Higher educational building defects in Perak / Muhammad Syafiq Muhd Rozi and Noraini Md Zain

Muhd Rozi, Muhammad Syafiq and Md Zain, Noraini (2019) Higher educational building defects in Perak / Muhammad Syafiq Muhd Rozi and Noraini Md Zain. In: 4th Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2019, 12th June 2019, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

Abstract

Education buildings are prone to building defects and their care is very important to make sure the building is safe to use and maintained. Defects in educational buildings are hazardous to users especially students. For example, education building at Beaufort, Sabah which has defect in the wall structure causing the wall of the building to collapse. Furthermore, this study is about to improve the defect management of the higher educational building in Perak. The objectives of this study is to know the types of defects, the causes of the defects, and to investigates method to overcome the defect in higher educational building. This study uses observation and questionnaires to collect data from the respondents. For objective 1, the result from observation show the common defects found are cracks, dampness, flaking paintwork and plaster, fungus attacks are the most occurring type of defect in educational buildings in Perak. For objective 2 and objective 3, the questionnaires were distributed to 92 targeted respondents which are the maintenance team. In addition, the SPSS version 25 was utilized in analyzing the collected data. Amongst the main reasons that causes defects are age of the building itself. The famous method to overcame the defect is replacing and install new material to recover the defect.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Muhd Rozi, Muhammad Syafiq
syafiqarif96@gmail.com
Md Zain, Noraini
norainimdzain@yahoo.com
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Maintenance and repair
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building inspection
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building failures, errors, defects, etc.
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation > Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 4th Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2019
Event Dates: 12th June 2019
Page Range: pp. 199-201
Keywords: Defect; Educational Building
Date: 2019
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/51712
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