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  • Total solar radiation received at various collector inclinations 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/405891/description#description, 1994)
    Solar energy is finding wide application via several energy-saving devices and systems. Its use, especially in rural areas, can often be limited by the non-availability of complete information on insolation data. In this ...
  • Mean global radiation captured by inclined collectors at various surface azimuth angles in Nigeria 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/405891/description#description, 1995)
    The use of solar energy is well established for low-grade thermal applications such as water heating and purification. In many of the solar systems, the collector surface located in the Northern Hemisphere faces the true ...
  • Energy applications in Botswana 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/269/description#description, 1995)
    Botswana depends heavily on imported petroleum products for all premium applications. However, there is an abundant reserve of coal and other alternative sources of energy. This paper presents the energy trends and the ...
  • Some implications of driver training for road accidents in Gaborone 

    Oladiran, M.T.; Pheko, H. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://journals.elsevier.com/00014575/accident-analysis-and-prevention/, 1995)
    In many African countries, including Botswana, the driving schools and instruction given to pupils are uncontrolled. Thus, this paper presents the results of an investigation into the level of professional training offered ...
  • The city of Gaborone, Botswana: planning and management 

    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A hybrid approach to house construction – a case study in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Improving the traditional earth construction: a case study of Botswana 

    Ngowi, A.B. (Elsevier, 1997)
    The traditional developed earth as one of the most important construction materials by taking cognizance of the strength requirements, durability of resulting structures and the environmental concern in processing and using ...
  • K-Maps: a visual tool for systematic design of combinational circuits using multiplexers 

    Shuma-Iwisi, M.V. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    One of the application areas of digital multiplexers is in implementation of logic equations. Truth tables can be used as a design tool, but they become very limited when design details are explored.It will be shown in ...
  • On the oscillatory flow past an infinite vertical porous plate1 - mean flow 

    Raju, V.C.C. (University of Botswana, 1998)
  • Management of waste oil in Botswana and the possibilities of energy recovery from waste oil 

    Ketlogetswe, C. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    Since independence, the economy of Botswana has been undergoing a rapid transition from one in which the majority of the people depend on traditional agriculture and pastoralism to one in which formal sector employment ...
  • 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 ...
  • High definition television:-the TV system of the future 

    Mbewe, D.D. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    This paper describes the fundamental principles of production and accomplishment of High Definition Television (HDTV)-the television system of the future.It looks at the parameters of high definition television (HDTV),and ...
  • Essential elements of telephone call charging systems 

    Daka, J.S.J. (University of Botswana, 1998)
    There are many instances where a telephone call charge needs to be avaialable immediately after a call is made. Usually, for a fee a telecommunication provider can provide call charge for a particular call. Call charging ...
  • Solar still for rose water production 

    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 ...
  • Solar still for rose water production 

    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 ...
  • Management of waste oil in Botswana and the possibilities of energy recovery from waste oil 

    Ketlogetswe, C. (University of Botswana, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, http://ajol.info/index.php/bjt, 1998-04)
    Since independence, the economy of Botswana has been undergoing a rapid transition from one in which the majority of the people depend on traditional agriculture and pastoralism to one in which formal sector employment ...
  • Domestic use of electrical energy from wind energy in Botswana 

    Dimitrova, J.; Slivkov, G. (University of Botswana, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, http://ajol.info/index.php/bjt, 1998-04)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...