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  • Dear Oanh Le, To a greater level of cost certainty by utilising the softwares like Revit + Naviswork + #bexel + primavera/ msp + costx etc.  BIM can gain value for the management to make decisions related to the commercial and save cost from collaborating ...

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    RE: Cost Estimating

    Hi Oanh, I like your question. I understand your concern The meaning of "completing cost estimating reports" can be subject to interpretation. In theory, some numbers are found as the result of the performed calculations that can be taken as figures of ...

  • From my experience, Rule of Thumb is the interpolation of your Experience High and Low. For Cost Estimation, there are a lot of things to be considered. - Industry, Discipline, Building, Infrastructure, Machines, Military, Type of Expenses- Opt./Capital. ...

  • Hi ASCE, I found a topic on LinkedIn that I am close it. I will include the link below. I am not working on these projects but I wanted to know what this topic would be considered as in the transportation study. Boston is planning and exploring new ...

  • Hi Peter Yu, The traffic lighting systems are for drivers to communicate with eachother and manage driving behavior without having to directly communicate with other drivers. Some speed limits are fast and dangerous and the yellow light is to warn drivers ...

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  • Hi Muhammad Azam Khan, In Arizona there's a project started by Bill Gates who is creating a smart city and there's some mention of autonomous vehicles interacting with the city although there's not much detail shared about it's making. The project ...

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    Cost Estimating

    Hi ASCE, Does anyone have a rule of thumb when completing cost estimating reports for projects? From my understanding of it the reports change as the project becomes materialized from concept to final.  What are some changes that you learned about ...

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  • Muhammed, With the rapid changes in types of transportation, there are a variety of interesting areas that have not been researched yet.  Depending on your own personal interest, a few of the topics that might be fascinating in Peshawar . .  1. Rail ...

  • Dear Friends! I would like to draw in your notice that I am going to start research in Transportaion System. I need topics or ideas from my research. Kindly suggest me good ideas. Your idea means a lot for me. Thanks. ------------------------------ Muhammad ...

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