Civil Engineering and Architecture Vol. 4(1), pp. 8 - 13
DOI: 10.13189/cea.2016.040102
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On-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) for Building and Construction Projects

Koorosh Gharehbaghi *
School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, Australia


The expectation of economic and performance-related benefits has led to the rapid penetration of computer-based Information Systems such as on-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) into all facets of a Building and Construction projects and their activities. While the benefits range from increased productivity to reduced working-capital needs; key advantages also includes the capability to increase production and services. These explicit key advantages are in contrast to the benefits of different systems such as Building Information Modeling (BIM). While Building Information Modeling (BIM) investigates general and broad aspects of information, the proposed Engineering Information Systems (EIS) specifically deals with the complex data and its related predicament. Engineering Information Systems (EIS) not only provides increased productivity through better operational process, but also enhances project environment. This paper will introduce on-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) for building and construction projects to improve productivity which in-turn will increase project's production and services level. In doing so this paper will also incorporates system methodology approach as a part of Engineering Information Systems (EIS) development. The key findings of this research indicate the importance of the inclusion of on-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) to assist with the administrating of large raw data generated during the design and construction of various building projects.

Engineering Information Systems (EIS), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Building and Construction Projects, EIS Interface and System Parameters

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Koorosh Gharehbaghi , "On-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) for Building and Construction Projects," Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 8 - 13, 2016. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2016.040102.

(b). APA Format:
Koorosh Gharehbaghi (2016). On-site Engineering Information Systems (EIS) for Building and Construction Projects. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 4(1), 8 - 13. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2016.040102.