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CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Working /contract drawing according to Thomas and Marvin (1978), working drawings are defined to be a communication medium whose purpose is to graphically convey the design requirement for a construction project.They control the design by indicating the construction in considerable detail; if they are sufficiently... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0054
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0053
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0052
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  INTRODUCTION In 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0051
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  INTRODUCTION A 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0050
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0049
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND Building can be explained as a structural that provides shelter to lives and properties, it could be a school, church, shop, or factory that has roof, walls. A lot of building specifically in Port-Harcourt and Lagos state have collapsed and thereby causing a huge economic waste and lost of lives of people and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0048
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0047
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0046
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0045
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0044
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0043
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
  INTRODUCTION In 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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0042
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
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... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0041
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The successful implementation of building projects may be impaired without a good knowledge of the environmental factors that contribute to building projects abandonment and this abandonment makes it difficult to achieve the benefit to be derived from the projects. The aim of the study was to evaluate the environmental factors that lead... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0040
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ASTRACT Building, civil engineering and heavy engineering projects are major contributions from the construction industry to national development. Buildings occupy the central focus of any infrastructural development and it is constructed to basically provide the citizenry with safe and comfortable enclosure for abode, business and industrial... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0039
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Green building as innovation in Nigeria building industry is experiencing a technological growth similar in scale to that of the entire industrial revolution. This shows the level reached so far by construction industry to the effect of progress. Construction materials and processes are changing in response to divers environmental... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0038
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The management of people at work is an integral part of the management process. The aim of this research is to evaluate the motivational factors of employee consultants in the Nigerian construction industry, with a view to improve motivational practices which leads to growth and sustenance of the Nigerian construction industry. The... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0037
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Timber isa construction material with unparalleledenvironmental credential. Howbeit, limitations of span and crossectional dimension, strength reducing defects and anisotropy limits its engineering application. Mechanical methods of jointing to address the earlier challenge has introduced serious wood fiber failure and increased the... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0036
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page Abstract Table of Contents List of Symbols and Abbreviations CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study 1.2       Statement of the Research Problem 1.3       Justification for the Study 1.4       Aim and Objectives 1.5       Scope and Limitation... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0035
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT Clay soils have been used locally in Sokoto to make bricks without stabilizing the soil. The bricks usually experience structural failure such as cracking and seasonal swelling when used for the construction of wall. Collapsing of wall also occurs in the area where non-stabilized bricks are used for wall construction. This research aims... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0034
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The major purpose of this study was to determine the needs for environmental friendly materials for building construction. The population of the study consisted mostly of big constriction firms in Anambra State that have had more than five years of active construction experience the sample for the study was 10 reputable construction firms... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0033
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of effective building production management in successful building project delivery in Akwa in Anambra State. A three research question were formulated which guided the study. The population of the study comprises of building production management professionals in construction firms. A... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0032
  • Pages:65
  • Chapters:5
TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page -------------------------------------------------------------i Approval page -------------------------------------------------------ii Certification page ---------------------------------------------------iii Dedication -----------------------------------------------------------iv Acknowledgement... Continue Reading
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 there has... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0030
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study examined the cause and remedies of poor maintenance of public building in Enugu Urban. The study embarked on physical inspection of some public buildings, identified defect in the buildings, determined the cause of the defect and proffered remedies for them. Data for the study were collected through well – structured... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0029
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY According to business dictionary, an online dictionary, “the construction industry is that sector of the national economic engaged in preparation of land and construction, alternation and repair of building, structures and other real properties. The industry is engaged in many types of building and civil... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0028
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Relevance of project 1.2  Site inspection 1.3  Evolution of road network in nigeria 1.4  Motor vehicle characteristic that affects road design data 1.5  Drivers and their characteristics 1.6  Reconnaissance survey 1.6.1Chain survey 1.6.2Station marking 1.7  Factors Affecting Choice Of Station CHAPTER TWO... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0027
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Relevance of project 1.2  Site inspection 1.3  Evolution of road network in nigeria 1.4  Motor vehicle characteristic that affects road design data 1.5  Drivers and their characteristics 1.6  Reconnaissance survey 1.6.1Chain survey 1.6.2Station marking 1.7  Factors Affecting Choice Of Station CHAPTER TWO... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0026
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
TABLE CONTENTS Approval page Dedication Abstract Acknowledgement Table of content CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Relevance of project 1.2  Site inspection 1.3  Evolution of road network in nigeria 1.4  Motor vehicle characteristic that affects road design data 1.5  Drivers and their characteristics 1.6  Reconnaissance survey 1.6.1Chain survey... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0025
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This work examine the importance of incentives and motivation of human element in construction industry, a case study of construction industries in Abuja, Nigeria. The research objective and question were formulated to guide this work, descriptive research design was adopted and the five construction industries in Abuja were randomly... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0024
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0023
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0022
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0021
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0020
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study A clear understanding of risk management process and practice within the construction industry is an important model for exploring the application and barriers of risk management in Nigeria. It will also help in identifying the ever present risk factors and their probability of occurrence in... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0018
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0017
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE: 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study 1.2 Statement of the problem 1.3 Statement of the objectives 1.4 Research questions 1.5 Research hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the study 1.7 Scope of the study 1.8 Limitations of the study 1.9 Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO: 2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Concept of internal control... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0016
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Today‘s construction projects become more complex in nature. The complex,relational and lengthy process of designing and building makes construction a process in which disputes are virtually ensured. Furthermore, the involvement of multidisciplinary in the construction project also leads... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0015
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The world of building Industry is very wide and reach which covers all areas like production, Building maintenance, project management, project monitoring and evaluation, facilities and viability studies and building surveying etc.  and there is room in its for every person who want to learn, experience and practices to... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0014
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract This research project present the use of building survey for maintenance of buildings. It used analytic model and field studies on improper building maintenance to discuss the causes and remedial measures to be used. It was discovered that low level of awareness about building survey is the major problem of our building maintenance (i.e... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0013
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It is a known fact that the Nigerian construction industry continues to occupy an important position in the nation’s economy even though it contributes less than the manufacturing or other service industries, (Aibinu and Jagboro, 2002). The contribution of the construction industry to national economic growth... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0012
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The study considered the maintenance and servicing problems of specialist works in buildings. It shall identify the cause of damages to these specialist works.  a unit of hero’s apartment Owerri was taken as a case study due to the on-going maintenance work on the buildings for effective research work to be achieved,  questionnaires... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0011
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract Software is any set of machine-readable instruction that directs a computer processor to perform specific operations. Microsoft project software (MS Project) is one of such software that is a program developed  and sold by Microsoft which is designed to assist a project  manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to task... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0010
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The control of materials on construction sites is handled carelessly by planning and purchasing departments, site supervisors and engineers as well as contractor’s organization and this have been posing various problems to contractors in realizing reasonable profit margin. The research centered on the assessment of materials management... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0009
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The occurrence of building failure and collapse has become a major issue of concern in the development of this nation as the magnitudes of this incident are becoming very alarming. This paper therefore examines the incidents of building failure/collapse in Nigeria. By focusing on six major states from each of the six geo-political... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0008
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT  Maintaining steady cost projection on construction projects had been until recently an issue of serious concern, both to the client and project contractors. Cost deviation from initial Cost plan, had been prevalent on Construction sites. However, little or no efforts has made to curtail the phenomenon, it is against this background that... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0007
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
CHAPTER ONE Introduction An overview of construction quality and safety reveals many striking similarities for these two management concept. In some cases safety is considered a part of total quality management (TQM). In the international construction scene, the inclusion of both the traditional qualities and safety efforts within a TQM system is... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0006
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The occurrence of building failure and collapse has become a major issue of concern in the development of this nation as the magnitudes of this incident are becoming very alarming. This paper therefore examines the incidents of building failure/collapse in Nigeria. By focusing on six major states from each of the six geo-political... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0005
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT This study investigated the assessment for controlling of dampness in an existing building in Nigeria. The study came as a result of the prevalent issues in the number of cases of building collapse in Nigeria especially in Lagos State. The descriptive research design was adopted for carrying out this study. Data were collected and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0004
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
ABSTRACT The study was carried to critically investigate the analysis of factors influencing material wastage on building sites in Kaduna State. To achieve this objective, three research questions were stated to guide this study. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics, tables and graph to analyze research questions. A... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0003
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The study was designed to find out strategies for controlling cracks in residential building, in Niger south senatorial district. Among the specific purposes of the study were determining the availability to facilities for controlling cracks in residential building, determine the methods of detecting cracks in residential building, and... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0002
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5
Abstract The study is appraisal of building maintenance practice among landlords in Niger central senatorial zone of Niger state. The specific purposes of the study were to find out the importance of building maintenance among landlords in Niger Central Senatorial District, find out the responsibilities of landlords and the rights of tenants in... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:BLD0001
  • Pages:50
  • Chapters:5