Applied Mathematical Model for Construction Planning in a Housing Development Project

Grit Ngowtanasuwan


The paper presented a method for solving a construction planning problem in a housing development project using a mathematical model which is an integer linear programming for dividing house construction jobs to three contractors in a project case study. 169 units of the houses in the project would be constructed by the three contractors in two methods, conventional construction method and precast method. The results found a minimum construction cost of the project was 417.69 million baht (M$13.92), and within the total project duration of 72 months. Conclusions and recommendations were discussed in this article.

Keywords: Housing Development Project, Mathematical Model, Precast Concrete Construction.

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Housing Development Project, Mathematical Model, Precast Concrete Construction.

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