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Pathak, Atul (author)
Cost overruns in infrastructure projects has been a well-known phenomenon for almost a decade. As per the generally accepted definition, the industry has been measuring cost overruns as the cost exceedance with respect to the approved contractor’s budget. But researchers are realizing the fact that the decision-to-build is generally taken long...
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Wolffenbuttel, Dirk (author)
EPA: Multi-Modelling for Complex Challenges With the acknowledgement of international grand challenges, the demand for better and ever more complex models is likely to increase a manifold. Where single models may no longer be able to grasp the complexities of a system, multi-modelling (Nikolic, Warnier, et al., 2019;...
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Fu, Dawei (author)
The current city charging network for electric vehicle (EV) is mainly composed of low-speed charging points. When the number of EVs increase dramatically in the future, the current charging network needs to be upgraded with more charging stations and fast-charging (FC) facilities. We build a mixed-integer programming (MIP) model to propose an...
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Biese, Matias (author)
The Dutch public infrastructure faces several challenges in the coming decades. A significant portion of public infrastructure such as bridges need to be replaced or renovated in the coming decades, and the public infrastructure authorities have set an ambitious goal to become completely circular by 2030. Service-oriented infrastructure ...
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de Jong, Nena (author)
In infrastructure construction projects, stakeholder alignment is an important factor that contributes to project success and prevents excessive delays. Literature shows that it is known how to align stakeholders and what to do, however, when to carry out those actions, it not yet clear. This research contributes to that knowledge gap by...
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Mathur, Pulkit (author)
The construction industry has always been plagued with a high number of accidents and fatalities. The Dutch construction is not an exception in this case and had the highest percentage of workplace accidents among all industries in the national economy, in the year 2019. The high number of accidents and resulting fatalities can be attributed to...
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Surve, Madhura (author)
Even after many developments in project management tools and techniques, there is still a loophole in the traditional approaches, due to which it is no longer effective for managing projects in a dynamic environment. As a result, there is a rising urge amongst the practitioners to implement flexible approaches in large complex projects for its...
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Panousis, Marinos (author)
A significant growth in the development of tall buildings has taken place within the past two decades, during which approximately 75% of the total existing tall buildings has been constructed. This construction boom has happened in alignment with the phenomenon of the increasing urbanization of cities worldwide. A tall building offers the...
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Pico Parra, Mauricio (author)
Infrastructure asset managers have the increasing challenge not only to maintain efficiently the functionalities and quality of their infrastructures, but also to upgrade them for the increasing demands and to achieve added value to their assets (Hertogh, Bakker, van der Vlist, & Barneveld, 2018). Moreover, infrastructure projects in densely...
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van Limbergen, K. (author)
The positive relation between the performance of the client-contractor team and the end-result of a project has led to a growing attention for the human factor in construction procurement exercises. Over the last decade, assessments of constructors’ collaborative behaviour have been used more widely as a partner selection method. One of the most...
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van Hootegem, Ammelien (author)
Organizations in the construction industry are focusing more and more on sustainability. There exist various drivers and barriers (D&B) that can enhance or hinder sustainability in organizations. Research has so far mainly been focused on the primary activities within an organization. Hence, this study focused on the supporting activities ...
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Limpers, J.W.M. (author)
One way to reduce the environmental impact of the construction sector is the inclusion of environmental requirements in the procurement of construction projects, also called Green Public Procurement (GPP). This thesis first analysed the current inclusion of environmental requirements in the invitation to bid, bid and assessment of the bid....
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Lambermon, Valery (author)
BIM implementation is one of many developments in the building industry that is hindered by a resistance to change. Studies have shown that project managers are among the key players in BIM implementation. Especially when there is no clear vision on BIM, implementation is highly dependent on the project manager of a specific project. This...
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van der Beeke, Luc (author)
This research focusses on finding an answer to the question how can safety be improved in a public-private environment. By means of literature and a case study some improvement opportunities are identified, which pose promising opportunities for improving safety management. The research focused on one of the opportunities, a collaborative...
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Cui, Rui (author)
With the development of knowledge economy, innovation ecosystems emerged and science parks as localized innovation ecosystems have been adopted as strategies of business support and technology transfer largely around the world. The establishment of science parks aims to create knowledge spillovers and work as catalyst to stimulate regional and...
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El Bouchihati, Mohamed (author)
The transportation industry is constantly developing innovative solutions in order to increase efficiency, sustainability and safety. Truck platooning is one of those emerging technologies with high potential. In one way or another, truck platooning will also have an impact on our current infrastructure and the way in which the motorways are...
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van Pelt, Annemieke (author)
Rijkswaterstaat is a governmental institution that is responsible for the management and development of the Dutch main roads, waterways and water systems. A DBFM contract is a contract in which the aspects of designing, financing, constructing and maintaining a construction project are integrated. The contract is long-term and based on...
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Smits, Misiu (author)
Historical developments and innovations in the field of civil engineering contributed to the state-of-the- art structures that shape our transportation infrastructure network nowadays. By way of contrast, solving the mobility issues of the past, created a challenge in terms of conservation today as many assets are reaching the end of their...
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Budhihal Ashokkumar, Akshay (author)
The building industry is stained as unsustainable due to the linear economy model of “take, make and dispose”. There is a need to switch to Circular Economy (CE). One of the ways in which the public clients can stimulate this transition is by implementing the Design for Disassembly (DfD) principle in the public procurement process. However, this...
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Santen, Lisa (author)
Three cases in which sustainable MEAT criteria were used, are analysed in order to assess the role of relational governance. If the intrinsic motivation is present at the project team, flexibility, collaboration and risk taking could facilitate an environment in which sustainability through MEAT criteria can be achieved. The structure of the...
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