Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering

Single Layer Drying Kinetics Of Unripe Cooking Banana (Musa Cardaba) Using Various Drying Methods

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The effect of sample thickness (5, 10 and 15 mm) and method of drying; hot air drying (50, 60 and 70 C), microwave drying (200, 300 and 400W), open sun and solar drying on the...

67 pages (42384 words) · Thesis · 8 days ago

Evaluation Of Drainage Systems In Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

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The evaluation of the drainage systems was conducted in Michael Okpara university of agriculture, Umudike in Abia state. the evaluation was conducted using the normal linear measurement of...

46 pages (9333 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 17 days ago

Solid Waste Management for An Emerging Urban Center Ikwuano Local Government Area Umuahia Abia State

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Solid waste management· in an emerging urban centre in Ikwuano is the systematic control generation, collection, storage, transportation and disposal of solid waste. In this study, solid...

58 pages (11612 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 24 days ago

Assessment Of Brewery Effluent On Some Selected Engineering Properties Of Soil (A Study Of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Aba)

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The soil is the most important source of agricultural source. Most agricultural practices are carried out on the soil such practices include plant growth, irrigation etc. soils are known...

38 pages (6861 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 24 days ago

Evaluation Of Drainage Systems In Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia Sta Te, Nigeria

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 The evaluation of the drainage systems was conducted in Michael Okpara university of agriculture, Umudike in Abia state. the evaluation was conducted using the normal linear...

46 pages (9333 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 24 days ago

Responses Of Several Plant’s And Fruit’s Indicators To Pre-Harvest Regulated Deficit Irrigation In Garden Egg And Their Irrigation Scheduling

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Irrigation water stress and low water use efficiency (WUE) or water productivity (WP) both influence crop growth and fruit quality. Therefore, the corresponding relationship between amount...

53 pages (28931 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Coupled Heat And Mass Transfer Analysis Of A Novel Lab-Scale Batch Pyrolysis Reactor For Biochar Production

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This study presents the numerical simulation of biomass pyrolysis under isothermal condition following a two-step parallel kinetic reaction scheme in a single reactor. Biochar, one of the...

42 pages (19494 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Evaluation And Optimization Of Parameters For Drying Elephant Grass (Pennisetum Purpureum|) and Gamba Grass (Andropogon Tectorum) For Hay Making

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The objective of the study is to, evaluate and optimize the process parameters for effective drying of two high energy forage plant species indigenous to South-east Nigeria for hay making....

145 pages (33989 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Model Development And Optimization Of Processing Conditions For The Extraction Efficiencies Of Periwinkle Meat In An Extraction Machine

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Periwinkle meat presents economic potentials mainly due to its excellent protein quality and availability all year round. Hitherto studies on periwinkle have not been focused on periwinkle...

1 page (57030 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Design And Construction Of A Manually Pushed Automated Seed Broadcasting Machine

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Sowing of seeds especially the smaller seeds is operated manually by small scale farmers which normally results in poor distribution of the planted seeds. In a bid to solve the problems...

1 page (7838 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Mathematical Modeling Of Thin Layer Drying Kinetics Of Ginger Rhizome Using Active Solar Energy And Cabinet Dryers

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Single-layer drying kinetics of UG I and UG II whole and split (peeled and unpeeled) treatments, for Unblanched and Blanched at 50 for 3, 6, and 9 minutes respectively, were investigated...

Thesis · 8 months ago

Design And Construction Of A Hydraulic Particleboard Compaction Machine

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The study featured the design and construction of a hydraulic particleboard compaction machine. The developed machine comprises of component parts like the frame and fixed platen, movable...

1 page (21459 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Bio-Oil And Biodiesels Characteristics Of Oil Bean Seed As Affected By Drying Methods

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Renewable oils from biomaterials are now acknowledged as having the potential to provide for alternative fuels (biodiesel) and interest in the use of biofuels worldwide has grown strongly...

91 pages (15238 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Design And Construction Of A Cassava Chipping Machine

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A motorized cassava tuber chipping machine was designed, constructed and evaluated.  The objectives of the research are to investigate the effect of moisture content and speed on the...

74 pages (9154 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Development And Evaluation Of A Mini Weighing Lysimeter For Determination Of Consumptive Water Use Of Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum)

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The development of a Mini low-cost lysimeter was carried out and the lysimeter evaluated by using it to estimate the consumptive water use of tomatoes (lycopersicon esculentum) in sandy...

1 page (15725 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Development And Performance Evaluation Of A Single Row Tractor Drawn Ginger Harvester

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The tractor-drawn single row ginger rhizome harvester was the designed, fabricated and its performance was evaluated in terms of effective field capacity, field efficiency, and percentage...

1 page (17974 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Evaluation Of Lime To Control Seepage Losses In Fishpond

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 This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of lime to control seepage losses in fishpond. Measurements of seepage losses in fishponds were carried out with a metre rule to...

60 pages (7017 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Evaluation Of Some Engineering Properties 0f Oil Bean Seeds

 

 

 

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60 pages (10009 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Effects Of Soil Trampling By Animal (Cow) On Some Soil Mechanical Properties In Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike

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 A study of the effect of soil trampling by animal on some soil engineering properties was carried out in Umudike. The results of the study showed that the soil textural class for the...

35 pages (6388 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Development Of A Digital Cone Penetrometer

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Penetrometers are instruments used in soil tillage and dynamics, site explorations, road and foundation construction and crop root growth and development research. They may have either a...

54 pages (8817 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Energy Requirement For Size Reduction Of Palm Kernel And Groundnut Shells And Their Sieve Analysis

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 Palm kernel and groundnut shells were ground using a hammer mill with three different screen sizes (5.0, 3.0, and 0.8mm). The energy required for grinding these materials was...

67 pages (8470 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Modification Charcoal Dryer With Centrifugal Blower

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A charcoal dryer with centrifugal blower which is been powered manually suitable for drying agricultural products was developed to improve on the traditional methods of drying agricultural...

45 pages (5907 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Physical Characterization Of Periwinkle Shell And Rice Husk As Coarse Aggregate For Livestock Housing

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The research involves the physical characterization of periwinkle-rice composite as coarse aggregate for livestock housing. Characterization of the rice husk, periwinkle shells and the...

70 pages (10396 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Design, Fabrication And Evaluation Of A Combined Solar Powered Water Heater And Still

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 A solar powered system operates under the energy gotten from its exposure to the sun. Pure water is most essential for human life. Pure water is not only important for drinking...

64 pages (10175 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Energy Consumption And Drying Process Of Cocoyam Cylinder In A Convective Dryer

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The convective drying of a cocoyam cylinder in a convective dryer is presented. The study was conducted in the laboratory with a convective dryer. The Central composite Design (CCD)...

61 pages (13141 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago
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