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  • 21. THE EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM LOCAL SEED

    » ABSTRACT The seminar topic, “Extraction of oil from local seeds” is based on the study of palm oil and groundnut oil from palm fruits and groundnut seeds respectively, which are the local seeds. Oil is an organic substance which is an essential constituent of plants and animals. Extraction is a technique used for collecting oil from local seeds. The three major methods of extracting oil from l...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  230 engagements | 

  • 22. USE OF LOCAL PIGMENTS AND EXTENDERS FOR FORMULATION & PRODUCTION OF EMULSION PAI...

    » ABSTRACT The major aim of this project research work is to produce emulsion paint from locally sourced pigment & extenders.The materials used for the production was of local source.The major raw materials used for the production of the emulsion paint: water, titanium iv oxide, calcium carbonate, kaoline, calgon, natrosol, biocide P.V.A, ammonia, deformer (Ginap) kerosene, yellow iron oxide and red...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  334 engagements | 

  • 23. DESULPHURSATION KEROSENE

    » ABSTRACT This report aimed at determining the presence and removal of mercaptan sulphur in kerosene using colour indicator method. It is known that impurities such as free sulphur, sulphur dioxide, mercapters, funing materials etc. are found in petroleum products. Consequently,absorbents like molecular sieve, calcium oxide and even activated carbon could be used to trap these impurities, thereby m...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  287 engagements | 

  • 24. PRODUCTION OF ALKALI USING LOCAL RAW MATERIAL

    » ABSTRACT The project aims to develop a flow process to obtain the optimum temperature and time necessary for the maximum recovery of alkali present in palm inflorescence.On this ground, a preliminary experiment was performed. During this process, both male and female palm inflorescence were compared for maximum alkali production and it was observed that the female palm inflorescence produced highe...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  253 engagements | 

  • 25. SYNTHESIS OF ACTIVATED CARBON FROM COAL

    » ABSTRACT This project was carried out using coal sample from Onyeama coal mine Enugu, Enugu State. Activated coal was produced by carbonizing the coal and activating it using phosphoric acid at a temperature of 5500c. the degree of bleaching of raw palm oil was monitored using spectronic meter through absorbance measurement. The essence was to identify suitability of the coal as a bleaching agent ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  324 engagements | 

  • 26. BLEACHING OF PALM OIL USING ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

    » ABSTRACT This project work is on the bleaching of palm oil using activated charcoal.The charcoal used for this work was made from pieces of animal bone by carbonization method. It was then activated into two different samples. Firstly, the basic sample was activated using anaphoric acid (H2 s04) while the other was activated by just heating as a control for the experiment; both at a constant tempe...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  293 engagements | 

  • 27. EFFECT OF LIQUID FLOW RATE AND GAS FLOW RATE ON A PACKED ABSORPTION TOWER AND RE...

    » ABSTRACT The purpose of the project is to study the effect of liquid flow rate and gas flow rate on the pressure drop in a packed absorption tower and also to repair and restore the packed absorption tower to good working condition.Trouble shooting revealed that the exit drain value was broken due to carelessness on the part of former user of the equipment. We had to carry out glassblowing operati...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  251 engagements | 

  • 28. AN EMISSION INVENTORY OF POLLUTANT

    »       Pollutant emissions in Enugu urban are generally from the combustion of petroleum products and to a negligible extent, solid waste disposal by open burning.             The quantity of petroleum products consumed within Enugu urban was obtained in the spot” from the functional fuel stations in the area.             The results showed that Nitrogen Oxide (No) has th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  280 engagements | 

  • 29. DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF NONWOOD PLANT FIBERS IN PULP AND PAPERMAKING

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The earlist information about usage of grasses as a writing material dates back to 3000 be in Egypt where the pressed pith tissue of papyrus sedge Cyperus Papyrus L. was the most widely used writing material. Actual papermaking was discovered by a Chinese Ts’ ai Lun in 105 AD, when he found a way of making sheets using fib...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  301 engagements | 

  • 30. PANEL PAINTING USING BAMBOO

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND HISTORY Panel painting, painting executed on a rigid support—ordinarily wood or metal—as distinct from painting done oncanvas. Before canvas came into general use at the end of the 16th century, the panel was the support most often used for easel painting. A variety of woods have been used, including beech, cedar, chestnut, fir,...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  284 engagements | 

  • 31. PRESERVATION OF PALM WINE USING ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

    » ABSTRACT   This study was aimed at the preservation of palm wine using ultraviolet radiation. The experiments were done using an ultraviolet sterilizer at time intervals of 2, 4,7,25 and 29hours. The freshly tapped palm wine was first analyzed and result shows that the pH, sugar content, specific gravity titrable acidity, alcohol and total solids recorded values of 6.60, 5.40, 0.984g/m3, 0.66, 4....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  339 engagements | 

  • 32. THE EFFECT OF CORIOLIS FORCE IN THE VIBRATION OF PIPELINE CONTAINING FLOWING LIQ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0                                                                 INTRODUCTION 1.1                                    BACKGROUND In the design of pipeline filled with flowing fluid, it is imperative that the vibration properties of the pipeline are analyzed to prevent excessive vibrat...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  350 engagements | 

  • 33. GAS FLARING AND IT'S EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT

    » ABSTRACT        This work deals with the multi faceted impact of gas flaring on a global scale and the different approach employed by researchers to measuring gas flared and its resulting emissions and the effect on environment, life and so on. It gives an overview of method employed by these researchers in the oil and gas industry, academia and government in attempt to determining ways of ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  340 engagements | 

  • 34. PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF MORINGA OLEIFERA AND AZADRICHTA INDICA LEAVES

    » ABSTRACTStudies were conducted to determine the phytochemicasl present in moringa olrifera and Azadrichta indica leaves. Leaves for this work were washed, room dried ground to powder. The ground leave for both sample were soaked in four different solvent; Ethanol, n Hexane, Ethyl acetate and water for 24 hours. After the contact elapsed the solvent were filtered to recover the extract. Qualitative...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  286 engagements | 

  • 35. REFINING OF SOYA BEAN OIL

    » ABSTRACTThis project work studied the refining of crude soya bean oil extracted from soya bean seed using alkali /caustic refining method. The work was carried out using phosphoric acid for the degumming /pretreatment process and sodium hydroxide for the neutralization /refining of the oil. Certain tests were carried out on both the crude and refined oil such as saponification value, acidic value,...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  243 engagements | 

  • 36. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COAL, FUEL OIL AND NATURAL GAS FOR CEMENT PRODUCTION

    » ABSTRACTThis study is a comparative analysis of the use of coal, fuel oil and natural gas for cement production noting their physical and chemical properties, cost and availability, impact on the environment and human health. Out of the seven cement manufacturing industries in Nigeria, three industries use these fuels were selected for the study. The industries are NigerCem –Ebonyi state, Dangot...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 37. CONSTRUCTION OF A FLUIDZED BED REACTOR

    »   ABSTRACT The project is the construction of fluidised bed reactor. After a detailed research mild steel was chosen as the material of construction based on its inherent properties. The construction process entitles the marketing out of the sheet to the specified dimensions. This was followed by center punching and cutting. The sheets are then joined together after rolling by welding. Finally, s...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  214 engagements | 

  • 38. CONSTRUCTION OF A STANDARD DRAWING DESK

    »       ABSTRACT   This project is a fabrication of a standard drawing writing desk using the cheapest, effective and most readily available materials. Method of maintenance and services were also taken into consideration.           The functional aspect of the equipment was also given adequate consideration in the project work. Also take into consideration the reliability, portability...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  281 engagements | 

  • 39. CONSTRUCTION OF BOOK SHELVE

    »       ABSTRACT           A book shelve is a structure which here series of compartments for the preservation of books, valuable or useful materials, which are made up of metal, wood or plastic materials of construction. (Engineering materials).      The book shelve was constructed in the institute. (I.M.T Enugu).       However, before the construction, two standard metal she...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  201 engagements | 

  • 40. CONSTRUCTION OF FLOW NOZZLE

    » ABSTRACT   The project title “fabrication of flow nozzle” was done by a selected group of ND II Chemical Engineering Students and the practiced objective (aim) of the project was centered on constructing a nozzle that is capable of transporting fluid from one to the other, to determine the charge in velocity of the moving fluid across two given areas of the nozzle and to be able to measure th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  225 engagements | 


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