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The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., & Olawale, O. (2019, July). The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

The construction industry is the least digitised sector in the world and it contributes significantly less, in terms of productivity, to the global economy than its average potential. Current trends in the construction industry are aimed at leveragin... Read More

Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Olawale, O., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Kusimo, H., Gbadamosi, A., Akinosho, T., …Kadiri, K. (2019, July). Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

Over the years, the world has moved towards an unprecedented level of urbanisation as half of the world’s total population live in cities. This trajectory of rapid urbanisation has greatly improved the modern economy as well as the standard of living... Read More

Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption (2019)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J., Oyedele, L., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., Akinade, L., Bilal, M., & Owolabi, H. (2019). Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption. Journal of Building Engineering, 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100868

The construction industry is a major economic sector, but it is plagued with inefficiencies and low productivity. Robotics and automated systems have the potential to address these shortcomings; however, the level of adoption in the construction indu... Read More

Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria (2019)
Presentation / Conference
kadiri, K. (2019, June). Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

A city is a large human settlement that have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organizations and businesses, sometimes b... Read More

Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees (2019)
Journal Article
Owolabi, A., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ajayi, S., Akinade, O., & Muhammad, B. (in press). Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-05-2018-0055

Although the UK Guarantee Scheme for Infrastructures (UKGSI) was introduced in 2012 to address the huge financing gap for critical infrastructures, PFI sponsors have so far guaranteed only few projects. Many stakeholders in the project finance indust... Read More

Big Data analytics system for costing power transmission projects (2019)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J., Oyedele, L., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., & Akinade, O. (in press). Big Data analytics system for costing power transmission projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,

Inaccurate cost estimates have significant impacts on the final cost of power transmission projects and erode profits. Methods for cost estimation have been investigated thoroughly, but they are not used widely in practice. The purpose of this study... Read More

Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Monyei, C. G., Akinade, O. O., & Akanbi, L. A. (2019). Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 41, 100926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2019.100926

The emerging technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data can be utilised to derive knowledge and support applications for energy-efficient buildings. Effective prediction of heating and cooling demands is fundamental in building energy... Read More

Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X., & Fong, K. (2019). Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles. Journal of Power Sources, 429, 127-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.095

In hot-humid cities, conventional trigeneration can be reduced to combined cooling and power system. Solid oxide fuel cell is a high-temperature prime mover with high electrical efficiency, its efficiency may be further boosted up with bottoming cycl... Read More

Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain (2019)
Report
Davila Delgado, J. M. (2019). Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain

The Vision Network, a mix of academics and industry experts, conducted a study into the levels of adoption of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies in the UK’s Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) sectors. A mixed... Read More

Integrating construction supply chains within a circular economy: An ANFIS-based waste analytics system (A-WAS) (2019)
Journal Article
Akinade, O. O., & Oyedele, L. O. (2019). Integrating construction supply chains within a circular economy: An ANFIS-based waste analytics system (A-WAS). Journal of Cleaner Production, 229, 863-873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.232

The circular economy agenda makes it paramount for construction supply chains to reduce material waste. Although a collaborative platform called Building Information Modelling (BIM) offers a means of supply chains integration, it has not been efficie... Read More

Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south (2019)
Journal Article
Monyei, C. G., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Luo, X. J. (in press). Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south. Energy Research and Social Science,

The unavailability of tangible policy benchmarks continues to mitigate against sustainable electrification in the global south. Furthermore, incoherent policy benchmarks as to what should constitute clean energy allow for varying interpretations and... Read More

Critical Success Factors (CSFs) for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP mega projects (2019)
Journal Article
Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O., & Muhammad, B. (in press). Critical Success Factors (CSFs) for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP mega projects. Journal of Management in Engineering,

This study investigates project financiers' perspectives on the bankability of completion risk in Private Finance Initiatives and Public Private Partnerships (PFI/PPP) mega projects. Using a mixed methodology approach, focus group discussions with fi... Read More

Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X., & Fong, K. (2019). Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application. Applied Energy, 242, 570-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.149

The multi-energy system that contains the highly coupled energy supply equipment units can be adopted to simultaneously satisfy the cooling, heating and electrical energy demands. Owing to the complex nature of multiple supplies and demands, an integ... Read More

Disassembly and Deconstruction Analytics System (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy (2019)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L., Oyedele, L., Omoteso, K., Bilal, M., Akinade, O., Ajayi, A., …Owolabi, H. (2019). Disassembly and Deconstruction Analytics System (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 223, 386-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.172

Despite the relevance of building information modelling for simulating building performance at various life cycle stages, Its use for assessing the end-of-life impacts is not a common practice. Even though the global sustainability and circular econo... Read More

Changing significance of embodied energy: A comparative study of material specifications and building energy sources (2019)
Journal Article
Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., & Olusegun, M. I. (2019). Changing significance of embodied energy: A comparative study of material specifications and building energy sources. Journal of Building Engineering, 23, 324-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.02.008

Despite the increasing significance of embodied impacts of buildings, efforts to reduce their environmental footprints have been concentrated on the operational impacts of buildings. This study investigates the changing significance of embodied carbo... Read More

Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonisation (2019)
Journal Article
Monyei, C. G., Sovacool, B. K., Brown, M. A., Jenkins, K. E. H., Viriri, S., & Li, Y. (2019). Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonisation. Electricity Journal, 32(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2019.01.005

Drawing from examples in Germany, California, and Australia, we show that large scale integration of renewable energy in existing electricity grids does not necessarily lead to cheaper electricity, the strengthening of energy security, or the enhance... Read More

Development of clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis strategy for chilled water system (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X., Fong, K., Sun, Y., & Leung, M. (2019). Development of clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis strategy for chilled water system. Energy and Buildings, 186, 17-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.01.006

This paper presents a new clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis (SFDD) strategy for chilled water system. For data clustering, k-means algorithm was used and the optimal quantity of clusters was determined by Davis-Bouldin value. With... Read More

Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly (2019)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A., Mahamadu, A., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., & Aigbavboa, C. (2019). Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly. Journal of Cleaner Production, 215, 1180-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.113

The lack of adequate consideration of the underlying factors affecting the methods of building assembly often results in inefficiencies in the uses of building materials, equipment and manpower. These inefficiencies are further compounded by the natu... Read More

Dynamic relationship between embodied and operational impacts of buildings (2019)
Journal Article
Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., & Dauda, J. A. (2019). Dynamic relationship between embodied and operational impacts of buildings. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 16(2), 70-81. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-05-2018-0048

Purpose: Buildings and their construction activities consume a significant proportion of mineral resources excavated from nature and contribute a large percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere. As a way of improving the sustainability of building construc... Read More

Design optimisation and performance appraisal of a combined cooling, heating and power system primed with Maisotsenko combustion turbine cycle (2018)
Journal Article
Zhu, G., Chow, T., Fong, K., Lee, C., & Luo, X. (2018). Design optimisation and performance appraisal of a combined cooling, heating and power system primed with Maisotsenko combustion turbine cycle. Energy Conversion and Management, 177, 91-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.09.048

Buildings are the significant primary energy consumption and pollutant emission contributors in a modern city. Distributed multi-generation systems such as combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) systems are considered an alternative to fulfil the... Read More