Impact of Cold Weather on Building Construction Scheduling

by Farzad Shahbodaghlou, Bradley Univ, Peoria, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Cold Regions Engineering


Weather impact on a building construction schedule is often significant in cold regions. Most deterministic scheduling methods are unable to directly account for the effects of weather and other probabilistic factors on a schedule. This paper presents an alternative solution by introducing a simulation model which can quantify such effects through a probabilistic approach.

Subject Headings: Weather conditions | Cold region construction | Scheduling | Simulation models | Cold regions | Construction industry | Probability | Temperature effects

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