CITC-10: Colombo, Sri Lanka

July 2-4, 2018

Conference Papers

The Potential of BIM Models as Legal Construction Documents for Sustainable Growth in the Kenyan Construction Industry

Kimani Thomas Njuguna, Mugwima Njuguna, Ahmad Omar Alkizim, and Haddy Jallow

Portfolio Management in the Construction Industry – Pricing Strategies Considering the Chance/Risk Ratio for Several Projects

Markus Kummer and Christian Hofstadler

A Review of Hospitals Functional Resilience and Performance Indicators

Farhad Mahmoudi and Sherif Mohamed

Labor Cost Analysis of the Design Review Process at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Design

Scott Kramer, Froilán Esclusa, and Junshan Liu

Impact of Lean Principles on Timely Project Completion

Themba Nkhuna and Innocent Musonda

An exploratory study of mentoring in infrastructure development of new entry graduates in the South African construction industry

Morena William Nkomo, Wellington Didibhuku Thwala, and Clinton Ohis Aigbavboa 

Implementing BIM for Performing Detailed Construction Estimates in the Classroom
Alternative Housing Solutions in Southern California

John E. Patterson

Scientometric Analysis of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Facility Management (FM)

Mustafa A. Hilal, Tayyab Maqsood, Amir A.

BIM for collaboration and coordination

Haddy Jallow, Suresh Renukappa, Subashini Suresh, and Ahmed Alneyadi

Awareness and Adoption of Light Gauge Steel (LGS) Technique in the Construction Industry

Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala, and Unathi Mboya

Challenges Associated with Nominated Suppliers Procurement (NSP) Method in the South African Construction Industry

Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala, and Nxumalo Thandokhule

Preparing Construction Contractors for Post-Disaster Recovery Operations

Bassam Baroudi and Randy Rapp

 
Overview of Accelerated Bridge Construction Techniques in Highway Bridge Construction in the United States

Amin K. Akhnoukh, Tarik A. Youssef, and Chao “Luna” Xiao

Global Construction 2030 Market at Top Three Nations

Roberto Soares and Amin K. Akhnoukh

 
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in the construction industry: An experiential development workflow

Poorang Piroozfar, Amer Essa, Simon Boseley, Eric R. P. Farr, and Ruoyu Jin

 
The Application of Augmented Reality (AR) in the Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) Industry

Poorang Piroozfar, Simon Boseley, Amer Essa, and Eric R. P. Farr

 
Field Evaluation of Surface Characteristics of Microsurfacing Pavements

Yi Jiang and Shuo Li

 
Remoteness, Mental Health and Safety Behaviour among Oil and Gas Workers

Anwar S. Alroomi and Sherif Mohamed

 
Quantity Uncertainties in Shuttering Works – Comparison of Public versus Private Clients
 
Going for Waste to Energy in Developing Countries

Shahid Mahmood and Mohammad Arshad Chuhan

Reactive Powder Concrete Application in the Construction Industry in the United States

Amin K. Akhnoukh and Roberto Soares

Claim Management - Fundamentals and Utilization for Industrial Construction

Improving  Productivity of Concreting Equipment: Failure Modeling

Arka Ghosh, Abid Hasan, and Kumar Neeraj Jha

 
The Dilemma of Pricing Against the Backdrop of the Chance/Risk Ratio

Christian Hofstadler and Markus Kummer

 
In-Depth Bid Assessment for Unit-Priced Contracts

Christian Hofstadler

Factors Influencing Productivity of Concreting Equipment in Indian Construction Projects

Abid Hasan, Kumar Neeraj Jha, Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, and Arka Ghosh

Business Model Development for Modular Timber Building Systems

Joerg Koppelhuber, Johannes Wall, and Detlef Heck

Building Information Modelling Adoption for better cost estimation: Sri Lankan perspective

Anushka Rathnayake, Sajedeh Mollasalehi, Ahmed Aboumoemen, Udayangani Kulatunga, and Hamed Hyab Samir

 
Investigating Innovative Culture Level and its Influence on Labor Turnover in Organisations

Naseema Ebrahim, Innocent Musonda, and Chioma Okoro

Achieving Zero Accident Vision through Management’s Positive Health and Safety Culture

J. H. F. van Heerden, I. Musonda, and C. S. Okoro

Conflict Management in Construction Industry: A Review Paper

Tauha Hussain Ali, Shabir Hussain Khahro, Nafees Ahmed Memon, Muhammad Ali Moriyani, Fida Hussain Siddiqui, and Qasim Hussain Khahro

 
Diffusion of innovations approach to explore sustainable development in the UAE built environment

Amna Shibeika

 
Impact of Configuration Management on Safety: A Study in A Steel Manufacturing Industry

Themba Nkhuna and Innocent Musonda

 
Sustainability Indicators for a Transportation Infrastructure Investor

Chioma Okoro, Innocent Musonda, and Justus Agumba

Optimum Span Length for Steel Composite Girder Expressway Bridges

Hnin Su San, Naveed Anwar, and Fawad Ahmed Najam

Construction Monitoring and Reporting using Drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Naveed Anwar, Muhammad Amir Izhar, and Fawad Ahmed Najam

Occupational Stress and the Project Manager

Ken Farnes

 
Broadband Telecommunication Deployment: A Supply Side Analysis of Penetration Drivers in A Developing Country Case

Ifeanyi Cosmas Nwakanma, Achimba Chibueze Ogbonna, Baldwin Chukwunanu Asiegbu, Ikenna Augustine Udunwa, and Obi C. Nwokonkwo

 
Applications of Nanomaterials in Pavement Engineering: A Review

Vasileios C. Papadimitropoulos, Stylianos K. Karatzas, and Athanasios P. Chassiakos

 
An Effective Way to Reduce Financial Loss by Safety Investment: Concept from Safety Management System

Kai-Chi Thomas Ying, Guomin (Kevin) Zhang, and Sejeeva Setunge

 
Concept of “Efficient Coordination Zone” relating to Truckmixer Deliveries Serving Construction Sites

Michael Anson, Kai-Chi Thomas Ying, and Ming-Fung, Francis Siu

 
Development of Web Stiffener Arrangements for Enhanced Web Crippling Strength

Michael H. Cornell and Ken S. Sivakumaran

Evaluation of Different Building Structural Systems: The Case of Turkey

Esra Bostancioglu

 
Stochastic Frontier Analysis of Water Supply Utility of Urban Cities in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Hololens – A New Teaching Tool in Construction Education

Ivana Domljan

 
State of Practice on Project Delivery Decision-Support Models for Water and Wastewater Capital Projects

Jeffrey Feghaly, Mounir El Asmar, and Samuel T. Ariaratnam

 
A review of client loyalty to construction professional service firms

Nick Williams, Paul Hampton, Nii A. Ankrah, and Ezekiel Chinyio 

 
Key Performance Indicators: Advances in Construction Projects Performance Measurement

Hatzigeorgiou Alexandros and Manoliadis Odysseas

 
Effective mentorship of new entry graduates in the construction industry: A Literature Review

Morena William Nkomo, Wellington Didibhuku Thwala, and Clinton Ohis Aigbavboa

Literature Review of the applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Construction Project Management

Chao Xiao, Amin K. Akhnoukh, and Yang Liu

A linear goal programming model for optimizing the usage of safety  measures on construction sites

Ming-Fung Francis Siu and S. L. Tang

Biological Cell Surveillance: Implication on Construction Cell

Mayur Shelke and Vasantha Abeysekera

Initiating Smart City Concept for Sustainable Urban Development:  Literature ReviewA

Nimesha Jayasena, Harshini Mallawaarachchi, and K. G. A. S. Waidyasekara

A Study on Payment Issues Faced by Construction Consultants in Sri Lankan Construction Industry
Leadership Assessment Tools that can be used in Managing Health and Safety in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry in Sri Lanka
Review on Photocatalysis Applications in Construction
Application of Value Engineering Concept to MEP Works in Sri Lankan Construction Industry: A Case Study
Applicability of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to Buildings: A Review
Overcoming Barriers for Women in the Construction Industry: A Review
Green Infrastructure: The Case for Low Impact Development in Coastal North Carolina
 
Causes of Fall of Person from Height Accidents on Building Maintenance and Repair Elevated Works in Hong Kong
An Investigation into Interpersonal Conflicts in Post-Contract Stage of Sri Lankan Construction Projects
Formation of Photocatalytic, Antibacterial and Self Cleaning TiO2 Film on Tiles
 
Development and Testing of Energy Efficient Designs for Single Family Homes in Pakistan
 
The Journey of Exploring ‘Construction as Biological Cells’ for Improving Construction Quality: Articulating the research paradigm
 
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Energy Efficient Single-Family Homes in Pakistan
 
Review on Photocatalysis Applications in Construction
 
A Man’s World: Opening the Door for Women in Construction Management
 
Performance Evaluation of Dynamic Facades
Protection of urban areas during repair work, structure demolition, and construction