METU
CE-(5620)435 CONSTRUCTION SITE TECHNIQUES
COURSE INFORMATION
2014-2015 Spring Semester
Instructor: Dr. Metin Arıkan
Room No: K1-245
[email protected]
Phone: 210 54 67
Assistant: Murat Altun
Room No: K1-248
[email protected]
Phone: 210 54 22
Course Description: Introduction to organizations and management. Characteristics of a construction project.
Review of construction equipment. Mobilization activities and site layouts. Work resource schedules of a
construction project. Evaluation of project progress. Site business procedures; general and cost accounting,
purchasing and warehouse procedures, project cash-flow, manpower planning. Presentation Topics.
Textbook: There are no specific textbooks for this course.
References: 1) Lecture Notes prepared by the Instructor
2) Construction Methods and Management by S.W. Nunnally, Pearson/Prentice Hill, 2004
Mondays at 13:40-16:30 in TH-7
Week
Date
Topics
1
16.02.2015 Introduction, Review of Construction Process
2
23.02.2015 Organizations and Management
3
02.03.2015 Management Functions; Human Behavior
4
09.03.2015 Time and Stress Management; Introduction to Accounting
5
16.03.2015 Assets, Equities, Revenues, Expenses; Transaction Analysis
6
23.03.2015 Financial Reports; Intr. to Cost Accounting and Cost Control
7
30.03.2015 Cost Control Example
8
06.04.2015 Mid-Term Exam
9
13.04.2015 Warehouse Procedures; Site layout and temporary facilities
10
20.04.2015 Review; Intr. To Construction Project Planning
11
27.04.2015 Project Progress Reporting, S-Curve
12
04.05.2015 Construction Project Cash Flow; Presentation by students
13
11.05.2015 Presentation by students
14
18.05.2015 Presentation by students
Final Exams: May 25 – Jun 6; Resit Exams: Jun 13 – Jun 15
Course Grading: Mid-Term Exam 40%, Final Exam 50% + Presentation 5% + Attendance 5%.
Presentation by students is required on a non-technical subject for about 8-10 minutes. Choice of topic,
content and preparation of material, and presentation performance will be taken account when evaluating.
Those who present in Turkish will be evaluated out of 90 points (4.5%).
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