The software process is a critical factor for delivering quality software systems, as it aims to manage and transform the user need into a software product that meets this need. Although, software process models are plentiful and individually unique, only a few of them can be used for a given software development project. This brings about the problem of choice. Choosing a software process model using ad hoc or unjustified criteria result in the selection of inappropriate process model(s) for a given software project.
The millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are targets attached to a timeframe for making a difference in the lives of people and the opportunity provided by them have made them the rallying cry of a global partnership and the cornerstone of international and regional development policy. Globally, social and business interactions have undergone revolution through the use of information and communication technology (ICT) especially the Internet which has ushered in a new age for acquiring knowledge and its transfer.
Three methods of teaching mathematics curricula have evolved in recent years namely: (a) the traditional (b) the problem – based learning (PBL) and (c) and integrated. In Nigeria, the most popularly adopted method is the traditional teacheroriented system. The traditional permits the teacher to instruct the students in a oneway fashion. The problem-based learning consists of students – led learning techniques. And the integrated is the hybrid of problem based learning and traditional method.
A Computer Aided Design (CAD) of a completely closed cavity forging die by the Die Expansion Method was used to select the optimum interface diameters in composite dies and punch/counterpunch dimensions in order to have minimum die expansion.