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  • Fracture Mechanisms and Failure Modes in Biocomposites and Bionanocomposites 

    Sadiku, E.R.; Agboola, O.; Ibrahim, I.D.; Olubambi, P.A.; Avabaram, B.R.; Bandla, M.; Kupolati, W.K.; Tippabattini, J.; Varaprasad, K.; Agwuncha, S.C.; Oboirien, B.O.; Phiri, G.; Nkuna, C.; Durowoju, M.O.; Owonubi, S.J.; Fasiku, V.O.; Aderibigbe, B.A.; Ojijo, V.O.; Biotidara, O.F.; Adeboje, A.O.; Adekomaya, O.S.; Aderibigbe, I.; Jamiru, T.; Dludlu, M.K. (Nova Publisher, 2017-07)
    There are various mechanisms that can be responsible for material fracture which can ultimately lead to failure and there are different modes of failure. More often, the quantification of the dominating failure mode and ...
  • Nanotechnology in Paints and Coatings 

    Sadiku, E.R.; Agboola, O.; Ibrahim, I.D.; Olubambi, P.A.; Avabaram, B.R.; Bandla, M.; Kupolati, W.K.; Tippabattini, J.; Varaprasad, K.; Agwuncha, S.C.; Mochane, J.; Daramola, O.O.; Oboirien, B.; Adegbola, T.A.; Nkuna, C.; Owonubi, S.J.; Fasiku, V.O.; Aderibigbe, B.; Ojijo, V.; Dunne, R.; Selatile, K.; Makgatho, G.; Khoathane, C.; Mhike, W.; Biotidara, O.F.; Dludlu, M.B.; Adeboje, A.O.; Adeyeye, O.A.; Ndamase, A.; Sanni, S.; Molelekwa, G.F.; Selvam, P.; Nambiar, R.; Perumal, A.B.; Jayaramudu, J.; Iheaturu, N.; Diwe, I.; Chima, B. (Wiley, 2018-11-16)
    The protection of surfaces, especially metals, ceramic, glass, fabric, wood, and mineral surfaces, from stain, scratch, water absorption, etc, is best accomplished by going the nanotechnology route, via nanohydrophobic ...
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoates as scaffolds for tissue engineering 

    Sadiku, E.R.; Fasiku, V.O.; Owonubi, S.J.; Mukwevho, E.; Aderibigbe, B.A.; Lemmer, Y.; Abbavaram, B.R.; Manjula, B.; Nkuna, C.; Dludlu, M.K.; Adeyeye, O.A.; Selatile, K.; Makgatho, G.; Ndamase, A.S.; Mabalane, P.N.; Agboola, O.; Sanni, S.; Varaprasad, K.; Tippabattini, J.; Kupolati, W.K.; Adeboje, A.O.; Jamiru, T.; Ibrahim, I.D.; Adekomaya, O.S.; Eze, A.A.; Dunne, R.; Areo, K.A.; Jayaramudu, J.; Daramola, O.O.; Periyar Selvam, S.; Nambiar, Reshma B.; Perumal, Anand B.; Mochane, M.J.; Mokhena, T.C.; Iheaturu, Nnamdi; Diwe, I.; Chima, Betty (Nova Publisher, 2018)
    Tissue engineering is a field that has gained a lot of advancement since the discovery of biopolymers. Biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms; that is, they are polymeric biomolecules. They consist of monomeric ...
  • Influence of partial substitution of sand with crumb rubber on the microstructural and mechanical properties of concrete in Pretoria, South Africa 

    Adeboje, A.O.; Kupolati, W.K.; Sadiku, E.R.; Ndambuki, E.R. (International Journal of Environment and Waste Management - Inderscience, 2019)
    Utilisation of waste materials such as crumb rubber for construction purposes is still in the formative stage in Africa. Experimental evaluation is required to encourage the use of crumb rubber for concrete production. The ...
  • Comparison of technical and short-term environmental characteristics of weathered and fresh blast furnace slag aggregates for road base applications in South Africa 

    Kambole, C.; Paige-green, P.; Kupolati, W.K.; Ndambuki, J.M.; Adeboje, A. (Case Studies in Construction Materials - Elsevier, 2019)
    This study investigated chemical, physical-mechanical and environmental characteristics of weathered blast furnace slag (WBFS) and freshly produced slag (FBFS) for their potential utilisation as granular road base and ...
  • Stabilization of lateritic soil with pulverized palm kernel shell (PPKS) for road construction 

    Adeboje, A.; Kupolati, W.; Sadiku, E.; Ndambuki, J.; Kambole, C.; Ogunleye, O. (African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    This paper discusses the stabilization of lateritic soil with pulverized palm kernel shell (PPKS), an agricultural waste, for road construction. Samples oflateritic soil with the additionof 5.00–12.50%PPKS at an increment ...
  • Utilization of pulverized cow bone (PCB) for stabilizing lateritic soil for road work 

    Adeboje, Adeyemi; Kupolati, Williams; Sadiku, Rotimi; Ndambuki, Julius; Yussuf, Dolapo; Kambole, Chewe (African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Taylor and Francis, 2017-07-26)
    This research explored the possibility of improving the engineering properties of lateritic soil with pulverized cow bone (PCB), a processed animal waste obtained from slaughtered cows, for road construction. The effects ...
  • Basic oxygen furnace slag for road pavements: A review of material characteristics and performance for effective utilisation in southern Africa 

    Kambole, C.; Paige-Green, P.; Kupolati, W.K.; Ndambuki, J.M.; Adeboje, A.O. (Elsevier, 2017-05)
    Basic oxygen furnace (BOF) slag aggregates exhibit several favourable technical and environmental characteristics compared with natural stone aggregates, making them potentially valuable road construction materials. BOF ...
  • Integration of Non-Motorized Transportation to Rosslyn and Ga-Rankuwa Corridor of Tshwane, South Africa 

    Jantjies, M.; Ndambuki, J.; Kupolati, W.; Adeboje, A.; Kambole, C. (Covenant University, 2017-06)
    The requirements of sustainable transportation system are safety, affordability, accessibility and convenience. A sustainable transportation system connects various transport modes to enhance efficient movement. It is ...
  • Ameliorating Traffic Congestion and Impact on Climate Change with Park and Ride Transport 

    Rikho, J.; Ndambuki, J.; Kupolati, W.; Adeboje, A.; Kambole, C. (Covenant University, 2017)
    Traffic congestion occur as more vehicles ply the road and result in reduced travel speed, increased travel time, unnecessary queuing, obstruction on travel path and impediment to traffic flow. Thirteen per cent of greenhouse ...
  • Evaluation of Rice Husk Ash Stabilized Lateritic Soil as Sub-base in Road Construction 

    Alabi, A.B.; Olutaiwo, A.O.; Adeboje, A.O. (Sciencedomain international, 2015)
    Laboratory experiments were conducted and the results were analyzed for rice husk ash (RHA) stabilization of laterite soils for utilization as sub base materials in road construction. The index properties classified the ...
  • Effects of Soldier-Ant Mound (SAM) on the Strength Characteristics of Lateritic Clay Soils 

    Ogundalu, A.O.; Adeboje, A.O.; Adelaja, F. (Sciencedomain international, 2014)
    The aim of this work is to investigate the effect of Soldier-Ant Mound (SAM) on the strength characteristics of lateritic clay soils in order to improve their poor geotechnical properties for road pavement construction. ...
  • Engineering Properties of Unused and Cement Stabilized Used Lateritic Soils 

    Adeboje, A.O.; Olaniyan, O.S.; Oladeji, O.S.; Osuolale, O.S. (University of Ilorin, 2013)
    The practice of building local housing units with laterite is common in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. This practice helps to reduce the rising cost of building construction. This paper investigates the engineering properties ...
  • Assessment of road accidents in Nigeria (a case study of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway) 

    Adeboje, A.O.; Olutaiwo, A.O.; Adedimila, A.S. (Nigerian society of Engineer, 2013-06)
    Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is infamous for high accident rate, leading to loss of innocent lives. The contributions of human, road, vehicle and environmental factors to these road accidents were examined. A comprehensive ...
  • Potential of Pulverized Bone as a Pozzolanic material. 

    Falade, F.; Ikponmwosa, E.; Fapohunda, C (2012-06)
    This paper presents the results of a study on the potential use of pulverized bone (PB) as a pozzolanic material and supplementary cementing material in the production of concrete. Tests were ...
  • Collapse Of Buildings In Nigeria: 

    Falade, F.A.; Iheonu, E.E.; Dede, S; Sulymon, N.A.; Egege, C.C.; Mozea, M.N. (2011-10)
  • Low-Cost Construction Through The Use Of Pulverized Bone Foamed Aerated Concrete (PB-FAC). 

    Falade, F.; Ikponmwosa, E.; Fapohunda, C. (2010)
    Provision of affordable housing especially, for low-income earners, which forms the majority or the population. continues to be elusive in the nations of world. The major reason given for this is the high cost of building ...
  • Scope of Bamboo Reinforcement in Concrete Beams For Low- Cost Housing. 

    Falade, F.; Ikponmwosa, E. (Nigerian Building And Road Research Institute (NBRRI)., 2006-12)
    This paper investigates the extent to which bamboo reinforcement can be used in concrete beams for low-cost housing. Beams of uniform cross sectional area (225x450mm) were designed to BS 8110. They were simply supported ...
  • Investigation Of Some Structural Properties Of Foamed Aerated Concrete. 

    Falade, F.; Ikponmwosa, E.E; Arogundade, A. (2011-03)
    This paper reports on the laboratory assessment of some structural properties of foamed aerated concrete. The properties examined are density, compressive strength and water absorption capacity. The variables are: curing ...
  • Influence of Water/Cement Ratios and Mix Proportions on Workability and Characteristic Strength of Concrete Containing Laterite Fine Aggregate 

    Falade, F. (Pergamon Press PLC., 1994)
    This paper examines the variation of work ability and characteristic strength of laterized concrete (concrete containing laterite fine aggregate instead of sand) with different water/cement ratios and mix proportions. Four ...

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