Search for dissertations about: "Technology advance in construction industry"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Technology advance in construction industry.

  1. 1. A Virtual Design Studio for Low-Frequency Sound from Walking in Lightweight Buildings

    Author : Nata Amiryarahmadi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lightweight floors; Annoyance; Walking sound; Virtual design studio; Low frequency;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a growing interest for building lightweight multistorey wooden residential buildings in countries like Sweden with large and renewable forests. While positive aspects of these buildings, such as sustainability, ease of construction and lightness, motivate building more in wood, poor acoustic performance is a risk which concerns the wooden-building industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Buildability of concrete structures : processes, methods and material

    Author : Peter Simonsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Structural Engineering; Konstruktionsteknik;

    Abstract : The causes for the slow development of the construction industry is often attributed the traditional ”peculiarities of construction“, including such factors as one-of-a-kind products, temporary organisation, and on-site production. However, signs of new thinking are becoming apparent in the construction industry in Sweden that emphasise change. READ MORE

  3. 3. BIM Anatomy - An Investigation into Implementation Prerequisites

    Author : Martin Hooper; Projekteringsmetodik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; BIM; Building Information Modelling; strategic planning; information exchange; collaboration.;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the results of an investigation into BIM implementation prerequisites emerging as a set of procedural supporting mechanisms that may enable design, construction and operating (DCO) organisations to advance their deployment of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology, and improve construction project outcomes. Today, BIM is centre-stage within the construction sector the world-over. READ MORE

  4. 4. BIM Anatomy II: Standardisation Needs & Support Systems

    Author : Martin Hooper; Projekteringsmetodik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Information Management; Building Information Modelling; BIM; Standards;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the results of an investigation into BIM standardisation needs and procedural supporting mechanisms that may enable design, construction and operating (DCO) organisations to advance their deployment of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology, and improve construction project outcomes. To achieve sustainable development requires effective information management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Project management ontology : the organizational learning perspective

    Author : Heli Aramo-Immonen; Kaj U. Koskinen; Jari Palomäki; Finland Tampere Tampere University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mega-project; project learning; organizational learning; systems thinking; activity theory; management ontology;

    Abstract : In a recent interview with the Financial Times, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, Mr. Jeroen van der Veer, said he “keeps faith in ‘elephant’ projects” referring to the Russian gas mega-project that Shell had fallen eight months behind schedule with and had cost overruns twice the original estimate. Mr. READ MORE