Essays about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

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

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Production Planning With the Last Planner System on Construction Projects in Sweden : An Exploratory Case Study of Challenges and Improvement Measures

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Maria Dag; Apoorv Garg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean Construction; Production Control; Last Planner system; Lean Construction; Production Control; Last Planner system;

    Abstract : One of the main assumptions in conventional production process is that each component or part of the production process can be controlled separately as if they are not dependent on anything. This assumption gives rise to problems such as need of effective collaboration with different actors and constraints in budgets. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  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