Specify which work steps consume materials - Intergraph Smart Construction - 2017 (5.0) - Administration - Intergraph

Intergraph Smart Construction Administration and Configuration (2017)

PPMProduct
Intergraph Smart Construction
PPMCategory_custom
Administration & Configuration
SPCVersion_custom
2017 (5.0)
SPFVersion_custom
2016 (6.0)
Version_SPMat_custom
8.1

You can specify which work step consumes material in the RoP Configuration workbook. Materials can be consumed by multiple work steps in IWPs with different purposes; however, materials cannot be consumed by multiple work steps in IWPs with the same purpose. For more information, see Configure the rules of progress in the rules of progress configuration workbook.

Configure system setting

  1. Click Smart Construction > Find > Administration > Options.

  2. In the Find Smart Construction Options dialog box, type SPC System Options and click OK.

  3. In the search results, right-click SPC System Options and select Update.

  4. Select Allow work steps to consume materials? to enable the functionality to specify which work steps consume the materials.

  5. Click Finish to save your changes.

For information on Smart Construction system settings, see Configure System Settings for Smart Construction.

Specify which work steps consume materials

In the RoP Configuration workbook, type [Consumes material] in the row below the work step name to specify which work step is to consume the materials.

You can also indicate that a manual work step consumes a material item on the Components tab of the Work Packages browser window by enabling the Consuming Material column and marking the check box for the work step.

Material consumption details

Once configured, the rules of progress generation manage changes to the consumption of materials.

Action

A work step owns the material item

Another work step owns the material item

Create a work step

Create the material item and associate it with the work step.

Transfer ownership if both work steps are unplanned, or both steps are planned but not processed.

Delete a work step

Delete the material item.

The material item is not updated.

Update a work step

Create or remove the material item.

Transfer ownership if both work steps are unplanned, or both steps are planned but not processed.

Convert a work step from a manually added work step to a configured work step

Create the material item and connect it to the work step.

Transfer ownership if the old work step owner is unplanned, or old work step owner is planned but not processed.

Convert work step from a configured work step to a manually created work step

Delete the material item.

The material item is not updated.