Proceeding of CEC'97
The 1st International Conference on
Concurrent Engineering in Construction
July 3-4, 1997, London, UK
Organised by The Institution of Structural Engineers

(Informal Study Group on Computing in Structural Engineering)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. FOUNDATIONS, PRINCIPLES AND IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS

1.1 SEVEN ENABLING PRINCIPLES OF CONCURRENCY AND SIMULTANEITY IN CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, B Prasad, CERA Institute, USA. - p.1

1.2 CONCURRENT ENGINEERING: KEY ISSUES IN IMPLEMENTATION AND PRACTICE, C S Syan, The GEC Management College, Warwickshire, United Kingdom - p.13

1.3 ON FOUNDATIONS OF CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, L Koskela and P Huovila, VTT Building Technology, Finland - p.22

1.4 CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF CONCURRENT ENGINEERING IN CONSTRUCTION, J M Kamara, C J Anumba, Construction Research Unit, University of Teesside, United Kingdom, and N F O Evbuomwan, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom - p.33

1.5 CASE ADAPTATION AND VERSIONING IN CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, T. Carnduff, School of Computing Information Systems, University of Wales Institute, United Kingdom, J Miles, Cardiff School of Engineering, University of Wales, United Kingdom, A Gray, I Santoyridis and A Faulconbridge, Department of Computer Science, University of Wales, United Kingdom - p.45

2. PROCESS MODELLING

2.1 METHODOLOGIES FOR SYSTEMATIC IMPROVING OF CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES, M Hannus, P Huovila, P Lahdenpera, P Laurikka and K Seren, VTT Building Technology, Finland - p.55

2.2 PROTOTYPE TOOL FOR CONSTRUCTION PROCESS MODELLING AND MANAGEMENT, M Hannus, VTT Finland, P Lahdenpera, VTT Building Technology, Tampere, Finland and P Vahala, Helsinki University of Technology, Laboratory of Construction Economics and Management, Finland - p.65

2.3 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROCESS OF BUILDING - TOWARDS CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, T Kaneta, S Furusaka, H Nagaoka, Department of Architecture and Architectural Systems, Kyoto University, Japan, K Kimoto, Research of Institute of Technology, Konoike Construction Co Ltd, Japan and H Okamoto, West Japan Railway Company, Japan - p.77

2.4 DEVELOPMENT OF A CONSTRUCTION PROCESS PROTOCOL TO PROMOTE A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THE IRISH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, I A Jamieson, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland - p.87

2.5 THE INTEGRATION OF TOOLS FOR THE CONCURRENT DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF STEEL STRUCTURES, M K Wailes, W Tizani, D A Nethercot, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and N J Smith, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom - p.100

2.6 TAKING CONTROL OF THE BUILDING PROCESS, R Los, TNO Building and Construction Research, The Netherlands and G Storer, Taylor Woodrow Construction, London, United Kingdom - p.109

3. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGIES

3.1 USING WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT TO CONTROL THE INFORMATION FLOW IN VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES, W Bakkeren, TNO Building and Construction Research, Delft, The Netherlands, M Kothe and K Schulz, Digital Equipment GmbH, European Applied Research Center, Germany - p.122

3.2 FROM DATA EXCHANGE TO INFORMATION SHARING, A J Crowley, A S Watson and D Christodulakis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom - p.131

3.3 MANAGING SHARED DATA IN A DESIGN ENVIRONMENT, A S Watson, P R Riley and G Kamperis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom - p.141

3.4 DOCUMENTS AS AN ENABLING MECHANISM FOR CONCURRENT ENGINEERING IN CONSTRUCTION, R Amor and M Clift, Building Research Establishment, Watford, United Kingdom - p.151

3.5 ENABLING COLLABORATION FOR VIRTUAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TEAMS, A Duke, BT Laboratories, Ipswich, United Kingdom and C J Anumba, School of Science & Technology, University of Teesside, United Kingdom - p.163

3.6 MANAGEMENT OF REQUIREMENTS IN A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CE ENVIRONMENT, K-J Serén, VTT Building Technology, Finland - p.173

4. CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENTS

4.1 CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATIVE ENGINEERING IN A CONCURRENT MULTI-ACTOR ENVIRONMENT, Y Rezgui, G Cooper, J Yip, Information Technology Institute, University of Salford, United Kingdom and P Brandon, Research and Graduate College, University of Salford, United Kingdom - p.183

4.2 CONCEPTUAL MODELLING OF A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT, Z Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, R Wasserfuhr, P Katranuschkov, R J Scherer, Applied Computer Science in Civil Engineering, Technical University Dresden, Germany, R Amor, IT Research and Application, Building Research Establishment, United Kingdom and M Hannus, VTT, Technical Research Centre, Finland - p.195

4.3 TOWARDS A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT FOR INTEGRATION OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (CEE-IDAC), J H M Tah, R Howes and H W Wong, School of Construction, South Bank University, London, United Kingdom - p.206

4.4 CONSTRAINT-BASED COLLABORATIVE KNOWLEDGE INTEGRATION SYSTEMS FOR THE AEC INDUSTRY, H El-Bibany and H Abulhassan, Architectural Engineering Department, Penn State University, USA - p.216

4.5 AN OPEN STEP-BASED DISTRIBUTED INFRASTRUCTURE : THE COAST PLATFORM, V Amar, A Zarli, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment, France, M Koethe and K Schulz, Digital Equipment Corporation, Germany - p.227

5. APPLICATIONS AND TOOLS

5.1 THE DYNAMIC AGENDA PLANNER TOOL: MEETING THE COLLABORATIVE ENGINEERING DEMANDS OF THE FUTURE, F Peña-Mora, R Field, Department of Civil and Environmental Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, and A Gabrielsson, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linkoping Institute of Technology, Sweden - p.241

5.2 PRE-ENGINEERED BUILDINGS - AN APPROACH BASED ON CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, P Svanerudh, and O Lagerqvist, Department of Civil Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden - p.250

5.3 DEVELOPING CONSTRUCTION SITE SIMULATION MODELS FOR CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, L A Green and C Gray, Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading, United Kingdom - p.258

5.4 ACHIEVING LOW ENERGY DESIGN - THE IMPORTANCE OF CONCURRENT ENGINEERING, D Warriner, D Jaunzens and P Grigg, Building Research Establishment, Watford, United Kingdom - p.269

5.5 DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED GROUND MODELLING SYSTEM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION TEAM, N N Dawood, P McMahon and B Hobbs, Division of Civil Engineering and Building, University of Teesside, United Kingdom - p.278

6. INDUSTRY CASE STUDIES AND ISSUES

6.1 THE BAA PROJECT PROCESS - A PARTNERSHIP APPROACH, L Duncombe, BAA, Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom - p.288

6.2 A CONCURRENT ENGINEERING APPROACH TO CONSTRUCTION: LEARNING FROM CASES IN MANUFACTURING INDUSRY, P Deasley and F Lettice, The CIM Institute, Cranfield University, United Kingdom - p.296

6.3 THE USE OF INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT METHODS AND TOOLS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY - APPLICATION TO THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS, A F Cutting-Decelle, Université de Savoie, France - p.306

6.4 CONCURRENT ENGINEERING IN CONSTRUCTION - INTEGRATING HEALTH AND SAFETY, B S Neale, Directorate of Science & Technology, Health and Safety Executive HQ, Bootle, United Kingdom - p.319

6.5 PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN DESIGN AND BUILD (D & B), I M Zelman, Consultant, Portland,Canada - p.327