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  • 1. IMPROVING SEPTIC TANK PERFORMANCE BY A NEW RATIONAL DESIGN APPROACH

    » ABSTRACT This study was aimed at developing a rational approach to septic tank design in order to reduce health risks associated with improperly treated effluent especially in developing countries. To this end, several research tools including questionnaires, pilot scale study and model formulation were employed. Questionnaires were used to conduct a preliminary study with a view to ascertaining p...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  106 engagements | 

  • 2. 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 »

    65 pages |  348 engagements | 

  • 3. THE RELEVANCE OF ROAD TO LIFE AND ITS ACTIVITIES

    » ABSTRACT This project involves the route survey which includes: reconnaissance survey, theodolite traversing and leveling operations as well as soil tests which includes; plastic limit test, liquid limit tests and moisture content determination, compaction tests and California bearing ratio tests. This project also involves the design of the pavement and the geometric design of the roadway. TABLE ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 4. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE – DUPLEX BUILDING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The 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 require...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  228 engagements | 

  • 5. INVESTIGATION OF ANAEROBIC PROCESSES IN SEPTIC TANK AS A WASTEWATER TREATMENT OP...

    » ABSTRACT This project, aimed at investigating the anaerobic processes in septic tank as a waste water treatment option using waste water from septic tank and Soakaway as sample A and B respectively. It was observed that after the  analysis, sample A (septic tank which has fresh waste water) has higher value in conductivity =1708us/ cm3, Total slid = 17490mg/l, Dissolved solid (16420mg/l), COD =...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  434 engagements | 

  • 6. SOIL SURVEY

    » ABSTRACT The soil investigation is the research carried out to assess the properties of water in a given volume of soil, the ratio of the weight of given volume of soil sample to the weight of an equal volume of water at a standard temperature and pressure, by knowing the percentage of the various grain sizes present in a soil, to distinguish between silt and clay, the quality and suitability of t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  346 engagements | 

  • 7. AN INVESTIGATION INTO QUALITY OF AGGREGATE IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION

    » ABSTRACT The current extensive use of low quality aggregate in Nigerian road for engineering applications is of concern because their appear to be a level of ignorance surrounding their existing properties and implications. This project was conceived for the purpose of comparing the crushed aggregate deposits in Isi Agu Abia State and mac Daniels Abakiliki. One sample each were obtained from diffe...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  378 engagements | 

  • 8. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH RETAINING IN A...

    »   PREFACE             This project is mainly concerned with the presentation of information basically on the structural detailing of reinforced concrete members of a story building, in a sloppy land with a retaining wall.  Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the idea of works of a structural engineer into working drawings for easier utilization in the b...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  449 engagements | 

  • 9. CONSTRUCTION OF A SIX RAISED PANEL DOOR

    »   TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0    Introduction 1.1    Definition of a panel door 1.2    Classification of a door 1.3    Objectives of the project 1.4    Significance of the project CHAPTER TWO 2.0    Timber 2.1    Definition of timber 2.2    Growth of timber 2.3    Types of timber 2.4    Conversion of timber   2.5    Methods of conversion of timber 2.6  ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  419 engagements | 

  • 10. THE WATER DRAINAGE PROBLEMS

    »   ABSTRACT This research work on the water drainage problems (A case study of IMT campus 3 Enugu), the scope of this research work covers every activity which has to do with the drainage problems, background to the subject matter, rational for the study and the limitations of the study, the research review as, the related literature about the authors and scholars, facts and opinions. The findings...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  605 engagements | 

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

    »   PREFACE             This is presentation of information on the detailing of structural members in Buildings. Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the ideal or works of a Structural Engineer in working drawings for easy utilization in the building construction works. Working drawing are produced by an architect and a structural Engineer for easy use by a...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 12. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MADE FROM VARIOUS AGGREGATE

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.1              INTRODUCTION This work was to present in one weight, the fundamental and practical information in the filed of the comparative analysis of the strength of concrete made from various aggregate which may be useful to people involve in civil and structural engineering and particularly, those that found pleasure in the design and related structure. Due to...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  447 engagements | 

  • 13. STRUCTURAL / REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

    »   PREFACE             This is presentation of information on the detailing of structural members in Buildings. Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the ideal or works of a Structural Engineer in working drawings for easy utilization in the building construction works. Working drawing are produced by an architect and a structural Engineer for easy use by a...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  422 engagements | 

  • 14. COMPARING THE STRENGHT AS BLOCKS MADE FROM CEMENT AND LATERITE SOIL CEMENT AND R...

    »     ABSTRACT             This case study is “comparing the strength of blocks made from: cement stabilized laterite blocks, cement stabilized red earth blocks and sand,  red earth and laterite blocks and mud blocks dried in the kiln.             This project implement the following analysis (1)               To  effect  reduction to the  rise in market ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  384 engagements | 

  • 15. THE EFFECT OF SEWAGE EFFLUENT ON THE PERMEABILITY OF SOIL

    »   ABSTRACT The ignorant of the effect of sewage effluent on the permeability and other engineering properties of soil has to a level, reduced the pace of development in terms of technology.     The wide use of soil, irrespective of the type in virtually all civil engineering projects across the globe today has given rise to numerous researches on way of improving the properties to meet the int...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  371 engagements | 

  • 16. STRATEGIES PROBLEM S AND PROSPECTS OF REFUSE MANAGEMENT

    »   TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0              Introduction 1.1       Statement of problem 1.2              Objective of the study 1.3              Significance of the study 1.4              Research questions 1.5              Scope of the study 1.6              Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO  LITERATURE REVIE...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  300 engagements | 

  • 17. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF A RETAINING WALL

    »   TABLE CONTENTS   CHAPTER ONE Introduction Retaining walls Cantilever rw Rankin theory Forces on cantilever rw Counterfort  rw Forces on counterfort rw The gravity rw Forces on gravity rw CHAPTER TWO Stability of retaining wall Soil properties of rws Drainage in rw Allowable bearing capacity CHAPTER THREE Procedure for the design of rw Analysis example Formwork in retaining walls CHAPTER FOUR ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  478 engagements | 

  • 18. THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MADE FROM VARIOUS AGGREGATE

    »   ABSTRACT The work has gone a long way in determining strength of concrete made of various aggregates such as granites stone, black gravel, washed gravel and surface gravel. Some factors such as porosity of the  aggregate temperature coursing lose of water plate form for mixing of concrete mix affect the workability and eventually the strength of concrete. This project work consist of using hyd...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  353 engagements | 

  • 19. ROUTE SURVEY AND DESIGN OF PAREMENT OF ROAD

    »   ABSTRACT             The project covers a view and detailed explanation of the route survey which in chider reconnaissance surrey, theologize traversing and levelling operation as well as soil tests which includes compaction test, mechanical analysis, plastic and liquid limits and CBR test.             The project also covers the design of pavement   and the geometric de...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  595 engagements | 

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

    » PREFACE 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 works. Working drawing are produced an engineer for easy use by the contractors. The processes detailing ...Continue Reading »

    27 pages |  362 engagements | 


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