The Fuzzy Time-Cost-Quality-Environment Trade-off Analysis of Resource-Constrained Multi-mode Construction Systems for Large-Scale Hydroelectric Projects

  • Huan Zheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 241)


This paper studies the fuzzy time-cost-quality-environment trade-off problem of construction project and establishes a decision making model with multiple modes under resource-constrained environment. The objective functions are to minimize the total project time, total resource cost, quality defect of all activities, and the environment impact. Furthermore, a fuzzy based adaptive-hybrid genetic algorithm is developed for finding feasible solutions. More specifically, our approach treats the uncertainty by using fuzzy expected value operator or fuzzy simulation. Finally, Jinping-II hydroelectric project was used as a practical example to demonstrate the practicality and efficiency of the method. Results and sensitivity analysis are presented to highlight the performances of our optimization method, which is very effective and efficient as compared with other algorithms.


Time-cost-quality-environment trade-off Multi-mode Construction project Fuzzy Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chongqing Technique and Business UniversityChongqingPeople’s Republic of China

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