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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
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
This research covers the benefits of Pre-mobilization planning by a contractor for competitively bid, fixed-price construction. The ultimate goal of this topic is to define a planning structure which best a) assures development of an accurate cost proposal and other bid submit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-006b 6/2/2016 1:35:09 PM
Design Efficiency DefinitionMeasures if the project team is exhausting all techniques to optimize the design in its use of material quantities to provide maximum capacity at minimum cost.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/design-efficiency 2/15/2016 10:42:45 PM
The construction industry requires comprehensive predictive tools that will allow measurement of critical indicators and accurate predictions of project success while a project is progressing. Project success is normally defined as meeting the project criteria for cost, schedu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-107 2/7/2016 6:10:17 AM
Studies were performed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) to determine ways to increase construction effectiveness by improving the contractual relationship between the owner and contractor. CII s Contracts Task Force conducted several studies to investigate construc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-005 2/7/2016 6:08:40 AM
Construction sustainability is the construction phase implementation of practices, strategies, and actions that address current and future environmental, social, and economic needs, while considering capital project safety, quality, cost, and schedule. This research identified...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-304 4/8/2016 4:45:55 PM
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
Operations Maintenance DefinitionThe Owner functions responsible for providing operability and maintainability input to the design starting in the Concept Phase.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/operations-maintenance 2/15/2016 10:40:45 PM
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