Computer-Based Construction Project Managementfocuses on the use of computers to cope with the construction challenges of tight budgets, strict deadlines, and limited resources. Coverage includes areas such as contracts, estimating and scheduling, resource management, bidding, cash management, and project control. Readers will develop skills to analyze projects and use computers to optimize resource use. Real world exercises, a variety of software applications, and practice software are all included. Key features of this edition: A simple step-by-step process to optimize project cost under time, resource, and cash flow constraints is explained and demonstrated through case studies. Introduction of newly emerging concepts in the field, such as "Critical Chain Project Management." Discussion of the latest versions of industry-standard software for project management (Microsoft Project and Primavera P3), including many tips and tricks to fully utilize the simple and powerful features of these programs. A comprehensive list of Internet resources to supplement the text material.Hegazy, Tarek is the author of 'Computer Based Construction Project Management', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130888594 and ISBN 0130888591.