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PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITY OF MACROPOROUS SOL-GEL TIO2-THICK FILM INCORPORATING P-25 TIO2  ...

Journal of Applied Physical Science International, Volume: 2, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 62-71

Macroporous thick films of TiO2 using a single step coating by sol-gel spin-coating procedure and low annealing temperatures at 400°C were deposited on glass substrates. The method relies on oxide nanopowder filler in an optimized precursor solut...

THE EFFECTS OF MONOMER TO CELLULOSE RATIO ON THE SWELLING EFFICIENCY OF ACRYLIC ACID-G-CELLULOSE COPOLYMER  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 118-123

Graft copolymerization of acrylic acid onto cellulose fibres using potassium persulphate initiator was investigated in an aqueous medium. Bleached cellulose fibre samples were pretreated by steeping in an initiator – water mixture and the graft...

FLEXIBLE FREQUENCY CONTROL STRATEGY FOR ISLANDED MODE MICRO GRID  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 110-117

Today, several types of DGs are connected together and formed a small power system called micro-grid (MG). MG is connected to the primary distribution network and usually operates under the normal mode. All these micro sources are connected to the Mi...

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE UTILIZATION OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION TECHNOLOGIES BY YAM FARMERS IN YAKURR LGA OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 100-109

This paper investigated factors influencing the utilization of agricultural extension technologies by yam farmers in Yakurr Local Government Area (LGA) of Cross River State, Nigeria. Multi-stage random sampling technique was used to select one hundre...

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGICAL CONCEPTS ALONGSIDE RESEARCH DESIGN: AN ACTIVE LEARNING EXERCISE USING A PSYCHOLOGICAL QUESTIONNAIRE (THE PESIS)  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 90-99

Active learning strategies encourage engagement in learning. We describe student involvement in a small active learning exercise, designed to increase understanding of research methods and terminologies and social prejudice in a health psychology con...

DETERMINATION OF ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION AND MEDIAN LETHAL DOSE OF CALABASH CHALK  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 83-89

Calabash chalk is a geophagic material consumed mostly for its emetic function, though other reasons are not ruled out. Toxic metals/metalloids, as well as persistent organic pollutants have been reported as constituents of the chalk. Thus, this lead...

CROSS DOCKING LEADS TO DISTRIBUTION EXCELLENCY IN SUPPLY CHAIN: A CASE STUDY OF UNILEVER PAKISTAN LTD  

Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 11-24

This study investigates the relationship between cross docking and distribution excellency in supply chain. The basic purpose of this research was to analyze the impact of the cross docking on the distribution excellency of a supply chain for which I...

THE EFFECT OF COOPERATIVE READING AND COMPOSITION TECHNIQUE ON READING COMPREHENSION AND COMPOSITION WRITING SKILL  

Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, Volume: 2, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 8-16

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of cooperative reading and composition on reading comprehension and composition writing skill of secondary school students; and to compare this method with traditional reading, writing pedagogical me...

TEMPERAMENT, SOCIAL COMPETENCE AND BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS AMONG INTERNATIONALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN AT AGE FOUR  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 73-82

The present study compares temperament, social competence and behavior problems among 119 adopted and 1159 non- adopted children at age four. The study also examined the contribution of temperament, social competence and transition reactions on exter...

PATTERNS OF NON-FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES IN CAMEROON: THE CASE OF THE YAOUNDE INJURIES REPORTED IN THE YEAR 2011-2012 AT TEACHING HOSPITAL (CENTRE HOSPITALIER ET UNIVERSITAIRE DE YAOUNDÉ (CH...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 61-72

Road traffic injuries are among the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Low income countries are disproportionately affected, including Cameroon. Despite the rise in road traffic injuries, there is a significant gap in understanding ...

ASSESSMENT OF THE COMPETITIVENESS AND COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE OF COCOA PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 56-60

The study investigated the competitiveness and comparative advantage of cocoa production management systems in the study area. The project was carried out among cocoa farmers in Ondo and Osun States of Nigeria. Simple random sampling technique was us...

SPECIES DIVERSITY, SEASONAL VARIATION AND ABUNDANCE OF RODENTS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) ALONG WITH THEIR BURROW DISTRIBUTION PATTERN IN WHEAT FARMLAND  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 48-55

Species composition, seasonal variation and abundance of rats and mice in agricultural landscape are basically influenced by the presence and distribution of preferred food crops. A field study was conducted to assess the presence of rodent species a...

SOFT EQUIVALENT, UNIFORMLY EQUIVALENT AND LIPSCHITZ EQUIVALENT METRICS  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 39-47

In this paper, we introduce soft equivalent metrics with few examples and derive some properties of soft equivalent metrics. We give sucient condition for soft equivalent metrics. We also dene more stronger versions of soft equivalent metrics namely ...

THE MATRIX ASPECT OF LONGITUDINAL DATA AND LINEAR RECURSIVE MODEL OF FIBONACCI TYPE  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 27-38

In this paper, we supply a mathematical model describing the longitudinal data based on linear recursive sequences. Together with the matrix aspect of the longitudinal data we approach the multidimensional data. Moreover, we submit these data to an a...

TWO STRATEGIC KEYS TO COMPREHENSION LAND  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 22-26

The optimum end for any reading is comprehension; reading comprehension for second language learners is an essential skill to achieve their purposes of learning no matter their motivation is instrumental or integrative. There are many strategies and ...

EXPLOITATION OF HETEROSIS IN RICE (Oryza sativa L.): A REVIEW  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 14-21

A review of work done for accessing heterosis for grain yield and other contributing traits in rice was taken in this article. More than 20% improvement in grain yield and other contributing traits were found against the standard checks from most of ...

DOES WEARING AN ORTHOTIC DEVICE OF THE LOWER LIMB INFLUENCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF PATIENTS? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 5, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 1-13

Introduction: Wearing an orthotic device (OD) could allow patients to re-run the daily activities of the past and therefore could have a significant impact on quality of life (QOL), both positively and negatively. However, at present no systematic l...

STEADY STATE FREE- CONVECTIVE FLOW OF REACTIVE VISCOUS FLUID IN A VERTICAL PARALLEL PLATE MICROCHANNEL  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 143-152

This paper examines the steady-state solutions of a viscous reactive fluid in a vertical parallel plate microchannel by taking the velocity and temperature jump at the wall into account. Perturbation technique is used to derive the analytical solutio...

EMBEDDING MULTIPLE IMAGES IN A SINGLE IMAGE USING BIT PLANE COMPLEXITY SEGMENTATION (BPCS) STEGANOGRAPHY  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 136-142

Steganography is a technique in which secret data is embedded into cover or vessel image in such a way that the third party will not be having any doubt. All of traditional techniques have limited information hiding capacity. This is because the prin...

FIXED POINTS FOR WEAK CONTRACTIONS IN METRIC TYPE SPACES  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 123-135

In this article, we prove some xed point theorems in metric type spaces. This article is just a generalization some results previously proved in [1]. In particular, we give some coupled common xed points theorems under weak contractions. These result...