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A comparative of building condition assessment method used in asia countries: a review

Tajol Anuar, M. Z. and Sarbini, N. N. and Ibrahim, I. S. (2019) A comparative of building condition assessment method used in asia countries: a review. In: 10th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference 2018, 13-15 Nov 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia.


Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/513/1/012029


This paper presents a comparative study of methods building condition assessment used in Asian countries. The following methods were compared: a Malaysia method to assess buildings condition, an Indian, Hong Kong and Singapore method about buildings condition assessment and the assessment methods. The comparative analysis included three tasks. First, every approach was described separately. Then, the main features of the methods were compared. Finally, some guidelines to improve or strengthen the Malaysia method were drawn. Main differences of the methods are the objectives and scope of the assessment, the assessment criteria, the type final results obtained and type of surveyor. The main similarities are that the assessment is carried out mainly by visual inspection method, the scope of inspection had to assess structural element and the tools developed for its implementation. Malaysia method should maintain the present assessment model, suggests a website to manage the entire assessment procedure such as document form related to assessment, checklist and guideline. Thus, the summary of this paper shall improvise Malaysia method from perspective defect process or factor, Non Destructive Test (NDT) test procedure and selection of the concrete repair material.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:assessment criteria, assessment procedure, comparative analysis
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:90070
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Mar 2021 13:57
Last Modified:29 Mar 2021 13:57

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