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NESTEC Paper: Sustainability In Renewable Energy Production In Nigeria; A Materials Engineering Perspective

Abstract Satisfying the ever-growing demand for energy in a sustainable, eco-friendly and economical way has been a major challenge of the 21st century. Trends have shown that sustainability, economy and eco-friendliness depends on the deployment of materials which thanks to continued technological innovation, evolves continually. As such, materials, therefore, play a

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NESTEC Paper: Additive Manufacturing Technology; An Imperative For Best Manufacturing Practices

Abstract Additive manufacturing technology (AMT) popularly recognized as 3D printing is a disruptive technology that has the potential to change many conventional or subtractive manufacturing methods such as drilling, forging and machining. The technology is capable of joining some materials and creating objects from 3D computer-aided-design (CAD) model data, usually layer-upon-layer

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NESTEC Paper: Additive Manufacturing Technology For Components Production In Nigeria; Benefits, Challenges, And Way Forward

ABSTRACT The recent advancement of modern manufacturing technologies is gradually disrupting scale and distribution in the manufacturing and production industry. Additive manufacturing (AM), also referred to as 3D printing, is one such advanced manufacturing technology with the potentials of contributing significantly to both environmental and industrial sustainability.  As global perspectives shift

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NESTEC Paper: Plug-In Electric Vehicles; A Challenge To Nigerian Engineers

ABSTRACT Nigerian Engineers in recent times have been lagging in terms of invention and innovative ideas when compared to their counterparts in developed countries. Technological developments keep waxing stronger daily in all fields of life, ranging from communication and information technology, medicine, transportation e.t.c. At a time when climate change has

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NESTEC Paper: Engineer’s View On Scrap Metal Recycling In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study describes the secondary refining process in scrap metal recycling and investigates factors affecting Nigerians from establishing a scrap metal recycling industry, being the brain/muscle behind the growth of existing recycling industries, and their confidence level in handling scrap metal recycling company. A survey questionnaire was used to navigate

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