Jamiu Adetayo Adeniran

Jamiu Adetayo Adeniran
University of Ilorin | unilorin · Department of Chemical Engineering

PhD

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Introduction
Jamiu Adetayo Adeniran is a Lecturer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow with the Atmospheric Chemistry and Modeling Group of Peking University, China (http://www.phy.pku.edu.cn/~acm/acmGroup.php). His current research interest is in the area of globalizing air pollution through satellite observation and modeling using GEOS-Chem.

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Road dust is a principal source and depository of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in many urban areas of the world. Hence, this study probed the spatial and seasonal pattern, sources, and related cancer health risks of PAHs in the road dusts sampled at ten traffic intersection (TIs) of a model African city. Mixed PAHs sources were ascertain...
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Background and PurposeExposure to heavy metals (HMs) in indoor dusts is a serious public concern that is linked to a myriad of deleterious health outcomes. The objectives of this study are to estimate the contamination levels of HMs in indoor dusts of different residential areas in Ilorin, Nigeria; identify HMs sources in different residential area...
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Seven scenarios were designed to study the national environmental benefits of ULE in coal-fired power plants (CPPs), ULE in industrial coal burning (ICB) and NH3 emission reduction by using the GEOS-Chem model. The results showed that although the CPPs have achieved the ULE transformation target, the PM2.5 concentration across the country has decre...
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have attracted significant attention in recent times on account of their reasonably high environmental burden and extreme toxicity. Samples of indoor dusts were obtained daily over a period of 2 weeks from 10 residences located within low, medium, and high density residential areas of Ilorin City. The concent...
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Heavy metals in particulate emissions released into the atmosphere from open burning of grasses pose considerable danger to human health and environment. This study investigated the ecological risks and sources of heavy metals from burned grass emissions. Particulates resulting from laboratory-simulated open burning of 40 species of grasses common...
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The emergence of SARS‐CoV‐2 (β‐coronavirus) in Wuhan, China, in late December 2019 has created unprecedented devastating effects on social, economic, public health, and global environmental status with an alarming spike in mortality and morbidity. Preventive measures targeted at reducing and preventing the communal transmission of the virus varied...
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To forestall the continuous spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) virus, various guidelines were rolled out by the World Health Organization and various governments of different countries that were most affected. This was done in addition to early detection challenges and limited tests that may endanger the popu...
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Ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is the world’s leading environmental health risk factor. Reducing the PM2.5 disease burden requires specific strategies that target dominant sources across multiple spatial scales. We provide a contemporary and comprehensive evaluation of sector- and fuel-specific contributions to this disease burden across 2...
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The world is inundated by the global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has resulted in millions of reported cases and loss of many lives since December 2019, when the first case was reported in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. The presence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a virus causing COVID-19, h...
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Potentially toxic elements (PTEs) are increasingly becoming a health and ecological concern, especially in cities with heavy traffic from rapid urbanization and industrialization. Contamination levels, sources and health risks of ten PTEs (Fe, Pb, Zn, As, Co, Cr, Cu, Cd, Mn and Ni) in twenty-five traffic hotspots (sites) of Ibadan -a densely popula...
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Cough and sneeze droplets' interactions with indoor air of a typical hospital clinic that could be majorly found in developing African countries were studied to investigate the effectiveness of existing guidelines/protocols being adopted in the control of the widespread coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission. The influences of indoor air veloc...
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Frequent burnings occurring in the grasslands of the West African region during the dry seasons largely contribute to emissions of trace gases and particulates being released into the ambient environment, which has significantly impacted both regional and global climate patterns. Burning potentials of forty different grassland biomes were examined...
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Water quality monitoring and assessment helps to determine the purity of water and how safe it is for use. This also guides environmental engineers in identifying the pollution sources and developing appropriate strategies in mitigating them. The aim of this study was to systematically analyse published literature to identify the interaction of the...
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The ongoing trade war between the United States and China is having profound impacts on the global economy. As recent studies have found substantial amounts of carbon dioxide and air pollution embedded in the global supply chains, the Sino-US trade war may also affect emissions and health burdens worldwide, which has not been quantified. Here, we e...
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The heating of edible oils during cooking activities promotes the emissions of pollutants that have adverse impacts on the health of humans. This study investigated the evaporative emissions of fifteen (15) commonly used cooking oils. Split-plot experimental design under the response surface methodology framework was used to study singular and inte...
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Open burning of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a common practice in Nigeria. Emission of compounds of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAHs) in ambient air and ash residues from burning of these wastes pose a great danger to the environment. This study investigated the contribution of open burning of MSW to the levels of PAHs in ambient air and ash...
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Open burning of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a common practice in Nigeria. Emission of compounds of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAHs) in ambient air and ash residues from burning of these wastes pose a great danger to the environment. This study investigated the contribution of open burning of MSW to the levels of PAHs in ambient air and ash...
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Background: Epidemiological studies have linked morbidity and mortality of individuals to exposure to atmospheric gaseous and particulate matter especially fine particles (PM2.5) and coarse particles (PM10).The process of garri (cassava crisps) production (frying with firewood) is associated with production of gaseous and particulate matter which...
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This study investigated the status of air quality at Olushosun, Abule Egba, and Solous dumpsite in Lagos, Nigeria. The parameters examined are total suspended particulates (TSP), CO, NO2, SO2, and odour. The Landfill Gas Emissions Model (LandGEM) was used to estimate the potential landfill gas emissions from the dumpsites. Sulphur dioxide (SO2) was...
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An assessment of potential biomass resources in Nigeria for the production of methane and power generation is presented in this paper. Nigeria, as an underdeveloped and populous country, needs an uninterrupted source of energy. The country's energy problems have crippled large sectors of the economy. The percentage of people connected to the nation...
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A mixture of gases and obnoxious odours are major components of landfill emission. A dispersion modelling on air pollutants and odour emissions anticipated from a proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility was conducted considering five operating scenarios. Impacts of the predicted ground level concentrations of air pollutants (including carbon...
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Noise pollution is considered as a serious environmental nuisance in the urban areas. This study has used the VDI code 2714 to investigate the impacts of the noise from all the power generation and ancilliary facilities in the proposed Independent Power Plant, Agbara, Ogun State receptor environment. Kriging interpolation method in SurferR 8.0 soft...
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Simulated accidental releases of chlorine from the premises of a major household products manufacturing company in Nigeria were investigated, with Threat Zones (TZs). The Aerial Location of Hazardous Atmospheres (ALOHA) software was used for the TZ Identification. The Acute Exposure Guidelines (AEGLs) and the Emergency Response Planning Guidelines...
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Cement manufacturing contributes to the elevation of air pollutants in the atmosphere and thus impact on the nearby communities. This study assessed air quality in a major Cement Plant in Ibese Ogun State, Nigeria, through an ambient air quality monitoring and air emission dispersion modelling. Particulate Matter (PM) and gaseous pollutants were me...
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This study investigated the dynamics of aerosols emitted from household spray products in terms of deposition rate, deposition velocity, and coagulation. Thirty brands of spray products were selected with respect to their uses. Time variations of particle size distribution and concentrations resulting from aerosol emission from the spray products w...
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This study investigate the ambient levels of Total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) in some office spaces in the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The investigation was carried out at seven different buildings on the University's main campus using a Gowe wall mount/desktop VOCs monitor. The overall range of mean measured TVOCs levels...
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The exergy analysis and air pollutants emission estimation from the kiln system of a major cement manufacturing plant located in Nigeria were conducted with a view to improve the level of performance of the production unit and minimize environmental effects. Material balance and exergy analysis were carried out on the system to determine the exerge...
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This paper investigated the effects of laboratory synthesised rocket composite propellants’ formulations on propellant performance parameters using response surface methodology (RSM). For the sake of a safe environment, the propellant is made of chemical constituents that have less severe effects on air quality. Experimental measurements of propell...
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In this paper, nonlinear system identification of the activated sludge process in an industrial wastewater treatment plant was completed using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) and generalized linear model (GLM) regression. Predictive models of the effluent chemical and 5-day biochemical oxygen demands were developed from measured past...
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This study investigates kinetics and Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Modeling (ANFM) of river turbid water coagulation-flocculation (CF) process using mango kernel coagulant (MKC). CF experiments were performed using jar test apparatus and the process kinetic-transport parameters (coagulation rate constant, half-life time, and particle diffusivity) were deter...
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Indoor air measurements of aerosols emitted from the use of household spray products are expensive and time-consuming. An analytical model was developed and incorporated into a graphical user interface to quantify exposure as a function of distance and time. The model considered point source dispersion with reflection from a wall and aerosol concen...
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Emission of volatile organic compounds from the use of household spray products has a negative impact on health and environment. Total volatile organic compound (TVOC) concentration levels emitted from 45 registered consumer spray products in Nigeria were measured using the MultiRAE TVOCs gas monitor. Human exposure to emitted TVOCs through inhalat...
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Environmental contaminations by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) especially from incinerators occur subtly, and PAH contribution from this source is underestimated. However, as environmental PAH concentrations build up, this may be a serious concern around the incinerator vicinity due to the potential consequences of PAHs on ecosystems and h...
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This study assessed concentration levels of particulate matter (PM) in the ambient environment of Ilorin metropolis, Nigeria, during haze episodes. Meteorological data (wind speed and direction, rainfall data, sunshine data, relative humidity and temperature) were obtained. Aerocet 531S particle counter (MetOne Instruments, USA) was used to measure...
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This study aims to determine the seasonal variations and composition of suspended particulate matter in different sizes PM1.0, PM2.5, PM10 and the total suspended particles (TSP) emitted at major intra-urban traffic intersections (TIs) of Ilorin metropolis. The concentration levels of PM (PM1.0, PM2.5, PM10) obtained at the TIs during the rush hour...
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Purpose The introduction of mobile telecommunication services in Nigeria led to the development of Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) across the country. Inadequate power supply from the national grid has led to massive use of diesel-fueled Back-up Generators (BUGs). The present study attempts to quantify and inform relevant stakeholders about air qu...
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Power sector in Nigeria is undergoing structural reforms aimed at improving and expanding the current generation capacity, using thermal power plants. Ground level concentrations of air pollutants emitted from natural gas-powered thermal power plants were estimated using the American Meteorological Society-Environmental Protection Agency Regulatory...
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The contribution of SO2 emissions from the consumption of petroleum products to Nigerian airshed has been of great concern over the years because of the resulting adverse environmental and health effects. It is in the light of this that air emissions of SO2 from gasoline and diesel consumed in the Southwestern States of Nigeria were estimated in th...
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This study employed turbidimetric method using a UV/VIS spectrophotometer to determine the total sulfur levels of refined petroleum products in Southwestern Nigeria. The sulfur concentrations in the analyzed fuel samples were 0.0019–0.0178 wt% and 0.027–0.169 wt% for gasoline and diesel, respectively. Sulfur levels in the selected samples were belo...
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The study was carried out to determine the levels of particulates in the airshed of major vehicular park and suggest appropriate ways of controlling the ambient particulate concentrations. The ambient fine mode particulate number concentrations were measured at five different designated points in the park using the Met-One mode GT-321 particulate a...
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This work study the potential impacts on air quality of an Agro Cargo Airport proposed for Southwestern Nigeria. An emission inventory was carried out for emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2), Oxide of nitrogen (NOx), particulate matter (PM), carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbon (HC) taking into account emission sources' characteristics. The resultin...
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Deleterious impact of lead from the use of motor fuels is of major concern. Lead levels of gasoline and diesel samples from States in Southwestern Nigeria were analysed by Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, according to the standard ASTM D3237-97 method. Lead concentrations ranged from 0.491–1.903 mg/L for gasoline and 2.301–10.97 mg/L for diesel. Est...
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This study employed turbidimetric method using a UV/VIS spectrophotometer to determine the total sulfurlevelsofrefinedpetroleumproductsinSouthwesternNigeria.Thesulfurconcentrationsintheanalyzedfuelsampleswere0.0019–0.0178wt%and0.027–0.169wt%forgasolineanddiesel,respectively. Sulfur levels in the selected samples were below the Nigerian standard for...
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Deleterious impact of lead from the use of motor fuels is of major concern. Lead levels of gasoline and diesel samples from States in Southwestern Nigeria were analysed by Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, according to the standard ASTM D3237-97 method. Lead concentrations ranged from 0.491–1.903 mg/L for gasoline and 2.301–10.97 mg/L for diesel. Est...
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This paper reviews the process of formation of secondary organic aerosols (SOAs) in the indoor environment. SOAs have been found to have more alarming health effects on humans and environment. To be able to assess and quantify the risk, it is important to have a comprehensive information on their mechanism of formation. The photochemical reactions...
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The understanding of aerosol deposition in the indoor environment is relevant for assessing the exposure of occupants. This study investigates the effects of microclimatic parameters on the deposition rates of aerosols emanating from the use of household spray products in indoor environment. A three–factor factorial design was used to study the e...
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The use of household spray products is a major cause of indoor aerosol pollution. Determination of exposure to aerosols emitted is critical to understanding health and environmental effects. Indoor air quality studies have linked morbidity and mortality of individuals to exposure to aerosols indoors. Aerosols of diameter less than 10 µm (PM10 and P...
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Sucrose in the final molasses continues to be a source of major financial loss to sugar refineries worldwide. This study therefore aims at rectifying this anomaly. In this study, the final molasses exhaustibility was predicted using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) and Response Surface Methodology (RSM) based ondata generated from mola...
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Purpose – The aim of this paper is to investigate the impacts of the noise from the diesel engine power generators used for production activities in an urban environment. Design/methodology/approach – This study has used the Enterprise Edition of NoiseMap 2000 Version 2.7.1 to investigate the impacts of the noise from the diesel engines electric po...
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The study reported in this paper was undertaken in an attempt to identify and understand the impacts of electronic commerce in the car retail industry in Western Australia. Much of the existing literature in electronic commerce puts forward theoretical models and speculative argumentation in an attempt to describe and understand the electronic comm...
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This work is aimed at establishing a reliable model for nonlinear behavior of a reactive distillation column. Nonlinear Auto-Regressive with eXogeneous input(ARX) modeling technique which consists of parallel combination of nonlinear and linear blocks described by nonlinearity estimation wavelet network was developed and then applied to reactive di...
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This paper proposes optimization models of crude oil distillation column for both limited and unlimited feed stock and market value of known products prices. The feed to the crude distillation column was assumed to be crude oil containing naphtha gas, kerosene, petrol and diesel as the light-light key, light key, heavy key and heavy-heavy key respe...

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