Volume 17, 2017

  • Frances Prado, Silvia Malcovati, Christian Rapp, Haike Apelt
     

    Abstract

    The street is the outside space that shapes our daily life. Its study means to understand the most important public space of the city. The research project described herein attempts to understand how the street becomes an urban space -a livable space-, its importance as a social realm [...]
  • Roger Durán, Isabel Romero, Jean Suarez
     

    Abstract

    Local roads in Lara state, Venezuela, have been deteriorating progressively due to the lack of a scheduled maintenance plan by the authorities. Particularly, it is believed that the current situation of L003 LA road is consequence of the absence of information about both physical [...]

  • Jean Carlos Rincón, María Pérez, Guillermo Delfín, Carlos Freitez, Fabiana Martínez
     

    Abstract

    This work aims to perform a comparative analysis between the Hec-RAS and IBER models, in the hydraulic evaluation of rivers with structures such as bridges. The case of application was the La Guardia creek, located in the road that communicates the cities of Barquisimeto-Quíbor, [...]

  • Hugo Oré
     

    Abstract

    One of the key aspects of the teaching task is to keep up with the advances that continually come up in the areas in which they are experts; Aspect that at times for multiple reasons is not easy that is feasible. The updating in content, new technologies, as well as teaching and [...]

  • Patricia Rodríguez Saavedra, Pablo Alcaíno Reyes
     

    Abstract

    Editorial: Safety versus economy in design and construction of engineering works: Should you choose?

  • María Alice Olavarrieta, Francisco Chong, Karelia Ramones, Salvatore Garagozzo, Jesús Sánchez, Ernesto Álvarez, Ana Acero, Luis Reinoza
     

    Abstract

    The present investigation focused on establishing a characterization of public used reinforced concrete constructions such as school units in the coastal zone of Chichiriviche and Tucacas in Venezuela’s Falcon State, exposed to highly corrosive environments and built with [...]

Volume 16, 2016

  • R. Aguiar
     

    Abstract

    This paper presents the reinforcement of a flour storage silo affected by the earthquake of April 16, 2016, in ECUADOR, which had a moment magnitude of 7.8. Immediately after the earthquake carbon fiber was placed in the affected elements and the block masonry was changed with [...]

  • S. Escalona
     

    Abstract

    Editorial: How cities envolved and how should being served today

  • R. Aguiar, F. Del Castillo, J. Mizobe, P. Mendoza
     

    Abstract

    After the earthquake of April 16, 2016 in Ecuador, the first building to be rehabilitated was the Faculty of Computer Science Campus of the University Laica Eloy Alfaro of Manabi (ULEAM), which had moderate damage in the walls due They were not straight and severe damage to the [...]

  • R. Chacón
     

    Abstract

    Editorial: Infraestructuras, investigación y academia en tiempos revueltos

  • A. Busnelli, R. López, J. Adue
     

    Abstract

    Through this article the study being done at the Faculty of Engineering of Rosario, referring to the use of sheets pultruded Reinforced Polymer Fiberglass (GRP) to increase the bending strength of reinforced concrete beams is presented, THESE layers are one of the elements of compound [...]
  • J. C. Rincón
     

    Abstract

    Through this essay, the events of the First Day of Civil Engineering Research and Urban Planning 2015 UCLA are detailed which was developed during the 15 and 16 of March 2016, in the premises of the school of Civil Engineering, of the Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado. [...]
  • I. Barrios
     

    Abstract

    Today it is evident the use of technologies in all activities people do, becoming an inevitable phenomena socially, at work and educational. In terms of work, one can see how companies are using technologies as tools to do many activities inside and outside of it like the use of [...]

  • G. Pannillo, A. Barrios, E. Colina Morles
     

    Abstract

    Mechanistic Methods are an excellent option when designing Structural Elements, due, among other things, to the precision simulating load conditions, the properties of the materials and support conditions. Depending on the nature of the situation to study, solving systems of equations [...]
  • R. F. Herrera, M. Calahorra, J. Cordero
     

    Abstract

    The role of the project manager is one of the most challenging jobs in any organization because it requires a broad understanding of several areas that need to be coordinated and require interpersonal skills. The objective of the work is to define the main competences that must [...]

  • R. F. Herrera, F. Medina, D. Nieto, M. Parrini
     

    Abstract

    With a mixed global contract the maintenance of a road network is carried out, through the simultaneous execution of conservation under the modality to series of unitary prices, and by sum raised by level of service. In the latter, there is a great precariousness in the procedures, [...]

  • J. Yépez, M. Y. Dikdan, L. Andrade, R. Rojas
     

    Abstract

    This article presents the study of structural reinforcement for a building of educational use, known as "Old Type II". The school was built before the creation of the Venezuelan SeismoresistantCovenin 1756. The results of the structural analysis showed insufficient responsiveness [...]

  • J. Yépez, M. Y. Dikdan, D. Avon, R. Rojas
     

    Abstract

    The structural analysis and reinforcement project is presented for a city complex consisting of 31 houses with obvious signs of failure, built in the city of Barquisimeto in 2008 on unconstrained land. The results of the analysis showed insufficient responsiveness to service stresses, [...]

  • Z. Giménez, R. Gutiérrez, G. Hernández
     

    Abstract

    The construction industry is considered as one of the industries with lower yields, frequent delays and reprogramming. Due to this and to avoid losses of time, costs and inconveniences in the execution, the virtual construction is used, that allows to analyze previously the constructive [...]

  • M. Rincon, H. Bolognini, L. Vela, D. Meza, C. Angulo
     

    Abstract

    In recent years Venezuela has presented a crisis on the demand, commercialization and production of cement, the material needed for construction, therefor additive cements are being used without any type of regulations. This work presents the physical-mechanical characterization [...]

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