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  • 41. CONSTRUCTION OF PACKED DISTILLATION COLUMN

    »       ABSTRACT             This is an abstract on the construction of a packed distillation column. A packed distillation column is used in the separating process distillation that is the separation of two miscible liquids.           It was constructed by marking out the dimension of the column, condenser, pot, using steel rule scriber, oxyacetylene flame was used for cutti...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  237 engagements | 

  • 42. CONSTRUCTION OF SHELL AND TUBE HEAT EXCHANGER

    »       ABSTRACT             The aim of this project was to construct shell and tube heat exchanger with fixed boundless. A heat exchanger that would cool 5 x 5 x 10 – 3 kg/s of steam at a calculated heat load of 152 – 395/S was fabricated. The steam is to reach the heat exchanger from a distillation column at a temperature of 300k. The specification of  the layout as well as t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  244 engagements | 

  • 43. REPAIR AND REFURBISHMENT OF A CENTRIFUGAL PUMP

    »       ABSTRACT The aim of this project was to restore and renovate one phase, one horse power centrifugal pump to its normal operating condition for future practical purposes. The work started with fault finding/trouble shooting, a method of closing the discharge stop valve, and first priming the pump before running it was adopted. However, after tighting all nuts and bolts, closing the dischar...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  285 engagements | 

  • 44. REPAIR OF STOP CLOCKS

    »       ABSTRACT             Stop clocks are devices for indicating time duration for the occurrence of two events after a passage of time. They are usually powered by batteries and they measure time in unit of seconds. Most clocks stop working as a result of the inability of the main spring to make a complete revolution. Also problems that do arise in clocks and cause it to breakdown ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  265 engagements | 

  • 45. THE FABRICATION FOR A SET OF SIEVES AND SAKER

    »       ABSTRACT             The fabrication of a set of sieves and shaker was carried out in paliton workshop, Enugu. After a thorough analysis on the suitable materials to be used in fabrication, galvanized steel was chosen due to its advantages over materials of fabrication. The fabrication was carried out in order to analyze the sizes of particles. The component parts of the sets o...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  265 engagements | 

  • 46. EXTRACTION OF FORMULATION OF PERFUME FROM PLANT

    »   CHAPTER ONE1. 1 INTRODUCTIONThe word perfume derives from the latin ―per fumum‖ meaning through smoke, is fragrant liquid that is sprayed or rubbed on the skin or clothes to give a pleasant smell. Extraction of perfume from various plants resources is of ancient origin. Infact the natives from different tropical regions of the globe have long been extracting oil from numerous oil bearing pl...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  230 engagements | 

  • 47. HEAD LOSES IN HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL ORIFICEMETER: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS WITH ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION1.1. Background of the studyFluid mechanics deals with the study of all fluids under static and dynamic situations. Fluid mechanics is a branch of continuous mechanics which deals with a relationship between forces, motions, and statical conditions in a continuous material. This study area deals with many and diversified problems such as surface tension, fluid statics, flow...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  229 engagements | 

  • 48. 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 |  187 engagements | 

  • 49. 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 |  217 engagements | 

  • 50. 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 |  232 engagements | 

  • 51. 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 |  234 engagements | 

  • 52. 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 |  208 engagements | 

  • 53. 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 |  212 engagements | 

  • 54. 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 |  226 engagements | 

  • 55. 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 |  264 engagements | 

  • 56. 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 |  223 engagements | 

  • 57. 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 |  210 engagements | 

  • 58. 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 |  239 engagements | 

  • 59. 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 |  190 engagements | 

  • 60. 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 |  189 engagements | 


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