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  • 1. 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 |  126 engagements | 

  • 2. 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 |  155 engagements | 

  • 3. 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 |  162 engagements | 

  • 4. 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 |  171 engagements | 

  • 5. 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 |  147 engagements | 

  • 6. 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 |  150 engagements | 

  • 7. 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 |  155 engagements | 

  • 8. 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 |  129 engagements | 

  • 9. 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 |  120 engagements | 

  • 10. 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 |  112 engagements | 

  • 11. 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 |  124 engagements | 

  • 12. 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 |  129 engagements | 

  • 13. 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 |  127 engagements | 

  • 14. CONSTRUCTION OF A WOODEN BOOKSHELF

    »       INTRODUCTIONA bookshelf or bookcase is a furniture with horizontal shelves, used to store books. Wood stall remains the chide construction material used in the construction of thus bookshelf, although a transport glass is used for covering parts of the bookshelf to avoid intruders from having access to the equipment and books to be stored in the bookshelf.Bookshelf is mainly used for stor...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  191 engagements | 

  • 15. COMPARISON OF THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE PRODUCED WITH COARSE AGGREGATE IN DIFFERE...

    »       INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUNDAggregates are very important constituent in construction work. They reduce shrinking, give body to concrete and effect economy. (Shetty, 2005). In road construction, aggregates are combined with asphalt binding medium to form a compound material. It can also be use with a stabilizer or by self for base and sub base courses.Aggregates are used in almost all const...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  131 engagements | 

  • 16. STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT IN CONCRETE USING DIFFERENT TYPE OF CEMENT

    »     INTRODUCTIONIn construction of highway, generally the roads are not designed to last forever. It is been designed to serve some purpose for a specific time. As it can be seen in engineering work, the life span of a road is always an important factor that must be taken into consideration as one of the criteria for the construction. This really depends on the factors like construction procedur...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  136 engagements | 

  • 17. APPRAISAL OF THE IMPACT OF DELAYS IN PROJECT DELIVERY IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    »       INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYIt is believed that one of the prevailing problems of construction industry in Nigeria is the impact of delays in project delivery. It is very important for both public and private projects to be completed on time and within budgets. Normally, achieving the projects within predetermined time, budget and quality is the basic purpose of construction p...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  124 engagements | 

  • 18. PROJECT TIME CONTROL IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

    » INTRODUCTION Construction has turned into an ever more complex mesh of relationships between increasingly accelerating processes, decisions and actions. At the same time, however, there is a development toward sustainable Just as any other project, a construction project includes certain development phases that differ from each other in terms of the amount of time and financial funds needed for th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  171 engagements | 

  • 19. INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT, REAL ESTATE AGENCY REBRANDING AND REVIEW OF NATIONA...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYWith a population of about 173 million people, Nigeria is the largest country in Africa and accounts for 47% of West Africa’s population. Given these large reserves of human and natural resources, the country has significant potential to build a prosperous economy characterized by rapid economic growth through real estate rebranding leadin...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  255 engagements | 

  • 20. ISSUES AND CHALLENGE IN THE EXECUTION OF PUBLIC SECTOR HOUSING PROJECTS IN NIGER...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYHousing (Shelter) is unarguably one of the basic necessities of man. It used to be ranked second after food in the hierarchy of man’s needs but according to Ebie (2009) it is the first and most important of all rights. According to him, because of the importance attached to housing and coupled with the fact that housing in all its ramificat...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  207 engagements | 


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