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Component Optimisation of Multiple D&B Bridge Projects: A Case Study in Sabah, Malaysia

C.T, Ramanathan and Sambu Potty, Narayanan and Idrus, Arazi (2010) Component Optimisation of Multiple D&B Bridge Projects: A Case Study in Sabah, Malaysia. In: International Conference On Civil And Environmental Engineering ICCEE 2009, October 28 - October 30, Venice Italy.

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Abstract

The construction process and success in the management of multiple bridge projects directly relies on the selection and optimization of their components. A systematic optimization process is adopted during the conceptual design stage to overcome the resource constraints during the construction phase. The knowledge of construction experience is also utilized during the component optimization process as presented in this Paper. Bridge component ratio is the percentage contribution of each component to form a bridge. Each component may have different percentage based on their weightage or implication in constructing the bridge. The weightages were computed using a common and consistent factor. In this case study the value parameter is used to calculate the component weightage.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Design and Build, Multiple Projects, Component optimization.
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Civil Engineering - Structures, materials and construction
Departments / MOR / COE:Research Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Building
ID Code:11034
Deposited By: DR NARAYANAN SAMBU POTTY
Deposited On:16 Feb 2014 23:41
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:24

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