Automation in the prefab and modular construction industry

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ConferenceInternational Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction ISARC 2009: 24 June 2009, Austin, Tex.
SubjectAutomation, prefab industry, modular construction, factory-built housing
AbstractThis paper summarizes the findings of this study, provides an overview of the type of automation that is prevalent in the industry, and outlines a technology outlook with various elements comprising the aspects of prefab automation. It will help the prefab industry personnel arrive at a broad view of the essence of construction automation, while the research community gets a sense of industry ?pull? in embracing automation.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number51147
NPARC number20374295
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