American Society of Civil Engineers


Construction Research Congress 2010: Innovation for Reshaping Construction Practice


by Janaka Ruwanpura, Ph.D., (editor), Yasser Mohamed, Ph.D., (editor), and SangHyun Lee, Ph.D., (editor)
Sponsored by Construction Institute of ASCE, University of Alberta, University of Calgary; Canadian Society of Civil Engineering
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-1109-4 (print), 2010, xix, 1566, I-7 pp., 2 Vol., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784411094), 22 cm., Includes references and index.     (Barcode: DQA 1424538)

Conference information: Construction Research Congress 2010; May 8-10, 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada

ASCE sponsor: Construction Institute (CI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress, held in Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 8-10, 2010. Sponsored by the Construction Institute of ASCE. This collection of 156 peer-reviewed papers covers 15 general state-of-knowledge areas in construction engineering and management. The papers address and analyze revolutionary research findings, technological advances, emerging trends, and functional characteristics that are shaping the future of the industry. Topics include: automated real time systems; construction industry institute research; construction education; construction modeling and simulation; disaster planning and mitigation; information technology and computer applications; infrastructure management and underground construction; knowledge management; organizational leadership and management; procurement, contracting, and legal affairs; productivity, benchmarking, and workforce issues; project planning and control; project risk assessment and management; quantitative methods and models; sustainable construction and facilities.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Construction industry
Construction management
Innovation
Technology

Library of Congress Call Number:  TH5.C67
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Building--Technological innovations--Congresses