Faculty of Engineering and Technology

 

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology was established on the 1st of October, 1984. The Faculty aims to respond to the worldwide demand for engineers that have sound knowledge of engineering and management principles and the ability to apply this knowledge to the complex situation prevailing within the construction and manufacturing industries.

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Recent Submissions

  • MODEL FOR OPTIMAL SIZING OF A WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM FOR GREEN-MOBILE APPLICATIONS 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Nzeako, A.N. (International Journal of Green Energy, 2013-01-01)
    The goal of the green-mobile technology is to attain negligible anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide (from the GSM base station generators), which constitute by far the largest part of the emissions of greenhouse ...
  • Influence of Orientation on the Performance of a Photovoltaic Conversion System in Nigeria 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Nzeako, A.N. (Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2011-12-26)
    This study investigates the effects of orientation of photovoltaic surface and proposes the optimum tilt angle for a photovoltaic array oriented due south in three cities in Nigeria (Abuja, Benin City and Katsina). Three ...
  • Evaluation of various global solar radiation models for Nigeria 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Emagbetereb, J.O.; Ogujorb, E.A. (INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GREEN ENERGY, 2016-01-01)
    This study assessed the performance of six solar radiation models. The objective was to determine the most accurate model for estimating global solar radiation on a horizontal surface in Nigeria. Twenty-two years meteorological ...
  • Estimation of Diffuse Solar Radiation for Selected Cities in Nigeria 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Nzeako, A.N. (International Scholarly Research Network, 2011-08-01)
    This study proposes a multivariable model of monthly mean daily diffuse solar radiation on horizontal surfaces for three cities (Abuja, Benin City and Katsina), in Nigeria. The estimation was based on a correlation between ...
  • Empirical Model for Estimating Global Solar Radiation on Horizontal Surfaces for Selected Cities in the Six Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Nzeako, A.N. (Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2010-12-10)
    This study proposes a temperature-based model of monthly mean daily global solar radiation on horizontal surfaces for selected cities, representing the six geopolitical zones in N igeria. The modelling was based on linear ...
  • Effect of water and air flow on concentric tubular solar water desalting system 

    Arunkumar, T.; Jayaprakash, R.; Ahsan, A.; Denkenberger, D.; Okundamiya, M.S. (Applied Energy, 2012-10-13)
    This work reports an innovative design of tubular solar still with a rectangular basin for water desalination with flowing water and air over the cover. The daily distillate output of the system is increased by lowering ...
  • Design and Implementation of a GSM Activated Automobile Demobilizer with Identification Capability 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Emagbetere, J.O.; Edeko, F.O. (Advanced Materials Research, 2009-01-01)
    The incidence of car theft in Nigeria has grown to nearly epidemic proportion. On daily basis, the numbers of stolen cars reported over the media are on the increase. Alarms and other deterrents are not enough. There is ...
  • Design and control strategy for a hybrid green energy system for mobile telecommunication sites 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Emagbetere, J.O.; Ogujor, E.A. (Journal of Power Sources, 2014-02-08)
    The rising energy costs and carbon footprint of operating mobile telecommunication sites in the emerging world have increased research interests in green technology. The intermittent nature of most green energy sources ...
  • Design and Implementation of an Automated Library System using Biometric Technology 

    Nwokolo, U.E.; Okundamiya, M.S. (Journal of Communications Technology, Electronics and Computer Science, 2018-01-01)
    The aim of this paper is the design and realisation of an automated library system using biometric technology. The personnel at the circulation desk (entrance) of the library desires to either confirm or ascertain the ...
  • Assessment of Renewable Energy Technology and a Case of Sustainable Energy in Mobile Telecommunication Sector 

    Okundamiya, M.S.; Emagbetere, J.O.; Ogujor, E.A. (The Scientific World Journal, 2014-01-23)
    The rapid growth of the mobile telecommunication sectors of many emerging countries creates a number of problems such as network congestion and poor service delivery for network operators. This results primarily from the ...
  • An experimental study on a hemispherical solar still 

    Arunkumar, T.; Jayaprakash, R.; Denkenberger, D.; Ahsan, A.; Okundamiya, M.S.; kumar, S.; Tanaka, H.; Aybar, H.S. (2012-01-01)
    This work reports a new design of solar still with a hemispherical top cover for water desalination with and without flowing water over the cover. The daily distillate output of the system is increased by lowering ...
  • A Linear Regression Model for Global Solar Radiation on Horizontal Surfaces at Warri, Nigeria 

    Okundamiya, Michael S.; Okpamen, Israel E. (Int. Journal of Renewable Energy Development (IJRED), 2013-09-27)
    The growing anxiety on the negative effects of fossil fuels on the environment and the global emission reduction targets call for a more extensive use of renewable energy alternatives. Efficient solar energy utilization ...
  • PREDICTING THE LOST LABOUR VALUE IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WITH LINEAR MODELS 

    Oboshior, Joel; Ahianba, J.E; Egwunatum, Samuel (Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)AWKA, Nigeria. Tropical built Environmental., 2014-01-01)
    In spite of the extensive literatures on lost labour estimation methods in construction project circle, some of the methods in use continue to raise spurious doubt and consistency questions in terms of giving repeatable ...
  • INFERENCES ON THE RELIABILITY LEVELS OF LOST LABOUR ESTIMATING METHOD 

    Oboshior, Joel; Ahianba, J.E; Egwunatum, Samuel (Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UniZik) Awka, Nigeria. Tropical built Environmental., 2014-01-01)
    Recent studies conducted in the construction industry and particularly by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) recommended practice No. 2SR-03 on lost labour estimation as shown that all the methods ...
  • FLEXURAL CRACK IN THIN VOIDED CONCRETE-ELASTIC RING SUBJECTED TO BENDING 

    Oboshior, Joel (The Nigeria Institution for Civil Engineers, Journal of the Civil and Environmental Engineering., 2015-06-01)
    This research project recognizes the fact that cracks can develop at the ends of prestressed concrete members. There appear to be no agreement on the effect of flexural crack width on reinforcement corrosion. Crack width ...
  • FINITE ELEMENT, MATRIX ANALYSIS FOR SQUARE PLATE IN BENDING 

    Oboshior, Joel (The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineering. Journal of Construction and Management ., 2015-06-01)
    The application of a generalized finite element method to the free vibration problem of plate is presented. The displacement formulation of the finite element method is used. A nonconforming truncated polynomial function ...
  • ELASTIC ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES BASED ON MODERN COMPUTATIVE PROCESS 

    Oboshior, Joel (The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineering. Journal of Construction and Management ., 2015-03-01)
    It is only now both appropriate and possible to study the theory related to modern of structural analysis. The theory is based on elastic flexure under plain strain condition and the moment loads are assumed to be statically ...
  • ANALYSIS OR BEAM UNDER THE ACTION OR LOAD APPLIED AT ONE END AND CLAMPED AT THE OTHER END USING THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD 

    Oboshior, Joel; Ahianba, J.E (Journal of Engineering and Architecture, 2016-11-01)
    The paper derived the flexibility of a matrix of a structure subjected to load by a direct appeal to structural theory, utilizing virtual complimentary energy principle. Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis presented ...
  • STABILITY OF LATTICE ELASTIC STRUCTURES UNDER COMBINED LOADS 

    Oboshior, Joel; Ahianba, J.E (Journal of Engineering and Architecture, 2016-09-01)
    This study appraised the stability of lattice structures under combined loads. Analysis of Elastic system (real lattice structures) with equilateral triangles grid (isotropic) and its bending properties were carried out ...
  • MATHEMATICAL HYDRAULIC MODELS OF ONE-DIMENSIONAL UNSTEADY FLOW IN RIVERS 

    Oboshior, Joel; Egwunatum, Samuel; Ahianba, J .E (International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science (IJAEMS), 2018-02-01)
    This flow in rivers is concerned with unsteady flow in open channel and it mathematically governed by the Saint Venant equation, using a four-point implicit finite difference scheme. For a one-dimensional applications, the ...

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