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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
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/risk-management/topics/rt-334#presentation374 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
CII defines startup as the transitional phase between plant construction completion and commercial operations, including all of the activities that bridge these two phases. Critical steps within startup include system turnover, checkout of systems, commissioning of systems, in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-121 2/7/2016 6:11:09 AM
RT-191 defined lean construction as: @the continuous process of eliminating waste, meeting or exceeding all customer requirements, focusing on the entire value stream, and pursuing perfection in the execution of a constructed project.@ This research identifies the core princip...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-191 2/7/2016 6:13:48 AM
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process focused on the development, use, and transfer of information in a digital model of a building project. Proper implementation improves design quality, planning, construction, operations, asset management, space planning, maintena...
/topic-summaries-data/cpf/res-cpf-2010-project-execution-planning-for-building-information-modeling 6/26/2016 2:59:22 PM
The transfer of new assets from construction to commissioning, and then on to the owner/operator, can cause confusion and create significant controversy. Today, transfer practices vary considerably across the industry. The practices and methods for defining mechanical completi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-333 7/25/2017 9:04:53 AM
Research Summary 305-1 provides an overview of how Research Team 305 (RT-305) worked to define, measure, and suggest management strategies for project complexity. Through a structured research process of working to understand the problem, a literature review, development of a ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-305 9/15/2017 1:42:18 PM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/procurement-contracts/topics/rt-165#presentation277 4/17/2019 7:30:13 PM
This research publication is concerned with the planning of construction to support startup. While some discussion of startup is included to help the reader understand the constructor@s role in the process, major emphasis is on how the constructor converts from a mode which is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-006e 4/22/2016 4:51:39 PM
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