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Productivity improvement for construction and engineering : implementing programs that save money and time

Author: J K Yates
Publisher: Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many engineering and construction firms overlook analysis tools that would help improve productivity. This book focuses exclusively on investigation and analysis techniques that support the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J K Yates
ISBN: 9780784478325 0784478325
OCLC Number: 889220106
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 461 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Productivity improvement programs --
Elements of the construction industry --
Human component of productivity improvement --
Preparing to conduct productivity improvement studies --
Productivity improvement data analysis techniques --
Evaluating productivity improvement alternatives: case studies --
Engineering and project and construction management productivity improvement --
Computer applications in productivity improvement --
Computer simulation models for productivity improvement studies and sustainable heavy construction equipment --
Global productivity issues --
Sustainability in engineering and construction --
Sustainable construction materials --
Appendix A. Stone-panel curtain-wall installation case study.
Responsibility: J.K. Yates, Ph. D.

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