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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING EXELLENCE IN AN ENVIRONMENT INUNDATED WITH COLLASPE

A conscious effort to sustain structural engineering excellence are by making sure that the process of induction and training are dully followed through the school life of the engineer and into practice .This is attended by comparing our results with known regions ahead of us in the race. Mathematics as a subject is identified as the real catalyst in all studies and scholarship leading to excellence in science and engineering. What is being done... Read More

THE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER'S APPROACH TO ALTERING EXISTING BUILDING STRUCTURES

GENERAL The Structural Engineer’s Approach to Altering Existing Building Structures will consist of three major steps. 1. An in-depth structural appraisal of the building intended for new use. 2. Using the findings and conclusion from the structural appraisal as the basis for the production of... Read More

THINKING SECURITY IN THE PROCUREMENT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS

 Security is a very striking word. The word reminds  us of all things to do with the uncertainty of the life process. Security of our nation security in the business at hand. Now clients want security for engaging consultants to work, security of money with money.... Read More

AN OVERVIEW OF CURRENT BUILDING PRACTICES IN NIGERIA CHALLENGES AND THE WAY FORWARD

 The building industry is a sub-segment of the economic activity in Nigeria. The activity and perfomances can only be discussed within the overrall perfomance of the economy; It ia affected by those core reactive items, indices or catalyst that drive the economy. In traffic situation on any road the driver can only be as fast as the traffic allows him,....... Read More

Solutions to the incessant collapse of buildings in Nigeria

The planning, approval, construction and commissioning of a building project is a dynamic process. It involves the input of various professionals, to be realized. The realization of most projects can be easily accomplished or extended over many years in some cases abandoned, with the actual executors i.e. the professionals changing hands. In order to properly suggest solutions, to reduce the incessant collapses of buildings, it will be important also to look at some of the processes involved in constructing a... Read More

The Structural Engineers Frame Works and Civilization

 The building industry is a sub-segment of the economic activity in Nigeria. The activity and perfomances can only be discussed within the overrall perfomance of the economy; It ia affected by those core reactive items, indices or catalyst that drive the economy. In traffic situation on any road the driver can only be as fast as the traffic allows him,.... ... Read More