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  • Ugwu, S.N.; Umuokoro, A.F.; Echiegu, E.A.; Ugwuishiwu, B.O.; Enweremadu, C.C. (Cogent Engineering, 2017)
    This work presented a comparative study of the effectiveness of natural coagulant (Moringa oleifera and hydrolyzed cassava) extracts and artificial coagulant (alum) as primary coagulants for sullage from homes and cafeteria ...
  • Obi, O.F.; Ugwuishiwu, B.O; Nwakaire, J.N.; Ohagwu, C.J. (SYLWAN, 2016)
    Climate change and variability is expected to hit developing countries disproportionately especially the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) because of their heavy rely on their natural resources for survival. This group of ...
  • Ugwuishiwu, C.H.; Udanor, C.; Ugwuishiwu, B.O. (International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering (IJSCE), 2012)
    The rapid advancement in Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) has given rise to new applications that were impossible just few years ago. Agriculture is an important sector with the majority of the rural ...
  • Ugwuishiwu, B.O.; Ugwu, S.N.; Ohagwu, C.J. (African Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (AJAST), 2014)
    A critical overview of variables such as temperature, humidity, air velocity, etc, and their influences on the animal’s thermal climate singularly or in combined forms, as well as more appropriate ways of controlling them ...
  • Obi, F. O.; Ugwuishiwu, B.O.; Nwakaire, J.N. (Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 2016)
    Agricultural wastes are non-product outputs of production and processing of agricultural products that may contain material that can benefit man but whose economic values are less than the cost of collection, transportation, ...
  • Emma-Echiegu, Nkechi B; Mbam, Ekene P. (Journal of Psychology & Cociological Studies, 2017)
    Nigeria, like many other developing countries in the world is experiencing an upsurge in the number the older adults. These individuals need to be given adequate health care services to enable them go through ageing process ...
  • Okoli, Paul Chibuike; Nnedum, Obiajulu Anthony; Ezeokana, Jude Obinna; Ajaelo, Cyriacus; Okoye, Chukwuemeka Felix; Emma-Echiegu, Nkechi Bright; Udechukwu, Dominic (AP, 2017)
    This study investigated roles of age, gender and self-efficacy of vocational workers on anxiety manifestation. A total number of 141 subjects were drawn from 5 states: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States of South-East ...
  • Okoli, Paul Chibuike; Nnedum, Obiajulu Anthony; Ezeokana, Jude Obinna; Ajaelo, Cyriacus; Chine, Benard Chukwukelue; Abah, Nobert Chijioke; Chukwura, Daniel Junior; Mbanugo, Nnamdi Emmanuel; Emma-Echiegu, Bridget Nkechinyere (Nnadiebube Journal of Education in Africa, 2017)
    This study explored the relationship between stressful anxiety and burnout among the workers. In addition, the study explored the association of burnout to manifest psycho-physiological symptoms among workers. The comparative ...
  • Umeora, Odidika Ugochukwu; Emma-Echiegu, Nkechi Bridget; Umeora, Maryjoanne C.; Ajayi, Nnennaya (African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2018)
    March 2014, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of Ebola viral disease (EVD) in Guinea with extensions into Liberia. Th is is the fi rst known outbreak in an urban settlement.[1] By mid August 2014, 10 cases ...
  • Umeora, Odidika Ugochukwu; Onyebuchi, Azubike K.; Emma-Echiegu, Nkechi Bridget; Eze, Justus Ndulue (African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2018)
    Commendations, admiration, adulation, and excitement have trailed Nigeria’s unparalleled response to the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) challenge in 2014. From the time of the first reported case in Lagos by the Federal Ministry ...
  • Kwino, Danlami I.; Okonkwo, Wilfred I.; Obi, Okey Francis (Biblid, 2017)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine changes in the mechanical and chemical properties of Monodora myristica seeds and kernels during roasting. The roasting parameters considered in the experiment encompassed three ...
  • Obi, Okey Francis; Ezema, Jeremiah C.; Okonkwo, Wilfred I. (Biofuels, 2017)
    In this study, the energy performance of an improved cookstove (ICS) is evaluated and compared with the performance of a charcoal stove and the three-stone fire using two biomass fuel – rice husk and sawdust briquettes. ...
  • Nwachukwu, N.P.; Okonkwo, W.I. (Energy and Buildings, 2008)
    An analysis is undertaken to show the effects of a range of coating absorptivity values on the improvement of heat transfer across a Trombe wall (which is used for passive solar heating) and to its enclosure. The analysis ...
  • Okechukwu, M.E.; Ogwo, V.; Onuegbu, C.U.; Mbajiorgu, C.C.; Ezenne, G.I. (Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 2013)
    Water qualities of springs in their natural state are supposed to be clean and potable. Although, water quality is not a static condition it depends on the local geology and ecosystem, as well as human activities such as ...
  • Nwakonobi, T.U.; Osadebe, N.N.; Mbajiorgu, C.C. (International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 2013)
    In this study, the performance of a laterized concrete cylindrical shell for storage of food grains was investigated. The structural characteristics values of laterized concrete at optimum mix proportion were applied in ...
  • Ezenne, G.I; Ndulue, L.C.; Onyeoriri, V.C.; Mbajiorgu, C.C. (Nigerian Journal of Hydrological Sciences (NAHS), 2017)
    Water quality describes the physical, chemical and biological properties of water; hence it is a term that determines the suitability of water for a particular purpose. The study applies the Soil and Water Assessment Tool ...
  • Anyadike, C.C.; Mbajiorgu, C.C.; Ajah, G.N. (Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 2016)
    The success and profitability of aquaculture production is highly dependent on the proper management employed during the culture period. This management is synonymous with water management since water of suitable quality ...
  • Okonkwo, G.I.; Mbajiorgu, C.C. (Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal, 2010)
    Inadequate hydrologic data and the need for proper planning of water resources development have forced engineers to analyze available data more critically. This is particularly so in developing countries. The Intensity-D ...
  • Ani, Anthony O.; Mbajiorgu, Constantine C; Akubuo, Oyeghala A.; Onwualu (International Journal of Agric & Biol Engineering, 2011)
    Investigations of in-situ or laboratory soil strength properties, particularly the resistance of soil to penetration, usually referred to as cone index (CI) are often required in soil tillage and traction studies. This ...
  • Anyadike, C.C.; Mbajiorgu, C.C.; Ajah, G.N. (International Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN), 2013)
    Hydrological and chemical data of water bodies are very scarce and the available ones are sparse in Nigeria compared to other developed countries. AQUATOX model was used in this study to simulate physico-chemical interactions ...

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