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Design Workflow plays a very vital role during the Design Planning Optimization process and involves the key steps of: Common Design Workflow Checklist, Engineering Data Deliverable to Construction, Managing Piping Systems through Project Information Flow (PIF), and Workflow...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/FT-07 2/28/2020 3:58:50 PM
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
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
Co-sponsored with CURTFrontline supervisors Foremen and General Foremen are responsible for translating construction plans into productive practice. Despite the importance of these roles, RT-330 s experience and research findings indicate weaknesses in frontline supervisio...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-330 2/7/2016 6:19:03 AM
Construction is unique when compared to manufacturing, process, distribution, transportation, and other industries. Each construction project is different: most contracts are awarded based on a competitive bidding or selection process; projects usually must be planned and exec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-006c 6/6/2016 8:31:02 AM
Controlling DefinitionThe work a manager performs to assess and regulate work in progress and completed. Management controls are achieved through the following activities: Establishment of Performance Standards, Measurement of Performance, Evaluation of Performance, and Corr...
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/controlling 2/5/2016 12:39:47 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-166 Research Team 166 supersedes the prior research conducted by Research Team 42. However, RT-042 provides a good primer on the subject of barriers to implementation. The objective of Research Team 42 was to identify and study the impact...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-042 2/7/2016 6:20:20 AM
Since the establishment of the Construction Industry Institute (CII) in 1983, its industry members and academic researchers have collaborated on research to improve the cost effectiveness of capital project delivery. CII research on the industry s processes and methods has gen...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BM-VBP 2/7/2016 6:21:27 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
Safety DefinitionMeasures the practices followed by the project team to eliminate any possibility of personal injury or property damage on the project.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/safety 2/15/2016 10:43:40 PM
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