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Note on the effect of cross-sensitivity in the determination
(University of Nairobi,, 1971)
The concentric Mohr circles of modified apparent strain, true strain and stress permit quick visualisation and calculation of true strains and stresses from readings of gauges with known cross-sensitivities
Social Indicators For Housing And Urban Development In Africa: Towards A New Development Model
(University of Nairobi, 1976)
Social indicators as a new measuring tool for socio-economic development is a recent innovation. While numerous scholars have applied this new technique in studying the development aspects in developed countries, few ...
Shield making in Western Kenya
The Precambrian Kisii Series in Western Kenya is unmetamorphosed and contains andesites, rhyolites, quartzites and basalts. The basalts, for which a minimum K-Ar age of 930 My is cited, were sampled at 15 sites, and after ...
Potential for solar energy utilisation in the West Indies. 'Description of solar energy R & D programs in many nations
This paper is a review of worldwide direct applications of geothermal energy. It attempts to update the surveys presented at and after the World Geothermal Congresses of 1995, 2000 and 2005. Seventy-two countries report ...
The Relationship between Land Markets and Land Conflicts in Nairobi
(University of Nairobi,, 1979)
There is a general belief that land markets are developing faster and efficiently allocating land in most emerging markets like the ones found in Africa. The reality however is that the evolution of the land market has ...
The Properties of Sisal Fibre and Sisal Fibre Reinforced Composite Materials
The effect of chemical treatment on the tensile properties of sisal fibre-reinforced LDPE (low density polyethylene) composites was investigated. Treatments using chemicals such as sodium hydroxide, isocyanate, permanganate ...