7th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference

&

2nd European Asian Civil Engineering Forum

(APSEC / EACEF 2009)

 

A joint cooperation between:

Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia) & Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

4 – 6 August 2009

Awana Porto Malay, Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman - Malaysia


 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

 

VOLUME 1

 

KEYNOTE PAPERS

Optimization of heavy traffic

Jürgen Hothan

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Precast concrete framed structures for IBS

Kim S. Elliott

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7

Ultra-high performance concrete-research and applications in Germany and around the world

Michael Schmidt

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15

Opportunities for innovation or refuge for the reluctant

David A. Nethercot

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21

Types of models of service life of reinforcement: The case of the resistivity

Carmen Andrade

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30

Life engineering and maintainability: key features to enhancing sustainable development

Kribanandan Gurusamy Naidu


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36

Section A: INDUSTRIALIZATION SYSTEMS

Applicability of Industrialized Floor Systems in Malaysia

A. Idrus, N. Rahmanand C. Utomo

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47

Industrialization of Construction Technology Innovation in Indonesia.

K. Mochtar

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52

The Application of Profiled Steel Sheeting Dry Board (PSSDB) Industrialized Building System

H. Awang, N. Nordin and W. Wan Badaruzzaman

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58

Simulation of industrialised building system formation for housing construction.

A.Mohammadpour, A. Zainal Abidin, A. Marsano and M. Mad Tap

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63

Performance of IBS precast concrete beam-column connections under earthquake effects

A. Adnan, P. Tiong, A. Mirasa and A. Rahman


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Section B: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Human-Related Problems in Quality Management Implementation in building construction projects

CK. Tan and H. Abdul Rahman

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78

Risk Analysis of Pipelines Maintenance

Silvianita, N. Shafiq, M. Khamidi and A. Shadiq

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87

Agent-based Negotiation for Building system selection (External wall system)

C. Utomo, A. Idrus, and M. Napiah

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93

On-Site Factors Causing Construction Works Delays in Indonesia

Andi, D. Lalitan and V. Loanata

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99

Risks of Hydraulic Construction Project and Their Impacts on Failure of Project Objective Achievement

R. Hapsari, R. Indryani, T. Adi, N. Rasidi

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104

Developing Process-Based KPIS for the Design Stage in Construction

T. Haponava  and S. Al-Jibouri

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110

Process-based key performance indicators for the construction stage in project

T. Haponava  and S. Al-Jibouri

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Influence of Performance of sub-Processes Within the Design Stage on Achieving End-project Goals

T. Haponava  and S. Al-Jibouri

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Relationship between Process performance of design and Construction Stages

T. Haponava  and S. Al-Jibouri

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131

Risk Analysis using analytic network process for construction project tendering

Y. QIU and C. WANG

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138

Infrastructure Project Planning Decision Making: Challenges for Decision Support System Applications

M. Omar, B. Trigunarsyah and J. Wong

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146

Application of Contractor Selection Based on AHP

W-C. Wang, C-C. Lin and W-D. Yu

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153

Incorporating PIM model and RSM method to generate a construction schedule for the multiunit projects

Y-J. Chen, C-W. Feng and C-C. Huang

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161

Critical factors in the Quality Management System (QMS) to Optimize Profitability and Competitiveness for Construction Service Companies in Indonesia

M. Asa, I. Abidin and Y. Latif

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169

A study on the advantages and problems of quality management system ISO 9001:2000 implementation  in Malaysia construction industry

A. Ayub, I. Said and R. Noor

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177

Development of noise emission database from construction site equipments for construction noise prediction

H. Noh, Z. Haron and K. Yahya

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183

Using statistical pattern recognition to monitor the erection progress of Off-site produced units

A. Elazouni and O. Abdel-wahab

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189

Study for construction management software usage

W. Hilo, A. Ismail and K. Rashid

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197

Bracket automatic climbing system productivity model

E. Mohamed and T. Zayed

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201

Challenges faced by Malaysian contractors in international ventures

M. Mohamad, N. Radzuan, A. Pour and M. Mustaffar

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210

Accident under reporting in the Malaysian construction industry

R. Zin and A. Wai

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216

The sensitivity analysis of Hurdle Rates of project profitability indices on optimal capital structure of BOT projects

I-C. Cheng, B. Chen and H. Shiong

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223

The optimization analysis of economy of scale of BOT projects – A case study of BOT college dormitory projects

B. Chen, I-C. Cheng, W-K. Lia and Y-M. Lin

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228

An analysis of financial measures for reduction of probability of defaults for BOT projects.

B. Chen, C-T. Lin and C-H. Tang

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232

The effect of bankruptcy cost on the optimal capital structure and the debt capacity of BOT projects.

B. Chen, C-T. Lin, C-H. Tang and K-L. Wang

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237

Exploring the perception of public work department and contractor on the factors influencing the successful completion of a public school project in Malaysia.

S. Nasir, M. Abd Majid and I. Mohamad


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244

Section C: DISASTER MITIGATION

Damage Detection Based on Wavelet Analysis

J. Widjajakusuma and M. Haase

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252

Earthquake Performance Improvement of Nonductile Infilled RC Frames with Mesh Reinforcement and Plaster

H. Korkmaz, S. Korkmaz and A. Kilic


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258

Section D: SAFETY AND RELIABILITY

Safety Management: A Framework of Safety Culture Development Process

M. Misnan, A. Mohammed, W. Mahmood, S. Mahmud and A. Bakri


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264

Section E: NON-DESTRUCTIVE TEST (NDT)

Non-Destructive Tests For Evaluation of a Concrete Tunnel Structures

V. Ghiasi, H. Omar, B. Huat and M. Safaei


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272

Section F: SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS

Precast Concrete Construction in Hong Kong

C. Yip, G. Chan and J. Kong

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279

Elements identification for sustainable roof materials in Malaysia

R. Zakaria, N. Hamzani and T. Nok

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287

The Elements of sustainable urban neighborhood design

M. Said, R. Zakaria and M. Vikneswaran


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295

Section G: BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND PATHOLOGY

Performance Assessment of Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Terms of Carrying System and Architecture

M. Kaltakci, M. Ozturk, M. Arslan, R. Sezer and H. Arslan

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302

Repairing and Strengthening of an Existing Reinforced Concrete Building: A North Cyprus Perspective

H. Yalciner and A. Hedayat

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310

Detection and Partial Strengthening of a Structural Weak Point in R/C Shear Walls

Y. Sanada, T. Hirose and B. Yorkinov

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318

Alteration and additional work on existing buildings in Hong Kong.

G. Chan, C. Yip and J. Kong

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324

Quantitative seismic evaluation and retrofitting design of Mazandaran state hospitals (case study)

A. Roshan and Reza Shamstabar Kami


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332

Section H: BRIDGE ENGINEERING

The Mechanical Properties of High Strength Concrete for Box Girder Bridge Deck in Malaysia

A. Adnan M. Suhatril and M. Ismail


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338

Section I: SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION

Engineering Behavior of Stabilized Peat Soils by Column Like Element and Using Various Types of Binder: A Field Study

M. Islam and R. Hashim

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344

Interaction of soil Static and Dynamic stiffness and Buried Pipeline under Harmonic Vibration

A. Roshan, H. Khalilpasha and S. Chashmi

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349

A Study on Superstructure-Pile-Soil Integrated Analysis of High-Rise Building with Pile Foundations

E. Latifee

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356

Structural Rigidity Influence in Potential Heave of Expansive Soils

M. Siddiquee and M. Al-Shamrani

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364

Time-dependent lateral response of piles in elasto-plastic soil under lateral loads

J. Abbas, Z. Chik, M. Taha and Q. Shafiqu


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372

Section J: STRUCTUREAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

Determination of Optimum Point for Non-Geometric Brace System Connection by Using Genetic Algorithm

H. Yazdi and N. Sulong

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377

Effects of Adding Internal Tube(s) on Behavior of Framed Tube Tall Buildings Subjected to Lateral Load

M. Moghadasi and A. Keramati

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382

Long-term Behavior of Precast Prestressed Hollow Core Slabs with Concrete Toppings

I. Ibrahim and K. Elliott

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391

Structural Performance of Plice Connector for Precast Concrete Structures

J. Ling, A. Abd Rahman, Z. Abd Hamid, I. Ibrahim and Abdul Karim Mirasa

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402

The Effectiveness of the Core Wall, Outrigger, and Belt Wall in Minimizing the Response Due to Wind Load

R. Samat, N. Aly and A. Marsono

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409

Effect of Geometry Washer to the Behavior of Gold-Rolled Sheet Steel Connection with Pre-tensioned Bolts

W. Dewobroto, P. Kartawijaya and S. Besari

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417

Evaluation on Shear Capacity and Tension Force of longitudinal Reinforcement of RC Beams with CFRP Bars

A. Abdul Samad, R. Thamrin and N. Abdul Hamid

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424

Uncertainly Analysis of Portal Structure Using Monte Carlo Simulation

O. Pattipawaej

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431

Evaluation and Comparison of Structural Performance Due to Vertical and Horizontal Component of Earthquake

A. Roshan, J. Amiri, H. Khalilpasha and S. Chashmi

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437

Investigation on effective Bracing System for Buildings with Open Ground Storey Under Seismic Loading

M. Rahman and E. Latifee

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442

Monitoring Dynamic Behavior of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge

M. Rahman, R. Ahsan, M. Ansary, T. Al-Hussaini and M. Moni

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450

Behavior investigation of gate brace system and proposed methods to improve its behavior

A. Yazdi

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457

Analytical Investigation of Connection Influence on the floor system in Gurun Fire test

N. Sulong and N. Ajit


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463

VOLUME 2

 

Section K:

Effect of two interacting localized defects on the critical load for thin cylindrical shells under axial compression

J. Bahaoui, L. El Bakkali, A. Khamlichi, M. Bezzazi and A. Limam

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469

Using the corrected model of chakrabarti to analysis prefabricated walls with vertical joints

S. Ghasemali, R. Abadi and S. Farahani

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475

Seismic vulnerability study of Putra LRT tunnel

M. Ramli and A. Adnan

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481

Vertical seismic excitation of reinforced concrete buildings

K. Abdelkrim

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486

Behavior of bolted beam-to-column precast concrete connections under gravity and lateral loads

S. Shaedon, A. Abd Rahman and C. Lim

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494

New method for determination of concrete gravity dam’s after-earthquake fractured condition

A. Amini, M. Motamedi and M. Ghaemian

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500

Comparison of the new zipper brace system behavior with inverted V-Brace in elastic zone in simple steel frames using the finite element method.

M. Aboutalebi and A. Shirazi

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509

Effects of joint configuration on the maximum failure load of adhesively-bonded steel plates

S. Sulong and N. Shafiq

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516

Finite element modeling of elastometric hollow rubber bearing.

A. Adnan, H. Khalilpasha and J. Sunaryati

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521

Full scale experiments of three reinforced concrete beams to develop shear design of the beams with medium and large openings.

H. Hardjasaputra and A. Halim

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528

Measuring beam deflections using stereo Digital images.

M. Mustaffar, S. Bakar, R. Sa’ari and M. Mohamad

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534

Shear and local buckling strengthening of steel structures

K. Narmashiri and M. Jummat

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540

Finite element analysis on shear behavior of RC T beams using Bi-Directional carbon fiber fabric strips

J. Jayaprakash, Mustafasanie M.Y. and A. Samad

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547

Frequency and time domain analyses for TLP responses

V. Kurian, M. Gasim and S. Nurayanan


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555

Section L: INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Parametric study on the properties of geopolymer mortar incorporating bottom ash

D. Hardjito and S. Fung

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562

Fire Resistance Properties of Palm Oil Fuel Ash Cement Based Aerated Concrete

K. Abdullah and M. W. Hussin

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568

Influence of Palm Oil Fuel Ash Fineness on Sulfate Resistance of Mortar and Concrete

M. Ismail, M. Hussin, A. Budiea and Z. Majid

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573

Optimization of Micro Silica in Light Weight Lica Concrete

A. Goltabar, H. Beygi, M. Hosseinian, R. Amirpour and H. Khalilpasha

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578

A Short-Term Investigation on the Deformation Behavior of Concrete Containing Palm Oil Fuel Ash

M. Hussin and A. Abdul Awal

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584

Bending behavior of timber beams strengthened using carbon fiber reinforced polymer

Y. Ahmad and A. Saleh

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589

Properties of binary and ternary blended systems containing rice husk ash and fly ash

H. Mahmud, M. Malik and N. Hamid

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594

The effects of types of rice husk ash on the porosity of concrete

M. Nuruddin, N. Shafiq and N. Kamal

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602

Malaysian rice husk ash-Improving the durability and corrosion resistance of concrete: pre-review

B. Abu Bakar, R. Putra Jaya and H. Abdul Aziz

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607

Utilization of waste products in manufacturing of construction material

M. Ismail, S. Lau, Z. Majid and M. Ismail

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613

Comparison of mechanical and bond properties of oil palm kernel shell concrete with normal weight concrete

U. Alengaram, M. Jummat and H. Mahmud


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618

Section M: IT IN CONSTRUCTION

Evaluation of GPS Data for Offshore Platform Subsidence

N. Widjajanti and A. Matori

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624

Estimation of Torsional Strength of RC Beams by Various Soft Computing Techniques

A. Cevik and M. Arslan

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630

Decision Support for Bargaining in Construction Procurement

R-J. Dzeng and P. Wang


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636

Section N: RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Sub structuring Technique for vibration-based damage detection using Statistical Multi-Stage Artificial Neural Network: An Experimental Verification

N. Bakhary, A. Abdul Rahman and B. Ahmad

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643

Robust Vibration Control of  Structures with Quantitative Feedback Theory and H infinity

F. Amini and J. Katebi

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650

A Study of Contemporary Concrete Strength Test Practice – USA Dots Experience

M. Rahman and E. Latifee


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Section P: MATERIAL BEHAVIOUR

Concrete Compressive Strength with prepacked polymer-modified cementitious mortar as Modifier

M. Ismail, N. Hanina, M. Fodzi, M. Ismail and R. Abdullah

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664

Durability of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Panel for Modular Housing

F. Zulkarnain and M. Ramli

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669

Effect of Latex Concentrate on the Strengths and Drying Shrinkage of Concrete

M. Ismail, Bala Muhammad, M. Zabidin

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676

Estimation of 28-day Compressive Strength of High Strength Concrete Based on 7-day Compressive Strength with artificial neural network and regression methods and results comparison

F. Sajedi and A. Hashim

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681

Experimental Investigation on the Mechanical Properties of grade 40 Concrete Incorporating Rice Husk Ash (Rha)

G. Habeeb and H. Mahmud

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689

Optimum Mix Proportioning of Mirha Foamed Concrete Using Taguchi’s Approach

M. Nuruddin and R. Bayuaji

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694

Performance and Characteristics of Bond Between High Strength Concrete and Steel Reinforcement

N. Shafiq, M. Nuruddin and S. Beddu

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701

Performance of Recycled Aggregate as Coarse Aggregate in Concrete Mixes

S. Adnan, L. Loon, I. Abdul Rahman, H. Saman and H. Yusof

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708

An Investigation Into Permanent Deformation of Foamed Asphalt Treated Based Road

S. Sunarjono, N. Thom, S. Zoorob and A. Dawson

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712

Comparison of Flexural Performance for Steel Fibre Reinforce Concrete (SFRC) Contained End-hooked and Crimped Fibers

S. As'ad

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720

Durability Characteristics of Self Compacting Concrete

K. Muthu, H. Narendra, A. Ibrahim and H. Mattarneh

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726

High Performance Fibrous Concrete – a Boon to Save Life Line in Earthquake Prone Areas

P. Sasturkar, S. Arvind, S. Chhayadevi, R. Priyadarshini and N. Vinaykumar

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In-Plane Bending Capacity Prediction of Reinforced Concrete Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum Wall Panels

R. Sreenivasa, D. Menon and A. Prasad

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740

Ultimate Flexural Strength and Deflection of SCC One Way Slabs

K. Muthu, H.  Narendra and M. Vijayanand

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744

Influence of Chemical Admixture in the Development of Strength of Prepacked Concrete

A. Abdul Awal

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752

An assessment of the compressive strength of glass reinforced plastic waste filled concrete for potential applications in construction

M. Osmani and A. Pappu

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758

Creep performance of base and polymer modified bituminous mixtures containing two types of sand as fine aggregate

I. Kamaruddin, M. Napiah and Y. Gasm

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762

Status of research and application of concrete-polymer composites in Japan

M. Bhutta and Y. Ohama

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770

Prediction of shrinkage stress in concrete overlays

S. Kristiawan

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776

Performance of concrete containing effective microorganisms (EM) under various environments

J. Yatim, M. Ismail, W.  Rahman and C. Yaw

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782

Effect of type of interface on migration of chloride from contaminated to non-contaminated concrete

A. Mohamed, M. Ayyoub and W. Elnadoury

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787

Effects of Palm fiber on the properties of lightweight concrete crushed brick

M. Ramli and E. Dawood


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792

Section Q: CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Construction of Drainage Systems Using Pipejacking: A Case Study in Hong Kong

J. Kong, G. Chan and C. Yip


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799

Section R: COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

Effect of Natural Weather on Bonding Performance of CFRP-Concrete System

M. Hashim, A. Sam and M. Hussin

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807

Flexural Behavior of Externally Bonded CRFP-Reinforced Concrete Beam Exposed to Natural Weather

M. Hashim, A. Sam and M. Hussin

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813

Effect of Steel Fiber on Rheological Behaviors of High Performance Self-Compacting Mortar

S. Lee, X. Wang and S. Jacobsen

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821

Near surface mounted shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams

K. Rahal

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827

Effects of application different HM-CFRP end cutting shapes for strengthening composite bridge

K. Narmashiri and M. Jumaat

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833

Impact strength reduction due to moisture absorption in woven carbon/epoxy composites

L. Ahmed and S. Mridha


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Section S: OTHERS

Study the relationship between intrinsic compression characteristics of reconstitutes and intact fine-grained soils of south of Tehran plain

E. Aflaki and R. Rahim

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847

A simplified analytical modeling of the hole erosion test

M. Bezzazi, A. Khamlichi, M. Vera, C. Rubio and C. Olegario

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853

Mass Movement monitoring on slope of simpang pulai-Loging highway using terrestrial survey data

M. Zahid, B. Cahyono, N. Widjajnti and A. Matori

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857

Planning road works to minimize the travel delay of road users

H-Y. Lee and H-H. Tseng

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862

Prediction of pavement conditions based on linguistic observations.

N-F. Pan, C-M. Mah and T-C. Lin

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870