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Strength characterisation of timbers for building construction in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012)
The specific objectives of the study were to: assess timber-use practices; determine strength properties of selected timber species; develop a timber strength class system; model timber flexural behaviour; establish a ...
Assessing the extent to which value engineering is applied in the implementation of building construction projects in Uganda: Techniques and staging
(Makerere University, 2018)
Value Engineering (VE) is an innovative service which involves an organized approach to the identification and elimination of un-necessary costs without loss of function, hence this study describes a Masters research based ...
An investigation into the productivity of block laying on building sites in Kampala
On many public buildings, use is made of concrete blocks. Previous research shows that the productivity of workers is a major cause of poor performance of building projects in Uganda. As such poor productivity of block ...
Proposed completion of the main library short tower / graduate wing at Makerere University Business School (MUBS)
(Makerere University, 2020-12-09)
This report contains the construction and project management practices that the author participated in as the Contractor’s Quantity Surveyor and assistant Project Manager during the construction of the Main Library Short ...
Solid waste management, road maintenance, building construction projects.
(Makerere University, 2021-03-25)
This report comprises of the activities I participated in, carried out and observed while I was on my industrial training from September 2020 to February 2021. The events and procedures of the work done and observed were ...