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Title: A model for evaluating the effects of weather on construction projects
Author: Harris, Francis C.
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1979
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The thesis describes a study of the effects of weather on construction projects using a simulation model. The model uses project data supplied in the form of a network and historical weather data records to evaluate the effects of the weather elements—temperature, rainfall, windchill and windspeed—on the progress of construction work, using threshold limits specified for weather-sensitive activities. The overall effects of weather are measured by the losses in project production time. Thus by simulating a project over a long period of weather it is possible to obtain results which reasonably reflect the effects of weather on the project.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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