Decision support system for infrastructure sustainability in operations

Shaw, Gavin, Kumar, Arun, & Hood, David (2015) Decision support system for infrastructure sustainability in operations. In Lee, Woo Bang, Choi, Byeong-Keun, Ma, Lin, & Mathew, Joseph (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering [Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2012)], Springer International Publishing, Daejeon City, South Korea, pp. 515-524.

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Abstract

There is an increasing awareness of sustainability and climate change and its impact on infrastructure and engineering asset management in design, construction, and operations. Sustainability rating tools have been proposed and/or developed that provide ratings of infrastructure projects in differing phases of their life cycle on sustainability. This paper provides an overview of decision support systems using sustainability rating framework that can be used to prioritize or select tasks and activities within projects to enhance levels of sustainability outcomes. These systems can also be used to prioritize projects within an organization to optimize sustainability outcomes within an allocated budget.

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ID Code: 83860
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Infrastructure sustainability, Asset management, Sustainability rating framework
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-06966-1_46
ISBN: 9783319024615
ISSN: 2195-4356
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Deposited On: 05 May 2015 01:24
Last Modified: 05 May 2015 01:24

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