Last edited 27 Nov 2019

MMC terms

5S

acceptance criteria

acquisition cost

active building

Advanced Building Material (ABM)

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

alternative method tender

Arm’s-Length Body (ALB)

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

asset

Association for Project Management (APM)

Augmented Reality (AR)

automation, onsite

benchmark

benchmarking

best practice

Bill of Materials (BOM)

Building Energy Modelling (BEM)

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

building module

Building Research Establishment Environment Assessment Methodology (BREEAM)

Buildoffsite

business case

capital cost

capital cost

carbon nano-tube (CNT)

carbon neutral

carbon zero

change control

change management

circular economy

commissioning

Common Data Environment (CDE)

competitive tendering

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

concept design

configuration

configuration management

construction

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Construction Leadership Council (CLC)

contractor consortium

cradle-to-cradle design

data

data analytics

data management

delivery phase

design development stage

Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA)

Design for Assembly (DfA)

Design for Manufacture (DfM)

Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA)

deskill

developed design

digital construction

digital twin

disposal

disposal cost

Egan Report

end-of-life cost

Factory Engineered Concrete (FEC)

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

feasibility study

five why (5 why?) method

future skills needs

gemini principles

Globally Unique Identifier (GUID)

handover

handover and close out

hard skills

hybrid

in use

industry (construction)

industry 4.0

information management framework

Information Technology (IT)

infrastructure

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA)

Intellectual Property (IP)

Internet of Things (IoT)

Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

Latham Report

LiDAR

life cycle

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Life Cycle Cost (LCC)

life cycle costing

main contractor

Manufactured Nanotechnology Product (MNP)

Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL)

market

metric

Micro/Nano Electromechanical System

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) definition framework

modular construction

nanomaterial

nanotechnology

non-volumetric unit

offsite

off-site

Offsite Manufacturing (OSM)

onsite

on-site

open tendering

operation cost

operational phase

panellised

performance

Permission in Principle (PiP)

plan of work

platform

pod

Porter’s Value Chain

portfolio

pre-fabricated components

pre-manufactured components

Pre-Manufactured Value (PMV)

preparation and brief

Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

procurement

production drawing

productivity

productivity gap

programme

project

Project 13

public sector

Quality Functional Deployment (QFD)

Quality Management System (QMS)

Quality, Cost, and Delivery (QCD)

Research and Development (R&D)

reskill

RIBA Plan of Work [17]

risk

risk assessment

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

scope

sector (construction)

selective tendering

sequential tendering

Six Sigma

skills gap

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME)

smart building

smart construction

soft skills

stakeholder

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

strategic definition

sub-contract

sub-contractor

supply chain

sustainability

sustainable development

technical design

technical specification

Technology Readiness Level (TRL)

tender

tendering

three-dimensional (3D)

Through-Life Cost (TLC)

through-life costing

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

transforming construction challenge programme

Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP) [65]

Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy (TIES) [66]

two-dimensional (2D)

uncertainty

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

upskill

value chain

value engineering

Virtual Reality (VR)

volumetric

wearable technology (or devices)

Whole-Life Cost (WLC)

whole-life costing

whole-life performance

work package

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