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  • 21. THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HYDROLYSIS OF CELLULOSE
    »   CHAPTER ONE1.1 IntroductionCellulose is the name given to a long chain of atoms consisting of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen arranged in a particular manner it is a naturally occurring polymeric material containing thousands of glucose like rings each of which contain three alcoholic OH groups. Its general each of which contain three alcoholic OH groups. Its general formula is represented as (C6H1...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  54 engagements | 

  • 22. THE PRODUCTION OF YAM FLOUR
    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 Background Of The StudyYam (dioscorea spp.) is a multi species crop that originated principally from Africa and Asia before spreading to other parts of the world (Hahn et al.,1987). It belongs to the family of dioscoreae within the genus dioscorea and serves as a staple crop in west Africa.(Asiedu et al., 1992). There are many cultivars of yam, though only six are i...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  57 engagements | 

  • 23. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CHEMICAL AND MICROWAVE SYNTHESIZED ACTIVATED CARBON FROM ...
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDYActivated carbon, also widely known as activated charcoal or activated coal is a form of carbon which has been processed to make it extremely porous and thus to have a very large surface area available for adsorption or chemical reactions (Mattson et al., 1971). The word active is sometimes used in place of activated. It is characterized by high degre...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  64 engagements | 

  • 24. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A REFRIGERATING UNIT
    »   ABSTRACT             The design and construction of s refrigerating unit is handled from the knowledge of the working principles of laws of thermodynamics.             The size of the containing vessel i.e the case as established to be of 45cm by 32 cm in dimension. The Angle iron mild steel to used in the fabrication and welding. The box case of two layers are fabricated....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  83 engagements | 

  • 25. UTILIZATION STUDIES OF ENUGU COAL
    »   ABSTRACT             This study has its theme as a utilization studies of Enugu coals with the view of studying its properties, classification, preparation storage etc comparing coals obtained from different locations.             The Enugu coal is a sub bitummous and non coking coal.  It is very rich in waxes and resins, thus it may be suitable for the production of liqu...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  63 engagements | 

  • 26. CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME BRANDED MOTOR OIL
    »   ABSTRACT This project work, characterization of some branded motor oil was aimed at studying and analyzing the characteristics/properties of lubricating oils of various brands it also exphered the origin, properties, refining and exploration techniques of crude oil to produce variety of products such as liquid petrol, lubricating oil, waxes etc.   Furthermore, physical tests or characterizatio...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  74 engagements | 

  • 27. THE RATE OF BLEACHING OF PALM OIL WHITE COAL
    »   ABSTRACT This project was carried using activated local form local corporation Enugu, and the rate of bleaching of palm oil using spectrophotometer by measuring the absorbance. It was also performed to check the suitability of local as a bleaching agent for palm oil. The local from local corporation Enugu was collected and activated with acid (H2S04) before being used for the bleaching process....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  75 engagements | 

  • 28. PRODUCTION OF PLANT MIRROR USING LOCAL RAW MATERIAL
    »   ABSTRACT This project “production of plane mirror using local raw material” is meant to study the possibility of producing plane mirror using sand rich in silica as its major local raw material. Plane mirror is produced by casting one side of a sheet glass.  Presently in Nigeria, sheet glass is not used easily produce and as such, the local raw material used in the in the production of pla...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 29. FABRICATION OF CANDLE MOULD WITH TWENTY FOUR (24) HOLES
    »   ABSTRACT The candle mould has twenty four (24) holes which could produce twenty four (24) quality candle sticks Aluminum, a non ferrous metal was used as the construction material for the mould the type of casting technique used was green sand mould method. In the process of moulding the pattern was placed in the flask which contained the green sand.  The flask was turned upside down and the r...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  70 engagements | 

  • 30. CONSTRUCTION OF A SIMPLE SIZE REDUCTION MACHINE
    »   ABSTRACT This project (Construction Of A Simple Size Reduction Machine) It was constructed locally with the use of local materials and tools in I.M.T mechanical Engineering workshop.  The various parts of the equipment were constructed separately using mild steel before finally coupled. During the construction, the conveyors and it’s housing were first constructed.  It consists of a shaft w...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  73 engagements | 

  • 31. FORMULATION AND PRODUCTION OF LEVERA SOAP
    »   ABSTRACT The production of the soap was carried out using all the necessary equipments like the reactor, mould, stirrer, hygrometer guage etc. and all the required reagents for soap production in correct proportion. In the production, palm kernel oil (P.K.O) was used instead of tallow or grease.  This was because soap produced from grease or tallow tends to dissolve slowly at room temperature,...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  50 engagements | 

  • 32. THE EFFECT OF LIQUID FLOERATE AND GAS FLOWRATE ON A PACKED ABSORPTION TOWER AND ...
    »   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 o...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 33. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COAL AND COCONUT ACTIVATED CARBON
    »   ABSTRCT The experiment was carried out to analyze comparatively coal and coconut activated carbon.  The coal sample used in bituminous and with density of 1300kg 1m3 tile coconut shell was used. The coal and coconut shell was first activated using phosphoric acid.  The activated coal and coconut carbons mere then used to bleach palm oil after preliminary treatment of the palm oil. The 10 di...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  50 engagements | 

  • 34. THE USE OF LOCAL PIGMENTS AND EXTENDERS FOR FORMULATION AND PRODUCTION OF EMULSI...
    »   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 an...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  54 engagements | 

  • 35. DESIGN AND OPERATION OF A SHELL AND TUBE HEAT EXCHANGER
    »   TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE Introduction CHAPTER TWO 2.0              Literature Review 2.0.1        Classification of heat Exchanger  2.0.2        Categories of heat exchangers 2.0.3        Types of heat exchangers 2.0.4        Material for constructions 2.0.5        Tube shape and position 2.0.6        Firing 2.0.7        Heat so...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 36. CONSTRUCTION OF A PILOT MOTORISED MIXER
    »   ABSTRACT A motorized mixer of 200 liters capacity was constructed to have the capability of mixing 200 liters of fluid during operation. The construction of the mixer involves the preliminary measures and calculations on the surface area of the metal sheet.  Some basic workshop practices was carried out during the construction such as the marking out of the metal sheet, cutting of different si...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  72 engagements | 

  • 37. CONSTRUCTION OF A BLENDER
    »   ABSTRACT Blender is an electric machine for size reducing soft food or liquid mixture.  Blender is some time called liquidizer consists of a glass jar or jug containing a steel blade assembly at the base driven by a small electric motor. Construction of blender was done based on the principle of size of reduction using electric motor as the major driver force.  During the construction of blen...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 38. CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL SIEVE COMPARTMENT
    »   ABSTRACT         The construction of Sieve Industrial Sieve Compartment was carried out in the Engineering Workshop, Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu.         The aim of this project is to fabricate an industrial sieve compartment which is capable of separating solid particles of various sizes.         The construction was carried out in order to analyze the si...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 39. THE 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 const...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  75 engagements | 

  • 40. CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL WHEEL BARROW
    »   ABSTRACT           Wheel barrow can be defined as a simple machine used in transferring heavy loads materials from one place to another by pushing. It can be used or serve as farm equipment, industrial equipment and for other purpose.           How ever, mateials used for the cnstruction of wheelbarrow are bought in standard sizes either in long bare eg for the handle or in st...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  72 engagements | 


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