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investigation of schedule reduction techniques for the engineering and construction industry

Neil N. Eldin

investigation of schedule reduction techniques for the engineering and construction industry

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Published by Bureau of Engineering Research, University of Texas at Austin in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- Management.,
  • Concurrent engineering -- Management.,
  • Production scheduling.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Neil N. Eldin ; a report to the Construction Industry Institute, the University of Texas at Austin, under the guidance of the Schedule Reduction Research Team, number 41, from Oregon State University.
    SeriesResearch report -- 41-11., Research report (University of Texas at Austin. Construction Industry Institute) -- 41-11.
    ContributionsUniversity of Texas at Austin. Construction Industry Institute. Schedule Reduction Research Team.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 139, [6] p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15492859M


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