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2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
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
5 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Water treatment plants
Feedforward control
Wastewater treatment
Wastewater
Calibration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Model for Developing a Feature Recogntion System for A Reconfigurable Bending Press Machine

Murena, E., Mpofu, K., Trimble, J. & Gwangwava, N., 2017, p. 533-538. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Sheet metal
Computer aided design
Process planning
Computer aided manufacturing
Product design
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cooling
Water
Temperature
Pumps
Photovoltaic cells

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)

Municipal solid waste data quality on artificial neural network performance

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E., Aboyade, A. O., Mbohwa, C., Manyuchi, M. M. & Naidoo, P., 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
data quality
municipal solid waste
artificial neural network
waste management
prediction

Nanoindentation studies on the behaviour of tin nanoceramic reinforced Ti-6Al-4V matrix composite

Maja, M. E., Obadele, B. A., Falodun, E. O., Ige, O. O. & Olubambi, P. A., Jan 1 2017, p. 1186-1187. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nanoindentation
Tin
Elastic moduli
Hardness
Volume fraction

Nanoindentation studies on the elastic and plastic deformation properties of sintered DSS reinforced with tin nanoparticles.

Mphahlele, M. R., Oke, S. R., Ige, O. O., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Jan 1 2017, p. 1218-1219. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Elastic deformation
Nanoindentation
Tin
Plastic deformation
Grain boundaries

Natural Convection of Power-Law Fluids in Three Dimensional Tilted Boxes

Dennis, S. & Morrone, B., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

Nutrient Supplying Potential of Different Spent Mushroom Substrate Preparations as Soil Amendment in a Potting Media

Ultra Jr, V., Ong Sotto, J. M. E. & Punzalan, M. R., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
spent mushroom compost
soil amendments
growing media
nutrients
nitrogen fertilizers
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

Optimization of biomethane production by anaerobic co-digestion of food waste with cow dung

Empompo, J. B., Mayala, G. N., Matheri, A. N., Muzenda, E. & Belaid, M., 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
digestion
food
biogas
mixing ratio
nitrogen
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parallel algorithm for indexing large DNA sequences using MapReduce on Hadoop

Kaniwa, F., Dinakenyane, O. & Kuthadi, V. M., 2017, p. 1576-1582. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

Perceptions of University of Botswana Librarians on the Potential of Web 2.0 Tools

Mpoeleng, D., 2017, IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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
2 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.

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

Rheometric Studies of a New Class of Ionic Liquid Nanolubricants

Bakhtiyarov, S. & Dennis, S., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rheometric studies of functional polyurethane foam composite

Bakhtiyarov, S. I., Oxley, J. C., Smith, J. L., Baldovi, P. M. & Siginer, D. A., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

polyurethane foam
composite materials
shear thinning
Advanced Reconn Electric Spacecraft
testing time

Rheometric studies of new class ionic liquid nanolubricants

Bakhtiyarov, S. I. & Siginer, D. A., 2017. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Ionic Liquids
Lubricants
Vapor pressure
Lubrication
Creep