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Effect and control of suspended solids at the blast furnaces

Afolabi, A. S., Sanusi, K. O., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Bada, O. S., Jan 31 2013, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. p. 954-960 7 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 261-262).

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

Blast furnaces
Forestry
Reverse osmosis
Phenols
Water

Effect of flotation parameters on recovery of South Africa nickel sulphide ore

Afolabi, A. S., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Muzenda, E., Jan 31 2013, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. p. 961-968 8 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 261-262).

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

Flotation
Ores
Nickel
Recovery
Particle size

Effect of pH on the floatability of base metal sulphides PGMs

Afolabi, A. S., Muzenda, E. & Abdulkareem, S. A., Jan 1 2013, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies - Special Edition of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011. p. 239-248 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 170 LNEE).

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

Platinum
Recovery
Metals
Chemical properties
Metal recovery
17 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of relay location on two-way DF and AF relay for multi-user system in LTE-A cellular networks

Aldhaibani, J. A., Yahya, A., Ahmad, R. B., Omar, N. & Ali, Z. G., Sep 2 2013, BEIAC 2013 - 2013 IEEE Business Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium. p. 380-385 6 p. 6560153

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

Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Wireless networks
Throughput

Evaluation of natural flocculants for conventional water treatment

Afolabi, A. S., Sigwadi, R., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Mateescu, C. M., Jan 31 2013, Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering II. p. 298-303 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 248).

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

Water treatment
Seed
Polyelectrolytes
Water
Developing countries

Evaluation of solar water heating systems in Botswana

Oladiran, M. T. & Ossenburg, E., 2013, Advances in Materials and Systems Technologies IV. Vol. 824. p. 459-466 8 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 824).

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

Solar water heaters
Heating
Water
Inspection
Systems analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

High speed approach for detecting QRS complex characteristics in single lead electrocardiogram signal

Salih, S. K., Aljunid, S. A., Aljunid, S. M., Maskon, O. & Yahya, A., Dec 1 2013, Proceedings - 2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering, ICCSCE 2013. p. 391-396 6 p. 6719996

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

Electrocardiography
Lead
Detectors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact behaviour of woven natural silk composite face-sheet sandwiched foam under low velocity impact

Ude, A. U., Ariffin, A. K. & Azhari, C. H., 2013, Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing, Engineering and Materials. Vol. 774-776. p. 1242-1249 8 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 774-776).

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

Silk
Foams
Composite materials
Fiber reinforced materials
Polyvinyl chlorides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improved intelligent pavement performance (IIPP) modeling for Botswana district Gravel road networks

Oladele, A. S., Nov 15 2013, Airfield and Highway Pavement 2013: Sustainable and Efficient Pavements - Proceedings of the 2013 Airfield and Highway Pavement Conference. p. 1358-1369 12 p.

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

Gravel roads
Pavements
Gravel
Feedforward neural networks
Managers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improving performance-limited interference system with coordinated multipoint transmission

Zain, A. S. M., Yahya, A., Malek, M. F. A. & Omar, N., Jan 1 2013, Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2012, MUCET 2012. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 53. p. 428-434 7 p.

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

Cooperative communication
Standardization

Investigation of Cu (II) removal from synthetic solution by ion exchange using south african clinoptilolite

Kabuba, J., Muzenda, E., Ntuli, F. & Mulaba-Bafubiandi, A., 2013, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies - Special Edition of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011. Vol. 170 LNEE. p. 249-261 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 170 LNEE).

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

Ion exchange
Adsorption
Wastewater
Ions
Adsorbates

Investigation of the treatment of wastewater using activated sludge process

Afolabi, A. S., Johnson, O., Abdukareem, A. S. & Oluwaseyi, B. S., Jan 31 2013, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. p. 969-976 8 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 261-262).

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

Activated sludge process
Wastewater
Nutrients
Effluents
Nitrates

Liquid metallurgy synthesis and thermo-electrical characterization of copper-aluminum metal matrix composite

Osoba, O. L., Afolabi, A. S., Vodal, E. & Fasuba, O. A., Jul 8 2013, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering. p. 650-655 6 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 699).

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

Metallurgy
Silicon carbide
Copper
Aluminum
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low complexity burst allocation algorithm with high frame utilization for Mobile WiMAX (802.16e)

Ali, Z. G., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A., Hassnawi, L. A. & Aldhaibani, J. A., Sep 2 2013, BEIAC 2013 - 2013 IEEE Business Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium. p. 404-409 6 p. 6560158

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Mathematical model on magnetic drug targeting in a permeable microvessel

Shaw, S., Sibanda, P. & Murthy, P. V. S. N., 2013, Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 3 B.

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

Mathematical models
Tissue
Magnetic fields
Nanoparticles
Fluidics

Operational cost reduction of an activated sludge system: Correlation between setpoint and growth substrate

Ostace, G. S., Gal, A., Cristea, V. M. & Agachi, P. Ş., 2013, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies - Special Edition of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011. Vol. 170 LNEE. p. 71-84 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 170 LNEE).

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

Cost reduction
Substrates
Wastewater treatment
Ammonia
Nitrogen

Optimization of treatment parameters on the recycling of used lubricating oil

Abdulkareem, A. S., Muzenda, E. & Afolabi, A. S., 2013, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering. Vol. 699. p. 735-741 7 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 699).

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

Lubricating oils
Recycling
Acids
Atomic absorption spectrometry
Metals

Parametric effects of the performance of nanofiltration membrane

Afolabi, A. S., Sanusi, K. O., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Mohamed, J. B., 2013, Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering II. Vol. 248. p. 31-36 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 248).

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

Nanofiltration membranes
Membranes
Fluxes
Nanofiltration
Reverse osmosis

Plastic flow establishment in tubes a comparison of pressure gradient and yield stress change effects

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A., Uribe, G. A. & Stockle, J., Jan 1 2013, Fluids Engineering Systems and Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 7 A.

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

Pressure gradient
Plastic flow
Yield stress
Magnetorheological fluids
Steady flow

Reagent optimization across a UG2 plant

Muzenda, E., Abdulkareem, A. S. & Afolabi, A. S., 2013, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2013, WCE 2013. Vol. 1 LNECS. p. 575-579 5 p.

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

Flotation
Recovery
Ores
Costs
Platinum
9 Citations (Scopus)

Relative task prioritization for dual-arm with multiple, conflicting tasks: Derivation and experiments

Lee, J., Chang, P. H. & Jamisola, R. S., Nov 14 2013, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013. p. 1928-1933 6 p. 6630833

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

Open Access
Experiments
End effectors
Manipulators
Time delay
1 Citation (Scopus)

Secondary flows in straight non-circular tubes - Giesekus fluid

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A. & Stockle, J., Jan 1 2013, Fluids Engineering Systems and Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 7 A.

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

Secondary flow
Flow of fluids
Fluids
6 Citations (Scopus)

Secured and robust information hiding scheme

Abdul-Mahdi, N. H., Yahya, A., Ahmad, R. B. & Al-Qershi, O. M., Jan 1 2013, Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2012, MUCET 2012. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 53. p. 463-471 9 p.

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

Steganography
Image quality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Signature of aromatic carbons in the terahertz spectroscopy of bio-chars

Lepodise, L. M., Horvat, J. & Lewis, R. A., Dec 1 2013, 2013 38th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2013. 6665653

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

Terahertz spectroscopy
Carbon
Aromatic compounds
Infrared radiation

Soil biochemical properties and plant growth of Platycodongrandiflorium in major plantation area in South Korea

Rubenecia, M. R. U., Park, J. S., Kim, B. S., Ultra Jr, V. & Lee, S. C., 2013, The Korean society of medical crop science symposium conference. p. 99

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

Soil Nutrient Status of Major Ginseng Production Areas in South Korea

Rubenecia, M. R. U., Seo, P. D., Ultra Jr, V., Park, C. B., Ahn, Y. S. & Lee, S. C., 2013, The Korean society of medical crop science symposium conference. p. 101

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

Study on the mechanical behavior of excavation and support construction of shallow tunnel

Yang, Z. X., Song, L., Wang, H., Jiao, Y. Y., Li, S. C., Adoko, A. C. & Zhang, H. Q., 2013, Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering. Vol. 353-354. p. 1693-1698 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 353-354).

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

Excavation
Tunnels
Rock pressure
Arches
Anchors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania

Runyoro, A. A. K., Zlotnikova, I. & Ko, J., Dec 1 2013, ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. p. 267-272 6 p. 6703906

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

Telecommunication traffic
Traffic congestion
Advanced traffic management systems
Law enforcement
Environmental impact
6 Citations (Scopus)

TRAM: A tool for transforming textual requirements into analysis models

Letsholo, K. J., Zhao, L. & Chioasca, E. V., Dec 1 2013, 2013 28th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, ASE 2013 - Proceedings. p. 738-741 4 p. 6693146

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

Specification languages
Formal languages
Specifications

Transportation planning through pavement performance prediction modeling for Botswana gravel loss condition

Oladele, A. S., Vokolkova, V. & Egwurube, J. A., 2013, Advances in Civil Engineering II. PART 1 ed. Vol. 256-259. p. 2976-2982 7 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 256-259, no. PART 1).

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

Gravel
Pavements
Gravel roads
Planning
Feedforward neural networks
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variable-size elements in 2D sparse arrays for 3D medical ultrasound

Diarra, B., Robini, M., Liebgott, H., Cachard, C. & Tortoli, P., Dec 1 2013, 2013 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2013. p. 508-511 4 p. 6724847

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

lobes
positioning
spatial resolution
energy dissipation
sensitivity
9 Citations (Scopus)

Variable structure system with sliding mode controller

Ahmed, A. A., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A., Tahir, H. H. & Quinlan, J., Jan 1 2013, Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2012, MUCET 2012. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 53. p. 441-452 12 p.

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

Variable structure control
Sliding mode control
Position control
Controllers
MATLAB
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

3GPP long term evolution and its application for healthcare services

Zain, A. S. M., Yahya, A., Malek, M. F. A. & Omar, N., Oct 15 2012, 2012 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, ICCCE 2012. p. 239-243 5 p. 6271187

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

Long Term Evolution (LTE)
3G mobile communication systems
Telemedicine
third generation
Global system for mobile communications
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of secondary flows and heat transfer in viscoelastic flow with viscous dissipation in non-circular tubes

Letelier, M. F., Zapata, F. N., Siginer, D. A. & Stockle, J., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2012. PARTS A, B, C, D ed. Vol. 7. p. 1017-1021 5 p.

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

Secondary flow
Prandtl number
Nusselt number
Equations of motion
Heat flux
11 Citations (Scopus)

A new algorithm for multilevel optimization problems using evolutionary strategy, inspired by natural adaptation

Tilahun, S. L., Kassa, S. M. & Ong, H. C., Oct 25 2012, PRICAI 2012: Trends in Artificial Intelligence - 12th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings. p. 577-588 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7458 LNAI).

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

Evolutionary Strategy
Optimization Problem
Stopping Criterion
Mathematical programming
Mathematical Programming
7 Citations (Scopus)

An integration framework for multi-perspective business process modeling

Letsholo, K., Chioasca, E. V. & Zhao, L., Oct 17 2012, Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 9th International Conference on Services Computing, SCC 2012. p. 33-40 8 p. 6274124

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

Industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

An ontology-driven approach to mobile data collection applications for the health-care industry

Henriques, G., Lamanna, L., Kotowski, D., Hlomani, H., Stacey, D. & Baker, P., Nov 8 2012, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 13th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IRI 2012. p. 578-583 6 p. 6303061

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

Health care
Ontology
Climate change
Industry
Health

Behavioural comparison of mortar and concrete properties in the presence of a modified zeolite additive

Ikotun, B. D., Afolabi, A. S. & Ikotun, A. G., 2012, Advances and Trends in Engineering Materials and Their Applications - Proceedings of Can 2012 11th AES-ATEMA International Conference. p. 261-270 10 p.

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

Zeolites
Mortar
Concretes
Concrete additives
Testing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Blackboard as a tool for peer learning and interaction for engineering students

Uziak, J. & Oladiran, M. T., Jan 1 2012, Advances in Materials and Systems Technologies III. p. 591-599 9 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 367).

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

Mechanical engineering
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Can business process modeling bridge the gap between business and information systems?

Zhao, L., Letsholo, K., Chioasca, E. V., Sampaio, S. & Sampaio, P., Jul 12 2012, 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2012. p. 1723-1724 2 p.

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

Information systems
Industry
Communication
10 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristic region based image steganography using Speeded-Up Robust Features technique

Hamid, N., Yahya, A., Ahmad, R. B. & Al-Qershi, O., Jul 2 2012, 2012 International Conference on Future Communication Networks, ICFCN 2012. p. 141-146 6 p. 6206858

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

Steganography
Medical imaging
Imaging systems
Wavelet transforms
Communication
8 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical spray pyrolysis path to synthesis of ZnO microsausages from aggregation of elongated double tipped nanoparticles

Muiva, C., Sathiaraj, S. T. & Maabong, K., Jan 30 2012, THERMEC 2011. p. 2577-2582 6 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 706-709).

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

Spray pyrolysis
pyrolysis
sprayers
Agglomeration
Nanoparticles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of additive manufacturing processes for rapid casting for tooling application using the analytic hierarchy process (AHP)

Nyembwe, K., De Beer, D., Van Der Walt, K., Bhero, S. & Katuku, K., 2012, 42nd International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering 2012, CIE 2012. Vol. 1. p. 145-159 15 p.

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

3D printers
Analytic hierarchy process
Casting
Durability
Sand
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design and development of a microcontroller based neuro fuzzy temperature controller

Ravi, S., Sudha, M. & Balakrishnan, P. A., Nov 26 2012, 2012 International Conference on Informatics, Electronics and Vision, ICIEV 2012. p. 103-107 5 p. 6317541

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

Microcontrollers
Temperature control
Extrusion
Plastics
Controllers

Effects of average grain size and misorientation angle on the deformation behaviour of nanocrystalline grain structures

Oladele, S. K. & Samuel, A. A., Dec 1 2012, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2012, MS and T 2012. Vol. 1. p. 693-700 8 p.

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

Crystal microstructure
Polycrystals
Stress concentration
Plastic deformation
Metals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Embedded concurrent computing architecture using FPGA

Salih, M. H., Ahmad, R. B., Yahya, A. & Arshad, M. R., Dec 1 2012, Proceedings - 2012 7th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, SoSE 2012. p. 439-444 6 p. 6384129

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

Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Multitasking

Flame -flexible and accurate motif detector for continuous pattern discovery in sequence data sets

Selvaraj, R., Kuthadi, V. M. & Ranjan, A., Jan 1 2012, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2012, IS 2012. Isaias, P., Rodrigues, L., Nunes, M. B. & Powell, P. (eds.). IADIS, p. 362-367 6 p.

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

Detectors
Bioinformatics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Function driven object-oriented (FUDOO) methodology for design and reconfiguration of reconfigurable bending press tools (RBPTs)

Gwangwava, N., Mpofu, K., Tlale, N. & Yu, Y., Dec 1 2012, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Engineering and Applied Science, EAS 2012. p. 327-334 8 p.

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

Machine tools
Sheet metal
Virtual reality
Machining

GNP-based fuzzy class-association-rule mining with sub-attribute utilization

Ranjan, A., Selvaraj, R. & Kuthadi, V. M., Jan 1 2012, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2012, IS 2012. Isaias, P., Rodrigues, L., Nunes, M. B. & Powell, P. (eds.). IADIS, p. 11-17 7 p.

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

Association rules
Intrusion detection
Data structures
Internet
Fuzzy set theory

Graetz problem using fene-P fluids without viscous dissipation

Abdelkader, F., Khezzar, L., Siginer, D. A. & Nemouchi, Z., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2012. PARTS A, B, C, D ed. Vol. 7. p. 1141-1148 8 p.

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

Heat transfer
Fluids
Shear thinning
Nusselt number
Heat conduction