Greener Journal of Physical Sciences

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Kalu et al

Greener Journal of  Physical Sciences Vol. 2 (2), pp. 027-035, April, 2012.

ISSN: 2276-7851 © 2012 Greener Journals

Research Paper

Study of Indoor Temperature of House in Abakaliki, Nigeria.


P. C. Kalu, E. O. Ekpe and E. I. Ugwu


Department of Industrial Physics, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.


Corresponding Author’s Email: ugwuei@ yahoo. com


This paper presents the study of inner and outer temperature of a thatched house in Abakaliki. The thatched house was erected at Nkaliki- Unuhu in Abakaliki and was made up of mud block wood, grass raffia and rope. The temperature was taken using simple mercury-in glass thermometers with degree of accuracy of ±0.01 degree Celsius was used during the months of March April and May 2008. The analysis of the data collected was done using SPSS.


Keyword:  Inner and outer temperature, Mercury-in-glass thermometers, Average environmental temperature, regression, thatched house, mud block.

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