CITC-1: Miami, USA

April 25-26, 2002

Conference Papers

Construction Industry Characteristics and the Implications for Research a Hong Kong Perspective

Michael Anson

 
Design and Construction for the Rest of Us

Boyd C. Paulson, Jr


Non Value-Adding Costs in Building Projects: The Missing Thoughts

Per-Erik Josephson & Peter Samuelsson


Applying Earned Value Technique to Korean Construction Industry

Sang-Chul Kim, O-Cheol Kwon, & Joon-Hong Paek


Bricklayers' Perspectives on the 'Buildability' of the Bed-Joint and the Threat to Standardisation Vis-A-Vis Cost Optimisation

Vasantha Abeysekera & A Thorpe


Economic Result of Learning Lessons

E. William East & Jeffrey G. Kirby


Cash Flow Forecasting Model Using Moving Weights of Cost Categories for General Contractors on Jobsite

Hyung-Keun Park & Jeffrey S. Russell

 
Application of Oracle/Case in Project Cost Control System Design and Development

Guangbin Wang, Wenjuan Zhang, Yan Jin, & Yongsheng Zhao


Role of Finance in the Competitiveness of Indigenous Contractors - The Case of Hong Kong

Theresa Y. M. Chan & Y.H. Chiang


Modeling Concession Project Investments Under Uncertainty: A Critical Review

Alison McCowan & Sherif Mohamed


A Conceptual Model for Holistic Decision Making in Projects

Ali Jaafari, David Gunaratnam, & Kitsana Kit Manivong


An Intelligent Decision Support System for Project Managers

Saad H. Al-Jibouri, Michael. J. Mawdesley, & G. Al-Mohamdi


Efficient Resource Planning for Infrastructure Programs

Tarek Hegazy & Ahmed Elhakeem


Scope Definition and Project Risk Analysis 

Yu-Ren Wang & G. Edward Gibson, Jr.


Risk Identification and Mechanisms for Mitigation

Mark W. Cohen


Risk Management in Design/Build

Talal Abi-Karam


Analytic Hierarchy Process: A Decision-Making Method for Construction Management  

Eddie W.L. Cheng & Heng Li


Economic Risk Evaluation for Residential Housing Projects

Abraham Warszawski & Rafael Sacks


Risk-Based Decision in the Corroding Gas Pipeline Maintenance

N. Yahaya & J. Wolfram


A Risk Model for Appraisal of Construction Projects at Tender Stage

Saad H. Al-Jibouri, Michael. J. Mawdesley, & P.J. Dawson


Managing International Aspects of Engineering Risks

John Ciccarelli

 
Innovative Initiatives in Integrating Construction Supply Chains

Mohan M. Kumaraswamy, M. Motiar Rahman, Ekambaram Palaneeswaran, & S. Thomas Ng

 
Cross-Functional Product Development Teams for Enhancing the Effectiveness of Supply Chains in the Housing Industry

Kaushik Sahu & P. K. Das

 
Intelligent Virtual Construction Material Supply Chain Environment

Chika Udeaja & Joe Tah


Development of an E-Business Solution for the Integration of Steel Reinforcement Supply Chain in Construction Projects

Daniel Castro-Lacouture & Mirosław J. Skibniewski


Policies, Principles, and Procedures for Construction Procurement in the Public Sector of Malaysia

Khairuddin Abdul Rashid


Innovative Methods for Reducing Construction Time of Transportation Project in Urban Areas

Zohar J. Herbsman & Cristina Cosma


Integration of Supply Chains and Construction Schedule on Highway Projects

John Sobanjo


Conceptual Framework for Developing Generic Integrated Supply Chain Management Model for Construction Industry

Tayyab Maqsood, Akintoye Akintola, & Salman Azhar


A Dynamic Simulation Modelling System for Process Reengineering and Optimisaion

Hemanta Doloi & Ali Jaafari


Improving the Value Generation Cycle in the Design Process of Industrial Construction Projects

Leonardo Rischmoller, Luis Fernando Alarcón, & Lauri Koskela


Creating Lean Enterprises Through Process Orientation - Models for New Business Opportunities

Christian Lindfors & Roine Leiringer


Incorporating Safety into Construction Site Management

Emad Elbeltagi & Tarek Hegazy


The Performance Approach to Construction Worker Safety: A Model for Implementation

Theo C. Haupt


Trench-Related Fatalities in Construction: An Analysis of Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (Face) Records

Carlos A. Arboleda, Dulcy M. Abraham, Reini Wirahadikusumah, & Javier Irizarry


Product and Process Quality Aspects of Ready-Mixed Concrete Technologies

Arne Ziegert & Jan Bröchner


Quality Development in Hong Kong Public Housing

A.P.C. Chan, F.K.W. Wong, P.T.I. Lam, & J.C.W. Choi


They Year 2000 Version of ISO 9000 and the Process Cost Model for Measuring Quality Cost in Construction Process

Raymond T. Aoieong & S.L. Tang


Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS): The Singapore Experience

Patrick TI Lam, Albert PC Chan, & Wilson CY Shea


Value Optimisation of Building Components in Design Process

Kai-Tak Cheung, Sai-On Cheung, & 

 
Performance of International Construction Joint Ventures: An Empirical Analysis

Sherif Mohamed

 
Understanding 'Culture' in an International Construction Context

Vasantha Abeysekera & Praveen Lata

 
Linking Trends in the Construction Industry to Globalisation and the Transition in South Africa

Gavin Shor


The Egan Report: An Agenda for Change? The Views of UK Construction Directors

David Proverbs, Gary Holt, & Hoon Yeow Cheok

 
Construction Negotiation: An Even Swaps Approach

Sai-On Cheung, Kenneth Tak-Wing Yiu, & Henry Suen


Problem Resolution in Partnering: A Case Study

Heng Li, Eddie W.L. Cheng, Peter E.D. Love, & Luke H.W. Leung

 
Current Legislative Developments Effecting Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry in New Zealand

David Gatley

 
The Relationship Between the Specification, Low-Bid Process and Construction Nonperformance

Dean T. Kashiwagi & John Savicky

 
Developing a Best Practice Partnering Framework in Hong Kong

A.P.C. Chan, P.T.I. Lam, & D.W.M. Chan

 
Partnering Impact on Change Orders for Mid Size Commercial Construction Projects

Peter Wanjoga & Khalid Siddiqi

 
Constructability Versus Communications

Graham Miller & David Risby

 
Establishing Multiskilled Teams: Lessons from Danish Construction

Christian Koch

 
Causes of Construction Delivery Complexity and Nonperformance

Dean T. Kashiwagi & John Savicky

 
Design-Build Combined Cycle Power Plan Project Management

Brian Gibson

 
Critical Success Factors for the Construction Industry

Gena L. Abraham & Paul Chinowsky

 
A Conceptual Framework for Integrated Program and Project Management

Stephen P. Mulva & Jorge A. Vanegas


Current Level of Satisfaction with Construction Material Logistics Tasks

HyounSeung Jang & Jeffrey S. Russell

 
Assessment of CII Best Practices Implementation at the Organizational Level

SangBum Kim & G. Edward Gibson Jr.

 
Lean Methods in Construction

Lincoln H. Forbes

 
Knowledge, Leadership, Competencies, Mindsets and the Role of Educational and Research Institutes

Ali Jaafari

 
Employment Trends: Women in Construction

John M. Dye & Syed M. Ahmed

 
Building Engineers: New Paradigms for Education?

Christian Koch

 
Teaching from a Distance with WEBCT

Brian Moore & Arlan Toy

 
Utilizing Great Books to Enhance Construction Management Classes

John W. Martin


The Effect of the Unique Characteristics of the Construction Industry on Information Management in Construction Firms

J. K. Ssegawa


Applications and Effects of Emerging Automated and Information Technology in Construction

Amaury A. Caballero

 

Engineering and Construction Collaboration Using Information Technology

Liang Y. Liu & Christopher Erickson

 
Analyzing the Application of Information and Communication Technology for Construction KMS

Tai Sik Lee, Hee Chul Lee, & Young Hyun Kim


Forecasting Organizational Performance Under Fluctuating Economy

Stephen Ogunlana & Tang Yu Hoe

 
Strategic Implementation of IT/IS Projects in Construction: A Case Study

Rodney A. Stewart, Sherif Mohamed, & Raul Daet

 
Web-Based 4D Visualization for Real-Time Construction Simulation

Julian H. Kang, Stuart D. Anderson, & Mark J. Clayton

 
Electronic Documents: Saving Contractors Time and Money

Kevin Miller

 
Impact of Web-Based 4D Visualization in Construction Scheduling

Julian H. Kang, Stuart D. Anderson, & Mark J. Clayton

 
Project Modeling of Labor Inputs for Automated Control in Building Construction

Rafael Sacks, Ronie Navon, & Eytan Goldschmidt

 
Investigating the Use of Wearable Computers in Construction

Scott Fuller & Anoop Sattineni

 
E-Coordinating Infrastructure Decisions

Tamer E. El-Diraby

 
Toward a Centeralized Contractor Registration System Through E-Registration

S. Thomas Ng, Mohan M. Kumaraswamy, & Ekambaram Palaneeswaran

 
IT Providing a Path from Research to Practice: Promoting Use of Environmentally Friendly Cement and Concrete in Construction

Irina Kondratova, Theodore W. Bremner, & Ilia Goldfarb


Beating the Use of Heuristic in Construction Process: Can Information Technology Do It?

Tayyab Maqsood, Chotchai Charoenngam, Terry Clayton, & Salman Azhar

 
Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Project Management Information Systems: Heralding a New Project Management Paradigm

Kitsana Kit Manivong, Ali Jaafari, & David Gunaratnam

 
Construction Management Information Systems for Linear Projects: Application in the Greek Railway Construction Management Company

John – Paris Pantouvakis

 
Designing Information Model for the Project Management Information System (PMIS): A Case Study

Seok Heon Yun

 
A Conceptual Model of a Productivity Information System for Construction Projects

Jung-Ho Yu, Kyung-Whal Kim, & Hyun-Soo Lee

 
Optimization of Ready Mixed Concrete Plant Operations Using Simulation Techniques

K.C. Ying, S.L. Tang, M. Anson, & M. Lu

 
Resource Optimization in a Design Office Using GA-Based Simulation

Tarek Hegazy & Moustafa Kassab

 
Simulation Modeling by Enterprise Resources Planning Implementation in Medium Sized Corporation

Sangyoub Lee, Ahsan Ullah Arif, & Daniel W. Halpin

 
Simulate Road Construction Operations Using Simplified Discrete-Event Simulation Approach (SDESA)

Ming Lu


Shoring Loads in Multistory Structure: An Artificial Neural Network Model

Mohammed E. Haque & André Mund

 
Comparative Study on Forecasting Demand of Low Cost House in Urban Areas Using Artificial Neural Networks and Arima Model

Muhd Zaimi Abd Majid & Khairulzan Yahya

 
Accident Risk Effect: Fuzzy Logic & Simulation Based Analysis

Sangyoub Lee & Daniel W. Halpin

 
A Graphical/Geometric (Visual) Common Language for the Production home Builders

Yvan J. Beliveau & Ozgur Cakir

 
A Model for Testing the Impacts of Different Project Resource Organisations on the Construction Programme

Saad H. Al-Jibouri

 
Construction Information Management System on the Basis of the Mobile Internet

Tai Sik Lee, Sung Hyun Yi, & Dong Wook Lee


A Study of the Improvement in Quality Management with Database

Tai Sik Lee, Young Hyun Kim, & Hee Chul Lee


A Survey of the Implementation of Knowledge Management in Construction Enterprises in Korea

Tai Sik Lee, Dong Wook Lee, & Sung Hyun Yi


Data Warehousing in Construction: From Conception to Application

Irtishad Ahmad & Salman Azhar


Analysis of Ground Penetrating Radar Signals for Pavement Condition Evaluation

Charles N. Nunoo, Hesham Ali, & Donath Mrawira


A Modular Housing System: ARTI

Huseyin Kahvecioglu & Nurbin Paker-Kahvecioglu

 
Criteria for the Selection of Deployable and Rapidly Assembled Structures

Katherine A. Liapi & Stephen J. Donley

 
The Simulated Thermal Performance of a Two-Story Early Sheltered House with Single Adult Occupancy in a Temperate Climate

J.R. Littlewood & A.J. Geens

 
Studies on Low-Cost Construction System for Concrete Structures by Using UCAS Method

Kohei Yamaguchi, Toshiaki Ohta, Aya Ohta, & Hiroki Goda

 
Steel Composite Beam Stiffened with C-Channel

Mahmood Md. Tahir & Airil Yasreen Mohd Yassin

 
Modeling Earth Moving with Component-State-Based Criteria Method

D. K. H. Chua, B. Tan, & J. K. F. Lee

 
Internal Profile Measurement Using Rotating Laser-Based System

Masahito Tanaka, Bharath Leeladharan, Hongtao Wu, & Ampere A. Tseng

 
The Information Solution to Handicapped Access Ramp Requirements

Dean T. Kashiwagi & Keith P. Touchet

 
Concrete Bored Piles Construction Productivity Index

Tarek M. Zayed & Daniel W. Halpin

 
Challenges for Cutting-Edge Construction

Roger. A.F. Smook, Emilia.L.C. Van Egmond – De Wilde De Ligny

 
Circular Cell Coffer Dam Sheet Piles Installation and Design: The Iranian Method

Afshin Turk & Saeid Ebrahimzadeh


Required Changes in Construction by Paradigm Shift for Sustainable Development in Asia in 21st Century

Keizo Baba

 
Construction in the Twenty-First Century Trends and Outlook

Talal Abi-Karam


The Role of Indigenous Construction Technology in Sustainable Construction Practices

Alfred Talukhaba & Winston Shakantu

 
Technological Capabilities for Sustainable Construction

Emilia.L.C. van Egmond – de Wilde de Ligny & Roger.A.F. Smook

 
Development and Implementation of the South African Construction Excellence Model (SACEM)

Sihle Dlungwana, Xolani H. Nxumalo, Steve van Huysteen, Pantaleo D. Rwelamila, & Canon Noyana

 
Benchmarking Best Practice to Achieve a Competitive Advantage in the Southern African Construction Industry

Winston Shakantu & Alfred Talukhaba

 
Protection to FLORA and FAUNA: The Problems for Construction - A Case Study of Chiroptera in the United Kingdom

Peter Fenn

 
The Monitoring Strategy to Test the Energy Performance of a UK Designed Earth Sheltered Family Dwelling

J.R. Littlewood, A.J. Geens, & J. Harrall 

 
Modes of Application of Smart Structures and Systems in Construction

Tamer El-Diraby & Khan Falahudin Kashif

 
Promotion of Energy Efficient Design- A Case Studey in China

Qi Bao & Liyin Shen


Developing Ecologic Housing - Case Studies in China

Dehua Wu & Liyin Shen

 
Modelling Waste Flow Practice on Construction Site

L. Y. Shen, Vivian W. Y. Tam, & C. M. Tam

 
Soil-Cooper Waste Residue as Mineral Additive for Mortar or Concrete Used in Sustainable Construction

Jorge Gomez Dominguez & Luis Balderrama Neder

 
Techniques to Develop Needs Model on Housing in Urban Area: A Literature and Malaysian Experience

Noor Yasmin Zainun & Muhd. Zaimi Abd. Majid

 
Managerial System for 21st Century Construction of Affordable Houses

Roberto Soares

 
Promotion of Sustainable Construction Techniques in Existing Building

Ewelina Kaatz, Paul Bowen, & Richard Hill

 
Assessment Methods: A Comparative Analysis of GBTOOL, BREEAM, LEED and SBAT

Ewelina Kaatz, Paul Bowen, & Richard Hill

 
Web-Based Tool in Project Quality Management

Donath Mrawira, Jeff Rankin, & Charles Nunoo

 
Computer Simulation Analysis to Reduce Asphalt Paving Process Duration

Yassir A. AbdelRazig

 
Development of an Integrated Database for 4D/VR Construction Processes Simulation

Nashwan Dawood, Eknarin Sriprasert, & Zaki Mallasi

 
Customer Satisfaction: Contractor's Perspective

Larry D. Rigsby & Željko M. Torbica


Design Build Project Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges

Zuhair Itr & Saeid Sadri