American Journal of Engineering and Technology Management

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018

  • Evaluation of Value Stream Mapping Application in Pasta Manufacturing: A Case Study of Golden Pasta Company, Lagos

    Mauton Gbededo, Peter Farayibi, Tiamiyu Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-22
    Received: 28 November 2017
    Accepted: 8 December 2017
    Published: 24 February 2018
    Abstract: Over the years manufacturing industries faced persistent increase in global competition to the extent that most industries find it difficult to make profits. This unfavorable trend in global competition coupled with high costs of production were responsible for the new trend in business. In order to survive in today’s fiercely competitive market, a... Show More
  • Health and Safety Management Practices in the Building Construction Industry in Akure, Nigeria

    Olusoga Olawale Oreoluwa, Fagbemi Olasunkanmi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 27 January 2018
    Accepted: 11 February 2018
    Published: 14 March 2018
    Abstract: Health and safety of construction workers on building construction sites in Nigeria have become necessary as a result of the hazardous nature of the practice. It is noteworthy to mention that accidents of any kind are bound to happen on these sites resulting into injuries that are sometimes fatal to site workers. Nevertheless, an evaluation of the ... Show More
  • Theoretical and Experimental Investigation on Performance Improvement of Solar Hot Water System Under Real Weather Conditions at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Le Minh Nhut

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 29-34
    Received: 25 February 2018
    Accepted: 11 March 2018
    Published: 2 April 2018
    Abstract: This paper presents the results of theoretical and experimental investigation to determine the optimal flow rate of collector loop to improve the performance of a solar hot water system under real weather conditions at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The optimal flow rate of flat-plate collector loop is researched based on the relationship between the u... Show More