Defects in Malaysian university buildings a users' perspective

Olanrewaju, Abdul Lateef and Khamidi, M. Faris and Idrus, Arazi (2012) Defects in Malaysian university buildings a users' perspective. [Citation Index Journal]

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The main aim of this study is to determine the kind and nature of defects in
university buildings. Questionnaires were administered to 550 university students with a
81% response rate. The findings suggest that some defects require maintenance urgently
and that 20 defects were very noteworthy to the building users. In the view, of the building
users, these defects affected the buildings' performance. The research found that lift
failure, faulty electrical systems and roof damages were the defects that participants
considered highly critical and requiring urgent maintenance intervention.

Item Type: Citation Index Journal
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE: Departments > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Dr M Faris Khamidi
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2012 11:39
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2017 08:21

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