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  • 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 ...
  • Bolaane, B. (July 2, 2008)
    Public participation is considered the touchstone for the success of recycling schemes. In recognition of this, the trend in recycling policy and legislation is geared towards promoting people centred approaches in recycling ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Oladiran, M. T. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=13, August, 1999)
    This paper presents the results of an investigation to determine the level of continuing professional development (CPD) for engineers in developing countries. Questionnaires were administered randomly to engineers of ...
  • Uziak, J.; Gizejowski, M. (University of Botswana, 2009)
    A new design developed by the authors that gives an opportunity to account for the interaction of different modes of buckling is presented.Eurocode 3 model is used as the reference model, an equivalent geometric imperfection ...
  • Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A.R. (Springer http://www.springerlink.com/index/4p70461149163718.pdf, 2010)
    There is little in-depth research that can assist designers to use culture as a catalyst for designing innovative products within Botswana’s context. The concept of culture and design are intertwined, thus modifications ...
  • Batane, N.R.; Morrison, D.J.; Moosbrugger, J.C. (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2010)
    The axial–torsional cyclic deformation behavior of polycrystalline nickel was investigated by performing fully reversed plastic strain amplitude controlled fatigue experiments at effective plastic strain amplitudes ranging ...
  • Batane, N.R.; Morrison, D.J.; Moosbrugger, J.C. (Elsevier http://www.linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S135964620800064X, 2008)
    Results are presented on the effects of biaxial straining on the cyclic stress–strain response of ultrafine grain nickel (grain size 260 nm) and conventional grain nickel (grain size 50 lm) over a range of effective ...
  • Yanev, K.M.; Obok Opok, A.; Litchev, A. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2004)
    Maintenance of the proper power factor is a very important matter for the industry and for the economy of any country. A study of the power factor value for a number of industrial plants in Botswana shows that they operate ...
  • Oladiran, M.T.; Foster, J. (Trans Tech Publications http://www.scientific.net/AMR.62-64.551, 2009)
    A team of academics produced a Design Brief (DB) to assist architects design a scholarly physical environment for modern engineering education and research. The information gathered from external and internal sources was ...
  • Ssegawa, Joseph (UTS ePRESS, http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/, 2013)
    The paper documents the outcome of a study conducted to formulate the strategic perspective of the construction industry in Botswana. The study was sanctioned by the two influential entities namely the Ministry of ...
  • Mutingi, Michael (OmniaScience, http://www.omniascience.com, 2013)
    Purpose: The objective of this research is to explore the empirical green supply chain activities found in literature, and to develop a taxonomic framework that can be used for formulating appropriate strategies for green ...
  • Anderson, G.O. (IEEE http://www.saiee.org.za/publications/2008/sept/99-3-4.pdf, 2008)
    The paper gives detailed analyses to help determine the increase in production costs due to the transmission of reactive power. On the basis of that and with due consideration to the cost of VARS compensation equipment, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dimitrova, J.; Slivkov, G. (University of Botswana, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, http://ajol.info/index.php/bjt, April, 1998)
    This paper presents an examination of the possibility of using wind turbines generating electricity for households in the remote rural areas of Botswana. On the basis of theoretical consideration of the wind system generating ...
  • Loukanov, I. A.; Uziak, J.; Michalek, J. (Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences http://agriculturejournals.cz/web/RAE.htm, 2005)
    The power requirement of tillage implements is an important design consideration particularly for animal-drawn implements where the power is limited. The paper presents the possibility of reduction in the draught requirements ...

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