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investigation into civil engineering estimators" decision making and expertise

Sherif Arafat Oteifa

investigation into civil engineering estimators" decision making and expertise

by Sherif Arafat Oteifa

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology, 1991.

Statementby Sherif Arafat Oteifa.
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Open LibraryOL21516281M

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Risk assessment and decision making in civil engineering M.H. FABER Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Group on Risk and Safety in Civil Engineering ETH-Honggerberg, HIL E, CH, Switzerland @ The motivation for and relevance of risk assessment as a means for decision sup­ port in civil engineering is outlined. He reviews the varied tasks of the estimator, project manager, and project superintendent, from the decision to bid to completing paperwork and managing project risks. He draws from his years of professional experience, as well as case histories, to examine estimate preparation, procedures to follow on bid day, job site safety, quality.


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