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A process model for construction synchronisation using time-space planning methods and Field Force Automation
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Structural and Construction Engineering.
Intelliwork AB.
2008 (English)In: CIB W78 25th International Conference on Information Technology in Construction: Improving the management of construction projects through IT adoption, Universidad de Talca , 2008, 91-102 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper explores a proposed process model for construction synchronisation. The aim of the paper is to show the potential of working according to the Last Planner System of production and control by combining time-space planning methods and Field Force Automation. In addition, the paper aims to show the benefits of working with real time support regarding taking control actions in the schedule and to collect data for follow-up analysis. The paper first provides a background of the research and a description of the various methods and tools used in the process model. A process model is proposed based on the last planner and control system for the implementation of a new ICT tool with the purpose to enhance, planning and control in order to enhance construction synchronisation. It is concluded that site managers needs tools to change their view of planning from static view of the schedule which can be revised once or twice per project to the view that the schedule is a total dynamic instrument to be used to develop prognosis and measure for avoiding waste and delays in the realisation phase of the construction project. The paper is concluded with suggestions for how the method can be further developed and improved.

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Universidad de Talca , 2008. 91-102 p.
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Construction Engineering and Management
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-27050Local ID: 05b831e0-78c9-11dd-955a-000ea68e967bOAI: diva2:1000231
International Conference on Informations Technology in Construction : 15/07/2008 - 17/07/2008
Godkänd; 2008; 20080902 (ysko)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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