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International Journal of Engineering Technology and Construction, 2024, 5(1); doi: 10.38007/IJETC.2024.050104.

The Application and Future Trend of Digital Technology in Civil Engineering


Hui Yu, Wei Xue

Corresponding Author:
Wei Xue

Shandong Geological Surveying and Mapping Institute, Jinan, Shandong, China


The application of digital technology in civil engineering is becoming increasingly widespread and covers aspects such as modeling and simulation, data analysis and monitoring, intelligent structures, and smart cities. This article reviews the current state of digital technology applications in civil engineering, focusing on building information modeling (BIM), drone technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and big data analytics. Additionally, the article explores future trends in digital technology for civil engineering, including smart building design, smart city construction, automated construction, and intelligent monitoring systems. Overall, digital technology has revolutionized the efficiency and quality of civil engineering projects with promising prospects for future development and innovation.


Digital Technology, Civil Engineering, Drone Technology, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Smart Cities

Cite This Paper

Hui Yu, Wei Xue. The Application and Future Trend of Digital Technology in Civil Engineering. International Journal of Engineering Technology and Construction (2024), Vol. 5, Issue 1: 29-41. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJETC.2024.050104.


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