Chapter 17

Construction and Layout

Abstract

Construction needs should be taken into account during site layout design. Ground conditions, any required lifting operations and temporary access roads, as well as safety and security issues need to be considered in detail by the layout designer. The chapter also considers the factors influencing whether modular construction may be beneficial.

Keywords

Construction; installation; commissioning; safety; modular; stick-built

17.1 General

Construction needs should be taken into account during site layout design in order to ensure that the various plants are located on suitable ground. Heavy or tall plants need ideally to be on good load-bearing ground, and plants needing substantial excavation ...

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