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2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
organisms
Porous materials
dissipation
Thermophoresis
Magnetic fields

Microbial and Chemical Diversity of Traditional Non-Cereal Based Alcoholic Beverages of Sub-Saharan Africa

Motlhanka, K., Zhou, N. & Lebani, K., May 1 2018, In : Beverages. 4, 2

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Open Access
Alcoholic Beverages
Africa South of the Sahara
Fermentation
Beverages
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Missing Data Recovery Based on Tensor-CUR Decomposition

Wang, L., Xie, K., Semong, T. & Zhou, H., 2018, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 532-544 13 p.

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Open Access
GIS
remote sensing
agriculture
land use
monitoring
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Bubble columns
Energy absorption
Radiation
Catalysts
Scattering parameters

Neuronal firing and DNA dynamics in a neural network

Etémé, A. S., Tabi, C. B., Beyala Ateba, J. F., Fouda, H. P. E. & Kofané, T. C., Dec 18 2018, In : Journal of Physics Communications. 2, p. 1-12 12 p., 125004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
deoxyribonucleic acid
neurons
thalamus
biopolymer denaturation
gene expression
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal Control Strategy for TB-HIV/AIDS Co-Infection Model in the Presence of Behaviour Modification

Awoke, T. D. & Kassa, S. M., 2018, In : Processes. 6, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mathematical models
Computer simulation
Costs
22 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of process parameters for spark plasma sintering of nano structured SAF 2205 composite

Oke, S. R., Ige, O. O., Falodun, O. E., Obadele, B. A., Shongwe, M. B. & Olubambi, P. A., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Materials Research and Technology. 7, 2, p. 126-134 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of Reverse Cationic Flotation of Low-Grade Iron Oxide from Fluorspar Tails Using Taguchi Method

Lubisi, T. P., Nheta, W. & Ntuli, F., 2018, In : Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. 43, 5, p. 2403-2412 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fluorite
iron oxide
iron ore
starch
hematite
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of supported bimetallic (Fe-Co/CaCO3) catalyst synthesis parameters for carbon nanotubes growth using factorial experimental design

Bankole, M. T., Mohammed, I. A., Abdulkareem, A. S., Tijani, J. O., Ochigbo, S. S., Abubakre, O. K. & Afolabi, A. S., 2018, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 749, p. 85-102 18 p.

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Open Access
Carbon Nanotubes
Design of experiments
Carbon nanotubes
Catalysts
Impregnation
29 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing Energy Consumption for Big Data Collection in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks With Mobile Collectors

Ang, KL-M., Seng, J. K. P. & Zungeru, A. M., 2018, In : IEEE Systems Journal. 12, 1, p. 616-626 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wireless sensor networks
Energy utilization
Sensor networks
Geographical regions
Sensor nodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis of a solid desiccant assisted hybrid space cooling system using TRNSYS

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2018, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 19, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cooling systems
Atmospheric humidity
Air
Vapors
Cooling

Performance enhancement for LTE-A networks using small nodes

Yahya, A., Chuma, J., Mosutlha, I. & Aldhaibani, J. A., 2018, In : Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering. 10, 1-9, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Throughput
Amplification
2 Citations (Scopus)

Petrographic and geochemical characterization of the early formative stages of Northern Adriatic shelf rocky buildups

Franchi, F., Bergamasco, A., Da Lio, C., Donnici, S., Mazzoli, C., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., Tosi, L. & Zecchin, M., 2018, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 91, p. 321-337 17 p.

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Open Access
outcrops
cements
shelves
cement
calcite
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
dolostone
Carbonates
dolomite
Rare earth elements
basin
5 Citations (Scopus)

Plasticity and cross-tolerance to heterogeneous environments: divergent stress responses co-evolved in an African fruit fly

Gotcha, N., Terblanche, J. S. & Nyamukondiwa, C., 2018, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31, 1, p. 98-110 13 p.

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Pollution status of shooting range soils from Cd, Cu, Mn, Ni and Zn found in ammunition

Dinake, P., Maphane, O., Sebogisi, K. & Kamwi, O., 2018, In : Cogent Environmental Science . 0, 0

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pollution
soil
heavy metal
biota
metal

Potential for Treating Sewage Wastewater Using Sewage Sludge Biochar

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., 2018, In : Covenant Journal of Physical and Life Sciences (Special Edition). 1, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sewage
wastewater
adsorption
biofiltration
biochemical oxygen demand
21 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of physically deposited thin aluminium film coatings: A review

Mwema, F. M., Oladijo, O. P., Akinlabi, S. A. & Akinlabi, E. T., 2018, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 747, p. 306-323 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aluminum
Coatings
Substrates
Thin films
Deposition rates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative characterization of carbonaceous and lignocellulosic biomass for anaerobic digestion

Matheri, A. N., Ntuli, F., Ngila, J. C., Seodigeng, T., Zvinowanda, C. & Njenga, C. K., 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 92, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Anaerobic digestion
Biomass
Methane
Municipal solid waste
Sewage sludge
7 Citations (Scopus)

Radiative non linear heat transfer analysis on wire coating from a bath of third-grade fluid

Nayak, M. K., Shaw, S. & Chamkha, A. J., 2018, In : Thermal Science and Engineering Progress. 5, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wire
Heat transfer
Coatings
Fluids
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
manganese oxides
Manganese oxide
manganese oxide
adsorbents
remediation

Signal propagation and analysis in airborne wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., Chuma, J., Mangwala, M., Matsebe, O. & Sundarajan, S., Oct 1 2018, In : International Review of Aerospace Engineering. 11, 5, p. 213-223 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromagnetic induction
Wireless sensor networks
Sensor nodes
Communication
Aerospace applications
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
water management
resources management
water resources
Water management
climate change
64 Citations (Scopus)
deposit feeder
fluvial deposit
river system
Sediments
Deposits
learning
Learning
Infection
Interaction
Modeling

Stem Cell Research in Africa: Legislation and Challenges

Gaobotse, G., 2018, In : Journal of Regenerative Medicine. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic Electrical Behavior of Splina Liquid Chlorophyll Drink

Mbezi, T., Zachee, A., Tabi, C. B., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Mar 1 2018, In : Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 11, 12, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chlorophyll
Liquids
Autocorrelation
Statistical methods
Spectral density
2 Citations (Scopus)

Streptomyces albulus yields ε-poly-L-lysine and other products from salt-contaminated glycerol waste

Zhou, N., Swanevelder, D., Dodd, A., Brady, D., Hallsworth, JE. & Rumbold, K., Sep 20 2018, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptomyces
Glycerol
Lysine
Biofuels
Actinobacteria

Students’ and instructor’s perspective on the use of blackboard platform for delivering an engineering course

Uziak, J., Oladiran, M. T., Lorencowicz, E. & Becker, K., 2018, In : Electronic Journal of e-Learning. 16, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
instructor
Students
engineering
student
electronic learning
8 Downloads (Pure)

Study of the Photo-Electric Behavior of Spinaceapleracea using the T.E-Model of Chlorophyll Pigment

Mbezi, T., Zachee, A., Tabi, C. B., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Jun 10 2018, In : Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 11, 22, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
darkness
chlorophylls
pigments
autocorrelation
statistical analysis
Open Access
GIS
central business district
traffic congestion
power line
analysis

Surface Diffusion and Growth of Alloy Nanoclusters: A Monte Carlo Study

Heinrichs, S., Einax, M., Dieterich, W., Maass, P. & Majhofer, A., Jul 18 2018, In : Diffusion Fundamentals. 19

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SUSTAINABILITY OF RAIN-FED AGRICULTURE IN BOTSWANA: A CASE STUDY IN THE PANDAMATENGA PLAINS

Alemaw, B., R Chaoka, T. & Totolo, O., Jun 18 2018, In : Journal of physics and chemistry of the earth.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
agriculture
crop
soil moisture
runoff

Techno-economic analysis of grid-tied energy storage

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E. & Aboyade, A. O., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 15, 1, p. 231-242 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Economic analysis
economic analysis
Energy storage
Economics
energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Gamma-Weibull-G Family of Distributions with Applications

Oluyede, B. O., Pu, S., Makubate, B. & Qiu, Y., Feb 1 2018, In : Austrian Journal of Statistics. 47, 1, p. 45-76 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The precipitation, growth and stability of mercury sulfide nanoparticles formed in the presence of marine dissolved organic matter

Mazrui, N. M., Seelen, E., King'ondu, C. K., Thota, S., Awino, J., Rouge, J., Zhao, J. & Mason, R. P., 2018, In : Environmental Sciences: Processes and Impacts. 20, 4, p. 642-656 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal degradation kinetic study of polystyrene/organophosphate composite

Majoni, S. & Chaparadza, A., 2018, In : Thermochimica Acta. 662, p. 8-15 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diphosphates
Organophosphates
Diphosphates
thermal degradation
Polystyrenes
7 Citations (Scopus)

Three tier transition of Neoarchean TTG-sanukitoid magmatism in the Beit Bridge Complex, Southern Africa

Rajesh, H. M., Belyanin, G. A. & Van Reenen, D. D., Jan 1 2018, In : Lithos. 296-299, p. 431-451 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
orthoandesite
granitoid
magmatism
Bearings (structural)
trondhjemite
12 Citations (Scopus)

Torrefaction of landfill food waste for possible application in biomass co-firing

Pahla, G., Ntuli, F. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Waste Management. 71, p. 512-520 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
landfill
food
biomass
bituminous coal
Fourier transform

Understanding uncertainty to weighing by electronic-analytical balances

Andersen, J. E. T., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of AOAC International. 101, 6, p. 1977-1984 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weighing
Uncertainty
electronics
uncertainty
calibration
6 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of satellite-based rainfall in Kalahari

Lekula, M., Lubczynski, M. W., Shemang, E. M. & Verhoef, W., 2018, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 105, p. 84-97 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rainfall
gauge
basin
decomposition
TRMM
8 Citations (Scopus)

Waste to energy bio-digester selection and design model for the organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Njuguna Matheri, A., Mbohwa, C., Ntuli, F., Belaid, M., Seodigeng, T., Catherine Ngila, J. & Kinuthia Njenga, C., 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 82, p. 1113-1121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Municipal solid waste
Methane
Nitrogen
Carbon
Decision theory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Wavelet signatures of K-splitting of the Isoscalar Giant Quadrupole Resonance in deformed nuclei from high-resolution (p,p′) scattering off146, 148, 150Nd

Kureba, C. O., Buthelezi, Z., Carter, J., Cooper, G. R. J., Fearick, R. W., Förtsch, S. V., Jingo, M., Kleinig, W., Krugmann, A., Krumbolz, A. M., Kvasil, J., Mabiala, J., Mira, J. P., Nesterenko, V. O., von Neumann-Cosel, P., Neveling, R., Papka, P., Reinhard, P-G., Richter, A., Sideras-Haddad, E. & 5 others, Smit, F. D., Steyn, G. F., Swartz, J. A., Tamii, A. & Usman, I. T., 2018, In : Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics. 779, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
23 Citations (Scopus)

3D correlative light and electron microscopy of cultured cells using serial blockface scanning electron microscopy

Russell, M. R. G., Lerner, T. R., Burden, J. J., Nkwe, D. O., Pelchen-Matthews, A., Domart, M. C., Durgan, J., Weston, A., Jones, M. L., Peddie, C. J., Carzaniga, R., Florey, O., Marsh, M., Gutierrez, M. G. & Collinson, L. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Cell Science. 130, 1, p. 278-291 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workflow
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Cultured Cells
Electron Microscopy
Light
Open Access
disengagement
graduate
learning
student
social adjustment
7 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review on factors influencing fermentative hydrogen production

Kothari, R., Kumar, V., Pathak, V. V., Ahmad, S., Ochieng, A. & Tyagi, V. V., 2017, In : Frontiers in Bioscience - Landmark. 22, p. 1195-1220 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hydrogen production
Fermentation
Hydrogen
Renewable Energy
Metabolic engineering
14 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review on solid desiccant-based hybrid cooling systems

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2017, In : International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration. 25, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hygroscopic Agents
Cooling systems
Thermal comfort
Cooling
Vapors