Impact Of Barracks Maintenance On Troops Performance In Nigeria

Impact Of  Barracks Maintenance On Troops Performance. A Study Of Nigerian Army Barracks CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Maintenance is a generic term to include planned maintenance, repair and reimbursement and provision of replacement of the structure. British standard(BS 583) (1974) define maintenance as the combination of all technical and associated administrative […]

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The Use Of Formwork Design And Construction Of High Building

ABSTRACT This research project is designed to critically assess the use of formwork design and construction of high rise building. The researcher has carried out an extensive research on how important well designed and constructed formwork could be in the construction of high rise building in Nigeria. The researcher in order to achieve this aim […]

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Investigate On Effect Of Water Quality On Concrete Material In Tropical Region Of Nigeria

Abstract The Effect Of Water Quality On Concrete Material In Tropical Region Of Nigeria. was evaluated in this study. A total of 100 concrete cubes (150 x 150 x 150 mm) were cast using a mix ratio of 1:2:4. The hardened concrete cubes were de-moulded 24 hours after the cubes were cast and were submerged […]

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Assessment Of Effect Of Aggregate Sizes On The Comprehensive Strength Property Of Concrete Work

ABSTRACT Problems arising from limited coarse aggregate sizes where by coarse aggregates are gotten from long distance quarry sites which have led to high cost of coarse aggregates and in turn resulted to high cost of construction. A synergistic combination of three sizes of coarse aggregates for concrete works was investigated in this research. For […]

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Appraisal Of The Implication Of Delays In Construction Project Delivery In Owerri

ABSTRACT The Principle objective of this project is on Appraisal Of The Implication Of Delays In Construction Project Delivery In Owerri. The study delimited itself my limiting the scope into the roads maintained /constructed by the Setraco construction company in Owerri. This was deeply looked at by taking into account four major objectives that included: […]

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE MADE WITH CERAMIC WASTE AS AGGREGATE

ABSTRACT   The quantity of ceramic waste tile in Nigeria has been on the increase without consideration for potential reused or recycling. This increases the risk to public health due to the scarcity of land area. The growing problem can be solved if new disposal option other than landfill can be found. Continuous dependence on […]

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CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF CRACKS IN BUILDINGS

CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF CRACKS IN BUILDINGS Cracks can occur due to chemical reactions in construction materials, changes in temperature and climate, foundation movements and settling of buildings, environmental stresses like nearby trains, earth quakes etc. Faulty design, bad quality materials, wrong method of construction, weather effects and lots of wear and tear can create […]

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Analysis of Defects In New School Buildings In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Nigeria  is among one of the development countries that growing rapidly in all sectors which include the sector in construction. Nevertheless, some of the new buildings are poorly constructed. One of the components that need attention is the defects in new buildings. The aim of this study is to evaluate the causes of defects […]

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THE IMPACT OF MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMY

THE IMPACT OF MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Over the years, there has been increasing abandonment of building projects and infrastructural facilities which has led to the dilapidation, degradation and deterioration of these building structures within the Nigerian contemporary urban metropolis. Recently […]

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THE EFFECT OF VARYING RANGE OF SOIL GRAIN SIZES ON CASSAVA STARCH STABILIZED COMPRESSED EARTH

THE EFFECT OF VARYING RANGE OF SOIL GRAIN SIZES ON CASSAVA STARCH STABILIZED COMPRESSED EARTH ABSTRACT   This study evaluated the strength and durability characteristics of cassava starch stabilized compressed earth bricks at 3 different grain size ranges. Laterite obtained locally from Zaria was sieved into 3 constituent grain sizes ranges of ≤ 2.36mm, ≤ […]

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