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

Ramanathan, C.T. and Narayanan, S.P. and Idrus, Arazi B (2010) Component Optimisation of Multiple D&B Bridge Projects: A Case Study in Sabah, Malaysia. [Citation Index Journal]

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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:Citation Index Journal
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
ID Code:4890
Deposited By: AP Ir. Dr. Arazi Idrus
Deposited On:21 Mar 2011 08:13
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:24

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