Study of time and cost of labour productivity for a construction project

Topics: Construction, Productivity, Employment Pages: 43 (7800 words) Published: August 19, 2014
INDEPENDENT STUDY – I

“Study of time and cost of labour productivity for a construction project” Submitted by: Eshani Kothari
Code: PT100513

Guided by:
Prof. P Akalkotkar
Chairman, M.Tech (CEM)
CEPT University

M.Tech. programme in construction Engineering and Management CEPT University
Ahmedabad- 380009
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INDEX
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sr no
Chapter I
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5.1
1.5.2
1.5.3
1.6
1.7
1.8
Chapter II
2.1
2.2
2.2.1
2.2.2
2.3
Chapter III
3.1
3.2
Chapter IV
4.1
4.2
4.2.1
4.2.2
4.2.3
4.3
Chapter V
5.1
5.2
5.2.1
5.2.2
5.2.3
5.3
5.3.1

Title
Research Proposal
Introduction
Need for study
Objectives of the study
Scope of study
Methodology
Literature review
Data collection
Data analysis
Conclusion
Future scope
Research plan
Literature review
Overview
Need for study
Factors affecting labour productivity
Work study
Research gap
Research methodology
Introduction
Methodology
Data collection
Site details
Data collection
Data collection for brickwork
Data collection for Plasterwork
Data collection for excavation
Job layout
Data analysis
Theory and formulas
Calculations for the standard cycle time
Brickwork
Plaster work
Excavation
Proposed cycle time and its cost impact
Brickwork
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5
5
5
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6
6
6
6
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6
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7
7
7
7
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18
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18
21
21
22
22
24
25
27
28
28
29
29
30
30
31
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5.3.1.1
5.3.1.2
5.3.1.3
5.3.2
5.3.2.1
5.3.2.2
5.3.2.3
5.3.3
5.3.3.1
5.3.3.2
5.3.3.3
Chapter VI
6.1
6.2

Analysis on actual cycle time of brickwork
Analysis on proposed cycle time of brickwork
Cost impact of brickwork
Plasterwork
Analysis on actual cycle time of plasterwork
Analysis on proposed cycle time of plasterwork
Cost impact of plasterwork
Excavation
Analysis on actual cycle time of excavation
Analysis on proposed cycle time of excavation
Cost impact of excavation
Conclusion
Conclusions
Future scope
Bibliography

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37
37
38
38
39
40
40
41
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LIST OF TABLES
Table no
1.1
3.1
3.2
4.1
4.2
4.3
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
5.10
5.11
5.12
5.13
5.14

Title
Research plan
Allowances
Rating scale
Observed time for brickwork
Observed time for plasterwork
Observed time for excavation
Rating scale
Allowances
Allowances for brickwork
Calculation of actual cycle time of brickwork
Allowances for plasterwork
Calculation of actual cycle time of plasterwork
Allowances for excavation
Calculation of actual cycle time of excavation
Calculation of proposed cycle time of brickwork
Actual and proposed cycle times of brickwork
Calculation of number days for brickwork based on actual
cycle time
Calculation of number days for brickwork based on proposed
cycle time
Cost savings of brickwork
Calculation of proposed cycle time of plasterwork
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18
19
23
25
26
28
28
29
29
30
30
31
31
33
33
33
34
35
35

5.15
5.16
5.17
5.18
5.19
5.20
5.21
5.22
5.23
6.1

Actual and proposed cycle times of plasterwork
Calculation of number days for plasterwork based on actual
cycle time
Calculation of number days for plasterwork based on
proposed cycle time
Cost savings of plasterwork
Calculation of proposed cycle time of excavation
Actual and proposed cycle times of excavation
Calculation of number days for excavation based on actual
cycle time
Calculation of number days for excavation based on proposed
cycle time
Cost savings of excavation
Final conclusion

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36
37
37
38
38
39
39
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LIST OF FIGURES
Figure no
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
4.1
4.2
4.3
5.1

Title
Work study
The relationship between method study and work
measurement.
Stages in time study
Flow of work
Elevation drawing of satyadeep heights
Site plan of Satyadeep heights
Actual Job layout
Proposed job layout

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CHAPTER I RESEARCH PROPOSAL
1.1 Introduction...

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