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  • 1. BUILDING FAILURE AND COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA: THE INFLUENCE OF THE INFORMAL SECTOR

    » Abstract The occurrence of building failure and collapse has become a major issue of concern in the development of this nation as the magnitudes of this incident are becoming very alarming. This paper therefore examines the incidents of building failure/collapse in Nigeria. By focusing on six major states from each of the six geo political regions of the country, the paper examined the contribut...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  393 engagements | 

  • 2. IMPACT OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY CULTURE ON CONSTRUCTION PERFORMANCE

    » CHAPTER ONE Introduction An overview of construction quality and safety reveals many striking similarities for these two management concept. In some cases safety is considered a part of total quality management (TQM). In the international construction scene, the inclusion of both the traditional qualities and safety efforts within a TQM system is advocated by Dias and Curado (1996). They suggest t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  156 engagements | 

  • 3. STUDY OF FACTORS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION COST PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIAN CONSTRUCT...

    » ABSTRACT  Maintaining steady cost projection on construction projects had been until recently an issue of serious concern, both to the client and project contractors. Cost deviation from initial Cost plan, had been prevalent on Construction sites. However, little or no efforts has made to curtail the phenomenon, it is against this background that this research work attempt to study the factors th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  153 engagements | 

  • 4. BUILDING FAILURE AND COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA

    » Abstract The occurrence of building failure and collapse has become a major issue of concern in the development of this nation as the magnitudes of this incident are becoming very alarming. This paper therefore examines the incidents of building failure/collapse in Nigeria. By focusing on six major states from each of the six geo political regions of the country, the paper examined the contributo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  129 engagements | 

  • 5. STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

    » ABSTRACT This is the presentation of an information on the structural reinforcement detailing of concrete members.  Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the idea or works of a structural engineer into working drawing or easy utilization in the building construction n works.  Working drawing are produced an engineer for easy use by the contractors. The processes de...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  5 engagements | 

  • 6. EFFECTS OF AGGREGATE SIZES ON THE CONCRETE STRENGTH

    » ABSTRACT In the sense that the materials involved in this project were capital intensive more especially cement, so in carrying out the work one must have to be careful in the selection and collection of materials to be used in the casting of the concrete. The materials used are coarse aggregate (granite) fine aggregate (sand). The coarse aggregates used in this work were collected from ishiagu wh...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 7. MANAGEMENT OF MATERIALS ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION SITE

    »   Abstract The control of materials on construction sites is handled carelessly by planning and purchasing departments, site supervisors and engineers as well as contractor’s organization and this have been posing various problems to contractors in realizing reasonable profit margin. The research centered on the assessment of materials management on building projects in Ondo State Nigeria. Thi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  127 engagements | 

  • 8. USE OF FORM WORK DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH BUILDING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This research project is designed to critically assess the use of formwork design and construction of high rise building. The researcher has carried out an extensive research on how important well designed and constructed formwork could be in the construction of high rise building in Nigeria. The researcher in order to achieve this aim visited libraries, handouts, journals...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  128 engagements | 

  • 9. THE IMPLICATION AND BENEFIT OF THE USE OF SOFTWARES IN BUILDING PROJECT CONSTR...

    » Abstract Software is any set of machine readable instruction that directs a computer processor to perform specific operations. Microsoft project software (MS Project) is one of such software that is a program developed  and sold by Microsoft which is designed to assist a project  manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to task tracking work progress, managing the budget ,analyzing wo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  128 engagements | 

  • 10. MAINTENANCE AND SERVICING PROBLEMS OF SPECIALIST WORKS IN BUILDING

    » Abstract The study considered the maintenance and servicing problems of specialist works in buildings. It shall identify the cause of damages to these specialist works.  a unit of hero’s apartment Owerri was taken as a case study due to the on going maintenance work on the buildings for effective research work to be achieved,  questionnaires will be distributed to all the professionals on si...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  129 engagements | 

  • 11. THE IMPACT OF BUDGETING AND BUDGETARY CONTROL IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DELIVERY...

    » 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It is a known fact that the Nigerian construction industry continues to occupy an important position in the nation’s economy even though it contributes less than the manufacturing or other service industries, (Aibinu and Jagboro, 2002). The contribution of the construction industry to national economic growth necessitates improved efficiency in the industry by means o...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  113 engagements | 

  • 12. THE USE OF BUILDING SURVEY FOR MAINTENANCE OF BUILDING IN NIGERIA

    » Abstract This research project present the use of building survey for maintenance of buildings. It used analytic model and field studies on improper building maintenance to discuss the causes and remedial measures to be used. It was discovered that low level of awareness about building survey is the major problem of our building maintenance (i.e carrying out maintenance programme without proper in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  99 engagements | 

  • 13. CHALLENGES OF LOW COST HOUSING DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The world of building Industry is very wide and reach which covers all areas like production, Building maintenance, project management, project monitoring and evaluation, facilities and viability studies and building surveying etc.  and there is room in its for every person who want to learn, experience and practices to see above all how to provide good shelter for the g...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  93 engagements | 

  • 14. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Today‘s construction projects become more complex in nature. The complex,relational and lengthy process of designing and building makes construction a process in which disputes are virtually ensured. Furthermore, the involvement of multidisciplinary in the construction project also leads toconflicts among the parties. It seems that conflict and di...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  92 engagements | 

  • 15. IMPROVING URBAN RESIDENTS AWARENESS OF THE IMPACT OF HOUSEHOLD ACTIVITIES ON CLI...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  90 engagements | 

  • 16. MULTIVARIATE APPROACH TO BENCH MARKING QUALITY PREDICTION PARAMETERS IN BUILDI...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 17. MULTIVARIATE APPROACH TO BENCH MARKING QUALITY PREDICTION PARAMETERS IN BUILDIN...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  145 engagements | 

  • 18. AN APPROACH TO APPLICATION OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING MAINTENANCE O...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective interna...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  133 engagements | 

  • 19. EXPERT SYSTEM APPROACH TO OVERCOMING EXCESSIVE COST ON BUILDING SITES

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  118 engagements | 

  • 20. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ARCHITECTURE AND ...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  96 engagements | 

  • 21. EXPERT SYSTEM – BASED COST PREDICTIVE MODEL FOR BUILDING WORKS

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  102 engagements | 

  • 22. IMPORTANCE OF INCENTIVES IN ENHANCING WORKERS PERFORMANCE IN CONSTRUCTION INDUST...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  98 engagements | 

  • 23. AN APPROACH TO APPLICATION OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING MAINTENANCE O...

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  98 engagements | 

  • 24. PARADIGM FOR TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING MAINTENANCE OPERATION

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  123 engagements | 

  • 25. MANAGING RETENTION IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PROJECTS

    » CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control 2.2 Factors that characterize effective internal ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  166 engagements | 


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