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  • 1. MODELLING OF COST OVERRUNS IN BUILDING PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT Construction of building projects is an endeavour that involves capital expenditure, which is either borrowed or self financed by clients. The expected outcome of such expenditure is value for money, which is usually dictated by project objectives of cost, time and quality. Project cost, as a project objective, is a crucial determinant of project success in the prevailing economic challen...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 2. GREEN BUILDING AS INNOVATION IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    » ABSTRACT Green building as innovation in Nigeria building industry is experiencing a technological growth similar in scale to that of the entire industrial revolution. This shows the level reached so far by construction industry to the effect of progress. Construction materials and processes are changing in response to divers environmental concerns, globalization, increased competition, advance in...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  54 engagements | 

  • 3. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS A FUNCTION OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PERFORMANCE

    » ABSTRACT Poor performance of construction projects is one of the major cause for concern in the construction industry. Many of the construction projects executed in Nigeria experienced several challenges ranging from simple to complex issues. This paper therefore, examines factors affecting the performance of construction projects, their effects on the economic development and the impact of the fa...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  46 engagements | 

  • 4. COMPARISONS OF PROCUREMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADITIONAL AND LABOUR-ONLY PROCUR...

    » Abstract Procurement characteristics of Traditional and Labour only are compared in some selected states of Nigeria. The objective of this study is to examine if procurement risks, generation of claims, variations to original design, control of sub contractors and procurement prospects are the same for both methods. The study obtains its primary data through the use of designed questionnaires that...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 5. COMPARATIVE OF CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES OF INNOVATIVE AND CONVENTIONAL BUILDING

    » ASTRACT Building, civil engineering and heavy engineering projects are major contributions from the construction industry to national development. Buildings occupy the central focus of any infrastructural development and it is constructed to basically provide the citizenry with safe and comfortable enclosure for abode, business and industrial activities in enclosures free from the vagaries of the ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  49 engagements | 

  • 6. AN EVALUATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS THAT LEAD TO ABANDONMENT OF PUBLIC BU...

    » ABSTRACT The successful implementation of building projects may be impaired without a good knowledge of the environmental factors that contribute to building projects abandonment and this abandonment makes it difficult to achieve the benefit to be derived from the projects. The aim of the study was to evaluate the environmental factors that lead to abandonment of public building projects, with a v...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  56 engagements | 

  • 7. AN ASSESSMENT OF CONTRACTOR’S RISKS EXPOSURE WITHIN SOME STANDARD FORMS OF BUI...

    » ABSTRACT Construction projects are subjected to several risks due to different activities involved. The activities are performed by several parties under different circumstances. Among the various stakeholders the Contractor has been identified to be the party that carries the highest number of risks. They are mostly exposed to contractual risks which occur as a function of contract provisions and...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 8. EFFECTIVE WAYS OF CONTROLLING EROSION IN A BUILDING SITE

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY  The development of soil erosion began when man settled down and started turning pasture land into farmland. The intensive exploitation of the land disturbed the natural soil vegetative cover and exposed its, surface to the effect of erosive agents and to introduce such forms of agriculture that did not destroy the land t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  431 engagements | 

  • 9. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF TWO STOREY BUILDING

    »       INTRODUCTIONIn other to provide information to contractors in a construction industry for works to be carried out on sites, drawings are produce, which serves as means of communication are used by designers in every engineering specters.For those reason, the works are mostly work of a structural engineer to design a construction of structure for sheltering to be completed, such as road, b...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  388 engagements | 

  • 10. DESIGN OF ROAD PAVEMENTS DESIGNING OF ROAD PAVEMENT LINKING FEDERAL SECRETARIAT ...

    »   ABSTRACT This thesis on a project undertaken by the author is aimed at providing explanation of the basic theory of the work of road design and its associated activities also, to cover practical methods of working.In pursuit of the meaningful completion this project a lot of investigation was embarked with principles and practice of road construction. The total distance of route was determined ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  367 engagements | 

  • 11. GROUNDWATER DEVELOPMENT FOR PORTABLE WATER SUPPLY

    »     ABSTRACT Groundwater hydrology may be defined as the science of the occurrence distribution, and movement of water below the surface of the earth. Geochydrology has an identical connotation, and hydrogeology differs only by its greater emphasis on geology. Utilization of groundwater dates from ancient times, although an understanding of the occurrence and movement of subsurface water as part...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  400 engagements | 

  • 12. STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH ...

    »         INTRODUCTIONBefore a designer can relate his requirements dearly in a construction industry, a drawing is to be prepared; this is because the drawing serves as a general means of communication. Thus, the drawing is adopted mostly, then other means of communication in engineering sectors.A structured engineer mostly engages himself in designs on construction of structures. Like roads, b...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  385 engagements | 

  • 13. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE - DUPLEX

    »   INTRODUCTIONThe work in the construction industry involves the client, the Architect, the Engineer, the quantity surveyor and the builders. A structural project is initiated by the Engineer (Civil Engineer).The process of designing begins with the Engineers appreciation of the client’s requirements. After the specification given to the Engineer by Architect according to the requirement of the...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  344 engagements | 

  • 14. RELEVANCE OF ROAD TO LIFE AND IT'S ACTIVITIES

    »     GENERAL INTRODUCTIONThe relevance of road to life and its activities cannot be over emphasized.Road is as old as the origin of man and plays a vital role in the life of the people in communities, states, countries. It is quite obvious that life would have been very difficult without the existence of roads. Nigeria for instance acknowledged the importance of road such that the local, state an...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  326 engagements | 

  • 15. EFFLUENT IMPACT ON WATER QUALITY

    »     ABSTRACT This project work was aimed at determining the effect of effluent on Aba River. This became pertinent owing to the fact that companies discharge their effluent into the river without treatment. Four different samples were collected from four locations and analyzed, which include Upstream Sample (A), Unilever Effluent (B), Nigeria Breweries Effluent (C), and Down Stream Sample (D).Th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  320 engagements | 

  • 16. ASSESSMENT OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF HYDROLOGIC CYCLE TO THE WATER QUALITY PROFILE

    »   ABSTRACT This Research or project is on the Assessment of the contributions of the hydrologic cycle to the water quality profile of Otamiri River. Since the quality of the River is polluted by the waste from different sources. This project or research which its objective is to find out exactly the contributions of the hydrologic cycle to the water quality of otamiri river and the health implica...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  277 engagements | 

  • 17. ROAD DETERIORATION

    »   ABSTRACT This project report is a study carried out to determine the causes and remedies to road deterioration. A case study of Naze Junction to Futo Gate Road, this study talks about the existence and development of tacks, researches made to discover the causes and remedies of road deterioration, the road structure/road maintenances. This project covers the methods used to determine the cause...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  293 engagements | 

  • 18. INVESTIGATION INTO ASCERTAIN THE CAUSES OF FAILURE AND PRESENT TRAFFIC CAPACITY ...

    »     ABSTRACT   The essence of this project work is to look into the causes of highway failure and the different types of failure which are presented along the Eliozu New Airport road in Obio/Akpor L.G.A in River state, taken as a case study. Some factors identify as being responsible for the failure of the chosen road section includes, poor sub grade soil with questionable material. Ground wate...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  296 engagements | 

  • 19. INVESTIGATION INTO CAUSES OF BUILDING COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA

    »     ABSTRACT Investigation Into Causes Of Building Collapse In Nigeria project material. Please, sit back and study the below research material carefully. DO NOT copy word for word. UniProjects aim of providing Investigation Into Causes Of Building Collapse In Nigeria project research material is to reduce the stress of moving from one school library to another all in the name of searching for I...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  397 engagements | 

  • 20. EFFECTS OF SALT WATER ON CONCRETE

    »     ABSTRACT This project is carried out to know the effects of salt water on concrete. Salt water has salinity of about 3.5%. in that, about 78% is sodium chloride and 15% is chloride and sulphate of magnesium. The result gotten from the experiment being carried out shows different result from the mix design, casting, curing and crushing of different dates of each cubes. The compressive strengt...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  449 engagements | 


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