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Molecular dynamics study of 2,2′-difurylmethane and n-propanol binary mixture

Kgagodi, O. W. & Mbaiwa, F., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 227, p. 366-372 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1-Propanol
2-Propanol
Propanol
Binary mixtures
Density (specific gravity)

Network traffic model: A case of BIUST network

Solomon, T., Zungeru, A. M., Selvaraj, R., Mangwala, M. & Chuma, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Computer Science. 13, 7, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bandwidth
Random processes
Statistics
Mathematical models
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nonlinear coupled mode excitations in microtubules

Tabi, C. B., Tankou, E. & Mohamadou, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 95, p. 187-194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtubules
Kink
Excitation
Modulational Instability
Energy Transport
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear excitations of blood flow in large vessels under thermal radiations and uniform magnetic field

Tabi, C. B., Motsumi, T. G., Bansi Kamdem, C. D. & Mohamadou, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 49, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thermal Radiation
Heat radiation
Velocity Distribution
Blood Flow
Velocity distribution
5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical Modeling of the Heating Phase of the Selective Laser Sintering Process

Liu, X., Boutaous, M., Xin, S. & Dennis, S., 2017, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 120, p. 50-62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Numerical modelling of pollutant formation in a lifted methane–air vertical diffusion flame

Aboje, A. A., Garba, M. U., Abdulkareem, A. S., Muzenda, E., Faruq, A. A. & Yun, G. Y. (ed.), 2017, In : Cogent Environmental Science . 3, 1, 1302543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
modeling
turbulence
shear stress
combustion
pollutant formation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nutrient availability and biological properties of paddy soils under rainfed traditional “Payatak” farming systems in Catubig Valley, Philippines

Ultra V.U., J., Tan, G. M., Lao, F. U., Punsalan, M. R. O. & Galo, E. A., 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 19, p. 1631-1645 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rainfed farming
traditional farming
Philippines
paddy soils
Agriculture
6 Citations (Scopus)

On the physics of viscoplastic fluid flow in non-circular tubes

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A. & Hinojosa, C. B., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 88, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viscoplastic Fluid
Shear thinning
Fluid Flow
Flow of fluids
Tube
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Sensor networks
Miners
Sensor nodes
Costs
Wireless sensor networks

Optimal portfolio in the presence of transaction costs and convex risk measure

Lungu, E., Elias Rabson, O. & Obonye, D., 2017, In : International Journal of Financial Engineering. International Journal of Financial Engineering

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising biogas production from anaerobic co-digestion of chicken manure and organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Matheri, A. N., Ndiweni, S. N., Belaid, M., Muzenda, E. & Hubert, R., 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 80, p. 756-764 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Manures
Municipal solid waste
Biogas
Methane
Biodegradability
8 Citations (Scopus)

Paleochannel and beach-bar palimpsest topography as initial substrate for coralligenous buildups offshore Venice, Italy

Tosi, L., Zecchin, M., Franchi, F., Bergamasco, A., Da Lio, C., Baradello, L., Mazzoli, C., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., Tagliapietra, D., Carol, E., Franceschini, G., Giovanardi, O. & Donnici, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 1321.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
paleochannel
beach
topography
substrate
lithification

Paleolimnological features of a mega-lake phase in the Makgadikgadi Basin (Kalahari, Botswana) during Marine Isotope Stage 5 inferred from diatoms

Schmidt, M., Fuchs, M., Henderson, A. C. G., Kossler, A., Leng, M. J., Mackay, A. W., Shemang, E. & Riedel, F., 2017, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 58, 3, p. 373-390 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
marine isotope stage
Bacillariophyceae
isotopes
diatom

Perceptions of University of Botswana Academic Staff on Web 2.0 Technology Adoption

Totolo, A., Comma, S. & Mpoeleng, D., 2017, In : Informatics Studies. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Routing protocols
Wireless sensor networks
Ad hoc networks
Radio interference
Neurology
4 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability and stress-jump effects on magnetic drug targeting in a permeable microvessel using Darcy model

Shaw, S., Sutradhar, A. & Murthy, P. V. S. N., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 429, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

permeability
drugs
Trajectories
Fluids
Fluidics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Photocatalytic degradation of P-Cresol using TiO2/ZnO hybrid surface capped with polyaniline

Brooms, T. J., Otieno, B., Onyango, M. S. & Ochieng, A., 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Environmental Science and Engineering. 53, 20, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Polyaniline
Degradation
Photodegradation
Photoluminescence spectroscopy
Molecular orbitals
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Activated carbon
Catalysts
Composite materials
Color
Scanning electron microscopy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Photodegradation of phenol using TiO2, ZnO and TiO2/ZnO catalysts in an annular reactor

Brooms, T. J., Onyango, M. S. & Ochieng, A., 2017, In : Journal of Water Chemistry and Technology. 39, 3, p. 155-160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Photodegradation
photodegradation
Phenol
phenol
catalyst

Plant-available zinc fixation kinetics in semi-arid alkaline soils of the Southern High Plains

Udeigwe, T. K., Eichmann, M., Eze, P. N., Teboh, J. M., Zolue, G. M. & Umeugochukwu, O. P., Mar 21 2017, In : Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 63, 4, p. 553-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High Plains (United States)
semiarid soils
alkaline soils
fixation
zinc

Policy-Based Bandwidth Management in BIUST Network

Solomon, T., Zungeru, A. M., Selvaraj, R., Phakedi, O. & Bagwasi, O., 2017, In : American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 10, 3, p. 661-668 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
science and technology
Bandwidth
Monitoring
Network management
Quality of service
1 Citation (Scopus)

Potential to use sorghum brewers spent grains as a boiler fuel

Manyuchi, M. M., Frank, R., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., Nov 1 2017, In : BioResources. 12, 4, p. 7228-7240 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sorghum
Boilers
Bioelectric phenomena
Breweries
Calorific value
1 Citation (Scopus)
clastic rock
tectonic setting
provenance
sandstone
mineralization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Provisional Equations for Determining Leachate Leakage Rate through Composite Barriers from Compromised Geomembrane

Agbenyeku, E. E., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 7, p. 277-283 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geomembranes
Composite materials
Soils
Large scale systems
Clay
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quasi-metric trees and q-hyperconvex hulls

Mushaandja, Z. & Olela Otafudu, O., Jan 1 2017, In : Turkish Journal of Mathematics. 41, 1, p. 122-131 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quasi-metric
Metric
10 Citations (Scopus)

Real-Time Image Processing Based Online Feedback Control System for Cooling Batch Crystallization

Borsos, Á., Szilágyi, B., Agachi, P. Ş. & Nagy, Z. K., 2017, In : Organic Process Research and Development. 21, 4, p. 511-519 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crystallization
feedback control
Feedback control
image processing
Image processing
4 Citations (Scopus)
dye
aqueous solution
Dyes
thermodynamics
Thermodynamics
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Requirements, challenges and consequences in accreditation of engineering programmes

Uziak, J., Tunde Oladiran, M., Walczak, M., Vergara, J. & Ilabaca, M. M., 2017, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 33, 1, p. 187-202 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accreditation
accreditation
engineering
Curricula
Engineering education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Residual stresses and corrosion performance of plasma sprayed zinc-based alloy coating on mild steel substrate

Mathabatha, M. H., Popoola, A. P. I. & Oladijo, O. P., May 25 2017, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 318, p. 293-298 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

residual stress
Carbon steel
Zinc
Residual stresses
corrosion

Second Law of Thermodynamic Analysis of the Combustion Process in a Simple Gas Turbine

Mborah, C. & Suglo, R., 2017, In : European Journal of Scientific Research. 145, 1, p. 45-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Second Law of Thermodynamics
Gas Turbine
turbines
combustion
Thermodynamics

Sepeciation and Mobility of Lead in Shooting Range Soils

Totolo, O., Kelebemang, R., Dinake, P., Sehube, N., Danie, B. & Laetsang, M., 2017, In : J. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability . p. 143-152

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Sewage sludge charcoal production by N2- and CO2-torrefaction

Hernández, A. B., Okonta, F. & Freeman, N., 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 5, 5, p. 4406-4414 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Charcoal
Sewage sludge
charcoal
combustion
thermogravimetry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation and control of floods in a water network. Case study of Jijia River Catchment

Hòa, P. T., Mogoş-Kirner, M., Cristea, V. M., Alexandra, C. & Agachi, P. Ş., 2017, In : Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. 16, 3, p. 587-595 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catchments
Rivers
catchment
river
simulation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Software Controlled Stepping Valve System for a Modern Car Engine

Zibani, I., Marumo, R., Chuma, J. & Ngebani, I., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 8, p. 525-532 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad cars
Engine cylinders
Seats
Engines
Pistons

Space-efficient K-MER algorithm for generalized suffix tree

Dinakenyane, O., Schroeder, H., Kuthadi, V. M. & Kaniwa, F., 2017, In : arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.02224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Status of Biomass Derived Carbon Materials for Supercapacitor Application

Enock, T. K., King'ondu, C. K., Pogrebnoi, A. & Jande, Y. A. C., 2017, In : International Journal of Electrochemistry. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biomass
Carbon
Electrodes
Energy security
Carbonization
7 Citations (Scopus)
Surface-Active Agents
baths
Nanostructures
Surface active agents
x ray diffraction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis, microstructure, and mechanical properties of boron suboxide materials doped with chromium boride

Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Johnson, O. T. & Sigalas, I., Jan 2 2017, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 32, 1, p. 69-75 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron Compounds
Boron
Borides
Chromium
Fracture toughness

Synthesis and characterization of boron suboxide powder produced at ambient pressure condition

Johnson, O. T., Ogunmuyiwa, E. N. & Sigalas, I., Jul 4 2017, In : Particulate Science and Technology. 35, 4, p. 434-438 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Powders
Temperature
Particle size
Boric acid
27 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of CuO-NiO-ZnO mixed metal oxide nanocomposite

Juma, A. O., Arbab, E. A. A., Muiva, C. M., Lepodise, L. M. & Mola, G. T., 2017, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 723, p. 866-872 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxides
Nanocomposites
Metals
Coprecipitation
Electron diffraction

Synthesis and Characterization of New Tetradentate Ligands

Chiririwa, H. & Ochieng, A., 2017, In : Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction A: Science. 41, 4, p. 1003-1009

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crystal Structure
Mass Spectrometry
Condensation
X-ray Diffraction
ligand
41 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of zinc oxide thin films for optoelectronic applications

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Apr 1 2017, In : Heliyon. 3, 4, p. e00285 e00285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

zinc oxides
synthesis
thin films
rings
defects

Synthesis of boron suboxide (B6O) with alkaline earth metal oxide materials with improved properties

Ogunmuyiwa, E. N., Johnson, O. T. & Sigalas, I., 2017, In : Particulate Science and Technology. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alkaline Earth Metals
Alkaline earth metals
Boron
Oxides
Powders
6 Citations (Scopus)

Techno-economics and environmental analysis of energy storage for a student residence under a South African time-of-use tariff rate

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E. & Aboyade, A. O., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy. 135, p. 413-429 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Economic analysis
Energy storage
Students
Costs
Electricity

Temperature dynamics of laser irradiated gold nanoparticles embedded in a polymer matrix

Gherman, A. M. M., Tosa, N., Dadarlat, D. N., Tosa, V., Cristea, M. V. & Agachi, P. S., 2017, In : Thermochimica Acta. 656, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Polymer matrix
Gold
gold
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
3 Citations (Scopus)

The gamma log-logistic Weibull distribution: model, properties and application

Foya, S., Oluyede, B. O., Fagbamigbe, A. F. & Makubate, B., Apr 1 2017, In : Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis. 10, 1, p. 206-241 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle