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  • Malumbela, G.; Sebusang, N. (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, April, 2011)
    Concrete is the widely used construction material worldwide. Therefore, for structural safety as well as to provide economic design, it is essential to understand well, its performance. Whilst in most developed countries ...
  • Raju, V.C.C. (University of Botswana, 1998)
  • Garg, A.K.; Van Tonder, R.; Joubert, R.J.O. (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=235, 2007)
    In order to analyse the strategic issues with regard to the South African Platinum Group of Metals (PGM) industry, a risk analysis and an assessment of the competitiveness of the industry were conducted. The analysis of ...
  • Kanyeto, O.J.; Fried, A.N. (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, April, 2011)
    The paper aims to compare predictions by different methods of analysis of the lateral load capacity of unreinforced masonry walls, and to determine whether a relationship can be drawn between theory and experiments. Several ...
  • Stephenson, D.; Kgomotso, A.K.; Matladi, T. (University of Botswana, 2006)
    Water reservoir storage requirements are a function of demand and variation in inflow. The greater the variation the greater the storage required to meet a specified draft. The selected recurrence interval of failure also ...
  • Gizejowski, M.A.; Barszcz, A.M.; Branicki, C.J.; Uzoegbo, H.C. (Elsevier http://www.linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0143974X05001057, 2006)
    Three groups of methods for the inelastic analysis of steel plane frames with semi-rigid joints are considered in this paper. The first one consists of simplified second-order (or P–Δ) plastic-hinge methods for the ...
  • Matshediso, I.B. (Elsevier http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=MImg&_imagekey=B6VBM-4HMXJJS-1-1&_cdi=5930&_user=778200&_orig=search&_coverDate=09%2F30%2F2005&_sk=999699996&view=c&wchp=dGLbVlz-zSkWb&md5=2b0e6a95538c49f439dba7e43fe1ee22&ie=/sdarticle.pdf, 2005)
    Botswana’s mineral policy objective is primarily to maximize the national economic benefit from the development of mineral resources. In 1999, the government replaced the old mining code of 1977, which was out of tune ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (Elsevier Ltd; www.elsevier.com/locate/buildenv, May 4, 2006)
    The ensuing globalization of the construction industry as well as the highly fragmented and divisive nature of the industry are among the forces that are influencing it to seek management approaches such as strategic ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (Elsevier Ltd; http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/296/description#description, 2007)
    The ensuing globalization of the construction industry as well as the highly fragmented and divisive nature of the industry are among the forces that are influencing it to seek management approaches such as strategic ...
  • Ganesan, C.T. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    This paper is the outcome of students'project work guided by the author. An attempt has been made to design and develop a solar still for rose water production in India. This unit has the following features:i) possibility ...
  • Ganesan, C.T. (University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1998)
    This paper is the outcome of students'project guided by the author. An attempt has been made to design and develop a solar still for rose production in India. This unit has the following features:i) possibility of tilt ...
  • Ntshwene, K.; Kashiwagi, J.; Kashiwagi, D. (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors http://www.rics.org fileID=4956&fileExtension=PDF, 2009)
    The Project Management Section at the University of Botswana has been undergoing a test to transform the section from an education based faculty to a research based faculty. The test was initiated by a Fulbright Scholar ...
  • Rwelamila, P. D.; Talukhaba, A .A.; Ngowi, A.B. (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com, 1999)
    The lack of 'ubuntu'(African group solidarity) between project stakeholders in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) public building sector has been surrounded by controversy and strongly held opinions. The work ...

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