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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1316790
Description: Construction workers are vulnerable to heat stress, and a number of heat-related injuries and deaths have been reported. This study thus introduces a phase change material (PCM) based cooling garment ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323249
Description: Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) is a multiple stakeholder industry. AEC practices in New South Wales (NSW), Australia have their own specific requirements. For example, buildings need... More
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Date: 2015
Keyword: CAD | estimating
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1338891
Description: Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to elicit the activities in geometric 3D computer-aided design (CAD) estimating. Construction estimators usually target the structural integrity of data underlyin... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1336003
Description: While the Three Gorge Dam might help in utilizing hydraulic power, historic weather data showed that the Three Gorge Dam has a serious impact on the relative humidity for cities in the reservoir area.... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1336019
Description: Construction dust may lead to Silicosis, a disabling respiratory disease which severely threatens the life of construction workers. Therefore, it is important to predict and determine the safety area ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339964
Description: Academics in higher education institutions often experience the conflicting demands of teaching, research and administration. With the growth of online education these staff are frequently required to... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1297898
Description: BIM-enabled estimating processes do not replace or provide a substitute for the traditional approaches used in the architecture, engineering and construction industries. This paper explores the impact... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1052611
Description: Professional, organisational and educational institutions have started to adopt BIM software tools and adapt their existing delivery systems to satisfy evolving market requirements. To enable individu... More
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Date: 2013
Keyword: BCA | IFC | code-checking system | BIM
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1050708
Description: Building projects in Australia are traditionally checked manually against the Building Code of Australia (BCA) - a set of continuously changing and increasingly complex regulations. Manual certificati... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1050766
Description: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in the construction industry has attracted considerable interest in many countries over the years. During this period, Building Information Modelling (BIM) has eme... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045981
Description: This book focuses on virtual reality. In the context of design, virtual reality is an emerging technology that not only allows designers and other stakeholders to gain a three-dimensional appreciation... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1302777
Description: This paper reports on a survey of AEC students' perceptions of collaborative learning (CL). A questionnaire was administered to first year sub-degree students in the City University of Hong Kong. The ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1340806
Description: Building projects in Australia need to be checked manually against the Building Code of Australia (BCA) before the commencement of construction. This process is error-prone and time-consuming for buil... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/933931
Description: The term Building Information Modelling (BIM) refers to an expansive knowledge domain within the design, construction and operation (DCO) industry. The voluminous possibilities attributed to BIM repre... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/933946
Description: Nowadays, online learning is becoming more and more popular, and is often combined with part-time work. Therefore, there is a growing need in Construction Higher Education to offer a degree by distanc... More
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