Research Papers/Topics in Technology Education

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ELECTRONIC MOSQUITO REPELLENT CIRCUIT USING 555 ASTABLE MULTI-VIBRATOR CIRCUIT

ABSTRACT Control of mosquitoes is something of utmost importance in the present day with rising number of mosquito borne illnesses. The effect of mosquito bites cannot be overlooked considering how many deaths it has caused over the years. Specialty products like mosquito repellent used to combat mosquitoes are required but most of the repellants available use chemical means to repel or kill the mosquitoes which in a long run also becomes detrimental to ourselves and the environment. Th...

INVESTIGATION INTO THE FACTORS INFLUENCING CONSTRUCTION WORKER JOB SATISFACTION IN THE GHANAIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF ACCRA & TEMA METROPOLIS)

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of employees’ job satisfaction on job performance in the construction industry in Accra and Tema in the Greater Accra Region. Convenient sampling was used to select the 400 respondents to participate in the study. Data for the study were elicited from primary source. Structured questionnaire was the main instrument used in gathering primary data. Field Data were analyzed with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences...

THE EFFECTIVE USE OF ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN IN GARMENTS CONSTRUCTION AMONG DRESSMAKERS AND TAILORS IN THE WA MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACT Throughout the world, fashion design is considered as the art and application of various designs or natural beauty to clothing and other accessories necessary for human dressing. Products of Fashion & Design are influenced by cultural and social opportunities and as such vary from place to place and from time to time. The elements and principles of design are important components of every design work and as such often discussed in almost every beginning ...

INDUSTRIAL SAFETY AND MANAGEMENT IN MACHINE SHOP: A CASE STUDY OF SECONDI -TAKORADI KOKOMPE INDUSTRIAL AREA

ABSTRACT This study looked at how shop owners and artisans at Kokompe, in Sekondi - Takoradi Industrial Area managed safety in machine shops. The study employed a case study as its research design. The population consisted of shop owners, factory inspectors, and artisans (auto body builders and welders). The sample size of ninety - six (96) comprised twenty - one (21) shop owners, one (1) factory inspector and seventy - four (74) artisans totalling ninety - six (96) purposively sele...

The Low Enrolment of Technical Courses at the Senior High/Technical Schools in the Upper West Region: A Case Study of Tumu Senior High/Technical School

ABSTRACT It has become undeniable fact that most of the technical schools are virtually collapsing because people look down upon them. People have misconception that technical courses are for those with low academic performance, and for that matter they would not patronise or allow their wards to pursue any of the technical courses, therefore resulting in low enrolment in those institutions. The above challenge is the main reason why the technical institutions are collapsing and t...

Industrial Safety and Management in Machine Shop: A Case Study of Secondi-Takoradi Kokompe Industrial Area

ABSTRACT This study looked at how shop owners and artisans at Kokompe, in Sekondi - Takoradi Industrial Area managed safety in machine shops. The study employed a case study as its research design. The population consisted of shop owners, factory inspectors, and artisans (auto body builders and welders). The sample size of ninety - six (96) comprised twenty - one (21) shop owners, one (1) factory inspector and seventy - four (74) artisans totalling ninety - six (96) purposively selected ...

ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF USING HUMAN WASTE AT THE KUMASI (DOMPOASE) LANDFILL SITE FOR GENERATING BIOGAS AS A DOMESTIC FUEL

ABSTRACT This study assessed the economic viability of using human waste at the Kumasi landfill site at Dompoase for generating biogas as a domestic fuel. With regards to the possibility of Turning Human Waste into Wealth, the results revealed that; methane gas can be trapped from human waste discharged at the landfill, 82.2% of respondents agreed that they would use gas obtained from toilet without further thoughts and also use fertilizer derived from human waste on ...