Christopher Ihueze

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Enugu-Onitsha Expressway

PMB 5025

Awka, DE Anambra State 234

Nigeria

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Development of a Compression Test Rig for Evaluation of Mechanical Properties Related to Design for Containerization and Transportation of Fruits

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 6 (2010) 56-59
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Scientific Equipment Development Institute, Project Development Institute, (PRODA), Anambra State University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Fruit; Compression; Experimentation; Platen; Rig; Mechanical Properties

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Finite Design for Critical Stresses of Compressed Biomaterials under Transportation

Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (WCE) 2013, Vol III, July 3 - 5, 2013, London, U.K
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Christopher Ihueze, Christian Emeka Okafor and Peter Ogbobe
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Independent
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Contact Stress, Hertzian Stresses, Principal Stresses, Shear Stress, Sphericity

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Characterization of Plantain Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composite for Application in Design of Auto Body Fenders

Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 4(5), pp. 574-587, December 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
Christopher Ihueze, Obiora Obiafudo and Christian Emeka Okafor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Plantain Fiber, Polyethylene Resin, Compactibilizer, Machine Parameters, Taguchi Methods

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Optimization of Tensile Strengths Response of Plantain Fibres Reinforced Polyester Composites (PFRP) Applying Taguchi Robust Design

Innovative Systems Design and Engineering ISSN 2222-1727 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2871 (Online) Vol 3, No 7, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jan 2017
Christian Emeka Okafor, Christopher Ihueze and A. J. Ujam
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Enugu State University of Science and Technology
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composite matrix, plantain fibers, tensile strength, pseudo-stem, empty fruit bunch. Taguchi.

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Natural Fiber Composite Design and Characterization for Limit Stress Prediction in Multiaxial Stress State

Journal of King Saud University – Engineering Sciences (2015) 27, 193–206
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Christopher Ihueze, Christian Emeka Okafor and Chris Okoye
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Multiaxial stresses; Composites; Natural fibers; Yield stress; Plantain fibers

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Optimal Performance Characteristics and Reinforcement Combinations of Coconut Fibre Reinforced High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Polymer Matrixes

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Christopher Ihueze, Maduabuchi Achike and Christian Emeka Okafor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Federal College of Education and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Reinforcement combinations; coconut fibre; volume fraction; particle size; archimedes principle; optimum performance

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Orthogonal Array Application and Response Surface Method Approach for Optimal Product Values: An Application for Oil Blending Process

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 76 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Additives, control factors, kinematic viscosity, lubricant, orthogonal array, process parameter

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Limiting Stresses and Elastic Properties of Biological Material Under Axial and Radial Compression as Related to Their Handling and Containerization

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 7 (2011) 5-10
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jan 2017
Christopher Ihueze and Christian Emeka Okafor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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UTC tomato; elastic properties; compression; tomato; sphericity; hertzian stresses; principal stress

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Robust Design and Optimization of Production Wastes: An Application for Industries

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 76 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Independent
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Excess-inventory, setup time, single minute exchange of dies, optimal value, over-production, robust design

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Finite Elements Approaches in the Solution of Field Functions in Multidimensional Space: A Case of Boundary Value Problems

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Christopher Ihueze, Christian Emeka Okafor and Edelugo Onyemaechi
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and University of Nigeria
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finite element, continuum, functional of function, extremum, boundary value

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Harnessing Science, Technology and Innovations (STI) for Sustainable Industrial and Economic Development

International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2015
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University

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Science, Technology, Innovation, Knowledge, Sustainable, Nigeria, Education, Engineering, Development, Economy

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Response Surface Optimization of the Impact Strength of Plantain Fiber Reinforced Polyester for Application in Auto Body Works

Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 4(4), March 2014
Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Christopher Ihueze and Christian Emeka Okafor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University

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Composite Matrix, Plantain Fiber, Response Surface Methodology, Notch, Design-Expert 8

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Multivariate Time Series Analysis for Optimum Production Forecast: A Case Study of 7up Soft Drink Company in Nigeria

African Research Review, Vol. 4(3a), July 2010
Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Christopher Ihueze and Christian Emeka Okafor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University

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Production Model, Inventory Management, Multivariate Time Series, Production Forecast