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A Study for Selecting Modular Construction Method - Focus on Benefits and Barriers of Modular Method -

플랜트 공사 모듈러 공법 적용 의사결정을 위한 연구 - 모듈러 공법의 장·단점 및 적용 장벽에 대한 고찰 -

  • Received : 2015.11.23
  • Accepted : 2016.04.21
  • Published : 2016.07.31

Abstract

Recently, The importance of modular construction method has increased by market environmental change. However, it's application in the actual project is restricted due to the lack of understanding of modularization and the absence of utilization system. To overcome this problem, this study propose the decision-making model for selecting modular or conventional (stick-built) construction method at early stage. First the needs of modular method in plant project is derived and the benefits and barriers of modular construction are analyzed through literature review. Based on this analysis, 6 decision-making factors covered project and modular characteristics are derived and the decision-making model is developed. Finally, 12 actual overseas project cases is evaluated by this model for verifying its applicability. This proposed model can provide the guideline to select the construction method in early stage for successful execution of plant project.

Keywords

Modular Construction;Benefits and Barriers of Modular;Decisoin-Making

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국과학재단