CITC-8: Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2015 Conference Papers

  1. Comparative evaluation of alternative design concepts of the “Underwater Road Artery of Thessaloniki” by using the AHP Multi-criteria method

  2. Project Control Body of Strategic Knowledge for Complex Construction Projects

  3. Progress Monitoring of the Construction of Prefabricated Bridge with the Methods of Earned Value Analysis (EVA) and Earned Schedule Analysis (ES)

  4. Implementing IPMA Standards In Managing Small-size/Non-complex Technical Projects: A Case Study Of A Photovoltaic Power Plant For A Residence  

  5. Project and Construction Management of Large Warehouses Logistics

  6. On the Use of Learning Curves for the Estimation of Construction Productivity

  7. Involved Parties and Plan Formats in Equipment Planning for Mega Building  Projects

  8. A Legal Approach to the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs  Conseils (FIDIC) – The Yellow Book Case

  9. Big Data in the Construction Project Management

  10. BIM for Plan Reading Class- Lessons Learned

  11. Factors Causing Construction Delays in Developing Countries- A Focus on  Malawi

  12. Intuitive Self-Inspection Techniques based on BIM for Energy-efficient  Buildings- EU Horizon 2020 Research Project INSITER

  13. Study of a Construction Project in Greece Using Earned Value Analysis and  Agile Project Management

  14. The Development of the Trans-European Transport Network in Greece-  A Review and Critique

  15. Defining the Key Considerations for Initiating and Implementing 4D BIM Workflows

  16. Factors Impacting of Time and Cost Performance in the Zambian Construction Industry

  17. Systematic Approach to Crane-Related Near-Miss Analysis  

  18. Decisions Impacting on the Quality of Low Income Houses in South Africa

  19. Behavior-Based Safety Management on Construction Sites- A Field Study

  20. Technical and Economical Management of the Reconstruction of the Bearing

  21. Structure of an Existing Arcade in the City Centre of Thessaloniki

  22. Stochastic Preliminary Budget Estimating Template for Construction Firms

  23. Planning, Designing and Scheduling New Transport Infrastructure in Recession Times: The Greek Case

  24. Towards the Reduction of the Construction Time and Cost of Reinforced Concrete Earthquake-Resistant Multistory Buildings

  25. Determining the Most Economical Formwork System, A Contractor’s Perspective

  26. Security in Building Constructions: European Policies for Built Infrastructure Protection

  27. Construction as Biological Cells: Implications of the Biological Cell Cycle for Managing Construction

  28. Developing a Personal Cooling System (PCS) for Construction Workers – An Experimental Approach

  29. Benchmarking of IT-based Tools for Site Security, Safety and Communication on Construction Worksites in a Metropolitan city of a Developing Country

  30. Using Building Information Modeling to Achieve Lean Principles by Improving Efficiency of Work Teams

  31. Automated Data Collection Technology Usage by UK Construction

  32. A Relational Database for Construction Delay

  33. Resource Allocation in Line-of-Balance Scheduling

  34. Designing a Test Battery for Ergonomics of Personal Cooling Garments

  35. The Structural Behavior of Pozzolan-lime Cement as a Potential Substitute to Portland Cement in Low-strength Construction Applications

  36. Composite Materials - CFRP - Applications in Construction – Suggesting New Applications

  37. Analysis of Flexible Pavement Materials with Image Analyzer

  38. Development of Bio-based Self-healing Concrete to Increase Durability of Structures

  39. Factors Influencing Women’s Career Choices in the Construction Industry-  An Exploratory Study

  40. Financial Analysis and Comparison of Greek Construction Enterprises and  Greek Materials Procurement Enterprises

  41. Lean Construction in South Africa-  Myth or Reality

  42. Legal and Contractual Challenges of Building Information Modeling (BIM) –  Contractor’s Perspective

  43. Post Occupancy Evaluation of Healthcare Facilities- a Case Study of a  Medical Department in the UAE

  44. Social Risks Influencing Export of Construction Services into African  Markets

  45. A New Way to Teach Structural Steel to  Construction Management Students

  46. An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Carbonation on Properties of  Plain Concrete

  47. External Factors Affecting the Success of International Companies in the  UAE Construction Industry

  48. Importance Of Organizational Behaviour Courses In Project And Construction Management Education

  49. Integrated Conceptual Model on Risk Mitigation and Construction  Company’s Entry Decision into African Markets

  50. Legal and Regulatory Issues Challenging the Pakistani  Construction Industry

  51. Post Completion Assessment of Construction Projects Procured under Design and Build Method in Education Sector of Pakistan

  52. Progress at NTUA- Training Engineers in Project Scheduling

  53. Public – Private Partnership (PPP) and Cultural Sponsorship Law and Deontology   

  54. Sowing the Seeds of Success-   The Provision of a Personalised Study Time Management Plan

  55. The Use of Project Scheduling Techniques in the UAE Construction Industry

  56. Women in Saudi Arabia Construction Industry- Motivations, Barriers and Perceptions

  57. The Impacts of Variation Orders on South Africa Public Sector Construction  Projects

  58. A Conceptual Process Framework for the Development of Briefs in Public Private Partnership Projects

  59. Managing the Design Process in Design-Build Projects-The South Florida Experience

  60. Public Private Partnerships in the Transportation Sector-  An Overview and Case Studies in the United States

  61. Wither Monetary Retentions for Subcontract Work? A Theoretical Framework for Rationalizing the Use of Retentions

  62. Derivation of Utility Values of Project Procurement Systems Against Selection Criteria for Major Highway Construction Projects

  63. Public – Private Partnership (PPP) and Cultural Sponsorship Law and Deontology 

  64. Affordable Housing in Developing Countries   

  65. The Role of Inclusion on the Career Experiences of  Professional Women in Construction

  66. Survival of Construction Companies in Crises through Process-Based Management

  67. Managing Risks in Public-Private Partnership Projects- The Case of Izmit  Bay Suspension Bridge 

  68. Effect of Stakeholders' Risk Attitude on the Application of Project Risk  Management 

  69. Optimal Construction Design using the Harmony Search Algorithm as an Optimization Tool

  70. Combined use of Simulation and Optimization Models for the Optimal Design of Harbor Breakwaters: Application at the Port of Thessaloniki

  71. Application of DSM (Design Structure Matrix) Principles to Project Risk  Management of Thessaloniki Metro Construction Project

  72. Human Resource Challenges in the United States Commercial Construction Industry

  73. Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Pragmatic Approach

  74. How the Early Contractor Involvement Principles are Traced in Different Procurement Routes

  75. Towards the Development of a Life-Cycle Assessment Framework for Bridge Management: A Literature Survey

  76. The Validation of a Sexual Discrimination Measure for Construction

  77. Emotional Intelligence in Construction Contract Administration

  78. Enhancing Cognitive Readiness of Construction Project Teams

  79. Analysis of Personal Characteristics and Cognitive Abilities of Project  Managers

  80. Line Balancing for Work Scheduling on a Construction Project

  81. The Development of a Scale to Measure Gender Equity in Construction

  82. The Relationship Between Building Shape and Energy Cost

  83. Current Trends And The Future For Intelligent Facades: A Review

  84. Turning Brownfields into Goldfish

  85. A Decision-Making Model Synthesis for Sustainable Building Development

  86. The Adoption Building Information Modeling in Construction Industry in Libya: A Developing Country Context

  87. Bond Strength between Steel Slag Aggregate and Cement Paste – A Micro-level Examination

  88. An Investigation of Leadership Characteristics of Project and Construction Managers in the South African Construction Industry

  89. A Preliminary Study of Reclaimed Water Infrastructure Systems

  90. Turning BIM into a Holistic Sustainability Assessment Tool

  91. Benchmarking Energy Efficient Design Practices in Pakistani Construction Industry

  92. Methodologies for Measuring Sustainability in the Construction of Transportation Infrastructure

  93. Environmental Impact Assessment of Various Projects using the Environmental Performance Value

  94. Leveraging Sustainable Construction with Lean and Integrated Project Delivery – A Socially Responsible and Smart Business Practice

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