Constructability innovation in piperack design for refinery project
Trigunarsyah, Bambang, Bakti, Erman S., & Majid, Muhd Z. A. (2007) Constructability innovation in piperack design for refinery project. In Hughes, Will (Ed.) Construction Management and Economics: past, present and future, 16th, 17th & 18th July 2007, Reading, UK.
Increased competitiveness in the construction industry requires the improvement of a
construction company’s capabilities to combine quality with economic and schedule
aspects. Many studies and procedures in quality improvement focus on project quality
improvement techniques and efficiency such as total quality management, value
engineering, designability, contractability, constructability, operability,
maintainability and other quality improvement techniques. This research focuses on constructability, which is the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience
in planning, engineering, procurement and field operation to achieve overall project
objectives. A case study was performed at an Indonesian refinery project, which
applied the design and build type of contract. The case study aims to discuss and
analyse the implementation of constructability innovation in the planning and design
stage of the refinery project, focusing on optimization and improvement of pipe rack
structure. The case study shows that the implementation of constructability during the
planning and design stage increased the project performance and reduced the project
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||constructability, design and build, industrial plant, pipe rack, refinery project|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified (090599)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||19 Nov 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:39|
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