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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 ...
    • Effect Of Depth Of Ground Water On The Seismic Response Of Frame Type Buildings On Sand Deposits. Part I: Soil Response 

      Dikmen, S. Ümit; Türk, Ahmet Murat; Kıymaz, Güven (Springer, Po Box 17, 3300 Aa Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2009)
      Earthquake codes often times classify the subsoil based on their shear wave velocities which are mostly calculated based on the situ static conditions. However, it has been shown by various researchers that saturated sands ...
    • Effects Of Soil Group On The Cost Of Industrial Structures 

      Dikmen, Seyyit Ümit; Özek, Senem (Turkish Chamber Civil Engineers, Selanik Cad No 19-1, Kizilay, Ankara 06650, Turkey, 2011-07)
      Recent occurrences of major earthquakes have necessitated the introduction of new rules and restrictions in the technical specifications in the whole world as well as in Turkey. In this context, in Turkey the current ...
    • 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 ...
    • Private Finance Initiative (PFI) For Road Projects In Uk: Current Practice With A Case Study 

      Dikmen, Seyyit Ümit; Akbıyıklı, Rıfat; Eaton, David (Svenciliste U Zagrebu, Fakultet Prometnih Znanosti, Vukeliceva 4, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia, 2011)
      The long-term sustainable provision of new and high quality maintained road stock is vitally important, especially in times of economic constraint such as Europe is currently experiencing. The Private Finance Initiative ...