Building Technology Final Year Project Research Topics

Building Technology Project Topic: To do an undergraduate research in building technology, students should first decide on the key areas they will like to choose their building technology project topics from; it could be one area or even more. These areas must be of interest to the final year students to have made it to their final year project topics choice list. Next, final year project students of building technology should draft project topics from the areas of their course which they find worthwhile. These project topics you choose must be researchable, dated, feasible and time bound. In other words project topics choose for building technology project research must be one that yields to the tweaks of research, must stand the test of time and must have practicable research outcome and not totally abstract.

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THE ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTORS TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Shash (1993) explains that a construction company can either negotiate with the client or use a competitive tendering process to obtain a contract. Fu and Drew (2002) suggest that competitive tendering is the most common method used for contractor selection. In competitive tendering process, a client selects a numbers of contractors to tender fo... Continue Reading »

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ENERGY SUPPLY FOR DOMESTIC USE AND IMPACT ON THE URBAN POOR IN MAKURDI NIGERIA

Abstract In Nigeria, as many developing countries, providing energy for the population has proven to be a great challenge thereby increasing dependence on other sources of energy such as fuel wood. The consumption of forest product such as wood in Nigeria exceeds its regeneration rate thereby resulting in environmental problems such as deforestation, desert encroachment, soil erosion and habitat l... Continue Reading »

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AN EVALUATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING MATERIALS MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION SITE, A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Material management can be defined as a process that coordinates planning, assessing the requirement, sourcing, purchasing, transporting, storing and controlling of materials, minimizing the wastage and optimizing the profitability by reducing cost of material. Baldva (1997) noted that Materials management is a process for planning, executing an... Continue Reading »

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EFFECT OF PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF SAND WITH LATERITIC SOIL IN SANDCRETE BLOCKS

ABSTRACT Of recent, the attention of most researchers is shifting towards the optimization of building materials by using local contents; the use of indigenous materials; and local industrial by products unique and abundant in certain localities. This study therefore explored ways in which lateritic soil could be utilised in hollow sandcrete block production in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Sandcrete ... Continue Reading »

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LATE AND NON PAYMENT ISSUES IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-CONTRACTORS’ PERSPECTIVE IN ENUGU STATE

ABTRACT The construction industry plays an important role in Nigerian soci economics development. It is both growth imitating, and growth dependent. The industry establishes buildings and infrastructure works required for socio economic growth. The success of economic development will further lead to increase in disposal incomes, thereby generating demand for additional construction activities. Ho... Continue Reading »

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GREEN BUIDING AS INNOVATION IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

“It is not easy being green” – Kermit the Frog, (1972). There is no single definition of what constitutes a green building, but it can be loosely defined as one in which all the materials and systems are designed with an emphasis on their integration into a whole, for the purpose of minimizing their impacts on the occupant and their environment. This includes such issues as building sitting,... Continue Reading »

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REHABILITATION OF WALL SURFACE PAINTING TO BUILDING WORKSHOP OF KADUNA POLYTECHNIC,

ABSTRACT This project work is based on the rehabilitation paint and decorating of external side wall of the workshop including its toilet, its cleared and removal all the grasses and refuse that around the wall, we plastered all the surface of the wall, where it was defeated by the erosion of rainfall, again the toilet was cleared and removed all the dirty and unwanted maternal. The ceiling toilet... Continue Reading »

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EFFECTS OF AGGREGATE SIZES ON THE CONCRETE STRENGTH

ABSTRACT In the sense that the materials involved in this project were capital intensive more especially cement, so in carrying out the work one must have to be careful in the selection and collection of materials to be used in the casting of the concrete. The materials used are coarse aggregate (granite) fine aggregate (sand). The coarse aggregates used in this work were collected from Ishiagu wh... Continue Reading »

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ANALYSIS OF FACTORS INFLUENCING MATERIAL WASTAGE ON BUILDING SITE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA STATE)

ABSTRACT Having the necessary skill, ability, knowledge in minimizing wastage of materials on building is a goal to which every building firm no matter its size should aspire. This research is aim at Analysis of factors influencing material wastage on building sites in Kaduna (metropolis), which focus on four building materials namely (block, concrete, cement and timber). The objectives set for th... Continue Reading »

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ASSESSMENT OF PROFESSIONAL’S PERCEPTION ON MATERIALS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN SELECTED STATES IN NIGERIA.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Material management can be defined as a process that coordinates planning, assessing the requirement, sourcing, purchasing, transporting, storing and controlling of materials, minimizing the wastage and optimizing the profitability by reducing cost of material. Baldva (1997) noted that Materials management is a process for planning, executing an... Continue Reading »

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THE CHALLENGES OF REDUCING LABOUR COST IN NIGERIA BUILDING INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF OSUN STATE)

ABSTRACT The aim of this research was to identify and rank, according to relative importance, factors affecting high cost of labour in Nigerian building industry. Structured questionnaires comprising of various pre selected factors were used for data collections. Using a five point likert scale, consultants and building contractors expressed their views on the relative importance of pre selected f... Continue Reading »

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EFFECT OF OUTSOURCING IN BUILDING FACILITIES MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Outsourcing has become one of the most researched areas in management studies due to its rising profile as a management strategy for improving performance. According to the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the global outsourcing industry is presently worth over $1 trillion annually with India capturing a lion share ... Continue Reading »

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MAJOR CAUSES OF DELAYS AND EFFECTS OF DELAYS IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS INDUSTRY

ABSTRACT Delay is one of the biggest problems often experienced on construction project sites. Delays can instigates negative effects such as increased costs, loss of productivity and revenue many lawsuits between owners and contractors and contract termination. The aim of this project is to investigate the causes and effects of delay on building construction project delivery time. Random sampling... Continue Reading »

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EVALUATION OF INCENTIVE SCHEMES ON LABOUR PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Relevance of project1.2 Site inspection1.3 Evolution of road network in nigeria1.4 Motor vehicle characteristic that affects road design data1.5 Drivers and their characteristics1.6 Reconnaissance survey1.6.1Chain survey1.6.2Station marking1.7 Factors Affecting Choice Of StationCHAPTER TWOTHEODOLITE TRANSVERSING OF THE ROAD CONTROL2.1 Definitions2.2 Thetheodolite2.3 Theo... Continue Reading »

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AN ASSESSMENT OF CROSS VENTILATION IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study is to assess the cross ventilation in public buildings like; Churches, Mosques, Schools and so on, and the need to ensure that they are well ventilated to prevent suffocation and other health hazards. The study uses the survey method in form of questionnaires because it gives the opportunity to make inferences about the characteristics of a population which ... Continue Reading »

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COMPARING THE COMPRESSIVE AND FLEXURAL STRENGTH OF CONCRETE MADE WITH RIVER SAND AND QUARRY DUST AS FINE AGGREGATE

ABSTRACT Nowadays development of infrastructures is becoming number one priority in the world, particularly in the developing countries. So there are great demands within the construction industries for river sand as fine aggregate used in the production of concrete. This has created a very difficult situation; the cost of river sand has increased and also there is great fear from environmentalist... Continue Reading »

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THE EFFECT OF REINFORCED CONCRETE ON SAFETY OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Residential Building: This is defined as the building which sleeping accommodation is provided for normal residential purposes. It is provided with or without cooking or dining or both facilities. Residential building includes one or two story or multi family dwelling, lodging or rooming houses, dormitories, and apartment houses. The residential building can be owned by an... Continue Reading »

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PROJECT PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING AS TOOLS FOR EFFECTIVE PROJECT DELIVERY

TABLE OF CONTENTSCover Page Title Page Certification Dedication Acknowledgment Abstract Table of Content Chapter One: Introduction1.1 Background of the Study 1.2 Statement of the Problem 1.3 Objectives of the Study 1.4 Research Questions 1.5 Research Hypotheses 1.6 Significance of the Study 1.7 Scope of the Study 1.8 Limitation of the Study 1.9 Definition of Terms Chapter Two: Review of Related Li... Continue Reading »

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THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SOME SELECTED MATERIALS USED AS CEILING IN BUILDING

ABSTRACT This work investigates the thermal properties of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Plaster of Paris (POP), asbestos, and cardboard commonly used as ceiling materials. The steady state method for Lee’s disc apparatus was employed to determine these thermal properties which include, thermal conductivity, thermal resistivity, thermal diffusivity, thermal absorptivity and density. The obtained ... Continue Reading »

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ASSESSMENT OR CONTROLLING OF DAMPNESS IN EXISTING BUILDING IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study A building delivered to the satisfaction of the client is one that is accepted as being of high standard and built using good machineries. This is bound on the premises of estimated cost. Recently, the Nigerian construction industry is currently witnessing a number of high profile building collapses especially in Lagos State. During this year, t... Continue Reading »

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