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Automation in the construction industry involves the use of mechanical and electronic means to achieve automatic operation or control to reduce exposure, time, or effort while maintaining or improving quality. The use of automation in the construction industry has not kept pac...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-183 2/7/2016 6:13:31 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
This research Topic, 3D CAD in FIAPP (fully integrated and automated project process), was commissioned to address the subject of integration of 3D CAD outputs into the construction phase. This was accomplished by exploring four primary objectives in the topic@s scope:Determin...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-152 2/7/2016 6:12:17 AM
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
Advances in technology have many benefits. Among the most often cited are improved quality and productivity. The construction industry lags compared to most industries in regard to utilizing advances in technology. The opportunity to improve construction productivity exists, h...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-240 2/7/2016 6:15:56 AM
Knowledge Area DefinitionConstruction technology refers to the collection of innovative tools, machinery, modifications, software, etc. used during the construction phase of a project that enables advancement in field construction methods, including semi-automated and automate...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-technology 2/15/2016 10:23:25 PM
Significant reductions in the time and cost of moving buildings through the regulatory review and design processes can be achieved through the adoption and use of the processes researched and piloted by three Fiatech projects: AutoCodes, Guideline for Replicable Buildings, and...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/FT-15 3/2/2020 5:10:32 PM
Best Practice DefinitionThe evaluation and determination of offsite construction in the front end planning phase to achieve specific strategic objectives and improved project outcomes. Includes developing a business case and execution strategy for large-scale transfer of stick...
/resources/knowledgebase/best-practices/planning-for-modularization 2/15/2016 11:27:37 PM
Knowledge Area DefinitionModularization refers to the use of offsite construction (including a segregated area onsite). Modularization includes all work that represents substantial offsite construction and assembly of components and areas of the finished project.Value Proposit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/modularization 2/4/2016 5:24:16 AM
Fiatech Project Deliverable Downloads For your convenience, all Fiatech project deliverables are grouped by Element and temporarily available for download. As each Element is integrated into the CII Knowledge Base, it will be removed from the list below until all Elements are ...
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