Search for dissertations about: "prefabrication construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words prefabrication construction.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Improvement of Labour Performance and Productivity in Uganda´s Building Industry

    University dissertation from Construction Management, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; performance improvement; Labour productivity; building industry; Uganda;

    Abstract : Productivity of labour is particularly important especially in developing countries where most of the building work is still carried out on manual basis. Previous research has pointed out that productivity in the building industry is low and in some cases declining. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planning the healthy construction workplace through risk assessment and design methods

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : The construction industry is still one of the highest risk industries as far as work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are concerned. These disorders are the most frequently cited injury to workers, affecting many construction workers in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Configuration of modularised building systems

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Patrik Jensen; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Swedish building industry is mainly project-oriented where the design process is sequential involving various disciplines separated both in time and space. During the last decades the industry has been criticised and accused of having problems with quality and low productivity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Product quality through experience feedback in industrialised housing

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : John Meiling; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four appended papers and an introductory section. The work has been conducted with a focus on product quality and feedback. Hypothetically, industrialised housing gives better product quality and improved control in production. READ MORE