Day: December 30, 2020

Delays and Waste in the Construction Industry and Solutions

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Introduction to the introduction The aim of this research is to study the causes and effects of delays and waste in the construction industry and some of their solutions. Introduction Construction projects have three main phases; conception, design and construction. Being able to complete projects in time is a sign of an …

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Solution for Inadequacy of Shuttle Stops for Students at University of Buffalo

Solution For Inadequacy Of Shuttle Stops For Students at University of Buffalo INTRODUCTION The study was conducted in University of Buffalo to assess whether it would be feasible to increase the size or number of shuttle stops at school or reduce the time between arrivals of shuttles taking students to the school. At the moment, …

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Sand Quality Used in Kiambu and Its Environs and Effects on Properties of Concrete

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE QUALITY OF SAND USED IN KIAMBU COUNTY AND ITS ENVIRONS AND THE EFFECTS ON PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1.1Background Kenya’s population is growing. Figures from the past two census exercises show a 23% increase in the number of people in the last 10 years. (MWANGI, 2019) With this comes the …

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Use of Alkoxysilanes for Protection of Cross-Laminated Timber from Fire in Building Design

USE OF ALKOXYSILANES FOR PROTECTION OF CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER FROM FIRE IN BUILDING DESIGN   1           INTRODUCTION 1.1. BACKGROUND Cross-laminated timber (CLT) mainly comprises more than three layers usually an odd number of timber panels sawn softwoods placed on top of each other at right angles and glued together resulting in an overall thickness of 50 …

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