,in quality and cost control, and in the avoidance of contractualdisputes. This book grew out of a Leonardo da Vinci project to develop aseries of Common Learning Outcomes for European Managers inConstruction. Financed by the European Union, the project produceda library of basic materials for developing construction managementskills, usable in a pan–European context. Focused exclusively onthe management of the construction phase of a building project fromthe contractor s point of view, Construction Managementcovers the complete range of topics for which mastery is requiredby the construction management professional for the effectivedelivery of new construction projects. With the continuing internationalisation of the constructionindustry, Construction Management will be required reading forundergraduate and postgraduate students of construction relateddisciplines across Europe.
About the Author
Eugenio Pellicer, Civil Engineer, Ph.D., Associate Professor,Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Víctor Yepes, Civil Engineer, Ph.D., Associate Professor,Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
José C. Teixeira, Civil Engineer, Ph.D., AssociateProfessor, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Helder P. Moura, Civil Engineer, M.Sc., Regional Director,Estradas de Portugal, S.A., Portugal
Joaquín Catalá, Civil Engineer, Ph.D., Professor,Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain