Smart Construction must be installed on a SmartPlant Foundation application server. Smart Construction uses SmartPlant Foundation to share engineering, construction, and design data among SmartPlant Enterprise life cycle engineering products and users.
Before installing Smart Construction, you must first install and configure SmartPlant Foundation. If you already have SmartPlant Foundation installed, you only need to install Smart Construction. For more information on SmartPlant Foundation installation, see Application Server Installation and Setup for SmartPlant Foundation.
When you install and set up Smart Construction, you need to perform the following tasks:
Install and set up the Smart Construction server on the SmartPlant Foundation application server. The server can be configured using SmartPlant Foundation Server Manager.
Install and set up Smart Construction services including external services such as a materials system, schedule system, and rules of progress.
Install and set up the Smart Construction client on a workstation.
Install and set up Smart Construction OnSite, if you plan to use the Smart Construction OnSite mobile app for your site.
The following diagram illustrates the Smart Construction installation. Items in white are installed during Smart Construction installation.
Smart Construction Installation and Setup Tasks
The following is a high-level graphical overview of the tasks necessary to install and set up Smart Construction.