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  • 1. ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL CONTAMINATION IN IRISH POTATOES AND SOILS FROM AN ABAN...

    » ABSTRACT   This study was undertaken to assay the elemental concentration in some Irish potatoes and soils from farmlands in an ex mining area at Dahwol vwana village, Jos south L.G.A, Plateau state, Nigeria. The total heavy metal concentrations (for Irish potato and soil samples) were obtained using Atomic Absorption Spectrometer. It was observed from the soil sample concentration values gotten ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  257 engagements | 

  • 2. CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROWAVE ACTIVATED CARBON DERIVED FROM THE MIXTURE OF PALM ...

    »   ABSTRACT   Palm Kernel Shell and Coconut Shell were utilized for the preparation of activated Carbon (AC) by microwave assisted NaCl/CaCl2 chemical activation at microwave radiation power of 700W and radiation time of 20 minutes. The activated carbon Samples were characterized by, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) coupled with Energy Dispersive X ,Ray Spectroscopy, X Ray Diffraction (XRD), m...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  200 engagements | 

  • 3. CONTROL ROD CALIBRATION OF NIGERIA RESEARCH REACTOR -1 (NIRR-1) USING POSITIVE P...

    » ABSTRACT   Calibration of control rod has become an essential tool for measuring the reactivity changes in a reactor. The Positive Period Method of control rod calibration was shown to be a relatively independent, more accurate and well suited to the core configuration and control rod mechanism of low power reactors. The Nigeria Research Reactor 1 (NIRR 1) is a low power Miniature Neutron Source ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  166 engagements | 

  • 4. THERMAL POWER CALIBRATION OF NIGERIA RESEARCH REACTOR-1 BY CALORIMETRIC AND HEAT...

    » ABSTRACT     This research work presents the results of the thermal power calibration of Nigeria Research Reactor 1 (NIRR 1), a low power Miniature Neutron Source Reactor (MNSR), using calorimetric and heat balance methods. The calibration was performed at two different power levels: half power (15kW) and full power (30kW). The calorimetric method involved operating the reactor at a constant pow...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  157 engagements | 

  • 5. ESTIMATION OF ORGAN EQUIVALENT AND EFFECTIVE DOSES FROM DIAGNOSTIC X-RAY

    » ABSTRACT     The radiation dose received by the patient during the radiological examination is essential to prevent risks of exposure. The aim of this work is to study organ equivalent and effective dose s for common diagnostic radiographic examinations at General hospital Dutsin Ma local Government Area, Katsina State, Nigeria. We estimated the entrance surface dose received by patients undergo...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  170 engagements | 

  • 6. DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A PASSIVE SOLAR WATER HEATER

    » ABSTRACT     Solar energy being transmitted from the sun through space to earth by electromagnetic radiation must be converted to heat before it can be used in a practical heating or cooling system. Solar energy collectors, the devices used to convert the suns radiation to heat, usually consist of a surface that efficiently absorbs radiation and converts this incident flux to heat which raises t...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  179 engagements | 

  • 7. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF DIGITAL DISTANCE MEASURING INSTRUMENT

    »   ABSTRACT       Distance measurement plays a vital role in engineering, science and business. The distance is always measured between two points. Generally distance measurement is possible only by making contact with the target whose distance is to be measured, but this project discusses the measurement of distance by digital measuring instrument. This is done by providing a circular object (...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  170 engagements | 

  • 8. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SOME COMMON ROOFING MATERIALS IN NIGE...

    » ABSTRACT     Thermal properties refer to characteristics of a material defining the substance and related to temperature dependent. The most important thing in building design is the protection of people who live and work within the environment. The research work identified some common roofing materials used for building design in Nigeria..The samples include aluminium (coated), Zinc and stone c...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  199 engagements | 

  • 9. ASSESSMENT OF RADON-222 IN SOME SELECTED WATER SOURCES

    » ABSTRACT   Radon is one of the sources of nuclear contamination in water and the largest contributor of the total radiation received by the general public from natural radioactive sources. Human exposure to high doses of radon through inhalation as gas or ingestion in water can lead to cancer. In this present work, the activity concentrations of Radon 222 (222 Rn) were investigated from fifteen ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  143 engagements | 

  • 10. MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF INDOOR AND OUTDOOR AMBIENT RADIATION LEVELS AT THE...

    » ABSTRACT     Harmful background radiation in our environment has been identified as one of the primary causes of various ailments such as cancer and tumors in our society today. These Higher radiation levels are emitted from igneous rocks such as granite rocks and soil formed from the weathering of these rocks as well as Radon gas in the atmosphere while lower radiation levels are usually associ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  154 engagements | 

  • 11. THE STUDY OF LONGITUDINAL AND LATITUDINAL VARIATION OF EQUATORIAL ELECTROJET SIG...

    » ABSTRACT     Solar quiet current ( ) and Equatorial Electrojet (EEJ) are two current systems which are produced by electric current in the ionosphere. The enhancement of the horizontal magnetic field is the EEJ. This research is needed for monitoring equatorial geomagnetic current which causes atmospheric instabilities and affects high frequency and satellite communication. This study presents t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  131 engagements | 

  • 12. GEOELECTRIC INVESTIGATION OF GROUNDWATER POTENTIAL USING VERTICAL ELECTRICAL SOU...

    » ABSTRACT     A geoelectric survey of groundwater potential was carried out in the male hostel at Isa Kaita College of Education Dutsinma, Katsina State Nigeria using ABEM SAS 300 Terrameter. The Wenner and Schlumberger electrodes configurations were used for data acquisition. In the process, four Vertical Electrical Soundings (VES) were conducted at stations 01, 02, 03, and 04 covering the area....Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  132 engagements | 

  • 13. THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SOME SELECTED MATERIALS USED AS CEILING IN BUILDING

    » ABSTRACT     This work investigates the thermal properties of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Plaster of Paris (POP), asbestos, and cardboard commonly used as ceiling materials. The steady state method for Lee’s disc apparatus was employed to determine these thermal properties which include, thermal conductivity, thermal resistivity, thermal diffusivity, thermal absorptivity and density. The obtaine...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  178 engagements | 

  • 14. THE STUDY OF STRUCTURAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF LEAD SULPHIDE (PbS) THIN FI...

    » ABSTRACT     Lead sulfide (PbS) thin films were prepared on glass substrates at room temperature by chemical bath deposition (CBD) technique. The influence of dip times on the lead sulphide (PbS) thin films deposited on glass slide substrates via chemical bath deposition (CBD) technique using chemical precursors, nitrate Pb(NO3)2, and thiourea SC(NH2)2, and sodium hydroxide (NaOH) at room temper...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  129 engagements | 

  • 15. THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE HEARING AID DEVICE

    » ABSTRACT     Hearing aid device is a small electronic gadget that is fit in or behind the ear to improve one’s hearing and consequently communication ability.This research work involves the design and development of a hearing aid device withpre amplifier; an acoustic signal picked up using a condenser microphone. TDA 2822M IC is configured to produce an audio amplification which is converted t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  160 engagements | 

  • 16. POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (EMF) ON HUMAN HEALTH

    » ABSTRACT   The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) has updated the previous opinion on "Possible effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF), Radio Frequency Fields (RF) and Microwave Radiation on human health" by the Scientific Committee on Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and the Environment (CSTEE) from 2001, with respect  to whether or not exposure to electromagneti...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  294 engagements | 

  • 17. APPICATION OF GEOELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY IMAGING TO INVESTIGATE GROUNDWATER POTEN...

    » ABSTRACT    Geoelectrical resistivity imaging using both 2D and Vertical Electrical Sounding (1D) method was carried out in Atan , Ado/Odo Ota Local Government, Ogun State ,Nigeria using the PAS earth resistivity meter.Three profiles was carried out using both Wenner and Schlumberger array configuration. The data was interpreted using RES2DINV for 2D and computer iteration method (WinResist) for...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  181 engagements | 

  • 18. EFFECT OF SECONDARY RADIOCLIMATIC VARIABLES ON SIGNAL PROPAGATION

    » ABSTRACT    This study presents the effects of Radioclimatic variables on signal propagation in Nsukka, Nigeria. The primary Radioclimatic data used in the study include temperature, pressure and humidity or water vapour pressure, while secondary radioclimatic data includes refractivity (N), refractive index (n) and effective earth’s radius (k factor). The measurements of the primary var...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  218 engagements | 

  • 19. GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TERNARY CHALCOGENIDE THIN FILMS FOR EFFICIENT SOL...

    » ABSTRACT     Ternary thin films of  Iron Copper Sulphide  (FeCuS), Iron Zinc Sulphide (FeZnS), Lead Silver Sulphide (PbAgS), Copper Silver Sulphide (CuAgS) and Copper Zinc Sulphide (CuZnS) were  grown  using cheap and simple solution  growth technique with EDTA,  TEA and NH3  as  complexing agents.  The deposited films were characterized using PYE UNICO UV 2102 PC  spectrophotometer, ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  148 engagements | 

  • 20. SOMATIC AND GENETIC EFFECTS OF LOW SAR 2.45 GHz MICROWAVE RADIATION ON WISTAR RA...

    » ABSTRACT   The somatic and genetic effects of 2.45 GHz Microwave radiation (MWR) on male and female Sprague Dawley rats were studied. Two hundred rats were used for this study. They were grouped into control and exposed according to the parameters under consideration. The animals were exposed to various levels of specific absorption rate (SARs) using the microwave generator, model ER660E, Serial ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  179 engagements | 


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