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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 ...
A study of human resource management and performance in Uganda Construction Industry
(Makerere University, 2010-02)
Human Resource Management (HRM) can be viewed as core processes of the construction companies, affecting the way the organization acquires and uses human resources, and how employees experience the employment relationship. ...
Statistical modelling of extreme floods in Central and Southern Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2012-06)
Extreme floods can cause substantial damage including death of humans and animals and information about their magnitudes and frequency is needed to manage and mitigate their impacts. Statistical tools are therefore required ...
Investigation of variations in paved road construction unit rates: A case study of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-05)
The global economic situation that has affected all sectors of economies has seen widespread variations in prices of many sectors including construction. In Uganda, the road sector has seen an upward trend in the prices ...
Evaluating the effectiveness of the rehabilitation and maintenance planning system (ramps) for district roads in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011-08)
Maintenance management systems (MMS) in state highway agencies are undergoing significant evolutions. While many agencies are using MMS that were initially implemented more than 10 years ago, a significant number of agencies ...
Options of energy conservation in the brick and tile making industry in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018)
Bricks and tiles are ceramic building materials used in almost all buildings for construction as they are locally available. As a developing country, Uganda’s brick and tile industry is estimated to be growing at a rate ...