Quality management in construction projects (Industrial Innovation Series). By Abdul Razzak Rumane, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2011. 434pp, ISBN 978-1-4398-3871-6, US$90 (hb)
Of interest to students and professionals in the fields of quality engineering, construction and project management this volume presents a collection of tools and best practices for understanding and implementing quality assurance plans in industrial construction projects. Coverage includes overviews of quality concepts and principles of integrated quality management, as well as chapters on many specific aspects of construction from electrical and HVAC systems to financial processes and bidding and site safety. Additional chapters cover post construction operations such as maintenance and facilities management. Appendices provide information checklists and sample quality plan document examples. Rumane is an experienced engineer currently working on building projects in Kuwait.