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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
The construction industry is passive in regards to the use of technology during construction activities. Prospects for future industrial development point to a growing use of technology in all industry sectors. Currently, technology is predominantly being developed in other in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-173 2/7/2016 6:13:17 AM
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
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 AM
The primary goal of RT-269 was to demonstrate how existing technology can be used to record and warn construction personnel of the presence of hazards in real-time. Various devices were evaluated that warn construction personnel of the presence of potential hazards in real tim...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-269 2/7/2016 6:17:35 AM
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
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
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
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
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