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Title Construction Research Congress 2005 : broadening perspectives / Iris D. Tommelein, editor.
Imprint Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations (some color)
Note Title from Web page (viewed July 2, 2012).
"Proceedings of the congress, April 5-7, 2005, San Diego, California."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Building -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Construction industry -- Congresses.
Engineering -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents SLAM : A Case Study in Applying Lean to Job Shops -- Value Stream Mapping for Make-to-Order Products in a Job Shop Environment -- Analysis of Variability in Precasting and Installation of Pile Foundations -- Fabrication Lead Time and Demand Variability: An Empirical Study -- Restructuring the Rebar Supply System -- Delivering Sustainability: Lean Principles for Green Projects -- Building Performance Engineering during Construction -- Accident Prevention Strategies: Causation Model and Research Directions -- Dynamic Error and Change Management in Concurrent Design and Construction -- Key Constraint Analysis: Achieve Lean Processes with the Application of TOC -- Automatic Construction Process of Prefabricated Buildings on Geometric Reasoning -- Model to Facilitate Optimization of the Concrete Supply Process -- Technical Preconstruction Service Process Model for the Private Real Estate Development Industry -- A Dynamic Boolean Model of Roll-Over Financing for Residential Real Estate Development in China -- Residential Construction and the Influence of Inspections on Cycle Time -- Production Planning Process in Residential Construction Using Lean Construction and Six Sigma Principles -- National Housing Research Agenda for Construction Management and Production -- Life Cycle Assessment of Residential Buildings -- Decision Support Tool for Environmental Analysis of Commercial Building Structures -- Economic and Environmental Implications of Construction Energy Use and Generation under New EPA Emission Standards -- Sustainable Roadway Construction: Energy Consumption and Material Waste Generation of Roadways -- Modified Concrete by Using a Waste Material as a Coarse Aggregate -- Lean and Green: The Role of Design-Build Mechanical Competencies in the Design and Construction of Green Buildings -- A Prototype E-Society Portal: Using a Semantic Model to Represent Sustainability Aspects of Highway Projects to Local Communities -- The Continuous Value Enhancement Process to Efficiently Achieve Sustainable Project Objectives -- Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Bridges and Tunnels -- Evaluating Design-Build-Operate-Maintain Delivery as a Tool for Sustainability -- An Automated Barcode System for Tracking and Control of Engineering Deliverables -- Automated Materials Management and Control Model -- Data Collection System for Labor-Intensive Projects -- State-of-the-Art Review of Construction Performance Models and Factors -- The Need for Prompt Schedule Update by Utilizing Reality Capture Technologies: A Case Study -- Realtime 4D CAD + RFID for Project Progress Management -- Integrated Cost and Schedule Control: Variables for Theory and Implementation -- Productivity Evaluation of the Conventional and GPS-Based Earthmoving Systems Using Construction Simulation -- Instrumenting an Asphalt Vibratory Compactor for Automation of Roadway Compaction -- Fully Autonomous Robot for Paving Operations -- Climbing Robots with Adaptive Grippers for Construction -- Current Research and Development and Approach to Future Automated Construction in Japan -- The Integrator Model for the Construction Professional of 2020 -- What Is the Background of Future Construction Leaders in Mexico? -- Leadership and Goal-Setting in Construction Education -- Aspects of Learning and Knowledge in Construction Projects -- Interprofessional Issues in Construction Education -- Lessons Learned from a Design Course Utilizing Object-Based Learning Method -- Understanding Cognitive and Metacognitive Processes in Construction Management: The System Dynamics Perspective -- Attitudes in Construction Safety -- Exploring Mental Models of Construction Managers -- Cross-Cultural Virtual Design Teams: Cultural Influences on Team Performance in Global Projects -- Understanding and Mitigating Challenges on Global Projects: The Role of the Freelance Expatriate -- MANS3C: An Agent-Based Multi-Attribute Negotiation Framework for Construction Supply Chain Coordination -- Legal Risk Analysis, Modeling and Programming for E-Commerce in Construction -- Taxonomy for International Construction Market Entry Mode Selection -- Planning to Get Work: An Evaluation of Market Forecasting Techniques for Use by Large Designed Construction Firms -- Prediction of Productivity for Microtunneling Projects in Bidding Phase -- Predicting the Production Rates of Foundation Construction Using Factor and Regression Analysis -- Economic Assessment of Site Exploration Programs Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming -- Quantifying the Impact of Schedule Compression on Construction Labor Productivity -- Shift Work Impact on Construction Labor Productivity -- Analysis of Focus Group Data regarding Construction Craft Workers' Perspective of the Factors Affecting Their Productivity -- Application of DEA-Based Malmquist Productivity Index Measure to the Construction Industry in China -- Effect of Spatial Variables on Bricklaying Productivity -- Fast and Easy Concrete Construction Using Innovative Steel Reinforcement -- Building the Great Pyramid in about 385 Days: A Case Study in Energy Management -- A Risk Threshold Calculation Methodology for the Construction Projects Applying Value at Risk -- Modeling Cost Escalation as a Risk Factor in Construction Projects -- Assessment of a Four Moments and Pearson Distribution Approach for Risk Analysis in Construction Estimates and Economics -- Attitudes of Contractors and Employers Towards Transfer of a Time-Related Risk in Construction Contracts -- Is a Small Project Really Different? -- Defining Megaprojects: Learning from Construction at the Edge of Experience -- Evaluating the Consequences of Overlapping Dependent Activities -- Emerging Methods for Defining and Managing Dynamic Project Requirements -- Enhancing Productivity in the AEC Industry through Application of Rights Management -- Predicting Schedule and Cost Elements' Variation for EPC Projects in Alberta -- Overmanning Impact on Construction Labor Productivity -- Effect of Pre-Construction Planning on Project Outcomes -- Apportioning Concurrent Delays and Accelerations Using Daily Windows -- The Effects of the Informal Sector on Construction -- Source of Construction Industry Instability and Performance Problems -- High Performance Building Design Process Model -- Design Management in Design and Build Projects: The New Role of the Contractor -- Learning Organizations in Construction -- Applying Context to Systems Integration in AEC -- Enhancing Knowledge and Experience Exchange through Construction Map-Based Knowledge Management System -- Company-Wide Project Data Integration for a Construction Organization -- Contracts: A Holistic Perspective -- Dispute Resolution Transactional Cost Quantification: What Does Resolving a Construction Dispute Really Cost? -- Statistical Comparison of Performance Based Procurement and Price Based Procurement -- Use of Design-Build on Mass Transit Rail Projects -- Delivering Highway Projects through Design-Build: Analysis of the Comprehensive Development Agreement (CDA) Procurement Process in Texas -- Risk Management on Build-Operate-Transfer Projects -- Preliminary Cost Estimates Using Probabilistic Simulation for Highway Bridge Replacement Projects -- Design Cost Analysis of Transportation Projects -- Construction Project Cost Performance Prediction Based on Project Bid Characteristics -- Priority Scheduling of Urban Rehabilitation Streets to Minimize Congestion, Delays, and Accidents -- Use of Conceptual Road User Costs for a Rapid Roadway Construction Decision Making System -- Accelerated Pavement Rehabilitation on Urban Highways: Innovative Approach in California -- Real Options Analysis: Can It Improve Infrastructure Development Decisions? -- Multi-Objective Optimization for the Construction of Large-Scale Infrastructure Systems -- Developing Best Practices for Avoiding Utility Relocation Delays -- RoadSim: Simulation Modelling and Visualisation in Road Construction -- Simulation Tools for the Economic Evaluation of Base Construction -- A Study of Simulation-Based Contract Incentives and Disincentives Usage -- Identifying Factors for Statistical Models to Measure Highway Project Disruptions -- Building Underground: Special Techniques for a Storage Facility -- Testing RAP Materials for Overlay Design Standards -- Experiments in Real-Time Spatial Data Acquisition for Obstacle Detection -- Locating Materials on Construction Site Using Proximity Techniques -- Technology and Process Assessment of Using LADAR and Embedded Sensing for Construction Quality Control -- Integration of Construction Field Data and Geotechnical Analyses -- Hierarchical Clustering for Interpretation of Spatial Configuration -- A Conceptual Framework for Mapping Data Representation in the AEC Domain -- Application of Tolerance Mapping in AEC Systems -- A Usability Study of an Object-Oriented Design and Specification System for Transportation Projects -- Development of Knowledge Document Management System (KDMS) for Sharing Construction Technical Documents -- Canadian Construction Claim Tracker: An Integrated Repository System for Canadian Case-Law Construction Claims.
Towards a Framework for Managing Standards-Based Semantic E-Resources in the European Construction Industry -- Automated Construction Planning for Multi-Story Buildings -- Case Study of Constructability Reasoning in MEP Coordination -- Cost Estimating in the Age of 3-D CAD Software and Object Databases -- Heavy Equipment Operator Training via Virtual Modeling Technologies -- Rapid Post-Disaster Evaluation of Building Damage Using Augmented Situational Visualization -- Specification for Mapping Mixed Reality Visualization Technology to AEC Tasks -- Interactive Multimedia Scheduling Book: Learning Anytime Anywhere -- An Interactive Visualization Environment for Construction Engineering Education -- Comparison of Manual and User-Guided Methodologies for the Classification and Retrieval Construction Site Images -- Construction Firm Performance and IT Utilization -- Use of IT in Managing Environmental Risks in Construction Projects -- A Construction Business Automation System (CBAS) -- Layout Planning of Construction Sites Considering Multiple Objectives: A Goal-Programming Approach -- Situation Based Modeling for Construction Productivity -- Development of a Resource Scheduling Model Using Optimization -- Comparative Study of Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Construction Process Planning -- A Framework for Integrating Fuzzy Expert Systems and Discrete Event Simulation -- Selecting Pile Construction Method Using Fuzzy Approach -- Fuzzy Logic Approach to Forecast Project Duration in Construction Projects -- Neural-Risk Assessment System for Construction Projects.
Summary Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2005 held in San Diego, California, April 5-7, 2005. This collection contains 137 papers that discuss the state-of-the-art research in construction, as well as the challenges and possible accomplishments from today's rapidly advancing technology. Topics include: lean construction; housing; sustainability; construction automation and robotics; education and workforce; supply chain management; productivity and methods; project risk management; contracts and organizations; infrastructure; and information technology.
Other Author Tommelein, Iris D.
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Other Title CD-ROM version: Construction Research Congress (2005 : San Diego, Calif.). Broadening perspectives. Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers : Construction Institute, ©2005 9780784407547
Other Title Broadening perspectives.