CE 562 Lean Construction Concepts and Methods

Student teams apply concepts and methods in field studies of real project management processes and construction operations by using principles and methods in Lean Production, Construction, Design, Assembly, Supply, Production Control, and Work Process Design, 3 credit hours.


• Prerequisite

CE 463 Construction Estimating, Planning, and Control

• Course Objectives

This course is intended for students to:

  1. Describe the history and evolution of Lean Production paradigms.
  2. Describe and apply the principles of Lean Construction.
  3. Use lean-based productivity improvement techniques to study and improve construction operations including Linear Scheduling and Value Stream Mapping in Construction.
  4. Learn and apply the Last Plannerä system for production planning and control

• Course Requirements

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• Textbooks

No Textbook required. Reading materials will be posted on Moodle.

• Computer and Internet Requirements

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• Instructor

Dr. Min Liu, Associate Professor
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Mann Hall 211, Box 7908
NCSU Campus
Raleigh, NC 27695

Phone: 919-513-7920
Email: min_liu@ncsu.edu
Web Site: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~mliu2