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  • Nair, S.; Vokolkova, V.; Abadjieva, T. (University of Botswana, 2000)
    The percentage of students, especially women in engineering, is very low in Botswana and the country is still heavily dependent upon foreign human resources. The objective of this research has been to study the gender ...
  • Nair, S.; Vokolkova, V.; Abadjieva, T.; Michalek, J. (University of Botswana, 2000)
    The percentage of students, especially women in engineering, is very low in Botswana and the country is still heavily dependent upon foreign human resources.The objective of this research has been to study the gender ...
  • Rekha, A.; Raju, V.C.C. (University of Botswana, 1999)
    The stress-attention in cascade reliability has been studied when both stess and strength follow Rayleigh distribution. The expression for the relaibility R(n), for a system survive with the first (n-1) components failed ...
  • Kalabamu, F. (Elsevier http://www. doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2003.09.005, 2005)
    The purpose of this essay is to identify gender contracts in self-help housing construction. Gender contracts have been defined as invisible power relationships that determine roles, responsibilities, privileges, status, ...
  • Malumbela, G.; Alexander, M.; Moyo, P. (Elsevier http://www.linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0958946508000784, 2008)
    This paper presents a discussion on a paper authored by Chung et al. [Chung L, Najm H, Balaguru P. Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs with corroded bars. Cement Concr Compos 2008;30:184-93].
  • Ngowi, A.B.; Mselle, P.C. (MCB University Press http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02632779810233511, November, 1998)
    By involving the beneficiaries of a facility such as housing or an irrigation scheme, at the various stages of the project, it is possible to build their capacity in relation to the facility, which may contribute to the ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/, 1997)
    The design and construction of infrastructure facilities such as road network, water supply and sewage disposal in Botswana, have often been done in a top-bottom fashion where the government or local authority decides what ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press. http//:www.emerald.library.com/ft, 2001)
    The primary purpose of forming alliance in the construction industry is to pool together the resources of the participating partners in order to form a team that has a competitive advantage. Each partner in an alliance has ...
  • Ngowi, A.B.; Iwisi, D.; Mushi, R. (Taylor and Francis Ltd. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09613218.asp, 2002)
    Traditionally, competitive advantage has been based upon large-scale production and accumulation of large quantities of physical and financial assets. Large financially capable firms, particularly Multi-national Corporations ...
  • Ssegawa, J.K. (University of Botswana http://www.ub.bw, 1999)
    By the turn of the century,Botswana will be 34 years old as an independent nation. Reflecting on the past, is a background of tremedous achievements from a socio-economic development perspective.The achievement could not ...
  • Ssegawa, J.K. (University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1999)
    By the turn of the century, Botswana will be 34 years old as an independent nation. Reflecting on the past, is a background of tremendous achievements from a socio-economic development perspective. The achievements could ...
  • Mwewa, W.L. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 1999)
    The demand for adequate training of artisans and apprentices in the construction industry cannot be over emphasized in view of the rapid changes the industry is undergoing. Many of of these changes are continously taking ...
  • Kanyeto, O.J.; Dithinde, M.; Manisa, M.B. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2011)
    An investigation was carried out by University of Botswana Structural Investigation Team, to establish the cause of the structural defects to the R & D Building at RIIC Campus in Kanye. The structural defects consisted of ...
  • Abadjieva, T. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    Investigations of the influence of various factors on the modulus of elasticity and deformability of different types of lightweight concrete are presented.The results show that the modulus are not constant and decrease ...
  • Sahu, B.K.; Jayaram, S. (University of Botswana, 2000)
    Alarmingly high accumulation of fly ash has led geochemical engineers into finding a solution for the use of flyash as a construction material in the recent past. As of now, although the material has been used in a limited ...
  • Ssegawa, J.K.; Masambaji, C.N. (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, April, 2011)
    To deliver project effectively is of paramount importance because most of the world population depend on services delivered by projects. Reports from various countries around the world, including Botswana, still indicate ...
  • Kanyeto, O.J. (University of Botswana, 1999)
    Advantages of using Finite Element Method (FEM)in structural engineering practice are presented in this paper.A brief description of the method is given with the aim to illustrate the rich solid mathematical basis that ...
  • Gandure, J.; Parasuram, Kommula V. (University of Botswana, http//www.ub.bw, 2011)
    Operating without definite strategy for competitiveness is becoming a common practice in small to medium enterprises, especially those with manufacturing functions. This has seen many potential businesses failing to survive ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (Taylor and Francis, http://www.pdfserve.informaworld.com/940578_73138570, 1997)
    This paper examines the strategy of employing a hybrid combination of indigenous and modern housing construction technologies. Using a Botswana village as a case study, this paper examines four traditional house types ...
  • Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press, http://www.emerald-library.com, 2000)
    Total quality management (TQM) as an integrated approach to management that represents a holistic management philosophy, rather than a series of techniques, is embedded with cultural values and assumptions that are ...

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