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The purpose of this research was to identify ways to improve the efficiency of the piping engineering process.The piping function in the engineering and construction industry frequently is inefficient and problematic. Improving the piping function could amount to an average sa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-047 2/7/2016 6:20:34 AM
Design Workflow plays a very vital role during the Design Planning @ Optimization process and involves the key steps of: Common Design Workflow Checklist, Engineering Data Deliverable to Construction, Managing Piping Systems through Project Information Flow (PIF), and Workflow...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/FT-07 2/28/2020 3:58:50 PM
Although the procedures and implementation@guidelines for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) have been@well defined by previous research, the industry still recognizes an issue with deploying AWP: a gap exists between the Engineering and Construction@disciplines. This gap has espec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-TC-01 3/15/2019 4:28:30 PM
The development of a formalized mechanism to identify new technologies was initiated by conducting an extensive literature search. This search was necessary to establish a knowledge base associated with construction areas and the nature of research and development taking place...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-015 5/18/2016 12:42:38 PM
This research evaluates the effectiveness of strategies used to improve labor productivity on construction projects. Specifically, it investigates the impacts that early design, early material delivery, and extra construction equipment have on craft productivity. This is calle...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-143 2/7/2016 6:12:06 AM
RT-101 @Design for Safety@ was conducted in order to identify methods which engineers and designers can use to improve the safety of projects during construction. Historically, the design profession was not widely addressing construction site safety in its scope of work. RT-10...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-101 2/7/2016 6:09:58 AM
RT-172 focused on using Supply Chain Management (SCM) tools on capital projects and the benefits of employing SCM.@SCM was developed as a result of EPCs/End-Users inability to complete projects on time.@The research argues that by using SCM on capital projects stakeholders thr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-172 2/7/2016 6:13:14 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
Owners, engineers, construction managers, and contractors face numerous problems throughout the life cycle of a project. The research team involved in RT-154 believes that each of these entities can strongly benefit from the use of electronic simulation in construction for mit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-154 2/7/2016 6:12:33 AM
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