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Lean and Cleaner Production [electronic resource] : Applications in Prefabrication to Reduce Carbon Emissions.

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Main Author: Wu, Peng.
Other Names: Low, Sui Pheng.
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013.
Topics: Lean manufacturing. | Manufacturing processes - Environmental aspects - Congresses. | Production management - Environmental aspects - Congresses. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
Genres: Electronic books.
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Abstract; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Problem Statement; 1.3 Research Aim and Objectives; 1.4 Scope of the Study; 1.5 Significance and Contribution of the Study; 1.6 Description of Chapters; References; Chapter 2: Sustainable Development and Global Climate Change; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Concept of Sustainable Development; 2.2.1 Economic Sustainability; 2.2.2 Environmental Sustainability; 2.2.3 Social Sustainability; 2.3 Sustainable Construction and the Green Building; 2.3.1 Green Building Rating Systems -- History.
2.3.2 Green Building Rating Systems -- Overview2.3.3 Green Building Rating Systems -- In-depth Investigation; 2.3.4 Project Management and Sustainable Construction; Scope; Project Management Process; Construction; Post-occupancy; 2.4 Global Climate Change; 2.4.1 Global Climate Change and the Construction Companies; 2.4.2 Measuring Carbon Emissions -- The Building Research Establishment (BRE) Methodology; 2.4.3 Measuring Carbon Emissions -- The IPCC Methodology; Tiers; Decision Tree; Stationary Combustion; Tier 1 Approach; Tier 2 Approach.
Tier 3 Approach2.4.3.4 Mobile Combustion; 2.5 Summary; References; Chapter 3: Modelling the Lean Production Philosophy; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 History -- The Toyota Production System; 3.3 Lean Production Concept; 3.4 Linking Lean Production with the JIT Concept; 3.4.1 Principles; Reduce the Share of Non-value Adding Activities; Increase Output Value Through Systematic Consideration of Customer Requirements; Reduce Variability; Reduce the Cycle Time. Simplify by Minimizing the Number of Steps and Parts/Increase Output Flexibility/Increase Process Transparency3.4.1.6 Focus Control on the Complete Process; Balance Flow Improvement with Conversion Improvement/Build Continuous Improvement into the Process/Benchmark; 3.4.2 Similarities and Differences; 3.5 Linking Lean Production with Green; 3.6 Summary; References; Chapter 4: The Precast Concrete Industry; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Production Considerations; 4.2.1 Production Processes; 4.2.2 Concrete; 4.2.3 Reinforcement; 4.2.4 Moulds; 4.2.5 Demoulding and Stacking.
4.2.6 Equipment in Precast Concrete Production4.3 Transportation and Erection Considerations; 4.4 Benefits of Precast Concrete Components; 4.5 Applicability of the Lean Principles to Reduce Carbon Emissions; 4.5.1 Precasters; Production; Storage; Relationships with the Suppliers; Other Applications; 4.5.2 Contractors; 4.6 Pilot Studies; 4.6.1 Background of Pilot Studies; 4.6.2 Results from the Pilot Study: Precaster A; Production Type; Quality Control; Delivery System; Non-value Adding Activities; Training.

Table of Contents for: Lean and Cleaner Production : Applicatio