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Integrating a LiDAR Sensor in a UAV Platform to Obtain a Georeferenced Point Cloud
The combination of light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensors and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platforms have garnered considerable interest in recent years because of the wide range of applications performed through ...
Status of management of children´s vaccine supply chain in Peru
(Editorial Ciencias Medicas, 2022)
Introduction: Countries face different challenges in managing vaccine supply. In Peru, the process of vaccinating children has specific challenges such as geographical conditions, infrastructure and administrative issues. ...
A Comparative Analysis of Production Metrics across VDC Implementations
(American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2022)
Production metrics (PM) are important yardsticks for AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) teams to determine whether their projects are on track. This paper reports on research that looked for empirical evidence ...
Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Framework: A Current Review, Update and Discussion
Compared with other industries, construction has maintained one of the lowest growth rates in productivity and innovation over the last decades. Moreover, low compliance with schedule targets has remained a common issue ...
A Methodology for Embedding Building Information Modelling (BIM) in an Undergraduate Civil Engineering Program
Undergraduate programs face the permanent challenge of constantly transforming to keep an up-to-date curriculum according to globalization and internationalization processes. In the case of civil engineers, professional ...
Dataset of manually classified images obtained from a construction site
A manually classified dataset of images obtained by four static cameras located around a construction site is presented. Eight object classes, typically found in a construction environment, were considered. The dataset ...
Determination of Polypropylene Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Compressive Strength and Elasticity Modulus via Ultrasonic Pulse Tests
Compressive strength and elasticity modulus are the main mechanical properties of concrete. The non-destructive ultrasound pulse test can be used to determine these properties without compromising the structure’s integrity. ...
Effect of lithological and geotechnical characteristics on the generation of debris flows in the arid basin of Mirave, Peru
(Institute for Environmental Research in Hydrographic Basins (IPABHi), 2022)
Studies concerning the debris flows in mountain areas are relevant because of their potential negative effects on the human communities and infrastructure in their areas of influence. To advance the understanding of the ...
Exploring the relationship between mental health-related problems and undergraduate student dropout: A case study within a civil engineering program
Dropout has always been a concerning issue within higher education. This research explores the relationship between mental health-related problems and undergraduate students’ dropout rates amid the COVID-19 pandemic and ...
A methodology for embedding research competencies in an undergraduate civil engineering program
(Tempus Publications, 2021)
Research and its relationship with undergraduate education plays a decisive role in the training of new engineering professionals with a greater affinity for basic and applied research as a fundamental tool in their ...