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  • Analysis of gender differences in education for engineering career (Gaborone case study) 

    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 ...
  • Analysis of gender differences in education for engineering career (Gaborone case study) 

    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 ...
  • Cascade system reliability with Rayleigh Distribution 

    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 ...
  • Changing gender contracts in self-help housing construction in Botswana: the case of Lobatse 

    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, ...
  • Comments on ‘‘Flexural behavior of concrete slabs with corroded bars” 

    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].
  • Community participation in facility management 

    Ngowi, A.B.; Mselle, P.C. (MCB University Press http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02632779810233511, 1998-11)
    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 ...
  • Community-managed infrastructure facilities 

    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 ...
  • Competition aspect of construction alliances 

    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 ...
  • Competitive Strategy in a Context of Low Financial Resources 

    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 ...
  • The construction industry in Botswana: a socio-economic development perspective 

    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 ...
  • The construction industry in Botswana: a socio-economic development perspective 

    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 ...
  • Developing a strategic perspective for construction industry in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Developing green supply chain management strategies: a taxonomic approach 

    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 ...
  • The development of apprentices in the construction industry: a Botswana case study 

    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 ...
  • Diagnosis and assessment of structural failure of the R & D building at RIIC, Kanye, Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Effects of some factors in the mdulus of elasticity of deformability of lightweight concrete 

    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 ...
  • Environmental impacts of fly ash 

    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 ...
  • Exploring the possibility of using earned value analysis during the construction phase of a building project 

    Ssegawa, J.K.; Masambaji, C.N. (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2011-04)
    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 ...
  • Finite elements in practice: a review of engineerin's most versatile method 

    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 ...
  • A generic methodology for strategic auditing of a manufacturing system 

    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 ...