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2 Citations (Scopus)

The potency of monoethanolamine in biogas purification and upgrading

Maile, O. I., Tesfagiorgis, H. & Muzenda, E., Dec 1 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemical Engineering. 24, p. 122-127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ethanolamine
Biofuels
Biogas
Purification
Carbon Dioxide
15 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal decomposition of sewage sludge under N2, CO2 and air: Gas characterization and kinetic analysis

Hernández, A. B., Okonta, F. & Freeman, N., 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 196, p. 560-568 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
thermal decomposition
Sewage sludge
Pyrolysis
kinetics
Kinetics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Thermophysical analysis and modeling of the crystallization and melting behavior of PLA with talc: Kinetics and crystalline structures

Refaa, Z., Boutaous, M., Xin, S. & Siginer, D. A., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 128, 2, p. 687-698 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talc
talc
Crystallization
Melting
Crystallization kinetics

The scholarship of practice in applied disciplines

Lyken-Segosebe, D., 2017, In : New Directions for Higher Education. 2017, 178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
university
education
13 Citations (Scopus)

Tropospheric water vapour isotopologue data (H216O, H218O, and HD16O) as obtained from NDACC/FTIR solar absorption spectra

Barthlott, S., Schneider, M., Hase, F., Blumenstock, T., Kiel, M., Dubravica, D., García, O. E., Sepúlveda, E., Mengistu Tsidu, G., Takele Kenea, S., Grutter, M., Plaza-Medina, E. F., Stremme, W., Strong, K., Weaver, D., Palm, M., Warneke, T., Notholt, J., Mahieu, E., Servais, C. & 4 others, Jones, N., Griffith, D. W. T., Smale, D. & Robinson, J., Jan 20 2017, In : Earth System Science Data. 9, 1, p. 15-29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

absorption spectrum
Fourier transform
water vapor
remote sensing
metadata
8 Citations (Scopus)

Two-dimensional modulated ion-acoustic excitations in electronegative plasmas

Panguetna, C. S., Tabi, C. B. & Kofané, T. C., Sep 1 2017, In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustic excitation
ion acoustic waves
ions
negative ions
temperature ratio
14 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet and solar photocatalytic ozonation of municipal wastewater: Catalyst reuse, energy requirements and toxicity assessment

Mecha, A. C., Onyango, M. S., Ochieng, A. & Momba, M. N. B., 2017, In : Chemosphere. 186, p. 669-676

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ozonization
Waste Water
Toxicity
Wastewater
catalyst

Umbelliferone: Sources, chemistry and bioactivities review

Mazimba, O., 2017, In : Bulletin of Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. 55, 2, p. 223-232 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7-hydroxycoumarin
Bioactivity
Apiaceae
Rutaceae
Sun hoods
18 Citations (Scopus)

Variation partitioning of benthic diatom community matrices: Effects of multiple variables on benthic diatom communities in an Austral temperate river system

Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Magoro, M. L., Mwedzi, T., Froneman, P. W. & Weyl, O. L. F., 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 601-602, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river system
diatom
partitioning
Rivers
matrix
21 Citations (Scopus)

Water or sediment? Partitioning the role of water column and sediment chemistry as drivers of macroinvertebrate communities in an austral South African stream

Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Tonkin, J. D., Mwedzi, T., Magoro, M. L. & Weyl, O. L. F., 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 607-608, p. 317-325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment chemistry
macroinvertebrate
Sediments
partitioning
water column
15 Citations (Scopus)

Wealth and antenatal care utilization in Nigeria: Policy implications

Fagbamigbe, A. F. & Idemudia, E. S., Jan 2 2017, In : Health Care for Women International. 38, 1, p. 17-37 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Nigeria
Parturition
30 Citations (Scopus)

Wireless sensor networks: A survey on monitoring water quality

Pule, M., Yahya, A. & Chuma, J., 2017, In : Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 15, 6, p. 562-570 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Water quality
Wireless sensor networks
Process monitoring
Monitoring
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)

Yeast–bacteria competition induced new metabolic traits through large-scale genomic rearrangements in Lachancea kluyveri

Zhou, N., Bottagisi, S., Katz, M., Schacherer, J., Friedrich, A., Gojkovic, Z., Swamy, K., Knecht, W., Compagno, C. & Piškur, J., 2017, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 17, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
electromagnetic measurement
rock intrusions
dacite
magnetic dipoles
intrusion
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Parametric Programming
Nonlinear programming
Branch-and-bound
Global optimization
Non-convexity
7 Citations (Scopus)

A fundamental investigation on the breakage of a bed of silica sand particles: An attainable region approach

Danha, G., Legodi, D., Hlabangana, N., Bhondayi, C. & Hildebrandt, D., Nov 1 2016, In : Powder Technology. 301, p. 1208-1212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silica sand
Steel
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Comminution
7 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol dehydrogenase gene ADH3 activates glucose alcoholic fermentation in genetically engineered Dekkera bruxellensis yeast

Schifferdecker, A. J., Siurkus, J., Andersen, M. R., Joerck-Ramberg, D., Ling, Z., Zhou, N., Blevins, J. E., Sibirny, A. A., Piškur, J. & Ishchuk, O. P., 2016, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100, 7, p. 3219-3231 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frequent Itemsets
Data Streams
Mining
Closed
Data storage equipment
2 Citations (Scopus)

A note on the steady flow of Newtonian fluids with pressure dependent viscosity in a rectangular duct

Akyildiz, F. T. & Siginer, D., Jul 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Science. 104, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steady flow
Ducts
Viscosity
Newtonian liquids
Fluids

A novel clustering based feature subset selection framework for effective data classification

Selvaraj, R., Sivakumar, S. & Venkataraman, S., 2016, In : Indian Journal of Technology. 9, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Ant-based distributed denial of service detection technique using roaming virtual honeypots

Selvaraj, R., Kuthadi, V. M. & Marwala, T., May 19 2016, In : IET Communications. 10, 8, p. 929-935 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ant colony optimization
Telecommunication traffic
Deposits
Bandwidth
18 Citations (Scopus)

Application of mucilage from Dicerocaryum eriocarpum plant as biosorption medium in the removal of selected heavy metal ions

Bassey, O. J., Odiyo, J. O., Chimuka, L., Ochieng, A. & Bassey, B. J., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 177, p. 365-372

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mucilage
Biosorption
Heavy ions
Heavy metals
Metal ions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Approximating a common fixed point of finite family of asymptotically quasi-nonexpansive mappings in Banach spaces

Woldeamanuel, S. T., Sangago, M. G. & Hailu, H. Z., Sep 1 2016, In : Afrika Matematika. 27, 5-6, p. 949-961 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonexpansive Mapping
Common Fixed Point
Banach space
Uniformly Convex Banach Space
Iterative Algorithm
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of prediction and predictability of short rains over equatorial East Africa using a multi-model ensemble

Bahaga, T. K., Kucharski, F., Tsidu, G. M. & Yang, H., Feb 1 2016, In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 123, 3-4, p. 637-649 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prediction
sea surface temperature
anomaly
climate modeling
rain
12 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of test methods for characterizing the hydrophobic nature of surface-treated High Performance Concrete

Weisheit, S., Unterberger, S. H., Bader, T. & Lackner, R., 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 110, p. 145-153 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
High performance concrete
Concretes
Water
Surface treatment
Durability
1 Citation (Scopus)

A study on relationship between casting geometric modulus and feeding distance of ductile iron bar-shaped castings

Saravanan, V. S., Palanisamy, C., Mohanraj, M., Shah, J. & Bhero, S., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Metalcasting. 10, 4, p. 477-482 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nodular iron
Casting
Solidification
Silicates
Graphite
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Surface Photovoltage Study of Surface Defects on Co-Doped TiO2 Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis

Juma, A., Wafula, H. B., Sakwa, T., Musembi, R. J. & Simiyu, J., 2016, In : Coatings. 6, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

A survey on database synchronization algorithms for mobile device

Kekgathetse, M. B. & Letsholo, K. J., Apr 10 2016, In : Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology. 86, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mobile Database
Mobile devices
Mobile Devices
Synchronization
Server
77 Citations (Scopus)

Big data applications in operations/supply-chain management: A literature review

Addo-Tenkorang, R. & Helo, P. T., Nov 1 2016, In : Computers and Industrial Engineering. 101, p. 528-543 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chain management
Big data
Industry
Cloud computing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bingham Fluids: Deformation and Energy Dissipation in Triangular Cross Section Tube Flow

Letelier, M. F., Barrera, C., Dennis, S., Stockle, J. S., Godoy, F. & Rosas, C., 2016, In : Meccanica. 53, 1-2, p. 161-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pipe flow
plugs
Shear stress
Energy dissipation
dissipation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Blood profiles of indigenous Pedi goats fed varying levels of Vachellia karroo leaf meal in Setaria verticillata hay-based diet

Brown, D., Ng'ambi, J. W., Norris, D. & Mbajiorgu, F. E., Jan 1 2016, In : South African Journal of Animal Sciences. 46, 4, p. 432-440 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vachellia
Setaria verticillata
hay
goats
blood
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
infrastructure development
industrial development
waste management
health risk
pollutant
3 Citations (Scopus)

Carcass and meat quality characteristics of South African indigenous chickens

Motsepe, R., Mabelebele, M., Norris, D., Brown, D., Ngambi, J. & Ginindza, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Indian Journal of Animal Research. 50, 4, p. 580-587 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carcass quality
Meat
meat quality
Chickens
chickens
3 Citations (Scopus)

CFD simulations, experimental validation and parametric studies for the catalytic reduction of NO by hydrogen in a fixed bed reactor

Mihet, M., Cristea, V. M., Agachi, P. S., Cormos, A. M. & Lazar, M. D., Jan 1 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 92, p. 89259-89273 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen
Computational fluid dynamics
Catalysts
Kinetics
Ammonia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and corrosion behaviour of plasma sprayed Zn-Sn alloy coating on mild steel

Oladijo, O. P., Mathabatha, M. H., Popoola, A. P. I. & Ntsoane, T. P., 2016, In : Surface and Coatings Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon steel
corrosion
steels
Corrosion
Plasmas
3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical alterations in three clayey soils from percolation and interaction with acid mine drainage (AMD)

Agbenyeku, E-OE., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., 2016, In : South African Journal of Chemical Engineering. 21, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drainage
Soils
Acids
interaction
environmental pollution
30 Citations (Scopus)

Coal-based adsorbents for water and wastewater treatment

Simate, G. S., Maledi, N., Ochieng, A., Ndlovu, S., Zhang, J. & Walubita, L. F., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 4, 2, p. 2291-2312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal
Water treatment
Wastewater treatment
Adsorbents
water treatment
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Distilleries
Anaerobic digestion
energy conservation
Fluidized beds
Effluents
35 Citations (Scopus)

Combined Solar system and rotation curve constraints on MOND

Hees, A., Famaey, B., Angus, G. W. & Gentile, G., 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 455, 1, p. 449-461 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar rotation
solar system
galactic rotation
curves
interferometer
1 Citation (Scopus)

Construction of a common solution of a finite family of variational inequality problems for monotone mappings

Alghamdi, M. A., Shahzad, N. & Zegeye, H., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Nonlinear Science and Applications. 9, 4, p. 1645-1657 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipschitz Mapping
Monotone Mapping
Variational Inequality Problem
Contraction Mapping
Nonlinear Operator
1 Citation (Scopus)

Copper micronutrient fixation kinetics and interactions with soil constituents in semi-arid alkaline soils

Udeigwe, T. K., Eichmann, M., Eze, P. N., Ogendi, G. M., Morris, M. N. & Riley, M. R., May 3 2016, In : Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 62, 3, p. 289-296 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semiarid soils
alkaline soils
dietary minerals
fixation
copper

Corrosion resistance of AA2036 and AA7075-T651 in contaminated acid chloride environments

Abdulwahab, M., Popoola, A. P. I., Oladijo, O. E., Loto, C. O. & Oladijo, O. P., Jul 1 2016, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 28, 7, p. 1453-1462 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corrosion resistance
Chlorides
Corrosion
Acids
Corrosion rate
23 Citations (Scopus)
Strategic materials
Wood
Polymers
composite materials
Composite materials
3 Citations (Scopus)
Spray pyrolysis
pyrolysis
sprayers
Seed
seeds
8 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Mar 1 2016, In : Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontroller
Permanent Magnet
Microcontrollers
Converter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control). 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontrollers
Permanent magnets
DC-DC converters
Electric potential