Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Biomass Fired Oven

Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Biomass Fired Oven ABSTRACT Baking and roasting are important cooking operations domestically and commercially carried out in bakeries, eateries and homes. It involves cooking with hot air as a result of heat and mass transfer processes. Baking and roasting of food items could be done using an oven. …

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Design, Construction And Performance Evaluation Of A Magnetic Sieve Grinding Machine

Design, Construction And Performance Evaluation Of A Magnetic Sieve Grinding Machine ABSTRACT Technology of milling and grinding machine is one of the simplest methods of processing agricultural raw materials alternative to the traditional methods of grain/tuber processing using stone, mortar and pestle. However, machines constructed using metal plates results in tearing and wearing away of …

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Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Postharvest Heat Storage Solar

Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Postharvest Heat Storage Solar ABSTRACT The present study designed, constructed and undertook the performance evaluation of a post harvest passive solar crop dryer for drying agricultural produce. The solar crop dryer consists of a solar collector with dimensions 110 x 61 x 10cm, a drying chamber measuring 102 …

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Design, Construction And Testing Of Drip Irrigation System Using Medical Drip Set As Emitter

Design, Construction And Testing Of Drip Irrigation System Using Medical Drip Set As Emitter ABSTRACT Due to scarcity of water in Nigeria, there is need for an irrigation system that conserves water for efficient crop production. On the course of this research work, a drip irrigation system was constructed and tested with the sole aim …

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Development and Performance Evaluation of a Double-Rotor Self-Action Cassava Grater

Development and Performance Evaluation of a Double-Rotor Self-Action Cassava Grater ABSTRACT The modification of a single-rotor cassava grater was undertaken. The single-rotor grater was modified into a double-rotor self-action grater and its performances evaluated by determining its throughput capacity and efficiency. The throughput capacity was determined by grating known quantities of cassava roots in three …

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Effects of Different Binders on the Physical and Combustion Properties of Dried Leaves Briquettes

Effects of Different Binders on the Physical and Combustion Properties of Dried Leaves Briquettes ABSTRACT Biomass Briquetting can address waste problems, reduce air pollution from direct open air burning and also reduce dependence on fossil fuels for heat generation. Dry leaves have been shown to have high calorific values; therefore the purpose of this study …

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Prediction Of Runoff And Sediment Yield From Agricultural Watersheds Using Annagnps- A Case Study Of Upper Ebonyi River Watershed, Enugu State.

Prediction Of Runoff And Sediment Yield From Agricultural Watersheds Using Annagnps- A Case Study Of Upper Ebonyi River Watershed, Enugu State. ABSTRACT Sediments resulting from soil erosion are the major non-point source pollutant of surface waters in agricultural watersheds. Annualized Agricultural Non-Point Source Pollution Model (AnnAGNPS) is a computer-based watershed model that predicts non-point source …

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Use Of The Swat Model To Evaluate The Impact Of Land-Use Change On Ebonyi River Watershed

Use Of The Swat Model To Evaluate The Impact Of Land-Use Change On Ebonyi River Watershed ABSTRACT SWAT was applied a large watershed (3,765km2) in south-eastern Nigeria, to predict streamflow and sediment discharge from the Ebonyi River Watershed using globally available data downloaded from the internet. Digital elevation, land-use and soil maps of the study …

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Bioremediation Of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil Using Selected Organic Wastes

Bioremediation Of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil Using Selected Organic Wastes ABSTRACT Contamination of existing and potential agricultural lands is a major problem associated with the processing and distribution of crude and refined petroleum products in many oil producing countries like Nigeria. Hydrocarbon contaminants in soil are potentially phytotoxic to plants and interfere with plant establishment and …

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