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Category Archives: Faculty of Natural Science

DUALITY THEORY IN LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND APPLICATION

CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION Many people rank the development of linear programming among the most important scientific advances of the mid-twentieth century, and we must agree with this assessment. It’s impact since 1950 till date have been extra-ordinary.Today, it is a standard tool that has saved thousands and millions of naira for companies or even […]

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PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL QUALITIES OF BOREHOLE WATER IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Water is an odorless, colorless, tasteless, transparent liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain fall as well as the basis of the fluids to living organisms (Michael, 2000). Water is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, with a chemical formula H2O and known to be […]

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HEPATITIS C VIRUS PREVALENCE AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of Study Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver affecting millions of people every year. Five different types of hepatitis viruses (A-E) are responsible for viral hepatitis (Prescott et al., 2002; WHO, 2002). Of these five viruses, hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the second most common type of virus […]

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COMPOSITION OF PLEUROTUS TUBER-REGIUM ITS NUTRITIVE IMPORTANCE

CHAPTER  ONE                                                        INTRODUCTION   1.1.  BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY          Pleurotus tuber-regium, also known as the king tuber mushroom, is an edible gilled fungus native of the tropics, example, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. (Oso, 1977) It has been shown to be a different species unable to cross-breed and phylogenetically detached from other species of Pleurotus  […]

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ANALYSIS OF THE PHYSICS BEHIND DNA ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY               Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all living organisms and many viruses known to man. Along with RNA and the proteins, DNA is one of the three major macromolecules vital for all identified forms of […]

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STUDY AND DESCRIPTION OF LIMESTONE DEPOSIT IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE Detailed Study and Description of Limestone Deposit in Ebonyi State, Nigeria  1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION   Petrography is a branch of petrology that focuses on detailed description of rock, someone who studies petrography is called a petrogarpher. The mineral content and textural relationships within the rock are described in detail, petrographic description start with […]

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SIWES INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (IT) REPORT

CHAPTER ONE   SIWES Industrial Training (IT) Report – Ebonyi State Fertilizer and Chemical Company Ltd 1.0 INTRODUCTION Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) was introduced into the Nigeria University System in the year 1971. It is well known that there is greater difference between the knowledge obtained in the Labour market or working environment […]

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PHYSICAL MODIFICATION OF SILICA GEL

CHAPTER ONE Physical Modification of Silica Gel with the Salen Bis(2,2́-Methylidenephenol)Diaminoethane and the Applications INTRODUCTION The use of salen-type tetradendate bis-schiff base ligands has found extensive applications in catalysis medicinal and biochemical fields and until recently, their use as analytical reagents was rarely reported (Nwabue and Okafor, 1992). Presently, the use of Schiff base for […]

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GEOLOGY OF EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE Geology of Ebonyi State, Nigeria – a Case of Nguzu-Edda and its Environs in Afikpo South Local Government Area INTRODUCTION The study area Nguzu-Edda and its environs comprises of villages in Afikpo South Local Government of Ebonyi State. Communities within the studied area include; Achara, Amancho, Amoba, Okpocha, Ekoli, Ebunwana, Ugwufiere, Ufueseni, Owutu, […]

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GEOLOGY OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

Project Topic: Geology of Cross River State, Nigeria – a Case of Ugep and its Environs in Yakurr Local Government Area CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 LOCATION, EXTENT AND ACCESSIBILITY The study area is a political unit of Yakurr Local Government Area in Cross River State which falls within Cross River Central. The area lies between […]

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