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2017

Rockmass Characterization for Open Pit Slope Design Using Kinematic Analysis

Bawa, H. E., Yendaw, J., Kansake, B. A. & Bansah, K., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

kinematics
discontinuity
slope failure
rock
toppling

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

Selection and dimensioning model of the anaerobic digester for the sewage sludge digestion to energy

Matheri, A. N., Ntuli, F., Belaid, M., Seodigeng, T., Ngila, J. C. & Mbohwa, C., 2017, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Sciences: Special Issue for the International Association of Engineers Conferences 2016. Vol. 2.

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

sludge
energy
analytical hierarchy process
decision analysis
bioenergy

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 Based Geospatial Information for Food Security

Bolo, B. & Mpoeleng, D., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

Speciation and mobility of lead in shooting range soils

Kelebemang, R., Dinake, P., Sehube, N., Daniel, B., Totolo, O. & Laetsang, M., 2017, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 29, 1, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biological Availability
Soil
Lead
Soils
Leaching

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

Susceptibility and defects from the active life of landfill geomembrane liners

Agbenyeku, E. E. O., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, M. I., 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
geomembrane
liner
defect
landfill
degradation

Sustainability context analysis of municipal solid waste management in Harare, Zimbabwe

Nhubu, T., Muzenda, E., Mbohwa, C. & Agbenyeku, E. E. O., 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
municipal solid waste
waste management
sustainability
solid waste
combined heat and power
12 Citations (Scopus)

Synchronized nonlinear patterns in electrically coupled Hindmarsh–Rose neural networks with long-range diffusive interactions

Etémé, A. S., Tabi, C. B. & Mohamadou, A., Nov 1 2017, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 104. p. 813-826 14 p. (Chaos, Solitons and Fractals; vol. 104).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
synchronism
interactions
plane waves
neurons
spikes
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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Ti-6Al-4V alloy with nano-TiN microstructure via spark plasma sintering technique

Falodun, O. E., Obadele, B. A., Oke, S. R., Maja, M. E. & Olubambi, P. A., Dec 21 2017, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 272, 1, 012029.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Spark plasma sintering
Microstructure
Titanium nitride
Lamellar structures
Heating rate
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

The influence of nano TiN additions on mechanical properties and fracture behaviour of spark plasma sintered SAF 2205

Oke, S. R., Mphahlele, M. R., Ige, O. O., Falodun, O. E., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Jan 1 2017, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017. Association for Iron and Steel Technology, AISTECH, p. 1172-1174 3 p. (Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017; vol. 2).

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

Electric sparks
Plasmas
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
Elastic moduli
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
8 Citations (Scopus)

The standard addition method revisited

Andersen, J. E. T., Apr 1 2017, In : TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry. 89, p. 21-33 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Spectrophotometry
Ascorbic Acid
Defects
Chemical analysis
Uncertainty

Treatment of manganese-containing mine water: Adsorption onto metal oxide decorated bentonite

Muliwa, A. M., Maity, A. & Ochieng, A., 2017, Proceedings of Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference. p. 13-16

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

Open Access
Bentonite
Manganese
Oxides
Metals
Adsorption
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
15 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

Understanding the spark plasma sintering behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V reinforced with nanosized TiN

Falodun, O. E., Maja, M. E., Obadele, B. A., Oke, S. R., Ige, O. O. & Olubambi, P. A., Jan 1 2017, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017. Association for Iron and Steel Technology, AISTECH, p. 1346-1348 3 p. (Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017; vol. 2).

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

Spark plasma sintering
Microhardness
Titanium nitride
Composite materials
Powder metallurgy
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

Vermicomposting of soybean and maize straw residues as an agro waste management initiative

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
earthworm
straw
waste management
soybean
maize

Viscoelastic Flow in Teardrop-shaped Tubes: Analysis of Transversal Flow

Letelier, M. F., Dennis, S., Gutiérrez, S., Arratia, P. & González, A., 2017. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

secondary flow
viscoelastic fluid
temperature
analysis
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