BIUSTRE

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

 

Recent Submissions

  • Bineli-Betsi, Thierry Olivier; Mokane, Lebogang; McFarlane, Chris; Phili, Kelebogile; Kelepile, Tebogo (Elsevier B.V, 2020-01-09)
    The Tati Greenstone Belt (TGB) in northeastern Botswana hosts numerous Au deposits (Shashe, Mupane and Signal Hill) associated with sulfides, garnet and white mica. In this study, integrative white mica Ar/Ar, garnet U-Pb ...
  • Ang, Li-Minn; Seng, Kah Phooi; Ijemaru, Gerald K; Zungeru, Adamu Murtala (IEEE, 2019-01-16)
    The Internet of Vehicles (IoV) is a convergence of the mobile Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT), where vehicles function as smart moving intelligent nodes or objects within the sensing network. This paper gives ...
  • Bessa, Armel Zacharie Ekoa; Armstrong-Altrin, John S; Fuh, Gentry Calistus; Bineli-Betsi, Thierry Olivier; Kelepile, Tebogo; Ndjigui, Paul-Desire (Springer Link, 2021-03-18)
    This study was conducted on the Ngaoundaba Crater Lake sediments to infer provenance, weathering conditions, organic matter accumulation, and trace metal concentrations. Ngaoundaba Lake sediments were collected using a ...
  • Kaklis, Kostas; Saubi, Onalethata; Jamisola, Rodrigo S; Agioutantis, Zach G (Elsevier B.V., 2021)
    The load variation during three-point bending (TPB) tests on prismatic Nestos (Greece) marble specimens instrumented by piezoelectric sensors is predicted using acoustic emission (AE) signals. The slope of the cumulative ...
  • Fischer, Markus L.; Bachofer, Felix; Yost, Chad L.; Bludau, Ines J. E.; Schepers, Christian; Foerster, Verena; Lamb, Henry; Schäbitz, Frank; Asrat, Asfawossen; Trauth, Martin H.; Junginger, Annett (MDPI, 2021-10-08)
    During the past 25 ka, southern Ethiopia has undergone tremendous climatic changes, from dry and relatively cold during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, 25–18 ka) to the African Humid Period (AHP, 15–5 ka), and back to ...
  • Tilahun, Lulit; Asrat, Asfawossen; Wessel, Gary M.; Simachew, Addis (MDPI, 2021-10-24)
    Gaet’ale (GAL) and Mud’ara (MUP) are two hypersaline ponds located in the Danakil Depression recharged by underground water from the surrounding highlands. These two ponds have different pH, salinity, and show variation ...
  • von Reumont, Frederik; Schäbitz, Frank; Asrat, Asfawossen (Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group, 2022-05-31)
    We introduce a new method to compute plant distribution in Ethiopia under paleoclimatic conditions using fuzzy logic. Using a published map of the potential vegetation for Ethiopia we decipher the boundary conditions for ...
  • Lupien, Rachel L; Russell, James M; Pearson, Emma J; Castañeda, Isla S; Asrat, Asfawossen; Foerster, Verena; Lamb, Henry F; Roberts, Helen M; Schäbitz, Frank; Trauth, Martin H; Beck, Catherine C; Feibel, Craig S; Cohen, Andrew S (Springer Nature Limited, 2022-02-24)
    Understanding eastern African paleoclimate is critical for contextualizing early human evolution, adaptation, and dispersal, yet Pleistocene climate of this region and its governing mechanisms remain poorly understood due ...
  • Vidal, Celine M; Lane, Christine S; Asrat, Asfawossen; Barfod, Dan N; Mark, Darren F; Tomlinson, Emma L; Tadesse, Amdemichael Zafu; Yirgu, Gezahegn; Deino, Alan; Hutchison, William; Mounier, Aurélien; Oppenheimer, Clive (Springer Nature Limited, 2022-01-12)
    Efforts to date the oldest modern human fossils in eastern Africa, from Omo-Kibish1,2,3 and Herto4,5 in Ethiopia, have drawn on a variety of chronometric evidence, including 40Ar/39Ar ages of stratigraphically associated ...
  • Schaebitz, Frank; Asrat, Asfawossen; Lamb, Henry F; Cohen, Andrew S; Foerster, Verena; Duesing, Walter; Kaboth-Bahr, Stefanie; Opitz, Stephan; Viehberg, Finn A; Vogelsang, Ralf; Dean, Jonathan; Leng, Melanie J; Junginger, Annett; Ramsey, Christopher Bronk; Chapot, Melissa S; Deino, Alan; Lane, Christine S; Roberts, Helen M; Vidal, Céline; Tiedemann, Ralph; Trauth, Martin H (Springer Nature Limited, 2021-06-14)
    Reconstructions of climatic and environmental conditions can contribute to current debates about the factors that influenced early human dispersal within and beyond Africa. Here we analyse a 200,000-year multi-proxy ...
  • Ramahatla, Kebonyethebe; Mosalaosi, Modisa; Yahya, Abid; Basutli, Bokamoso (IEEE, 2022-04-21)
    The rapid development of wireless technology has sparked interest in multi-band reconfigurable antennas as devices and satellites are innovating toward miniaturization. With limited space, reliable and efficient high bandwidth ...
  • Lebekwe, Caspar K.; Zungeru, Adamu Murtala; Astin, Ivan (IEEE, 2021-12-14)
    Stringent accuracy requirements need to be met for eLoran deployment in marine navigation and harbour entrance and approach. A good accuracy model is therefore required to predict the positioning accuracy at the user’s ...
  • Khan, Amjad Saeed; Rahulamathavan, Yogachandran; Basutli, Bokamoso; Zheng, Gan; AsSadhan, Basil; Lambotharan, Sangarapillai (IEEE, 2019-08-02)
    Physical layer security (PLS) is considered as a promising technique to prevent information eavesdropping in wireless systems. In this context, cooperative relaying has emerged as a robust solution for achieving PLS due ...
  • Ketshabetswe, Keleadile Lucia; Zungeru, Adamu Murtala; Mtengi, Bokani; Lebekwe, Caspar K.; Prabaharan, S.R.S. (IEEE, 2021-09-29)
    Energy consumption has risen to be a bottleneck in wireless sensor networks. This is caused by the challenges faced by these networks due to their tiny sensor nodes that have limited memory storage, small battery capacity, ...
  • Lebekwe, Caspar K.; Kolobe, Lone; Sigweni, Boyce; Zungeru, Adamu Murtala (IEEE, 2022-04-29)
    Two main classes of radio navigation systems are satellite and ground-based systems. Examples of such systems are eLoran deployed as a terrestrial system, and BeiDou, Galileo, GPS and Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) ...
  • Kolobe, Lone; Lebekwe, Caspar K.; Sigweni, Boyce (IEEE, 2021-09-20)
    Long Range (LoRa) is a popular low power wide area network (LPWAN) technology which operates in the Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) frequency band transmitting information over ranges in excess of 20 km and 5 km ...
  • Oladiran, Tunde M.; Uziak, Jacek; Tjiparuro, Zeundjua (World Institute for Engineering and Technology Education (WIETE), 2020)
    The final-year project (FYP), also known as a capstone course, is usually the principal course, where many learning experiences are realised and gained in an undergraduate engineering programme. Therefore, several exit ...
  • Ditshego, Nonofo M.J. (International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering & Telecommunications, 2022-03)
    An ion sensitive field effect transistor can outperform conventional ion-selective electrodes. Thus, a zinc oxide (ZnO) nanowire field effect transistor (NWFET) pH sensor was fabricated and measured. The sensor contained ...
  • Makgantai, Boitumelo; Subaschandar, N.; Jamisola, Rodrigo S. (Science Press, 2021)
    This review paper presents and analyzes previous studies on wingtip devices mainly to reduce induced drag on fixed-wing aircraft and drones. Some of the parameters discussed are the different types of winglets, cant angles, ...
  • Gabasiane, Tlotlo Solomon; Danha, Gwiranai; Mamvura, Tirivaviri Augustine; Mashifana, Tebogo; Dzinomwa, Godfrey (MDPI, 2021-12-03)
    Copper slag is generated when copper and nickel ores are recovered from their parent ores using a pyrometallurgical process, and these ores usually contain other elements which include iron, cobalt, silica, and alumina. ...

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