Dissertations on Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on public works and facilities such as roads, bridges, dams, harbours etc. including their design, construction, and maintenance.

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The Effectiveness of Current Flood Defences in the UK

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Naturally occurring floods can be difficult to prevent, however, effective control is required to significantly reduce the impacts socially, economically and environmentally. This literature review will examine literature relating to the 2015 Cumbria flood event and other high-risk flood areas in the UK....

Last modified: 4th Jan 2022

How Can the Design of a Mixed Use High-rise Building Provide Solutions to Urban Sprawl and Increase Sustainability?

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This dissertation is an attempt to answer the same by exploring use of high rise buildings and examines the use of hybrid typology and its contribution towards sustainability....

Last modified: 3rd Jan 2022

Dissertation on Train Overcrowding Park and Ride Station Choice

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This paper presents an extended expected utility model and latent class model to explore Park and Ride users’ station choice behaviour under the effect of crowding....

Last modified: 17th Nov 2021

Designing a Conventional Water Treatment Plant

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People like water to taste clear, look clear and smell clear. In a conventional water treatment plant (WTP), raw water undergoes a series of processes....

Last modified: 28th Sep 2021

Literature Review of Lateral Stability of Braced and Unbraced Steel Buildings

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Literature review for a dissertation investigating the lateral stability of steel buildings under braced and unbraced systems. A Six story building is analysed for lateral loading (wind load)....

Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Lateral Stability of Braced and Unbraced Steel Buildings - Methodology

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Methodology for a dissertation investigating the lateral stability of steel buildings under braced and unbraced systems. A Six story building is analysed for lateral loading (wind load)....

Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Lateral Stability of Braced and Unbraced Steel Buildings

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Introduction to a dissertation investigating the lateral stability of steel buildings under braced and unbraced systems. A Six story building is analysed for lateral loading (wind load)....

Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Ring Road Design and Development in Rajkot in the Indian state of Gujarat

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A project to design an additional ring road in Rajkot in the Indian state of Gujarat....

Last modified: 25th Aug 2021

Engineering Dissertation Topics

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A selection of example engineering dissertation topics to help and inspire you when looking for engineering dissertation topic ideas....

Last modified: 17th Aug 2021

Analysis of the Healing Efficiency of Self Healing Concrete

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This research intended to analyse the crack-healing efficiency of autonomously self-healing concrete developed through the incorporation of bacteria and an organic medium into the cement matrix as a means of inducing MICP....

Last modified: 23rd Jun 2021

Bonding between Zirconia and Resin Cement – Effect of Surface Treatments

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Background Yttria-tetragonal zirconia polycrystalline (Y-TZP) is a non-silicate ceramic of great interest in the field of prosthetic and implant dentistry due to its excellent mechanical properties su...

Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Distributed Timeserving Routing Policy with Congestion Diversity (D-ORCD)

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CHAPTER -1   LITERATURE SURVEY:   1.1 PURPOSE OF THE SYSTEM The main contribution of this Project is to supply a distributed timeserving routing policy with congestion diversity (D-ORCD), the conge...

Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Infrastructure

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Literature review Why we need to reduce the carbon footprint of infrastructure The UK has a legally binding commitment to achieve an 80% reduction in its carbon emissions by 2050 and although there a...

Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Earthquake Simulation for Buildings

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Abstract Earthquake is an independent natural phenomenon of vibration of the ground which can become dangerous mainly when it is considered in relation with structures. Earthquakes can be very weak, w...

Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Geographic Information System (GIS) for Location of Bus Stop

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1.1 Background Transportation is a system that considers the complex relationships between networks, the demand and space. Transit on the other hand is dominantly an urban transportation mode. Since t...

Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Strategies for Hurricane Damage on Pavements

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  CHAPTER-1: INTRODUCTION What is pavement: Pavement in civil engineering is durable surfacing of a road, airstrip, or similar area. The primary function of a pavement is to transmit loads to the ...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Probability Risk Analysis of Engine Control System for Civil Aircraft

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Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Wind Turbine Site Feasibility Report

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Table of Contents List of Figures List of Tables 1 Introduction 2 Site Location 2.1.1 Proposed sites 2.2 Wind Resource 2.2.1 Wind Speed at Various Heights 2.2.2 Planning Permission 2.3 Variatio...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Landscape, Mobility and the Non-Representational: A Critical Discussion of their Intersections

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Landscape, Mobility and the Non-Representational: A Critical Discussion of their Intersections Over the past two decades the social sciences have experienced a theoretical turn towards understanding...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Development of the Open City in Public Spaces

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“Reclaiming city streets and public spaces for people” Abstract Public spaces matter much more than either individual buildings or vehicular traffic. All often cities simply continually and re-a...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

DO OUR TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS HAVE A FUTURE IN A SUSTAINABLE & LOW CARBON SCOTLAND?

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Table of Contents Declaration Chapter 1 1.0 The Rationale 1.2 Research Aim 1.3 The Objectives 1.4 The Methodology 1.4.1 Objective 1 1.4.2 Objective 2 1.4.3 Objective 3 1.4.4 Objective 4 Chapt...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Reduce Embodied Carbon in Low-rise Office Buildings in the UK

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USE OF NATURAL BUILDING MATERIALS TO REDUCE EMBODIED CARBON IN LOW-RISE OFFICE BUILDINGS IN THE UK            Background   Carbon Reduction from the built Environment (Importance and nee...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019