**Commenced**in January 2007

**Frequency:**Monthly

**Edition:**International

**Paper Count:**6801

# Search results for: initial cost

##### 6801 Reliability-Based Life-Cycle Cost Model for Engineering Systems

**Authors:**
Reza Lotfalian,
Sudarshan Martins,
Peter Radziszewski

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
initial cost,
life-cycle cost,
maintenance cost,
reliability

##### 6800 Flexibility Cost and Its Application for Construction Projects

**Authors:**
Rashmi Shahu

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
flexibility,
future saving,
flexibility cost,
construction projects

##### 6799 Cost Effectiveness and Performance Study of Perpetual Pavement Using ABAQUS

**Authors:**
Mansour Fakhri,
Monire Zokaei

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
ABAQUS,
lifecycle cost analysis,
mechanistic empirical,
perpetual pavement

##### 6798 Value Engineering and Its Impact on Drainage Design Optimization for Penang International Airport Expansion

**Authors:**
R.M. Asyraf,
A. Norazah,
S.M. Khairuddin,
B. Noraziah

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
value engineering,
function analysis system technique,
stormwater drainage,
cost reduction

##### 6797 Preventative Maintenance, Impact on the Optimal Replacement Strategy of Secondhand Products

**Authors:**
Pin-Wei Chiang,
Wen-Liang Chang,
Ruey-Huei Yeh

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
finite planning horizon,
second hand product,
replacement,
preventive maintenance,
minimal repair

##### 6796 Affordable and Sustainable Housing Construction - Case Studies

**Authors:**
Tony Rizk,
Mohan Mahal,
John Shaw

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
residential housing,
sustainable housing,
life cycle cost,
fire resistance,
mold and infestation resistance

##### 6795 Cost Overrun in Delivery of Public Projects in the Saudi Construction Industry: A Review

**Authors:**
A. Aljohani,
D. Moore,
D. D. Ahiaga-Dagbui

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
cost overrun,
public procurement,
Saudi Arabia,
construction projects

##### 6794 The Impact of Ionic Strength on the Adsorption Behavior of Anionic and Cationic Dyes on Low Cost Biosorbent

**Authors:**
Abdallah Bouguettoucha,
Derradji Chebli,
Sara Aga,
Agueniou Fazia

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Methylene blue,
orange II,
cones of pinus brutia,
adsorption

##### 6793 Highway Lighting of the 21st Century is Smart, but is it Cost Efficient?

**Authors:**
Saurabh Gupta,
Vanshdeep Parmar,
Sri Harsha Reddy Yelly,
Michele Baker,
Elizabeth Bigler,
Kunhee Choi

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
lighting systems,
sensory and solar PV,
benefit cost analysis,
net present value

##### 6792 Solving the Transportation Problem for Warehouses and Dealers in Bangalore City

**Authors:**
S. Aditya,
K. T. Nideesh,
N. Guruprasad

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
NW method,
optimum utilization,
transportation problem,
Vogel’s approximation method

##### 6791 A Systematic Review on Development of a Cost Estimation Framework: A Case Study of Nigeria

**Authors:**
Babatunde Dosumu,
Obuks Ejohwomu,
Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
cost variability,
construction projects,
future studies,
Nigeria

##### 6790 Orange Peel Derived Activated Carbon /Chitosan Composite as Highly Effective and Low-Cost Adsorbent for Adsorption of Methylene Blue

**Authors:**
Onur Karaman,
Ceren Karaman

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
activated carbon,
adsorption,
chitosan,
methylene blue,
orange peel

##### 6789 Modified Approximation Methods for Finding an Optimal Solution for the Transportation Problem

**Authors:**
N. Guruprasad

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
computation,
efficiency,
modified cost,
Russell’s approximation method,
transportation,
Vogel’s approximation method

##### 6788 Optimal Perturbation in an Impulsively Blocked Channel Flow

**Authors:**
Avinash Nayak,
Debopam Das

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
blocked channel flow,
calculus of variation,
hydrodynamic stability,
optimal perturbation

##### 6787 Infrastructure Sharing Synergies: Optimal Capacity Oversizing and Pricing

**Authors:**
Robin Molinier

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
capacity,
cooperation,
industrial symbiosis,
pricing

##### 6786 Utilization of Low-Cost Adsorbent Fly Ash for the Removal of Phenol from Water

**Authors:**
Ihsanullah,
Muataz Ali Atieh

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
phenol,
fly ash,
adsorption,
carbon adsorbents

##### 6785 Effect of Cost Control and Cost Reduction Techniques in Organizational Performance

**Authors:**
Babatunde Akeem Lawal

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
organization,
cost reduction,
cost control,
performance,
budget,
profit

##### 6784 Scheduled Maintenance and Downtime Cost in Aircraft Maintenance Management

**Authors:**
Remzi Saltoglu,
Nazmia Humaira,
Gokhan Inalhan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
aircraft maintenance,
downtime,
downtime cost,
maintenance cost

##### 6783 Expected Present Value of Losses in the Computation of Optimum Seismic Design Parameters

**Authors:**
J. García-Pérez

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
importance factors,
optimum parameters,
seismic losses,
seismic risk,
total cost

##### 6782 A Review of the Factors Causing Cost Overrun in Construction Projects in Malaysia

**Authors:**
Kaleem Ullah,
Abd Halid Bin Abdullah

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
cause of cost overrun,
cost overrun,
construction industry in Malaysia,
effects of cost overrun

##### 6781 Comparative Study on Inhibiting Factors of Cost and Time Control in Nigerian Construction Practice

**Authors:**
S. Abdulkadir,
I. Y. Moh’d,
S. U. Kunya,
U. Nuruddeen

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
comparison,
cost,
inhibiting factor,
United Kingdom,
time

##### 6780 Software Engineering Inspired Cost Estimation for Process Modelling

**Authors:**
Felix Baumann,
Aleksandar Milutinovic,
Dieter Roller

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
COCOMO II,
busines process modeling,
cost estimation method,
BPM COCOMO

##### 6779 Construction Time - Cost Trade-Off Analysis Using Fuzzy Set Theory

**Authors:**
V. S. S. Kumar,
B. Vikram,
G. C. S. Reddy

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
fuzzy sets,
uncertainty,
qualitative factors,
decision making

##### 6778 Hybrid Reusable Launch Vehicle for Space Application A Naval Approach

**Authors:**
Rajasekar Elangopandian,
Anand Shanmugam

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
the two JATO (jet assisted takeoff) boosters,
magnetic levitation,
48KN thrust each,
22N thrust and automatically comes to the ground

##### 6777 Resource Constrained Time-Cost Trade-Off Analysis in Construction Project Planning and Control

**Authors:**
Sangwon Han,
Chengquan Jin

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
time-cost trade-off,
genetic algorithms,
critical path,
resource availability

##### 6776 A Prediction of Electrical Cost for High-Rise Building Construction

**Authors:**
Picha Sriprachan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
high-rise building construction,
electrical cost,
construction phase,
architectural phase

##### 6775 Cost Overrun Causes in Public Construction Projects in Saudi Arabia

**Authors:**
Ibrahim Mahamid,
A. Al-Ghonamy,
M. Aichouni

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
cost deviation,
public construction,
cost estimating,
Saudi Arabia,
contractors

##### 6774 Chaotic Dynamics of Cost Overruns in Oil and Gas Megaprojects: A Review

**Authors:**
O. J. Olaniran,
P. E. D. Love,
D. J. Edwards,
O. Olatunji,
J. Matthews

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
chaos theory,
oil and gas,
cost overruns,
megaprojects

##### 6773 Identification of Factors Influencing Costs in Green Projects

**Authors:**
Nazirah Zainul Abidin,
Nurul Zahirah Mokhtar Azizi

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
green project,
factors influencing cost,
hard cost,
soft cost

##### 6772 Maintenance Alternatives Related to Costs of Wind Turbines Using Finite State Markov Model

**Authors:**
Boukelkoul Lahcen

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
cost,
finite state,
Markov model,
operation and maintenance