Chapter 3. Computer Integrated Environments

  1. Ghassan Aouad1 and
  2. Yusuf Arayici MSC Programme Lecturer2

Published Online: 27 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317749.ch3

Requirements Engineering for Computer Integrated Environments in Construction

Requirements Engineering for Computer Integrated Environments in Construction

How to Cite

Aouad, G. and Arayici, Y. (2009) Computer Integrated Environments, in Requirements Engineering for Computer Integrated Environments in Construction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317749.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation University of Salford, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Business, Law and the Built Environment University of Salford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189453

Online ISBN: 9781444317749

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Keywords:

  • computer integrated environments (CIE);
  • CIE in construction industry;
  • web-based application using Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML);
  • requirements engineering (RE) for CIEs in construction;
  • Computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) and computer integrated construction (CIC);
  • Building information modelling (BIM) - internationally recognised concept;
  • AutoCAD Application Development System (ADS) prototype - architectural components of building;
  • CIE implementation in construction industry;
  • CIE system in Case Study 1 and Unified Modelling Language (UML);
  • CIE system activity diagram in Case Study 3

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Construction Industry and its Features

  • The Scope and Roles of CIE in Construction

  • Implementation of CIE in the Construction Industry

  • The CIE Case Study Project 1

  • The CIE Case Study Project 2

  • The CIE Case Study 3

  • The CIE Case Study 4

  • References