Noor Yasmin Zainun

Noor Yasmin Zainun
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia | uthm · Department of Construction and Architechure Engineering (JKPS)

PhD, Loughborough University.

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Floods have been reported to be an important disaster in any country and Malaysia has faced similar disasters in the past, resulting in disturbance in daily community routine issues, financial losses, infrastructure damage including railway tracks, bridges, roads, vehicles, properties, and the worst is the loss of lives. The Sarawak region of Malay...
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A stable methodology for conserving the natural environment has been a concern for developing countries. The fast-paced growth of urbanization generated significant demand for automobiles, leading to greater utilization of fuel. The consumption of fuel is fulfilled by the Filling Station (FS). An FS is undoubtedly an important facility, but it is r...
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Initial analyses to develop sustainable roof tile by using recycled crumb rubber.
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Brief introduction of risk management in construction projects.
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Rainwater harvesting system is an integrated environment friendly system that reduce the surface runoff which involve in the process of sustainable urban water resources development. One of the rainwater harvesting system component is water filtration system which able to ensure a good quality of harvested rainwater produced. Collected rainwater we...
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The present study aimed to optimize the decomposition of food wastes based two independent factors on effective microorganisms (EM) dose (0–50 mL) and temperature (40–50 �C) using Response Surface Methodology (RSM). The dependent variable included total nitrogen (TN) and total phosphorus (TP) increment. The results revealed that EM dose improved th...
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The concrete imprint that resembles slate, brick, and tile, stone or even wood is a popular alternative due to the cost and the ability to replicate natural stone tiles. Nevertheless, in Malaysia, the traditional way of making concrete imprint is through stamping pieces of flat rubber mould onto concrete. This method created problems such as longer...
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Household formation trend is closely linked with the numbers of population. Meanwhile, the formation of households is largely influenced by the composition of the adult population that are measured by headship rate. This paper attempts to project headship rate which acts as a main predictor in determine potential housing demands. Population and Hou...
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In construction sector TQM can be termed as a philosophy which guides construction professionals on the proper execution of construction projects in terms of quality. The aim of this paper is to discuss on quality management practice in construction sector. This paper evaluated five previous researches and the findings were discussed to find a conc...
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Housing industry in Malaysia is growing rapidly due to the increase in population and the arising of economic level of Malaysian people. Most residential houses are built according to the standard residential design that may lead to house renovation by the buyers after purchasing the house. A method of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) monitoring...
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Increasing population and economy status have contributed to the increasing volume of solid wastes produced in Malaysia and it creates problems on the existing solid waste management system. Ineffective waste management system was one of the issues that often discussed. The purpose of this study was to suggest the best method for managing food wast...
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Housing is one of the basic needs for human being. In Malaysia, there are most low cost and low medium cost houses being constructed due to high demand which in line with the fourth strategic objective outlined in the 10th Malaysia plan. The total number of population in Malaysia has increased by 0.17% from 17,563,420 in year 1991 to 27,565,821 in...
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Headship rate method is used to forecast population for housing demand. This paper presents the application of the method for forecasting population in Johor Bahru metropolitan city in Malaysia. Data used in the projection was based on census data of Johor Bahru provided by Department of Statistic Malaysia for the period of three years. Headship ra...
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Transportation is one of the important elements in solid waste management. Effective transportation by selecting the shortest route can save time and cost in handling the waste. Thus, this paper presents a case study on deciding shortest waste transportation route from residential area to sanitary landfill in Kluang district handled by Solid Waste...
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Illegal dumping of solid waste not only affecting the environment but also social life of communities, hence authorities should have an effective system to cater this problem. Malaysia is experiencing extensive physical developments and this has led to an increase of construction waste illegal dumping. However, due to the lack of proper data collec...
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Public Private Partnership (PPP) requires a project principal, which primarily is the government and private sector companies to work through a sharing of risks and benefits from a procured public sector project on a long-term collaborative basis. A similar type of procurement approach has been introduced in the United Kingdom (UK) in the early 199...
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Among the key challenges in construction industry sector faces are matching supply of and demand for affordable housing. It is very crucial to predict low-cost housing demand to match the demand and supply so that the government can plan the allocation of low cost housing based on the demand. In Johor, housing provision is very crucial due to urban...
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Forecasting accuracy is a primary criterion in selecting appropriate method of prediction. Even though there are various methods of forecasting however not all of these methods are able to predict with good accuracy. This paper presents an evaluation of two methods of population forecasting for housing demand. These methods are Autoregressive Integ...
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Construction projects are facing time and cost overrun globally. Since, this problem occurs due to various factors, hence for achieving successful construction projects, it is very important to control the responsible factors causing time and cost overrun. This study assessed the relevancy for each mitigation measures in relation with causative fac...
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In Malaysia, housing is divided into four categories, which are low cost housing, low medium cost housing, medium cost housing, and high cost housing. Demand and supply of housing is a major challenge to the country because it is one catalyst for social economic structure. The purpose of this research is to identify the factors of low-cost housing...
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Construction waste is a material of waste or excess building materials that are not used either in the original or debris from construction, structural repair, and improvement work, house demolishing, buildings and other structures. Wastes are from excess building materials from dredged material and stumps of structural repairs, improvements and wo...
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This system is design to assist authorities in managing solid waste illegal dumping in Malaysia. The system is a web based programme of geotagging platform which is able to report, alert and responds any incidents on illegal dumping using smart phone. To improve the system, an image possessing is added to quantify volume of the waste. Therefore the...
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Controlling time and cost overrun of construction projects is very crucial in achieving successful completion of any projects. Unfortunately, construction industry today is facing a major risk in achieving completion of project within estimated time and cost. This risk is caused by various factors. Aiming to treat this problem, this study presents...
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Housing is one of the basic needs of human. Population in Malaysia is increasing and expected to reach up to 35 million in year 2020. This phenomenon creates high demand for housing. To tackle the squatter problems, the government introduces low-cost housing. Low cost house is known as the government house, where the price is cheaper but still comf...
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Malaysian construction sector has not escaped from the problem of time overrun. Huge numbers of construction projects are experiencing this important issue of overrun in time nationwide. This might be because of poor project management. Thus; it is very important to develop a proper time management system. Further, due to the uniqueness of construc...
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Challenge of completing construction projects within estimated time frame is biggest concern amongst the practitioners. Several approaches and tools have been introduced over the past years to enhance the management of the construction projects. This paper has identified commonly used techniques and software packages of time management together wit...
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This study identified measures for controlling time and cost overrun factors since many projects are experiencing time and cost overrun which caused by exceeding schedule and budget of the projects. It is focusing for controlling time and cost overrun during execution stage of construction project in southern region of Malaysia. The controlling mea...
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Government of Malaysia has introduced low-cost housing schemes to tackle the squatter problems of citizens from lower income as they do not afford to have their own house. However, yet the demand of low cost housing has been higher than the available number of houses. This demand depends on various indicators which are important to know so that the...
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This paper explains the measurement of anthropometricdimensions ofprimary school children and investigation ofrisk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among primary school children. A total of 266 students within three different schools were participated in anthropometric data measurements and questionnaire survey of the MSDs p...
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Over the past decade, the growth of the housing construction in Malaysia has been increase dramatically. The level of urbanization process in the various states in Peninsular Malaysia is considered to be important in planning for low-cost housing needs. Recent studies have found the potential applications of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) particu...
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Over the past decade, the growth of the housing construction in Malaysia has been increase dramatically and the level of urbanization process in Malaysia is considered to be important in planning for low-cost housing needs. Unfortunately, there is a clear miss-match between the supply and the demand of low cost housing in Malaysia. Due to the probl...
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Over the past decade, the rate of growth of housing construction in Malaysia has been dramatic. The level of the urbanization process in the various states in Peninsular Malaysia is considered to be important in planning for low-cost housing needs. The aim of this study is to develop a Neural Networks model to forecast low-cost housing demand in Ba...
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There is a need to fully appreciate the legacy of Malaysia urbanization on aordable housing since the proportions ofurban population to total population in Malaysia are expected to increase up to 70% in year 2020. This study focusedin Johor Bahru, Malaysia one of the highest urbanized state in the country. Monthly time-series data have been usedto...
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The number of people who will live in urban areas is expected to double to more than five billion between 1990 to 2025. Therefore, accurate predictions of the level of aggregate demand for housing are very important. Various forecasting techniques have been developed using probabilistic, statistics, simulation or artificial intelligent. Hence, ther...

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The study intends to evaluate and identify barriers to the implementation of BIM-Lean construction and to identify potential areas in which BIM and Lean construction can be of value
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To forecast housing demand based on four types of housing in Malaysia which including low cost, low medium cost, medium cost and high cost housing. The system will assist housing development by matching supply of housing with the demand. It is hope no more under or over supply of housing in the future.
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To provide real time data for solid waste illegal dumping using geotagging adopted from Geographical Information System (GIS). Data provided including location, photos, type and severity of waste. The system will assist local authorities in managing solid waste illegal dumping in Malaysia.