Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Loughborough University Institutional Repository

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23774

Title: Methods of measuring production times for construction work
Authors: Price, Andrew D.F.
Harris, Francis C.
Keywords: Building
Issue Date: 1985
Publisher: © Chartered Institute of Building
Citation: PRICE, A. and HARRIS, F., 1985. Methods of measuring production times for construction work. (CIOB Technical Information Service; no. 49.) Ascot: CIOB.
Series/Report no.: Technical Information Service (Chartered Institute of Building); 49
Abstract: Work study techniques have gained wide acceptance in the manufacturing industry and are regularly used for estimating and planning, setting financial incentives and in determining levels of production efficiency. The building industry, however, has been less enthusiastic, seemingly because the changeable conditions and relatively short duration of projects produce excessive variability in output levels. Indeed the time needed to gather the data has not seemed worth the effort. However, a study into construction productivity has shown that much of the variability can be quickly explained to leave relatively constant levels of output for individual operations (i.e. standard times).
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23774
Publisher Link: http://www.ciob.org/
ISSN: 0262-6632
Appears in Collections:Other (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)

Files associated with this item:

File Description SizeFormat
J3 Price (1985) Methods of measuring production times for construction work.pdfPublished version1.71 MBAdobe PDFView/Open


SFX Query

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.