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Type :thesis
Subject :K Law
Main Author :Mohamad Razi Ahmad Suhaimi
Title :A study of the adequacy of Construction Industry Standard for manual calculation in Industrialised Building System (IBS) content
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Teknikal dan Vokasional
Year of Publication :2019
Notes :With cd
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
This study aimed to determine the adequacy of Construction Industry Standard (CIS 18:2010) for  manual calculation in Industrialised Building System (IBS) content. In addition, this study  examined the weaknesses and improvements that needed to ensure that the manual calculation of the  IBS system content used by the industry is according to the current needs. Literature research,  focus groups and interviews were used to collect the data. The focus group involved 43 respondents  with two series of workshop and 32 experts for validation workshop. The findings show that, there  are several requirements for the new IBS methods and these manuals need to be reviewed after 5  years of use. As a result of the focus group discussion, they have proposed the addition of several  elements such as Building Modelling Information (BIM),   Prefabricated   Prefinished   Volumetric    Construction   (PPVC),   Prefab Bathroom  Unit  (PBU) and  Prefab-Staircase  in  the  new  IBS   system.  In  addition, there is a suggestion to reduce the factor 0.1 of IBS score for the reusable  formwork system as it involves more work compared to other IBS systems. In conclusion, new elements   for  the  new  IBS  content  manual  are  needed  to  meet  the  construction industry standard  based and the new construction technology. In implication, the findings  could  be  beneficial  for   the  industry  in  term  of  the  contribution   of  the manual calculation for IBS content.  


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