American Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

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Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Extraction, Characterization and Dextrinization of Starch from Six (6) Varieties of Tubers from Iwo Osun State Nigeria for Application in the Production of Adhesives

    Oluwatobi David Adekunle, Omiye Mobolaji Kayode, Oluwatoyin Kemi Awoyale, Modupe Dawodu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 7-11
    Received: Sep. 17, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 09, 2019
    Published: Dec. 04, 2019
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    Abstract: Tuber crops are widely consumed; they come in various varieties with great nutritional and non- nutritional values. They are very rich in starch. The starch content of each of the six varieties of Nigerian tubers was determined, each of the tubers was wet fractionated in the laboratory and the starch was recovered. The composition of the tubers (dr... Show More
  • Experimental Study of a Lab Scale Hybrid Fixed Bed Gasifier

    Robert Eliraison Moshi, Thomas Thomas Kivevele, Yusufu Abeid Chande Jande

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 68-73
    Received: Dec. 21, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 09, 2020
    Published: Feb. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Thermo-chemical conversion technologies (incineration, gasification and pyrolysis) have emerged as potential technologies for municipal solid waste management (MSWM). This is happening due to the increase of the need for clean and sustainable energy as a result of fossil fuel depletion. The increase in municipal solid waste (MSW) generation as well... Show More