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Title: Criteria for assessing the potential performance of hybrid concrete structural frames
Authors: Soetanto, Robby
Dainty, Andrew R.J.
Glass, Jacqueline
Price, Andrew D.F.
Keywords: Performance criteria
Design and development
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Citation: SOETANTO, R. ... et al, 2004. Criteria for assessing the potential performance of hybrid concrete structural frames. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 11 (6), pp. 414 - 425
Abstract: When assessing the potential benefits of using any new technology, it is essential that appropriate performance criteria are used and comparisons are made with the alternatives available. This paper reports on the development of criteria to help inform the process of deciding whether or not to adopt hybrid concrete construction (HCC) technology rather than more traditional alternatives. Following a thorough review of literature to identify a range of HCC performance criteria, their perceived importance was investigated via an opinion survey of experienced UK-based practitioners. The result of the analysis revealed that all criteria identified through literature were considered important, with "physical form and space" of a building, "meeting perceived needs" and "construction cost and safety" being the more important performance criteria influencing the selection of an appropriate structural frame. This paper describes the potential practical application of these criteria to assist the early structural frame decision-making process.
Description: This article is closed access.
Sponsor: The “Simulating the performance of hybrid concrete structures using virtual prototyping techniques” project is funded by the EPSRC and this support is gratefully acknowledged.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1108/09699980410570175
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16298
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09699980410570175
ISSN: 0969-9988
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)

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