NAME: Dr. O.A. LASODE

RESEARCH INTERESTS OR COMMISSIONED PROJECTS
(i) Completed
a) UNSTEADY TWO-DIMENSIONAL NATURAL CONVECTION IN RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURES COOLED FROM ABOVE WITH OTHER BOUNDARIES ADIABATIC (Ph.D. Research Thesis) 2007.
b) ANALYSIS OF CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER IN HORIZONTAL ELLIPTIC DUCTS ROTATING ABOUT A PARALLEL AXIS (M.Eng. Research Project) 1995.
c) DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SIEVE SHAKER UNIT (B.Eng. Project) 1989.
(ii) In Progress
a) Natural Convection in Enclosures
b) Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media
c) Rotating Systems with Low Angular Speeds: Studying the Effects of Centrifugal and Coriolis Forces on Climate Parameters such as Temperature and Pressure Distribution.
d) Energy Studies.
e) Hydro-Power Research and Development


Some of his Publications are:

Journals
(i) Published

  1. Bello-Ochende, F.L. and O.A. Lasode (1995), "Convective Heat Transfer in Horizontal Elliptic ducts in Parallel Mode Rotation", Journal of Heat and Technology, 13(1): pp 105 - 122. Published by EDIZIONI ETS s.r.l., piazza Carrara 16-19, 56126 Pisa, Italy under the auspices of CNR and UIT, Italy. Available online at http://www.
  2. Lasode, O,Omoleye, J.A.,Lasode, O.A. and Adeyemi, M.B. (2003),"Inventory of Alloy Composition, Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of Automobile Engine Parts", Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 3(2): pp 37 - 40. Published by the Faculty of Technology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/journalindex
  3. Lasode, O.A. (2004) Perturbation Solution to Mixed Convection in Rotating Horizontal Elliptic Cylinders. Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. 18(1); 79-88, Published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), USA.
  4. Adedeji, A. A. and Lasode, O. A. (2004) Internal Microclimate: Optimal Design in the Use of Solar Energy to Enhance Ventilation in Buildings.  Association for the advancement of Modeling and Simulation techniques in Enterprises (AMSE). Modelling B, 73(1); 53-66, Published by the Association for the advancement of Modeling and Simulation techniques in Enterprises (AMSE), France.
  5. Lasode, O. A. (2004) An Improved Solar Cabinet Dryer with Natural Convective Heat Transfer.  Journal of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology.  4(2); 32-39. Published by the Faculty of Technology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 
  6. Lasode, O.A. and Olaleye, O. (2005) Computer Simulation of Projectiles in Motion. USEP: Journal of Research Information in Civil Engineering. 2(1); 35-45. Published by Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 
  7. Lasode, O. A. (2007) Mixed Convection Heat Transfer in Rotating Vertical Elliptic Ducts. ABCM Journal of Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. 29(2); 142-151, Published by The Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Brazil.
  8. Lasode, O. A. (2008) Heatline Visualization of Unsteady Natural Convection in Square Enclosures with Top Conducting Wall.  Abacus: Journal of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria.  35(2); 96-132, Published by The Mathematical Association of Nigeria.
  9. Lasode, O. A.  and Popoola, O.T. (2009) Modelling the projectile motion of a soccer ball under linear drag. Accepted for Publication in USEP: Journal of Research Information in Civil Engineering. Published by Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  10. Lasode, A.O. and Lasode, O.A. (2009) Relationship among Mathematics Entry Qualification, Mode of Entry and Performance in Engineering Mathematics: Implication for Counselling. Accepted for Publication in African Journal of Development and Policy Issues. Published by the Department of G & C, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
  11. Adedeji, A.A., Aweda, J.O. and Lasode, O.A. (2011) Internal Microclimate: Service Life Assessment for a Building attached with a Solar Chimney-Collector, Epistemics in Science, Engineering and Technology, 1(3), 138-147.
  12. Lasode, O.A., Balogun, A.O. and Aremu, A.S. (2011) Generation, Management Challenges and Prospects of Wood Waste in Ilorin, Nigeria. The Nigerian Engineer Journal, pp. 42-45, May 2011. Published by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  13. Lasode, O.A. and Ajimotokan, H.A. (2010), Development and Performance Evaluation of Parabolic Trough Solar Water Heater, Proceedings of the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria. Published by the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria.
  14. Lasode, O.A. and Popoola, O.T. (2009) Modelling the projectile motion of a soccer ball, Proceedings of the 1st Annual Civil Engineering Conference, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Published by the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  15. Lasode, O.A. (1999) Design and construction of a solar cabinet dryer with convective heat flow. Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers Conference Proceedings.  21; 156-162, Published by The Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers, Nigeria.
  16. Lasode, O.A. and Popoola, O.T. (2010) Turbines and Compressors. Technical Transactions of National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development (An Agency of Energy Commission of Nigeria), Proceedings of the Workshop on Management and Maintenance of Vibrations in Hydroturbine Plants and Compressors, Vol. 1, Part II, pp. 72-89.
  17. Lasode, O.A. and Balogun, A.O. (2010) Wood Waste Generation in Ilorin Metropolis: Problems, Management and Prospects, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management ICSW-2010, USA. pp.586-593. Published by the Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Department of Civil Engineering, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA.
  18. Adedeji, A.A., Aweda, J.O. and Lasode, O.A. (2010) Estimation of Service Life for a Solar Chimney-Collector System, Proceedings of the International Conference in Mechanical Engineering, World Congress in Engineering WCE-2010, London, pp.1062-1064. Published by The International Association of Engineers, London.