Botswana International University of Science & Technology

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2010

Heat transfer asymptote in laminar tube flows of non-linear viscoelastic fluids

Siginer, D. A., Dec 1 2010, 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 14. Vol. 2. p. 839-852 14 p.

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

Pipe flow
Elasticity
Heat transfer
Fluids
Laminar flow

Heat transfer enhancement in corrugated pipes

Siginer, D. A. & Akyildiz, F. T., Dec 1 2010, 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 14. Vol. 2. p. 853-860 8 p.

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

Temperature distribution
Pipe
Heat transfer
Conformal mapping
Forced convection

Magnitudes of coupling coefficients of horizontal and vertical slots in a dual mode filter

Pholele, T. M. & Chuma, J. M., 2010, Proceedings of the 3rd IASTED African Conference on Modelling and Simulation, AfricaMS 2010. p. 1-4 4 p.

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

Electric lines
Horizontal
Vertical
Electric fields
Filter
12 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and control of an anfis temperature controller for plastic extrusion process

Ravi, S. & Balakrishnan, P. A., Dec 1 2010, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communication Control and Computing Technologies, ICCCCT 2010. p. 314-320 7 p. 5670572

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

Extrusion
Plastics
Controllers
Temperature control
Temperature

Natural convection with non-Newtonian shear-thinning power law fluids in inclined two dimensional rectangular cavities

Khezzar, L. & Siginer, D., Jan 1 2010, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2009, IMECE 2009. PART A ed. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 9. p. 141-145 5 p.

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

Shear thinning
Natural convection
Fluids
Prandtl number
Nusselt number

Plastic flow establishment in circular pipes under the effect of a magnetic field

Stockle, J. S., Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A. & Maria, J. A., 2010, ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2010. PARTS A AND B ed. Vol. 7. p. 627-633 7 p.

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

Plastic flow
Pipe
Magnetic fields
Pressure gradient
Industrial applications

Simulating the hydrology and water resources of large basins in southern Africa

Hughes, D. A., Tshimanga, R. & Tirivarombo, S., 2010, Global Change: Facing Risks and Threats to Water Resources. Vol. 340. p. 591-597 7 p.

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

hydrology
water resource
rainfall
drought
basin

Vartm process improvement for repeatable and improved mechanical properties of composite laminates

Sharma, S. & Siginer, D. A., Jan 1 2010, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2009, IMECE 2009. PART A ed. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 9. p. 45-50 6 p.

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

Laminates
Molding
Resins
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Academic research management by means of an integrated software system

Andreica, A. B. & Agachi, P. S., 2009, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Informatics 2009, Part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, MCCSIS 2009. p. 150-154 5 p.

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

An acoustical method of predicting permeability of orthotropic fibers

Sharma, S. & Siginer, D. A., Dec 1 2009, 24th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2009 and 1st Joint Canadian-American Technical Conference on Composites. Vol. 2. p. 903-908 6 p.

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

Fibers
Carbon
Porosity
Glass
6 Citations (Scopus)

A new Quasi-Cyclic low density parity check codes

Yahya, A., Sidek, O., Salleh, M. F. M. & Ghani, F., Dec 16 2009, 2009 IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications, ISIEA 2009 - Proceedings. Vol. 1. p. 239-242 4 p. 5356472

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

An Expert System for HIV and AIDS Information

Masizana-Katongo, A., Leburu-Dingalo, T. & Mpoeleng, D., 2009, Proceedings of the International Multi-Conference of Engineers and Computer Digital. p. 88-92

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

An inverse approach to magnetorheological damper design: Hershel-Bulkley model

Letelier, M. F., Stockle, J. S. & Siginer, D. A., Sep 18 2009, 2008 Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, FEDSM 2008. PART A ed. Vol. 1. p. 201-206 6 p.

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

Yield stress
Landing gear (aircraft)
Viscosity
Magnetic fields
Magnetorheological fluids
10 Citations (Scopus)

An ontology driven approach to software systems composition

Hlomani, H. & Stacey, D., Dec 1 2009, KEOD 2009 - 1st International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, Proceedings. p. 254-260 7 p.

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

Ontology
Computer systems
Chemical analysis

An Open Source LMS Deployment & Integration Strategy for the University of Botswana

Masizana-Katongo, A., Mpoeleng, D. & Nkgau, T. Z., 2009, Proceedings of the 2nd African Digital Scholarship and Curation Conference.

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

CFD simulation of the portal vein blood flow

Botar, C. C., Vasile, T., Sfrangeu, S., Clichici, S., Agachi, P. S., Badea, R., Mircea, P., Cristea, M. V. & Moldovan, R., Dec 1 2009, International Conference on Advancements of Medicine and Health Care through Technology. Vol. 26. p. 359-362 4 p.

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

Computational fluid dynamics
Blood
Blood vessels
Hemodynamics
Computer simulation

Determination of physical properties of isotropic porous materials by impedance tube

Sharma, S. & Siginer, D., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference 2009, FEDSM2009. PART B ed. Vol. 1. p. 1235-1237 3 p.

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

Porous materials
Physical properties
Fibers
Foams
Flow of fluids

Groupwise pairwise scheme for wireless sensor networks

Anokye, S., Semong, T., Li, Q. & Hu, Q., Nov 20 2009, Proceedings - 2009 International Conference on New Trends in Information and Service Science, NISS 2009. p. 695-699 5 p. 5260950

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

Wireless sensor networks
Sensor nodes
Telecommunication links
Data storage equipment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multi-carrier frequency hopping spread spectrum system with girth-six low-density parity-check codes

Ghani, F. & Yahya, A., 2009, 2009 International Multimedia, Signal Processing and Communication Technologies, IMPACT 2009. p. 258-260 3 p. 5164224

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

Frequency hopping
Jamming
Bit error rate
Gaussian noise (electronic)
Forward error correction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability measurement methods in porous media: A review

Sharma, S. & Siginer, D. A., Sep 15 2009, 2008 Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2008. PART A ed. Vol. 10. p. 179-200 22 p.

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

Porous materials
Flow of gases
Flow of fluids
Materials properties
Liquids

Permeability measurement of orthotropic fibers under an acoustic force field

Sharma, S. & Siginer, D., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference 2009, FEDSM2009. PART B ed. Vol. 1. p. 1231-1233 3 p.

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

Porous materials
Materials properties
Carbon
Physical properties
Porosity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Row division method to generate QC-LDPC codes

Yahya, A., Sidek, O., Salleh, M. F. M. & Ghani, F., Oct 13 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 5th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications, AICT 2009. p. 183-187 5 p. 5072428

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

Jamming
Forward error correction
Group
Hardware
hardware
3 Citations (Scopus)

Rumor as an energy-balancing multipath routing protocol for wireless sensor networks

Semong, T., Anokye, S., Li, Q. & Hu, Q., Nov 20 2009, Proceedings - 2009 International Conference on New Trends in Information and Service Science, NISS 2009. p. 754-759 6 p. 5260898

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

Routing protocols
Wireless sensor networks
Energy utilization
7 Citations (Scopus)

Spheroidisation and oxide disruption phenomena in direct selective laser melting (SLM) of pre-alloyed Al-Mg and Al-Si powders

Olakanmi, E. O., Cochrane, R. F. & Dalgarno, K. W., Oct 5 2009, TMS 2009 - 138th Annual Meeting and Exhibition - Supplemental Proceedings. Vol. 1. p. 371-380 10 p.

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

Powders
Oxides
Melting
melting
oxides
5 Citations (Scopus)

Structural behaviour of beams under simultaneous load and steel corrosion

Malumbela, G., Moyo, P. & Alexander, M., 2009, Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, ICCRRR. p. 253-254 2 p.

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

Steel corrosion
Corrosion
Tensile strain
Loads (forces)
Steel
1 Citation (Scopus)

System model performance coupled with DPSK modulation over flat rayleigh fading channels

Sidek, O., Yahya, A. & Salleh, M. F. M., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 5th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications, AICT 2009. p. 194-197 4 p. 5072430

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

Phase shift keying
Rayleigh fading
system model
Fading channels
Bit error rate

Thermodynamic data for volatile organic compounds in poly(dimethylsiloxane) by gas liquid chrmatography

Muzenda, E., Belaid, M., Arrowsmith, A. & Ashton, N., 2009, 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering.

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

Volatile Organic Compounds
Polydimethylsiloxane
Volatile organic compounds
Thermodynamics
Gases

Thermodynamics of volatile organic compounds in PDMS by simple modified headspace method

Muzenda, E., Belaid, M. & Arrowsmith, A., 2009, 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering.

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

Cycloparaffins
Chemical Engineering
Volatile Organic Compounds
Alkanes
Quebec

Unsaturated and saturated flow in the VARTM process- An investigation

Sharma, S., Siginer, D. A., Dukipatti, R. K. & Soschinske, K. A., Dec 1 2009, 24th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2009 and 1st Joint Canadian-American Technical Conference on Composites. Vol. 2. p. 867-872 6 p.

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

Resin transfer molding
Vacuum
Fluids
Fibers
Experiments
2008
5 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomous underwater vehicle motion tracking using a Kalman filter for sensor fusion

Holtzhausen, S., Matsebe, O., Tlale, N. S. & Bright, G., 2008, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP'08. p. 103-108 6 p. 4749515

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

Autonomous underwater vehicles
Kalman filters
Fusion reactions
Position measurement
Sensors

Correspondence between experiment and theory of bulk electrocrystallisation at solid electrodes in aqueous electrolyte

Andersen, J. E. T., 2008, ECS Transactions - Molecular Structure of the Solid-Liquid Interface and its Relationship to Electrodeposition 6 - 214th ECS Meeting. 46 ed. Vol. 16. p. 25-35 11 p.

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

Electrolytes
Electrodes
Metals
Experiments
Monolayers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of an integrated software system for managing research activities in Universities

Andreica, A. B. & Agachi, P. S., 2008, 7th RoEduNet International Conference, RoEduNet 2008. EDITURA U T PRESS

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

management
university research
quantitative research
software
staff

Fading channel characterization over frequency hopping spread spectrum

Yahya, A., Sidek, O. & Fadzli, M., Dec 1 2008, WMSCI 2008 - The 12th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Jointly with the 14th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis, ISAS 2008 - Proc.. Vol. 3. p. 299-302 4 p.

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

Frequency hopping
Fading channels
Multipath fading
Radio systems
Power control

Incorporating Data Mining into a Mobile Healthcare Portal

Mpoeleng, D., Anderson, G. & Masizana-Katongo, A., 2008, . Proceedings of the Second IASTED Africa Conference on Modelling and Simulation. p. 292-298

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

Interplay of inertia and elasticity, enhanced heat transfer and change of type of vorticity in noncircular tube flow of nonlinear viscoelastic fluids

Siginer, D. A. & Letelier, M. F., Sep 11 2008, The XVth International Congress on Rheology - The Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting. Vol. 1027. p. 78-80 3 p.

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

inertia
vorticity
elastic properties
heat transfer
tubes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the kinematics of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for range-bearing simultaneous localization and Mapping

Matsebe, O., Holtzhausen, S., Kumile, C. M. & Tlale, N. S., 2008, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP'08. p. 412-417 6 p. 4749569

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

Bearings (structural)
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Kinematics
Extended Kalman filters
Robotics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Open middleware for robotics

Namoshe, M., Tlale, N. S., Kumile, C. M. & Bright, G., 2008, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP'08. p. 189-194 6 p. 4749531

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

Middleware
Robotics
Robots
Robot applications
Software architecture

Organization of a Health Informatics Research Project

Anderson, G., Mpoeleng, D. & Masizana-Katongo, A., 2008, Proceedings of the Second IASTED Africa Conference on Modelling and Simulation. p. 299-306

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

Retrofitted heat exchanger network of a FCC plant

Jara-Morante, E., Morar, M. H., Roman, R. & Agachi, P. S., 2008, CHISA 2008 - 18th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering.

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

Heat exchangers
Catalytic cracking
Process engineering
Chemical engineering
Economics

Sintering and heat-treatment of injection moulded 440K-type martensitic stainless steel compacts

Yousaf Anwar, M., Bhero, S., Messer, P. F. & Davies, H. A., 2008, Proceedings of the Euro International Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2008. European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA), Vol. 2. p. 215-220 6 p.

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

martensitic stainless steels
Martensitic stainless steel
sintering
heat treatment
Sintering
4 Citations (Scopus)

The wedding of modified dynamics and non-exotic dark matter in galaxy clusters

Famaey, B., Angus, G. W., Gentile, G., Shan, H. Y. & Zhao, H. S., 2008, Proceedings of the 6th International Heidelberg Conference on Dark Matter in Astroparticle and Particle Physics, Dark 2007. p. 393-401 9 p.

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

dark matter
galaxies
neutrinos
baryons
thresholds

Understanding HIV/AIDS Pandemic by high performance Clusters Computing Epidemiology

Masizana-Katongo, A., Mpoeleng, D. & Tau, T., 2008, The second IASTED Africa Conference on Modelling and Simulation. p. 314-324

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

2007

A geophysical investigation of the structural controls along the southern margin of Lake Ngami, northwestern Botswana using seismic refraction and DC resistivity

Shemang, E. M., Molwalefhe, L. N. & Mosweu, E., 2007, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society - 20th, SAGEEP 2007: Geophysical Investigation and Problem Solving for the Next Generation. Vol. 1. p. 498-506 9 p.

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

Botswana
structural control
seismic refraction
Refraction
lakes

An inverse method for material characterization of magnetorheological dampers

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A., Rouliez, J. P. & Corral, O. F., 2007, 2007 Proceedings of the 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, FEDSM 2007. PART B ed. Vol. 1 SYMPOSIA. p. 1731-1736 6 p.

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

Magnetorheological fluids
magnetorheological fluids
dampers
Magnetic fields
Yield stress

Evaluation of Course Management System for a University

Masizana-Katongo, A., Mpoeleng, D. & Nkgau, T. Z., 2007, Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the Southern African Computer Lecturer Association. p. 241-245 5 p.

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying the failure-tolerant workspace boundaries of a kinematically redundant manipulator

Roberts, R. G., Jamisola, R. S. & Maciejewski, A. A., Nov 27 2007, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA'07. p. 4517-4523 7 p. 4209793

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

Open Access
Redundant manipulators
Manipulators
End effectors
Robots
1 Citation (Scopus)

Magnetorheological flow in pipes: An exploration of the time-variation of herschel-bulkley parameters

Letelier, M. F., Stockle, J. S. & Siginer, D. A., Jan 1 2007, Heat Transfer, Fluid Flows, and Thermal Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 8. p. 1947-1952 6 p.

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

Magnetic fluids
Unsteady flow
Yield stress
Pipe
Viscosity

Manipulation of organic and inorganic colloidal particles by dielectrophoretic forces

Asmatulu, R. & Siginer, D., Jan 1 2007, Micro and Nano Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 11. p. 81-84 4 p.

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

Electric fields
Momentum
Liquids

The applicability of dc resistivity imaging to investigating the feedback mechanism between water quality and transpiration beneath circular islands in the Okavango delta, Botswana: A Case study of Thata Island

Molwalefhe, L. N. & Shemang, E. M., Dec 1 2007, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society - 20th, SAGEEP 2007: Geophysical Investigation and Problem Solving for the Next Generation. Vol. 1. p. 385-398 14 p.

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

Botswana
transpiration
Transpiration
water quality
feedback mechanism
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF)

Ude, A. U., Ratnam, C. T. & Azhari, C. H., 2007, General Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting. p. 31-40 10 p.

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

Polyamides
Carbon fibers
void
mechanical property
Mechanical properties