Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

2017

Dietary patterns and BMI status of adult women in greater Letaba municipality, South Africa

Mbhenyane, X. G., Seanego, A. M., Amey, A. KA., Mabapa, N. S., Mushaphi, L. F., Mbhatsani, H. V. & Mandiwana, T. C., 2017, In : Journal of Consumer Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Diffusion in Saturated Clayey Barrier Medium

Agbenyeku, E. E., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 7, p. 269-276 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soils
Inorganic chemicals
Hydraulic conductivity
Solute transport
Terminology
13 Citations (Scopus)

Dissolving dolomite in a stable UHP mineral assemblage: Evidence from Cal-Dol marbles of the Dora-Maira Massif (Italian Western Alps)

Ferrando, S., Groppo, C., Frezzotti, M. L., Castelli, D. & Proyer, A., 2017, In : American Mineralogist. 102, 1-2, p. 42-60 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Carbonate
marble
Minerals
dolomite
dissolving
3 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity and abundance of lepidopteran stem borer natural enemies in natural and cultivated habitats in Botswana

Mutamiswa, R., Moeng, E., Le Ru, B. P., Conlong, D. E., Assefa, Y., Goftishu, M. & Nyamukondiwa, C., 2017, In : Biological Control. 115, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
Chilo partellus
Crambidae
indigenous species
Lepidoptera
climate change

Downlink beamforming design with simultaneous energy and secure information transmission

Elsabae, R., Basutli, B., Gong, Y. & Lambotharan, S., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Beamforming
Energy harvesting
Energy transfer
Frequency bands
Wireless networks

Effective Microporosity for Enhanced Adsorption Capacity of Cr (VI) from Dilute Aqueous Solution: Isotherm and Kinetics

Lloyd, M., Onyango, M. S., Ochieng, A. & Siame, J., 2017, In : Chemical Science International Journal. 19, 4, p. 1-12 12 p., CSIJ.34082.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microporosity
Isotherms
Activated carbon
Adsorption
Kinetics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of 10 wt% VC on the Friction and Sliding Wear of Spark Plasma–Sintered WC–12 wt% Co Cemented Carbides

Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Sacks, N., Bergstrom, L. & Akhtar, F., Mar 4 2017, In : Tribology Transactions. 60, 2, p. 276-283 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sparks
Electric sparks
carbides
Carbides
sliding
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of annealing on the optical properties of amorphous Se79Te10Sb4Bi7 thin films

Nyakotyo, H., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Muchuweni, E., Jul 1 2017, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 92, p. 182-188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amorphous films
Optical properties
Annealing
optical properties
Thin films
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Thermal evaporation
Optoelectronic devices
Annealing
Thin films
Temperature
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of coating mild steel with CNTs on its mechanical properties and corrosion behaviour in acidic medium

Abdulrahaman, M. A., Abubakre, O. K., Abdulkareem, S. A., Tijani, J. O., Aliyu, A. & Afolabi, A. S., Mar 1 2017, In : Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 8, 1, 015016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon steel
Carbon Nanotubes
Corrosion
Coatings
Mechanical properties

Effect of hollow centre post in coupled combline resonators

Pholele, T. M., Chuma, J. M. & Ngebani, I., 2017, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Resonators
Natural frequencies
Magnetic couplings
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of substrate moisture on the weatherability of surface treatment for High-Performance Concrete (HPC)

Bader, T., Unterberger, S. H. & Lackner, R., 2017, In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 83, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
High performance concrete
Surface treatment
Moisture
Acrylic Resins
Acrylics
5 Citations (Scopus)
Setaria verticillata
Acacia karroo
Acacia
grass hay
liveweight gain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of Thermal & Alkali Treatment on Pterocarpus Angolensis (Mukwa) Wood Flour

Setswalo, K., Namoshe, M., Kutua, S., Oladijo, O. P. & Samson, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 7, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood
Fibers
Chemical modification
Lignin
Surface treatment
22 Citations (Scopus)
Parthenium
Beetles
Starvation
Chrysomelidae
heat tolerance
5 Citations (Scopus)

Elasto-viscoplastic fluid flow in tubes of arbitrary cross-section

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A. & González, A., 2017, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 46, p. 572-580 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical flow-ELISA for rapid and sensitive determination of microcystin-LR using automated sequential injection system

Lebogang, L., Jantra, J., Hedström, M. & Mattiasson, B., 2017, In : Sensors. 17, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytic deposition of manganese dioxide from Nigerian manganese ore using graphite electrodes

Muriana, R. A., Omeye, L. U., Abubakre, O. K., Muzenda, E., Ndlovu, S. & Abdulkareem, A. S., 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Graphite electrodes
Manganese
Electrodeposition
Ores
Acids
8 Citations (Scopus)

Energy densification of animal waste lignocellulose biomass and raw biomass

Pahla, G., Mamvura, T. A., Ntuli, F. & Muzenda, E., Dec 1 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemical Engineering. 24, p. 168-175 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
heat pump
Densification
coal
Animals
Biomass

Energy Efficiency as a drive towards sustainable development

Agbenyeku, E. E. O., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., 2017. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
energy efficiency
sustainable development
energy conservation
energy
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Energy-efficient routing algorithms based on swarm intelligence for wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., 2017, Nottingham University Press.

Research output: Other contribution

Routing algorithms
Wireless sensor networks
Routing protocols
Network protocols
Energy utilization

Energy potential of food waste generated by a middle class neigbourhood in Nigeria through anaerobic digestion

Kukoyi, T. O., Muzenda, E. & Mbohwa, C., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
potential energy
food
biogas
municipal solid waste
solid waste

Environmental traps in developing countries: A case of the Dema emergency diesel power plant (EPP), Zimbabwe

Dalu, M. T. B., Wasserman, R. J., Maposa, V. G. & Dalu, T., 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 150, p. 123-126 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diesel power plants
health impact
Developing countries
diesel
mobilization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Epidemic model formulation and analysis for diarrheal infections caused by salmonella

Chaturvedi, O., Jeffrey, M., Lungu, E. & Masupe, S., 2017, In : Simulation. 93, 7, p. 543-552 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salmonella
Epidemic Model
Infection
Basic Reproduction number
Formulation

Evaluating the municipal solid waste management approach of a city using material flow analysis

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E., Aboyade, A. O. & Mbohwa, C., 2017, p. 5703-5708. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

material flow analysis
municipal solid waste
waste management
recycling
resource

Evaluation of polymeric membranes efficacy for the water filtration system prototype

Empompo, J. B., Muzenda, E., Belaid, M. & Matheri, A. N., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Water filtration
Polymeric membranes
Potable water
Microfiltration
Solar energy

Evaluation of Potential Substrates for Biogas Production via Anaerobic Digestion: A Review

Sibiya, N. T., Muzenda, E. & Mbohwa, C., 2017, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2017. Ao, S. I., Douglas, C. & Grundfest, W. S. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 583-588 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
biogas
methane
substrate
sewage treatment
activated sludge
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of synergy and bacterial regrowth in photocatalytic ozonation disinfection of municipal wastewater

Mecha, A. C., Onyango, M. S., Ochieng, A. & Momba, M. N. B., Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 601-602, p. 626-635

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ozonization
Disinfection
regrowth
disinfection
Wastewater
Open Access
Botswana
sustainable development
evaluation
school
traffic congestion
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exact solution for forced convection gaseous slip flow in corrugated microtubes

Akyildiz, F. T. & Siginer, D. A., 2017, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 112, p. 553-558 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Extraction and precipitation of phosphorus from sewage sludge

Shiba, N. C. & Ntuli, F., 2017, In : Waste Management. 60, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
phosphorus
struvite
magnesium
leaching
fertilizer
46 Citations (Scopus)
Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
Cellulose
Nanostructures
Nanocomposites
trainee
engineering
ability
learning
video recording

Factor subset selection for predicting sustainability of a telecentre using case-based reasoning

Sigweni, B., Mangwala, M. & Ayoung, D. A., 2017, p. 536-541. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Case based reasoning
Learning systems
Sustainable development
Managers
Developing countries

Fatty Acid Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Baphia massaiensis Seed Oil

Keroletswe, N., Mazimba, O., Majinda, R. & Masesane, I., Jun 10 2017, In : Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research. 2, 3, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fish community dynamics in an inland floodplain system of the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Mosepele, K., Kolding, J. & Bokhutlo, T., Apr 1 2017, In : Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology. 17, 2, p. 89-102 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
community dynamics
floodplains
floodplain
fish
10 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency mode excitations in two-dimensional Hindmarsh–Rose neural networks

Tabi, C. B., Etémé, A. S. & Mohamadou, A., May 15 2017, In : Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 474, p. 186-198 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Excitation
Neural Networks
neurons
Neuron
epilepsy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Full factorial design approach to carbon nanotubes synthesis by CVD method in argon environment

Mohammed, I. A., Bankole, M. T., Abdulkareem, A. S., Ochigbo, S. S., Afolabi, A. S. & Abubakre, O. K., 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemical Engineering. 24, p. 17-42 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acetylene
Carbon Nanotubes
Argon
Chemical vapor deposition
Carbon nanotubes

Game-theoretic beamforming techniques for multiuser multi-cell networks under mixed quality of service constraints

Basutli, B. & Lambotharan, S., 2017, In : IET Signal Processing. 11, 5, p. 631-639 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Beamforming
Quality of service
Base stations
Wireless networks

Handbook of Laboratory Experiments in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Zungeru, A. M., Chuma, J. M., Mangwala, M. & Ketshabetswe, L. K., Mar 2017, 1 ed. California: Notion Press Inc. 380 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

handbooks
communication
engineering
students
electronics

Healthcare cloud computing for underground wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., Gorata, M., Mangwala, M. & Chuma, J., 2017, 2017 2nd International Conference on Frontiers of Sensors Technologies (ICFST). p. 136-140 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Cloud computing
Wireless sensor networks
Availability
Security of data
Cryptography

Heat transfer in laminar flow with elastoviscoplastic fluids in non-circular ducts

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A., Contreras, D., Jacobs, P. & Barrera, C., 2017. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Laminar flow
Ducts
Heat transfer
Fluids
Pipe flow

Heat Transfer in Laminar Flow with Elastoviscoplastic Fluids in Non-Circular Tubes

Letelier, M. F., Dennis, S., Contreras, D., Jacobs, P. & Barrera, C., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Heat transfer optimization in laminar flow of non-linear viscoelastic fluids in asymmetric straight ducts with inclusions

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A., Arriagada, G. & Gonzalez, A., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Constitutive models
Laminar flow
Ducts
Flow rate
Heat transfer
Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Host rock geochemistry, texture and chemical composition of magnetite in iron ore in the Neoarchaean Nyong unit in southern Cameroon

Chombong, N. N., Suh, C. E., Lehmann, B., Vishiti, A., Ilouga, D. C., Shemang, E. M., Tantoh, B. S. & Kedia, A. C., 2017, In : Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Applied Earth Science. 126, 3, p. 129-145 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
Geochemistry
Iron ores
Magnetite
iron ore
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hydromagnetic Heat and Mass Transfer Flow of a Casson Fluid Over an Unsteady Stretching Surface with Convective Boundary Condition

Mahanta, G., Das, M. & Shaw, S., 2017, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 6, 2, p. 282-291 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HYDROMETALLURGICAL EXTRACTION AND PRODUCTION OF MANGANESE DIOXIDE FROM KA’OJE (NIGERIA) MANGANESE ORE

Muriana, R. A., Abukakre, O. K., Muzenda, E., Ndlovu, S., Yusuf, A. Y. & Abdulkareem, A. S., 2017, In : Journal of Materials Research. 13, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nigeria
Manganese
dioxides
Ores
manganese