Master of Science in Civil Engineering

 

Recent Submissions

  • Jasotharan, S [Thesis-Abstract]
    Beams are common structural elements in most structures and generally they are analysed using classical beam theories to evaluate the stress and strain characteristics of the beam. But in the case of deep beams, higher ...
  • Dissanayake, DMKW [Thesis-Abstract]
    Buildings are evolving throughout the history of mankind. When a new building system is introduced, the usual evaluation method is the monetary value. The adaptability to the climate conditions, structural capabilities and ...
  • Ubamanyu, K [Thesis-Abstract]
    The necessity of deployable mechanisms in the field of aerospace is inevitable due to volume limitations in the launch vehicles. Use of mechanical hinges with motors and springs for actuation make the structure heavy and ...
  • Perera, WSU [Thesis-Abstract]
    Development of Fast and Bouncy cricket pitches in Sri Lanka Most cricket batsmen in Indian subcontinent face a great difficulty in batting against fast bowlers on English and Australian fast and bouncy cricket pitches. ...
  • Weerasinghe, TGPL [Thesis-Abstract]
    Plastic shrinkage cracking is a common phenomenon associated with concreting in hot and windy weather. Excess evaporation of bleed water causes loss of water from the concrete surface and plastic shrinkage occurs due to ...
  • Sanjei, C [Thesis-Abstract]
    A study on the bearing capacity of shallow foundations on geosynthetic reinforced sand This thesis demonstrate a research study aimed at investigating the significance of bearing capacity improvement of shallow foundation ...
  • Thoradeniya, DL [Thesis-Full-text]
    Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are defined as “…a cooperative venture between the public and private sectors, built on the expertise of each partner that best meets clearly defined public needs through the appropriate ...
  • Jayathilake, KADSB [Thesis-Abstract]
    With the aim of promoting sustainable construction, several building materials with lower life cycle cost have been developed. This in turn would limit the over exploitation of natural resources used to produce conventional ...
  • Galappaththi, GS [Thesis-Abstract]
    Travel time estimation is an important parameter in effective transport planning, quality maintenance, and traffic management. Even though several models are available worldwide for travel time estimation from simple ...
  • Wijerathna, DMN [Thesis-Abstract]
    Reinforced concrete structures are often being subjected to modifications and improvements during their service life. The main causes for improvements are design errors, changes in use, degradation due to corrosion of ...
  • Galabada, GH [Thesis-Abstract]
    The road network of Sri Lanka has been developing rapidly in recent years. Parallel to the expansion of the road network, most of the urban areas are also being upgraded with township development. Some of these developments ...
  • Savitha, R [Thesis-Abstract]
    In the Nuraicholai coal fired thermal power plant, 7500 MT of coal per day is burnt producing 750 MT and 75 MT of two main waste products fly ash and bottom ash respectively. Fly ash is used in cement manufacture, but ...
  • Senanayake, MAD [Thesis-Abstract]
    Increasing noise pollution has severally effected the urban areas where noise generated by traffic is considered as the major noise polluter. As a solution to the noise problem using noise barriers is an approach proven ...
  • Fernando, PLN [Thesis-Abstract]
    In a global context where the need for quality housing is increasing with improved standard of living and growing population, the over exploitation of natural resources as building materials is becoming a serious problem. ...
  • Devasurendra, KW [Thesis-Abstract]
    Worldwide, more than 1.2 million people die annually from road accidents and now it is the 8th leading cause of death in the world. In the context of Sri Lanka, road traffic injury is also a leading cause of mortality and ...
  • Rajapaksha, RWCN [Thesis-Abstract]
    Kalu Ganga basin is one of the most important river basins in Sri Lanka which covers a major portion of the wet zone and carries the highest discharge volume into the sea annually. Therefore it has been identified that, ...
  • Liyanage, PM [Thesis-Abstract]
    Space structures such as solar sails, solar reflectors, and sun shields have very large surface areas. Hence they require deployable methods to be stored and transported out of the earth’s atmosphere in limited cargo ...
  • Samarasekara, RSM [Thesis-Abstract]
    An effective, accurate, reliable and rapid version for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System (IOTWS) is stretches back over several years to integrate with the tsunami forecasting and early warning framework. A brief ...
  • Wijerathne, SN [Thesis-Abstract]
    Growth ofthe world urbanization has been extensively accelerated since past few decades. With the increasing urbanization, the land with permeable layers and moist have been altered. As a result, urban heat island ...
  • Karunarathne, AMAN [Thesis-Abstract]
    During 'the last decade, the government has given great emphasis on development of the road sector. The government also promoted the construction of concrete roads in rural areas. The major reason for this is that the ...

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