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Dr. Akujobi-Emetuche Grace Chinma

Discipline: Engineering
Petroleum Products Distribution Through Enhanced Pipeline Design
Contribution to knowledge:
The study developed a quality assurance protocol for enhanced pipeline delivery and introduced the 2016 United Kingdom-developed Pipe flow wizard and Expert software to improve and authenticate the conventional design method. The study also established optimum flow rate and mainline pressure for Port Harcourt-Aba 56km pipeline as 240m³/hr and 26.8bar respectively.
Dr. Akujobi-Emetuche, Grace Chinma, was jointly supervised by Prof. Ogbonna F. Joel (Department of Gas Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria), Prof. Franklin O. Chukwuma (Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria) & Prof. Emenike N. Wami (Department of Chemical Engineering, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, | Nigeria).
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