Automation needs analysis for civil works operations and maintenance activities

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US Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, National Technical Information Service, distributor , Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, VA
United States. -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers -- Civil functions -- Data processing., Management -- Data processing., Microcompu
Statementby Gregory A. Norris, John M. Deponai III, Jeanna L. Clasey.
SeriesTechnical report -- P-154., Technical report (Construction Engineering Research Laboratory) -- P-154.
ContributionsDeponai, John M., Clasey, Jeanna L., Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. in various pagings :
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Open LibraryOL17558024M

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The main research activities of the automation in construction industry are divided accordingly to applications into two large groups: civil infrastructure and house building.

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The competencies are further aligned with the business. While civil construction activities are a precursor to most building (residential and non-residential) works, there is little commonality in practices between civil and building construction works. In fact there are significant risks that are unique to the civil construction industry.

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Variations in work processes can compromise quality and work efficiency. Implementing SOPs help prevent this scenario by helping to standardizing all critical processes and reduce work variations.

SOPs also assist with improving the Quality Management System (QMS) and can prepare the organization to pass relevant ISO certification and comply.

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The industry focus of most operation management writings and research are manufacturing and services (see also operation management textbooks such as Chase et alKrajewski& Ritzmann ). Process automation reduces operative costs and increases both, speed and reliability of task implementation, development, and support.

Enhances work continuity, and satisfies the demand for IT departments and computer systems. It improves strategic analysis and streamlines the deployment of applications through automated job execution.

Inspection & Maintenance Describes a wide range of activities, which can contribute to safe work. These may include, policies and procedures, systems of communication, organisation of work, skills and experience, work practices, training or operation manuals. In June the first phase of the Ports of Auckland’s (POAL) straddle carrier (SC) automation project went live.

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