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Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
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Volume 8, Issue 6 - Dec 2007
Volume 8, Issue 5 - Oct 2007
Volume 8, Issue 4 - Aug 2007
Volume 8, Issue 3 - Jun 2007
Volume 8, Issue 2 - Apr 2007
Volume 8, Issue 1 - Feb 2007
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A Survey on the Persons in Charge for Economic Estimation Analysis and Improvement of BTL Projects
Lee, Chun-Kyong ; Cho, Bong-Ho ; Park, Tae-Keun ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 73~80
As BTL(Build-Transfer-Lease) private investment business benchmarking PHI(Private Finance Initiative) of USA and Japan is introduces to Korea since 2005, as a part of supplying high leveled public service and early expanding required facilities for SOC, Value for Money on private investment business from treasury investment business at the beginning gets to be needed. Accordingly, this survey has been conducted in order to analyse BTL projects status, propriety of economic analysis method(VFM analysis, calculation of estimated business expenses, valuation of bidding price, etc.) by business advance phases from the viewpoint of person in charge, necessity of improvement and alternative plants. As the result of conducting cross tabulation analysis and correlation analysis by occupational group, BTL project advance phases and alternative plans for improvement, it is necessary ye prepare standardized service level against business expense and basis for calculating and evaluation operation expenses. Based on the necessity of quantitative analysis (LCC analysis) of VFM, standard for calculating management, maintenance and administration expenses is required. In addition, reliable economic valuation system considering domestic BTL environment should be setup, for business efficiency.
Application System Improvement of the Codes and Standards for Plant Design
Gu, Bon-Hak ; Kim, Tae-Hui ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 81~89
Plant industry is one of important industry that possesses 70% of fund in construction contracts for oversea customers at 2004. It is called E(Engineering), P(Procurement), C(Construction) industry. Plant industry of Korea has a competitive power of the detail design and operation for the establishment construction. But among E, P, C at plant industry, technic of E part which is able to make higher profits; Planning and basic designing; are poor. They should have much more improvements. Thus to enhance a competitive power of planning and basic designing, we are going to analyze problems of utilizing a standard code for plant design and present plans for their improvements.
A Model of the Construction Risk Management System for Site Personnel in the Construction Project
Kim, Seon-Gyoo ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 90~98
Although the construction industry has been rapidly increased at its size and technologies as a locomotive of the economy development in Korea, most construction companies have not paid their attention on the construction risks seriously. However, they have been experienced a lot of business deterioration and project instability during the IMF crisis and WTO entry, and trying to figure out a way to manage the construction intrinsic risks systematically. Some top ranked construction companies have already developed and been implementing a risk management system for the oversea construction projects applying for the marketing and bidding stage, but not for the domestic construction projects during construction phase yet. This paper proposes a construction risk management system model for the site personnel to understand and manipulate very easily in the construction project.
A Study of Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment for Highway Safety Facilities
Ji, Dong-Han ; O, Yeong-Tae ; Choi, Hyun-Ho ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 99~109
Risk elements of highway safety facilities are affected by complex environments. Thus, risk-based approach for traffic safety facilities is needed. For this, in this study, qualitative and quantitative risk assessment methodology and procedure for highway safety facilities is proposed, which can be used as risk-based approach incorporating VE process. Also, for the quantitative risk assessment, event tree using EPDO(Equivalent Property Damage Only) with respect to frequency and magnitude of risk events is introduced. As a result, risk index of alternative 1(140cm) and 2(127(cm) which can be used as performance factor in VE approach are estimated.
Prototype-based Cost Estimating Model for Building Interior Construction in Design Development Stage
Kim, Hae-Gon ; Park, Sung-Chul ; Hong, Tae-Hoon ; Hyun, Chang-Taek ; Koo, Kyo-Jin ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 110~118
For deciding the owner's budget of the building construction in the predesign stage, the probabilistic methodologies for estimating the cost are often studied, however these parameter-based conceptual estimating methodology has limitation of applying it to the practical business because it hardly can link the design decision-making and the cost estimating and control. Besides if the result of detail estimating after detail design is over the budget, locally and arbitrarily control the level of interior design and fix the design. This research proposed the prototype-based cost estimating model for building interior construction which leads to estimate the interior cost easily linking with design decision-making and supports to evaluate the design alternatives in the schematic design and the design development stage for office buildings. The model divides the building on the design process by Element Breakdown Structure and presents the design alternative by selecting the elements of each room from the database accumulated the historical office buildings' prototypes and estimates the cost. The 2 case studies presented to validate the effectiveness of as the linking tool integrating the design and construction data and applicability to the practical design on the presented prototype-based model.
A Study on developing WBS based QDBS(Quantity Database System) for the schedule and the cost data integration for road construction project
Yun, Seok-Heon ; Kim, Seong-Sig ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 119~127
Cost and Schedule is the most important information, and how efficiently manage this information is the key issue for Construction Project Management. Domestically, systematic scheduling method such as CPM network is not only used widely but integration of time and cost information also is. In order to effectively integrate and use the time and cost information, it is suggested that WBS(Work Breakdown Structure) based QDB(Quantity Database) should be generated from the design phase and, WBS and QDB related system tool should be supported. It could be helpful to relate and integrate other construction project information.
Development of the Construction Waste Management Performance Evaluation Tool (WMPET): Quantification of Waste Management Performance Factors and Establishment of Waste Management Performance Evaluation Tool
Kim, Jee-Hye ; Shin, Dong-Woo ; Cha, Hee-Sung ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 128~136
As the international-level concern has been focused on the environmental sustainability in recent years, many researches emphasized the needs for methods and techniques that would facilitate sustainability assessment at the various project level interfaces. As part of methods and techniques to facilitate sustainability assessment, this paper provides 'Computerized Waste Management Performance Evaluation Tool' for the purpose of assessing the level of management system in dealing with the onsite construction wastes. This tool applies twenty-three waste management performance factors for the purpose of evaluating the level of waste management performance by scoring those factors which were identified in the previous research. These twenty-three factors are classified into four categories: manpower, material, method, and management based on their characteristics. In order to quantitatively evaluate the effectiveness of waste management performance, the levels of actions executed in a site by each waste management performance factor were identified and their weight were analyzed throughout the expert interview and survey. Furthermore, an excel-based computerized tool was developed in order to facilitate the evaluation process. If this tool can be developed in more detail and be used as the method to control waste management at a project level for the future, it is expected that this tool can play an important role in the body of knowledge of environmental management in construction industry.
A Study on the Effectiveness Verification of Construction CRM systems
Cho, Kyoung-Rin ; Hwang, Ug-Sun ; Kim, Yong-Su ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 137~145
Purpose of this study is to analyze degrees of oral transmission, customer satisfaction, and subscription customer's re-visitation to grasp effectiveness of CRM of construction company. Brand recognition, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty can be made to improve by CRM of construction company. Ultimately, this study is intended to improve management achievement by increasing total sales and reducing expense. 175 distribution customers and subscription customers participate in the final analysis for this study. In terms of service quality factors, state of facility, trust, response, conviction and sympathy are measured. In terms of effectiveness, customer satisfaction, oral transmission, and customer's re-visitation are measured. Considering these things, CRM of construction company can improve oral transmission, satisfaction, re-visitation of distribution customers and subscription customers. CRM of construction company can be utilized as a competitive means for management and contribute to improving management achievement in the long run. Through examining actual effectiveness of CRM of construction company in this study, it can be thought that necessity and possibility of CRM of construction company should be recognized and CRM of construction company should be developed further.
The Development of Economical Index for Site Recycling of Waste Concrete - A Case study at Hosing Development District -
Jung, Jong-Suk ; Lee, Jae-Sung ; Jo, Whi-Chol ; Jun, Myoung-Hoon ; Lee, Do-Heun ; Bang, Jong-Dae ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 146~154
Recently, the construction wastes increase rapidly due to the revitalization of reconstruction and redevelopment, the development of new urbanization of large housing development, the expansion of social infrastructure, and so on. To solve rapid increase of construction waste, the government established "the rule on the promotion of recycling of construction waste" in December, 2003. According to the rule, construction wastes can be recycled by either processing on commission or discharger of construction waste. This study proved the validation of site recycling for construction waste as economic efficiency is analyzed through the case study of site recycling at large housing development district. Using the sensitivity analysis, factors affecting the cost of site recycling was analyzed and the break-even point for the cost of site recycling was estimated according to the factors.
Development of Cost Estimating Model Using Quantity Variation Analysis by Influence Variables for the Schematic Design Phase
Son, Bo-Sik ; Lee, Hyun-Soo ; Kim, Sung-Tae ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 155~166
The purpose of this research is to develop a conceptual model and prototype that establishes a new approach for building cost estimating in the schematic design phage. This research use the method that analyzes quantity and unit price separately to enhance schematic cost estimating through conducting literature review andi analyzing existing schematic cost estimating methods. In addition, this study proposes tile concept of cost breakdown structure including two more classifications: building element and floor compared to existing one only classified by trade. Thus, a Quantity Based Active Schematic cost Estimating(Q-BASE) model is developed founded on those two concepts. By applying proposed schematic cost estimating model, historical structure cost of residential complex building project is analyzed, and then, based on this analysis, prototype is implemented.
Constitution of Work Process for Apartment Renovation Project in Design Phase
Kwon, Won ; Chun, Jae-Youl ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 167~175
A renovation project of apartment housing is generally divided into four stages: Project inquiry stage, planning and feasibility stage, design stage and construction stage. Currently, procedure and managerial technique for a remodeling project has not been systematically established so that many companies have difficulty in doing their business. In particular, the design stage in participant which a project managers, designers, residents and engineers is more complicate than the other stages in terms of roles and working procedure. The design documents can be found trial and error if it is not well managed. The insufficient design caused by lack of ability to efficiently utilize information obtained during the stage and inappropriate decision-making not only results in diverse problems in the construction stage but also makes people suspect satisfaction and reliability on the remodeling improvements. Therefore the design stage is very significant issue on the renovation project. As the consequence, the design stage of a remodeling project is so important that it should be carefully managed, and composite understanding of the process to be executed. To do this, we provide roles and responsibility of each participant in the design stage and analyze the process where information is utilized in design stage. The information is analyzed in terms of input, tool and output.
Key Influence Factors for Efficient Cost Management of Design Stages
Woo, Yu-Mi ; Song, Jong-Kwan ; Cho, Kyu-Man ; Lee, Hyung-Jong ; Hong, Tae-Hoon ; Hyun, Chang-Taek ; Koo, Kyo-Jin ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 176~184
Recently, in the korean construction industry, the importance of cost management in the building design process has been grown up institutional systems and policies for the cost management of design stages are however weakness. Traditionally, the range of cost management has been limited to the construction stages, and due to inefficiency of the infrastructure such as standards and building cost data for cost management. It has trouble to perform the cost management in building design process. This study intends to derive key influence factors for raising efficiency of cost management. With questionnaire surveys to professionals, we analyze a current situations and the influence of obstacle factors on cost management. Finally, the key influence factors are induced, based on the result of the analysis on influence the obstacle factors.
Improving Construction Operations Through Applications of 6 Sigma Management Techniques for Superstore Projects
Lee, Seung-Hyun ; Lee, Hang-Bok ; Park, Chan-Sik ; Hong, Sung-Ho ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 185~193
In order to improve the performance of succeeding superstore construction projects, it is essential to find out an effective way for applying the opportunities of improvement on their repetitive construction process based upon the analysis of various success or failure cases occurred on previous similar projects. This research study suggests a way to improve their construction process through the applications of six sigma techniques on superstore construction projects. A literature review was implemented on the basic concept of six sigma and its general performance steps, and the step by step applications of six sigma techniques were accomplished regarding to the speciality of superstore construction projects. The opportunities of improvement for superstore projects were figured out, and the result of their applications on other superstore projects was analyzed. As a result, it was found that the adoption rate of identical success or failure cases was increased. Also, there were several improvement effects on the projects such as
days of time savings by projects, decrease of reworks by preventing failure cases, quality and safety improvement. These results indicate that the six sigma techniques are applicable and valuable for improving the repetitive process of superstore construction projects.
A Combination Model of Earthwork equipment using System Dynamics
Won, Seo-Kyung ; Han, Choong-Hee ; Kim, Sun-Kuk ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 194~202
The earth work has been improved with the utilization of capital intensive equipments. However, work performance is not satisfactory yet due to its experience-oriented characteristics in selecting the combination of earth work equipments. Therefore, it is required to study on appropriate and systematic methods in selecting a set of equipments for earth work in order to optimize the cost and time as well as to improve the productivity. The objectives of this paper are as followed : (1) developing an optimum combination model of earth work equipments by using a system dynamics technique. (2) testing and evaluating the model by the sample application to a case study. The research is limited to the work of excavating, loading and hauling. The suggested model is proved in practice, so it will assist engineers to make the proper decision for equipment planning of earth work.
An Information-based Forecasting Model for Project Progress and Completion Using Bayesian Inference
Yoo, Wi-Sung ; Hadipriono, Fabian C. ;
Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, volume 8, issue 4, 2007, Pages 203~213
In the past, several construction projects have exceeded their schedule resulting in financial losses to the owners; at present there are very few methods available to accurately forecast the completion date of a project. These nay be because of unforeseen outcomes that cannot be accounted for earlier and because of deficiency of proper tools to forecast completion date of said project. To overcome these difficulties, project managers may need a tool to predict the completion date at the early stage of project development. Bayesian Inference introduced in this paper is one such tool that can be employed to forecast project progress at all construction stages. Using this inference, project managers can combine an initially planned project progress (growth curve) with reported information from ongoing projects during the development, and in addition, dynamically revise this initial plan and quantify the uncertainty of completion date. This study introduces a theoretical model and proposes a mathematically information-based framework to forecast a project completion date that corresponds with the actual progress data and to monitor the modified uncertainties using Bayesian Inference.