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  • 21. 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 |  4,280 engagements | 

  • 22. 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 |  2,743 engagements | 

  • 23. OPTIMIZATION OF BAGASSE ASH CONTENT IN CEMENT-STABILIZED LATERITIC SOIL

    » ABSTRACT   The frequent rises in the price of cement and other binders have resulted in the escalation of the cost of construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of roads. One of the possible ways of cost reduction is to convert waste bagasse residue into ash and use it as a supplement/partial replacement for cement. Therefore this study is an attempt to optimize bagasse ash content in cement st...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,493 engagements | 

  • 24. 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 |  2,564 engagements | 

  • 25. 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 |  2,652 engagements | 

  • 26. 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 |  2,271 engagements | 

  • 27. 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 |  2,330 engagements | 

  • 28. 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 |  2,259 engagements | 

  • 29. 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 |  2,110 engagements | 

  • 30. 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 |  2,857 engagements | 

  • 31. 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 |  2,382 engagements | 

  • 32. 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 |  2,992 engagements | 

  • 33. 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 |  2,842 engagements | 

  • 34. 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 |  2,829 engagements | 

  • 35. 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 |  1,764 engagements | 

  • 36. 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 |  2,502 engagements | 

  • 37. 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 |  1,907 engagements | 

  • 38. 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 |  1,867 engagements | 

  • 39. 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 |  4,549 engagements | 

  • 40. 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 |  2,263 engagements | 

  • 41. 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 |  2,059 engagements | 

  • 42. 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 |  2,627 engagements | 

  • 43. IMPORTANCE OF AUTOCAD IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0            General Introduction Engineering has been an aspect of life since the begging of human existence. Civil engineering becomes the oldest practice of engineering after military engineering and has commences between 4000Bc and 2000Bc in ancient Egypt in which during this time transportation became increasingly important leading to the development of ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,499 engagements | 

  • 44. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  3,086 engagements | 

  • 45. 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 |  29 pages |  10,147 engagements | 


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