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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
Have you ever walked into a model review session or looked into a model and wondered about the level of maturity for the deliverables?Over the past decade, the adoption of a model-driven approach to engineering has dramatically changed the delivery and coordination methods in ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-332 7/24/2017 2:13:47 PM
RT-234 was launched to understand secrets of success in applying lean at the project level and to translate this understanding into an implementation road map. The intent of this research is to provide guidance for an owner, engineer, or constructor firm, and to assist owner o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-234 2/7/2016 6:15:47 AM
Problem Statement:Administration boards and courts recognize that effects of cumulative impact can go beyond the initial change itself.It is difficult for owners and contractors to agree that cumulative impact exists, let alone come to an equitable adjustment for it.Research O...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-158 2/7/2016 6:12:46 AM
CII s Strategic Plan, developed by the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), provides direction and operating principles and is intended as a guide for planning and execution of institute activities. The planning horizon is three to five years and is to be reviewed annually to e...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/SPC 4/25/2016 12:25:56 PM
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
Changes on a project are inevitable and can significantly impact project cost and schedule as well as the ability of the project participants to manage and operate. When changes are small in scope and few in number, the impact on the project is relatively minor. As the number ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-006d 4/25/2016 9:00:47 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
Nanotechnology in construction is generally understood as the understanding and control of materials at the nanoscale and the improvements of fabrication processes, tools, and techniques for the production of bulk quantities. Huge benefits are predicted for nanotechnology appl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-251 2/7/2016 6:16:26 AM
RT-191 defined lean construction as: the continuous process of eliminating waste, meeting or exceeding all customer requirements, focusing on the entire value stream, and pursuing perfection in the execution of a constructed project. This research identifies the core princip...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-191 2/7/2016 6:13:48 AM
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