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Decision support to avoid collapses in structural refurbishment projects

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posted on 09.08.2018, 08:26 authored by Mukesh Kashyap
Safety management to avoid collapses during structural refurbishments of buildings has been of great concern to site professionals and management involved in structural refurbishments. The problems hindering safety in refurbishment projects were identified as: process bottlenecks, absence of a structured refurbishment process and limitations in the use of decision support tools. The aim of the research was to develop a Safety-Integrated Refurbishment Process Model (RPM) and establish its viability as the basis for a Decision Support System (DSS) to avoid structural collapses in refurbishment projects. [Continues.]

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Great Britain, Health and safety Executive (HSE).

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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© Mukesh Kashyap

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2007

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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