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Construction Management: Modular Construction Methods

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Overview

Learn about modular construction, a collection of practices and techniques for constructing buildings offsite.

Modular construction is a collection of practices and techniques for constructing buildings offsite. These factories can build walls, rooms, or entire multistory buildings using the same materials, codes, and standards as conventionally built construction. In this course, you can learn about the different types of modular construction, understand their limitations and advantages, and learn how to manage the modular construction process. Instructor Jim Rogers also explains how onsite and premanufactured processes combine and describes how to leverage modular components in a traditional construction project in order to leverage benefits such as increased sustainability.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Modular construction: A modern solution
  • What you need to know
1. Modular Construction Concepts
  • Define the concept
  • An industry perspective
  • An architect's point of view
  • Overall project advantages
  • Reducing the build time
  • Incorporating the modular concept
2. Project Considerations
  • Limitations
  • Permitting and inspections
  • Technology enables prefabrication
  • On-site assembly
  • Combining on-site and premanufactured
3. Overall Industry Benefits
  • Continuous improvement
  • A different labor force
  • Sustainability
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jim Rogers

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