QUT ePrints

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.

Abstract

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 cost.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

1,738 since deposited on 19 Nov 2007
222 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 10779
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional URLs:
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

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page