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  • 1. CONSTRUCTION OF A VERTICAL FIRE TUBE BOILER

    » ABSTRACT The construction of this vertical fire tube boiler was carried out both at the industrial center and Mechanical Engineering workshop of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu. The boiler contains 2 steam  tubes at triangular pitch which are enclosed in a shell.  Water is introduced through the shell.  When the burner is put on, the products of combustion – excess oxy...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  107 engagements | 

  • 2. CONSTRUCTION OF ALUMINUM WALL RACK

    » ABSTRACT This project was constructed with the desired materials of construction. The materials include aluminum, glass and wood.  Aluminum was used in forming the skeleton of the structure, glass was used for the doors while wood was used in the sides, top, base and partitions. After building the skeleton of the structure with aluminum, other materials were used and made up the complete structur...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  91 engagements | 

  • 3. DESIGN OF MOLTEN SALT COOLER IN PROCESS PLAN FOR PRODUCTION OF 2-7 X 104 TONNES/...

    » ABSTRACT   The general approach to any design of a process plant involve an advanced network of Chemical Engineering processes. This equipment design project was carried out to design a molten salt cooler (heat exchanger) for production of 2.7 x 104 tonnes/year capacity of phthalic anhydride by direct synthesis of gaseous naphthalene. The information concerning the design of this equipment was go...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  225 engagements | 

  • 4. DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF MAIZE CORN ON COB TRAY DRYER

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to generate a design data, design and fabricate a maize corn on cob tray dryer used by maize farmers. Ripped maize corns with husks were bought from the market and preserved to retained its moisture content, dehusked and thereafter, dried to a given percentage moisture content of 15%. This was done by laboratory dryer. The drying rate data was generated and the h...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  217 engagements | 

  • 5. CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL BARROW

    » ABSTRACT             The constructional project involved the construction of an industrial barrow of standard size was constructed.           The process used went across various Engineering practice. These involved the procurement of galvanized steel of 0.00mm to 300mm thickness. Some galvanized steel rods and pipes were also used for the construction.           The...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  185 engagements | 

  • 6. CONSTRUCTION OF SHEEL AND TUBE HEAT EXCHANGER

    » ABSTRACT             The aim of this project was to construct shell and tube heat exchanger with fixed boundless. A heat exchanger that would cool 5 x 5 x 10 – 3 kg/s of steam at a calculated heat load of 152 – 395/S was fabricated. The steam is to reach the heat exchanger from a distillation column at a temperature of 300k. The specification of  the layout as well as the detail...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  176 engagements | 

  • 7. THE CONSTRUCTION OF SIEVE EQUIPMENT

    » ABSTRACT             The sets of seizes with shocker which was fabricated and assembled in the chemical engineering pilot plant was aimed at providing the students with a machine that will aid them in practical involving the separation of solid particles. Besides this, it was also fabricated sizes or diameter of the solid particles of a substance by allowing it pass through the pores or...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  183 engagements | 

  • 8. UTILIZATION STUDIES

    » ABSTRACT           This study has its theme as a utilization studies of Enugu coals with the view of studying its properties, classification, preparation storage etc comparing coals obtained from different locations.           The Enugu coal is a sub bitummous and non coking coal.  It is very rich in waxes and resins, thus it may be suitable for the production of liquid fuels...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  169 engagements | 

  • 9. CONSTRUCTION OF A WOODEN BOOK SHELF

    » ABSTRACT             A bookshelf is a component fabricated for the purpose of storing or packaging books, files and other important documents.           The main aim of constructing this project is to produce a wooden bookshelf which will provide a lasting solution to the problem facing libraries, offices, churches and homes in packaging and storing book items and other items....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  167 engagements | 

  • 10. TEMPERATURE AND WATER REQUIREMENT FOR LEACHING OF CAUSTIC ALKALI FROM ‘NGU’

    » ABSTRACT   The production and analysis of “Ngu” extract for temperature and water requirement for leaching of casuistic alkali is the basic objective of this project.  The production was carried out by using unit operations and also using the female inflorescence of a palm fruit (Eleasis Guineesis) as raw material.    The female inflorescence of palm fruit was size reduced from original d...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  153 engagements | 

  • 11. CONSTRUCTION OF A STANDARD WHEEL BARROW

    » ABSTRACT             This project, fabrication of a standard wheelbarrow is aimed at constructing a strong standard wheelbarrow, which can be able to convey a certain quantity of load from one place to another. The wheelbarrow cab be used in different areas of life like in Agricultural sector, industries etc.           The standardization or the strongness of the wheel barrow ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  167 engagements | 

  • 12. CONSTRUCTION OF AN OPEN STEAM DISTILLATION COLUMN

    » CHAPTER ONE   1.0     INTRODUCTION           Distillation is a separating technique in which two liquids are separated at essentially the same temperature and pressure.  It is also the term used to describe the operation where the vaporization of a liquid mixture yields a vapor phase containing more than one constituents and it is desired to recover one or more of this constituen...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  180 engagements | 

  • 13. DESULPHURISATION KEROSENE

    » ABSTRACT   This report aimed at determining the presence and removal of mercaptan sulphur in kerosene using colour indicator method.  It is known that impurities such as free sulphur, sulphur dioxide, marketers, finding materials etc. are found in petroleum products. Consequently, absorbents like molecular sieve, calcium oxide and even activated carbon could be used to trap these impurities, th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  166 engagements | 

  • 14. EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM LOCAL SEED (GROUNDNUT SEED) & CHARACTERIZATION

    » ABSTRACT   This project “Extraction of oil from a local seed (groundnut oil) and Characterization” was carried out using ten cups of groundnut seeds that was purchased from a local market in Enugu metropolis.  The oil these seeds were in Enugu using solvent extraction method.  Two different solvents were used in the extraction namely: Ethane and order to compare their yield, physical and ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  215 engagements | 

  • 15. DETERMINATION OF HEAVY METAL IN EFFLUENTS FROM SOME SELECTED PHARMACEUTICAL C...

    » ABSTRACT The concentration of some heavy metals in the effluents of five (5) companies operating in Enugu State, Nigeria were determined using atomic absorption spectrophotometer. The heavy metals detected in this study include Arsenic (AS), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr),  Iron (Fe), Mercury (Hg), Manganese (Mn),  Nickel (Ni), Lead (Pb) and Zinc (Zn). Most of the samples were found to contain th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  177 engagements | 

  • 16. GLYCERINE RECOVERY FROM SPENT SOAP LYE

    » ABSTRACT The recovery of glycerine from spent soap lye has been done using soap lye samples obtained from the hot process of soap production using palm kernel oil (P.K.O). The main advantage of hot process is that exact concentration of the lye solution is not known, but to perform this with adequate success, the lye and fat are boiled together at 80 – 1000C at times above 1000C until saponifica...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  180 engagements | 

  • 17. REPAIR AND RECOMMISSIONING OF PROCESS HEAT TRANSFER APPARATUS

    » ABSTRACT The repair and recommissioning of the process heat transfer apparatus was done in the pilot plant of chemical engineering department of institute of management and technology (IMT) Enugu. The repair work was done under the supervision  and direction  of an experienced technician the repair work was initiated by troubleshooting which revealed the faulty parts of the apparatus, then fol...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  152 engagements | 

  • 18. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS

    » ABSTRACT This seminar topic “Solid Waste Management and Disposal system” is based on the research on what solid waste is all about, how it is managed and its methods of disposal systems. Research on this topic enable us to know that solid wastes are discarded solid materials such as scraps of plastic, rubbers nylon, paper, etc. Also, the collection and processing of these wastes as well as dis...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  248 engagements | 

  • 19. THE APPLICATION OF SIZE REDUCTION

    » ABSTRACT This seminar is basically on application of size reduction in chemical industries. It’s main aim is to know where size reduction can be applied in industries, to find out the various equipments for the reduction and also the type of product for a particular equipment. The knowledge of this will help us know not just were size reduction. The knowledge of this will help us know not just w...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  223 engagements | 

  • 20. THE EFFECT OF PARTICLE SIZE ON THE EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM GROUNDNUT

    » ABSTRACT The aim of this research project was to determine the effect of particle size on the extraction of oil from groundnut. The successful extraction of the project require the following steps i.            Collection of the seeds ii.          Preparation of the seeds iii.        Particle size reduction iv.         Extraction process etc. The groundnut se...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  232 engagements | 


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