A Condition Assessment of the Profile and Non-Structural Factors of the Buildings in the University of Eastern Philippines

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Ric L. Gonzaga

Abstract

This study discusses on the condition assessment of the profile and non-structural factors of the buildings in the University of Eastern Philippines was undertaken to determine the level of functionality of the building as perceived by the end users, to find out the serviceability of the buildings structure, and to assess the profile and non-structural factors of the buildings in the University of Eastern Philippines. The study utilized ocular/visual inspection, data and documents review, applying the instrument made by Coronilli [1], survey questionnaire as perceived by the end users, and the American Concrete Institute (ACI) guidelines on the condition of the selected buildings in the University of Eastern Philippines-Main Campus. Cracking of concrete are classified into structural and non-structural cracks. Non-structural cracking was observed in the buildings inspected and the College of Nursing is the most critical building in terms of cracks of the building. Furthermore, College of Science obtained 3.07 was perceived as most functional building according to the end users. The school buildings which are in need of repair is the College of Nursing buildings.

Keywords:
Buildings, condition assessment, level of functionality, serviceability, structural engineering

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Gonzaga, R. L. (2021). A Condition Assessment of the Profile and Non-Structural Factors of the Buildings in the University of Eastern Philippines. Advances in Research, 22(1), 38-48. https://doi.org/10.9734/air/2021/v22i130286
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