Journal of
Civil Engineering and Construction Technology

  • Abbreviation: J. Civ. Eng. Constr. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2634
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCECT
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 140

Table of Content: September 2011; 2(9)

September 2011

Coconut fibre: A versatile material and its applications in engineering

  This paper presents the versatility of coconut fibres and its applications in different branches of engineering, particularly in civil engineering as a construction material. Coconut fibre is one of the natural fibres abundantly available in tropical regions, and is extracted from the husk of coconut fruit.Not only the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of coconut fibres are shown; but also...

Author(s): Majid Ali

September 2011

A framework of customer requirement classification and application to product configuration

  Modular structure of product family is established and the product family is decomposed into generic modules. Then, the module model denoted by attribute variable is established for each generic module. Based on the classification of customer requirement and erection of product decision tree, the description and explanation type of customer requirement can be used to restrict the sub branch of decision tree...

Author(s): Yanhong QIN and Guangxing WEI