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2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Superintendent’s leadership: a key factor in project success

Badger, W. W., Wiezel, A., Adams, D. M. & Bopp, P., 2012, In : International Journal of Project Organisation and Management. 4, 4, p. 414-424 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factors
Project success
Leadership competencies
Construction sites
Job performance
19 Citations (Scopus)

Target-focused local workspace modeling for construction automation applications

Cho, Y. K., Wang, C., Tang, P. & Haas, C. T., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 26, 5, p. 661-670 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automation
Scanning
Amplification
Power plants
Robotics
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analytic study on structural behavior of the string bed in a tennis racket

Yang, S., Fafitis, A. & Wiezel, A., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. 25, 10, p. 2615-2621 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stiffness
Rigidity
Computer programming
Mathematical models
9 Citations (Scopus)

Criticality analysis of water distribution pipelines

Piratla, K. R. & Ariaratnam, S., Aug 3 2011, In : Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice. 2, 3, p. 91-101 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water distribution systems
Repair
Pipelines
Water
Pipe

Leadership principles and performance measurement in facilities management: A case study

Sullivan, K. & McDonald, D. K., Oct 2011, In : Leadership and Management in Engineering. 11, 4, p. 302-309 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measurement theory
Profitability
Managers
Availability
Semiconductor materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance measurement approach to contracting and delivering design services

Sullivan, K. & Michael, J. K., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 137, 4, p. 248-257 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance measurement
Service design
Contracting
Industry
Contract management
40 Citations (Scopus)
Quality management
Construction industry
Industry
Total quality management
Methodology
Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Polyvinyl Chloride
Polyvinyl chlorides
Calibration
2010
13 Citations (Scopus)
Tunneling (excavation)
Tunnels
tunnel
Neural networks
Time series analysis
39 Citations (Scopus)

A study of preproject planning and project success using ANNs and regression models

Wang, Y. R. & Gibson, E., May 2010, In : Automation in Construction. 19, 3, p. 341-346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural networks
Planning
Costs
Regression analysis
Life cycle
33 Citations (Scopus)

Charrettes as a method for engaging industry in best practices research

Gibson, E. & Whittington, D. A., 2010, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 136, 1, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Construction industry
Feedback
Communication
Best practice
13 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical study of the current United States facilities management profession

Sullivan, K., Georgoulis, S. W. & Lines, B., May 4 2010, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 8, 2, p. 91-103 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managers
Industry
Students
Empirical study
Facilities management
2 Citations (Scopus)
Global positioning system
Lasers
Personnel
Construction industry
Contractors

Leadership transition and growth

Badger, W., Wiezel, A., Bopp, P. H. & Dunn, S., Jan 2010, In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 6, 1, p. 46-69 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managers
leadership
senior executive
Education
Feedback
6 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive modeling of installation loads for directional drilled fusible PVC pipe

Ariaratnam, S., Botteicher, R., Ghosh, A., Piratla, K. & Vilfrant, E., Dec 2010, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 25, 6, p. 766-772 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional drilling
Polyvinyl chlorides
Horizontal drilling
pipe
Pipe
14 Citations (Scopus)
trenchless technology
questionnaire survey
Pipe
pipe
infrastructure
1 Citation (Scopus)

The optimizing of design delivery services for facility owners

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J. & Kashiwagi, D., Feb 23 2010, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 8, 1, p. 26-46 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Delivery services
Owners
Industry
Methodology
29 Citations (Scopus)

The public sphere in the field of power

Calhoun, C., Sep 24 2010, In : Social Science History. 34, 3, p. 301-335 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

accommodation
nineteenth century
exclusion
organization
Public Sphere
54 Citations (Scopus)

USC CINAPS builds bridges: Observing and monitoring the Southern California bight

Smith, R. N., Das, J., Heidarsson, H., Pereira, A. M., Arrichiello, F., Cetnić, I., Darjany, L., Garneau, M. É., Howard, M. D., Oberg, C., Ragan, M., Seubert, E., Smith, E. C., Stauffer, B. A., Schnetzer, A., Toro-Farmer, G., Caron, D. A., Jones, B. H. & Sukhatme, G. S., Mar 1 2010, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. 17, 1, p. 20-30 11 p., 5430373.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autonomous underwater vehicles
Monitoring
Telecommunication networks
Dynamical systems
Robotics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Welcoming remarks

Calhoun, C., Sep 24 2010, In : Social Science History. 34, 3, p. 385-388 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Academic freedom: Public knowledge and the structural transformation of the university

Calhoun, C., Oct 15 2009, In : Social Research. 76, 2, p. 561-598 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

university
20 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of emitted emissions between trenchless pipe replacement and open cut utility construction

Ariaratnam, S. & Sihabuddin, S. S., 2009, In : Journal of Green Building. 4, 2, p. 126-140 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Construction Industry
Wastewater
pipe
replacement
3 Citations (Scopus)

Contractor perspective on factors for evaluating installation options for small-diameter utilities

Woodroffe, N. J. A. & Ariaratnam, S., 2009, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 135, 2, p. 75-87 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Costs
Geographical regions
Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
27 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a sustainability assessment model for underground infrastructure projects

Koo, D. H., Ariaratnam, S. & Kavazanjian, E., May 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 36, 5, p. 765-776 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
infrastructure
sustainability
environmental impact
Environmental impact
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of automated change order impact detection and quantification system

Lee, M. J., Ryoo, B. Y., Sullivan, K. & Hanna, A. S., Aug 2009, In : Automation in Construction. 18, 5, p. 525-535 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Productivity
Demonstrations
Personnel
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)
Productivity
Pipe
3 Citations (Scopus)

Free inquiry and public mission in the research university

Calhoun, C., Sep 1 2009, In : Social Research. 76, 3, p. 901-932 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

university
30 Citations (Scopus)

Methodology for estimating emissions in underground utility construction operations

Sihabuddin, S. S. & Ariaratnam, S., Mar 2009, In : Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 7, 1, p. 37-64 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Diesel fuels
Application programs
Contractors
Trucks
4 Citations (Scopus)

Profiling the leadership of project managers

Badger, W., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A. & Bopp, P. H., Apr 2009, In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 5, 2, p. 121-146 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managers
manager
leadership
Students
Technical presentations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk management system implemented at the US Army Medical Command

Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, D. T., Jul 10 2009, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 7, 3, p. 224-245 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Contractors
Information management
Decision making
Management system
3 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of an information environment on construction organization's culture: A case study

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. T. & Chong, N., 2009, In : Advances in Civil Engineering. 2009, 387608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Contractors
Information systems
Specifications
2008
34 Citations (Scopus)

Application of a sustainability model for assessing water main replacement options

Koo, D. H. & Ariaratnam, S., 2008, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 134, 8, p. 563-574 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Water
Analytic hierarchy process
Natural resources
Replacement
1 Citation (Scopus)

Best-value environment improves our industry

Kashiwagi, D. & Sullivan, K., Mar 17 2008, In : ENR (Engineering News-Record). 260, 9, p. 26-27 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Sustainable development
Industry
Profitability
Acoustic waves
13 Citations (Scopus)
Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Costs
Waste disposal
Pipelines
61 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of shift work on labor productivity for labor intensive contractor

Hanna, A. S., Chang, C. K., Sullivan, K. & Lackney, J. A., 2008, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 134, 3, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Productivity
Personnel
Shift work
Labour productivity
2007
41 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental distribution of the trichloroethene reductive dehalogenase gene (tceA) suggests lateral gene transfer among Dehalococcoides

Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sung, Y., Ritalahti, K. M., Michael Saunders, F. & Löffler, F. E., Jan 2007, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 59, 1, p. 206-214 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Horizontal Gene Transfer
gene transfer
trichloroethylene
DNA Transposable Elements
gene
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lawyerization of the engineering and construction industry

Owers, R., Ariaratnam, S. & Armstrong, D., 2007, In : Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 133, 2, p. 134-142 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Contractors
Costs
Industry
Lawyers
37 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of annular fluid pressures in horizontal boring

Ariaratnam, S., Harbin, B. C. & Stauber, R. L., Sep 2007, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 22, 5-6, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Boring
fluid pressure
boring
16 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the impact of schedule compression on labor productivity for mechanical and sheet metal contractor

Chang, C. K., Hanna, A. S., Lackney, J. A. & Sullivan, K., 2007, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 133, 4, p. 287-296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sheet metal
Contractors
Compaction
Productivity
Personnel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Simplified model for numerical calculation of pull forces in static pipe-bursting operations

Ariaratnam, S. & Hahn, U. H., Sep 2007, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 22, 5-6, p. 644-654 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pipe
Pipe
replacement
calculation
Soils
23 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation modeling techniques for underground infrastructure construction processes

Ruwanpura, J. Y. & Ariaratnam, S., Sep 2007, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 22, 5-6, p. 553-567 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrastructure
Computer simulation
modeling
simulation
Decision making

Special issue on Trenchless Technology - September 2007

Rogers, C. D. F., Sterling, R. L. & Ariaratnam, S., Sep 2007, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 22, 5-6, p. 489-490 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trenchless technology
2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cost forecast model for sewer infrastructure

El-Assaly, A., Ariaratnam, S., Ruwanpura, J. & Ng, H., 2006, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer. 159, 3, p. 155-160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewers
Costs
Deterioration
Aging of materials
Inspection
54 Citations (Scopus)

Innovative method for assessment of underground sewer pipe condition

Koo, D. H. & Ariaratnam, S., Jul 2006, In : Automation in Construction. 15, 4, p. 479-488 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewers
Pipe
Concrete pipe
Structural integrity
Polyvinyl chlorides
4 Citations (Scopus)
Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Contractors
Drilling
Optical cables
14 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical characterization of surface heave associated with horizontal directional drilling

Lueke, J. S. & Ariaratnam, S., Jan 2006, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 21, 1, p. 106-117 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
heave
drilling
Drilling
15 Citations (Scopus)
Pipe
Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Pipelines
Trenching
2005
27 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting absenteeism in electrical construction

Hanna, A. S., Menches, C. L., Sullivan, K. & Sargent, J. R., Nov 2005, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 131, 11, p. 1212-1218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Productivity
Contractors
Managers
Construction industry
Factors
7 Citations (Scopus)

Postconstruction evaluation of horizontal directional drilling installations

Ariaratnam, S. & Beljan, I. J., May 2005, In : Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. 10, 2, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Drilling fluids
Pipe
Soils
31 Citations (Scopus)

Surface heave mechanisms in horizontal directional drilling

Lueke, J. S. & Ariaratnam, S., May 2005, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 131, 5, p. 540-547 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional drilling
Horizontal drilling
Reamers
Boreholes
Pavements