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21. Addressing Security in the Early Stages of the Project Life Cycle
Published: 8/1/2006
Authors: Benjamin Matthews, Jonathan Sylvie, Edd Gibson, Stephen R Thomas, Robert E Chapman, Sang-Hoon Lee
Abstract: This article summarizes the first phase of a three-phase research effort to develop and deploy best practices for project security on industrial projects. It shows how to address security early in the project life cycle and its impacts on the capital ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860114

22. Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Tool for Chem/Bio Protection of Buildings: Software Primer
Published: 3/1/2006
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Priya D Lavappa, Amy S. Rushing
Abstract: Economic tools are needed to help the owners and managers of commercial and institutional buildings to select cost-effective combinations of protection strategies against the release of chemical and biological agents. Economic tools include evaluati ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860097

23. Cost-Effectiveness Tool Primer: Software Overview
Published: 1/31/2006
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Amy S. Rushing
Abstract: Economic tools are needed to help the owners and managers of buildings, industrial facilities, and other critical infrastructure to select cost-effective combinations of mitigation strategies that respond to natural and man-made hazards. Economic to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860094

24. Inadequate Interoperability: A Closer Look at the Costs
Published: 9/1/2005
Author: Robert E Chapman
Abstract: The 2004 NIST interoperability cost study estimated an annual cost burden of $15.8 billion due to inadequate interoperability in the capital facilities segment of the U.S. construction industry. The $15.8 billion estimate is the sum of individual an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860092

25. Economic Value of Combined Best Practice Use
Published: 7/1/2005
Authors: S H Lee, Stephen R Thomas, C L Macken, Robert E Chapman, R L Tucker, I H Kim
Abstract: This paper measures the value of best practices based on data taken from the Construction Industry Institute Benchmarking and Metrics database. A three-step process provides the basis for measuring the potential benefits of increased best practice u ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860112

26. Cost-Effective Responses to Terrorist Risks in Constructed Facilities.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7073
Published: 12/1/2004
Authors: Robert E Chapman, C J Leng
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101406

27. Impacts of Design/Information Technology on Project Outcomes
Published: 7/1/2004
Authors: Stephen R Thomas, S H Lee, J D Spencer, R L Tucker, Robert E Chapman
Abstract: This paper describes a collaborative effort by industry, government, and academia to evaluate the use of design/information technology (D/IT) and to relate the degree of use to project performance. A detailed statistical analysis of 297 projects in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860908

28. Software for Optimizing Protection of Constructed Facilities
Published: 6/1/2004
Authors: Amy S. Rushing, C J Leng, Robert E Chapman, Harold E. Marshall
Abstract: Owners and managers of constructed facilities need help in optimizing protection against low-probability, extreme events, such as natural hazards and terrorist acts. Economic theory helps decision makers choose among engineering alternatives, manage ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860086

29. Cost-Effective Responses to Terrorist Risks in Constructed Facilities
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7073
Published: 3/1/2004
Authors: Robert E Chapman, C J Leng
Abstract: The owners and managers of constructed facilities face the challenge of responding to potential future terrorist attacks in a financially responsible manner. The Office of Applied Economics (OAE) in the Building and Fire Research Laboratory at the N ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860084

30. Application of Life-Cycle Cost Analysis to Homeland Security Issues in Constructed Facilities: A Case Study
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7025
Published: 10/1/2003
Author: Robert E Chapman
Abstract: The Office of Applied Economics, a unit of the Building and Fire Research Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is developing economic tools - evaluation methods and software for implementing these methods - for evaluating ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860079



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