American Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Analysis of the Thermal Insulation Properties of Rice Husk Ceiling Board Compared to Selected Fibre Based Ceiling Materials Used in Yola Metropolis, Adamawa State Nigeria

    Gowon Kerter Eric, Bulama Kallamu Hensley

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: 25 November 2017
    Accepted: 9 December 2017
    Published: 10 January 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmme.20170104.11
    Abstract: The thermal conductivity of a material therefore represents the quantity of heat that passes through a meter thickness per square per second with one degree difference in temperature between the faces. Thermal conductivity is regarded as the most important characteristic of a thermal insulation since it affects directly the resistance to transmissi... Show More
  • The Impact of Managers’ Emotional Intelligence and Employee Performance in Gweru and Kwekwe City Councils in Zimbabwe

    Vonai Chirasha, Crispen Chipunza, Lewis Dzimbiri

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 89-99
    Received: 21 June 2017
    Accepted: 5 July 2017
    Published: 12 January 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmme.20170104.12
    Abstract: The relationship between emotional intelligence and performance has increasingly gained popularity with the assertion that managers’ emotional intelligence plays an important role in providing supportive management for employees. The main aim was to establish the relationship between managers’ emotional intelligence and employee performance. The re... Show More