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    Garba, I.;
    (2010)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    A theoretical model that predicts the thermal and fluidic characteristics of a micro cross-flow heat exchanger is developed in this study. The theoretical model is validated by comparing the theoretical solutions with the experimental data from the literature. This mode...
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    Abiola, O. S.; Odunfa, S. O.; Amoo, O. A.;
    (2018)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    Nigeria is currently listed among countries in the world with the highest traffic injuries and fatalities. However, information on road accident costs which is important in the assessment of the National Road Safety Policy of the Country is sparse. This paper attempts t...
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    Bassi, J. S.; Omizegba, E. E.; Mshelia, P. Y.;
    (2012)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    The proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers are the most popular controllers used in industry because of their remarkable effectiveness, simplicity of implementation and broad applicability. However, manual tuning of these controllers is time consuming, tedio...
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    Kawuyo, U. A.; Haque, M. A.; Usman, A. M.;
    (2007)
    Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI
    This study was carried out to determine the effects of tillage treatments; namely: zero-tillage (T1), disc ploughing (T2), disc harrowing (T3) and disc ploughing followed by disc harrowing (T4) on weed control in a maize field.  Plant height (cm), weed density (No/...
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    Haqua, M. A.; Umar, B.; Arku, A. Y.;
    (2001)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    The paper compares the levels of tractor use in both public and private sectors in Borno State, Nigeria in 1984 and 1998. The major tractor operations performed in 1984, namely disc harrowing and disc ploughing, were still the important operations carried out in 1998. T...
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    Ismail, O. S.; Salau-Tajudeen, A. O.; Alaka, A.;
    (2015)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    This study is on design and development of a pneumatic system mechanism for primary motions (shedding, weft insertion and beat-up operations) in weaving machine for production of “Aso-Oke”. The present study objective is to improve the current performance efficiency of ...
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    Sadiq, U. A.; Oluyombo, O. W.; Onuh, S. O.;
    (2019)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    This paper presents the application of Firefly Optimization Algorithm (FOA) to the design and characterization of Helmholtz coils to create homogenous magnetic field needed for calibrating magnetic field sensors and used for other experiments. Magnetometer is used to mo...
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    Mamman, E.; Ohu, J. O.;
    (2004)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    A laboratory experiment was conducted to determine the influence of an organic material (groundnut haulms) on the compactibility and air permeability of three most common agricultural soils (clay, sandy clay and sandy loam) in Borno state. The organic material was incor...
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    Oumarou, M. Ben; Ngala, G. M.; Aviara, N. A.; Shodiya, Sulaimon;
    (2016)
    Publisher: Published by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    The ability to predict the quantity of energy to be produced is of paramount importance in every country. It would assist in setting up a waste management plan which will lead to a sustainable energy policy. This paper presents the development of a statistical linear re...
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    Amos, C.; Vandu, J. J.; Gyathi, D. M.; Usman, J.; Musa, S. Y.;
    (2018)
    Publisher: Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
    The advent of the 21st century brought about great and enormous quantum of electrical energy needs of the world where the nation’s lively hood is now greatly hinged on the use and application of electrical energy. Recent research shows that the demand of electric power ...
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