D&B Procedures a Practical Approach for Effective Management of Multiple Projects

C.T., Ramanathan and Sambu Potty, Narayanan and M. R., Taharin (2008) D&B Procedures a Practical Approach for Effective Management of Multiple Projects. In: First Seminar on Engineering and Information Technology, 14-15 April, 2008, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia.

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Selected Infrastructure projects are being implemented by Design and build procurement system in Sabah (East Malaysia). In these development projects, 45 bridges in bridge replacement projects are being executed simultaneously by the author's Design and Build firm. The company manages such projects by using established systems for design, contract , contract administration, construction execution and supervision. Engineers from qualified engineering bodies are selected and appointed for in-house design team/supervision team. Team - discussion and in selecting bridge components including (1) Methods of pile foundation, (2) Selection of suitable beam technologies, (3) No. of spans, etc are explained. Aspects of specialists works, diversion works, temporary works, construction program, and management, project estimation, tendering and final close out are discussed. This paper gives solutions for the complications in the management and procedure to manage multiple Design and Build projects are recommended.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Design and Build, conceptual design stage, pre-design stage, critical bridge components, specialist work
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:11179
Deposited On:16 Feb 2014 23:41
Last Modified:16 Feb 2014 23:41

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