Category Archives: Chemical Engineering

Fibre – Ration on the Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre Composite

Effect of Ration on the Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre Composite (Polymer in Use HDPE) ABSTRACT The effect of ratio on the mechanical properties of Usoro (natural) Fiber composite had been studied. The ratio of the fiber to the HDPE was varied in order to obtain the best ratio that will improve the mechanical properties […]

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Formulation, Production and Characterisation of Automotive Paints

Formulation, Production and Characterisation of Automotive Paints ABSTRACT The production of high quality automotive paint from available raw materials was undertaken in which many research labs and factories were visited. The formulation and production were carried out and the characterisation tests corresponded to NIS 574: 2008 standards (specification for automobile refinish paints). Two samples of […]

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Palm Kernel Oil Pre-Processing Method- Yield, Characteristics of Palm Kernel Oil Biodiesel

Effect of Palm Kernel Oil Pre-Processing Method on the Yield and Characteristics of Palm Kernel Oil Biodiesel ABSTRACT This research work on the effect of palm kernel oil pre-processing method on the yield and characteristics of palm kernel oil biodiesel. Trans-esterification were carried out using the palm kernel oils extracted from the un-boiled fermented palm […]

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Alkaline Pretreatment of Lignocelluoosic Biomass to Produce Bioethanol

Optimization of Alkaline Pretreatment of Lignocelluoosic Biomass to Produce Bioethanol ABSTRACT Pretreated of sugarcane baggase using Na0H for the bioethanol production was optimized. The process variables studied were time, temperature, Na0H concentration and substrate concentration. Two level and four factorial design were developed using Design expert software. The experiment was carried out based on the […]

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Clay -Effect of Process Variables on the Absorptive Abilities

The Effect of Process Variables on the Absorptive Abilities of Acid Activated Clays (Ibusa and Karaworo)  ABSTRACT The demand for alternative local raw material to improved quality of crude palm oil necessitated the need for  this research, “the effect of process variables on the adsorptive abilities of Ibusa clay in Delta state and Kwaraworo clay […]

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Contamination Level -Ground and Surface Water in Nigeria

Contamination Level of Ground and Surface Water in Nigeria –A Case of Warri and Environs (Evaluation of the Physico-Chemical and Microbial Qualities of Ground and Surface Water in Nigeria –A Case of Warri and Environs) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION GENERAL INTRODUCTION Water is the most common liquid on our planet, vital to life forms. Water can […]

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Design and Fabrication -Laboratory Greywater Recycling Plant

Design and Fabrication of a Laboratory Greywater Recycling Plant CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background of Study ……. ….incomplete……. 1.1  Problem Definition In Awka, water supply has been a major problem because all the three existed public water supply schemes operated by Anambra State Water Corporation are in deplorable states. These public water supply schemes are […]

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Chemical Plant Design

Chemical Plant Design – Production of 4-Hydroxy 2- Butanone by the Dehydrogenation of 2, 4- Hydroxy Butanol CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study This is a chemical plant design project for the production of 4-hydroxy 2- butanone by the dehydrogenation of 2, 4- Hydroxy butanol. In Other words, it is a chemical Plant design […]

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EFFECT OF PROCESS PARAMETERS ON YIELD AND CHARACTERISITCS OF PALM KERNEL OIL BIODIESEL

Project Topic: Effect of Process Parameters on the Yield and Characteristics of Palm Kernel Oil Biodiesel from Fermented Palm Kernel Oil CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Biodiesel is a diesel fuel made from animal or vegetable matter or materials. It is an alternative fuel that has been used in motor vehicles since […]

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LOCALLY SOURCED CASTOR OIL, AND ITS COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS WITH COMMERCIAL CASTOR OIL

Project Topic: Characteristics of Locally Sourced Castor Oil, and its Comparative Analysis with Commercial Castor Oil ABSTRACT This study is on the characterization of locally sourced castor oil, and its comparative analysis with that of commercial castor oil. Castor oil plant has its rising importance; it is eco-friendly and biodegradable. It can be used for […]

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