CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

EFFECTS OF AVAILABILITY AND USE OF LABORATORIES ON STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE SUBJECTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Science had been of great importance internationally for sustainable and socio-economic development as well as for technological advancement of nations. Knowledge of science and technology is therefore a requirement in all countries and needed by all people globally due to numerous challenges that are facing them. These …

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PID CONTROL OF A FATTY ACID METHYL ESTER REACTIVE DISTILLATION PROCESS

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION With the limited availability of conventional petroleum diesel and, also, as a result of environmental concerns, fatty acid methyl Ester, otherwise known as biodiesel, which is an alternative fuel, is currently receiving attention in both academic and industrial research. This material can be used to replace petroleum diesel without …

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PREDICTION OF STUCK PIPE USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NEWORK

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION Over several years the petroleum industry has been facing challenges associated with stuck pipe. Stuck pipe has caused a major drilling cost for the drilling industry worldwide and various cost estimates carried out have indicated that the cost of fixing stuck pipe issues exceeds $250 million per year …

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PRODUCTION OF BIODIESEL FROM WASTE VEGETABLE OIL USING EGGSHELL BASED CATALYST

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Biodiesel has tremendously gained popularity because it is a renewable and environmentally friendly fuel. It is a major key component in the motor diesel engines today because of their attractive features. It represents a largely closed carbon dioxide cycle (approximately 78%), as it is derived from renewable …

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PRODUCTION OF BLACK AND BROWN POLISH FOR ECONOMIC GAIAN

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The emergence of polish technology in engineering is apparent offshoot of complexities resulting from the induction of substances that produce desired gloss and provides a protective coating for the surface of the materials, changing it to a dry adherent film. Therefore, polish is a substances usually wax based, which when …

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PRODUCTION OF CASSAVA OF STARCH FROM CASSAVA

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Cassava was known to the world before the discovery of America.  The Portuguese settlers found the native Indian’s in Brazil growing the cassava plant and Pierre Marty wrote in 1490 that the poisonous roots of a “Yucca” were used in the preparation of bread.  Cassava were introduced to the Westerner …

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CONSTRUCTION OF SOAP CUTTING DEVICE AND THE INCREASE ON SOAP PRODUCTION

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF STUDY The project entitled construction of soap cutting device is aimed at producing equipment for the size-reduction of manufactured soap into shape, size, design and patterns. Soap cutting device is the equipment used for cutting or size-reducing of soaps. It is the tool used for cutting, size …

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CONSTRUCTION OF SIZE REDUCTION EQUIPMENT

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Size reduction in any industry is a very important operation because it involves the breaking down of larges particles by means of mechanical method into smaller and finer size.  It is a major process in some industries like food processing industries, plastic industries, paint and drug industries, ceramic industries, cement …

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