American Journal of Construction and Building Materials


Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022

  • Sustainable Building Materials Selection Awareness: The Case of Ethiopian Architectural and Engineering Offices

    Abdulkerim Kiflu, Nebyou Yonas

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 21 February 2022
    Accepted: 18 March 2022
    Published: 23 March 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.11
    Abstract: The construction industry is regarded as one of the pivotal aspects of achieving the objectives of sustainable development in communities. In this regard, the choice of building materials is one of the pivotal challenges in order to improve program performance with respect to sustainable development needles, and the use of sustainable building mate... Show More
  • Assessment of High Rise Building Construction in Addis Ababa City

    Amanual Temesgen Mosie

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 11-16
    Received: 15 March 2022
    Accepted: 2 April 2022
    Published: 14 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.12
    Abstract: High rise buildings signify an element of the country’s economic power and a sign of advantage to the country and also consumes a large number of people with a piece of land. Addis Ababa city is witnessing huge demographic expansion due to migration from surrounding rural areas, leading to urban stretch, housing demand, rise in the cost of land. Gi... Show More
  • Determination of Water Level on the Reservoir of the Earthen Dam of Songloulou Based on the Artificial Neural Network and Assessment of the Stress and Displacements

    Amba Jean Chills, Zoa Ambassa, Offolé Florence, Essola Dieudonné, Bodol Momha Merlin, Nzengwa Robert, Mbongo Pascal Adrien

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 17-42
    Received: 27 April 2022
    Accepted: 14 May 2022
    Published: 26 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.13
    Abstract: In this paper, we used artificial intelligence for the analysis of water level and displacements data from the Songloulou earth dam of Cameroon. Measurements of safety and reliability indicators follow changes dictated by several reversible and irreversible phenomena like piezometric and pendulums measurements. The results obtained over many years ... Show More
  • Cleaner Production Towards a Green Concrete; Multi-scale Experimental Study on Long-Term Performance of a Sustainable Modified-SWSSC

    Mohammad Jahani, Shore Shahnoori, Saeed Moradi, Cyrus Ershadi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 43-59
    Received: 6 May 2022
    Accepted: 23 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.14
    Abstract: The natural resources on earth are finite; thus, in a sustainable and circular system, the byproducts of one industry are sources for others. According to SDGs, nations should seek integrated methods to control climate change, minimise natural resources’ usage, neutralise the CO2 emissions and GHE, etc. Thus, as primary sources of emissions and nat... Show More
  • Application of Steel Sheet Pile Cofferdam in the Construction of Transition Pier Bearing Platform of Hongshui River Bridge

    Hebin Jiang, Zhe Zhou, Haojin Li, Xiangzhu Wei, Xiangyun Zhao, Zheng Wang, Kaizhang Huang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 60-69
    Received: 13 May 2022
    Accepted: 26 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.15
    Abstract: As a common cofferdam support construction technology, steel sheet pile provides a construction platform for the construction of Underwater Bridge Foundation and a guarantee for construction safety. Therefore, the importance of construction analysis and construction checking calculation of steel sheet pile cofferdam is self-evident. This paper take... Show More
  • The Behavior of Slurry Infiltrated Fibrous Concrete with Waste Marble Dust as a Filler

    Dawit Beza

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 70-79
    Received: 5 January 2022
    Accepted: 29 January 2022
    Published: 9 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220601.16
    Abstract: In developing countries' construction industry the use of conventional construction material and conventional construction technologies makes construction expensive and hazardous to the environment so that the use of alternative construction material and construction technologies in our construction industry is very important. In this study the beh... Show More