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301556066 Lithuanian case study of masonry buildings from the soviet period.  
This paper presents the process of effective selection of building elements for renovation important for energy saving in buildings. A large part of energy is lost in non-effective buildings....
301556065 Unconventional double-level structural system for under-deck cable-stayed bridges.  
This paper presents a new morphology of a cable-staying system for an under-deck cable-stayed bridge. The computational method proposed in the paper has been derived for a one-strut conventional...
301556064 Causes of delays in construction projects in Turkey.  
In both developing and industrialized countries, deviation from a planned time schedule is one of the most frequently encountered problems in construction investments. Various factors faced with...
301556063 Reduction of cement consumption by the aid of silica nano-particles (investigation on concrete properties).  
In this study, effects of replacing cement with colloidal amorphous silica nano-particles have been experimentally investigated on the physical and mechanical properties, durability and...
301556062 The influence of the type of anti-foaming admixture and superplasticizer on the properties of self-compacting mortar and concrete.  
To prevent excessive air entrainment, superplasticizers (SPs) should not only be compatible with cement, but also should not create the air-entraining effect in mortar. In order to counteract...
301556061 Evaluating elastic-plastic behaviour of rock materials using Hoek-Brown failure criterion.  
As a matter of fact, the failure criteria only predict failure's initiation in materials. And, in order to predict post-yield behaviour of materials, a much complicated formulation...
301556060 Tyre rubber additive effect on concrete mixture strength.  
This article describes the observed and examined effect of crumb rubber on the strength (compressive, bending and splitting tensile) of concrete. The tests have shown that the change in the...
301556059 Influence of different loads on the properties of lightweight composite.  
The paper describes the study on the operational properties of lightweight composite with density of 1503-50 kg/[m.sup.3]. It was established that these properties depend on the ratio of porous...
301556058 Estimating capital and operational costs of backhoe shovels.  
Material loading is one of the most critical operations in earthmoving projects. A number of different equipment is available for loading operations. Project managers should consider different...
301556057 Energy balance of a low energy house.  
Currently, such topics as improvement of energy efficiency of buildings and energy systems, development of sustainable building concepts, and promotion of renewable energy sources are in the focus...
301556056 Hourly calculation method of building energy demand for space heating and cooling based on steady-state heat balance equations.  
Correct evaluation of solar heat gains through fenestration into the rooms has a great impact on energy demand calculations for buildings. This article presents an hourly energy demand...
301556055 Feasibility analysis model for developer-proposed housing projects in the republic of Korea.  
The current construction industry recession in the republic of Korea has caused many construction companies to promote their own housing development projects. However, developers are still...
301556054 Benchmarking the knowledge management practices of construction firms.  
Knowledge management is rapidly becoming a key organizational capability for creating competitive advantage in the construction industry. The emergence of knowledge management in this capacity...
301556053 Web-based contractor evaluation system for mass-housing projects in Turkey.  
Determining the most appropriate contractor for a construction project is a highly critical issue. Selecting the right contractor for the right job can significantly influence the overall...
301556052 Apricot pip shells used as aggregate replacement.  
To improve the undesired characteristics of concrete, for example high C[O.sub.2] emission and loss of strata from quarrying of raw materials, environmentally hazardous solid waste could be...
301556051 Prediction of strength and slump of rice husk ash incorporated high-performance concrete.  
This paper describes the development of statistical models to predict strength and slump of rice husk ash (RHA) incorporated high-performance concrete (HPC). Sixty samples of RHA incorporated...
301556050 Factors affecting job satisfaction of workers in Indonesian construction companies.  
This paper describes the influence of job characteristics, rewards, relations with superiors, relations with coworkers, and fulfillment of higher order needs, as job facets, on the job...
293351438 Reliability, risk management, and contingency of construction processes and projects/Statybos procesu ir projektu patikimumas, rizikos ir atsitiktinumu valdymas.  
The paper presents the evolution of concepts, an overview of research and applications pertaining to reliability in construction production, the use of reserves, robust itineraries, and...
293351437 Comparison of testing results of three poorly streamlined entertainment venues/Triju sudetingo pavidalo pramoginiu statiniu maketu bandymu rezultatu gretinimas.  
The article discusses experimental investigations of wind effects and use of design codes for solving aerodynamic problems. It provides data regarding wind-tunnel tests conducted on three...
293351436 A new synthesis method of structural, technological and safety decisions (SyMAD-3)/Naujas konstrukciniu, technologiniu ir saugos sprendimu sintezes metodas (SyMAD-3).  
The paper provides a new synthesis method of multiple attribute decisions (SyMAD-3 - Synthesis of Multiple Attribute Decisions using three methods) intended for combining multi-stage and multiple...
293351435 A decision-making model for adoption of enterprise resource planning tools by small-to-medium size construction organizations/Sprendimu priemimo modelis, taikomas imones istekliu planavimo priemonems parinkti mazose ir vidutinese statybos organizacijose.  
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) utilization in the construction industry has been limited to large organizations. Significant numbers of construction organizations that have either failed in...
293351434 Numerical simulation of railway track supporting system using finite-infinite and thin layer elements under impulsive loads/Gelezinkelio begiu sistemos skaitmeninis modeliavimas naudojant baigtinius begalinius ir plonasienius elementus, veikiamus dinaminemis apkrovomis.  
The present study deals with two dimensional, numerical simulation of railway track supporting system subjected to dynamic excitation force. Under plane strain condition, the coupled...
293351433 Benchmarking project level engineering productivity/Inzinerines veiklos nasumo lyginimas projektu lygmeniu.  
The benchmarking of engineering productivity can assist in the identification of inefficiencies and thus can be critical to cost control. Recognizing the importance of engineering...
293351432 Contractor costs of factoring account receivables for a construction project/Rangovo sanaudos, statybu projekto gautinas sumas perdavus faktoringo imonei.  
Literature reveals that approximately 66% of construction project funds are raised from financial institutions. The burden of capital costs on contractors is heavy and financial alternatives for...
293351431 Diagonal tension failure of RC beams without stirrups/Skersine armatura nearmuotu gelzbetoniniu siju tempiamasis suirimas istrizajame pjuvyje.  
The shear failure of reinforced concrete beams is one of the fundamental problems in civil engineering; however, the diagonal tension strength of reinforced concrete (RC) beams without stirrups is...
293351430 Indonesian construction supply chains cost structure and factors: a case study of two projects/ Sanaudu struktura ir veiksniai Indonezijos statybu tiekimo grandinese: dvieju projektu atvejo tyrimas.  
Studies of Indonesian construction supply chains have been in the early stage. Previous studies have described very well the structures of construction project supply chains. Moreover, one of...
293351429 Utilizing random performance records in the best value model/ Atsitiktine tvarka parinktu veiklos efektyvumo duomenu naudojimas geriausios vertes modelyje.  
Most construction agencies have a quality management system in order to control and manage the quality of their final product. Once the project is over, the testing results are kept in archives in...
293351428 Comparing the planning and performance of direct labour and design-bid-build construction projects in Nigeria/Planavimo ir veiklos efektyvumo palyginimas, Nigerijos statybu projektuose naudojant tiesiogini darba ir taikant tradicini pirkimu metoda.  
This study compares the levels of planning and the outcome of projects procured by direct labour and traditional contract procurement options. For this comparison, a survey of 130 projects was...
293351427 Identification of selection criteria for operational variations of the design-build system: a Delphi study in China/Atrankos kriteriju projektavimo ir statybos sistemos darbiniams variantams nustatymas: Delphi tyrimas Kinijoje.  
The design-build (DB) system has been demonstrated as an effective delivery method and has gained popularity worldwide. However it is observed that a number of operational variations of DB system...
293351426 Process and quality improvement using Six Sigma in construction industry/Proceso tobulinimas ir kokybes gerinimas statybu sektoriuje taikant "Sesiu Sigma" metoda.  
Construction industry presents an extremely complex combined process, production flow, various structures, high quality requirements and long construction cycle. Large quantities of concrete and...
293351425 Anti-foaming admixture (AFA) and its influences on the properties of a fresh self-compacting concrete mix/Priespucio (AFA) itaka susitankinancio betono misinio savybems.  
The properties of a concrete mix should secure the self-elimination of needless air bubbles from its volume. What is interesting, these properties are not taken into consideration in commonly...
293351285 The model of brittle matrix composites for distribution of steel fibres/Plieniniu fibru pasiskirstymo kompozituose su trapiomis matricomis modelis.  
The paper deals with the distribution of steel fibres in the mineral composite of fine aggregate. The authors have proposed the distribution of steel fibres in a composite space model based...
293351284 Enhancing construction interface management using multilevel interface matrix approach/Rysiu vadybos statyboje gerinimas taikant ivairialygiu rysiu matricos metoda.  
Abstract. Many interfaces typically exist in the construction phase of a project. Since project participants usually fail to share interface information, most interfaces are difficult to solve...
293351283 Relating flexible pavement acceptance criteria to performance using MEPDG simulations and piecewise cubic spline interpolation/Lanksciuju dangu atrankos kriteriju susiejimas naudojant MEPDG modelius ir daline kubine splainine interpoliacija.  
The performance of the highway system is inevitably linked to its quality of design and construction. To control the quality of construction, elaborate Quality Assurance (QA) programs have...
293351282 Requirements definition and management practice to improve project outcomes/Reikalavimu apibrezimas ir vadyba gerinant projekto rezultatus.  
Poor project requirements definition and management (RDM) is one of the major causes of project failure. However, many organizations do not adequately manage a project's requirements leading to a...
293351281 Vibration of a cracked cantilever beam under moving mass load/Itrukusios gembines sijos virpesiai veikiant judancia mases apkrova.  
This study is devoted to the investigation of the vibration of a cracked cantilever beam under moving mass load. The present formulation contains inertial, centripetal and Coriolis forces that...
293351280 Sustainability of mechanisation in the Nigerian construction industry/Mechanizacijos tvarumas nigerijos statybu sektoriuje.  
The study evaluates the level of mechanisation and its sustainability, the relationship between mechanisation and its sustainability and between mechanisation and project outcome. To...
293351279 Geometrically non-linear finite element reliability analysis of steel plane frames with initial imperfections/Plieniniu remu su defektais geometriskai netiesine baigtiniu elementu patikimumo analize.  
The random load carrying capacity of steel plane frames with bracing stiffness is studied. The load carrying capacity is evaluated using the geometrically non-linear FEM analysis. The...
293351278 Architectural solutions to increase the energy efficiency of buildings/Architekturos sprendiniai, didinantys energini pastatu efektyvuma.  
While designing the volume of a building, architectural solutions can be employed to achieve greater energy efficiency for the entire lifecycle of the building. However, currently this possibility...
293351277 Acoustically assessed influence of air pore structure on failure of self-compacting concretes under compression/ Akustiskai ivertinta oro poru strukturos itaka susitankinancio betono susilpnejimui veikiant gniuzdymui.  
The paper presents the results of investigations into the influence of pore structure on the failure of self-compacting concretes modified with superplasticizers commonly used in construction....
293351276 Selection of wireless technology for tracking construction materials using a fuzzy decision model/Belaidzio rysio technologiju atranka statybinems medziagoms stebeti, taikant neapibreztuju aibiu sprendimo modeli.  
As the size and scale of construction projects increase, inefficiencies related to the manual operations about field data in current tracking systems are becoming an important issue. While...
293351275 A model for solving structural, technological and safety problems/Konstrukciniu, technologiniu ir saugos problemu sprendimo modelis.  
The authors of the present work offer the developed model of suggesting solutions to structural, technological and safety problems based on the use of a tree diagram as a tool for decision...
293351274 Serviceability analysis of flexural reinforced concrete members/Lenkiamuju gelzbetoniniu elementu tinkamumo analize.  
The paper presents a simple discrete crack model for analyzing the deformation and crack width of reinforced concrete beams. The model is based on a non-iterative algorithm and uses a...
293351273 Review on waste management systems in the Hong Kong construction industry: use of spectral and bispectral methods/Atlieku tvarkymo sistemu Honkongo statybu sektoriuje apzvalga: spektrinio ir bispektrinio metodu taikymas.  
The Hong Kong government has implemented various measures to reduce waste, including a waste disposal ordinance, a green manager scheme, a waste reduction framework plan, a pilot concrete...
293351272 Construction quality control of unbound layers based on stiffness modulus criteria/Nesujungtu sluoksniu konstrukciju kokybes kontrole, ivertinant standumo modulio kriteriju.  
NDT methods such as Portable Falling Weight Deflectometer (PFWD) provide measurements based on the engineering properties of materials (stiffness) instead of physical properties like field density...
279461306 Modal analysis of bridge structures by means of forced vibration tests/Tilto konstrukciju modaline analize taikant priverstines vibracijos testus.  
New modern bridges and older structures exposed to accelerated deterioration need permanent condition monitoring. The major tools used in bridge condition evaluation are based on the results of...
279461305 Bearing capacity of axially loaded timber members--estimation under uneven fire action/Mediniu centriskai gniuzdomu elementu, netolygiai veikiamu ugnies laikomosios galios, skaiciavimas.  
The article deals with the peculiarities of calculating bearing capacity for axially loaded timber members under uneven fire action. According to LST EN 1995-1-2 and finite element modelling...
279461304 Using an integrated model for shaft sinking method selection/Kompleksinio modelio naudojimas greziniu irengimo metodui parinkti.  
Shafts have critical importance in deep mines and underground constructions. There are several traditional and mechanized methods for shaft sinking operations. Using mechanized excavation...
279461303 The analysis of geometrically nonlinear elastic-plastic space frames/Tampriai plastiniu geometriskai netiesiniu erdviniu remu analize.  
The establishment of the real stress-strain state of the structure is one of the most important problems for designing and undertaking the reconstruction of building constructions as well as...
279461302 Optimum multiple tuned mass dampers for the wind excited benchmark building/Optimalus mases slopintuvai vejo veikiamuose aukstybiniuose pastatuose.  
The performance of multiple tuned mass dampers (MTMD) installed at the top floor of the wind excited benchmark building under across wind loads is investigated. The performance of MTMD is compared...

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