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dc.contributor.advisorGerges, Najib N.en_US
dc.contributor.authorOjaimi, Alainen_US
dc.contributor.authorIssa, Joelleen_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 60-61).en_US
dc.descriptionSupervised by Dr. Najib Gerges.en_US
dc.description.abstractA concrete batch plant is a device that aims in mixing different constituents to form concrete before delivering it to the construction site. Some of the constituents may include sand, aggregate, water, fly ash, cement etc{acute}{80}{OElig}Analyzing and estimating the productivity and the cost in a concrete batch plant plays a crucial role in the management operation. This project examines the productivity and the cost of HOLCIM concrete batch plant. The productivity is calculated by using the deterministic general production equation. The Cost is also calculated by using a general equation. Both aspects, the productivity and cost of concrete batch plant, are applied to Kafarshyma and Nahr el mot HOLCIM batch plants in Lebanon. By using the deterministic general model, the productivity for Kafarshyma batch plant was found to be 78.8 {cedil}{9D}{91}{9A}3 / hr, whereas Nahr el Mot batch plant was found to be 54 {cedil}{9D}{91}{9A}3 /hr. The Cost Estimation for Kafarshyma Batch plant per month at a concrete strength of 15MPA was found to be 67 {dollar}/{cedil}{9D}{91}{9A}3 . Various graphs and charts are plotted for the truck cycle time with respect to the optimum productivity and the cost estimation. Hence, the reason of this project is to study the productivity of a concrete batch plant as well as its cost.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Alain Ojaimi, Joelle Issaen_US
dc.format.extentix, 61 p. :ill., tables ;30 cmen_US
dc.rightsThis object is protected by copyright, and is made available here for research and educational purposes. Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the personal and educational use exceptions must be obtained from the copyright holderen_US
dc.subject.lcshReady-mixed--Concrete industry--Lebanonen_US
dc.subject.lcshConcrete plants--Lebanonen_US
dc.titleProductivity and cost estimation of HOLCIM concrete batch planten_US
dc.title.alternativeProductivity & cost estimation of HOLCIM concrete batch planten_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Civil Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.facultyFaculty of Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of Balamanden_US
dc.description.degreeMS in Civil Engineeringen_US
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