Performance assessment model for robot-based automated construction systems

  • Lee, Ung-Kyun (Division of Architecture, Kwandong University) ;
  • Yoo, Wi Sung (Construction and Economy Research Institute of Korea) ;
  • An, Sung-Hoon (Department of Architectural Engineering, Daegu University) ;
  • Doh, Nakju (School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Cho, Hunhee (Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Jun, Changhyun (School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Kim, Taehoon (Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Lee, Young Hoon (Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California)
  • Published : 2013.08.20


An adjusted assessment model based on benefit-cost analysis (BCA) is proposed for evaluating the economic efficiency of automated construction technologies. In contrast to conventional BCA, the model does not compare monetary values, but the differences in benefits and costs between traditional and automated construction methods. To verify the usefulness of the model, it was applied to a real-scale building construction project that used a fully automated building construction system, and the face validity of the model was confirmed. The results indicate that the model can support decision makers in identifying valuable benefit factors and in assessing the cost effectiveness of the system.


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea


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