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Learning Object: Construction 'Work Study'

TitleConstruction 'Work Study'
Authors
Contributors
KeywordsArchitecture
Buildings
Technology (Applied Sciences)
Issue Date2002
DescriptionOne element of the CIVCAL project Web-based resources containing images, tables, texts and associated data relating to approaches to 'Construction Work Study'. This is defined as 'A management service based on those techniques, particularly Method Study and Work Measurement, which are used in examining human work in all its contexts, and which lead to systematic investigation of all the resources and factors affecting the efficiency and economy of the situation being reviewed, in order to effect improvement'. Work Study principles and practice were developed from the early 20th century to improve productivity in general. But there is still great scope for using the techniques demonstrated in this module to improve construction productivity
Civil Engineering, construction, geotechnical, building site
1. Teachers can draw examples and illustrative material for lectures and demonstration. 2. Students can use the web-site for research and project work.
All required plug-in downloadable from the site
Designed for undergradute Civil and Building Engineering students.
To enhance the learning and teaching of Civil and Building Engineering through ready access to virtual experiences on a variety of construction sites.
1. To enable virtual site visits. 2. To provide multi-media enhancement of teaching and learning material. 3. To provide supplementary material for courses in Civil and Building Engineering. 4. To provide resource material for students conducting independent studies.
metadata.dc.description.urihttp://civcal.media.hku.hk/workstudy/default.htm
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/49915

 

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dc.contributorThe University of Hong Kongen_HK
dc.contributor.authorKumaraswamy, Mohanen_HK
dc.date.accessioned2008-10-21T08:13:14Z-
dc.date.available2008-10-21T08:13:14Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/49915-
dc.descriptionOne element of the CIVCAL project Web-based resources containing images, tables, texts and associated data relating to approaches to 'Construction Work Study'. This is defined as 'A management service based on those techniques, particularly Method Study and Work Measurement, which are used in examining human work in all its contexts, and which lead to systematic investigation of all the resources and factors affecting the efficiency and economy of the situation being reviewed, in order to effect improvement'. Work Study principles and practice were developed from the early 20th century to improve productivity in general. But there is still great scope for using the techniques demonstrated in this module to improve construction productivityen_HK
dc.descriptionCivil Engineering, construction, geotechnical, building siteen_HK
dc.description1. Teachers can draw examples and illustrative material for lectures and demonstration. 2. Students can use the web-site for research and project work.en_HK
dc.descriptionAll required plug-in downloadable from the siteen_HK
dc.descriptionDesigned for undergradute Civil and Building Engineering students.en_HK
dc.descriptionTo enhance the learning and teaching of Civil and Building Engineering through ready access to virtual experiences on a variety of construction sites.en_HK
dc.description1. To enable virtual site visits. 2. To provide multi-media enhancement of teaching and learning material. 3. To provide supplementary material for courses in Civil and Building Engineering. 4. To provide resource material for students conducting independent studies.en_HK
dc.description.urihttp://civcal.media.hku.hk/workstudy/default.htmen_HK
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution - NoDerivs - NonCommercial license. To view a copy of this license go to: < http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/' target='new' >;visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/,or send a letter to Creative Commons, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, California 94305, USA.en_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectArchitectureen_HK
dc.subjectBuildingsen_HK
dc.subjectTechnology (Applied Sciences)en_HK
dc.titleConstruction 'Work Study'en_HK
dc.typeLearning_Objecten_HK
dc.identifier.emailmohan@hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.email852 2859 1976en_HK
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_HK

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