Pacific Journal of Science and Technology
An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Theories, and Observations
Volume 15, Number 1
A Semi-Annual Publication of Akamai University
The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (PJST) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal of interdisciplinary scientific research, theories, and observations. PJST is a semi-annual publication of Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii. The mission of this journal is to provide a non-commercial platform for the dissemination of scientific research and theory across the academic disciplines. We seek to facilitate greater communication between the scientific assembly at Akamai University and the larger scientific community. To this end, the PJST provides a platform for research conducted both inside and outside of our university. As a non-profit institute of higher learning, Akamai University seeks no publication or distribution fees from the PJST. The journal is provided strictly in the spirit of academic and scientific discourse and in support of our institutional mission of improving the human condition.
Table of Contents (Vol. 15, No. 1)
Engineering and Material Science
The Property Nature of Fractal Disk Dimension: A Case Study of Poincare Sections of Harmonically Excited Pendulum. T.A.O. Salau, Ph.D. and Ajide O. Olufemi, M.Sc.
Energy and Power
Physics and Atmospheric Physics
Mathematics and Statistics
Information Technology and Communications
B3: An Automated Cross-Platform Mobile Bible Application. Ambrose A. Azeta, Ph.D.; Abimbola Esuruoso, B.Sc.; and A.E. Azeta, HND.
Management, Economics, and Education
Case Study on the Profit Margin Model of Wafer-Ring Testing Handler for Semiconductors. Voon C. Khoo, M.Sc., MBA.
Gender Inequality in Surveying and Geoinformatics Profession and Environmental Sustainability in Osun State of Nigeria. Surv. A.I. Awoniyi, M.Sc.
Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Movements in Nepal in terms of Social Transformation. Medani Bhandari, Ph.D.
Database Creation for Tenement Rate Collection: The Role of GIS. Caleb O. Oluwadare, M.Sc. and Olatoye Ojo, Ph.D.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Comparative Studies of the Effects of Doping on the Electrical and Thermal Conductivities of Polystyrene. Kelechi Uleanya, M.Sc. and A.N. Eboatu, Ph.D.
Fatty Acid Constituents, Amino Acid Quality and Haematological Moderation following Consumption of “Ntubiri” and “Ntiti-Ikpa” Traditional Foods. M.K.C. Duru, Ph.D. (In view) and B.A. Amadi, Ph.D.
Effects of Process Parameters on the Yield of Alkali from Oil Palm Male Inflorescence (Ash). G.O. Mbah; K.N. Offiah; and M.I. Onyiah.
Adsorption of Malachite Green from Aqueous Solution using Plantain Stalk (Musa paradisiaca). Babatunde O. Ogunsile, Ph.D.; Adesola Babarinde, Ph.D.; and Kayode Akinlolu, B.Sc.
Adsorption of Alizarin and Fluorescein Dyes on Adsorbent prepared from Mango Seed. Nasiru Abdus-Salam, Ph.D. and Magaji Buhari, M.Sc.
Modeling and Statistical Optimization of Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Eucalyptus Wood Chips using Response Surface Methodology. Andrew N. Amenaghawon, M.Sc.; Charity O. Okieimen, Ph.D.; and Samuel E. Ogbeide, Ph.D.
Abstraction of Zinc (II) Ions from Solution unto a Nigerian Bentonite. Folasegun Anthony Dawodu, Ph.D. and Kovo Godfrey Akpomie, M.Sc.
Kinetic, Equilibrium, and Thermodynamic Studies on the Adsorption of Cadmium (II) Ions using “Aloji Kaolinite” Mineral. Folasegun Anthony Dawodu, Ph.D. and Kovo Godfrey Akpomie, M.Sc.
Life Sciences and Medicine
Growth Response, Hematological Indices, and Serum Lipid Profile of Growing Turkeys Fed Diets Supplemented with Niacin and Yeast. Tolulope O. Adebowale, M. Agric.; Abimbola. O. Oso, Ph.D.; Olajide Olowofeso, Ph.D.; Olusegun M. Idowu, Ph.D.; and Adeboye O. Fafiolu, Ph.D.
Performance Characteristics of Growing Snails (Archachatina marginata) Fed Varying Dietary Levels of Kola Testa. Prof. Rasheed A. Hamzat and Prof. Oyebiodun G. Longe.
Egg Quality Characteristics of Layers Fed Raw, Fermented, and Enzyme-Treated Cocoa Bean Shell-Based Diets. Martha D. Olumide, Ph.D.; Prof. A.O. Akinsoyinu; and Prof. Rasheed A. Hamzat.
Microbiological and Proximate Assessments of Cold-smoked Gadus morhua in Traditional Fish Smoking Centers in Ota Metropolis. John A. Daramola, Ph.D.; Christianah T. Kester, M.Sc.; Solomon A. Osofero, Ph.D.; and Collins C. Ojiakor, B.Sc.
Geology and Earth Science
Integration of Electrical Resistivity and Induced Polarization for Subsurface Imaging around Ihe Pond, Nsukka, Anambra Basin, Nigeria. Philip Ighovoyinvwin Oduduru, M.Sc. and Luke I. Mamah, Ph.D.
Inversion and Application of Seismic Q Factor: Field Dataset Examples. Wasiu O. Raji, Ph.D.; Peter I. Olasehinde, Ph.D.; Hussain O. Abubakar, M.Sc.; and Rasheed A. Alabi, B.Sc.
Microstructural and Mineralogical Evolution of the Oke Awon Shear Zone in the Jebba Area, S.W. Nigeria. Chukwuemeka T. Okonkwo, Ph.D.; Ademuyiwa Adetunji, Ph.D.; and Ismail O. Folorunso, M.Sc.
Structural Analysis of Digitized Lineament from Satellite Imagery and Vertical Electrical Soundings (VES) Studies for Ground Water Exploration in Part of Nasarawa State. Y.S. Agunleti, M.Sc.; E.A. Arikawe, Ph.D. (in view); J.I.K. Okegye, Ph.D. (in view); and S.I. Fadele, Ph.D. (in view).
Prediction of Lithology using the Ratios of Compressional and Shear Wave Velocities and their Travel Times. Oluwaseun S. Ogungbemi, M.Tech.
Subsurface Mapping and Reservoir Evaluation of West Waha and Worsham-Bayer Field Area of Southeastern Delaware Basin, West Texas. Kehinde A. Haruna, M.Sc.; Olusola J. Ojo, Ph.D.; and Wasiu Odufisan, Ph.D.
Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis of Olay Field, Niger Delta, and Implications for Hydrocarbon Prospect. Olusola A. Osetoba, M.Sc. and Olusola J. Ojo, Ph.D.
Palynostratigraphy and High Resolution Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Part of Kemar-1 Well, Bornu Basin, Northeastern Nigeria. H.A. Ayinla, M.Sc.; O.C. Adeigbe, Ph.D.; A.O. Ola-Buraimo, Ph.D. (in view); S.A. Bankole, M.Sc.; and M. Adebowale, M.Sc.
Petrophysical Sensitivity of Elastic Modulus and Inverse Quality Factor (1/Q) Analysis in Well Logs. Wasiu O. Raji, Ph.D. and Adeoye Taiye, M.Sc.
Geochemical Assessment of Tin-Tantalum Mineralization in the Precambrian Pegmatite Exposed at Agwan Rimi, Part of Sheet 208 NE, North Central Nigeria. Y.S. Agunleti, M.Sc.; E.A. Arikawe, Ph.D. (in view); and J.I.K. Okegye, Ph.D. (in view).
Integrated Geophysical Approach to Solid Mineral Exploration: A Case Study of Kusa Mountain, IjeroEkiti, Southwestern Nigeria. Oluwaseun S. Ogungbemi, M.Tech.; Olatunji O. Alu, M.Sc.; and Oluwatoyin Ologe, M.Tech.
Appraisal of Groundwater Quality in Parts of the Benin Formation in Imo River Basin, Southeastern Nigeria. Ikechukwu B. Ijeh, Ph.D.
Determination of Groundwater Flow Direction in Amai Kingdom, Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Akudo Ernest Orji, M.Sc.
Environmental Science and Ecology
Effect of Initial pH on the Bioremediation of Crude Oil Polluted Water Using a Consortium of Microbes. Kessington O. Obahiagbon, Ph.D.; Andrew N. Amenaghawon, M.Sc.; and Elvis O. Agbonghae, M.Sc.
Is Tourism Always Beneficial? A Case Study from Masai Mara National Reserve, Narok, Kenya. Medani Bhandari, Ph.D.
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