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Building adaption for waste minimisation: Impact of policies
(Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015)
Resilient Productivity-Performance Constraints in New Zealand Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects
Road pavement maintenance and rehabilitation contractors (RPMRCs) face challenges inherent in performance-based rewards which seek to maximize tax dollar through whole-of-life best value in the project delivery process. ...
Challenges in Managing Residential Earthquake Insurance: A Post-Disaster Review
This paper examined the challenges associated with the management of the dual EQC-private insurance model offered in New Zealand after the Canterbury earthquake disasters. A mixed-methods approach comprising survey and ...
Introduction to needs analysis for increasing first year engineering students’ ability in conceptual design
(School of Engineering, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, 2015-12-06)
PURPOSE This study examines the influence of presenting a structured set of user-centred-design resources, in addition to taught content and presented by student mentors, on creating unique concepts for a EWB project. The ...
Building capability to teach humanitarian engineering: A reflection
(Southern Cross University, 2016-12-07)
Massey University has been running the first year engineering design project Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Design Challenge for five years. In this time a number of faculty and curriculum changes have been made to ensure ...