Technology

Research Papers/Topics in Technology

Comparative analysis of hydraform and sandcrete blocks

ABSTRACTWallingmaterials play a vital role in the construction of buildings. The study run acomparative analysis between Hydraform blocks and sandcrete blocks which areboth major components of walling to ascertain which block is more costeffective, has high compressive strength and compare the benefit of Hydraformblock to sandcrete block. Snowball sampling technique was used to sample datafrom nine professionals who have experience in the use of both Hydraform blocksand sandcrete blocks. An i...

SOLAR POWERED STREET LIGHTS FOR BUGEMBE TOWN COUNCIL

INTRODUCTIONBugembe Town Council is located in the eastern part of Jinja District along the Jinja–Tororo highway, about 4 km from Jinja Municipality, which is the second largest town of Uganda in the Country. It is a home for most civil servants at the district and for the workers in most of the factories around, for example; Bidco Uganda Limited, Steel Rolling Mills Limited, etc. This has led to an increase in the demand and market for home commodities and to the development of small scale...

EXPLORATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY POTENTIAL OF CITRUS MAXIMA (SHADDOCK) LEAF ON RAT.

ABSTRACTCitrus maxima (shaddock) is a medicinal plant used in Asia, and in some parts of Africa, because they are rich in flavonoids and some other phytoconstituent which contributed to their wide range of biological activities ranging from anti-inflammatory activity, antioxidant activity and anti tumor activity. Inflammation is the biochemical and cellular response that occurs in all vascularized tissues whose health is threatened either by internal or external source such as pathogens, dama...

ADVANTAGES OF USING IMMOBILIZED ENZYMES OR BIOCATALYST IN INDUSTRIAL PROCESS

ABSTRACTS Immobilized enzymes have been widely used in the processing of variety of products. New strategies are continuously emerging for the formation of diverse immobilized enzymes having superior efficiency and usage. Immobilized enzymes have biomedical and industrial applications and for this reason, this area has continued to develop into an ever-expanding and multidisciplinary field during the last couple of decades. This study is a review of the latest literatures on different en...

REPORT WRITING

1.0 INTRODUCTION TO REPORT WRITINGA report means to bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to relate as what has been discovered by a person sent to examination, explore, or investigate; as Engineers reports their work or experiment.We hope that you found what you do in these communication courses stimulating, challenging and most of all, useful. They are designed to develop and extend skills you will use in your professional life. We also expect you will find the course...

Conflict Management in Nigerian Construction Industry: Project Managers’ View

AbstractConflict is a natural phenomenon in the construction project management as in other areas of human activities as its importance being accepted if positively managed. . Despite different types of conflict resolution, arbitration and mediation conflict in construction projects remained unending and project abandonment flourishes in Nigerian construction industry, however the involvement of Project Managers as a leader who should maintain conflict within the project is worthy of precise ...

An Analysis of Determinants of Accident Involving Marine Vessels in Nigeria’s Waterways

Cases of marine vessel accident involving personal injury, deaths, property and environmental damage have grown in tandem with increased oil prospecting and other commercial seaborne transportation activities in Niger-Delta/coastal regions of Nigeria. The incidence of marine vessel casualties and associated risk factors generate serious concern as further empirical evidence suggests that between 75-96% of marine vessel casualties are caused at least in part by some form of human error. This s...

The Roles And Impacts Of Transportation In Nigerian Society

ABSTRACTTransportation is the basis for economic, social and political development in most societies as it exhibits a close relationship to the style and quality of living of the society. Transportation plays an important role in the day-to -day activities of the society. Some of the roles it plays in our societies are the subject of this paper. This paper therefore attempts to illustrate the roles and impacts of transportation in Nigerian society by considering such roles as social, economic...

Study Of Factors Affecting Construction Cost Performance In Nigerian Construction Sites

ABSTRACT                                                                                              Maintaining steady cost projection on construction projects had been until recently an issue of serious concern, both to the client and project contractors...

Relationship between Material Management Approach and Scheduled Project Completion Time

AbstractConstruction projects are known to experience time delays due to various reasons. The aim of this study is to find out if the material management approach used on building projects has a relationship with the scheduled completion time of the projects. Various literatures were reviewed so as to identify the different material management techniques available and classification of time overrun. The study was carried out on building projects situated in Lagos and simple random sampling te...

Building Failure and Collapse in Nigeria: the Influence of the Informal Sector

ABSTRACTThe occurrence of building failure and collapse has become a major issue of concern in the development of this nation as the magnitudes of this incident are becoming very alarming. This paper therefore examines the incidents of building failure/collapse in Nigeria. By focusing on six major states from each of the six geo-political regions of the country, the paper examined the contributory role of the informal sector to this decadence. The study indicated that the building failure and...

Project Cost Control in the Nigerian Construction Industry

ABSTRACT The construction industry being solely responsible for economic growth of the nation will base on the government’s fiscal policy and budget the formulation of its own policy plan on how to carry out development within that budget and equally give the nation a healthy developed environment. Besides, the overall aim of cost control and management is to make sure that scarce resources are utilized to the optimum benefits of the main parties to a construction contract. That means ...

THE USE OF HYDROGEN AS A HARMLESS SOURCE OF ENERGY

ABSTRACTHydrogen is an energy carrier that can transform our fossil fuel dependent economy into a hydrogen economy; t can provide an emission free transportation fuel.  Hydrogen has the highest combustion energy per batter relative to any other fuel. It is more efficient on a weight basis than fuels used currently. It offers 2-3 times more energy than most other common fuels.  It combines readily with oxygen releasing considerable energy as heat and water Hydrogen storage and transp...

CAUSES, MANAGEMENT SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, PREVENTION, OF PROSTATE CANCER

ABSTRACT Prostate cancer is the form of cancer that develops in the prostate.  It lead to increased death rate yearly although its specific causes are age, genetic with some environmental factors such as toxins chemical and industrial product.  The symptoms are painful and frequent lamination, painful ejaculation of blood in the urine, weakness in legs and difficult in walking.  The easiest and inexpensive way to reduce the risk of prostate cancer is by eating healthy food...


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