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Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction

A book every modular construction professional should have in their library

The Modular Building Institute 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.

Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction textbook
Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction
ISBN: 978-0-692-36874-9
Publisher: Modular Building Institute
Price: $99

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Contents

This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the commercial modular construction industry. Created in consultation with industry professionals with decades of experience, there is no other resource that compares in terms of breadth and depth. Topics include:

PRINCIPLES

Objectives

Types of Construction

Project Delivery Methods

The Modular Building Process

Pros & Cons of Modular Construction

Review Questions

PARTICIPANTS 

Objectives

Key Players

Qualifying Clients

Professional Sales

Review Questions

DESIGN PHASE 

Objectives

Site Evaluation

Design Considerations

Scope of Work

Specifications

Building Codes

Green Building

Review Questions

PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHASE

Objectives

Bid Process

Construction Documents

Insurance & Bonding

Estimating

Review Questions

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

Post-Award Project Administration

Scheduling

Supply Chain Management

Quality Control and Assurance

Review Questions

SAFETY

Objectives

Safety Programs & Standards

Personal & Fall Protection

Tools, Machinery, & Heavy Equipment

Review Questions