Civil Engineering

POLLUTION PROBLEMS AND AN ENGINEERING APPROACH TO THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF INDUSTRIAL EFFLUENTS

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...

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...

EFFECT OF CRUSHED CONCRETE AS COARSE AGGREGATES IN PRODUCTION OF CONCRETE

ABSTRACT In the face of a possible scarcity of natural aggregates in the future in line with sustainable construction, this research investigates the feasibility of...

A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR PREDICTION OF THE STRENGTH OF SANDCRETE CEMENT BLOCK

A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR PREDICTION OF THE STRENGTH OF SANCRETE CEMENT BLOCK Abstract Sandcrete blocks are prismatic units manufactured from lean (sand-cement) mortar mixes and...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF WORK ENVIRONMENT ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF CONSTRUCTION SKILLED WORKERS IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY Productivity has become the buzzword of the time as it is generally agreed that the more productivity the better.  However, productivity...

CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FAILURES AND ABANDONMENTS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Abandoned projects and construction failure including building and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads,...

EFFECT AND IMPLICATION OF FLUORIDE ON DRINKING WELL WATER

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the StudyFluoride is one of the very few chemicals that have been shown to cause significant effects in people through...

THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE CONTRACT PLANNING ON CONTRACTORS PROFIT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE Seeley (1997) described the construction industry as one of the most important sectors of the economy,...

CAUSES, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DAMP ON BUILDING

ABSTRACT It has been clearly identified that one of the agent that easily deteriorate building structure, weaken the strength of the component of building and...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROPERTIES OF STABILIZED LATERITE BLOCKS

ABSTRACT Sustaining housing development especially to the medium/low-income group of the society has become a huge challenge particularly because of the huge capital outlay required...

THE COMPRESSIBILITY PROPERTIES OF SOIL

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Maryland is located in Enugu South in Enugu State. The subsoil of this region consists of fine grained soils with a considerable part...

THE NEED FOR PROPER MAINTENANCE AND REPLACEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

CHAPTER ONE 1.0     Introduction 1.1     Background In ancient days, construction was carried out manually and that affect the nature of the works and much difficulties before...

STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A SINGLE STORY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH RETAINING IN ALL

STRUCTURAL DETAILING OF A SINGLE STORY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH RETAINING IN ALL PREFACE             This project is mainly concerned with the presentation of information basically...

CONSTRUCTION OF A SIX RAISED PANEL DOOR

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...

DEVALUATION OF NAIRA: EFFECT ON NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Nigeria with abundance of resources like crude oil etc, is deemed blessed. Her vast resources in commercial quantities have placed her on a...

THE WATER DRAINAGE PROBLEMS (A CASE STUDY OF IMT CAMPUS 3 ENUGU)

THE WATER DRAINAGE PROBLEMS  (A CASE STUDY OF IMT CAMPUS 3 ENUGU) ABSTRACT This research work on the water drainage problems (A case study of IMT...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MADE FROM VARIOUS AGGREGATE

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MADE FROM VARIOUS AGGREGATE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This work was to present in one weight, the fundamental and practical...

INVESTIGATION OF ANAEROBIC PROCESSES IN SEPTIC TANK AS A WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPTION

ABSTRACT This project, aimed at investigating the anaerobic processes in septic tank as a wastewater treatment option using waste water from septic tank and Soakaway...

THE EFFECT OF SEWAGE EFFLUENT ON THE PERMEABILITY OF SOIL

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...

ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF A RETAINING WALL

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...

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