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  • Maintenance optimisation for wind turbines. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A. (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, School of Engineering, 2008-04)
    Wind is becoming an increasingly important source of energy for countries that ratify to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and mitigate the effects of global warming. Investments in wind farms are affected by ...
  • Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed (Association of Researchers in Construction Management. http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2011-1095-1104_Wilson_Kishk.pdf, 2011-09)
    WILSON, G. and KISHK, M., 2011. Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. In: C. EGBU and E.C.W. LOU, eds. Proceedings of the 27th Annual ARCOM conference. 5-7 September 2011. London: ARCOM. pp. 1095-1104.
    Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the ...
  • Optimisation of wind turbine inspection intervals. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A.; Watson, John; Kishk, Mohammed; Gordon, Heather (Multi-Science Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/030952408786411921, 2008-10)
    ANDRAWUS, J. A., WATSON, J., KISHK, M. and GORDON, H., 2008. Optimisation of wind turbine inspection intervals. Wind Engineering, 32 (5), pp. 477-490.
    The choice of correct inspection intervals poses a serious challenge to industries that utilise physical assets. Too short an interval increases operational cost and waste production time while too long an interval increases ...
  • Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/, 2014-09)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M., 2014. Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. In: A. B. RAIDEN and E. ABOAGYE-NIMO, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Annual ARCOM (Association of Researchers in Construction Management) Conference. 1-3 September 2014. Nottingham: ARCOM. Pp. 143-151.
    Following the failure of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and fossil fuel source applications for the provision of electricity in Nigeria, the country has been experiencing power energy shortages for over three ...
  • Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. 

    Baghdadi, Ahmad; Kishk, Mohammed (Diamond Congress Limited. Published under a Creative Commons CC BY NC ND licence. http://www.scribd.com/doc/270181066/CCC2015-Proceedings, 2015-06)
    BAGHDADI, A. and KISHK, M., 2015. Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. In: M. HAJDU and M.J. SKIBNIEWSKI eds. Creative Construction Conference 2015 Proceedings. 21-24 June 2015. Budapest: Diamond Congress Limited. Pp. 154-159.
    Airport projects are considered to be very complex, as they face a number of challenges which inevitably expose them to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the aviation sector is considered an important sector due to the fact that ...
  • The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A.; Watson, John; Kishk, Mohammed; Adam, Allan (Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/030952406779994141, 2006-12)
    ANDRAWUS, J. A. et al., 2006. The selection of a suitable maintenance strategy for wind turbines. Wind Engineering, 30 (6), pp. 471-486
    Common maintenance strategies applied to wind turbines include ‘Time-Based’ which involves carrying out maintenance tasks at predetermined regular-intervals and ‘Failure- Based’ which entails using a wind turbine until ...
  • A structured model for performance assessment in property management. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Pollock, Robert; Atta, Jummai (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2005)
    KISHK, M., POLLOCK, R. and ATTA, J., 2005. A structured model for performance assessment in property management. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 10(3), pp. 159-169
    There has been a dearth of material on property performance to aid property management practices. Besides, there is a seeming lack of structured processes for carrying out the performance measurement of properties. Basic ...
  • Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. 

    Kishk, Mohammed (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment, 2002)
    KISHK, M., 2002. Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 7(3), pp. 163-173
    The decisive role of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets is highlighted and existing techniques used to include these factors in the decision-making process are critically reviewed. ...
  • Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert; Aouad, Ghassan; Bakis, Nick; Sun, Ming (RICS, 2003)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R., AOUAD, G., BAKIS, N. and SUN, M., 2003. Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. RICS Research Paper Series, 4 (18)
    This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project ‘Developing An Integrated Database ...
  • Whole life costing optimisation with integrated logistics support considerations. 

    Bouachera, Taoufik (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, 2012-06)
    It has long been recognised that, in the military sector, the Integrated Logistics Support ILS can significantly enhance system effectiveness and add value to their competitiveness. Hence, it is not surprising that many ...
  • Wind Turbine Maintenance Optimisation: principles of quantitative maintenance optimisation 

    Andrawus, Jesse A.; Watson, John; Kishk, Mohammed (Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/030952407781494467, 2007-03)
    ANDRAWUS, J. A., WATSON, J. and KISHK, M., 2007. Wind turbine maintenance optimisation: principles of quantitative maintenance optimisation. Wind Engineering, 31 (2), pp. 101-110
    Maintenance optimisation is a crucial issue for industries that utilise physical assets due to its impact on costs, risks and performance. Current quantitative maintenance optimisation techniques include Modelling System ...