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Construction project control through wireless networking

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2004
Köseoğlu, Oğuzhan Ozan
In this thesis, the latest developments in mobile telecommunications and mobile devices are investigated in order to integrate wireless connectivity and mobile computing in construction industry core business processes on site. The research includes current technologies and implementation in the construction industry and other industries. Wireless solutions are presented in order to improve information flow, quality of data, control and coordinate business processes in construction companies. The Marmaray project in Turkey is used as a project case study to present the necessary investment and benefits gained by the contractors. This study investigates and seeks to eliminate the barriers on the way to integrate mobile technologies in the construction industry business processes.