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Title:
Industrialized and automated building systems : a managerial approach
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
London : E&FN Spon, 1999
ISBN:
9780419206200

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Summary

Summary

Industrialized and Automated Building Systems presents a detailed and balanced evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of industrialized building systems, and considers technological, managerial and economical aspects of industrialization, automation in the industrialized building process in production, construction and design, and information technologies in design, production and construction on site.


Table of Contents

Part 1 The nature of industrialization
The concept of integrated industrialization in building
Building systems and components
The performance approach
Production technology
Part 2 Management of industrialized systems
Planning of production site and resources
Production planning and control
Cost estimating and control
Quality planning and control
Economic aspects of industrialization
Part 3 Automated systems
Principles of knowledge-based automated systems
Application to design and planning
Applications to production of building elements
Application to robotics on the construction site
An integrated, automated building system
Index