Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Efficiency in construction (English)
This report aims to suggest recommendations that will increase the efficien¬cy in theconstruction process of a construction project. Through interviews, studies of budgetcalculations and examples given by the project management at the construction sightsan understanding of some complications have been gained. These complications havebeen tracked back in an attempt to find the source of the problem, and at the end ofthe report some suggestions have been presented with the pur-pose of preventingthese complications. Through the interviews it is suggested that many complications re-late to lack ofcommunication and motivation due to poor planning be-fore and during theconstruction process, a suggestion that is supported by the study of the budgetcalculations. The examples from the project management also points out someshortages in planning, but also coordi-nation related complications due to lack ofcommunication. To prevent these problems the recommendations suggested at the end of thisreport aims to improve the planning process through a properly fulfilledwalkthrough-planning of all of the construction activi¬ties during the time needed todo so. It is also suggested that the company uses experience from previous projects inorder to reduce costs, and that the qualifications of the employees is being appliedwhere it is needed. It also contains suggestions to re¬duce the com¬munica¬tion andcoordination problems, mainly through meetings and visible instructions. Somesuggestions about attitude, behavior and routines are also included in therecommendations.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 62 p.
effektivitet i byggproduktionsskedet, byggprocessen
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-172609ISRN: ISRN UTH-INGUTB-EX-B-2011/22-SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-172609DiVA: diva2:515203
Bachelor Programme in Construction Engineering
Godonou, PatriceJohansson, Thomas