Site investigation practice among consulting engineers in Penang / W. Mohd Hijazi W. Isa

W. Isa, W. Mohd Hijazi (2007) Site investigation practice among consulting engineers in Penang / W. Mohd Hijazi W. Isa. Student Project. Faculty of Civil Engineering, Penang. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Site investigation is very important in every project where nearly all project need to execute site investigation. Therefore, it is compulsory the site investigation must be done properly and correctly so that the hazard that lies on the earth or beneath the earth can be avoided. The quality of site investigation will lead to the quality in civil engineering fields and others building construction. Even though site investigation is apply for the project, the level of the quality of site investigation is low because clearly it can be seen that there are lot of matters due to inadequate site investigation such as delay and extent, over burden cost, and foundation failure. The objectives of this research are to survey the current practice of site investigation that conducted in Penang and explain the recommended way to practice an adequate site investigation. The research is done by questionnaires that have been distributed to 50 respondents from Civil and Structure Consultant Company around Penang. All the data collected are analyzed by using SPSS software. In the interpretation, there are 5 main points that discussed which are background of respondents, normal practice, confidence level, awareness, and latest development. From this research, it can be concluded that most of the respondents having problem with the normal practice which that they do not practice the site investigation as recommended. Most of them aware of goof and adequate site investigation, unfortunately they do not apply it at their current practice.

Item Type: Monograph (Student Project)
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W. Isa, W. Mohd HijaziUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TH Building construction > Contractors
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pulau Pinang > Permatang Pauh Campus > Faculty of Civil Engineering (P)
Item ID: 19598
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Student project; Civil engineering; UiTM; Penang; Consulting engineers
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2018 06:06
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak UiTM Cawangan Pulau Pinang
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19598

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