Technology

Research Papers/Topics in Technology

Alawa main project

This Paper has examined the structure of bus operation in metropolitan Lagos. The primary aim of this research work was to assess and examine the stucture of bus operation in iyanapaja-ikotun road corridor. However the following objectives where pursued Examine the total bus stop capacity along the corridor; Examine the bus and passenger adequacy the corridor, examine the passenger profile along  the corridor examine the structure of the bus operation along  the corridor. ...

AN ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN POWER PLANT REHABILITATION. A CASE STUDY OF (ZPC) HWANGE POWER STATION.

RELEASE FORMName of author: Ronald. F MusengiTitle of project: An analysis on the effectiveness of project management in power plant rehabilitation. A case study of (ZPC) Hwange Power Station.Degree title: Bachelor of Commerce honours in Retail and Logistics Management (HRLM) Supervisor                             Mr S. MlamboYear of research            2017Permission is hereby granted to the Midlands State University Library to produce copies of this dissertation and t...

Minimizing Haulage Roundtrip Distribution Cost of Manufactured Products

ABSTRACTMinimizing Haulage Roundtrip Distribution Cost of Manufactured Products is a major concern in the haulage industry. The success of each trip requires for a truck owner or fleet manager of a haulage company to assign to the truck driver the resources needed for the job success.However, on close examination, the fuel for the return trip and a tangible percentage of the road expense budget achieves little but to bring the truck back to the yard. These resources are not engaged on the ret...

Network Analysis as an Effective Maintenance Planning Tool

ABSTRACT This research project “Network Analysis as an effective maintenance planning tool” created a detailed evaluation of strategies and techniques for planning maintenance activities in the Nigerian process industry, laying focused emphasis on operations of Warri Refinery and the effectiveness of CPM Network analysis. A review of previous works related to maintenance planning was extensively undertaken and findings revealed the extent in which planning activities has bee...

STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND PROJECT PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS IN RIVERS STATE NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research is to make a business case for the inclusion of a stakeholder relationship management culture in government establishments. It explores the relationship between stakeholder relationship and project performance, underscoring the role project managers’ play as key stakeholders in integrating the goals of all stakeholders in the attainment of project objectives. A review of the literature shows that there is a consensus amongst researchers of Stakeholder theory...

INFLUENCE OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON EFFECTIVENESS OF DONOR FUNDED PROJECTS IN DEEPSEA SLUM, NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA.

                                                           ABSTRACT Donors play a very crucial role in the social development process in all the spheres of the world. They are particularly vital in situations where state funds are limited, political situations are fluid and volatile, natural disasters resulting from both predictable a...

Defect in Buildings

ContentsChapter one1.1 Introduction1.2 Statement of problem1.3 Aim & Objectives1.3.1 General objectives1.3.2 Specific Objectives of the study are to1.4 Significance of the study1.5 Scope of the study1.6 limitation of the study1.7 Conceptual and Theoretical definition of termsChapter two-- Literature Review2.1 What is building Defect?2.2 Causes of Building defects2.3 Category of Building Defects2.4 Types of Defect2.4.1 Erosion of Mortar2.4.2 Peeling Paint2.4.3 Cracking of Walls / Leaning Walls...

Design and Construction of a Winder Stair

AbstractThis research is all about design, construction and preparation of cost estimate for a reinforced concrete winder stair. This type of stair is one of most important stair, use where there is no enough space. Winder stair is very common in older homes, often used as a secondary staircase where the grand staircase may have been in the entry and the winder used as an access to the kitchen, it has more visual interest. Winder stairs meander around corners. For this reason, it has gained p...

Appraisal of Project Scheduling in Nigeria Construction Industry: A case study of Ibadan, Nigeria

Abstract:Project scheduling plays a vital role in successful completion of a construction project, despite the crucial role of this tool, there still exist many challenges in using it efficiently. Some projects schedules are established at the conception of the project and never evaluated for feasibility until problems arise. Besides, some constructors lack the expertise required for preparing effective project schedule. This study therefore, examines the factors affecting project scheduling ...

Cost and Time Performance of Construction Projects under The Due Process Reform In Nigeria

The Due process policy is a product of the Fderal government public procurement reform of 1999. The policy was meant to be an anticorruption device aimed at ensuring probity, transparency, accountability in the procurement of public goods and services. The need for the reform is long overdue. However, in order to assess the implementation of the Due process policy in procurement of construction projects, the study took a survey study of construction projects awarded and executed in federal hi...

EVALUATING IMPACTS OF CONSTRUCTION PLANTS AND EQUIPMENT’S HIRING ON PROJECT TIME DELIVERY IN ONDO STATE

Diverse measures have been proposed to arrest the problem of time overrun in large construction projects that involve the use of plants and equipments. In the quest for the best possible solution to this problem in adeveloping country like Nigeria, this research assesses the impacts of plants and equipment’s hiring on project time delivery. It proffers measures for enhancing construction time performance in large construction projects reflecting the peculiarity of the Nigerian construction ...

Implication of Construction Contract Termination for Infrastructural Development in Ekiti State Local Government Areas, Nigeria

Local Government Areas are the third tier of government in Nigeria and the closest to thepeople. The Local Government Areas are charged with the responsibility of delivering thedividend of democracy to meet the fundamental needs of the local community through theprovision of infrastructural facilities. This study assessed the causes and effects of thetermination of construction contracts in the 16 Local Government Areas in Ekiti State, Nigeria.The exploratory research design was employed with...

A STUDY OF THE PERCEPTION OF MARITIME SERVICES IN NIGERIA

This survey focuses on the Perception of Maritime Services in Nigeria.  Relevant literatures in the Nigerian Maritime Industry and Port Service quality were reviewed to give relevance to the study.  The findings of this survey reveal that services offered at Warri Port had favourable influence on actual perceptions of quality of service and that the study reveals that there is a very strong relationship between the core and relational dimensions of service quality and satisfaction. ...

ROLE OF SPIDERS IN BUILDING MAINTENANCE

Spiders are primarily beneficial and their activities should be encouraged in the garden. Pesticide control is difficult and rarely necessary. The best approach to controlling spiders in and around the home is to remove hiding spots for secretive spiders such as black windows and regularly clean webs off the house with brushes and vacuums.Maintenance of a building is the work undertaken in order to keep or restore every part of a building, every facilities or machinery to an acceptable standa...


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