Construction Congress VI [electronic resource] : building together for a better tomorrow in an increasingly complex world : proceedings of the congress : February 20-22, 2000, Orlando, Florida /
edited by Kenneth D. Walsh ; sponsored by the COnstruction Division of American Society of Civil Engineers, the M.E. Rinker School of Construction at the University of Florida, International Council for Building Research Studies and Documentation (CIB).
Reston, Va. : The Society, c2000.
xv, 1232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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Table of Contents
Construction Modeling
An Automated Approach for Accounting for Spaces Required by Construction Activitiesp. 1
Interactive Coordination of Distributed Work Plansp. 11
An Automated Building Design System with Topological Informationp. 21
An Activity-Based Data Acquisition and Job Costing Model: A Case Studyp. 30
Computer Usage by Contractors in Utahp. 36
Bayesian Belief Networks for Diagnosing Asphalt Paving Construction Problemsp. 41
Artificial Intelligent Performance-Based Procurement Systemp. 49
Image Database for Characterizing Field Cycle Time Datap. 59
Construction Simulation
Construction Process Simulation of Multiple Interdependent Processesp. 68
Microtunneling: Productivity Analysis Using Simulationp. 76
Creating Special Purpose Simulation Tools with Simphonyp. 87
Special Purpose Simulation Templates for Tunnelingp. 97
Petri Net-Based Scheduling of a Bridge Projectp. 107
STRATEGY: A Construction Simulation Environmentp. 115
A Computer Simulation of the Construction of the Alamillo Bridge in Seville, Spainp. 121
Activity-Based Construction (ABC) Simulation Modeling vs. Critical Path Method (CPM)p. 131
Resource-Interacted Simulation Modeling in Constructionp. 140
Decision Aids for Sewer Pipeline Installation and Rehabilitationp. 151
Electronic Communications
Development of the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) Virtual Users Group on the World Wide Webp. 164
Project Specific Websites to Improve Communication on Jobsitesp. 174
Opportunities to Use Speech Recognition for Bridge Inspectionp. 184
Data Warehousing in Construction Organizationsp. 194
Mobile Schedule Tracking Technology at the Jobsitep. 204
Construction Dispute Solved with Computer Graphicsp. 214
The Construction Industry's Adoption of the Internetp. 224
Construction Education
Educating Future Constructors Utilizing a Project Specific Web Sitep. 234
Mechanical Craft Training in Western Washingtonp. 244
Integrating Construction into a Civil and Environmental Engineering Curriculump. 253
Virtual Environments for Construction Engineering and Management Educationp. 263
A Capstone Design Course on Professional Construction Management for Undergraduate Studentsp. 271
Internet-Based Interactive Construction Management Learning Systemp. 280
Interdisciplinary Team Building as Part of the Construction Education Processp. 289
Interactive Use of Mathematical Software in Teaching Structures Coursesp. 298
CDAT: Enhancing Professional Experience Using Digital Videop. 307
Transition to Practice: A Construction Engineering Capstone Coursep. 314
Concrete Materials and Construction: Education Connected to Industryp. 324
Videoconferencing: The Virtual Guest Lecturerp. 333
Quality of Design and Construction
Development of a Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) for General Building Projectsp. 343
Contractor Quality Control Testing Levels for Highway Constructionp. 353
Inspection Tasks for Hot Mix Asphalt Overlaysp. 363
Concrete Deterioration Diagnosisp. 376
Reasoning about Construction Methodsp. 386
Sustainable Development
Resource Allocation and Problem Prioritization for Sustainable Facilities and Infrastructurep. 396
Drivers for Change: An Organizational Perspective on Sustainable Constructionp. 406
Productive Construction in Developing Regionsp. 416
Social Concerns in Utility Maintenance Constructionp. 426
Remediation of Contaminated Sites Using Horizontal Directional Drillingp. 435
Environmental Remediation of Fire-Damaged Buildingsp. 445
Sustainable Management for Highway Constructionp. 455
Business and Management Strategies
Strategies for Successful Partnering Relationshipsp. 463
Marketing Construction Servicesp. 471
Construction Management at Risk: An Innovative Project Delivery Method at Stormwater Treatment Area in the Everglades, Floridap. 477
Achieving Strategic Infrastructure Goals for Quasi-Public Agenciesp. 483
Strategic Management in Construction Organizationsp. 493
Decision Support for Contract Strategyp. 503
Improvement Teams for Construction Administrationp. 514
Variables Affecting Innovations in the U.S. Construction Industryp. 525
Prediction of Construction Disputes in Change Issuesp. 534
Multi-Dimensional Utility Model for Selection of a Trenchless Construction Methodp. 543
Motivational Assessment of Construciton Engineersp. 554
The Impacts of Obstacles in Asian Cross-Border Constructionp. 564
Purchasing and Payment Policies for Building Construction Materialsp. 574
Claim-Avoidance Administrative Procedures for Construction Projectsp. 584
The Union Decertification Process: Contractor's Rightsp. 593
Design-Build Delivery
Delivering Quality School Projectsp. 603
Stakeholder Input in Design-Build Highway Constructionp. 611
Evaluation of the Design-Build Delivery Process for a State Department of Transportation Pilot Projectp. 621
Safety in Construction
Ironworkers: Pyhsiological Demands during Construction Workp. 631
Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Construction Site Accident Experiencep. 640
Safety Constructability: Designer Involvement in Construction Site Safetyp. 650
Owner Involvement in Construction Site Safetyp. 661
The Relationship Between Pavement Width and Highway Safety on Two-Lane Paved Highway in Alberta, Canadap. 671
Lean Construction
Last Planner Technique: A Case Studyp. 680
Coordination and Production Planning for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Constructionp. 690
Construction of Advanced Technology Facilities
Water Reclaim Strategies for the Microelectronics Industryp. 701
Design and Construction Issues for 300mm Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilitiesp. 714
Semiconductor Layout Alternatives Enabled by Modular Fab Design Concepts and AMHS Linkagep. 727
Improving Delivery of High-Intensity Projectsp. 737
Schedule Impact of Alternative Framing Systemsp. 747
Construction Vibrations and Their Impact on Vibration-Sensitive Facilitiesp. 758
Construction of Foundations and Earthwork
Construction of High-Performance Equipment Foundationsp. 768
Subsurface Ground Movements Associated with Trenchless Pipe Replacement Methodsp. 778
Excavatability in Caliche Soils in Arizona: Comparison of Owner and Contractor Perspectivesp. 788
Structural Failure of Pile Foundations during Installationp. 799
Case Studies of U.S. Construction Labor Productivity Trends, 1970-1998p. 808
Methodology for Evaluating Program and Faculty Productivity in Construction Related Programsp. 818
Methodology for Rebar Constructibility Improvementp. 827
Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Risks and Their Correlationsp. 837
Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Factors in Risk Analysis of Cash Flow Dependent Infrastructure Projectsp. 847
Private Participation for Infrastructure Projectsp. 857
Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Financing in Public Infrastructure Projectsp. 868
The Impact of Foreign Currency on Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Projectsp. 878
Residential Construction
Evaluation of Residential Construction Quality Based on Registrar of Contractor Complaint Filingsp. 889
Costs, Sound, and Energy Performance in Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) Homesp. 898
Engineering Performance
Capital Improvement Program Benchmarkingp. 908
Engineering Performance in Industrial Constructionp. 917
Specialty Construction
Assessing the Quality of a Construction Schedulep. 928
Project Scheduling Aspects of Steel Constructionp. 938
Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) vs. Continuous Flow: A Cost Comparison of Waste Treatment Technologiesp. 948
Invited Papers
NSF/CII Construction Research Workshop Resultsp. 958
Impact of Variability and Uncertainty on Product and Process Developmentp. 969
Construction Management Pull for Four-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design (4D CAD)p. 977
Application of Four-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design (4D CAD) in the Construction Workplacep. 984
Benefits of Four-Dimensional (4D) Models for Facility Owners and AEC Service Providersp. 990
FIAPP and the Three-Dimensional Computer Modelp. 996
Beyond Sphereland: Four-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design (4D CAD) in Construction Communicationsp. 1001
Virtual Reality: A Solution to Seamless Technology Integreation in the AEC Industryp. 1007
New Construction Management Practice Based on the Virtual Reality Technologyp. 1014
Towards Five-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design (5D CAD): Dynamic Cost and Resource Planning for Specialist Contractorsp. 1023
The Role of Four-Dimensional (4D) Modeling in Trade Sequencing and Production Planningp. 1029
Spatial Temporal Planning: A Virtual Four-Dimensional Perspectivep. 1035
Four-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design (4D CAD): Construction Industry Perspectivep. 1042
The Link between Design and Process: Simulation Modeling of Construction Activitiesp. 1051
Virtually Real Construction Components and Processes for Design-for-Safety-Process (DFSP)p. 1058
Additional Papers
Multimedia Database Functional Requirements for Construction Applicationsp. 1063
Practice-Oriented Papers
Building Commissioning: Ensuring Quality and Savingsp. 1074
Appropriate Risk Allocation in Design-Build Request for Proposals (RPFs)p. 1083
Interface Considerations on Multiple Prime Contractor Construction Projectsp. 1093
Defensive Contractingp. 1103
Personalities of Construction Project Managers: A Link to High Performance Teamsp. 1112
CALIBRE: The U.K. Construction Industry Toolkit for Building Smarter Teamsp. 1120
Hidden Risks of Construction in the Third Worldp. 1126
Fifty-One Names for Timep. 1136
Project Web Sitesp. 1144
Raising Expectations in Construction Educationp. 1151
The Project Reporter: Multimedia Progress Reporting for Construction Projectsp. 1165
Assessment of Global Impact of Change Orders on Electrical and Mechanical Construction: [Delta] Approachp. 1177
The Need for Academia to Address Construction Site Safety through Designp. 1189
Cost of Highway Work Zone Injuriesp. 1196
Innovative Developments for Applying Slurry Sealp. 1208
Concrete Plug Design for Mine Closurep. 1215
Subject Indexp. 1226
Author Indexp. 1230
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