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  • Suglo, Raymond S.; Szymanski, Jozef K. (Hilaris Publisher, 2014)
    The working conditions in oil sand mines in Northern Alberta, Canada, are greatly affected by the climate and geology. The ground is very hard and competent in winter but very soft during ...
  • Abdulwahab, M.; Popoola, A. P.I.; Oladijo, O. E; Loto, C. O.; Oladijo, Oluseyi Philip (Asian Publication Corporation, 2016-03-31)
    In the present study, an assessment on corrosion resistance of aluminium alloys type AA2036 and AA7075-T651 in varying solution consisting of acidic, saline and in contaminated acid-chloride environments was investigated ...
  • Patella, Wada; Jamisola, Rodrigo S.; Letshwenyo, Moatlhodi Wise; Nagayo, Analene Montesines (Journal of Computational Innovations and Engineering Applications, 2017)
    This paper introduces the various upstream land use activities that are major contributors of downstream water pollution. The proposed measures to reduce the pollution of downstream water bodies such as sustainable agricultural ...
  • Baldovino, R.G.; Jamisola, Rodrigo S. (Rational Publication, 2017-01-11)
    In this paper, previous studies in powered exoskeleton and their contributions in the field of robotics technology are presented, together with their corresponding control system. Specific problems and issues that were ...
  • Setswalo, Keagisitswe; Namoshe, Molaletsa; Kutua, Said; Oladijo, Oluseyi Philip; Samson, Bada Oluwaseyi (Elsevier B.V., 2017-01-23)
    Environmental friendly pre-treatment of fibre has been lately adopted by many researchers worldwide but not fully understood. Although various chemical modifications of fibre through several chemical treatments have been ...
  • Pahla, Godwell; Mamvura, Tirivaviri Augustine; Ntuli, Freeman; Muzenda, Edison (Institution of Chemical Engineers ,Published by Elsevier, 2017-06)
    The need to reduce carbon emissions has encouraged more research into use of biomass energy in place of coal. Biomass is carbon neutral; its use can therefore lower net emissions. Biomass can be upgraded to a fuel similar ...
  • Maile, Olivia Ireen; Tesfagiorgis, Habtom; Muzenda, Edison (Institution of Chemical Engineers ,Published by Elsevier, 2017-12)
    Biogas has been exploited as one of the alternative sources of renewable energy having the potential to replace fossil fuels. It contains impurities when raw, as it consists of 50e70% methane (CH4), 30e50% carbon dioxide ...
  • Zibani, Ishmael; Marumo, Rapelang; Chuma, Joseph; Ngebani, Ibo; Tsamaase, Kelebaone (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Engine efficiency could be increased if valve timing could change with engine revolutions per minute. Poppet valves are fitted with strong springs which return them to their rest positions after being pushed down by cam ...
  • Zungeru, Adamu Murtala; Chuma, Joseph; Mangwala, Mmoloki; Khao, Baba (Medwell Journals, 2018-01)
    This study describes a DC to DC voltage multiplier using the 555 Integrated Circuit (IC) timer in an astable state. The major motivation of the design is to be able to produce an inexpensive and light form of generating ...
  • Manyuchi, Musaida Mercy; Mbohwa, Charles; Muzenda, Edison (Covenant Journal of Physical and Life Sciences, 2018-03)
    In this study, activated biochar from municipal sewage sludge was used for the treatment of sewage water. The sewage physicochemical parameters were measured before and after bio filtration with biochar applying the principle ...
  • Manyuchi, Musaida Mercy; Chiutsi, Patience; Mbohwa, Charles; Muzenda, Edison; Mutusva, Trevor (Elsevier B.V. on behalf of Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2018-04-17)
    In this study, the potential to fully exploit sewage sludge as a raw material for bio ethanol a source of bio fuel is investigated. Sewage sludge hydrolysate was first made by introducing Bacillus flexus in order ...
  • Rohini, R.; Zungeru, Adamu Murtala; Ravi, Samikannu; Rao, Dasari Narasimha (Science publications, 2018-04-19)
    Wireless sensor networks (WSNs), an emerging large-scale network system can be embedded for any application. The designers of wireless sensor network have to consider the quality of service agreements from a user perspective. ...
  • Manyuchi, Musaida Mercy; Mbohwa, Charles; Muzenda, Edison (Institution of Chemical Engineers ,Published by Elsevier, 2018-06)
    In this study distillery wastewater was treated using the vermifiltration technology in a bid to reduce downstream contamination by the effluent. 10 kg of Eisenia fetida earthworms were used as the vermifiltration media ...
  • Mamvura, Tirivaviri Augustine; Pahla, Godwell; Muzenda, Edison (Institution of Chemical Engineers ,Published by Elsevier, 2018-06)
    Power producing plants are major emitters of greenhouse gases that lead to global warming and climate changes. In the past two to three decades, attention has been drawn to organizations such as these reduce their dependence ...
  • Hlabangana, Nkosikhona; Danha, Gwiranai; Muzenda, Edison (Elsevier B.V. on behalf of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), 2018-06)
    In this article, alternative forms of optimizing the milling efficiency of a laboratory scale ball mill by varying the grinding media size distribution and the feed material particle size distribution were investigated. ...
  • Zungeru, Adamu Murtala; Mangwala, Mmoloki; Chuma, Joseph; Gaebolae, Baboloki; Basutli, Bokamoso (Elsevier, 2018-06-11)
    This paper presents the design and simulation of an Automatic Room Heater Control system. This system allows the user to set a desired temperature which is then compared to the room temperature measured by a temperature ...
  • Ntuli, Freeman; Magwa, Nomampondo (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2018-07)
    The removal of sulphates from acid rock drainage (ARD) using basic oxygen furnace (BOF) slag was investigated. The results indicated that sulphates removal using BOF- slag increased with temperature increase (25-45oC), ...
  • Babar, Muhammad; Khan, Fazlullah; Iqbal, Waseem; Yahya, Abid; Arif, Fahim; Tan, Zhiyuan; Chuma, Joseph (IEEE Explore, 2018-07)
    Smart societies have an increasing demand for quality-oriented services and infrastructure in an industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) paradigm. Smart urbanization faces numerous challenges. Among them, secured energy ...
  • Basutli, Bokamoso; Chuma, Joseph; Lambotharan, Sangarapillai (IEEE, 2018-08)
    This paper investigates distributed algorithms for joint power allocation and user association in heterogeneous networks. We propose auction-based algorithms for offloading macrocell users (MUs) from the macrocell base ...
  • Gopolang, Obenne Pearl; Letshwenyo, Moatlhodi Wise (Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2018-11)
    Waste stabilisation pond system has been used more especially in developing countries for sewage treatment. The objective of this study was to investigate the hydraulic and performance efficiency of Palapye waste stabilisation ...

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