Department Of Physical Science Journals


Joseph Isabona and Olayinka A. Samson (2013); Experimental Investigation of Throughput Performance of IEEE 802.11g OFDM based Systems in a Campus Environment. International Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 2(8). 427-434

 

ABSTRACT

 

This paper investigates the delay dependent stability conditions of time delay systems. The method exploited here is based on choosing a suitable Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional containing triple integral term in combination with passivity conditions, and to our knowledge no one have used triple integral term with combination…
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Odabi, I. Odabi and Olayinka, A. Samson (2011); Absorption of Microwave Radio Frequency (RF) Signal by Atmospheric Rain. Africa International Journal of Science, Technology and Social Sciences. Vol. 1(1) 24-32. (Sierra Leone)

 

 

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Rain fade refers primarily to the absorption of a microwave Radio Frequency signal by atmospheric rain, snow or ice, and losses are especially prevalent at frequencies above 11GHz. The degradation of a signal caused by electromagnetic interference of leading edge of a storm front…
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Nenuwe O. Nelson; Ukhurebor E. Kingsley (2017) ‘Electronic and Structural Properties of AlXGa1-XAs Alloy from ATK-DFT Calculations’ The Transactions of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 4;

 

Abstract: The electronic and structural properties of group III-V zinc blende AlAs, GaAs semiconductors and their alloy AlxGa1-xAs were studied theoretically. The virtual crystal approximation (VCA) has been used in conjunction with both the meta-generalized gradient approximation (MGGA) and the generalized gradient approximation (GGA) in the atomistix toolkit-density functional theory (ATK-DFT) implemented…
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Retrieving information from the Internet and large databases is quite difficult and time consuming especially if such information is unstructured. Several algorithms and techniques have been developed in the area of data mining and information retrieval yet retrieving data from large databases continue to be problematic. A typical large Information Retrieval application, such as a Book Library System or Commercial Document Retrieval Service, will change constantly as documents are Added, Changed, and Deleted. This constrains the kinds of data structures…
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  1. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. June 2017

Vol. 21 (4) 657-660

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becoming more and more pertinent in this era of global warming; getting the appropriate

research shows the influence of air temperature on the dew point temperature in Benin City, Edo

and relative humidity with the aid of a self-designed weather monitoring system in 2016 and the

Windows and Microsoft Excel version 7. The finding shows that the…
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International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Physics Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 22-29, June 2015

 

Effects of Dynamic Compression on the Thermal Conductivities of Selected Wood Products of Different Particle Sizes

Oluyamo S. S and Adekoya M. A

Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Research Unit,

Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 704, Akure, Nigeria

 

Abstract: The study examines the effects of dynamic compression on the thermal conductivity of five different wood species of the families…
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IOSR Journal of Applied Physics (IOSR-JAP) Vol 9, Issue 3, (May –June, 2017), Pages 14-17

 

Variation of Bulk and Particle Thermal Properties of Some Selected Wood Materials for Solar Device Applications

1Oluyamo, S. S., 2Aramide, T. M., 3Adekoya, M. A. and 4Famutimi, O. F

Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Research Unit,

1, 2, 4 Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

3Department of Physics, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

 

Abstract: The study examines the variation…
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International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol 7, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages 1992-1999

 

Quality of Service and Performance Analysis of A GSM Network In Eagle Square, Abuja and Its Environs, Nigeria

Lawal B. Y., Ukhurebor K. E., Adekoya M. A., Aigbe E.E

1,3Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

2,3Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

2Department of Physics, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

4LM Ericsson, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria


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Journal of Advances in Physics, Vol 10, Issue 11, July 2016, Pages 4137-4140

 

Thermal Properties of Soil Samples from Coastal Sand Landform in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

1 Oluyamo, S. S., 1 Famutimi, O. F., 1,2Adekoya, M. A. and 1Aramide, T. M

1Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology Akure, P.M.B. 704, Nigeria

2Department of Physics, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

 

Abstract

This study examines the thermal conductivity of some selected soil samples…
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Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Series A: Physical Sciences, Vol 60, Issue 2, May-June 2017, Pages 79-84

 

Dynamic Compression and Thermo-Physical Properties of Some Wood Particles in South Western Nigeria

Sunday Samuel Oluyamoa, Mathew Adefusika Adekoyaab* and Olawale Ramon Belloa

aDepartment of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

bDepartment of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

(received June 6, 2016; revised January 10, 2017; accepted January 20, 2017)

 

Abstract. This study examines the dynamic…
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ABSTRACT

The main aim of this study is to determine the levels of soil pollution with heavy metals in the vicinity of a railway station in Minna, Niger state, Nigeria. In this study, 15 soil samples were collected at a depth of 0-15 cm from the vicinity of Minna railway station, Niger State, Nigeria, and analyzed at the chemistry department, Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria between May 2009 and November, 2009. The soil samples were acid digested…
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Olayinka A. S., Odeyemi E. O. and Okwunjor, O. Phonon Dispersion and Thermodynamic Properties of Ytterbium. (2016). BIU Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. Vol. 2(1), 84-93

 

 

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The phonon and thermodynamic properties of fcc Ytterbium (Yb) rare-earth metal is investigated by performing density functional theory (DFT) and density functional perturbation theory (DFTP) calculations within the quasi harmonic approximation (QHA). Phonon dispersion and phonon density of states (DOS) were computed as well as linear thermal expansion as…
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Adetunji B.I., Olayinka A.S., Fashae, J.B., Ozebo V.C. and Adebayo G.A. (2016) Ab-initio investigation of the electronic, lattice dynamic and thermodynamic properties of ScCd intermetallic alloy. International Journal of Modern Physics B. Vol. 30(24), 1650175 (8 pages). DOI: 10.1142/S0217979216501757

 

 

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The electronic structures, lattice dynamics and thermodynamic properties of rare-earth intermetallic ScCd alloy are studied by the first-principles plane-wave pseudopotentialmethod within the generalized gradient approximation in the framework of density functional perturbation theory. The band structure, density…
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The comparative nutritional values of bambara nut obtained from major market in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria were determined using standard analytical methods. The parameters investigated in proximate composition include protein, fat, fibre, moisture, carbohydrate and ash contents, The moisture content values ranged from 2.86±0.22 – 3.43±0.31%; crude protein 29.83±0.11 – 31.20±0.52%; crude fat 7.21±0.03 - 8.09±0.34% and ash content 3.20±0.17 - 5.98±0.40%; crude fibre 3.76±0.03 – 4.70±0.09 and total carbohydrate 48.82±0.16 – 51.56±0.21 % for…
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Olayinka A.S. and Igboanugo A. C. (2014); Modeling Grinding Processes as Micro-Machining Operation. Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), Vol. 34(3). 513-522. (Nigeria) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v34i3.13

 

 

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Quest for precision components and parts in manufacturing industries has led to an increase in the need for effective and efficient finishing operations that can satisfy this increasing demand. Grinding process can meet these critical needs for accurate and economic means of finishing parts, and generate the required surface topography. Modeling of…
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Olayinka T.C. and Olayinka A. S. (2014); Quantum Teleportation: an Alternative means to Transportation. Journal of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (J. of NAMP), Vol. 27. 251-256. (Nigeria)

 

 

 

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Transportation systems available at present have been discovered to have their limitations as to the time and space required to transport items from one location to another. Teleportation technology is a fast growing area of research which has the potential to influence the present means of transportation…
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PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF SEEDS OF SOME CONVENTIONAL AND NON CONVENTIONAL FRUITS IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

ABSTRACT

The proximate and mineral composition of water melon, bitter melon, pawpaw, guava and cherry seeds were carried out; these sample seeds were obtained from discards of plants and prepared for use by decocting, sun drying and grinding into powder. Using petroleum ether; of boiling range 40-60oC, their fats were extracted, the protein content, ash content, crude fibre, moisture,…
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Olayinka, A.S. and Olayinka T.C. (2013); E-Voting System: A Paradigm to Free and Fair Electoral System. International Journal of Social Science and Sustainable Development. Vol. 3(3). 43-47 (Cameroon)

 

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The need for viable and credible election has become an essential requirement, if most Africa nations will still continue to exist as indivisible sovereign nations and sustain their nascent democracy. In order to achieve this, electronic voting (e-voting) system becomes inevitable because traditional methods of voting used for previous…
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This study investigated the physicochemical properties and heavy metals content around some metallurgical workshops in Minna metropolis Nigeria, using standard analytical methods. The pH, electrical conductivity and texture of the sampled soils and the concentrations of heavy metals which include Cu, Cr, Cd, Pb, Ni, Fe, and Zn were determined. The pH of the soils in all the sampling sites ranged from 6.83±0.14 to 8.93±0.18, which implied that the soil were neutral to slightly alkaline. The…
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Odabi, I. Odabi and Olayinka, A. Samson (2010); Maximization of Communication Facilities On Network of Personal Computers. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS), Vol. 1(2) 122-126 www.jeteas.scholarlinkresearch.org (UK)

 

 

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Communication is an integral part of man without which it will be practically impossible for man to achieve anything meaningful in life. It is a fact that most 21st century organizations have a network of computers in place, however majority of these organizations…
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O.M. Osiele and A. S. Olayinka (2010); Study of the Structural Properties of some Liquid Metals and their Alloys. Journal of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (J. of NAMP), Vol. 17, pp 81-88. (Nigeria)

 

 

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In this work, the electron gas energy of some liquid metals and alloys were computed based on statistical physics approach. Also, based on the solution of the Ornstein-Zernike equation for a one – component system, a model for the study of the…
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  1. A. Amusan, A. S. Olayinka, Y. P. Nwambo, S. O. Alayande, O. D. Ojuh, C. C. James, A. Ibiyemi, O. R. Adetunji, A. A. Fagbulu, W. B. Ayinde. (2010); Electrical Characterization of Vacuum Thermally Deposited Aluminium Thin Film. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 5 (2), pp. 96-100

 

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Vacuum thermal evaporation technique is employed in depositing thin film of Aluminium on the microscopic glass substrate using Edward 090-10-895 B Auto 306 Vacuum Coating System. The…
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Olayinka, A.S., Ugwu E.I. and Olabode F.I. (2009); Analysis of Wave Propagation in a Homogeneous Dielectric Crystal. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 4 (2), pp 126-131

 

 

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Wave propagation through crystal was analysed using wave equation in conjunction with pseudo-dielectric function. Considered in the analysed were the patterns of propagated wave for UV, visible and near infrared for a particular value of dielectric constant of the crystal. The relationship between wavenumber and refractive, optical conductance…
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Ukhurebor K. E; Abiodun I.C; Bakare F (2017) ‘Relationship between Relative Humidity and the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City, Nigeria’ Journal for Applied Science and Environmental Management (J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage.), Vol. 21(5); pp 953-956 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jasem.v21i5.22

Abstract: The influence of weather in all aspects of human endeavors is evident in the recorded loss of lives and properties due to weather related disasters usually triggered by global climate changes. Hence, the need for the collation of information about the…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Batubo T.B; Abiodun I.C; Enoyoze E (2017) ‘The Influence of Air Temperature on the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City, Nigeria’ Journal for Applied Science and Environmental Management (J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage.), Vol 21(4); pp 657-660 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jasem.v21i4.5

Abstract: Research in weather measurement, monitoring and prognostications are becoming more and more pertinent in this era of global warming; getting the appropriate weather predictions and taking the necessary precautions have become very paramount. This research shows the influence of…
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Ushie O.P; Pekene D.B; Obi E.O; Ukhurebor K.E (2017) ‘Investigation of Field Induced Effect of High Voltage Transmission Line in Calabar, South South, Nigeria’. Physical Science International Journal, 15(1); pp 1-9 DOI: 10.9734/PSIJ/2017/32022

Abstract: Due to increase in energy cost of transmission, high voltage transmission becomes the most economical for the transfer of large amounts of electrical power, because the higher the transmission voltage, the more efficient and cheaper the transmission. Due to increase in population, the towns are expanding,…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Abiodun I.C; Azi S. O; Otete I ; Obogai L. E (2017) ‘A Cost Effective Weather Monitoring Device’ Archives of Current Research International, 7(4); pp 1-9 DOI: 10.9734/ACRI/2017/32885

Abstract: Getting the latest weather parameters and taking the necessary precautions about the recent climate induced environmental disasters have become a major course of concern in this era of global warming. In this research a cost effective weather monitoring device was constructed using an Arduino Mega 2560 microcontroller and some…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Azi Samuel O; Abiodun Isaac C; Enoyoze Esosa (2017) ‘Approximation of the Dew Point Temperature Using a Cost Effective Weather Monitoring System’ Physical Science International Journal, 14(3); pp 1-6 DOI: 10.9734/PSIJ/2017/32862

Abstract: In this era of global warming, research in weather measurement and prognostications are becoming more and more pertinent; getting the latest weather information and taking the necessary precautions have become a major issue all over the world. Dew point temperature is an important weather parameter…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Maor Moses S; Aigbe Efosa E. (2017) ‘Mollification of WCDMA Interference on Uplink Channels in Cellular Network Using the Power Control Approach’ British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 20(4); pp 1-11 DOI: 10.9734/BJAST/2017/33048

 

Abstract: One of the major problems in Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) Radio Access Network (RAN) is interference; which reduces the signal quality of a cellular network system. Most cellular network service providers use either frequency planning or code planning techniques…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Ushie Patrick O; Ukagwu Kelechi J; Acheme David I (2017) ‘Measurement of Electromagnetic Fields from High Voltage Transmission Power Lines in Evbotubu Area of Edo State Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 39(1); pp 341-346

 

Abstract: For over three decades there has been a growing understanding of the effects of electric and magnetic fields along High voltage Transmission Power lines (HVTPLs). These fields are higher close to the HVTPLs and fall with distance. Magnetic…
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DETERMINATION OF PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF WHITE COWPEA BEANS (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) COLLECTED FROM MARKETS IN MINNA, NIGERIA

 

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Ushie P.O; Ukhurebor K.E; Ukagwu K.J; Acheme D.I (2017) ‘Investigation of the Effect of Stage Cascade on Amplifier Circuits in a Common Emitter Configuration Using Bypass and Non-bypass Capacitors’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 39(1); pp 319-326

 

Abstract: This research investigates the effect of stage cascade on amplifier circuits using transistor in the common emitter configuration. A two-stage amplifier was constructed and its performance was analyzed accordingly. The voltage gain of the amplifier with bypass capacitor is…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

 

Abstract

 

The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30 to 0.96±0.20.There was a significant difference in the relative densities of the oils studied. Natural Palm Oil has the highest relative density (1.42±0.26) while Natural Grand Pure…
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Lawal B. Y; Ukhurebor K. E; Adekoya M. A; Aigbe E.E (2016) ‘Quality of Service and Performance Analysis of A GSM Network in Eagle Square, Abuja and Its Environs, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7(8); pp 1992-1999

 

Abstract: Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of end-user Experience (QoE) are the two major techniques used for judging the performance of GSM services. While the former is adjudged by service providers, the latter is determined by reactions from…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Aigbe Efosa E (2016) ‘Evaluating Pathloss Propagation Using Okumura-Hata Model for Surulere Area in Lagos State, Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 36(2); pp 291-296

 

Abstract: Good network performance in any wireless network which is a measure of the strength of signal received is of a great concern to the network provider. The desire in this research work is to use a Path loss Propagation Model that can help in planning better Global System…
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ABSTRACT

From the phytochemical screening that was carried out, the methanolic extract revealed the presence of saponins, terpenoids, steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates, tannins and flavonoids. n-hexane extract revealed the presence of steroids and glycosides, while saponins, terpenoids, tannins, carbohydrates and flavonoids were absent. Chloroform and ethyl acetate extracts revealed the presence of terpenoids, tannins, steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates and flavonoids. Alkaloids had the highest percentage (14.4%) and oxalate had the lowest percentage (1.06%). The antimicrobial screening indicates…
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TRACE METAL COMPOSITION OF SOIL AROUND S ELECTED PHARMACEUTIC AL INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA, NIGERIA

Inobeme, A.;Adamu,A.;Ajai, A.I.;Uwem, B. and  Obigwa,P.A.

 

 

1Inobeme, A.; 1 Adamu,A.; 1Ajai, A.I.; 2Uwem, B. and  3Obigwa,P.A .

1.Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.

2.Department of Environmental Science , Federal University of  Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State Nigeria.

3.Sheda Science and Technology Complex,  Nigeria.

Abstract

The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis…
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COMPARATIVE NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF BAMBARA NUT OBTAINED FROM MAJOR MARKETS IN MINNA METROPOLIS, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

Matthew, T.J.,  A.Adamu, Inobeme, A. Muhammed, S.S.  Otori, A.A.  Saliyu A.B. and U.M Mohammed

 

 

The comparative nutritional values of bambara nut obtained from major market in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria were determined using standard analytical methods. The parameters investigated in proximate composition include protein, fat, fibre, moisture, carbohydrate and ash contents, The moisture content values ranged from 2.86±0.22 – 3.43±0.31%; crude…
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DETERMINATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND HEAVY METAL CONTENT OF SOIL AROUND PAINT INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA

Inobeme,A , Ajai, A.I  Iyaka,Y.A, Ndamitso,M  and Uwem, B.

Abstract:

Index Terms: Contamination, enrichment factor, geoaccumulation index, monitoring, paint, industry


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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

1Ajai, A.I.,1Adedokun, T.A, 2Inobeme, A.

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
  2. Department of Chemistry, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

 

Abstract

 

The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30…
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DETERMINATION OF PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF WHITE COWPEA BEANS (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) COLLECTED FROM MARKETS IN MINNA, NIGERIA

1Inobeme, A.; 1Nlemadim, A.B; 2Obigwa, P.A; 1Ikechukwu, G. And 1 Ajai, A.I

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology,Minna, Nigeria.
  2. Sheda Science and Technology Complex, Nigeria.

 Abstract

The proximate and mineral composition of white cowpea beans (Vigna unguiculata) obtained from three different markets inMinna, Nigeria, was determined in this study. White cow pea beans were collected from three markets in Minna, using simple randomsampling and analyzed for proximate and elementary composition by standard procedures. The beans samples from Maikunkele had…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Aigbe Efosa E (2016) ‘Evaluating Pathloss Propagation Using Okumura-Hata Model for Surulere Area in Lagos State, Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 36(2); pp 291-296

 

Abstract: Good network performance in any wireless network which is a measure of the strength of signal received is of a great concern to the network provider. The desire in this research work is to use a Path loss Propagation Model that can help in planning better Global System…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Andikara John; Azi S.O (2015) ‘Effects of Upsurge of Human Traffic on the Quality of Service of GSM Network in Eagle Square Abuja, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(11); pp 89-104

 

Abstract: Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile subscribers in Abuja, Nigeria the optimization and performance evaluation of GSM network quality is therefore a key parameter in the race for subscribers and this can only be achieved where the…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Awodu O.M; Abiodun I.C; Azi S.O (2015) ‘A Comparative Study of the Quality of Service of GSM Network during Crowd Upsurge in University of Benin, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(10); pp 1484-1497

 

Abstract: Despite the fact that GSM network have been in Nigeria for more than a decade, it is widely observed that each time there is a major event in a certain location and there is movement of people to that area,…
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PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF SEEDS OF SOME CONVENTIONAL AND NON CONVENTIONAL FRUITS IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

  1. J. Mathew1, M. M. Ndamitso1, A. A. Otori2, E. Y. Shaba1, A. Inobeme1, A. Adamu1

1Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna,

2Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal polytechnic Bida, Niger state, NIGERIA.

 

ABSTRACT

The proximate and mineral composition of water melon, bitter melon, pawpaw, guava and cherry seeds were carried out; these sample seeds were obtained from…
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Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of the Fruit Pulp of Canarium schweifurthii (ATILE)

Shaba E. Y1 ., Mathew J. T1 ., Inobeme A1 ., Mustapha S1 . Tsado A. N2 . and Amos J1 .

1Department of Chemistry Federal University of Technology, Minna, P.M.B 65, Niger State, Nigeria. 2Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Niger State Polytechnic P.M.B 01, Zungeru Niger State, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT

From the phytochemical screening that was carried out, the methanolic extract revealed the presence of…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

1Ajai, A.I.,1Adedokun, T.A, 2Inobeme, A.

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
  2. Department of Chemistry, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

 

Abstract

 

The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30…
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TRACE METAL COMPOSITION OF SOIL AROUND S ELECTED PHARMACEUTIC AL INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA, NIGERIA

Inobeme, A.;Adamu,A.;Ajai, A.I.;Uwem, B. and  Obigwa,P.A.

 

 

1Inobeme, A.; 1 Adamu,A.; 1Ajai, A.I.; 2Uwem, B. and  3Obigwa,P.A .

1.Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.

2.Department of Environmental Science , Federal University of  Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State Nigeria.

3.Sheda Science and Technology Complex,  Nigeria.

Abstract

The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis…
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NEED FOR CLOUD-BASED DATABASE SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF   BIG DATA AMONG NIGERIAN IT/ICT COMPANIES

Salome Danjuma1, John Ogbiti2 and Brian Halubanza?3;

 

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna state, Nigeria.

Department of I.C.T and Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Auchi Edo State, Nigeria.

Department of Computer Science, Mulungushi University, Zambia

 Email: Sallome64@gmail.com, johnogbiti@yahoo.com , bhalubanza@gmail.com

ABSTRACT 

The number of massive data collected today by software in different fields vary from academia to business and many…
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Issues Affecting Testing Activities in Porting Mobile Applications

Gabriel Lazarus Dams 1 John T. Ogbiti2

1Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tafawa Balewa Way, Kaduna State University – Kaduna, Nigeria

Email: damsgabe@gmail.com or damsgabe@kasu.edu.ng

2Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Edo University Iyamho, Nigeria.  johnogbiti@yahoo.com

Abstract

Competitions in the mobile market has driven mobile software application organizations to meet market demand by developing applications within a short period of time which should run on different mobile platforms. As…
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Dynamic Power Management in Wireless Sensor Network  

John, T. Ogbiti?1;, Magaji, S. Abubakar?2;, Henry C. Ukwuoma?3; and A. A. Obiniyi

  1. Mathematics Department, Faculty of Science Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
  2. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  3. The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria.
  4. Mathematics Department, Faculty of Science Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT This research focuses on reducing or…
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Performance Modelling of Consolidated Virtual Machines

 Egbunu I. Banya?1; Egbunu O. Charity?2;      John T. Ogbiti?3;

 

1.Directorate of Info and Comm. Tech, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

2.Department of Mathematics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

3.Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna State Nigeria

Abstract With rapid and flexible resource provisioning of virtualization in data centers, problems of determining optimal virtual machine (VM) placements and dealing with virtualization overheads have emerged due to…
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Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Network

John, T. Ogbiti?1;, Henry C. Ukwuoma?2;, Salome Danjuma?3;, and Mohammed Ibrahim

  1. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  2. The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria.
  3. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  4. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.

 

Abstract

Energy is a limited resource in wireless sensor…
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Researchjournali’s Journal of Mathematics

Vol. 4 | No. 2 June | 2017 ISSN 2349-5375 2

Achema, K.O., Alhassan, J. C. and Aondoakaa, M.S. and Amobeda, E.R. (2017). Vertical Transmission and the Dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a Growing Population.

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A non-linear mathematical model is proposed to study the vertical transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a growing population. The population is compartmentalized into four classes namely: susceptibles, infectives, pre-AIDS and AIDS. The model equations are transformed into proportions in order…
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Researchjournali’s Journal of Mathematics

Vol. 4 | No. 2 June | 2017 ISSN 2349-5375 2

Achema, K.O., Alhassan, J. C. and Aondoakaa, M.S. and Amobeda, E.R. (2017). Vertical Transmission and the Dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a Growing Population.

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A non-linear mathematical model is proposed to study the vertical transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a growing population. The population is compartmentalized into four classes namely: susceptibles, infectives, pre-AIDS and AIDS. The model equations are transformed into proportions in order…
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Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics

                                      Volume 37,(September, 2016), pp 327-342

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Modeling the Effects of Carriers and Treatment on the Transmission

Dynamics of Typhoid Fever

 

Alhassan, J.C., Achema, K.O. and Aondoakaa, M.S.

 

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While typhoid fever has been a recognized disease for a long time, the control of its outbreaks remains a challenge. In this study, we modified the work of Moffat et al (2014) to…
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Physical Science International Journal

14(3): 1-6, 2017; Article no.PSIJ.32862

ISSN: 2348-0130

Approximation of the Dew Point Temperature Using

a Cost Effective Weather Monitoring System

  1. Ukhurebor Kingsley1,2*, O. Azi Samuel2, C. Abiodun Isaac2,3

and Enoyoze Esosa4

 

1Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

2Department of Physics, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

3Department of Physics, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

4Department of Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

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  1. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. June 2017

Vol. 21 (4) 657-660

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The Influence of Air Temperature on the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City,

Nigeria

*1UKHUREBOR, KE; 2BATUBO, TB; 3ABIODUN, IC; 4ENOYOZE, E

1Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

2Department of Mathematics, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

3Department of Physics, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

4Department of Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). Bias Reduction in Multivariate Kernel Density Estimation via Higher-Order Kernel. The Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, Volume 16, pp 13–23.

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The rules for choosing smoothing parameter are generally based on the relatively simple but important ideas of balancing bias and variance globally. We focused on how to reduce the bias term by using the generalised higher-order kernel in multivariate kernel density estimation particularly the order four . A…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). A Brief Review of Kernel Density Estimation with Applications to Data Analysis. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 28 (2), pp 195–206.

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Kernel density estimation is an important smoothing technique with direct applications such as data exploratory analysis and data visualisation. This review summarizes the most important theoretical aspects of kernel density estimation and provides a description of classical methods for computing the smoothing parameter. The performance of…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). A Brief Review of Kernel Density Estimation with Applications to Data Analysis. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 28 (2), pp 195–206.

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Kernel density estimation is an important smoothing technique with direct applications such as data exploratory analysis and data visualisation. This review summarizes the most important theoretical aspects of kernel density estimation and provides a description of classical methods for computing the smoothing parameter. The performance of…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2016). Boosting and Bagging in Kernel Density Estimation. The Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment. Volume 14(1), pp 32–37.

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Boosting is a bias reduction technique while bagging is a variance reduction method. These two methods aim at reducing the asymptotic mean integrated square error (AMISE). In this paper, our aim is to show that bagging is a boosting algorithm in kernel density estimation since both techniques use large smoothing parameter(s). This relationship…
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Ejakpovi, S. U., Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2016). Performance of Some Higher Order Beta Polynomial Family Kernels. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics. Volume 36, pp 189–192.

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This article introduces two new higher-order kernels of the beta polynomial family when. The most commonly used measure of discrepancy which is the mean integrated squared error (MISE) that shows how close an estimated density is to the targeted true density was considered for both kernels. We…
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Siloko, I. U., Ishiekwene, C. C. and Oyegue, F. O. (2017). The Effect of Smoothing Parameter in Kernels Aggregation. Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Volume 11 (2), pp 4255–4262.

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Kernel density estimation depends on appropriate smoothing parameter selection in its implementation since the method is mainly for data exploration and visualization purposes. While considering the effect of the smoothing parameter, the form of aggregation employed will determine the size of the smoothing parameter…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Andikara John; Azi S.O (2015) ‘Effects of Upsurge of Human Traffic on the Quality of Service of GSM Network in Eagle Square Abuja, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(11); pp 89-104

 

Abstract: Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile subscribers in Abuja, Nigeria the optimization and performance evaluation of GSM network quality is therefore a key parameter in the race for subscribers and this can only be achieved where the…
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The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways by which law enforcement and intelligence agencies can analyze large volume of data using data mining as one of the ways of getting active solutions for crime investigation in Nigeria. The problem is, the general public are extremely concerned on how the activities of the terrorist in Nigeria can be reduced if it cannot be completely eliminated. The results of this paper can be significantly useful to the National Security…
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Decision making process in stock trading is a complex one. There are numbers of technical indicators that are  used by traders to study trends of the market and make buying and selling decisions based on their observations.  This research seeks to deploy fuzzy inference to stock market, with four indicators used in technical analysis to aid in the decision making process in order to deal with probability. The four technical indicators are the Moving
Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD),…
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Marriage  instability is  one  of  the  demographic  features  presides  over human  population  dynamics.  The  age-specific marriage  instability pattern  has  a discrete shape  for  all  human population,  to illustrate which,  a  number  of  parametric  models have  been recommended by  several  authors.  The  purpose  of  this  study  is  to build  up a  mathematical  model  for  fitting  marriage  instability rate  pattern  of  various geopolitical  zones  of  Nigeria.  Skew-logistic  probability density function is used for developing the model. The real data, to which…
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The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis were investigated in this study. The mean pH, EC and TOM were 6.97, 341.3?S/cm and 3.11 respectively. Particle size analysis revealed a higher composition of sand fraction (78.7%). The concentration of the metals were in order Fe (1664.9 ?g/g), Zn (155.17 ?g/g), Mn (108.07 ?g/g), Cr (34.62 ?g/g), Pb (28.12 ?g/g), Cu (12.21 ?g/g) and Cd (0.04 ?g/g). There was a significant…
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The phytochemical and mineral compositions of selected vegetables in Minna metropolis were investigated using standard procedures. The results of the analysis showed that the concentrations of the secondary metabolites were as follows: alkaloids (4.00±2.00 to 9.33±4.16mg/100g), flavonoids (40.00±20.00 to 73.33±11.55 mg/100g), tannins (14.67±4.16 to 33.33±1.53 mg/100g), saponins (4.67±3.06 to 8.00±2.00 mg/100g), Phytates (7.56±4.36 to 68.83±17.47 mg/100g) and oxalate (19.65±0.08 to 34.39±0.28 mg/100g). B. oleracea had the highest amount of alkaloids (9.33±4.16mg/100g) while L.sativa had the least (4.00±2.0). All…
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This is a research on DSML (domain specific modelling language) for Engineering Designs with particular interest in the
domain of Pipeline Design. It is a language metamodel whereby all the syntax in the language are embodied by a domain model that
conforms to it. The attributes of the domain model which is actually a pipeline graphics model from a real life example, is captured
as vocabulary of components into the language formalism for processing. In this paper, the authors report…
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Domain specific modeling methodology employed in this solution provides abstractions in the problem domain
that expresses designs in terms of concepts in the application domain. Presented in this paper therefore is a metamodelling
tool, an integrated platform which offers layered collections of reusable software primitives whose semantics are familiar
only to engineering design mechanisms. It is intended to eliminate the complexities associated with the domain of computing
technologies such as CAD systems where the focus is solely on engineering designs…
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The intent of this paper is to define a common case study for the domain-specific modeling research community.
The domain of the case study is oil and gas pipeline design management systems, i.e., systems that help in identifying,
handling, and controlling a pipeline design task by coordinating the communication between all component models and
dimensions involved in handling the design, by allocating and managing resources, and by providing access to relevant designrelated
information to domain experts. This document contains general…
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Domain specific modeling services, especially when made available to pipeline systems that transport oil and gas,
constitute an interesting but very challenging domain. It poses fundamental problems for requirements engineering, software
architecture, and their relationship. We propose a novel, domain-based framework for requirements engineering for this class
of applications. The framework addresses the key concepts in this field, such as changing complexities for design platforms
and domain specific requirements. We report experimental lessons learned on this framework and suggest requirements READ MORE Download Staff Profile      


Information Retrieval (IR) has become a topic of great interest with the advent of text search engines on
the Internet. Information Retrieval (IR) is the area of study concerned with searching for documents, for information
within documents, and for metadata about documents in Internet. This paper proposed a hybridized approach using
KNN and VSM tools for retrieving information on the Web. The approach used standardized data to test this technique.
Using the recall values of 0.1, 0.2, …, 1.0, the…
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Usually collection of keys are manually driven, hence it’s time consuming. Staffs of organizations have to sign in and sign out for keys in order to accomplish the daily jobs. In the process much time is spent collecting keys for the specific offices. This is because they are expected to write their names, departments, date, time against these respected columns; before they will now sign across the key columns, in a Key Movement Book (KMB) that keeps
records keys collection.…
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Presented in this paper is a simplification platform for engineering design that redirects designers from the conventional form of vector geometry. Using programming features it will promote automatic interchange of parametric data used in the creation of graphic models and those used in the design analysis of the models in order to accomplish specific design tasks. The entire process of creating a final graphics model which is termed graphics design and which results in a graphics model will involve the…
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In this paper, we present the architecture and describe the functionality of a Web-based tutorial model, which uses component codes for dynamic representation. Components are a type of hybrid rules that generates graphical data from the server side for the client side. The use of components as the functionality representation basis of a web based tutor results in a number of advantages. Part of the functionality of the system is controlled by using clientside code and a range of special…
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The goal of learning in the midst of individuals and groups with mixed potentials is performance. It is evident that learning is most effective when it is done in an integrated platform. Learning analysts encourage this integration but don’t always offer practical strategies to make it happen. This paper attempts to begin to truly reduce the gap that slows down enterprise training and find ways to bring learning to an online community where interaction is never physical. The system works…
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In this study the ability of an e-commerce framework that deals with the purchase of goods online is presented. It makes use of the client and the server side architecture .The login and the registration are required to be completely filled and submitted by the users and are made available on the client side of the system while all other process that are database resides on the server side. The reason is to device a means of trade through an…
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In this paper, an inverter system of 1KVA Power is designed from transformation ratio equations and relay configuration and on to electronic components and devices that converts DC Supply from Battery to AC Supply suitable for household and office appliance to cater for instability in power supply. The AC supply given out has a relatively smooth Sine Wave required for normal operation of any appliance. The Inverter is designed to operate for a minimum of thirty (34) minutes, which…
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Leak detection is a very important step in the production and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines. It is needed to check tightness specifications and to ensure other installation specifications are fulfilled. In this paper some pipeline leak detection methodologies are studied to come up with a design structure that could ease pipeline leak detection and monitoring via Google earth. A common difficulty identified for most of these methods is the aspect of generating a leak alarm when the pipeline…
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Data modeling is an important part of database design. The data model focuses on what data should be stored in the database,
exploring the relation between data entities. The goal of the data model is to ensure that all data object required by the database
are accurately represented. This paper presents data abstraction technique to ensure data is modeled and represented accurately
using the entity relationship model. The ER modeling method provides a wide variety of possibilities in a database…
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An object-oriented database management system (OODBMS) is a database system which
supports an object-oriented data model. Just as any traditional database system, it must provide
disk management, data sharing, data integrity, security, and a query language. Further, in support
of an object-oriented data model, it must manage complex objects with object identity, support
objects that encapsulate data and behaviour, structure objects in classes, and organize classes in
a hierarchy. Having attracted reasonable maturity in the research community and the business READ MORE Download Staff Profile      


The development of correct program is a very important problem in computer science and software engineering. These days,
most software are full of errors even though they seem to work well after testing. When these software are put into use, some
errors which are formally passive becomes active and the result is the failure of such software. Therefore, there is need to develop
error-free software these days because software have become inevitable in every area of human endeavor especially software READ MORE Download Staff Profile      


Information security is of great concern these days due to the activities of hackers and malicious users on the Internet. Securing information has become a critical issue and is of growing concern as computer systems worldwide become increasingly vulnerable to the rapid increase in the volume of information being transmitted across networks and over the Internet. In this paper, we proposed a technique that provides a robust intrusion detection system against attackers. It puts scalability and appropriate security in mind.…
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Globally, public sector innovation has become a big issue as citizens demand for greater accountability, effectiveness and efficiency in service delivery, and the liberalisation of the governance system. Debate on e-government evolved in the last decade in parallel with a broader discussion on e-governance, where the concept and practice of e-governance further encompasses the e-government phenomenon. Because of the complexities of governance and e-governance, this chapter presents e-governance as a close, large integrated, open and sociotechnical (CLIOS) framework to meet…
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This paper presents software developed using the Visual Basic Integrated Development
Environment capable of transmitting voice over an internet protocol. It is being implemented
by running the software in two end computers connected over the internet. The Internet
Telephony software project is a platform - independent application; meaning that it can run
on different network environments, ranging from LAN, MAN, WAN, and the Internet. As long
as the ping.exe utility gives a ping response from the remote host ID, there…
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This paper presents a chat-system as a modern communication system taking advantage of
digital convergence that addresses the problems of delays, time and materials wastage, and
structures that characterize meetings, personal conversations, group conversation, and
advert placements in our society. Communication can be realized through any activity and
through specialized forms, such as audio conferencing. The specific task defined here is
modern communication enhanced and powered by digital convergence aimed at making
easier the communication of multiple users of a…
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Abstract: In domain specific modeling language development, model interactions and transformations play a crucial role. This paper introduces a new, syntax directed approach for the specification of modelinteractions for transformations within a domain specific modeling language. The technique is based on tokenization of the characteristic values and attributes of possible component elements of a fluid supply system. To demonstrate the mapping, expression parse trees and streams of tokens are recursively specified as syntax directed definitions in a context free grammar.…
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Computers have simplified our working life to be more efficient and productive, for
example, communication can be done through mail and instant messaging, presentation
can be shared through Netmeetings and meeting minutes can be stored in workspace or
shared drives. Computers, especially notebooks and laptops are very synonymous with
mobile lifestyles as it is very convenient. LAN and wireless facilities which allow users to
access borderless information at anywhere and at any time, turn the computer into a
necessity rather…
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This is a research progress where FODA (feature oriented domain analysis) is used to implement a formal analysis
framework that characterized commonality and variability of features for a transmission pipeline design modelling language. The
features representing the pipeline physical components were analysed along the line of the system logic being able to model
stakeholders design intents. It is demonstrated that FODA methodology for domain analysis fits the needs for the application of a
carefully studied semantics to the development of…
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Models are simply outcomes from levels of abstractions, so developing a modelling language is an effort in creating a
platform where the domain concepts can be mapped to the abstraction levels. Once this mapping is achieved, it will create a
stakeholder or domain expert user friendly notations from the concepts description. This will then enable the stakeholders the
freedom to express and achieve design intents and as well cope with the complexity of conventional design software. In this paper,
the…
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