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Fracture Mechanisms and Failure Modes in Biocomposites and Bionanocomposites
(Nova Publisher, 2017-07)
There are various mechanisms that can be responsible for material fracture which can ultimately lead to failure and there are different modes of failure. More often, the quantification of the dominating failure mode and ...
Contract Law and Management of Engineering Projects
(Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos Branch, 2013-10)
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Structural deformation and failure mechanism, implications, consequence and remedies
(NIGERIA INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, 2016-10)
Structures are usually made of materials with known engineering characteristics and behavior, with regards to the anticipated loading and other environmental requirements. Common engineering materials applicable, includes ...
Effects of Soldier-Ant Mound (SAM) on the Strength Characteristics of Lateritic Clay Soils
(Sciencedomain international, 2014)
The aim of this work is to investigate the effect of Soldier-Ant Mound (SAM) on the strength characteristics of lateritic clay soils in order to improve their poor geotechnical properties for road pavement construction. ...
Assessment of road accidents in Nigeria (a case study of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway)
(Nigerian society of Engineer, 2013-06)
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is infamous for high accident rate, leading to loss of innocent lives. The contributions of human, road, vehicle and environmental factors to these road accidents were examined. A comprehensive ...
Integration of Non-Motorized Transportation to Rosslyn and Ga-Rankuwa Corridor of Tshwane, South Africa
(Covenant University, 2017-06)
The requirements of sustainable transportation system are safety, affordability, accessibility and convenience. A sustainable transportation system connects various transport modes to enhance efficient movement. It is ...
Evaluation of Rice Husk Ash Stabilized Lateritic Soil as Sub-base in Road Construction
(Sciencedomain international, 2015)
Laboratory experiments were conducted and the results were analyzed for rice husk ash (RHA) stabilization of laterite soils for utilization as sub base materials in road construction. The index properties classified the ...
Ameliorating Traffic Congestion and Impact on Climate Change with Park and Ride Transport
(Covenant University, 2017)
Traffic congestion occur as more vehicles ply the road and result in reduced travel speed, increased travel time, unnecessary queuing, obstruction on travel path and impediment to traffic flow. Thirteen per cent of greenhouse ...
Basic oxygen furnace slag for road pavements: A review of material characteristics and performance for effective utilisation in southern Africa
Basic oxygen furnace (BOF) slag aggregates exhibit several favourable technical and environmental characteristics compared with natural stone aggregates, making them potentially valuable road construction materials. BOF ...
Comparison of technical and short-term environmental characteristics of weathered and fresh blast furnace slag aggregates for road base applications in South Africa
(Case Studies in Construction Materials - Elsevier, 2019)
This study investigated chemical, physical-mechanical and environmental characteristics of weathered blast furnace slag (WBFS) and freshly produced slag (FBFS) for their potential utilisation as granular road base and ...