Assessment of operability and maintainability success factors in provision of extended constructability principles

Saghatforoush, Ehsan and Trigunarsyah, Bambang and Too, Eric (2012) Assessment of operability and maintainability success factors in provision of extended constructability principles. In: 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 8-10 May 2012, Isfahan, Iran.

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Abstract

The concept of constructability integrates individual construction functions and experiences through suitable and timely inputs into early stages of project planning and design. It aims to ease construction processes for a more effective and efficient achievement of overall project objectives. Similarly, the concepts of operability and maintainability integrate the functions and experiences of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) into project planning and design. Various studies suggested that these concepts have been implemented in isolation of each other and thus preventing optimum result in delivering infrastructure projects. This paper explores the integration of these three concepts in order to maximize the benefits of their implementation. It reviews the literature to identify the main O&M concerns, and assesses their association with constructability principles. This provides a structure to develop an extended constructability model that includes O&M concerns. It is anticipated that an extended constructability model that include O&M considerations can lead to a more efficient and effective delivery of infrastructure projects.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No indication of copyright restrictions. See also http://www.civilica.com/EnPaper-ICCE09-ICCE09_658.html
Depositing User: Dr Eric Too
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2012 04:23
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2013 05:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: constructability, operability, maintainability, infrastructure projects, success factors
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090505 Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
12 Built Environment and Design > 1202 Building > 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 87 Construction > 8701 Construction Planning > 870101 Civil Construction Planning
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21455

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