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  • 1. A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON EFFECT OF WEEDS CONTROL ON MAIZE YIELD

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION This project work is based on the analysis of an experiment where this effect of weed control method tested on the gain yield of maize. The experiment was carried out by the Kwara State agricultural development project (KWADP) Ilorin, during three consecutive years starting form 2008 to 2010. 1.1 HISTORY OF MAIZE Maize belong to a family of grass called cereals with bo...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 2. TAKING OFF PROCESSES AND PREPARATION OF AN UN-PRICED BILL OF QUANTITIES

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION In partial fulfillment for the requirement of the award of National Diploma (ND) in Quantity Surveying, student will have to demonstrate what have been taught in class and outside the class during SIWES. Thus, this project which is a group work is aimed at taking off and preparing a Un Priced Bill of Quantities for the proposed Four (4) Bedroom Fully Detached Duplex at...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 3. MANAGEMENT OF MASS HOUSING IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ROYAL VALLEY HOUSING ESTA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Management is very essential in all establishments whether private or public. Also, management is very useful in all sector of economy such as Health, Agriculture, Water resources, Power, Works and Communication as well as aviation ministries. Unfortunately we would discover that nearly all our sector of economy failed as a result of lack of proper management de...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 4. ESTIMATING AND BUDGETING A MEDIUM SCALE BUILDING PROJECT

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 BACKGROUND INFORMATION This project is based on proposed multi purpose studio hall off Oke Ose community central mosques Ilorin. Kwara state is one of the 36 states in Nigeria, in which Ilorin is the Capital; in Kwara state we have several higher institutions which include university of Ilorin, Kwara State Polytechnic, Federal Polytechnic Offa, College of Education Oro, Kwara State...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  14 engagements | 

  • 5. ASSESSMENT OF THE USAGE OF ICT TOOL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The construction industry is so hierarchical and fragmented in nature that some of the major participants do not consider themselves to be part of the same industry (Hindle, 2000). This requires close coordination among a large number of specialized but interdependent organizations and individual to achieve the cost, time and quality goals o...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  19 engagements | 

  • 6. ASSESSMENT OF RISK ON ROAD PROJECTS IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION I.I BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Consequences of uncertainty and its exposure in a project, is risk. In a project context, risk is the chance of something happening that will have an impact upon objectives. It includes the possibility of loss or gain, or variation from a desired or planned outcome, as a consequence of the uncertainty associated with following a particular c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  16 engagements | 

  • 7. ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is defined as the process of examining the environmental effects of the development – from consideration of the environmental aspects at design stage, through to the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement, evaluation of the EIS by a competent authority and the subsequent decision as t...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  18 engagements | 

  • 8. EFFECT OF QUALITY CULTURE ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Construction impacts the quality of life for building facilities and plays a major role in a nation's economy and development. Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (2005) Section 17(4) basically sets out that construction work is an activity on structure that includes building work, civil engineering or engineering construction work. Furthermo...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 9. TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF PART OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS ENUGU STATE

    » ABSTRACT Topography is generally known as the study of earth surface, and its features and shape. It also gives the description of the features (such as surface, shapes, vegetation cover and elevations), depicted in maps which are called “TOPO”. In essence, topography mainly concerned with local details such as vegetative and man – made features including local history and cultur...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 10. TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA, NA...

    » Abstract Topography is generally known as the study of earth surface, and its features and shape. It also gives the description of the features (such as surface, shapes, vegetation cover and elevations), depicted in maps which are called “TOPO”. In essence, topography mainly concerned with local details such as vegetative and man – made features including local history and cultur...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 11. PERIMETER SURVEY OF AGRICULTURAL FARM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER...

    » This project deals with the perimeter survey of Agricultural farm of the Department of Agricultural Engineering Technology, Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. This survey is part of the ongoing review of the Polytechnic Master plan. This parcel of land is within the Polytechnic land which is earmarked for demonstration/ commercial farming.. A perimeter ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  43 engagements | 

  • 12. THIRD ORDER HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL CONTROL EXTENSION AT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NA...

    » ABSTRACT Control is a précised position of reference monument to serve as the basis for orienting or checking the result of some otherworking methods. Due to scarcity of controls, local origin has to be established, posing a problem for charting and subsequent adjustment into the control network. Controls are needed so as to make cadastral, engineering and other lesser survey cheaper and fa...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  49 engagements | 

  • 13. CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DESIGN VARIATION IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT Variation is one of the most severe problems in the construction industry. This variation occurs in every construction project and the magnitude of these variations varies considerably from project to project. As such, the client had to spend more than what was initially estimated in most cases, sometimes, disputes and unnecessary delays occur due to variations. This study focused to inve...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  128 engagements | 

  • 14. EFFECTS OF PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE ON FINAL ACCOUNT OF BUILDING PROJECTS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Ever since the dawn of civilization, man has indulged in some form of construction activity. Even in ancient times, man created architectural Marvels which came to be regarded as wonders of the world including the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, and the tower of Babel among others. Estimates for engineering construction and building ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  133 engagements | 

  • 15. ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING BUILDING CONTRACTORS’ SELECTION

    » Background of the Study Construction contracts can be secured in one of these two ways: by direct negotiation with the owner or his representatives, or by competitive tendering (Shash, 1993; Ashworth, 2001). Nomination or negotiation is where only one firm tenders for a work and the element of competition is eliminated (Ramus, 1981). In competitive tendering, an owner invites a selected number of ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  132 engagements | 

  • 16. COSTS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING SITES

    » ABSTRACT The construction industry is inherently hazardous. Thus, there is a need to make the construction site a safe place to work although the poor safety record remains a concern. The determination of the aggregate costs of health and safety programmes is considered a leap for achieving construction safety in construction project delivery. This study evaluated the costs of health and safety pr...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  111 engagements | 

  • 17. PROJECT FINANCING: CHALLENGES AND THE WAY FORWARD

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The construction industry is an established industry: the sector regarded as a catalyst for growth while its performance serves as a nation's economy (Aibinu, & Jagboro, 2002). It comprises of building, civil and engineering works. Oliver (2005) affirm the industry to be a prime motivator of any economy, while in Akwa Ibom State, it represen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  104 engagements | 

  • 18. ASSESSMENT OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

    » ABSTRACT Construction materials are vital components of the total construction cost (about 60%) of the total project cost. Based on their importance, this study assessed management strategies adopted in construction sites in Uyo Municipal. The objectives were to examine the construction materials management strategies in practice on construction projects, determine the possible factors affecting c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  91 engagements | 

  • 19. BUILDING COST MANAGEMENT

    » ABSTRACT Lack of in depth knowledge of whole life costing implication in building design cost management has over the years fueled the increasing bias towards the quantity surveyors estimate. Whole life costing constitutes cost management tool that enhances better understanding of the cost implication of building design over its life cycle. This study investigated the use of whole life costing in ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  99 engagements | 

  • 20. A SURVEY OF COST ESTIMATING PRACTICES OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

    » ABSTRACT Cost estimating is a key activity in quantity surveying profession and in contractor's organisation. The research work is to investigate into current cost estimation practices of contractors in Akwa Ibom state. The objectives were to identify the techniques used in cost estimating by the construction contractors, identify the causes of inaccuracy in construction contractors cost estimates...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  79 engagements | 

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