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<br /> Volume 1:<br /> RFID FOR MATERIALS<br /> MANAGEMENT AND<br /> PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT<br /> The FIATECH Series of Innovation Guides<br /> for the Capital Projects Industry<br /> RFID for Materials Management and Productivity Improvement<br /> First Edition<br /> Copyright © 2010 by Bentley Institute Press and FIATECH<br /> Bentley Institute Press<br /> Bentley Systems, Incorporated<br /> 685 Stockton Drive<br /> Exton, Pennsylvania 19341<br /> www.bentley.com/books<br /> FIATECH<br /> The University of Texas at Austin<br /> Cockrell School of Engineering<br /> 3925 West Braker Lane<br /> Austin, Texas 78759<br /> www.fiatech.org<br /> Printed in the United States of America<br /> All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,<br /> or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or<br /> otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.<br /> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=1"> Volume 1: RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=2"> RFID for Materials Management and Productivity Im</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=3"> CONTENTS Acknowledgments . . . . . . . .</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=4"> iv RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=5"> CONTENTS v CHAPTER 5 RFID IMPLEMENTATIO</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=6"> </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=7"> ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FIATECH HAS PRODUCED th</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=8"> viii RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PR</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=9"> PREFACE THE FIATECH (Fully Integrated a</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=10"> x RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=11"> CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO RADI</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=12"> 2 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=13"> CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO RADIO-FREQUENCY </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=14"> 4 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=15"> CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO RADIO-FREQUENCY </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=16"> 6 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=17"> CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO RADIO-FREQUENCY </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=18"> 8 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PRODU</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=19"> CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO RADIO-FREQUENCY </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=20"> </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=21"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS C</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=22"> 12 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=23"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 13 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=24"> 14 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=25"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 15 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=26"> 16 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=27"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 17 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=28"> 18 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=29"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 19 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=30"> 20 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=31"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 21 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=32"> 22 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=33"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 23 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=34"> 24 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=35"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 25 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=36"> 26 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=37"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 27 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=38"> 28 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=39"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 29 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=40"> 30 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=41"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 31 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=42"> 32 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=43"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 33 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=44"> 34 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=45"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 35 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=46"> 36 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=47"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 37 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=48"> 38 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=49"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 39 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=50"> 40 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=51"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 41 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=52"> 42 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=53"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 43 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=54"> 44 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=55"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 45 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=56"> 46 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=57"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 47 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=58"> 48 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=59"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 49 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=60"> 50 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=61"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 51 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=62"> 52 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=63"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 53 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=64"> 54 RFID FOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND PROD</a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=65"> CHAPTER 2 BUILDING THE BUSINESS CASE 55 </a> <a title="RFID Free Preview.pdf page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17228968?page=66"> 56 RFID FOR 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