ACHARA NNOROM

Achara Nnorom

ACHARA NNOROM

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic  and Professional Qualifications:                             

PhD, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth England.

MSc, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire England

BSc, University of Greenwich, England.

Member Nigerian Society of Engineers:

Chartered Mech Engineer (CEng, Engineering Council UK)

MIMechE, (Institution of Mechanical Engineering, UK)

Research Profile: Renewable Energy, Thermal Systems, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Rocketry.

Journal Publications: 37

  1. N Achara, NC Ozoekwe, A Haruna, I. Owolab,  Scalable Biodiesel Reactor Build and Trial, World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR) ISSN: 2454-8236, Volume-6, Issue-5, May 2019 Pages 52-55 52

 

  1. N Achara and Bongdap N Keza, Aerodynamic Characterisation of Rocket Fin Flutter Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR) ISSN: 2454-8236, Vol 5, Issue-2, August 2018 Pages 30-34

 

  1. Achara , A. S. Imam (Major), G. C. Japheth Design Of Solid Propellant Rocket Nozzle Using ANSYS Software (De-Laval Type), International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS)   Vol 4 Issue 6, June 2017

 

  1. N Achara and Adikankwu H O,Temperature Characterization of Solar Module Voltage Generation, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN:  2319-7064, Vol 6, 6 ,2017

 

  1. Achara N. The Design of Vegetable Oil Biodiesel Reactor, International Journal of Energy and Computer Science, Vol 4 Issue 4, April 2015

 

  1. Achara N and Nyitamen DS, The Design of a Small Scale Wind Turbine Generator, Journal of American Science, 2015 11(2)

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  1. Achara N, Desertification and Energy Needs of Communities Bordering the Desert, International Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol 3,No 4, 2014 pp250 – 254

 

  1. Achara N & Nyitamen DS, Illuminating the Nights in Rural Communities, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol 4, issue 11 (version – 6), Nov 2014 pp 83 – 87.

 

  1. Achara N, Energy Storage and Electric Power Stabilization, International Journal of Science and Research, September  2014

 

  1. Achara N and Nyitamen DS Wind Power Site Assessment, International Journal of Environmental Science, Vol 13, No 2, 2014

 

  1. Achara N, Solar Cell Standard and Improved Manufacturing Processes, International Journal of      Engineering and Innovative  Technology, Vol 3, Issue 9, March 2014

 

  1. Achara N, Jatropha in the Food–Fuel Debate, Nature and Science, 2013, 11(3)

 

  1. Achara N, Biofuel from Algae, Journal of American Science, Jan 2012

 

  1. Achara N, Fuel Cell Types and Characterisation, Nature and Science 2011 10(10)

 

  1. Achara N, Wind Turbine Performance – the Betz Limits and Other Factors, Journal of American Science 7(9), September 2011

 

  1. Achara and, N C A Ozoekwe, Wind Turbine Blade Design Using The Blade Element Momentum Theory , American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) e-ISSN: 2320-0847 p-ISSN : 2320-0936 Volume-9, Issue-3, pp-01-05, 2020

 

  1. N Achara and Yusuf Dignite, Photovoltaic Dust Accumulation and Cell Surface Temperature Relationship, World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR) ISSN: 2454-8236, Volume-8, Issue-6, June 2020 Pages 128-131

 

  1. N Achara and H O Adikankwu, The Photovoltaic and Maximum Power Point Tracking Methods, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) e-ISSN: 2320-0847 p-ISSN : 2320-0936 Volume-9, Issue-8, pp-66-74,2020
  2. N Achara and Yusuf Dignite, Photovoltaic System Performance In The Presence Of Contaminants,  International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2020

 

  1. N Achara and H O Adikankwu, Correlation of Photovoltaic Generated Voltage with Ambient and Cell Surface Temperatures, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) e-ISSN: 2320-0847 Vol-9, Issue-6, pp-16-19, 2020
  2. E. A. Abhulimen, M. U. Bonet., S. O. Oyekunle, N. Achara, W. C. Solomon, An Inquisition on the Combined Effects of Ambient Temperature and Relative Humidity on The Performance of a Uniform Speed Single Shaft Gas Turbine in Tropical Monsoon Climate, using GPAL,  EJERS, European Journal of Engineering Research and Science, Vol 5, issue 6, June 2020

 

  1. N Achara and N C Ozoekwe, Biodiesel Washing For Acceptable Quality Standard, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) e-ISSN: 2320-0847 p-ISSN : 2320-0936 Volume-8, Issue-10, pp-181-185 , Nov 2019
  2. Aisha Sa’ad1, Nnorom Achara, Rukaiya Abdullahi3, Nwaiwu Uchechukwu, Samuel-Atuma Emmanuel A, Design of A Direct Driven Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator for Small Horizontal Axis wind Turbines, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science (IJRES) ISSN (Online): 2320-9364 , Jan 2018

 

  1. Pindiga I Y, Achara N, Umar M S, Aliyu A S, Sulaiman N A, Energy Audit Analysis of a Lighting System: A Case Study of Central Administration Building in Kaduna Polytechnic, Annals of Technology Education Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Dec 201 

 

  1. Oyefolahan Ahmed Oyedokun, Achara. N., Muhammed .S.U., Oyefolahan Ishaq.O.,  Design and Simulation of Solar Powered Water Pumping System for Irrigation Purpose in Kaduna, Nigeria, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology ISSN : 2277-1581 Volume No. 6, Issue No. 10, PP : 342-346, Oct 2017
  2. Achara N, Grid Parity and Solar Electricity for Homes,Nature and Science 2011 9(10)
  3. Achara N (Miss) and Achara N, Optimising Client Side Data Entry Process, Journal of American Science, 2011 7(7)
  4. Achara N, Designing Affordable Solar Dryer for the Small Scale Holder, Journal of American Science June 2011
  5. Achara, N; Horsley, M. E,; Purvis, M. R. I.; Teague, R. H., Zonal Heat Transfer Rates in Fluidised Bed Combustor, International Journal Heat and Mass Transfer Vol 31, No 3 1988
  6. Abubakar A, Nyitamen DS and Achara N, Effect of Temperature on Maximum Power Point of Photovoltaic Module, International Journal of Energy and Computer Science, Vol 4 Issue34, April 2015
  7. Achara N, Solar Energy Thermal Option to Rural Communities, the Role of Alternatives in World Energy Scene, IEE, University of Reading, England, 1987
  8. Achara, N; Horsley, M. E,; Purvis, M. R. I.; Teague, R. H., Propane Combustion in Fluidised Beds, Proceedings of International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1985
  9. Achara, N, Solar Biogas Production for Rural Communities, Journal of Solar Energy, Vol. 4, 1985
  10. 34. Achara, N, Adoption of the Fluidised bed Combustion for Crop Preservation Technique, International conference, Petroleum Institute, Warri, Oct 1984
  11. Achara, N; Horsley, M. E.; Purvis, M. R. I.; Teagre, R. H., The combustion of Pelletised Refused Derived Fuel in Fluidised Beds, Proceedings, Fluidised Bed Combustion: Is it achieving its Promise? Institute of Energy, London, Oct. 1984. (‘googled’ reference citation enclosed)
  12. 36. Achara N, Horsely ME and Purvis MRI, Zonal Heat Transfer Rates in Fluidised Bed Combustion, Symposium Series,No 86, The Institute of Energy, United Kingdom
  13. S. U Muhammad, N. Achara, D K Garba, W Solomon, NCA Ozoekwe, H. O. Adikankwu, Modelling the Single Diode PV Module MPP Characteristic Curves, World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR), 2454-8236, Vol 10, Issue 2, February 2021 pages 79 – 82