Proceedings from the International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (AET2006)

Proceedings from the International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (AET2006)

1st Edition - October 19, 2006

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  • Editor: Jackson Mwakali
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080453125
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080555683

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter One - Keynote Papers

    Water Quality Management in Rivers and Lakes

    Improvements Incorporated in the New HDM-4 Version 2

    Chapter Two - Architecture

    Spatial and Visual Connotation of Fences (A Case of Dar Es Salaam-Tanzania)

    A Building Quality Index for Houses (BQIH), Part 1: Development

    A Building Quality Index for Houses, (BQIH), Part 2: Pilot Study

    Use of Wind-Tunnel Technology in Enhancing Human Habitat in Coastal Cities of Southern Africa

    Women Participation in the Construction Industry

    Chapter Three - Civil Engineering

    Studies on Ugandan Volcanic Ash and Tuff

    Comparative Analysis of Hollow Clay Blocks and Solid Reinforced Concrete Slabs

    Technology Transfer to Minimize Concrete Construction Failures

    Development of An Integrated Timber Floor System

    Considerations in Vertical Extension of Reinforced Concrete Structures

    Limited Study on a Change from Private Public to Government One Transport Systems

    Influence of Truck Load Channelization on Moisture Damage in Bituminous Mixtures

    The Effect of Merowe Dam on the Travel Time of Flood Wave from Atbara to Dongola

    Building Material Aspects in Earthquake Resistant Construction in Western Uganda

    Biosensor to Detect Heavy Metals in Waste Water

    Integrated Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

    Mapping Water Supply Coverage: A Case Study from Lake Kiyanja, Masindi District, Uganda

    Phosphorus Sorption Behaviours and Properties of Mbeya-Pumice

    Preliminary Investigation of Lake Victoria Groundwater Situation from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Data

    Comparison of Test Results from a Compacted Fill

    Dealing With Spatial Variability Under Limited Hydrogeological Data. Case Study: Hydrological Parameter Estimation in Mpigi-Wakiso

    Towards Appropriate Performance Indicators for the Uganda Construction Industry

    Developing An Input-Output Cluster Map for the Construction Industry in Uganda

    Regional Flood Frequency Analysis for Northern Uganda Using the L-Moment Approach

    Qualitative Analysis of Major Swamps for Rice Cultivation in Akwa-Ibom, Nigeria

    Efficiency of Craftsmen on Building Sitesstudies in Uganda

    Building Firm Innovation Enablers and Barriers Affecting Productivity

    Factors Affecting Productivity of Building Craftsmen- A Case of Uganda

    A Review of Causes and Remedies of Construction Related Accidents: The Uganda Experience

    The Rationale for Use of Decision Support Systems for Water Resources Management In Uganda

    The Need for Earthquake Loss Estimation to Enhance Public Awareness of Exposure Risk and Stimulate Mitigating Actions: A Case Study of Kampala Civic Center

    Chapter Four - Chemical and Process Engineering

    Particle Dynamics Research Initiatives at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

    Material Classification in Cross Flow Systems

    Application of Solar-Operated Liquid Desiccant Evaporative Cooling System for Banana Ripening and Cold Storage

    Fractionation of Crude Pyrethrum Extract Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

    Motor Vehicle Emission Control Via Fuel Ionization: "Fuelmax" Experience

    Modelling Bagasse Electricity Generation: An Application to the Sugar Industry in Zimbabwe

    Prospects of High Temperature Air/Steam Gasification of Biomass Technology

    Developing Indigenous Machinery for Cassava Processing and Fruit Juice Production in Nigeria

    Chapter Five - Electrical Engineering Feasibility of Conserving Energy Through Education: The Case of Uganda as a Developing Country

    Plastic Solar Cells: An Affordable Electricity Generation Technology

    Iron Loss Optimisation in Three Phase Ac Induction Squirrel Cage Motors by Use of Fuzzy Logic

    Propagation of Lightning Induced Voltages on Low Voltages Lines: Case Study Tanzania

    A Controller for a Wind Driven Micro-Power Electric Generator

    Reinforcement of Electricity Distribution Network on Praslin Island

    Chapter Six - Mechanical Engineering

    Electroporcelains from Raw Materials in Uganda: A Review

    A Novel Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Cycle Based on Gasification of Bagasse

    Energy Conservation and Efficiency Use of Biomas Using the E.E.S. Stove

    Field-Based Assessment of Biogas, Technology: The Case of Uganda

    Modelling the Development of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (Amt) in Developing Countries

    Chapter Seven - Geomatics

    Spatial Mapping of Riparian Vegetation Using Airborne Remote Sensing in a GIS Environment. Case Study: Middle Rio Grande River, New Mexico

    Chapter Eight - ICT and Mathematical Modelling

    2-D Hydrodynamic Model for Predicting Eddy Fields

    Sustainability Implications of Ubiquitous Computing Environment

    A Mathematical Improvement of the Self-Organizing Map Algorithm

    Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Community: A Case Study of Ekwuoma Tomatoes Producers in Southern Nigeria

    Strategies for Implementing Hybrid E-Learning in Rural Secondary School in Uganda

    Design and Development of Interactive Multimedia Cd-Roms for Rural Secondary Schools in Uganda

    on the Links Between the Potential Energy Due to a Unit-Point Charge, the Generating Function and Rodrigue's Formula for Legendre's Polynomials

    Virtual Schools Using Locolms to Enhance Learning in the Least Developed Countries

    Scheduling a Production Plant Using Constraint Directed Search

    A Negotiation Model for Large Scale Multi-Agent Systems

    Chapter Nine - Telematics and Telecommunications

    Digital Filter Design Using An Adaptive Modeling Approach

    Augmented Reality Enhances the 4-Way Video Conferencing in Cell Phones

    Design of Surface Wave Filters Resonator With Cmos Low Noise Amplifier

    The Fading Channel Problem and Its Impact on Wireless Communication Systems in Uganda

    Solar Powered Wi-Fi with Wimax Enables Third World Phones

    Ict for Earthquake Hazard Monitoring and Early Warning

    Chapter Ten - Late Papers

    New Building Services Systems in Kampala's Built Heritage: Complementary or Conflicting Integrals?

    Fuzzy Sets and Structural Engineering

    A Pre-Cast Concrete Technology for Affordable Housing in Kenya

    Environmental (Hazardous Chemical) Risk Assessment- Era in the European Union

    The Impact of a Potential Dam Break on the Hydro Electric Power Generation: Case of Owen Falls Dam Break Simulation, Uganda

    Lead Levels in the Sosiani

    Developing a Web Portal for the Ugandan Construction Industry

    Low Flow Analysis in Lake Kyoga Basin- Eastern Uganda

    Suitability of Agricultural Residues As Feedstock for Fixed Bed Gasifiers

    Numerical Methods in Simulation of Industrial Processes

    Mobile Agent System for Computer Network Management

    GIS Modelling for Solid Waste Disposal Site Selection

    An Analysis of Factors Affecting the Projection of An Ellipsoid (Spheroid) onto a Plane

    Solar Battery Charging Stations for Rural Electrification: The Case of Uzi Island in Zanzibar

    Surface Rainfall Estimate of Lake Victoria from Islands Stations Data

    Author Index*

    Keyword Index*

Product details

  • No. of pages: 864
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2006
  • Published: October 19, 2006
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080453125
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080555683

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