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  • 1. A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR PREDICTION OF THE STRENGTH OF SANDCRETE CEMENT BLOCK

    » 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 simi...Continue Reading »

    128 pages |  532 engagements | 

  • 2. EVALUATION OF WATER QUALITY MODELLING PARAMETERS: TOWARDS THE EVOLVEMENT OF RE-A...

    » ABSTRACT This study was carried out on River Atuwara in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria with the aim of developing a coefficient of re aeration model applicable to River Atuwara and other rivers in the Nigerian environment. This was achieved by sourcing for data once every month from 22 sampling locations of interest within a pre selected segment of the river over a period covering the dry and wet seaso...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  263 engagements | 

  • 3. UTILIZATION OF STEEL SLAG FOR STABILIZATION OF A LATERITIC SOIL

    » ABSTRACTA lateritic soil classified as sandy clay or (CL) and A 7 6 (5) according to Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) and AASHTO classification system respectively,was treated with up to 10% pulverized steel slag (an industrial waste product) by dryweight of soil. Elemental and chemical analysis of the steel slag was determined using x ray fluorescence spectroscopy. Tests were carried out...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  224 engagements | 

  • 4. STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE " DUPLEX

    » 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 understandin...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 5. POLLUTION PROBLEMS AND AN ENGINEERING APPROACH TO THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF ...

    » ABSTRACT This study examined the effects of effluent discharges from various point loads on a purposively selected receiving river, the self recovery ability of the river and the treatability of both the discharges and the receiving stream in a heavily industrialized community. The work involved field survey of industries producing and discharging effluents in the study area (Ado Odo/ Otta industr...Continue Reading »

    285 pages |  304 engagements | 

  • 6. ROUTE SURVEY OF ROAD AND PAVEMENT DESIGN (REHABILITATION/MODERNIZATION)

    » ABSTRACT The study cover a view and a detailed explanation of the modification required to be carried out on the main access road linkage of the Campus III Industrial center from federal Secretariat to Mass Communication Department of the Institution in order to update its services and functions.The need for easing the flow of traffic on this access road shall rise, since it s a commercial center ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  246 engagements | 

  • 7. DESIGN OF ROAD PAVEMENT LINKING FEDERAL SECRETARIAT INDUSTRIAL CENTRE

    » 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 |  164 engagements | 

  • 8. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF ABATTOIR EFFLUENT DISCHARGE ON THE WATER QUALITY

    » ABSTRACT This report presents results obtained from the investigation and water sampling exercise carried out on the segment of River Illo that passes through Sango in Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area, Ogun State, Nigeria. The report reveals that while some people used water from the river for domestic, food production and recreation purposes, others discharge their wastes without any form of pr...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  171 engagements | 

  • 9. BASIC SOIL TEST ON SUB-GRADE SOIL MATERIAL & FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN

    » PREFACE This case study is an existing pathway or fort path linking Ugwuji and Campus 111 (IMT) for a proposed road construction by the government of Enugu State.This project encloses the following      The condition of the existing sub grade and its suitability for use as a good sub grade soil material by processes of different lab test.     Using the group index method and CBR method to d...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  232 engagements | 

  • 10. 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 Archived to the required scale and specification given to him by the client. The Structural Engineer designs the structural framework of the building and specification required such as slab, beam, column and foundation. For proper clarification and understanding, ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 11. 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 »

    128 pages |  123 engagements | 

  • 12. 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 »

    65 pages |  129 engagements | 

  • 13. 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 »

    65 pages |  158 engagements | 

  • 14. 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 »

    26 pages |  266 engagements | 

  • 15. 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 »

    65 pages |  288 engagements | 

  • 16. 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 »

    65 pages |  302 engagements | 

  • 17. 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 »

    65 pages |  192 engagements | 

  • 18. 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 »

    65 pages |  225 engagements | 

  • 19. 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 »

    65 pages |  160 engagements | 

  • 20. 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 »

    65 pages |  222 engagements | 


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