Smart Construction Research

ISSN: 2529-7740 (Online)

Journal Abbreviation: Smart Constr Res

Publication Frequency: irregular

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Publishing Model: Open Access

Journal no: 24G

About the Journal

Smart Construction Research is an international Open Access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles related to all areas of smart construction which is a integration of physical, digital and human systems in buildings. Some relevant topics are included:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Building information modeling
  • Building management systems
  • Computing applications
  • Safety of smart construction
  • Smart airports
  • Smart buildings
  • Smart cities
  • Smart construction resources (device, materials, etc.)
  • Smart technologies

Recently Published Articles

Original Research Articles

Ferhat Erdal, Osman Tunca, Serkan Tas, Serdar Carbas
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This study briefly summarizes the results of experimental tests performed on optimal designed Angelina™ steel beams. The objective of the investigation was to study the effect of hole geometry on the mode of failure and ultimate strength of such beams under loading conditions. For this purpose, six optimal designed Angelina™ beams are tested in a self-reacting frame to determine the ultimate load carrying capacities of these new generation web-expanded beams. The specimens were all fabricated from IPN beams and were expanded to almost 1.5 times the original depth. All specimens were fabricated from ASTM A-36 steel. The design methods for the specimens will be the harmony search algorithm and particle swarm method which are stochastic search techniques. The minimum weight is taken as the design objective while the design constraints are implemented from the SCI (Steel Construction Institute). Design constraints include the displacement limitations, overall beam flexural capacity, beam shear capacity, overall beam buckling strength, web post flexure and buckling, vierendeel bending of upper and lower tees and local buckling of compression flange. The design methods adopted in this publication are consistent with BS5950.

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Original Research Articles

Tangwei Liu, Shanying Zhu, Lijuan Dong, Yuqing Zheng, Wenping Liu
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Electric energy, as an important material basis for the survival and development of human society, is closely related to the national economy and people's livelihood and strategic competition. Throughout China's power system, if we want to fundamentally guarantee the sustained growth of social economy, we need to ensure the quality and safety of power supply in the whole system. In recent years, with the continuous enrichment of the types and form of electrical products, the demand for power resources in social production and life expanded gradually, to a certain extent, it stimulated the application of all kinds of electrical appliances in electronic technology. Especially, the electrical engineering and its automation technology are widely used in the construction of various projects. Through their own standardization and refinement, the electric power system has greatly promoted the progress and development of the power system in the aspects of operation reliability and stability.[1] This paper focuses on the electrical engineering and its automation technology, and analyzes the advantages of its application in the power system, and looks forward to the future development trend of the technology in the power system from the perspective of long-term interests.

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Original Research Articles

Zhiqiang Li, Lingyao Tang, Yongfeng Niu, Biao Wu, Yufang Wang
19 Views, 21 PDF Downloads

The safety of the production process of the construction project will directly affect the personal safety of the construction personnel. Therefore, the safety management of the construction project should be strengthened so as to achieve the goal of sustainable development. This paper studies the problems and solutions in building engineering safety management.

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Original Research Articles

Qingtang Guo, Gengtao Li, Zhigang Qiao, Xiuyuan Xiuyuan Yang, Baoli Li
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With the development of China's economy, the construction industry has made considerable progress, and the quality of engineering survey is also increasing. At the present stage, many new surveying and mapping technologies have been applied in the construction engineering, which not only lays the foundation for the engineering survey, but also effectively improves the quality of the engineering survey. This paper analyzes the importance of engineering survey, and studies the application of new measurement technology in engineering survey, and expects to be helpful for related measurement enterprises.

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Original Research Articles

Dezhi Xia, Jun Zeng, Yiteng Zhao, Yan Shen, Xueyan Guo
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At present, with the policy support of the state in the coordinated development of the region, the modernization of the city is vigorously promoted and the level of the national urbanization is promoted rapidly and continuously. As a project of urban infrastructure construction, road and bridge plays a vital role in the construction of the whole urban road network system. Throughout the construction process of every subsystem of road and bridge, the main influence on the later period of road and bridge is waterproof pavement. The level of construction of waterproof subgrade is closely related to the construction quality and construction level of the entire project. The two are coordinated and mutually unified, and how to further improve the waterproof road surface construction technology, construction technology and construction quality, has become a major research topic for each road and bridge construction company[1]. From the technical point of view, the paper actively excavates potential security hidden dangers and threats hidden in the construction of road and bridge, and makes a comprehensive analysis of some of the most prominent problems, and explores an effective way to effectively solve the problem.

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Original Research Articles

Jue Wang, Zuozheng Xie, Bin Zhang, Liqiang Tian, Liang Xu
3 Views, 8 PDF Downloads

With the rapid development of China's market economy, to a certain extent, the market scale of building engineering has been widened. At the same time, it also brings convenience to people's work and life. Therefore, people put forward higher standards for the construction quality of building engineering. In building engineering construction, civil engineering construction technology is the core part, directly affecting the construction quality of building engineering.

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Original Research Articles

Yanlun Shi, Jian Wang, Yongbo Qu, Zhihong Lang, Hongjiao Liu
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 Since the reform and opening up, the national economy of our country has been developing steadily and steadily, and the overall level of urbanization and industrialization has been upgrading rapidly.Behind its growth is increasingly serious environmental problems, and environmental protection engineering as a key project of ecological environment governance, its process management level and quality are related to the balance of the entire ecological environment.If we want to further improve the overall efficiency and quality of the project and fundamentally realize the standardization and standardization of the environmental protection project, we should strengthen the whole process control and management of the environmental protection project, and promote the full coverage of the whole process control management.In view of this, this article on the importance of the whole process control management focuses on environmental protection projects, according to the actual management of risks in the process to carry on the understanding and control, and make proper treatment, to strengthen risk management and process control of environmental engineering[1].

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Original Research Articles

Lincheng Wang
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The karst is one of the main bad geological problems, which determines the design of the subgrade treatment plan and the safety of the engineering construction.This paper summarizes the key technology of grouting in karst roadbed regulation, and the following factors should be considered in grouting scheme selection: grouting method, technology, material, equipment, grouting control and detection means and standard of grouting effect.Through the use of high density electrical method, transient surface wave method, core drilling method, pressure water test method and so on, study the targeted detection methods for different coverage karst types and different remediation methods.

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Original Research Articles

Ze Li, Li Li Wang, Subin Subin Li, Xinjing Xinjing Zhang, Guosen Zhou
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With the rapid development of China's overall economy, the construction engineering industry is gradually improving. Architectural engineering is an important environment for people to live, and its quality and safety are directly related to people's life and property. The most important part of the construction project is the mechanical and electrical installation, to realize the cost control of the project is the key point of the project. This article mainly explains the mechanical and electrical installation engineering in building engineering, and introduces the installation and construction technology in mechanical and electrical installation engineering in detail, and analyzes the control difficulties. It provides an important reference for the management of mechanical and electrical installation technology in the future.

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Original Research Articles

Guoliang Yu, Fan Fan Yang, Li Li Li, Zhenfeng Zhenfeng Li, Zhenlong Shi
11 Views, 25 PDF Downloads

As an important construction link in the construction project, the quality of the water supply and drainage directly affects the overall quality of the construction project. Because of the strong function of the water supply and drainage project, the construction quality is easily affected by the construction method. For this reason, construction enterprises should attach importance to the mastery of water supply and drainage construction methods. And further understand the relevant precautions of construction water supply and drainage construction, in order to achieve the purpose of improving the quality of water supply and drainage construction. 

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Focus and Scope

Smart Construction Research is an international Open Access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles related to all areas of smart construction which is a integration of physical, digital and human systems in buildings. Some relevant topics are included:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Building information modeling
  • Building management systems
  • Computing applications
  • Safety of smart construction
  • Smart airports
  • Smart buildings
  • Smart cities
  • Smart construction resources (device, materials, etc.)
  • Smart technologies

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    Journal article (print) with one to three authors Younger P. Using the internet to conduct a literature search. Nursing Standard 2004; 19(6): 45–51.

    Journal article (print) with more than three authors Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, et al. Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2009; 105: 731–738.

    Journal article (online) with one to three authors Jackson D, Firtko A and Edenborough M. Personal resilience as a strategy for surviving and thriving in the face of workplace adversity: A literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2007; 60(1): 1–9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04412.x. 

    Journal article (online) with more than three authors Hargreave M, Jensen A, Nielsen TSS, et al. Maternal use of fertility drugs and risk of cancer in children—A nationwide population-based cohort study in Denmark. International Journal of Cancer 2015; 136(8): 1931–1939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29235.

    Book

    Book with one to three authors 

    Schneider Z, Whitehead D and Elliott D. Nursing and Midwifery Research: Methods and Appraisal for Evidence-based Practice, 3rd edn. Marrickville, NSW: Elsevier Australia. 2007.

    Book with more than three authors

    Davis M, Charles L, Curry M J, et al. Challenging Spatial Norms, London: Routledge. 2003. 

    Chapter or Article in Book

    Conway KM. Critical quantitative study of immigrant students. In F K Stage and R S Wells (Eds.)*, New Scholarship in Critical Quantitative Research — Part 1 (pp. 51–64). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2014.

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    Others

    Proceedings of meetings and symposiums, conference papers:

    Chang S S, Liaw L and Ruppenhofer J, (eds) 2000, Proceedings of the twenty-fifth annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 12–15, 1999: General session and parasession on loan word phenomena. Berkeley Linguistics Society, Berkeley, 12–13.

    Conference proceedings (from electronic database):

    Wang T, Cook C and Derby B, 2009, Fabrication of a glucose biosensor by piezoelectric inkjet printing. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2009 (SENSORCOM-
    M’09)
    , 82–85.

    Online document with author names:

    Este J, Warren C, Connor L, et al., 2008, Life in the clickstream: The future of journalism, Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, viewed May 27, 2009, http://www.alliance.org.au/documents/ foj_report_final.pdf

    Online document without author name:

    Developing an argument, n.d., viewed March 30, 2009, http://web.princeton.edu/sites/writing/Writing_Center/WCWritingResources.htm

    Thesis/Dissertation:

    Gale L, 2000, The relationship between leadership and employee empowerment for successful total quality management, thesis, Australasian Digital Thesis database, University of Western Sydney, 110–130.

    Standards:

    Standards Australia Online, 2006Glass in buildings: selection and installation, AS 1288-2006, amended January 31, 2008, SAI Global database, viewed May 19, 2009.

    Government report:

    National Commission of Audit, 1996, Report to the Commonwealth Government, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Government report (online):

    Department of Health and Ageing, 2008, Ageing and aged care in Australia, viewed November 10, 2008, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing

    No author:

    Guide to agricultural meteorological practices, 1981, 2nd edn, Secretariat of the World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, 10–20.

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