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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.

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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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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1 Citation (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.

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15 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.

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5 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.

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14 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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Model calibration and feed‐forward control of the wastewater treatment plant: Case study for CLUJ‐Napoca WWTP

Nair, A., Cristea, V. M., Agachi, P. S. & Brehar, M., 2017, In : Water and Environment Journal. 32, 2, p. 164-172

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of a solar photovoltaic water pumping system under the influence of panel cooling

Chinathambi, G., Murugesan, M., Palanisamy, C., Munirajan, S. & Bhero, S., 2017, In : Thermal Science. 21, p. 399-410 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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5 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.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
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1 Citation (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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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2 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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Pinch Analysis in Optimising Energy Consumption on a Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit in a Refinery

Paiko, I. I., Azeez, O. & Makwashi, N., Oct 9 2017, In : Petroleum & Petrochemical Engineering Journal. 1, 5, p. 1-11 11 p.

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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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (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.

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1 Citation (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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (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.

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2 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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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.

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8 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.

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2 Citations (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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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3 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.

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3 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.

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17 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.

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12 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

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22 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.

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51 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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.

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7 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.

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2 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

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19 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.

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16 Citations (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.

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1 Citation (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.

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102 Citations (Scopus)