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  • Oladiran, M.T.; Uziak, J. (http://www.ais.up.ac.za/digi/docs/oladiran_paper.pdf, 2009)
    During the first semester of 2007/2008 academic session at the University of Botswana (UB), some mechanical engineering courses were delivered using a blended method i.e. online resource (eLearning) and traditional face to ...
  • Inambao, F.L.; Mosweu, M. (University of Botswana, 1999)
    It is widely recognised that air pollution caused by the global rapid increase of automobile traffic is a threat to the environment. With regard to automobiles there are three general areas of concern: urban pollution, ...
  • Ketlogetswe, C.; Mothudi, T.H. (www.elsevier.com/locate/resconrec, 2005)
    Recycling operations have become one of the primary strategies forwaste management,worldwide. Especially, recycling operations are viewed as among the most effective techniques for reducing the amount of municipal solid ...
  • 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, ...
  • Mosha, A.C. (Allen press, www.allenpress.com/ -, 1996)
    In this paper we trace how Gaborone has grown from a very small village to the capital city of Botswana in a period of less than 30 years. Attention has been given to how careful design of master plan concepts has shaped ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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