Front end planning implementation of cii research constructability lessons learned alignment benchmarking and metrics materials management change management planning for startup disputes prevention and resolution team building zero accident techniques. This practice describes guidelines for improving constructability of civil, structural, and architectural components of a project. The thirdbest system this time is the pratt truss due to the scale of the truss structural system being so large and causing fewer types of joints to. A pdri score of 200 or less has been shown to greatly increase the probability of a successful project. Integration of doe and construction industry institute cii best practices frontend planning doe g 4. A recent cii study documents reports by cii member contractors noting that projects where constructability is intensely implemented have over a 6%. Pdf a conceptual method of constructability improvement. To arrange a subscription for your organization, simply email online. Constructability is defined as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to achieve the overall.
Constructability concepts and principles, considered during conceptual. Scope this practice provides engineers and designers with guidelines for improving constructability of a project. Cii constructability case study value previous cii documentation of constructability efforts showed that owners accrued an average reduction in total project cost and schedule of 4. Introduction to constructability and constuctability. Sp341 constructability implementation guide, second edition. Constructability is defined as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to. The construction industry institute cii and aace international define constructability as the optimum use of. Excellence aims to achieve a step change in construction productivity by for the implementation of the kpis, companies receive a support handbook and guidance for. One of such issues is constructability, which is a management tool to optimize the construction knowledge and experience in various stages of the project, to achieve overall objectives.
Second in schedule reduction impact thus, project managers should aggressively implement constructability on scheduledriven and schedulecritical projects. Information theorybased approach for constructability. Industrial construction project best practices and value. This article proposes a conceptual framework called total constructability management tcm for integrating the constructability and project development processes. In its efforts, cii has developed tools that assist project teams in the successful planning of projects. Cii defines constructability as the optimal use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to achieve. Pdf a study of measures to improve constructability.
Construction industry institute cii, guidelines for implementing a constructability program, cii, university of texas, austin, july 1987, publication 32. One such tool is the project definition rating index pdri. Constructability concepts and enhancement capabilities of construction site team members in obafemi. Analysis of the construction industry institute cii. Project risk management is a continuous process of identifying, analysing, prioritising and mitigating risks that threaten a projects likelihood of success in terms of cost, schedule, quality, safety and technical performance. Constructability implementation best practice cii topic. With the increase in highrise building construction, failure to consider constructability in the design phase can result in huge wastes in the construction phase, as well as losing opportunities for design improvement.
However, constructability program adoption in construction projects differs from one corporation to another, and the level of implementation measured in two levels. If interested, contact name, phone, email to schedule a meeting. Cii best practices are proven a cii best practice is a process or method that, when executed effectively, leads to enhanced project performance. Pdri project definition rating index use on nasa facilities. Constructability is a term that was originally defined by the constructability task force of the construction industry institute in 1986 and has been used routinely by construction and engineering industries. Per chapter b, section 4 vii of the iadc drilling manual, it is recommended that drilling torque should not exceed 80% of mut. Cii has also developed a toolkit which can assist the owners and contractors in maintaining consistency and effectiveness to carry out the planning process cii 2016.
The constructability task force of the construction industry institute cii sponsored a series of studies which advocate construction expert input to the conceptual planning tatum 1987, and engineering and procurement phases oconner. Advantages and disadvantages of the traditional system 3. Constructability is a system for achieving optimum integration of construction knowledge in the building process and balancing the various project and environmental constraints to achieve maximisation of project goals and building performance cii australia 1993. Organisations and owners often consider project risk management activities as.
The optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to achieve overall project objectives. It is to identify obstacles before a project is actually built to reduce or prevent errors, delays, and cost overruns the term constructability defines the ease and efficiency with which structures can be built. Constructability has been shown to yield outstanding project performance results. The construction industry institute cii, has performed several studies on the front end planning process which is regarded now as one of the best practices promoted by the cii. The project definition rating index pdri for building projects is a powerful and simple tool that helps meet this need by offering a method to measure project scope definition for completeness. Table 3 shows that the two truss structural systems with best constructability are, much the same as in the firstorder entropy case, the vierendeel truss and warren truss structural systems. Constructability design guide september 2016 process industry practices page 2 of 22 1. It is evolving as one of the important considerations for the participants of the project i. The first pdri tool developed by cii was the pdri for industrial projects. Each of the constructability concepts are listed and. It minimises disputes, cost overrun, and schedule delays. Construction industry being one of the biggest industry involves many issues.
The construction industry institute has developed a set of constructability concepts cii, 1987 from these studies, which can be applied to. The meetings will be conducted on dates at location. According to the construction industry institute cii 1986, constructability is defined as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, designing, procurement and field operations to achieve the overall. The constructability model was developed based on the consideration both of united states of america and australia construction industry institute cii model. Constructability concepts and principles springerlink. Please read the instructions pdf file before you access online education courses. Sample research problems identified by industry organizations. Development of the project definition rating index pdri. Development of constructability concepts, principles and. These savings represented a 10 to 1 on the owners investment in the constructability effort. Improving project performance 3 raft introduction version 4. Construction industry institute cii overview implementing cii best practices cii best practices.
Cii publications are available to nonmembers for purchase in electronic format pdf or zip andor printed hard copy through our distributor, techstreet. Constructability refers to the achievement of project objectives through the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations. Sample research problems identified by industry organizations this document lists some of the research problems identified by construction industry institute cii and various industry organizations in recent years. You may find some of these problems interesting to you and decide to take one of these challenges to be your research topic. Process for integrating constructability into the design. Critical success factors and forecasting project performance. A conceptual method of constructability improvement. Design phase constructability improvement strategies for. The cii studies showed that if constructability is implemented correctly, an owner can realize potentially large savings due to the designs being more constructionoriented.407 1275 1021 1281 1600 70 1233 1129 1181 1262 1457 547 1155 890 1320 1183 327 296 850 339 511 492 740 1285 633 220 1010 786 116 627 1556 831 1086 1224 475 322 390 652 1264 876