American Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Effect of Date Palm Seed Pod Ash and Eggshell Powder on the Physico-Mechanical Properties of Cement Blends

    Iliya Bila Auta, Ibrahim Ikara Abdulkarim, Olubajo Olumide Olu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-12
    Received: Dec. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2023
    Published: Jan. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: The aim of this research was to investigate the effect of replacing eggshell powder (ESP) with date palm seed pod ash (DPSA), curing age and cement replacement on the properties of cement blended with ESP and/or DPSA on the water consistence, setting times and mortar compressive strengths according to ASTM standards. DPSA was produced by calcining ... Show More
  • Application of the Backpropagation ANN to Assess the Adoption Level of Farmers to Integrated Pest Management in the Province of Soc Trang (Vietnam)

    Nguyen Trung Dung, Bui Thi Thu Hoa, Nguyen Tuan Anh

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 13-22
    Received: Dec. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2023
    Published: Jan. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: The integrated pest management (IPM) program was implemented in 2015 and 2016 in the province of Soc Trang. The research question is whether Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) with pattern recognition can be useful for classifying farmers for a more realistic assessment of the performance of an IPM program. To evaluate the performance of the program... Show More
  • Development of a Software System for Realtime Management of Crime Reports in Southwestern Nigeria: The Administrative Approach

    Joseph Akinyede, Akinlolu Ponnle, Chinedu Olebu, Francis Akinluyi, Aderonke Thompson, Olurotimi Dahunsi, Boniface Alese, Michael Oyinloye

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 23-32
    Received: Dec. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2023
    Published: Feb. 16, 2023
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    Abstract: One of the major challenges of managing crime data is lack of robust and adequate management system. In this work, a comprehensive administrative website was built for effective management of crime reports/data. The crime data which was collected from a dedicated reporting mobile application was rendered into different categories on the admin dashb... Show More
  • Design a Viable 3DP Processing for Producing Effective Controlled-Release Pesticide

    Ben Yao, Zhining Xu, Jianan Liu, Liang Yang, Jianping Shang, Jingyuan Fan, Lizhi Ouyang, Hua-Jun Shawn Fan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 33-41
    Received: Nov. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 12, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2023
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    Abstract: Various factors such as solubility, volatility, spray drift, runoff, and photolysis prevent the pesticides to reach their desired location and realize their full potential. In this study, additive manufacturing is used to create a drug-loaded filament that can be used in Fused deposition modeling printing. The optimal printing parameters are printi... Show More
  • Gas Flaring, and Its Environmental Impact in Ekpan Community, Delta State, Nigeria

    Godsday Idanegbe Usiabulu, Azubuike Hope Amadi, Oluwatayo Adebisi, Ucheana Donald Ifedili, Kehinde Elijah Ajayi, Pwafureino Reuel Moses

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 42-53
    Received: Jan. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 16, 2023
    Published: Feb. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: In the Ekpan settlement of the Uvwie local government area, Delta state, Nigeria, a study on gas flaring and its effects on the environment was carried out. It was found that hazardous gases have been released into the environment because of air pollution caused by the combustion of methane and other hazardous flue gases during the manufacturing an... Show More
  • Structural and Distribution of Impurities in the Fouling in Wet-Process Phosphoric Acid at T = 80°C

    Yaktine Elyamani, Mohamed EL Guendouzi, Abdellah Elmchaouri, Mohamed Azaroual

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 54-62
    Received: Jan. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 27, 2023
    Published: Mar. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: In this investigation, the mineral deposits formed in the digestion step in wet phosphoric acid production were studied. The mineralogical characterization of the fouling precipitates obtained at the temperature 80°C from the digestion step in 16-monthly production cycle was carried out. Observing successive layers, based on their colors, allowed u... Show More
  • Artificial Intelligence Perspectives on Mexican Art: A Case Study

    Espinosa Zuniga Javier Jesus, Juarez Caballero Grelda Yazmin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 63-70
    Received: Feb. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 27, 2023
    Published: Mar. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: In this article a set of images corresponding to paintings of eight painters considered an Artistic Heritage of Mexico was clustered to identify clusters of images with similar characteristics between themselves. The images were acquired from a public source available on the Internet, a Pre-processing phase was applied in order to standardize the i... Show More