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Engineering and Construction Management as an academic course covers three main areas – structures, materials and geotechnics. This discipline is rather complicated, but our student-friendly database will allow anyone to receive excellent examples: research papers, essays, case studies, courseworks, personal statements, and outlines. Become an innovative and experienced young engineer by exploring the educational papers uploaded by the students who have already faced this challenge, and passed the course successfully. Download Studentshare Engineering and Construction samples to manage Constructions in an environmentally friendly way.

Hardness Test

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It occurs whenever the character of the solid matter under force appears to be complex. In this respect, there are a variety hardness measurements. These include indentation hardness, scratch hardness, and rebound hardness. Hardness does not depend on elastic stiffness, ductility, strength, strain, plasticity, toughness, viscosity, and viscoelasticity (Anyalebechi 1).
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Pre-Contract Cost Planning and Cost Controlling

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When undertaking a project such as construction, it is important for individuals involved to keep in mind cost planning as well as cost control. Cost control is a key objective in any given construction project and should, therefore, be recognized that, it is only achieved through the final decision of the manager (Potts, 2007, p.12).

Building Information Modeling (BIM) For Sustainable Design

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The Evolution 8 2.3. The Design Principles 10 2.4. Summary 14 3. Building Information Modeling 18 3.1. The Concept 18 3.2. Application of BIM in Design Stages 22 4. Sustainable Design by using BIM 26 4.1. Design Tools 26 4.2. Summary 28 5. Case Study 29 5.1.

Dream Job

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Mulling on the potential career that will turn out to be my dream job necessitates taking a stock of the varied concepts and attributes that I essentially associate with job satisfaction and pursuing a fulfilling career. In cognizance of this fact, I strongly believe that my ideal dream job will be working as a customer service engineer with Bentley.
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generating electricity

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Auckland and Northland are stupendous users of energy. However, the national grid has got ageing infrastructure and some parts of the whole network are heavily loaded. This has majorly been caused by the significant increase in demand for energy. On the other hand, Auckland’s energy is dependent on a number of distributed sources of energy.

Integrated Building Information Modelling (BIM)

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The low margins, intense competition and increased demands from owners who constantly demand faster and efficient execution of projects has been the major drive behind the innovation and implementation of the new system in building and construction. This is the Integrated Building Information Modeling (BIM).

BIM and Construction management

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This modeling came into existence in late 20th century particularly the 70s, and it remained recognized only among few engineers until 1987 when it was recognized fully and developed as a program in ArchiCad developed by Graphisoft. BIM is concerned with adoption of new and advanced technology in the construction industry; and emphasizes on information; communication of information across all sectors of the construction work; use of digital options for transforming physical facilities or buildings and sharing of this information for decision making.

Procurement & Contracts Coursework

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PPP brings together public and private agencies and conventional procurement routes delegate construction and management of government facilities to various private actors (Hoppe & Schmitz, 2013). Over the last 15 years, PPP has emerged as a particularly “popular method” of permitting private agencies to “provide public infrastructure-based services” in areas such as health care (Hoppe & Schmitz, 2013, p.

Techniques for constructing facilities in remote locations

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The essay is introduced by a brief description of the advantages of constructing facilities in remote areas as well as a brief review of the factors to consider when constructing facilities in remote areas. There is a description of the

Sustainability Principles in Conditions of Contract & NEC &JCT SBC Compared

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The UK construction industry has an output of £100 billion and this represents 8% of the UKs gross domestic product (European Commission, 2011). Thus, the UK government deems it as

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

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BIM, as a process, involves both the management and generation of digital representations; with regard to the functional and physical characteristics of given places. This enhances the overall capacity of the construction industry concerning efficient and effective

Sustainability and Prefabrication

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ion of 1987 defines sustainable development as development that complies with the requirements of the present without inhibiting ability of future generations from meeting their needs. According to this definition, the natural environment faces exploitation and may fail to meet

Impact of climate change on timber engineering structures

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Climate change presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities in the face of global warming and climate change. On the one hand, existing timber constructed structures are under increasing stress due to climate change while on the other hand a number of opportunities are offered by timber structures to slow down global warming.

Portland CEM1 Cement/Silica Fume

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Introduction Cement is used in all building construction. It is a great advantage to lessen its cost. Silica fume are air-pollutants as a by-product of the production of ferrosilicon alloys. Due to its environmental impact, its proper disposal has been a concern.

Reliability & Maintenance of Solar or Wind renewable energy systems

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The renowned “Bath Tub Curve” concept highlighting the failure zones which precede and succeed the useful lifetime of any product, when depicted on a time scale as shown below, can be deemed to be a measure of its performance, and is more relevant for rotating equipments.

Sustainable Housing

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Government has started taking initiative accordingly and thus the concept of sustainable housing has been encouraged in UK. The people of United Kingdom have been getting lots of benefits from sustainable housing. United Kingdom has developed number of green and sustainable buildings.

Condition based maintenance optimization: Solution implementation in practice and Condition based maintenance methods

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The prime objective is to maximise the uptime of machines and other equipment. Maintenance techniques have evolved over the years and have been adapted to various situations. Some programs are customised to maximise uptime. Others are designed to minimise the cost of spares while others are optimised to minimise human interference.

Details of structural members in concrete and steel buildings

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The common materials used in the construction industry are concrete and steel. Each of these materials has cons and pros that make them fit for construction in this industry. From tests and studies conducted, the weaknesses attributed to these materials have been used to look for ways of improving them.

Would green deal achieve objectives by 2020?

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Would green deal achieve objectives by 2020? Over the years, a number of nations have taken initiatives in order to protect the environment by being responsible in terms of using natural resources and different sources of energy. Environment plays a significant part in the growth and development of all sorts of resources.

Properties of Materials

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There are two rules of thumb that have been given in comparing the density of materials i.e. titanium is nearly half the density of steel and that of aluminum is about one third the density of steel. Any heavy and weak material is considered bad but for a strong and light material is considered good.

Wembley Stadium – Project Management Strategic Issues

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Wembley stadium The stadium was razed in 2002 to be reconstructed in 2006 to a 90,000-seating capacity stadium. The new £757 million Wembley Stadium (NAO, 2003) is now about thrice as big to its earlier size with its arch positioning 140 metres extended from its concourse, which is huge enough to be looked over by the whole of London (Quintain, 2004)

civil engineering level 1 Fluid Mechanics Lab report (oriphis and free jet flow)

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Orifice can have any shape. It can be round, square, oval etc. Also it can be smooth of rough as well. There are a number of applications for this device. Some of which are listed below(Nally, 2013): Used to increase the pressure of fluid line when needed.
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history of oil and gas in China

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Likewise, its dearth of natural gas and oil reserves affected so much need to import petroleum products from other countries. It underscores the existing governmental system, its diplomatic association with neighboring nations, and the actions they are taking to inspire positive image in the international community.

mobile home

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In addition to the climatic conditions, a number of factors also provide for viability of such homes, such as: availability of proper transportation mechanism, ability to sustain environmental and man-made stresses, the endurance to bear weather variations and the technical support in case of any move pertaining to these homes.
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