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  • 21. DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF MAIZE CORN ON COB TRAY DRYER

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to generate a design data, design and fabricate a maize corn on cob tray dryer used by maize farmers. Ripped maize corns with husks were bought from the market and preserved to retained its moisture content, dehusked and thereafter, dried to a given percentage moisture content of 15%. This was done by laboratory dryer. The drying rate data was generated and the h...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  797 engagements | 

  • 22. CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL BARROW

    » ABSTRACT             The constructional project involved the construction of an industrial barrow of standard size was constructed.           The process used went across various Engineering practice. These involved the procurement of galvanized steel of 0.00mm to 300mm thickness. Some galvanized steel rods and pipes were also used for the construction.           The...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  519 engagements | 

  • 23. CONSTRUCTION OF SHEEL 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 the detail...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  596 engagements | 

  • 24. THE CONSTRUCTION OF SIEVE EQUIPMENT

    » ABSTRACT             The sets of seizes with shocker which was fabricated and assembled in the chemical engineering pilot plant was aimed at providing the students with a machine that will aid them in practical involving the separation of solid particles. Besides this, it was also fabricated sizes or diameter of the solid particles of a substance by allowing it pass through the pores or...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  511 engagements | 

  • 25. UTILIZATION STUDIES

    » 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 liquid fuels...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  450 engagements | 

  • 26. CONSTRUCTION OF A WOODEN BOOK SHELF

    » ABSTRACT             A bookshelf is a component fabricated for the purpose of storing or packaging books, files and other important documents.           The main aim of constructing this project is to produce a wooden bookshelf which will provide a lasting solution to the problem facing libraries, offices, churches and homes in packaging and storing book items and other items....Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  493 engagements | 

  • 27. TEMPERATURE AND WATER REQUIREMENT FOR LEACHING OF CAUSTIC ALKALI FROM ‘NGU’

    » ABSTRACT   The production and analysis of “Ngu” extract for temperature and water requirement for leaching of casuistic alkali is the basic objective of this project.  The production was carried out by using unit operations and also using the female inflorescence of a palm fruit (Eleasis Guineesis) as raw material.    The female inflorescence of palm fruit was size reduced from original d...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  504 engagements | 

  • 28. CONSTRUCTION OF A STANDARD WHEEL BARROW

    » ABSTRACT             This project, fabrication of a standard wheelbarrow is aimed at constructing a strong standard wheelbarrow, which can be able to convey a certain quantity of load from one place to another. The wheelbarrow cab be used in different areas of life like in Agricultural sector, industries etc.           The standardization or the strongness of the wheel barrow ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  455 engagements | 

  • 29. CONSTRUCTION OF AN OPEN STEAM DISTILLATION COLUMN

    » CHAPTER ONE   1.0     INTRODUCTION           Distillation is a separating technique in which two liquids are separated at essentially the same temperature and pressure.  It is also the term used to describe the operation where the vaporization of a liquid mixture yields a vapor phase containing more than one constituents and it is desired to recover one or more of this constituen...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  650 engagements | 

  • 30. DESULPHURISATION 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, marketers, finding 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, th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  804 engagements | 

  • 31. EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM LOCAL SEED (GROUNDNUT SEED) & CHARACTERIZATION

    » ABSTRACT   This project “Extraction of oil from a local seed (groundnut oil) and Characterization” was carried out using ten cups of groundnut seeds that was purchased from a local market in Enugu metropolis.  The oil these seeds were in Enugu using solvent extraction method.  Two different solvents were used in the extraction namely: Ethane and order to compare their yield, physical and ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  860 engagements | 

  • 32. DETERMINATION OF HEAVY METAL IN EFFLUENTS FROM SOME SELECTED PHARMACEUTICAL C...

    » ABSTRACT The concentration of some heavy metals in the effluents of five (5) companies operating in Enugu State, Nigeria were determined using atomic absorption spectrophotometer. The heavy metals detected in this study include Arsenic (AS), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr),  Iron (Fe), Mercury (Hg), Manganese (Mn),  Nickel (Ni), Lead (Pb) and Zinc (Zn). Most of the samples were found to contain th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  557 engagements | 

  • 33. GLYCERINE RECOVERY FROM SPENT SOAP LYE

    » ABSTRACT The recovery of glycerine from spent soap lye has been done using soap lye samples obtained from the hot process of soap production using palm kernel oil (P.K.O). The main advantage of hot process is that exact concentration of the lye solution is not known, but to perform this with adequate success, the lye and fat are boiled together at 80 – 1000C at times above 1000C until saponifica...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  674 engagements | 

  • 34. REPAIR AND RECOMMISSIONING OF PROCESS HEAT TRANSFER APPARATUS

    » ABSTRACT The repair and recommissioning of the process heat transfer apparatus was done in the pilot plant of chemical engineering department of institute of management and technology (IMT) Enugu. The repair work was done under the supervision  and direction  of an experienced technician the repair work was initiated by troubleshooting which revealed the faulty parts of the apparatus, then fol...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  409 engagements | 

  • 35. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS

    » ABSTRACT This seminar topic “Solid Waste Management and Disposal system” is based on the research on what solid waste is all about, how it is managed and its methods of disposal systems. Research on this topic enable us to know that solid wastes are discarded solid materials such as scraps of plastic, rubbers nylon, paper, etc. Also, the collection and processing of these wastes as well as dis...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  797 engagements | 

  • 36. THE APPLICATION OF SIZE REDUCTION

    » ABSTRACT This seminar is basically on application of size reduction in chemical industries. It’s main aim is to know where size reduction can be applied in industries, to find out the various equipments for the reduction and also the type of product for a particular equipment. The knowledge of this will help us know not just were size reduction. The knowledge of this will help us know not just w...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  563 engagements | 

  • 37. THE EFFECT OF PARTICLE SIZE ON THE EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM GROUNDNUT

    » ABSTRACT The aim of this research project was to determine the effect of particle size on the extraction of oil from groundnut. The successful extraction of the project require the following steps i.            Collection of the seeds ii.          Preparation of the seeds iii.        Particle size reduction iv.         Extraction process etc. The groundnut se...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  559 engagements | 

  • 38. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  667 engagements | 

  • 39. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  781 engagements | 

  • 40. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  573 engagements | 

  • 41. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  688 engagements | 

  • 42. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  588 engagements | 

  • 43. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  677 engagements | 

  • 44. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  588 engagements | 

  • 45. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  497 engagements | 


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