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MBI and Clemson University introduce a
NEW book for modular building professionals:

Introduction to Commercial
Modular Construction

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) along with Clemson University developed Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction over two years with the goal of introducing the reader to an innovative and exciting construction method. This book discusses the modular building process compared to traditional site-built construction and is designed to help the reader understand terminology and concepts of modular building including client needs, design, fabrication, transportation, and installation.

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ISBN: 978-0-692-36874-9
Edition: 1
Publish Date: February 2015
Publisher: Modular Building Institute

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Contents
     
CHAPTER 1

  PRINCIPLES
Objectives
Types of Construction
Project Delivery Methods
The Modular Building Process
Pros & Cons of Modular Construction
Review Questions
     
CHAPTER 2

  PARTICIPANTS
Objectives
Key Players
Qualifying Clients
Professional Sales
Review Questions
     
CHAPTER 3

  DESIGN PHASE
Objectives
Site Evaluation
Design Considerations
Scope of Work
Specifications
Building Codes
Green Building
Review Questions
     
CHAPTER 4

  PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHASE
Objectives
Bid Process
Construction Documents
Insurance & Bonding
Estimating
Review Questions
     
CHAPTER 5

  CONSTRUCTION PHASE
Objectives
Post-Award Project Administration
Scheduling
Supply Chain Management
Quality Control & Assurance
Review Questions
     
CHAPTER 6

  SAFETY
Objectives
Safety Programs & Standards
Personal & Fall Protection
Tools, Machinery, & Heavy Equipment
Review Questions