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Managing the Construction Process Estimating, Scheduling, and Project Control (2nd Edition) by Frederick E. Gould

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


  • Construction industry,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Engineering Construction Management,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Superintendence,
  • Construction - Contracting,
  • Design & Construction,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • House & Home / Design & Construction,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Building

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9287227M
ISBN 100130604062
ISBN 109780130604064

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