Journal of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Evaluation of Organic Fertilizer Products to Enhance Seed Cotton (Gossypium spp.) Yield in Alkaline Soil of Middle Awash Valley Ethiopia

    Diriba Megersa Soboka, Bethel Nekir, Getinet Adugna

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 48-53
    Received: Jun. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2022
    Published: Jul. 13, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.11
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    Abstract: Melfert is the organic fertilizer that has been reported to supply a top quality organic matter and reclaim degraded soils. This study was carried out to evaluate the importance of the product for the seed cotton yield improvement. The experiment was conducted during 2018 main cropping season at Amibara District, Afar region, Ethiopia. The experime... Show More
  • Synthesis and Characterization of MgO-Doped / Acid Modified Metakaolin Supported Ni-Based Catalysts

    Abdullahi Nwaha Isah, Elizabeth Jumoke Eterigho, Moses Aderemi Olutoye, Mohammed Umar Garba

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 54-65
    Received: Oct. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2021
    Published: Jul. 13, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.12
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    Abstract: Catalytic steam reforming of bioethanol is an endothermic reaction for hydrogen production with high tendency of complete conversion at high temperature, but the catalyst is susceptible to deactivation due to the sintering of based metal and carbon deposition. MgO-doped/acid modified metakaolin supported nickel-based catalysts (with 5-25wt% nickel ... Show More
  • Production and Characterization of Bioethanol from Acid Catalysed Hydrolysis of Cellulosic Biomass (Maize Cob)

    Ogala Harrison, Chidozie Ekene, Iboyi Nathaniel

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 66-70
    Received: May 26, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 13, 2022
    Published: Jul. 20, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.13
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    Abstract: The purpose of this finding is to produce ethanol using a second generation biomass (maize cob) and to investigate the potential of bioethanol production from cellulosic biomass (maize cob). Due to a great dependence on fossil resources, continuously rising of petroleum cost and increase in greenhouse emission have compelled policy makers toward at... Show More
  • Electric Energy Impact on the Environment: Factors Influencing the Sustained Energy-Inefficient Lamps Utilisation in Nigeria Residential Sector

    Zacchaeus Adesakin Adetona, Joel Ogunyemi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 71-79
    Received: Jun. 20, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 18, 2022
    Published: Jul. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.14
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    Abstract: In this study, the reasons behind sustained utilisation of non-energy saving lamps (ESLs) in Nigeria vis-à-vis global lamps utilisation and environmental impacts of using non-ESLs was examined. The study was conducted via an online questionnaire using a qualitative research approach to survey 62 randomly selected apartments in the six geopolitical ... Show More
  • Evaluation of Bio-Fuel Characteristics of Pyrolytic Oil Produced from Gmelina arborea, and Cordia millenii Sawdust

    Rotowa Odunayo James, Adegoke Idowu Abimbola

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 80-89
    Received: Jun. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 27, 2022
    Published: Sep. 14, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.15
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    Abstract: Pyrolysis is that the thermal decomposition of biomass into liquids, gases, and char (solid residue) within the absence of oxygen. Pyrolytic products are also used as fuels, with or without prior upgrading, or they could be utilized as feedstock for chemical or material industries. Bio-oil was produced from sawdust of Gmelina arborea, and Cordia mi... Show More
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals from Water Hyacinth Using Acid Hydrolysis

    Muluneh Ayalew Balcha, Girma Gonfa Hunde, Muleta Ali Wakjira, Nedumaran Balasubramanian

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 90-101
    Received: Aug. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2022
    Published: Sep. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.16
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    Abstract: Water hyacinth (WH) is a widespread aquatic plant with extremely high growth rate which pose a threat in the past and great challenge due to its ability to rapidly cover the whole water body, leading to phytoplankton. Biological, physical and chemical methods have been tried resulting into high cost and labor requirements, for the control and eradi... Show More
  • Study on the Application of Grass Resources in Forest Products Industry

    Xiaoyu Chen, Fengyun Chen, Bo Zhang, Yifu Yuan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 102-106
    Received: Sep. 05, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2022
    Published: Sep. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.17
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    Abstract: The paper industry is an important basic raw material industry closely related to the national economy and social development and has the characteristics of sustainable development. At the same time, it has the characteristics of renewable raw materials, recyclable products and recyclable main production chemicals. It has a unique natural green col... Show More
  • Study on the Structure of Forest Products Industry and Its Impact on Ecological Environment

    Xiaoyu Chen, Peihong Liu, Yifu Yuan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 107-110
    Received: Sep. 05, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2022
    Published: Sep. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jeece.20220703.18
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    Abstract: The forest product industry is the main economic pillar of forestry development. However, the industrial concentration of China's forest product industry is obviously low, and there is a lack of some leading enterprises with particularly strong competitiveness. The development trend of most of the forest product industries is basically the same, th... Show More