Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

 

Recent Submissions

  • Wafula, Simon Peter (Busitema University., 2016-05)
    In Uganda, traditional methods are used for shelling groundnuts. These include, beating with sticks on a flat surface and the use of hands. These are all laborious. There are many mechanical shellers on the market that ...
  • Kanakulya, Alex (Busitema University., 2017-05)
    Maize (zea mays L) accounts for almost a half of the calories and proteins consumed in East Africa (Dr. Harold Macauley, 2015). The maize milling operation is mainly aimed at separating the various components of the maize ...
  • Ongema, Dismus (Busitema University., 2015-05)
    Millets represent a collective term referring to a number of small-seeded annual grasses that are cultivated as grain crops, primarily on marginal lands in dry areas of temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. They are ...
  • Nakintu, Miriam Grace (Busitema University., 2014-05)
    This is the general over view of this research proposal carried out with the aim of designing and Construction of a low cost silver fish solar dryer. Chapter one covers the introduction of the proposal which includes ...
  • Mutonyi, Wandeka Cynthia (Busitema University., 2013-11)
    The mango fruit (Mangifera sp.) is major commercial tropical fruit, grown in many countries of the world. It is less common in Uganda because farmers and processors in our country suffer a problem of high rate of ...
  • Byangu, Azedi (Busitema University., 2015-05)
    Long shelf life of tomatoes during storage can be induced by reduction in the postharvest losses. These losses are as a result of factors such as high temperature and low relative humidity, Pathological infection and ...
  • Bakwaterenda, Gloria (Busitema University., 2015-05)
    The nutritive reserves of cassava is made up of starch which is one of the most important products Synthesized by plants that is consumed as and used in industrial processes. The currently increasing cassava production ...
  • Naiga, Harriet (Busitema University., 2018-05)
    Essential oils are present in several plants, including lemon myrtle; lemon grass leaves and stems, eucalyptus leaves, Cedar wood, bay leaf, cinnamon, eucalyptus leaves rose wood. Pure essential oils are mixtures of more ...
  • Olupot, Charles Joel (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Avocado (Parsec; Americana) is one of the important fruits grown worldwide and majorly eaten in different forms and mainly as food additives. This fruit is prized for its high nutrient. value and is added to various dishes ...
  • Okalany, Gilber (Busitema University., 2019)
    An efficient dough mixing helps to; increase bread quality, production performance of bread minimizes time wastage, prevent labor drudgery. The objectives of this research were to design and assemble different components, ...
  • Odikor, Robert (Busitema University., 2019)
    Despite the fact of several research studies to recycle crop wastes into briquettes, the quality and suitability of the crop residue briquettes remains a core issue for their successful adoption. This success is highly ...
  • Oburu, Richard (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Sorting and grading are the most important. unit operations in packing houses by which it enables to obtain a good and appealing packing system. To standardize the tomatoes for marketing in the local and export markets, ...
  • Nantongo, Mariam (Busitema University., 2018)
    This study highlights the process of extraction of amaranthus dubius oil using soxhlet extraction method, its benefits and other products from amaranthus grains. Although some benefits derived from amaranthus seeds are ...
  • Netondo, Veronica (Busitema University., 2018-05)
    Groundnut (Arachis hypogea) also known as peanut is one of the most important food crops grown and consumed in Uganda and other sub-Saharan countries (Okello et al 201.0a). They are locally known as ‘binyebwa' and is the ...
  • Nabugawa, Lena (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Ground nut roasting is one of the most important stages in groundnut processing is a process of pyrolysis (time temperature dependent) which, by increasing the temperature of the groundnuts from room temperature to 1500C ...
  • Mulondo, Anthony (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Uganda's economy is largely agro based and with the growing technology it has to meet the need of farmers and markets both locally and internationally, Uganda has merged to one of the largest producers of fish in East ...
  • Mugabi, Henry (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Cotton bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is. a short season crop with most varieties maturing in a range of 2-4months from emergency to physiological maturity and it's the most important legume in Uganda followed by ground nuts. ...
  • Kwogera, Gloria Peace (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    A Two-Stage Poultry Carcass Shredder of 120 Kg/hr capacity was design and construction to shred the poultry carcass to get animal feeds thereby solving problems associated with wastes from poultry slaughter houses like ...
  • Mujuni, Brian Joseph (2019-05)
    Grapes are fruits, botanically called Vitis vinifera, and are one of the world's largest fruit crops, with the highest input of technology. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes or they can be used for making wine, ...
  • Magabo, Derick (Busitema University., 2019-05)
    Rice (Oryz.ae sativa) is one of the most important foods in Uganda supplying as much as half of the daily nutritional requirements and calories to the Ugandan population. (MAFSC, 2009). About 80% office farmers in Uganda. ...

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