Theses and Dissertations
This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. The collection contains a very large number of theses electronically available that were granted from 1947's to 2009, 90% of theses granted from 2009-2014, and 100% of theses granted from April 2014 to the present (as long as the theses are not under temporary embargo by agreement with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research). IMPORTANT NOTE: To conduct a comprehensive search of all UofA theses granted and in University of Alberta Libraries collections, search the library catalogue at www.library.ualberta.ca - you may search by Author, Title, Keyword, or search by Department. To retrieve all theses and dissertations associated with a specific department from the library catalogue, choose 'Advanced' and keyword search "university of alberta dept of english" OR "university of alberta department of english" (for example). Past graduates who wish to have their thesis or dissertation added to this collection can contact the ERA Mediated HelpDesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Integrated Production Planning and Control System for Prefabrication of Panelized Construction for Residential BuildingDownload
Panelized construction has been recognized as a promising approach to residential construction. However, its full potential in terms of productivity improvement has not yet been realized due to the absence of an automated production planning and control system. This research thus conceives an...
The occupational indoor air quality (IAQ) during construction plays a major role in workers' health and safety as construction activities frequently generate airborne pollutants. Exposure to dusts, fumes, fibres and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can cause health issues such as lung cancer,...