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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
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

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

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
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
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

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
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
15 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and quantitation of pathogenic bacteria via in-situ formation of silver nanoparticles on cell walls, and their detection via SERS

Alula, M. T., Krishnan, S., Hendricks, N. R., Karamchand, L. & Blackburn, J. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Microchimica Acta. 184, 1, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silver
Raman spectroscopy
Bacteria
Cells
Nanoparticles

Impact of variable magnetic field and convective boundary condition on a stretched 3D radiative flow of Cu-H2O nanofluid

Nayak, M. K., Shaw, S. & Chamkha, A. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Advances in Modelling and Analysis A. 86, 3, p. 658-678 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanofluid
Thermal Radiation
Magnetic Field
Ethylene
Heat radiation

Incorporating general education components into an engineering curriculum

Uziak, J., Oladiran, M. T., Gizejowski, M. & Becker, K., 2017, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 33, 6, p. 1900-1911 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

general education
Curricula
Education
engineering
curriculum
11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of cold spray parameters on the microstructures and residual stress of Zn coatings sprayed on mild steel

Maledi, N. B., Oladijo, O. P., Botef, I., Ntsoane, T. P., Madiseng, A. & Moloisane, L., May 25 2017, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 318, p. 106-113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sprayed coatings
Sprayed coatings
spraying
Spraying
residual stress

Influence of open porosity, hydration products and extent of hydration on the strength of desilicated lime fly ash composites

Falayi, T., Okonta, F. N. & Ntuli, F., 2017, In : Medziagotyra. 23, 2, p. 150-155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Lime
Hydration
Porosity
Open Access
photodegradation
total organic carbon
chemical oxygen demand
irradiation
anaerobic digestion
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Ferrosoferric Oxide
magnetite
Chromium
Electromagnetic Phenomena
chromium
7 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of serotype-specific antibodies against dengue virus non-structural protein 1 using phage display and application in a multiplexed serotyping assay

Lebani, K., Jones, M. L., Watterson, D., Ranzoni, A., Traves, R. J., Young, P. R. & Mahler, S. M., 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 7, p. e0180669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Structural Proteins
Serotyping
Dengue virus
Dengue Virus
Bacteriophages
6 Citations (Scopus)

Kazachstania gamospora and Wickerhamomyces subpelliculosus: Two alternative baker’s yeasts in the modern bakery

Zhou, N., Schifferdecker, A. J., Gamero, A., Compagno, C., Boekhout, T., Piškur, J. & Knecht, W., 2017, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 250, p. 45-58 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Rwanda
land cover
land use
land use change
land use planning
12 Citations (Scopus)

Laser additive manufactured Ti–6Al–4V alloy: tribology and corrosion studies

Chandramohan, P., Bhero, S., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Sep 1 2017, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 92, 5-8, p. 3051-3061 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tribology
Heat treatment
Corrosion
Lasers
Wear of materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Laser Additive Manufactured Ti–6Al–4V Alloy: Heat Treatment Studies

Chandramohan, P., Bhero, S., Varachia, F., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Sep 2017, In : Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals. 71, 3, p. 579-587 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat treatment
Lasers
Elongation
Tensile strength
Metals
11 Citations (Scopus)

LC-HRMS Data Processing Strategy for Reliable Sample Comparison Exemplified by the Assessment of Water Treatment Processes

Bader, T., Schulz, W., Kümmerer, K. & Winzenbacher, R., 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 24, p. 13219-13226 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lead pollution of shooting range soils

Sehube, N., Kelebemang, R., Totolo, O., Laetsang, M., Kamwi, O. & Dinake, P., Jan 1 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemistry. 70, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution
Soils
Environmental Protection Agency
Hazardous Waste
Weathering
19 Citations (Scopus)

Long-range patterns in Hindmarsh–Rose networks

Etémé, A. S., Tabi, C. B. & Mohamadou, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 43, p. 211-219 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Range of data
Direct numerical simulation
Difference equations
Modulational Instability
Spatio-temporal Patterns
7 Citations (Scopus)

Long term treated wastewater impacts and source identification of heavy metals in semi-arid soils of Central Botswana

Kebonye, N. M., Eze, P. N. & Akinyemi, F. O., 2017, In : Geoderma Regional. 10, p. 200-214 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
semiarid soils
Botswana
wastewater
heavy metals
heavy metal
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of the Mudstone Tunnel Failures Induced by Expansive Clay Minerals

Zhang, H., Adoko, A. C., Meng, Z., Wang, H. & Jiao, Y., Feb 1 2017, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 35, 1, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mudstone
clay minerals
Clay minerals
clay mineral
Tunnels

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Dissimilar Metal Weld Joint between VM12-SHC and X20 Martensitic Steels

Maledi, N., Oladijo, O. P., Baloyi, N. & Pete, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 7, p. 246-252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dissimilar metals
Martensitic steel
Martensite
Welds
Mechanical properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mineral chemistry, bulk rock geochemistry, and S-isotope signature of lode-gold mineralization in the Bétaré Oya gold district, south-east Cameroon

Vishiti, A., Suh, C. E., Lehmann, B., Shemang, E. M., Ngome, N. L. J., Nshanji, N. J., Chinjo, F. E., Mongwe, O. Y., Egbe, A. J. & Petersen, S., 2017, In : Geological Journal. 53, 6, p. 2579-2596 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gold
geochemistry
isotope
mineralization
mineral