Construction Robots: The Search for New Building Technology in Japanby Leslie Cousineau, Exec. Dir.; Chicago Inst. for the Study of Arch. and Tech., Chicago, IL,
Nobuyasu Miura, Prof. of Arch.; Kikushikan Univ., Tokyo, Japan,
American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0317-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0317-1 (ISBN-10), 1998, Soft Cover, Pg. ix 130
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.
Abstract: This book presents Japan's achievements in the development and application of over 100 construction robots and five automated systems. The Japanese have progressed far beyond the U.S. in these new technologies, which are already having a revolutionary impact on Japanese architecture. The impact of robotics has already begun to show measured improvements in quality, productivity, and safety in construction.
Subject Headings: Construction management | Robotics | Quality control | Architecture | Occupational safety | Automation | Productivity | Japan | Asia
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