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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 1.133 M.Eng. Concepts of Engineering Practice Fall 2007 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Charles H. Helliwell, Jr. Lecturer
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AGENDA • Monday, October 22 @ 8:45AM – Assignment: Profile a Company • Wednesday, October 24 @ 8:45AM – Strategic Management Issues • Wednesday, October 31 @ 8:30AM – Student Presentations –Summary
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SKILLS OF AN EFFECTIVE ENGINEER • Skills – Technical –Human – Conceptual • Levels – Industry – Company – Project – Task/Assignment
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ROLE OF THE E&C INDUSTRY Through planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance activities, the E&C industry transforms resources of labor, capital (money, materials, & equipment), and knowledge into the physical facilities required to meet a broad range of social and economic needs.
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PRODUCTS OF THE • Buildings • Industrial Plants • Infrastructure Systems • Environmental Restoration & Remediation Projects
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FACILITY PROJECT LIFE CYCLE* MARKET DEMANDS OR PERCEIVED NEEDS CONCEPTUAL FEASIBILITY STUDIES DESIGN ENGINEERING PROCUREMENT CONSTRUCTION STARTUP FOR OCCUPANCY OPERATION MAINTENANCE RENOVATION CONVERSION OR DEMOLITION * Adapted from: “Project Management for Construction”; Prentice Hall; 1989
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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Year 2000 WORLD TOTAL $3.41 Trillion ASIA $1,113 Billion EUROPE $1,017 Billion NORTH AMERICA $ 885 Billion LATIN AMERICA $ 241 Billion MIDDLE EAST $ 101 Billion AFRICA $ 56 Billion
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TOP COUNTRIES UNITED STATES (1) $819 B 8.2% JAPAN(2) $618 B 13.9% GERMANY(3) $253 B 11.4% CHINA(4) $181 B 17.0% UNITED KINGDOM(5)$109 B 7.7% BRAZIL(6) $109 B 13.8% FRANCE(7) $107 B 7.0%
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TOP COUNTRIES (Cont’d) ITALY(8) $96 B 8.1% SPAIN(9) $86 B 14.8% KOREA,Rep(10) $68 B 15.4% CANADA(11) $65 B 10.2% INDIA(12) $60 B 12.3% MEXICO(13) $45 B 9.0% RUSSIAN FED(14) $43 B 10.8%
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TOTAL CONSTRUCTION 2000-2006 • 2006 $1,167,261 million • 2005 1,194,492 • 2004 1,075,307 • 2003 972,958 • 2002 895,422 • 2001 873,279 • 2000 840,333
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BLS INDUSTRY SUPERSECTORS • Construction • Financial Activities • Government • Information • Leisure & Hospitality
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