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A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. (2017)
Thesis
TOBIN, N.Y. 2017. A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In spite of the benefits of implementing whole life costing technique as a valuable approach for comparing alternative building designs allowing operational cost benefits to be evaluated against any initial cost increases and also as part of procurem... Read More about A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice..

The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects. (2017)
Thesis
BAGHDADI, A.M.A. 2017. The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Airports projects, amongst other construction projects, are considered very complex as they face a number of challenges that inevitably cause them to become exposed to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the sector of aviation is considered an important sector o... Read More about The allocation of risks in the Saudi Arabian domestic and regional aviation construction projects..

Renewable energy technologies assessment in providing sustainable electricity to Nigerian rural areas. (2017)
Thesis
GARBA, A. 2017. Renewable energy technologies assessment in providing sustainable electricity to Nigerian rural areas. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The research work that underpins this thesis aims to investigate the viability of renewable energy technologies (RETs) and to develop a RETs implementation framework for providing sustainable electricity to Nigerias rural areas. As a result of electr... Read More about Renewable energy technologies assessment in providing sustainable electricity to Nigerian rural areas..

Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates. (2014)
Thesis
MOTALEB, O.H. 2014. Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Due to the complex nature of construction projects, delay risks are more widespread in the construction sector than elsewhere. This poses a problem for the industry, since it is already at risk because of the recent global economic recession. Indeed,... Read More about Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates..

An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype. (2013)
Thesis
WILSON, G. 2013. An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The National Health Service (NHS) is recognised as the largest public sector institution in Europe. This presents significant challenges in regards to operation and maintenance of the diverse built estate, and the ever-evolving clinical models of car... Read More about An integrated decision support model for the sustainable refurbishment of hospitals and healthcare facilities: developing a prototype..

Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations. (2012)
Thesis
BOUACHERA, T. 2012. Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

It has long been recognised that, in the military sector, the Integrated Logistics Support ILS can significantly enhance system effectiveness and add value to their competitiveness. Hence, it is not surprising that many organisations outside to the m... Read More about Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations..