American Journal of Civil Engineering

Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Case Report

    BIM-Based Approach to Reduce GHG Emissions in Construction

    Faruque Abdullah*, Nafisa Sultana Safa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Nov. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2023
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: The construction sector is responsible for a substantial portion of the country's total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Several problems, such as global warming, environmental degradation, unpredictable weather patterns, etc., are caused by higher levels of carbon emission, which is a major cause for concern. Massive amounts of greenhouse gases are... Show More
  • Research Article

    Measures to Improve the Maintenance of University Buildings in Nigeria

    Lesanmi Ayokunle*, Clinton Aigbavboa, Ngcobo Ntebo, Douglas Aghimien, Olubusola Adesominu

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: Dec. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Sustainable measures for effectively maintaining buildings have become essential to sustainable building development with the growing influx of building portfolios worldwide. This is so, considering building maintenance problems have become a global menace. It has been ascertained that improving building maintenance operations for sustainable consi... Show More
  • Case Report

    Preparing Topographic Map of Wallaga University Around College of Natural Science by Using GIS Software, West Wallaga, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Bulcha Assefa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 17-26
    Received: Dec. 15, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: A topographic map serves as a two-dimensional depiction of the three-dimensional terrain. Unlike other maps, topographic maps uniquely capture both the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the landscape. Employing a combination of contour lines, colors, symbols, labels, and various graphical elements, they effectively illustrate the forms and posi... Show More
  • Research Article

    Structural Performance Evaluation of Diversion Weir Structure: Case Study of Basaka Small Scale Irrigation Scheme, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Gemechu Mosisa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 27-31
    Received: Dec. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2024
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: Diversion weir structures are constructed to withdraw a portion of the stream flow to meet the different water demands to the required place and quantity. These structures, though physically seem small pieces of engineering work, the consideration for structural analysis makes their design complex. Primary data included field observations and measu... Show More
  • Research Article

    Investigate the Effect of Admixtures in Hot Weather Concrete

    Michael Girgis Adly, Goda Ganem

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 32-47
    Received: Aug. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 20, 2023
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Concrete Admixture is one ingredient of concrete that is added to the mix before or during mixing to modify the properties of fresh and hardened concrete in order to achieve the desired objectives or purpose of the concrete mixture. It is also used for economic purpose when admixture allows reduction of concrete ingredients proportions or permits s... Show More