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Functions

        Conduct research to develop and/or adapt known engineering solutions in the geotechnical field to suit conditions of soils in the Sudan.
        Conduct research to help find suitable solutions for foundation problems in the Sudan with special emphasis on foundations on expansive clays.
        Build up a reserve of information about the characteristics of Sudan soils for use in the design of engineering structures.
        Carry out the investigations to help determine types of foundations suitable for the different types of engineering structures and construction materials suitable for earth structures.

Projects

Current Researches

Research Name

Supervisor

Student Name

Effect of matric suction on the shear strength of compacted highly plastic soils

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Omaima Abdin A. Aziz (Msc)

Effect of physico – chemical properties on the swelling potential of expansive soils from Sudan

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Mai A. Rahim Sufian (Msc)

Special variability in soil properties in the clay plains of Sudan

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Iglal Hassan Ahmed (Msc)

Bearing capacity of layered soils

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Layla Omer Elkarib (Msc)

Lime stabilization of expansive soils for road construction

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Adil Abdalla M. Ehassan (PHD)

Characterization and improvement of unbound materials in Khartoum

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Omer Graham (PHD)

Bearing capacity of steel pipe piles in swelling soils

D. Ahmed M. Elsharief

Rasha Abu Elgasim A. Rahman (Msc)

Bearing Capacity of Bored  Piles using CPT

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Samah Badr Eldin (Msc)

Use of CPT to predict bearing capacity of bored piles

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Enass Mutasim (Msc)

Effect of Grain  size characteristics on the relative density of cohessionless soils

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Bara Abd alla (Msc)

Use of lime and gypsum for improving the geotechnical properties of River Nile soil deposits

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

 

Analysis of combined piled raft foundation

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Mohamed Abd Elbagi (Msc)

Numerical analysis of tunnels in expansive soils

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Ahmed Abd Elrahman (Msc)

Analysis and computation of foundation in expansive soil: PLAXIS Practice

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Yasir sied (Msc)

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Nahed Fathi Taha Mohamed (Msc)

Prediction of geotechnical Map of Sudan

D. Abd Elkarim M. Zain

Safa Abd Elrahman Abd Elgaleel (Msc)

Response of foundations subjected to dynamic load in compacted fill soil

D.Hussien Elarabi

Basher Habeeb Alla Osman (PHD)

Micro piles for structural support

D.Hussien Elarabi

Amin Ahmed Abbas (Msc)

Rising of Water table effects on Building

D. Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Nada Abd Elrahman (Msc)

Geopier Foundation

D. Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Salma Hisham (Msc)

Effect of ground water rise on building

D. Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Maher Mohamed Ahmed (Msc)

Improving bearing capacity of weak soils under isolated footing, using soil reinforcement technique

D. Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Salwa Kamal Eldeen Mohamed (Msc)

An experimental study on collapsible soils in Omdurman town

D. Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Wael Osman (Msc)

Our services

 Contact Us

Address: Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) University of Khartoum (U. of K.) -  Eljama'a Avenue
Postal Adress: P.O. Box 321  Khartoum
Tel: +249 183 781412
Fax: +249 183 779046
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Specific-Projects
1. Design of Pavements on Swelling Subgrades.
2. Stabilization of Swelling Soils for Use in Road Construction.
3. Evaluation and Improvement of Natural gravels for Use as Base Course materials.
4. Maintenance Strategies for Highways in Sudan.

Functions

        Conduct research in building materials with special reference to the Sudan.
        Conduct research related to design, construction and performance of buildings.
        Provide technical advise and consultancy to private and public sectors in its field of activity.


Contact Us

Address: Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) University of Khartoum (U. of K.) -  Eljama'a Avenue
Postal Adress: P.O. Box 321  Khartoum
Tel: +249 183 781412
Fax: +249 183 779046
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Functions
1. Conduct research in materials to be used in road construction.
2. Carry out research and studies in problems of road construction with special emphasis on low-cost roads.
3. Carry out research and field studies directed towards the promotion of road design to suit local conditions and environment.
4. Collect information and carry out technical feasibility studies to help determine the most suitable alignment and type of road to be constructed.
Contact Us
Address: Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) University of Khartoum (U. of K.) -  Eljama'a Avenue
Postal Adress: P.O. Box 321  Khartoum
Tel: +249 183 781412
Fax: +249 183 779046
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The department is conducts research and design studies to develop methods, tools and technologies related to architecture, urban design, Physical planning and sanitary and drainage systems in buildings.

Functions

Conduct research, collect information and develop techniques and tools for design aids and planning control which deal with:

    Spatial requirements of the various activities and the spatial organization of building elements.
    The effects of the environmental physical fields and the psycho-physical requirements of man, with special reference to the Sudan.
    Building economics and the methods of cost reduction at the different stages of the process: design, construction maintenance and provision of services.
    Short and long-term structural planning covering all relevant aspects of physical, economical, social, transportation and corporate planning.
    Sanitation systems for Sudan: Low-cost alternatives to fully-sewered systems.

Go to department Projects

Current Research

    Design Study in affordable Housing -Medium Density Residential Compunds, 2010- up to date

           Study Coordinator: Dr. Zuhal Eltayeb Awad

    Design Study for Prototypes of Small Size Mosques, 2011 - up to date

         Study Coordinator: Arch. Maysoon Mustafa Badi

    Design Study for Prototypes of Schools (under planning)

          Arch. Ahmed Abo Albishr Atta Elmanan

    Evaulation of Ivestment Site & Services Projects in Greater Khartoum

         Dr. Zuahl Eltayeb Awad Diab

    Residential Density: Concept and Practice in Khartoum –Sudan

            Dr. Zuahl Eltayeb Awad Diab

    Mapping of Building Densities in Greater Khartoum

         Arch. Maysoon Mustafa Badi

Our services

The department provides a range of services related to architecture and physical planning including design, redesign, evaluation and specialized consultancy.

Recently introduced to the range of services we provide is the conduction of thermal, humidity and acoustic measurements supported by our newly established Environmental lab.

    Design and Planning Studies

    Evaluation of architectural designs

    Evaluation of existing Buildings

    Environmental performance analysis for existing buildings

    supervision of construction and maintenance projects

Our Team

  Arch. Maysoon Mustafa Hassan Badimaysoon badi

Lecturer
   

Arch. Ahmed Abo Elbishr Atta Elmanan

Teaching Assistant

   

Arch. Mudathir Mustafa

Architect, Head Technician

   

Arch. Mohammed Eltayeb

Architect

   

Eng. Abdalla Faisal

Lab Technician

 Contact Us
Address: Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) University of Khartoum (U. of K.) -  Eljama'a Avenue
Postal Adress: P.O. Box 321  Khartoum
Tel: +249 183 781412
Fax: +249 183 779046
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.