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dc.contributor.advisor Gunawardena, ND
dc.contributor.author Kumara, GWS
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-12T11:06:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-12T11:06:42Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/1607
dc.description.abstract The recognized goal of maintaining site records is to provide the right information to the right person at the right time at the lowest possible cost. This goal can only be successfully achieved and sustained through application of a systematic and thorough approach. Keeping site records is a daily practice on all the building & the civil Engineering projects and these records are maintained for different reasons. These range from providing a means of monitoring construction activities to performing a fundamental role in resolving any disputes. From the literature survey and the informal pilot survey involving interviews with several senior engineers, construction managers and the site in charges that may need to be used to prepare the questionnaire survey for the thesis. Major construction contractors who work in the city of Colombo participated to answer the questionnaire survey. All the data were collected walk in interviews were conducted with the local construction contractors. The questionnaire requested respondents to indicate on a "Yes" or "No" basis answers to the questionnaire. All the questionnaires inquire in general items to be maintained by the local construction contractors, work in the construction industry to improve the productivity & the legal activities. The questionnaires were categorized in to 8 project management principles to analysis the average documents maintained by the local construction contractors of the construction industry in Sri lanka. The results were indicated in the histogram form in each project management principle. The analysis was further extended to study j:he level of record keeping practice by the construction contractors. Further all the construction activities were separated with considering time duration of the project. Initial, construction and the final stages are the main divisions of the project activities. The results of the highest and the lowest level of the documents usage in each stage were selected and presented in the histogram form
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT-THESIS ; CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS ; CIVIL ENGINEERING ; SITE RECORDS-CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS
dc.title A Study on site records maintained by the construction contractors
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US
dc.identifier.degree MEng en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Civil Engineering en_US
dc.date.accept 2007
dc.identifier.accno 89564 en_US


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