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The effect of environmental factors and traffic volume on the performance of low-volume labour-based roads
(Makerere University, 2008-08)
In road works labour-based technology refers to the appropriate and efficient use of labour in construction and maintenance, with equipment only playing a supportive role. The technical specifications related to the ...
Assessment of the effectiveness of the Mbarara regional feeder roads mechanical workshop operations for the period 2000 to 2006.
(Makerere University, 2014)
Mbarara Regional Feeder Roads Mechanical Workshop, also referred to as the “Workshops” in this report because it comprises of individual specialized shops-car, auto electrical, engine, heavy plant, service and tyre repair ...
Development of a decision support tool for certification of road contracts in Uganda: a case study of the Central Region
(Makerere University, 2008-10)
This dissertation entails information about a Master’s Research work in Construction Management on Development of a Decision Support Tool (DST) for Certification of Road contracts in Uganda. The researcher undertook an ...
Plasticity and stiffness of aged road gravel stabilized with Acrylic polymers
(Makerere University, 2018-10-11)
World over, the increasing need to reduce costs, conserve materials and use of marginal soils have resulted in the use of soil stabilizers in increasing quantities in the construction of roads. As such, this research study ...
Improvement of engineering properties of black cotton soil for road construction using PROBASE soil stabilizer
(Makerere University, 2018-04-23)
Black cotton soils, also referred to as expansive soils expand when wet and shrinks when dry causing cracks which on re-wetting, bulks out and causes damage to structures built on them. Research conducted on black cotton ...
Influence of viscosity modifiers on processing temperatures of recycled asphalt mixtures
(Makerere University, 2019-05)
The production process of asphalt mixtures is high energy intensive and the cost of road construction material continues to increase annually. The cost of asphalt mixture production per m³ in Uganda is increasing at a rate ...