Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M. Ahmed
February 26, 2020 Forthcoming
Textbook - 490 Pages - 145 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138311244 - CAT# K390792
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Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed.
This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction processes. Recognizing the wide diversity in the landscape of projects, and encompassing private and public sector activity, buildings and infrastructure, the book expands upon the detailed coverage of integrated project delivery and new lean tools and techniques to include:
The techniques described here enhance the use of resources, reducing waste, minimizing delays, increasing quality and reducing overall costs. They enable practitioners to improve the quality of the built environment, secure higher levels of customer/owner satisfaction, and simultaneously improve their profitability. This book is essential reading for all those wanting to be at the forefront of construction management and lean thinking.
1. Overview of the Construction Industry 2. Foundations of Lean Construction 3. Lean in Design 4A. Lean in the Construction Phase of the LPDS 4B. Location-Based Planning and Controlling methods 5. Information and Communication Technology/ Building Information Modeling 6. Performance Measurement 7. Lean Culture and training 8. Management and Worker Factors 9. The Integrated Project Delivery Method 10. Lean construction applications. 11. Quality Management in Construction and 6 Sigma: A Complement to Lean Construction 12. Sustainable Construction: Environmental Sustainability and Commissioning 13. Safety Management 14. General Lean Tools 15. Learning from Projects and Enhancing Lean Project Delivery and IPD 16. Advanced Last Planner System (LPS) metrics for construction planning and control. Glossary
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