Engr. Dr. Abdulrahim Abdulbaqi Toyin
    B. Eng., M. Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D., CORENReg.Eng., MNSE, MNIMechE., MASME, MSESN.
    Block 8 G – Room 27, +2348075708858, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Status:  Reader.
    Research Interests:
1.    Performance evaluation of thermal power stations in Nigeria
2.    Production of Bio-diesel from locally availably castor oil
3.     Domestic energy studies and evaluation of the potential of associated gas as complement
4.    Development of solar tracking devices for solar collectors
5.    Studies on Locally available ethanol as fuel on internal combustion engines
6.    Atmospheric pollution sources and evaluation
7.    Environmental effects on human comfort and Air conditioner devices development and evaluation


List of Publications

Home-Based Journal Article In-Print

  1. Mshelia, A.Z., Eguono, A., and Abdulrahim, A.T.   (2002):  Energy Used in Non-Conventional Bakery Ovens: A Case Study of Some Bakeries in Maiduguri, Nigeria.  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment (AZOJETE)  2  46-53  Maiduguri  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  2. Abdulrahim, A.T., Highina, K.B., and Usman, M.L.   (2003):  Regeneration of Used Lubricating Oil as a Source of Energy  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment  3  32-38  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  3. Abdulrahim, A.T., Usman, M.L., and Olalere, R.K.  (2003):  A Review of Automobile Emission Control Measures in Nigeria  Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences  5  273-281  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria UMTH/UNIMAID Chapter  
  4. Abdulrahim, A.T., Usman, M.L., and Fagbenle, R.O.   (2003):  Atmospheric Pollution: Contribution from Automobiles in a Nigeria City, Ibadan  Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences  5  299-307  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria UMTH/UNIMAID Chapter  
  5. Ngala, G.M., Liman, B.S., and Abdulrahim, A.T.   (2004):  An Assessment of Wind Energy Potential of Borno State, Nigeria  Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences  6  381-386  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria UMTH/UNIMAID Chapter  
  6. Abdulrahim, A.T., Usman, M.L, and Alkali, B.   (2004):  Developments in Automobile Emission Control  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment  4  74-80  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  7. Alkali, B., Abdulrahim, A.T., and Babagana, M.M.  (2004):  Viability of Solar Photovoltaic System for Rural Electrification in Nigeria. A Case Study of a Single Bedroom Apartment  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment  4  23-29  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  8. Abdulrahim, A.T, Usman, M.L., and Oluwole, F.A.  (2005):  Comfort Cooling Through Window Unit Air-conditioner in Semi-Arid Climate of Nigeria  Journal of life and Environmental Sciences  7  394-402  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria UMTH/UNIMAID Chapter  
  9. Oluwole, F.A., Abdulrahim, A.T., and Aviara, N.   (2007):  Development and Performance Tests of Sindle Press for Oil Extraction  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment  5  66-75  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  10. Aji, I. S., Balami, A. A., and Abdulrahim, A. T.   (2007):  Development of a Water Air-conditioner for the Semi-Arid Region of Nigeria  Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment  5  60-65  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  11. Abdulrahim A. T., Liman B. S. and Aji I. S.   (2009):  Feasibility of Improving Air conditioning Systems in Nigeria’s Public Buildings: A case Study of Maduguri  Journal of life and Environmental Sciences  10  576-582  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria UMTH/UNIMAID Chapter  
  12. Abdulrahim A. Toyin and Liman B. Sanda   (2002):  A Survey of Technical Conditions of Air-conditioning Systems in Maiduguri Metropolis  University of Maiduguri Faculty of Engineering Seminar Series  2  24-29  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  13. Abdulrahim, A.T., Ngala, G.M., and Mshelia, A.B.  (2004):  Performance Evaluation of an Improved Abiola Sawdust Cooking Stove  University of Maiduguri, Faculty of Engineering Seminar Series  3  58-62  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  14. Ngala, G. M., Abdulrahim, A. T., and Usman, M. L.   (2006):  Developments in Bio-ethanol Fuel Production, Use and Its Potentials as Alternative Fuel in Developing Countries  University of Maiduguri, Faculty of Engineering Seminar Series,  4  11-19  Maiduguri, Nigeria  Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria  
  15. Abdulrahim, A. T., Alkali, B., and Bwatanglang, S.   (2005):  An Investigation of Operational Constraints to the Development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Borno State, Nigeria  APRAN Review Journal  1  27-32  Potiskum, Nigeria  Academic Publications and Research Association of Nigeria   
  16. Abdulrahim, A. T., Babagana, T., and Olalere, R. K.   (2005):  Availability and Conditions of Motor Vehicles in Maiduguri, Nigeria  APRAN Review Journal  1  APRAN Review Journa  Potiskum, Nigeria  Academic Publications and Research Association of Nigeria  
  17. Olalere, R. K., Tijjani, A. O., and Abdulrahim, A.T.   (2005):  Re-Structuring the Education System for Science and Technological Development.   APRAN Review Journal  1  10-17  Potiskum, Nigeria  Academic Publications and Research Association of Nigeria  
  18. Olalere, R. K., Abdulrahim, A. T., and Yakub, B. A.   (2005):  Appropriate Technology for the Distribution of Organic Manure on Nigeria Farm  APRAN Review Journal  1  33-39  Potiskum, Nigeria  Academic Publications and Research Association of Nigeria  
  19. Usman, M. L., Abdulrahim, A. T., and Ngala, G. M.  (2007):  An Assessment of Locally Available Ethanol as Alternative Fuel in Nigeria  Journal of Engineering and Technology  2  22-27  Kano, Nigeria  Faculty of Technology, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria  
  20. Abdulrahim, A. T., Oluwole, F. A., and Tabe, J. A.   (2007):  A Study of Indigenous Production Technology of Ethanol from Palm Wine in Nigeria and Product Performance as Fuel in Gasoline Generator Set  Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering  8  56-63  Uyo, Nigeria  Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Uyo, Nigeria in association with Kan Educational Books  
  21. Oluwole, F. A., Sadik, F. M., and Abdulrahim, A. T.   (2007):  Comparative Analysis of Spindle Press and Hydraulic Press for Oil Extraction  Journal of Engineering Science and Technology  2  1-6  Calabar, Nigeria  Duncan Science Company  
  22. Aji, I. S., Abdulrahim, A. T. and Salmamza, W. H.   (2007):  Prospect of Some Selected Vegetable Oils as an Additive to Motor Fuel  Journal of Science and Technology Research,  6  38-44  Uyo, Nigeria  International Research and Development Institute in association with Kan Educational Books  
  23. Abdulrahim A. T., Oluwole F. A. and Mshelia A. Z.   (2008):  Atmospheric Pollution in Maiduguri, Nigeria: Sources, Effects and Control Measures  Continental J. Engineering Sciences  3  84-89  Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals  www.wiloludejournal.com
  24. Abdulrahim, A. T., Diso, I. S. and El-Jummah, A. M.   (2010):  Solar Concentrators’ Developments in Nigeria: A Review  Continental J. Engineering Sciences  5  38-45  Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals  
  25. El-jummah A. M., Abdulrahim A. T. and Ngala G. M.   (2011):  Analysis of Boiler Tube Heat Transfer under Opacity Conditions  Continental J. Engineering Sciences  6  14-  Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals  
  26. Abdulrahim A. T., Diso I. S. and Oluwole F. A.   (2011):  Performance Evaluation of Solar Tracking Bi-Focal Collectors in Semi-Arid Environment, Maiduguri, Nigeria  Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy  22  31-37  Nsukka, Nigeria  Solar Energy Society of Nigeria  
  27. Abdulrahim A. T., Diso I. S. and Ngala G. M.  (2011):  Solar Tracking Concentrating Collectors Utilization for Water Heating in Maiduguri, Nigeria.   Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy  22  21-25  Nsukka, Nigeria  Solar Energy Society of Nigeria  
  28. Abdulrahim A. T., Diso I. S. and Oumarou M. B.   (2011):  Development of a Solar Tracking Bi-focal Collector  Continental J. Renewable Energy  2  19-33  Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals www.wiloludejournal.com
  29. Oluwole F. A., Aviara, Umar B. and Abdulrahim A. T.   (2011):  Variation of Physical Properties of Castor Seed with Variety  Journal of Science and Technology Research  10  123-129  Uyo, Nigeria  International Research and Development Institute in association with Kan Educational Books  
  30. Oluwole F. A., Abdulrahim A. T., Aviara N. A. and Ndahi N. S.   (2012):  Traditional Method of Extracting Castor Oil  Continental J. Engineering Sciences  7  6-10  Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals  www.wiloludejournal.com
  31. Abdulrahim A. T., Diso I. S. I and Olalere R. K. (2012): Development of an Automated 31 Tracking  Device with Bi-focal Solar Collector System. Journal of Engineering Research, 17(3)  1-11 Lagos Nigeria Faculty of Engineering University of Lagos.
  32. Abdulrahim A. T., Ojo B. E., Oumarou M. B and Liman B. S. (2012): Performance Comparism of a Portable Rocket Stove With Some Nigerian Woodstoves. Continental J. Renewable Energy, Vol. 3(1), 8-13 Akure, Nigeria  Wilolud Journals www.wiloludejournal.com
  33. Abdulrahim A. T., Oluwole F. A. and Alikali B. G. (20120:  Development of manually operated vertical spindle millet grinding machine.  African Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Vol. 5(2), 14-20 Uyo, Nigeria  Devon Science Company/International Research and Development Institute in association with Kan Educational Books.National Journal Article Accepted for Publication

    National Journal Article In-Print

    International Journal Article In-Print

  34. Oluwole, F. A., Abdulrahim, A. T., and Olalere, R. K.  (2007):  Effect of Moisture Content on the Crackability of Bambara Groundnut using a Centrifugal Cracker  Int. Agrophysics  21  179-184  Lublin, Poland  Polish Academy of Science  
  35. Oluwole, F. A., Abdulrahim, A. T. and Olalere, R. K.   (2007):  Evaluation of Some Centrifugal Impaction Devices for Shelling Bambara Groundnut  Agric. Eng. Int. CIGR J. Sci. Res. Develop  Manuscript PM 07007   1-14  China  Chinese Academy of Agricultural Mechanization Sciences (CAAMS)  
  36. Oluwole, F. A., Abdulrahim A. T. and Oumarou M. B.   (2007):  Development and Performance Evaluation of Impact Bambara Groundnut Sheller  Int. Agrophysics  21  269-274  Lublin, Poland  Institute of AgroPhysics, Polish Academy of Science   
  37. Ngala, G. M., El-jummah A. M.. and Abdulrahim A. T.   (2010):  Design and Construction of a Universal Pipe Bending Machine  International Journal of Engineering Science  2  71-75  Accra, Ghana  Pan Africa Book Company   
  38. Abdulrahim A. T., Diso I. S. and Abdulraheem S. A.   (2012):  Design Analysis of Solar Bi-focal Collectors  Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research  4  136-141    Academic Journals  www.academicjournals.org
  39. Abdulrahim A. T., Mshelia R. B., Stephen O. G. And Kyauta E. T.  (2012): Heat Stress as a Measure of Human Comfort in a Semi-Arid Zone, Maiduguri, Nigeria World Journal of Engineering and Pure and Applied Sciences   2 (3) 107-111. Research, Review and Publication Journals, rrpjournals.com.
  40. Oumarou M. B., Dauda M. Abdulrahim A. T. and Abubakar A. B (2012): Characterization and Generation of Municipal Solid Waste in North Centre Nigeria International Journal of Modern Engineering Research 2(5) 3669-33672
  41. Oumarou M. B., Abdulrahim A. T. and Dauda M., (2012): Modeling and Simulation of Low Calorific Value Municipal Solid Waste Incineration. World J. of Engineering and Pure and Applied Sci.,  2 (5) 135-142. Research, Review and Publication Journals, rrpjournals.com.
  42. Oumarou M. B., Dauda M., Abdulrahim A. T. and Abubakar A. B. (2012): Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recovery and Recycling: A Case Study. World J. of Engineering and Pure and Applied Sci., 2 (5) 143-147. Research, Review and Publication Journals,  rrpjournals.com.
  43. Lovelyn N. Onuoha1, Ndubisi A. Aviara, Toyin A. Abdulrahim and Ahmed T. Suleiman  (2013): Influence of Cultivar on the Predictive Performance of a Moisture Transport Model Developed for Parboiled Paddy Drying. Drying Technology, 31:494-506. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK.  
  44. Abdulrahim A. T. , Onundi, L. O. and Diso, I. S. (2013): An Assessment     of Critical Loadings and Member sizing for the Design of Structural Support for a Solar Tracking Bi-Focal Collector System. International Journal of Science and Technology, IJST, 2(4) 291-301, Centre of Professional Research Publication, IJST Publications UK.
  45. Mohammed I. L., Rumah U. J. and Abdulrahim A. T. (2013): Performance Testing of a Truncated Pyramid Solar Thermal Cooker. International  Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA), 3(4), 1174-1178  www.ijer.com