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CII defines constructability as @the optimal use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to achieve overall project objectives.@The benefits of an effective constructability program include:Reduces overall project cost by...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-034 2/7/2016 6:09:51 AM
This research is the first effort of CII, published in July 1986, to define and quantify the benefits of an effective constructability program. It defines constructability as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-003 2/7/2016 6:08:34 AM
Front end planning (FEP) is the process of developing sufficient information for stakeholders to address risk and to commit resources to maximize the probability of success. When sound construction input is not sought during FEP, the projects fall short of their goals. This is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-241 4/8/2016 3:40:18 PM
The focus of this study was to:Document practical applications of Schedule Reduction TechniquesVerify their potential for schedule reductionDescribe successful implementation stepsHighlight success factors and barriersMake recommendations for current and new users@This study r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-041 2/7/2016 6:20:16 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/design-planning-optimization/topics/rt-034#presentation255 4/17/2019 7:29:55 PM
CII and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) conducted a study @for the purpose of demonstrating innovative managerial and technological principles developed by CII. The primary objective of the study was to assess the validity and applicability of selected CII pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-022 2/7/2016 6:15:18 AM
Fast-track design-build project delivery has become a standard operating procedure for construction of industrial projects. There is inherent overlap between design, procurement, and construction phases in a typical fast-track project. The design phase is essentially driven by...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-222 2/7/2016 6:15:27 AM
Almost every project requires some level of field design support during execution. This research examines the results of utilizing increased on-site design instead of remote or home office based design, and presents conclusive evidence that performing design activities on-site...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-163 2/7/2016 6:13:01 AM
Automation in the construction industry involves the use of mechanical and electronic means to achieve automatic operation or control to reduce exposure, time, or effort while maintaining or improving quality. The use of automation in the construction industry has not kept pac...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-183 2/7/2016 6:13:31 AM
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