The four basic construction systems, their definitions, relationships, characteristics, and probable completion times are presented. Also presented are advantages and disadvantages for each system. A method for systems application, which relates the various systems data to project characteristics and environment and the construction professional's place in executing the method, are examined. Contracts are considered briefly as they relate to the construction systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was presented at the November 3-7, 1975, ASCE Annual Convention and CExpo, held in Denver, Colorado.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017-2398
  • Authors:
    • Kettle, K A
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • Accession Number: 00148672
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM