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This research team analyzed and documented the array of uses for design models to be leveraged in the construction stage to support field construction tasks. The team identified 30 model uses, as well as model use progressions in which the information is transferred or modifie...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-324 2/7/2016 6:18:56 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
This research indicates a direct relationship exists between the level of pre-project planning effort and project success.@Pre-project planning is defined as the process of developing sufficient strategic information with which owners can address risk and decide to commit reso...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-039 2/7/2016 6:19:44 AM
This overview document contains the definitions and steps that were necessary to test the implementation of a @plug-and-play@ digital data exchange of a pump (Use Case 1) according to ISO 15926 between the engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) and the owner/operator. In a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/FT-11 3/2/2020 1:25:52 PM
The ultimate goal of RT-321 was to create a precursor analysis protocol for construction that enables practitioners to:@ Assess conditions in a leading fashionIdentify the presence, and quantify, of precursors in a structured and methodical fashionPredict and prevent the pote...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-321 6/7/2016 8:28:01 PM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/information-management-technology 2/15/2016 10:23:14 PM
RT-334 defined out-of-sequence work (OOS) as an activity or series of activities that are not performed according to a planned logical productive sequence. Despite the seriousness of the challenges that OOS imposes on the construction industry, the existing body of literature ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-334 7/25/2017 1:20:35 PM
The cost of industrial building construction has risen dramatically in recent years. Excessive construction costs have eroded the competitive position of the US construction industry and are having a similar impact on the manufacturing industry by preventing it from building n...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-009 2/7/2016 6:08:52 AM
An effective team building process can bring significant, not simply marginal, improvements in project execution and results. Use of team building represents a @step change@ in the way projects are managed and in the ultimate project performance.It is not uncommon during the d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-037 2/7/2016 6:19:20 AM
Since design deliverables with errors and omissions often cause project cost overruns, schedule delays, and/or construction rework, ensuring design quality is essential to successful project outcomes. In a previous study, CII Research Team (RT) 320 identified the 11 most probl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-320a 6/11/2019 1:32:27 PM
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