Technology

Research Papers/Topics in Technology

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 ...

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...

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...

Challenges construction estimators encounter when estimating construction projects

In a construction project as in any other projects, one of the first steps is to obtain the cost estimate for the project. For a construction project to be successful, the contractor has to first get a cost estimate. This will be the basis (the foundation) on which his tender, and consequently his execution of the whole project will be based. A defunct cost estimate may therefore lead to a bad job execution. On the other hand over-estimation for a project may prevent the contractor from winni...

Management of Materials on Building Construction Site

 .Abstract. The paper considers the management of materials on building construction sites. In thestudy, method of material procurement practice on construction site, factors affecting material management on building construction site as well as causes wastages on construction sites were determined. The study further Suggest measures for effective material management in construction site. Data for the study was obtained through a structured questionnaire administered to respondents ...

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...

PRODUCTS CONTAMINATION AND QUALITY CONTROL ANALYSIS

SYNOPSISQuality control can be seen as the activities that sustain the quality of a product in order to satisfy a given requirement or meet certain standards. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary, 2003). It is applicable in all phases of the production cycle. In food products, qualities such as composition, structure (molecular, microscopic and macroscopic), physicochemical and sensory attributes are all analyzed.  These analyses are carried out both to satisfy customers’ and meet regulatory standa...

LABORATORY ANALYSIS AND PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS

ABSTRACTThis research work was carried out to evaluate the laboratory analysis of pipeline products marketing company (PPMC) depot operations. In the course of the research many scholarly articles on the subject matter were reviewed from which the researcher got lot information concerning the topic at hand. Thus making the research work a reliable source of information as far as facts about petroleum products marketing company (PPMC) is concerned.The Pipeline Inspectorate is charged with...

CALIBRATION AND APPLICATION OF CATHODE RAY OSCILLOSCOPE IN OUR LABORATORY

ABSTRACT The cathode ray Oscilloscope plays a very important role in the laboratories, for instance it is used to measure frequency and voltage of a signal it is equally used for study current fluctuation in electric power supply the cathode ray oscilloscope is made up of three major part, they are the cathode ray tube, which is the major integral part A the Oscilloscope also the other important[1 parts of the Oscilloscope is the power supply unit and the vertical as well as horizontal a...

THE PRAVALENCE OF ENTERIC FEVER AMONG CHILREN IN THE PAEDIATERIC CLINIC (A CASE STUDY OF UNTH ITUKU OZALLA, ENUGU)

ABSTRACTEnteric fever is caused by a rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria with Pesitrichus flagella known as Salmonella Typhi.  Entero bactrioceal and unhabit the large bowel of human including children.  They are found in most food poisoning and traceable to fecal contaminants.  They grow both acrobically and anaerobically and are the main cause of enteric fever in children.   Micro-organism in the blood sample from paedeatric patients of UNTH Ituku Ozalla, Enugu were tested...

EFFECT OF BIOREMEDIATION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

ABSTRACTIn early times, we believed that we had an unlimited abundance of land and resources. Today, however, the resources in the world show in greater or lesser degree, our carelessness and negligence in using them.  The problem associated with contaminated sites now assume increasing prominence in many countries.  Contaminated lands generally result from past industrial activities. When awareness of the health and environmental effects connected with the production, use and dispo...

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...


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