Research Papers/Topics in Civil Engineering

ANALYSIS OF SANITATION AND WATERBORNE DISEASE OCCURRENCE IN ONDO STATE

ABSTRACTWaterborne  diseases  are  linked  to  significant  disease  burden  worldwide.  Waterborne  diarrhoea disease,  for  example,  is  responsible  for  tw o  million  deaths  each  year,  with  the  majority  occurring in  children  under  five.  Proper  household  water  and  sanitation  can,  however,  increase &...

Micro-structural Analysis of Polymer Concrete

TABLE OF CONTENT CERTIFICATION       i   DEDICATION                   ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                  iii TABLE OF CONTENT                  iv LIST OF FIGURES                   vii LIST OF PLATES                  viii LIST...

Investigation of Bamboo as Possible Substitute for Concrete as Main Building Material in Nigeria

ABSTRACTBamboo is one of the oldest traditional materials used by mankind. They are the largest members of the grass family and are the fastest growing in the world. Bamboo is a substitute building material which is renewable, environment friendly and widely available as the wood resources are diminishing and restrictions are imposed on the felling of the natural forest trees. Due to its rapid growth and high yield, adaptability to most climatic conditions and due to its properties, bamb...

DESIGN OF SEDIMENTATION TANK TO RESUSCITATE PHYTOREMEDIATION IN OVERLOADED OBAFEMI AWOLOWO SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

The discharge of raw sewage or improperly treated sewage into water bodies has always had a threatening effect on aquatic lives and that of human that uses the water on the downstream. Such is the case of Awba Lake which is currently being polluted by effluents from Obafemi Awolowo sewage treatment plant. The treatment plant is currently overloaded and macrophyte (water hyacinth) used for phytoremediation in the treatment plant can no longer survive under such high organic condition.This proj...