Hsm-Simulation-Based Planning Method For Construction Projects

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dc.contributor.author Sawhney, A
dc.contributor.author Abourizk, S
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:25:11Z
dc.date.issued 1995-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal Of Construction Engineering And Management-asce, 1995, 121 (3), pp. 297 - 303
dc.identifier.issn 0733-9364
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13836
dc.description.abstract Construction projects are characterized by the random nature of the conditions under which they are implemented and by the dynamic use of available resources. Since site conditions vary randomly and resources perform a multitude of functions on various work tasks, planning of construction projects using traditional tools like the critical path method becomes limited and induces deficiency in the resulting plan. This paper demonstrates that a simulation-based methodology is appropriate for modeling such a scenario. The hierarchical simulation modeling (HSM) method, a simulation-based method, for planning of construction projects is presented, HSM enhances and combines the concepts of work breakdown structure and process modeling to arrive at an advanced framework for planning. Hierarchical and modular simulation constructs form the basis of this method. The construction of a bridge (Peace River Bridge) is used to illustrate HSM concepts and its advantages.
dc.format Yes
dc.publisher Asce-Amer Soc Civil Eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(1995)121:3(297
dc.subject NA, Building & Construction
dc.subject NA; Building & Construction
dc.title Hsm-Simulation-Based Planning Method For Construction Projects
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal Of Construction Engineering And Management-asce
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 121
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation New York en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 297 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 303 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Built Environment en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1202 Building
dc.personcode 109510 en_US
dc.personcode 0000063399 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Building en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.location.activity ISI:A1995RQ42900007 en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:A1995RQ42900007
dc.location.activity ISI:A1995RQ42900007
dc.location.activity ISI:A1995RQ42900007
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building/School of Built Environment


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