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Predicting the flexural behaviour of masonry wall panels: a review of current methods
(Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2011-04)
The paper aims to compare predictions by different methods of analysis of the lateral load capacity of unreinforced masonry walls, and to determine whether a relationship can be drawn between theory and experiments. Several ...
Finite elements in practice: a review of engineerin's most versatile method
(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 ...
Diagnosis and assessment of structural failure of the R & D building at RIIC, Kanye, Botswana
(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 ...