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    • Achieving Sustainable Construction Within Private Finance Initiative (Pfi) Road Projects in The Uk 

      Dikmen, Seyyit Ümit; Akbıyıklı, Rıfat; Eaton, David (Vilnius Gediminas Tech Univ, Sauletekio Al 11, Vilnius, Lt-10223, Lithuania, 2012-06)
      The construction industry is facing the challenge of increasing demands of its sustainability performance. The construction and maintenance of the built environment has substantial impact on the sustainability of the ...
    • An Artificial Neural Networks Model For The Estimation Of Formwork Labor 

      Dikmen, Ümit; Sönmez, Murat (Vilnius Gediminas Tech Univ, Sauletekio Al 11, Vilnius, Lt-10223, Lithuania, 2011-09)
      Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) is a problem solving technique imitating the basic working principles of the human brain. The formwork labour cost constitutes an important part within the costs of the reinforced concrete ...
    • Financing Road Projects By Private Finance initiative: Current Practice in The Uk With A Case Study 

      Dikmen, Seyyit Ümit; Akbıyıklı, Rıfat; Eaton, David (Vilnius Gediminas Tech Univ, Sauletekio Al 11, Vilnius, Lt-10223, Lithuania, 2011-06)
      The necessity of funds for investment in capital intensive public projects has pushed public agencies to search for new procurement alternatives. Thus, in the early 1980s, the idea of private finance initiative (PFI) as a ...