Essays about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  2. 2. BARRIERS AND SUCCESS FACTORS FOR DEVELOPING A LEAN CULTURE A case study at a Romanian contractor

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik

    Author : BOGDAN BAHNARIU; [2018]
    Keywords : Lean; Construction; Culture; Romania; Barriers and Success factors;

    Abstract : After proving its benefits in the manufacturing industry, Lean management has been introduced into the construction industry as a response to its problems regarding low efficiency, productivity and overall performance. However, many construction companies have struggled to implement Lean, considering it a very complex and confusing philosophy. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Framework for Standardized Logistic Systems in Housing Projects

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik

    Author : Fabian Forsman; [2018]
    Keywords : Change Management; Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Planning; Lean Construction; Just In Time; Implementation Strategies;

    Abstract : Production efficiency within the construction industry has been evaluated andcriticized the last decade. Supply chain management (SCM) and the logistics of aconstruction project has been named as on improvement which is necessary forcontractors to be able to be competitive and able to handle challenges as decreasingsizes of a site. READ MORE

  4. 4. Construction Automation : Assessment of State of the Art and Future Possibilities

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Patrik Folkesson; Robert Lönnroos; [2018]
    Keywords : Construction Automation; Building Information Modelling BIM ; Robotics;

    Abstract : The world of automation has grown rapidly for the last four decades and it is driven by higher demands from users, technology development and maturity of technologies of industrial processes. Companies all over the world have automated their manufacturing processes which have led to billions of dollars in productivity and quality improvements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introducing a Framework for Innovation Readiness Levels – A Framework to Evaluate Innovation Efforts

    University essay from KTH/Integrerad produktutveckling; KTH/Integrerad produktutveckling

    Author : Carl-Magnus Lunner; Emelie Worrmann; [2018]
    Keywords : Technology Readiness Level TRL ; Innovation process; Design Thinking; Lean Start-Up; The Innovators Method; Business Model Innovation; User-Centred Design; Technology Readiness Level TRL ; innovationsprocesser; Design Thinking; Lean Start-up; Innovators Method; affärsmodellsinnovation; användar-fokuserad design;

    Abstract : When developing new products, it is important to be able to evaluate their readiness as this helps organizations manage three major challenges of product development, performance, schedule, and budget. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) discovered this in 1990 and developed a nine-level framework to measure the progression of technology development, Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs). READ MORE