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A need for an industry-wide construction productivity measurement baseline was recognized for a number of years leading up to this research effort.@Construction productivity data for nationwide use was either not available or considered unreliable. The Business Roundtable Cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-002 2/7/2016 12:08:31 AM
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-execution/topics/rt-272#presentation44 6/30/2011 12:00:00 AM
This project explored and defined the functional requirements for a Building Information Modeling (BIM) standard for architectural precast concrete, focusing on the multiple exchanges between architect and precast contractor. It is now recognized that a BIM standard is needed ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/FT-05 2/28/2020 3:08:45 PM
Computer Integrated Design and Construction for the purposes of this research focuses on the implementation of 3D CAD modeling as a tool to improve integrated design and construction. Opportunities for 3D modeling are identified in terms of demonstrated and potential benefits ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-025 2/7/2016 6:16:19 AM
When CII expanded its membership to include suppliers, it recognized the key role they play in pursuit of project goals. However, complex engineered equipment and systems essential for project performance are typically designed, manufactured, and delivered by suppliers who are...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-130 2/7/2016 6:11:28 AM
CII defines startup as the transitional phase between plant construction completion and commercial operations, including all of the activities that bridge these two phases. Critical steps within startup include system turnover, checkout of systems, commissioning of systems, in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-121 2/7/2016 6:11:09 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-technology/topics/rt-327#presentation307 4/17/2019 7:31:52 PM
RT-317@defined the term @operational excellence@ for construction project safety as @doing the right thing, the right way, every time @ even when no one is watching.@ Using that guiding philosophy, the team reviewed existing literature@and met with subject matter experts, both...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-317 2/7/2016 6:18:49 AM
Design for Maintainability, RT-142, is the gift that keeps on giving. It will improve project return on investment, allows for a smoother project startup, realizes less project rework, produces a less costly maintenance investment, and results in a lower life cycle cost. It wi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-142 2/7/2016 6:12:02 AM
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