Optimization and Control Methods in Industrial Engineering and Construction

  • Honglei Xu
  • Xiangyu Wang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Changzhi Wu, Xiangyu Wang, Kok Lay Teo, Lin Jiang
    Pages 11-34
  3. Dejan P. Jovanović, Philip K. Pollett
    Pages 85-105
  4. Hongming Yang, Dangqiang Zhang, Ke Meng, Mingyong Lai, Zhao Yang Dong
    Pages 139-160
  5. Changzhi Wu, Xiangyu Wang, Jiang Lin
    Pages 161-177
  6. S. Mahdi Hosseinian, David G. Carmichael
    Pages 259-296

About this book


This book presents recent advances in optimization and control methods with applications to industrial engineering and construction management. It consists of 15 chapters authored by recognized experts in a variety of fields including control and operation research, industrial engineering, and project management. Topics include numerical methods in unconstrained optimization, robust optimal control problems, set splitting problems, optimum confidence interval analysis, a monitoring networks optimization survey, distributed fault detection, nonferrous industrial optimization approaches, neural networks in traffic flows, economic scheduling of CCHP systems, a project scheduling optimization survey, lean and agile construction project management, practical construction projects in Hong Kong, dynamic project management, production control in PC4P, and target contracts optimization.
The book offers a valuable reference work for scientists, engineers, researchers and practitioners in industrial engineering and construction management.


Construction Engineering and Management Control Industrial Engineering Operation Research Optimization

Editors and affiliations

  • Honglei Xu
    • 1
  • Xiangyu Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept of Mathematics & StatisticsCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.School of Built EnvironmentCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-8043-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-8044-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-8986
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-8994
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