Engineering

Research Papers/Topics in Engineering

A Projection Report on the Effect of Geometric Properties (Shape) on the Strength of Interlocking Paving Stone

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Equipment Leasing Effect and Prospect (A Case Study Access Bank Ilorin, Nigeria)

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Bamboo Leaf Ash as a Partial Replacement of Cement in Concrete

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An Evaluation of Budgeting and Cost Control of a Building Construction Industry

 CHAPTER ONE1.0    INTRODUCTION1.01 (Background of the study)According to Luke chapter 14 verses 28-30 which says for which of you intending to build a tower siteth not down first and counteth the cost whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it began to mock him. The above quotation from the Bible summarizes the problem of abandoned project after committing huge financ...

Development, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of a Single Wheel Driven Boom Sprayer

ABSTRACTThe single wheel driven boom sprayer was developed, fabricated and evaluated for its performance at the department of Agricultural and Bio-environmental engineering workshop, Kwara state polytechnic, Ilorin. The spraying performance was carried out at spraying height of 0.5m, 0.6m and 0.7m respectively. The theoretical  field capacity CT, the effective field capacity CE and  Field efficiency (ŋ) at spraying height of 0.5m  are 0.285ha/hr , 0.165ha/hr and 58%, wh...

Development and Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of a Single Wheel Driven Boom Sprayer

ABSTRACTThe single wheel driven boom sprayer was developed, fabricated and evaluated for its performance at the department of Agricultural and Bio-environmental engineering workshop, Kwara state polytechnic, Ilorin. The spraying performance was carried out at spraying height of 0.5m, 0.6m and 0.7m respectively. The theoretical  field capacity CT, the effective field capacity CE and  Field efficiency (ŋ) at spraying height of 0.5m  are 0.285ha/hr , 0.165ha/hr and 58%, wh...

Design and Fabrication of Domestic Deep Freezer

ABSTRACTThis project is on the design and fabrication of deep freezer for the preservation of items/products and making the items to cool. The project is able to develop a simple efficient economical and environmental friendly refrigeration system (A freezer) towards better technological advancement in Nigeria. This project modifies the existing refrigeration system with the use of R-600a which is ozone friendly, and non-contaminant like previous refrigerant of the hydrofluoric-carbon,...

Design and Construction of a Digital Clock With Calendar

ABSTRACT          This project is aimed at explaining the Design and construction of a digital wall clock with a calendar. It give report on how we can achieve this aim and the primary objective of this work is to bring a vibrant digital clock display to everyone located within the vicinity where the clock is being installed, and the importance of clock is to tell time and date, so you can meet up with events and assignments, these are just f...

Determination of the Characteristic Strength Properties of Mild Steel Reinforcement in Ilorin Metropolis

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Design and Construction of 2kva Inverter

ABSTRACTThis project presents the design and construction of a DC to AC inverter system. It is designed to meet up with the power demand in the offices/homes in the absence of power supply from National Supply Authority. It is designed in such a way that it will take up to 12V DC from battery and inverts it to an output of 220V, 50Hz AC. It makes no noise during operation and not hazardous like carbon monoxide is generated to the surrounding. This is the feature makes it safe to u...

Consequences and Evaluation of the Involvement of Foreign Companies in Road Constriction in Kwara State.

ABSTRACTThis project involves the “consequences evaluation of foreign on road construction in Nigeria”.The methods used in achieving the aims of these projects are:The visitation and interview of selected government prostates in charge of granting of major road construction contract to know why they prefer patronizing the foreign contractors to the local ones. The interview of selected foreign companies through the printing and distribution of questionnaires to know the ways ...

Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Cold Storage System

 ABSTRACTSA portable cold room storage was developed. The system was tested with different types of perishable crops under different temperatures. The system is made up of two units, one,the evaporating unit that is where the produce was stored; it is made up of steel material with 79mm by 45mm in length and breadth. While the second unit is the trolleys, the system consists of a control switch that is calibrated to suit any type of produce stored in the system. It contain a separ...

Investigating the Causes and Effects of Building Failure in Nigeria Especially in Lagos State

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Design and Production of Ceiling Board Using Plaster of Paris (Pop) Gypsum Material

ABSTRACTThis project, Design and production of ceiling board using Plaster of Paris (POP) Gypsum materials. Gypsum is basically the raw material required in the manufacturing Plaster of Paris (POP) which posses an outstanding property  and a good material for producing ceiling board. The materials procured for the project are plaster of Paris, fiber, water and mould. The equipment used for the project are scrapper, measuring tape, mixing bowl, bucket. Firstly, water was poure...

Investigation Into the Causes of Blocked Drainage, Canal and Culvert in Ilorin-West Local Government Area (A Case Studies of Agbo-Oba, Oja-Tuntun ad Sawmill)

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