Geosynthetic Materials Help Build Optimized Infrastructure
In recent years, the world has begun to realize the negative impacts that limited infrastructure can have on economic growth and the well-being of humankind. Our infrastructure challenges...

Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

Teams and Teamwork: The Potential
Deliberate efforts to develop teamwork in most work groups can clearly improve productivity, communication, schedule maintenance, cost control, work quality, individual satisfaction, and...

Comparative Evaluation of System Ductility of Mesh and Fibre Reinforced Shotcretes

Analysis of Shotcrete Support under Rockburst Conditions

The Construction Challenges
The varied SPRP construction and construction management complexities of the new South Pole are even more challenging because summer work must be carried out within a compressed window...

Construction Robots
The Search for New Building Technology in Japan
This book presents Japan's achievements in the development and application of over 100 construction robots and five automated systems. The Japanese have progressed far beyond...

Response of Flexible Wire Rope Barriers to Debris-Flow Loading

Planned and Unplanned Schedule Compression: The Impact on Labor Productivity

Effect of Change Orders on Labor Productivity

Who's Surfing? We're Working!
Now that the novelty has worn off, how are engineers using the Internet in their everyday work? Productively is the answer, as both firms and software developers make use of the Internet...

Validation of the Simplified Audit Process at a Roofing Tar Paper Speciality Product Manufacturer - Part 2
The Simplified Audit Process (SAP) is presently tested in a roofing tar paper speciality product manufacturer in Joliette, Quebec. The steps involved in the process had helped the company...

Rehabilitation of the South Tenth Street Bridge

A Pen-Centric Application for Construction Quality and Productivity Tracking

A Construction Crew Evaluation Model to Improve Productivity

Construction Congress
This proceedings, Construction Congress, consists of papers presented at the 1995 Conference held in San Diego, California from October 22-26,...

A Framework for a Database of Construction Costs and Productivity at the Process Level for Transportation Infrastructure Development

Computer Use in Claims Analysis -- Roundtable Discussion
Preparation or defense of construction claims is inherently time consuming and often counter-productive. This outline discusses some tools currently used in the construction industry to...

Regional Wastewater Reuse in the Nueces Estuary
The results of this study indicate that the firm yield lost to the release requirements of the Texas Water Commission Interim Release Order can be recovered by diverting treated wastewater...

Integrating Pen Computers with Other Keyless Data Systems for Construction Applications
This paper describes the various construction applications in which the combination of pen computers and keyless data entry systems could be utilized for the purpose of greatly increasing...

 

 

 

 

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