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1 Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2013 Know-How - Savoir-Faire Montreal, Canada 29 May - 1 June 2013 Volume 2 of 5 Editors: Claude Bedard Constantine J. Katsanis ISBN:

2 Volume 2 BIM ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION WITHIN A MECHANICAL CONTRACTING FIRM 951 Erik Poirier, Forgues Daniel, Sheryl Staub-French ESTIMATION OF FLUSHING DURATION FOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OF WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM 961 Hamid Zaman, AhmedBouferguene, Carl Lorentz, MohamedAl-Hussein, Derek Melmoth ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN THE US CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 971 Mohammed Al-Qady, Amr Kandil DATA ACQUISITION MODEL FOR CAPTURING LABOUR RESOURCES DATA FROM INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 981 AhmedHammad, Simaan Abonrizk, Yasser Mohamed

3 IMPROVING EARNED VALUE FORECASTING THROUGH INTEGRATION WITH RISK ANALYSIS AND SCOPE CHANGE MANAGEMENT 989 yei.se Kostelyk, Hala Abourizk, BradSmid, Simaan Abourizk FRONT END PLANNING TOOL 1000 Mahdi Safa, Arash Shahi, Samin Shokri, Carl Haas, Keith W. Hipel, Ralph Haas, Joel Gray A METHOD FOR CHOOSING CONCRETE FORMING SYSTEM 1010 Mahdi Safa, Sean Reinsma, Carl Haas, Paul Goodrum, Carlos Caldas DEVELOPING OF INITIAL COSTS FORECASTING MODELS FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS USING MULTIPLE LINEAR REGRESSION 1020 Othman Alshamrani, Sabah Al-Kass, Khaled Galal EVALUATION OF SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN CANADA USING AHP AND MAUT 1030 Othman Alshamrani, Khaled Galal, Sabah Al-Kass UNE ETUDE DE CAS SUR LES OPPORTUNITES DE PREFABRICATION DANS UN PROJET BIM D'EQUIPEMENT HOSPITALIER 1040 Eric Clouet, D. Forgues FRAME WORK DEVELOPMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION SAFETY VISUALIZATION 1050 Kishor Shrestha, Evangelos Yfantis, Pramen Shrestha SIMULATION-BASED OPTIMIZATION OF PRECAST BOX GIRDER CONCRETE BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION USING LAUNCHING GANTRY 1060 Mohammed Mawlana, Amin Hammad A FRAMEWORK FOR LIFE-CYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE INFORMATION MODELING AND MANAGEMENT 1070 Amin Hammad Faridaddin Vahdatikhaki, Ameen Albahri, Shide Salimi, Danial Ghadiri Moghaddam OVERVIEW OF DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT 1079 Dana Vanier, Thomas Froese APPLICATION OF MONTE CARLO SIMULATION WITH ACTIVITY START TIMES TO DETERMINE CASH FLOW PARAMETERS 1089 Marwa Hussein Ahmed, AshrafElazouni, Tarek Zayed A FRAMEWORK FOR CONSTRUCTION STRATEGY FORMULATION 1099 Ngoc Tran, Alan Russell, Sheryl Staub-French THE IMPACT OF ROUTE PLANNING ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN CONSTRUCTION TRANSPORTATION 1109 Mono Amiri, Farnaz Sadeghpour, Shahram Tahmasseby DATA REPRESENTATION OF RISK IN CONSTRUCTION 1119 Thomas Froese MODELING RISK FOR TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECTS 1129 Alan Russell, Diego Orozco LA COMPLEMENTARITE ENTRE LE BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) ET LE PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT (PLM) EN PASSANT PAR LE LEAN CONSTRUCTION (LC) 1139 Abdelhak Bouguessa, Forgues Daniel, Sylvie Dore DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL TO SELECT BIM IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY WITH RESPECT TO THE BIM MATURITY LEVEL OF AN ORGANIZATION 1149 Alt Alaghbandrad, Daniel Forgues CASE STUDY OF BIM HANDOVER TO SUPPORT BUILDING OPERATIONS 1159 Hasan Burak Cavka, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Pottinger A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR DYNAMIC SITE LAYOUT PLANNING 1169 Mohsen Andayesh, Farnaz Sadeghpour A PERSPECTIVE ON INTERNATIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT STANDARDS AND CANADIAN INITIATIVES 1179 Steve Wyton TITRE: MODELISATION DE LA PREDICTION DU COUT DE LA MACHINERIE LOURDE POUR LES GRANDS PROJETS DANS LE NORD-DU-QUEBEC 1185 Keven Roy, Adel Francis, Paul V. Gervais BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR VULNERABLE AND INTERDEPENDENT CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKS 1195 Ahmed Ate/, Osama Moselhi APPLYING THE CHRONOGRAPHICAL APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF MULTI STOREY BUILDING PROJECTS 1205 Adel Francis, Edmond Miresco

4 AUTOMATED PROCEDURE FOR EXTRACTING SAFETY REGULATORY INFORMATION USING NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING TECHNIQUES AND ONTOLOGY 1213 Junhyuk Kwon, Byungil Kim, Sanghyun Lee, Hyoungkwan Kim SURVEY OF SOCIAL FACTORS OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS' ABSENCE BEHAVIOR 1221 Seungjun Ahn, Ian Gellally, Sanghyun Lee, Aminah Robinson Fayek DEVELOPING ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURE ASSEMBLY COSTS FOR RAPID INTEGRATED RETROFIT FEASIBILITY 1228 Jared Zoller, Michael Whelton, Robert M. Leichl DEVELOPMENT OF OTTAWA'S STATE OF ASSETS REPORT 1237 Patrick Brisson, Kelly Martin CONCEPTION D'UN PROTOCOLE GRAPHIQUE DES OPERATIONS DE CONSTRUCTION PAR L'UTILISATION DES TEXTURES ET DES COULEURS 1245 Pascale Carrier-Fraser, AdelFrancis, Michael J. McGuffin USING TEXT MINING TO PREDICT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COST OVERRUNS 1255 Trefor Williams A COMPARISON OF DES AND SD FOR SIMULATING CONSTRUCTION OPERATION 1263 HaniAlzraiee, Osama Moselhi, Torek Zayed INTERACTIONS WITH BIM TOOLS IN DESIGN COORDINATION MEETINGS 1273 Sarmad Mehrbod, Sheryl Staub-French, Melanie Tory TIME, COST AND QUALITY PREDICTABILITY IN FAST-TRACK PROJECTS 1283 AhmadAlhomadi, Reza Dehghan, Janaka Ruwanpura FINANCING OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE-PARTNERSHIP INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS: THE EFFECTS OF GUARANTEES 1292 Ali Almassi, Brenda McCabe L-EFFET DE LEVIER DU BIM POUR I'OPTIMISATION DES FLUX DE TRAVAIL DANS LA CONCEPTION DE BATIMENTS A HAUTE PERFORMANCE 1301 /. Iordanova, D. Forgues, L. Dao INVESTIGATING SELECTION METHODS FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DELIVERY SYSTEMS BASED ON PROFESSIONALS; PERSPECTIVE IN QATAR 1309 MuhammadRiaz, Syed Raza Ali Jaffery EXTENDING BIM TO INCORPORATE INFORMATION OF RFID TAGS ATTACHED TO BUILD ASSETS 1319 Ali Motamedi, Shayan Setayeshgar, Mohammad Mostafa Soltani, Amin Hammad NETWORK ANALYSIS OF A SIMULATED PROJECT OFFICE 1328 Constantine Katsanis, Paul Chinowsky INTRODUCING THE CONCEPT OF GREEN PERFORMANCE BOND AND ITS APPLICATION IN MANAGING GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) EMISSIONS IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 1340 Sadegh Asgari, Xinyi Song, Ibrahim Odeh BACK TO THE FUTURE: IS THE CANADIAN AEC EDUCATION ADAPTING TO THE NEW NEEDS OF ITS INDUSTRY? 1350 D. Forgues, L. M. Farah A LITERATURE REVIEW ON THE COMPARISON ROLE OF VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY TECHNOLOGIES IN THE AEC INDUSTRY 1359 Sara Rankohi, Lloyd Waugh TOWARDS A CONCEPT OF OPERATION USING BIM TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 1369 Souha Tahrani, Dimitri Schmitz, Michael Leonard, Thierry-Elliot Villeneuve, Vincent Laberge, Fernando Valdivieso, Daniel Forgues FORMALISATION ET ANALYSE DU PROCESSUS DE DETECTION D'INTERFERENCES SPATIOTEMPORELLES: ETUDE DE CAS 1379 Michael Leonard, Daniel Forgues TRANSFORMER LA GESTION DES EQUIPEMENTS AVEC LE BIM: UNE ETUDE DE CAS 1388 Lieu Dao, Daniel Forgues IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION CLAIM MANAGEMENT USING BUILDING INFORMATION MODEL (BIM) 1397 Ahmad Sharif Askari, Daniel Forgues, Adel Francis DISASTER PREVENTION AND MITIGATION A NEW METHOD FOR SEISMIC RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES 1407 Jianzhong Gu, Donald Noakes

5 SEISMIC RETROFIT OF R.C.SHEAR WALLS WITH EXTERNALLY-BONDED FRP TOW SHEETS 1417 Ibrahim Shaheen, Carlos Cniz-Noguez, David Lau EFFECT OF SCALED DISTANCES ON THE DEFLECTIONS OF CONCRETE COLUMNS TO NEAR-FIELD BLAST LOADING: A NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION 1427 Lawrence Abladey, Abass Braimah AN AUTOMATIC WIND WARNING SYSTEM FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 1437 Michael Gibbons, Ron Chapman, Darren Cherneski, Cliff De Jong, Martin Gauthier SEISMIC REINFORCEMENT DETAILING EFFECTS ON BLAST RESISTANCE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE COLUMNS 1447 Conrad Kyei, Abass Braimah FORECASTING DROUGHT VIA BOOTSTRAP AND MACHINE LEARNING METHODS 1456 Anleneh Belayneh, Jan Adamowski, Bahaa Khalil, John Quilty PREDICTION OF DAILY DISCHARGE AT BAKEL (SENEGAL) USING MULTIPLE LINEAR REGRESSION, KALMAN FILER AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS 1466 Leqiang Sun, loan Nislor, Ousmane Seidou, Soussou Sambou, Cheikh Kebe, S. Tamba A METHODOLOGY FOR RAPID EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING BUILDINGS 1475 AhmadAbo El-Ezz, Marie-Jose Nollet, Miroslav Nastev ANALYSE DE LA DEFAILLANCE FONCTIONNELLE DES COMPOSANTS NON STRUCTURAUX D'UN SYSTEME DE PROTECTION INCENDIE D'UN HOPITAL SOUS L'EFFET D'UN SEISME 1483 Youance Suze, Marie-Jose Nollet, Ghyslaine McClure LEVERAGING ON GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) FOR EFFECTIVE EMERGENCY RESPONSE MANAGEMENT 1493 Shahab Moeini, Jeremy Sincennes, Fasial Arain SLIDING RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF OPERATIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS (OFC) IN SEISMICALLY ISOLATED BUILDINGS 1502 Farzad Nikfar, Dimitrios Konstantinidis COASTAL IMPACT OF TSUNAMI IN INDUSTRIAL HARBOURS : STUDY CASE OF THE ARZEW-MOSTAGANEM REGION (WESTERN COAST OF ALGERIA, NORTH AFRICA) 1512 Lubna Amir, Armando Cisternas, Walter Dudley, Brian McAdoo STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR OF JACKETED FIRE-DAMAGED REINFORCED CONCRETE MEMBERS: A REVIEW 1516 Mohamed Alhadid, Maged Youssef EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR OF SUSPENDED CEILING SYSTEMS 1526 Wen-Chun Huang, Nahidah Hussainzada, Ghyslaine McClure A METHODOLOGY FOR MEASURING THE SEVERITY OF CYCLIST/MOTOR VEHICLE CONFLICTS AT SIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS 1536 Ali Kassim, Karim Ismail, Yasser Hassan CONSIDERATION DE L'ASPECT ALEATOIRE DANS LE CALCUL DU DEBIT DE RUPTURE ET DE SA DUREE D'ATTEINTE : EXEMPLE D'UNE DIGUE EN REMBLAI ERODEE PAR CONDUIT TRAVERSANT 1546 YoussefBentaiebi, Tew-Fi Mahdiet, Claude Marche EVALUATION OF SEISMIC COLLAPSE SAFETY OF CONCRETE FRAME STRUCTURES REINFORCED WITH SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY 1556 Kader Siddiquee, Shahria Alam COMPARISON OF WIND TUNNEL RESULTS WITH CANADIAN WIND-INDUCED TORSION PROVISIONS FOR LOW- AND MEDIUM-RISE BUILDINGS 1566 Mohamed Elsharawy, Khaled Galal, Ted Stalhopoulos THE EFFECT OF SUBDACTION AND CRUSTAL GROUND MOTIONS ON THE BEHAVIOUR OF LOW-RISE CBF BUILDINGS IN VICTORIA BC 1576 Lucia Tirca, AidJnaid, Ashutosh Bagchi AUTOMATED MEASUREMENT OF EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGED CBF STRUCTURES WITH IMAGES 1586 Lucia Tirca, Zhenhua Zhu INVESTIGATION OF THE SHEAR BEHAVIOUR OF UNBONDED FIBER REINFORCED ELASTOMERIC ISOLATORS (FREIS) WITH MODIFIED SUPPORT GEOMETRY 1594 Niel Van Engelen, Dimitrios Konstantinidis, Michael Tail

6 EARTHQUAKE MITIGATION IN THE GREAT MONTREAL, FROM THE SOIL BEHAVIOR TO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE 1604 Luc Chouinard, Philippe Rosset DAMAGE ESTIMATES DUE TO EARTHQUAKES IN MONTREAL USING AN HYBRID VERSION OF HAZUS 1612 Keyan Yu, Philippe Rosset, Luc Chouinard SEISMIC RETROFIT OF EXISTING SINGLE STOREY STEEL CBF STRUCTURES WITH A RING FUSE 1617 Thomas Morrison, Colin Rogers SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS BASED ON A 3-DIMENSIONAL SIMPLIFIED METHOD 1627 FarshadMirshafiei, Ghyslaine McClure, Dimitrios Lignos EVALUATION OF RESPONSE MODIFICATION FACTOR, STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS DETERIORATION EFFECTS BY ENDURANCE TIME METHOD 1637 Setare Seyedain Boroujeni, Hossein Tajmir Riahi UNRESTRAINED THERMAL DEFORMATIONS OF CONCRETE ELEMENTS EXPOSED TO FIRE 1647 Salah El-Din El-Filiany, Maged Youssef EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS FOR CALIBRATION OF PEDESTRIAN MODEL 1657 Zohreh Rashedi Ashrafi, Karim Ismail A NOVEL ICE-RELATED DISASTER REGIONAL MAPPING METHOD FOR ELECTRIC NETWORKS BASED ON GREY CLUSTERING THEORY AND FIELD INCIDENT RECORDS 1669 Kunpeng Ji, XiaomingRui, Lin Li, Ghyslaine McClure EFFECT OF RELATIVE ORIENTATION ON THE CAPACITY OF A TRANSMISSION TOWER UNDER DOWNBURST LOADING 1678 Thomas Mara, H. P. Hong SUPPLY CHAIN PRE- AND POST-DISASTER MANAGEMENT VIA VISUAL ANALYTICS: THE CASE OF CANADA-U.S. BORDER CROSSINGS 1687 AH Nejaly, Amin Hammad, Danial Ghadiri Moghaddam NUMERICAL MODELING OF THE CYCLICALLY LOADED FRP-RETROFITTED RC SHEAR WALLS 1696 Ali Rezaiefar, Khaled Galal DOWNSCALING METHOD FOR WIND DATA: CASE STUDY OF AGADEZ IN NIGER 1706 Hamidreza Shirkhani, Ousmane Seidou, Abdolmajid Mohammadian PROCEDURE A 3-NIVEAUX POUR DEVALUATION SISMIQUE DES ECOLES AU QUEBEC 1716 Mestar Mohammed, Marie-Jose Nolle!, Jean Proulx, Ghyslaine McClure CULVERTS WITH TDA INCLUSIONS ON YIELDING AND NON-YIELDING FOUNDATIONS 1726 Alper Turan, Tony Sangiuliano, Charles-DarwinAnnan, Robert Vandenberg, Marcia Mora ANALYSIS OF LIQUEFACTION DURING VAN EARTHQUAKE 1736 Alper Turan, Hany El Naggar, Ramazan Livaoglu, Yucel Guney SEISMIC RETROFIT OF A 900 M LONG TWIN BRIDGE USING TWO TYPES OF ISOLATION DEVICES 1752 Nikolay Velev, Jimmy Fortier, Christian Lemay, Frederic Legeron INVENTORY METHOD FOR URBAN SEISMIC RISK STUDY 1762 Marie-Jose Nollet, Claudia Desilets, Ahmad Abo El Ezz, Miroslav Nastev NEW TOOLS FOR THE SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO 1772 Amid Elsabbagh, Michael Sawada, Mural Saatcioglu, Hassan Aoude, Kate Ploeger, Miroslav Nastev CYCLIC LOADING TESTS ON FRP-RETROFITTED RC SHEAR WALL PANELS 1782 Hossam El-Sokkary, Khaled Galal INCREASING THE PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE RESISTANCE OF STEEL MOMENT RESISTING FRAME BUILDINGS 1792 Javad Mirvalad, Khaled Galal MITIGATING PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE OF RC BUILDINGS WITH SHEAR WALLS AND FLAT SLAB SYSTEMS 1802 Omer Yagob, Nove Naumoski, Khaled Galal STRAIN RATE EFFECTS ON DEVELOPMENT LENGTH OF STEEL REINFORCEMENT: STATE OF THE ART REVIEW 1815 Lauren Toikka, Abass Braimah, Ghani Razaqpur EFFECT OF BUILDING BAY SPAN ON THE VULNERABILITY OF RC SHEAR WALL BUILDINGS TO PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE 1825 Omer Yagob, Nove Naumoski, Khaled Galal

7 THE INFLUENCE OF MOTION PREDICTION METHODS ON SURROGATE SAFETY MEASURES 1839 Mohamed Gomaa Mohamed, Nicolas Saunter NUMERICAL MODELING TOOLS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF CONCRETE-FACE ROCKFILL DAMS UNDER DYNAMIC EARTHQUAKE LOADING 1849 Miad Saberi, Charles-Darwin Annan, J. M. Konrad TEACHING NATURAL HAZARDS AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1859 Jose Perdomo, MiguelPando AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO EARTHQUAKE EVACUATION MODELING: INCORPORATING RISK ANALYSIS AND STOCHASTIC ROUTE CHOICE EFFECTS 1869 Umma Tamima, Luc Chouinard EFFECT OF RETROFIT METHOD ON MITIGATING PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE OF TALL STEEL FRAME STRUCTURE 1879 Khaled Galal, Tamer El-Sawy SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR OF MODERATE DUCTILE SHEAR WALLS LOCATED IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA 1888 Hieu Luu, Pierre Leger, Tremblay Robert PILE FOUNDATION MODELLING FOR SEISMIC ANALYSIS OF HIGHWAY BRIDGES USING BEAM ON A NON-LINEAR WINKLER FOUNDATION 1898 Peter Pietraszek, Pierre Leger, Tremblay Robert

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