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  • Azhar, MNM; Rathnayake, DRMGM; Madusanka, AIV; Rajapakshe, L; De Silva, CR; Ransiri, S [Conference-Full-text]
    Even though the technology has evolved dramatically throughout the last decade or so, many countries have stuck with the traditional ballot paper counting process. With BallotX we propose a viable alternative to reduce ...
  • Yathushan, K; Kishok, S; Thevarajah, BE; Nithurshan, M [Conference-Full-text]
    Concrete is one of the most energy consumed materials in construction, which has higher compressive strength but poor in tensile strength. Steel is used to compromise the tensile strength of the concrete. Bamboo is a ...
  • Lokubalasooriya, SU; Egodage, SM; Premachandra, BAJK [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    In this study banana fibres were extracted using three processes and advantages/drawbacks are discussed according to yield, extraction time, quality and properties of banana fibres obtained by each process. Three parts ...
  • Maglumtong, M [Conference-Abstract]
    In 2016, Bangkok was voted as the world’s best destination for street food for 2 consecutive years according to CNN. It shows that street food is very popular among both local and international tourist, a s i t i s d ...
  • Fernando, DT; Rathnayake, V [Conference-Full-text]
    Lean manufacturing is one of the most widely used tools in the contemporary manufacturing industry to improve the business performance via achieving higher efficiencies at reduced cost structures. However, the apparel ...
  • Bevan, WJ; Nolan, L [Conference-Full-text]
    Policies within the United Kingdom (UK), such as the Renewable Energy Strategy, demand the construction sector to adopt renewable technology within buildings. Moreover, as commercial buildings are responsible for 14% of ...
  • Thilakshan, T; Sugathapala, T; Bandara, S [Conference-Abstract]
    Transportation has been identified as a major contributor in terms of increase in air pollution and related impacts resulting in climate change and global warming amongst other threats to the world and people. The nature ...
  • Kumara, HPSGS; Zainudeen, N; Jayasanka, TADK; Waidyasekara4, KGAS [Conference-Abstract]
    The construction of pile foundation is a multifaceted activity among rest of the construction activities that are performed by heavy machines, materials, and energy sources generating substantial amount of CO2 and greenhouse ...
  • Bandara, YM; Rathnayake, T [Conference-Abstract]
    For the existence of competitive markets, transportation is an essential economic activity needed to fulfill the activities of daily needs by providing a mode for the mobility of people and freight. A selection of specific ...
  • Sandaruwan, IPT; Chandanie, H; Janardana, JAB [Conference-Abstract]
    Life Cycle Costing (LCC) is a tool, which can evaluate all the building-related costs over a specified period of time, as mentioned in the agreed scope. Though there are number of benefits, LCC practices of consultants in ...
  • Manewa, A; Siriwardena, M; Ross, A [Conference-Full-text]
    Concurrent Engineering (CE) is considered as one of the emerging methods in the UK construction industry. The product and process optimisation through ‘integration’ is a key concern of CE. The integrative aspect is ...
  • Jayaratne, W; Dasanayaka, SWSB; Mudalige, D [Conference-Full-text]
    Government Buildings enable occupation to thousands of inhabitants, including customers and the management. In these places, everybody uses free energy since nobody feels the need for conservation as there is no impact to ...
  • Inti, S; Sharma, M; Tirado, C; Tandon, V [Conference-Full-text]
    The shortage of high-grade base material and emphasis on using recycling base material has led to use of geocells reinforced bases in the past decade. The geocells provide reinforcement by confining base material and have ...
  • Sandanayake, YG; Gunatilake, S; Waidyasekara, KGAS [Conference-Full-text]
    Contractor is considered as a dominant construction project participant, contributing to the construction project culture. Identifying the basic assumptions of contractor’s professional sub-culture at project level could ...
  • Daryono, LR; Nakashima, K; Kawasaki, S; Titisari, AD; Barianto, DH; Suyanto, I; Rahmadi, A [Conference-Full-text]
    A unique carbonate rock developed naturally as a natural barrier presumably appropriate for advanced marine ecosystems including microbiotas in shorelines. A great deal of progress has been made in recent years to ...
  • Nuradha, T; Gnanarathne, I; Perera, L; Denipitiyage, D; Dias, D [Conference-Abstract]
    Indoor positioning by wireless means is of significant interest in a wide range of applications; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) are popular candidate wireless technologies for this. We present a novel BLE beacon ...
  • Adassuriya, TL; Jayatillake, KDKY; Nupehewa, JM; Kaluhendiwela, YC; Narayana, M [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper focuses on evaluating shrinkage of a biomass packed bed. A laboratory scale packed bed is designed to conduct experiments in batch mode. Different types of biomass i.e. Ginisiriya, coconut shells and rubber ...
  • Liyanagunawardana, AS; Shanika, TGT; Rajagopalasarma, J; Wijenayake, CBA; Wijeweera, BS [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper discuss about short message services and its usages and the dynamical behaviors of the people who use this services. The report starts with an introduction about how the SMS system is working and what are ...
  • Horr, YA; Katafygiotou, M; Elsarrag, E; Arif, M; Kaushik, A; Mazroei, A [Conference-Full-text]
    Humans are always driven by their sensation for adequate comfort. Occupants’ behaviour is important in the built environment as it affects the building performance and the indoor comfort requirements. The built environment ...
  • Al Horr, Y; Katafygiotou, M; Elsarrag, E [Conference-Full-text]
    Humans are always driven by their sensation for adequate comfort. Occupants’ behaviour is important in the built environment as it affects the building performance and the indoor comfort requirements. The built environment ...