A quantitative approach to construction pollution control based on resource levelling

Heng li, Zhen Chen, Conrad T. C. Wong, Peter E. D. Love

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Abstract

A quantitative approach for construction pollution control that is based on construction resource levelling is presented. The parameters of construction pollution index (CPI) and hazard magnitude (hi) are treated as a pseudo resource and integrated with a project’s construction schedule. When the level of pollution for site operations exceeds the permissible limit identified by a regulatory body, a Genetic Algorithm (GA) enhanced levelling technique is used to reschedule project activities so that the level of pollution can be redistributed and thus reduced. The GA enhanced resource levelling technique is demonstrated using 20 onsite construction activities in a project. Experimental results indicate that the proposed GA enhanced resource levelling method performs better than the traditional resource levelling method used in MS Project

LanguageEnglish
Pages71-81
Number of pages11
JournalConstruction Innovation
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Pollution control
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Keywords

  • genetic algorithm
  • pollution control
  • resource levelling

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li, Heng ; Chen, Zhen ; Wong, Conrad T. C. ; Love, Peter E. D. / A quantitative approach to construction pollution control based on resource levelling. In: Construction Innovation. 2002 ; Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 71-81.
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In: Construction Innovation, Vol. 2, No. 2, 01.06.2002, p. 71-81.

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