code CB414
credit_hours 3
title Construction Contracts and Law
arbic title
prequisites CB311 - CB415
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Principles and basics of construction contracting - Types of construction contracts - ion of construction contracts - contracts documents - project delivery systems - introduction to building and construction law - Legal aspects associated with construction projects - claims.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The course objective is introducing the student to the fundamentals of contracting and Law and its application to the construction industry.
arabic objectives
ref. books Construction Contracts by Murdoch, J. and Hughes, W. Publisher: Spon Press, UK, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Forms and Contracts by Savage, C., Mitchell K. J. Publisher: Craftsman Book Company, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Contracts by Hinze, J. Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, USA, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Contract Administration by Phillips, C. S. Publisher: SME, Latest Edition.rnFidic Conditions of Contract for Construction Publisher: Red Book, FIDIC, Latest Edition.rnAn Analysis of International Construction Contracts (International Bar Association), Kluwer Law International by Knutson, Robert, Fidic Publisher: The Netherlands, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Contracts by Collier, K. Publisher: Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.rn
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textbook Fraidoon Mazda, “Engineering Management”, Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.
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objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Introduction.
2 Week No.2: The bidding process and bidding requirements.
3 Week No.3: Principles and basics of construction contracting.
4 Week No.4: Types of construction contracts.
5 Week No.5: Types of construction contracts, continued.
6 Week No.6: Selection of construction contract.
7 Week No.7: Contract documents.
8 Week No.8: Contract documents, continued.
9 Week No.9: Project delivery systems.
10 Week No.10: Project delivery systems, continued.
11 Week No.11: Introduction to building and construction law.
12 Week No.12: Legal aspects associated with construction projects.
13 Week No.13: Legal aspects associated with construction projects, continued.
14 Week No.14: Construction claims.
15 Week No.15: Construction claims, continued.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.