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This research report (MODEX) was CII@s first foray into modularization research. Findings noted the lack of information about modularization available to the industry and limitations in systematic approaches to perform feasibility studies. The research team generated a compute...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-029 2/7/2016 6:09:43 AM
Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) promotes a disciplined approach for project planning and communicating project scope from conception to turnover delivery. The deliberate engineering and construction management practices, required in AWP, are essential to improving craft labor pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-272 5/4/2016 2:12:18 PM
Significant use of modular construction is occurring across many sectors of the industry, with pockets of enhanced modular execution driven mostly by owners@ needs for faster project delivery. RT-255 builds on the work of RT-232 and found that the shipbuilding industry@s Inter...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-255 2/7/2016 6:16:38 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-257Materials Management is best defined as the planning and controlling of all material and equipment so that they are requested in advance, obtained at a reasonable cost, and are available when needed. The project materials management proc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-007 2/7/2016 6:08:46 AM
Basic methods for physically putting work in place have not changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The availability of a large supply of trained construction workers has traditionally been assumed when planning projects. That availability, combined with an emphasis on shor...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-016 2/7/2016 6:09:12 AM
Radio frequency identification (RFID) involves the use of tags, or transponders, that collect data and manage it in a portable, changeable database; communicate routing instructions and other control requirements to equipment; and withstand harsh environments. RFID technology ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-151 2/7/2016 6:12:14 AM
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 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
Advances in field technology and real time reporting have many benefits. Among the most often cited are from the reduction in construction time to provide significant savings with less rework for construction operations with improved quality and productivity. The construction ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/FT-04 3/24/2020 3:20:20 PM
Electronic Data Management (EDM) for the purposes of this research focuses on the implementation of information management technologies and work processes to support the capital project delivery process. The specific EDM technologies referenced in this Topic Summary includes r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-020 2/7/2016 6:09:24 AM
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