Search for dissertations about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Lean contracting relational contracting influenced by lean thinking

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Bengt Toolanen; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : The construction sector represents a most vital proportion of Swedish society through its main task of meeting the demands regarding buildings and infrastructure needed, among other things, for living, work, leisure time, education and communication. That this is executed in an effective manner is an important issue for a sustainable development of society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated design and construction for bridges: key aspects and benefits

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Daniel P T Ekström; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; industrialized construction; ICT; concurrent engineering; BIM; integrated design; Lean Construction; Integration in construction;

    Abstract : The rate of productivity and innovation capacity within the Swedish construction industry of today is perceived to lead to a poor return of investment within infrastructures. Bridges, are commonly designed for a long service-life, and all stages after realization is greatly dependent on and constrained by decisions made during design and construction of the structure. READ MORE

  3. 3. A process model for work-flow management in construction

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Rogier Jongeling; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Byggproduktion; Construction Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : This thesis describes a novel approach for management of work-flow in construction, based on the combination of location-based scheduling and modelling with 4D CAD. Construction planners need to carefully design a process that ensures a continuous and reliable flow of resources through different locations in a project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Continuous improvement and experience feedback in off-site construction timber-framed module prefabrication

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : John Meiling; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Continuous improvement implies an incremental, ongoing effort to improve products, services or processes. Some construction companies have chosen to face competition by adopting an off-site construction strategy, one form of which is timber-framed module prefabrication. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industrial bridge construction with cast in place concrete new production methods and lean construction philosophies

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Peter Simonsson; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Structural Engineering; Konstruktionsteknik;

    Abstract : The construction industry is associated with high costs, low productivity, a lack of quality and low profit margins. Too often the actual cost for a project exceeds the expected cost. READ MORE