Agricultural Engineering

Fertility Status Of Soil In Irrigation Research Farm Of The Department Of Agricultural Engineering At Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike:-Tom, Owoidighe E.

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The study was carried out in Department of Agricultural and Engineering Irrigation Research Farm Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike in Abia State. The major objectives were...

40 pages (6756 words) · Projects · 1 month ago

Design And Fabrication Of Solar Box Cooker:- Nwogu, Ikenna S.

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A solar box cooker was fabricated with cheap, available materials such as mild steel for the structure and w indow frame, mirror for the reflection of sun rays into the cooking chamber,...

67 pages (12887 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Design And Construction Of Pedal Operated Melon Shelling Machine:- Uruakpa Friday

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A pedal operated melon Sheller based on the principle of impact was developed and tested The results show that the machine has a shelling efficiency of 63.5% at 23.9%MC(wb); power...

63 pages (8975 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Fertility Status Of Soil In Irrigation Research Farm Of The Department Of Ag Ri Cultural Engineering At Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudikie:- Tom, Owoidighe E.

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The study was carried out in Department of Agricultural and Engineering Irrigation Research Farm Michael O/cpara University of Agricultural Umudike in Abia State. The major objectives were...

40 pages (6717 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

An Assessment Of Farm Power And Machinery Workshops In Some Selected States In South East, Nigeria

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An investigative survey was embarked upon to assess the condition of farm power and machinery workshops in three selected states in South East, Nigeria. A questionnaire was used to obtain...

93 pages (21092 words) · Projects · 4 months ago

Design And Fabrication Of Pedal Operated Melon Shelling Machine

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A pedal operated melon Sheller based on the principle of impact was developed and tested. The results show that the machine has a shelling efficiency of 63.5% at 23.9%MC(wb); power...

63 pages (8926 words) · Projects · 4 months ago

Design And Construction Of Evaporative Cooler For The Storage Of Fruit And Vegetable Using Locally Available Materials

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 Hexagonal Evaporative cooler was designed, constructed and tested using locally available materials. This was used in the preservation of freshly harvested Vegetables. The capacity...

89 pages (11993 words) · Projects · 6 months ago

Evaluation Of Potential Evapotranspiration Data Of National Root Crop Research Institute (NRCRI) Field Umudike

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In this study, modified Blaney-Criddle method was adopted to evaluate the potential evapotranspiration data of National Root Crop Research Institute Umudike. This involve maximum and...

55 pages (8308 words) · Projects · 6 months ago

Technical Evaluation of a motorized cassava pelleting machine

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Technical evaluation of a cassava pelleting machine was carried out to determine the machine's peleting efficiency, speeds of operation and moisture content at which the machine pellets....

55 pages (8822 words) · Projects · 7 months ago

Determination of Water Intake Characteristics of Umudike's Soil

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The application of water to the soil by surface irrigation method is common in most of the agrarian world. (Hensen et al, 1980). It involves the flooding of the fields whereby the water is...

104 pages (13272 words) · Projects · 7 months ago

The Effects Of Grain Sizes And Heat Sources On The Drying Profile Of Cocoa Beans

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Four sweat boxes were constructed using wooden material (IO x 10 x 35) (LWH) and hoisted 4 electric bulbs of 100, 200, 300 and 400 watts respectively on the boxes. Cocoa been sorted into...

80 pages (13632 words) · Projects · 7 months ago

Effect Of Tillage Method On Soil Organic Matter And Maize Yield Grown Under Rain-Fed Conditions In M.O.U.A.U Soil


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Field experiments were carried out to study the effect of tillage method on soil organic matter on yield of maize under rain-fed conditions on a sandy loam soil of Michael Okpara...

99 pages (14718 words) · Projects · 7 months ago

Effect Of Water Impurity On Compressive Strength Of Concrete (A Case Study Of Sulphate As The Impurity)

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A study was conducted at Michael Okpara University Agriculture Umudike to determine the effect of water impurity, with sulphate being the impurity under study, on the compressive strength...

50 pages (12468 words) · Projects · 7 months ago

Design And Fabrication Ginger Biomass Cabinet Drying Machine Ginger Drying Machine

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Drying of crops is of great economic importance in the world over, especially in Nigeria where most of the crops and grains harvest are lost to fungal and microbial attacks. Most crops and...

68 pages (9950 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Determination Of Selected Physical And Mechanical Properties Of Cocoa Pod

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Selected physical properties of cocoa pod (Amazonian cocoa) such as cocoa pod length, width, thickness, volume, surface area, and roundness, angle of repose, weight, bulk density and...

62 pages (11416 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Development Of A Solar Fish Dryer With A Concentrating Collector

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Solar fish dryer with a concentrating collector was successfully developed and tested in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State (latitude of 5929¢N) from Nov. 13 to...

45 pages (8031 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Development And Preliminary Testing Of A Ginger Peeling Machine

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Peeling is one of the essential unit operations in processing ginger. Manual peeling is inefficient and it is associated with drudgery, hence, a motorized ginger peeling machine (GPM) was...

61 pages (9547 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Design Of Water Supply Pipeline Network (A Case Study Of Ibagwa-Ani Community)

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Water supply pipeline network was design for Ibagwa-ani community in Nsukka local government area Df Enugu State. This design was done to help in providing or making water easily available...

54 pages (11456 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Modeling And Optimization Of Performance Parameters For The Chipping Process Of A Cocoyam Chipping Machine

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Mathematical models for predicting the performance of cocoyam chipping machine were developed by dimensional analysis using the concept of Buckingham's Pi theorem. The models were...

128 pages (23894 words) · Theses · 2 years ago

Evaluation Of The Effects Of Different Drying Methods On The Nutrient Content Of Unripe Plantain

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This study was carried out to determine the effects of various drying methods on unripe plantain and its drying kinetics. The effects of commonly used drying methods which are sun,...

58 pages (11712 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Development Of An Indirect Natural Convective Dryer Integrated With Or Without A Biomass Gasifier As A Supplementary Heat Source

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An indirect type solar dryer integrated with a sawdust stove that can be used for drying agricultural products was designed, constructed and evaluated. The research was aimed at enabling...

92 pages (12679 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Production Of Biodiesel From Avocado Seed Oil

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 Due to the rate at which the non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuel are depleting worldwide and the attendant negative environmental impacts from its usage, Nigeria has...

53 pages (8995 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

A Simplified Model Predicting The Drying Rates Of Cassava

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 Fresh cassava (Manihot Spp.) roots were obtained and used in this study. They were peeled and diced into cubes of size thickness of 5 and 10mm. The cubes were dried in thin layers in...

65 pages (8515 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Design, Fabrication And Performance Evaluation Of A Bambara Decorticating Machine

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This work focused on the design and fabrication of a groundnut shelling and separating machine electrically powered by a hip motor. The machine has the capacity of shelling 400kg of...

66 pages (12423 words) · Projects · 2 years ago

Design And Development Of Palm Fruit Harvester

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Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) is a tree without branches but with many wide leaves at its top. It has become the world's number one fruit crop because of its unparalleled productivity. One...

66 pages (12423 words) · Projects · 2 years ago
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