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  • 51. 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 |  1,026 engagements | 

  • 52. 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 |  1,029 engagements | 

  • 53. 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 |  879 engagements | 

  • 54. 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 |  1,344 engagements | 

  • 55. 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 |  2,020 engagements | 

  • 56. 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 |  1,717 engagements | 

  • 57. 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 |  1,168 engagements | 

  • 58. 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 |  1,465 engagements | 

  • 59. 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 |  851 engagements | 

  • 60. 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 |  1,741 engagements | 

  • 61. 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 |  1,402 engagements | 

  • 62. 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 |  1,702 engagements | 

  • 63. 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 |  1,681 engagements | 

  • 64. 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 |  1,824 engagements | 

  • 65. 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 |  1,151 engagements | 

  • 66. 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 |  1,693 engagements | 

  • 67. 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 |  1,326 engagements | 

  • 68. 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 |  1,496 engagements | 

  • 69. 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 |  1,177 engagements | 

  • 70. 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 |  1,026 engagements | 

  • 71. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,142 engagements | 

  • 72. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  977 engagements | 

  • 73. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,244 engagements | 

  • 74. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,310 engagements | 

  • 75. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,798 engagements | 


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