Research Papers/Topics in Quantity Surveying

THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR HOUSING ESTATES (A CASE STUDY OF ADEWOLE HOUSING ESTATE, ILORIN KWARA STATE)

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageCertification DedicationAcknowledgment AbstractTable of contentsList of MapsList of TablesList of FiguresList of Plate’sCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION  1.1 Introduction 1-2 1.2 Statement of problems 2 1.3 Aims of the project 3 1.4 Objective of the study 3 1.5 Justification 3-4 1.6 Scope and Limitation 4 1.7 Project methodology 1.8 Study area 6 1.8.1 Historical background of Ilorin 6 1.8.2 Historical background of Adewole Housing 10Estate1.8.2.1 Location...

AN EVALUATION OF BUDGETING AND COST CONTROL OF A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

CHAPTER ONE1.0    INTRODUCTION 1.01 (Background of the study)According to Luke chapter 14 verses 28-30 which says for which of you intending to build a tower siteth not down first and counteth the cost whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it began to mock him.The above quotation from the Bible summarizes the problem of abandoned project after committing huge financial resource...

Pattern of Residential Mobility in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria

The study analyzed the residential mobility in Lokoja with a view to evolving predictable pattern of the factors influencing residential mobility in Lokoja Nigeria. A survey research method was adopted. Both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods were used. Collection of quantitative data was through oral interview and nonparticipant observation while quantitative data was collected using unstructured questionnaire and secondary sources such as books and journal articles. Study ...

Taking off Processes and Preparation of an Un-Priced Bill of Quantities (A Case Study of the Proposed Four (4) Bedroom Fully Detached Duplex at Plot 3003a and 3003b Sabonlugbe East Extention

ABSTRACT          Class work alone on measurement of building work is not enough to equipped the student with the required knowledge and skill required on the measurement of building work, it is against this background that the introduction of project work was introduce to expose the student to a practical and theoretical method of taking off of building work apart from class work so as to increase their skill and knowledge in addition to classwork. Chapter one of this project demon...

Assessment of the Usage of ICT Tool in the Development of Construction Industry in Nigeria (A Case Study of Practicing Firms in Lagos State)

Abstract 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 individuals to achieve the cost, time and quality goals of a construction project (Toole, 2003).  Hence, according to Maqsood, (2004), a major construction process demands a heavy exchange of data a...

The Impact Of Project Management Services On Building Construction Project (A Case Study Of Ibadan Metropolis)

ABSTRACT    The need for the Nigerian construction industry to move away from the traditional forms of project procurement and embrace project management services cannot be over emphasized. This is as a result of the importance of capital projects to the development of a young nation. This study investigated the impact of project management services on building construction. The study is a survey which utilizes cross-sectional design. In all 46 survey questionnaires were administered to ...

Assessment Of Environmental Impact Of Construction Works (A Case Study Of Road Of Oke-Onigbin Via Isin To Oba Isin L.G.A. In Kwara State)

ABSTRACT The project works tends to analyse the environmental impact Assessment of construction works, a case study of the road construction in Oke-Onigbin via Isin LGA of kwara state. Chapter one introduce the topic and the aim and objective, chapter two states the review of related literatures and various effects of construction work and methods fort mitigating the effect, while methodology and the various means of collecting data- through questionnaires and oral interview  and analysing ...

Management Of Mass Housing In Nigeria (A Case Study Of Royal Valley Housing Estate)

Abstract 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 despite the fact that we spent a lot of money on these sectors. However, this case also affect the construction industry wher...

Investigation Of Trespassing And Irregularities In Physical Planning Using Remote Sensing And Geographic Information System (Case Study: Nyala City)

Abstract Urban planning need to be regulated by laws , and in the sudan there are adequate laws, but the problem lies in inspection of the building construction as stated in the law which based on direct field work ,that need many financial and human resources . As the matter of lack of these resources the problem of the urban planning increase the spread of urban planning problems , such as trespassing on public area and roads . Digital technique of remote sensing and geographical informati...

Direct Labour System Of Project Execution In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This paper reviews the activities of direct labour approach with particular reference to my place of work. That is, Osun State College of Technology, Esa-oke. It starts by highlighting the origin of direct labour which had been in light operation since the 1930's to 1960's but which was popularised and given a full legal backing by the Shehu Shagari Administration in the late 1970's/early 1980's when the escalating cost of the contracting system of project execution became a source o...

A Comparison of Depth Interpolation by Using GIS & Neural Networks

Depth measurement is Considered as a first goal in hydrographic survey, it depends on different techniques and instruments, it’s most costly procedures. However; some mathematical models are used for condensing depths with a relatively low cost. Artificial neural networks appears and in many applications used to solve real-world forecasting, classification and function approximation problems. It is fast, intelligent and easy to use Neuro Intelligence supports all stages of neural net...

Assessing The Accuracy Of Global Population Distribution Datasets For Maternal And Perinatal Health Applications

ABSTRACT Global population distribution datasets have been used in a lot of studies and research programmes including public health research due to their availability and large scale geographical coverage. Their increasing application in maternal and perinatal studies has increased the implications of the data extracted from the datasets. The newly developed SDGs with very high expectations in terms of deliverables in the health care sector require high quality data which reveals the heteroge...


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