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  • 1. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE - DUPLEX BUILDING

    » PREFACE In structural detailing, the project is initiated by the structural engineer. The architectural drawings are prepared by the architect to the required scale and specification given to him by the client. The structural engineer designs the structural frame work of the building and specification required such as slab, beam, column and foundation. For proper clearification and understanding, ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 2. A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR PREDICTION OF THE STRENGTH OF SANCRETE CEMENT BLOCK

    » [APPLICATION OF HENRY SCHEFFE’S AND OSADEBE’S CONCRETE OPTIMISATION THEORY] Abstract Sandcrete blocks are prismatic units manufactured from lean (sand cement) mortar mixes and are the predominant walling materials used in buildings in Nigeria and other countries. Although the blocks are preferred to other similar walling material such as bricks and concrete blocks due to the availabili...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  128 pages |  6,226 engagements | 

  • 3. STRATEGIES PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF REFUSE MANAGEMENT

    » ABSTRACT The one time held historical and cultural reputation the Enugu city was the cleanest city in Nigeria is fast fading away. in its place great Pyramids of  refuse are found at every junction and street corner begging for removal despite of public out cry, public enlightenment programmes on personal hygiene and environmental health. The refuse heaps blocks the gutters and drain, obstruct tr...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,546 engagements | 

  • 4. HYDRAULIC MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION OF WASTE STABILIZATION POND DESIGN FOR DEVEL...

    » ABSTRACT  Wastewater stabilization ponds (WSPs) have been identified and are used extensively to provide wastewater treatment throughout the world. It is often preferred to the conventional treatment systems due to its higher performance in terms of pathogen removal, its low maintenance and operational cost. A review of the literature revealed that there has been limited understanding on the fa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  6,602 engagements | 

  • 5. COMPARING THE STRENGHT AS BLOCKS MADE FROM (1) CEMENT AND LATERITIC SOIL (2)CEME...

    » 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 price of sand (fine aggregate), cement blocks to substitute literate blocks. (2) To d...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  26 pages |  6,766 engagements | 

  • 6. MODELS FOR PREDICTING THE STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SAND-QUARRY DUST BLOCKS

    » ABSTRACT   In this work, models for predicting six structural characteristics and cost of sand quarry dust blocks were developed. Three model equations namely Scheffe’s simplex lattice design (pseudo component), Scheffe’s simplex lattice design (component proportion) and Osadebe’s model were developed for each property.   The properties investigated were Compressive strength, Water absorp...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,150 engagements | 

  • 7. THE EFFECT OF BIOREMEDIATION ON THE COMPACTION PARAMETERS, CBR, AND PERMEABILITY...

    » ABSTRACT       Environmental pollution with petroleum and petrochemical products has been recognized as one of the most important and serious challenges facing environment engineers. Disposal from mechanic sites, accidental leakages from petroleum carrying ships, vandalization of pipelines, have all contributed to the current common oil pollution in Nigeria today.   The currently used physical...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,014 engagements | 

  • 8. EFFECT OF LOCUST BEAN WASTE ASH ON CEMENT-MODIFIED BLACK COTTON SOIL

    » ABSTRACT   Black cotton soil classified as an A 7 6 (24) soil on AASHTO classification collected from new Marte area of Borno state was modified with up to 4% cement and LBWA up to 8% by weight of the soil. The effect of locust bean waste ash (LBWA) on the cement modified soil was studied with respect to particle size distribution , Atterberg limits, compaction characteristics and shear strength ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,036 engagements | 

  • 9. ISO-SAFETY DESIGN OF FLAT SLABS IN ACCORDANCE WITH EUROCODE 2

    » ABSTRACT   This research work focuses on the development of Iso safety design charts for flexural design of flat slabs at predefined reliability levels in accordance with Eurocode 2 (2004) design criteria. Constitutive models for reinforcing steel and concrete were selected in accordance with the Eurocode 2 design requirements and subsequently the flexural limit state function was derived. Charts...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,580 engagements | 

  • 10. RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS SUBJECT TO FATIGUE

    » ABSTRACT     In this thesis the reliability analysis of reinforced concrete bridge decks subjected to high cycle fatigue was undertaken. A simply supported (single span) reinforced concrete bridge deck was specifically used for the investigation. The statistical models of capacity loss were derived. The uncertainties in structural resistance and the applied loadings were fully accommodated using...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,629 engagements | 

  • 11. STOCHASTIC ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIAN TIMBERS FOR BRIDGE DECKS IN ACCORDANCE TO AASH...

    »   ABSTRACT   This work provides results for stochastic safetyevaluation of Nigerian timbers for bridge decks in accordance to American Association of State Transportation and Highway Officials (AASHTO) Load Resistance Factored Design (LRFD) design specifications.A timber bridge is modeled in accordance to AASHTO LRFD, 2010, to represent real life experiment in order to depict the structural beha...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,357 engagements | 

  • 12. AN APPROACH TO MITIGATING RISK OF SEISMIC-INDUCED BUILDING COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT     Buildings world wide are one of the most essential assets of humanity, and they serve as a major contributor to the sustainable development of any nation. The consequences of building collapse is usually colossal ranging from loss of lives, damage to property and its attendant socio economic implications, etc. This menace appears to be worse off in developing countries like Nigeria ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,431 engagements | 

  • 13. DESIGN OF A WATER STORAGE AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM FOR WASTEWATER REUSE

    »   ABSTRACT     This research is focused at designing of water storage facilities of size 875,000 litres (750,000 litres for underground water storage, and 125,000 Litres for elevated steel tank) of treated wastewater and its transmission system for the storage and re use of treated wastewater. The project is aimed to structurally design water storage facilities and its transmission system from ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,507 engagements | 

  • 14. A FRAMEWORK FOR RURAL ROADS ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING

    » ABSTRACT   The concept of public participation and how it can be incorporated in transport planning was studied. Current planning methods and steps were reviewed, and a tool which incorporates public participation in planning (questionnaire) was developed. This study was carried out using questionnaires that incorporate socioeconomic factors that affect transportation in the rural areas of Kaduna...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,822 engagements | 

  • 15. COST EVALUATION OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIGERIA USING HUMAN CAPITAL APPROACH

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY An unpalatable incident that occurs uncertainly or unexpectedly is referred as Accident.; it can be characterized as an occurrence that happens by some coincidence. Road traffic accident is hence is an unforeseen marvel that happens due to the utilization of vehicles, and trucks, on the highway, when a traffic accident happens it could be lethal, bringi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  5,779 engagements | 

  • 16. EFFECT OF MIX RATIO AND CURING WATER ON THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF OIL PALM SHE...

    » ABSTRACT     In this study, the compressive strengths and Modulus of elasticity of lightweight Concrete with oil palm shells as partial replacement of coarse aggregate was presented. The different types of mixing water were used, namely, clean water from Ahmadu Bello University Water Works, Salt water, obtained from Lagos Shore and Pond water obtained from Nagoye, Zaria. Also three mix ratios we...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  5,406 engagements | 

  • 17. EVALUATION OF SAW DUST ASH AS MINERAL FILLER IN ASPHALT MIXTURE

    » ABSTRACT   The quest for economy in asphalt production using locally available materials necessitated this research which is aimed at evaluating the suitability of Saw Dust Ash (SDA) as mineral filler in asphalt mixture.Chemical analysis, sieve analysis, specific gravity and plasticity index tests were performed on SDA. Asphalt briquettes prepared using Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) without saw ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,513 engagements | 

  • 18. INCORPORATION OF RELIABILITY INTO NIGERIAN EMPIRICAL MECHANISTIC PAVEMENT ANALYS...

    » Abstract   This work was aimed at providing the most appropriate Nigerian Empirical Mechanistic Flexible Pavement Analysis and Design method (NEMPAD) by incorporating Reliability, using First order reliability method (FORM), considering all the input variabilities, uncertainties, and seasonal variations, with the aid of Matlab to express the algorithms. A frame work was developed for computation ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  3,793 engagements | 

  • 19. RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF A PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAM

    » ABSTRACT The Reliability Analysis of a Prestressed Concrete Beam (PCB) was presented using First Order Reliability Method and Eurocode 2 procedures to carry out the analysis. The results show that the safety of the PCBin bending decreasedfrom 2.9 to 1.0 and 3.1 to 2.6 as prestress force and the depth from the extreme compressive fiber to the neutral axis of the beam increased from 20kN to 100kN an...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  100 pages |  5,110 engagements | 

  • 20. STOCHASTIC EVALUATION OF OFFSHORE CARBON FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE PLATFORMS ON ...

    » ABSTRACT   A stochastic evaluation of the performance of Carbon Fibre Offshore Plastics (CFRP) offshore platform consideringsubmerged and partially submerged environmental conditions wasanalyzed usingSwedish code,Boverket (2004). A Probability based analysis using First Order Reliability Method (FORM) was used to determine the safety index of the deck considering varied load ratios, effective dep...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  3,981 engagements | 

  • 21. STOCHASTIC SECTION MODULUS REQUIREMENT FOR CARBON FIBRE REINFORCED PLASTIC PULTR...

    » ABSTRACT   Six Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) pultruded beam section from The Pultex® Pultrusion Design Manual Volume 4 Revision 8 Copyright © 2004 by Creative Pultrusions Inc., were assumed to be simply supported doubly symmetric I section, with uniformly distributed load of 3.5kN/m2 applied over the length of 3.050m each. A comparative analysis of section modulus effect under the lo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  3,869 engagements | 

  • 22. WATER TREATMENT PLANT MODEL

    » ABSTRACT The technical report of this project deals with the design of a water treatment plant model which consists of five tanks. Water treatment plant model is made up of glass with pipe joining them together to allow movement of water from one tank to another. 6mm plain glass is used for base and 5mm plain glass is used for other component. These glasses are joined together with addition of sil...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  10,148 engagements | 

  • 23. COMPARING FLOOD FREQUENCY ANALYSIS USING ANNUAL PEAK RAINFALL DATA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION      1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Flood is a basic phenomenon of nature, it occurs during or immediately after an intensive rainfall or large and sudden snow melt due to increase in temperature (in the glacial/temperate countries). Also, flood is a high water stage in which overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land such as a river inundated its f...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,564 engagements | 

  • 24. DESIGN OF ACCESS ROAD FROM ‘TIPE’ SCHOOL GATE TO THE SCHOOL STAFF QUARTERS

    » ABSTRACT General procedure for complete road design which is divided into geometric design, drainage design, and pavement design were adopted in the course of execution of this project. Introductory discussion were made under which highway planning, geometric design, drainage design, pavement design, and maintenance of highway were briefly discussed. Brief history of the polytechnic, scope of the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  36 pages |  4,299 engagements | 

  • 25. DEVELOPMENT AND RELEVANCE OF SOFTWARE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

    »   ABSTRACT A significant revolution with computers’ usage in civil engineering business and construction process has been presented. Computers reduce all the extensive work specifically through the introduction of programs and software. Lately, software development has effectively contributed in various civil engineering disciplines, as it provides engineers with the ability to perform variety ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,189 engagements | 


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