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Prof. Gumbe Lawrence O. Publications
12013Development Of Pedotransfer Functions For Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
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22012Service Life Of HDPE Plastic Dam Lining
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32010Analysis Of The Weld Strength Of High Density Polyethylene Dam Liner
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42010Predicting The Service Life Of HDPE Plastic Lining For Water Reservoirs Using Viscoelasticity
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52010Nairobi Solid Waste Management Practices: Need For Improved Public Participation And Involvement
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62009Estimating Water Infiltration And Retention Characteristics Using A Computer Program In R. Computers & Geosciences 35: 579-585.
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72008Mechanical Behavior Of A Hard-Setting Luvisol Soil As Influenced By Soil Water And Effective Confining Stress.
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82006Gitau, A. N., Gumbe, L. O., Biamah E. K. (2006). Influence Of Soil Water On Stress-strain Behaviour Of A Compacting Soil In Semi-arid Kenya. Soil And Tillage Res. 89 (2006): 144-154 ; Elsevier B.V. The Netherlands.
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92006Transition From Brittle Failure To Ductile Flow Of A Luvisol Soil
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102005Gitau, A. N And L. O. Gumbe. Mechanical Behaviour Of Hard Setting Soils Of Semi-arid Kenya. In Proceedings Of The 3'd, World Congress On Conservation Agriculture, Nairobi Kenya. Linking Production, Livelihoods And Conservation. 3rd-7th Oct. 2005. CD-ROM.
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112005Triaxial Testing Of A Cemented Agricultural Soil Under Varying Soil Water Levels
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122004Gitau, A. N And L. O. Gumbe. Alleviating Soil Hardpan Formation For Conservation Farming - Case Of Semi-arid Kenya. Euro- Asia Journal Of Applied Sciences. Vol. 2 No. 3 (ISSN; 14SO-202X).
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132004Gitau, A. N And L. O. Gumbe. Alleviating Hard Pan Formation In The Semi-arid Kenya Soils For Conservation Farming. In: Proceedings Of A Regional Workshop On Conservation Agriculture And Rainwater Harvesting.1st Nov., 2004 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. CD-ROM. Pp
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142004Gitau, A. N And L. O. Gumbe. Triaxial Testing Of Agricultural Soil. In: Proceedings Of The 2004 CIGR Internaional Conference-Beijing, P.R. China. 11th Oct. 2004. CD-ROM. Paper No. 10-1 14A.
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152004Co - Generation In The Sugar Industry
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162003Mutai, E. B. K And L. O. Gumbe. Environmental Modelling Of Poultry Structures. JEAE(3):24-31.
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172003An Introduction To The Mechanical Properties Of Building Materials. Gumbe, L.O. Submitted To The University Of Nairobi Press.
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182003Gumbe, L.O. 2003. Engineering And The Future. American Society Of Civil Engineers. Virtual World Congress For Civil Engineering, Www.ceworld.org
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192003Modeling Water Level Fluctuations In Large Dams
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202002A Simplified Temperature Prediction Model For Potatoes Stored Under Natural Convection. Journal Of Engineers In Agriculture And The Environment. (2)1:70-73.
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212002Mechanization Of Small Farms: A Partial Solution To Poverty And Food Security In Kenya. Journal Of Engineering In Agriculture And The Environment (2)1:34-43.
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222001A Computer Program For Predicting The Storage Environment Of Crops. Proceedings Of Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineering Annual Conference Of 2001.
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232001Simulation And Control Of Poultry Production Systems In Kenya. Proceedings The International Conference On Agricultural Science And Technology (ICAST 2001). 7-9 November 2001, Beijing, P. R. China
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242001Creep And Stress Relaxation Behaviour Of Naturally Dried Blue-Gum Timber. Agricultural Engineering In South Africa. 32(1)135 - 142.
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252000Prediction Of Bulk Potato Temperature During Free Natural Ventilation Storage. Agricultural Engineering In South Africa. 32(1)93 - 104.
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262000Water Resources And Infrastructure Development In Kenya Proceedings Of The Symposium Of Water Resources And Sanitation Management In Kenya. Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu 11-12 May.
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271999Simulation Of The Environment In A Poultry House. Journal Of Engineering In Agriculture And The Environment. L(l):37-47.
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281999Blue-gum Timber As A Structural Material. Proceedings Of The Forestry Engineering For Tomorrow Conference. Timber. Edinburgh, Scotland. 28- 30 June.
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291999Calorific Content Of Water Hyacinth. Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 7-8 October, Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.
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301999Viscoelastic Properties Of Bluegum Timber. Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 7-8 October, Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.
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311999Strength Properties Of The East African Bamboo.Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 7-8 October, Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.
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321999Proposed New Curriculum In Engineering For Agriculture And The Environment At The University Of Nairobi. Proceedings Of The International Conference On Agricultural Engineering Curriculum And Employment Profile, Lusaka, Zambia, 28 - 30 June.
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331999Interfacial Bond Strength For Sisal Fibre Composite. Discovery And Innovation, 10(1/2): 60-64.
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341998Controlling The Water Hyacinth In Lake Victoria. Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 7-9 October, Nairobi Safari Club, Nairobi
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351998Prediction Of Temperatures In Naturally Ventilated Potato Storage. Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 7-9 October, Nairobi Safari Club, Nairobi.
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361997Mechanical Properties Of Blue-gum Timber. Landwards, 25(4): 24-26.
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371997Some Mechanical Properties Of Sisal Fibre Concrete, Discovery And Innovation. 9(3/4): 189-196.
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381997Food Engineering For Development: The Cases Of Edible Oil And Dairy Industries In Kenya. Proceedings Of The Seventh International Congress On Engineering And Food. 13-17 April Brighton, England.
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391997Mechanics Of Cereal Grains. Proceedings Of The Seventh International Congress On Engineering And Food. 13 -17 April Brighton, England.
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401997Food Security In Africa: Options For Grain Storage. Paper Presented At The ARSSN Workshop. KCB Training College. Karen, Nairobi. Feb 1997.
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411997Determination Of Mechanical Properties Of Fresh Avocado Fruits. Proceedings Of The Annual International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 6- 8 August, Milimani Hotel, Nairobi.
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421996The Environment And Waste Management In African Agriculture. Paper Presented At SESAE96 International Conference. Arusha Tanzania. 2- 4 October.
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431995Dewatering And Drying Characteristics Of Coffee Pulp. II: Drying Characteristics. Kenya Coffee. 60(703): 2003 - 2008.
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441995Dewatering And Drying Characteristics Of Coffee Pulp. I: Dewatering Characteristics. Kenya Coffee. 60(702): 1975 - 1983.
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451995Load-Deformation Behaviour Of Soils And En-Masse Grains. Proceedings Of The Symposium On Unsaturated Soil Behaviour And Applications. Nairobi, Kenya. 22 - 23 August.
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461994Dynamic Circumferential Wall Strains In Cylindrical Silos. International Journal Of Biochemiphysics. 17 - 19.
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471994Rural Oil Processing In Kenya: An Overview. Proceedings Of The Regional Workshop On Small Scale Oil Processing. AGROTEC. Arusha, Tanzania. September 5-6.
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481994Development Of An Equation/Model For Predicting Temperature In Stored Potatoes. Proceedings Of The International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. August 3-5, Nairobi.
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491994Quantitative Changes In Some Physical Properties Of Potatoes During Storage. Proceedings Of The International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. August 3-5, Nairobi.
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501994Temperature Fluctuations In Stored Potatoes. Proceedings Of The International Conference Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers. August 3-5, Nairobi.
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511993A Discussion On Constitutive Equation For Granular Materials En-masse. East African Journal Of Engineering. 1(1): 27 - 38
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521993Selected Physical Properties Of Sorghum Grains. K1FST Review. 4(2): 49 - 67.
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531993Rheological Models For Shelled Maize En-masse. Proceedings Of The 6th International Congress On Engineering And Food. Makuhari, Chiba, Japan, May 23-27.
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541992Grain Moisture Content Effects On Pressures In Grain Silos. Discovery And Innovation. 4(2): 49 - 52.
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551990Material Characterisation And Prediction Equations For Loads In Silos Containing Granular Materials En-masse. African Journal Of Science And Technology, Series A: 8(1): 1-5.
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561990Elastoplastic Constitutive Parameters For Rice En-masse. African Journal Of Science And Technology, Series A: 8(2): 15-25.
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571990Friction Coefficient Of Cereal Grains On Various Surfaces. Journal Of AMA. 21(4): 61-64.
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581990Mechanical Properties Of Fibre Reinforced Concrete Roofing Tiles. American Society Of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 90-5011.
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591990Drying Of Seed Maize. Proceedings Of The Kenya Society Of Agricultural Engineers Conference. Nairobi, August 1-3.
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601989Physical Properties Of Coffee. American Society Of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 89-6109.
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611989Mechanical Properties Of Coffee. Agricultural Engineering. A Balkema. Rotterdam, Netherlands. 4: 2467 - 2470. Proceedings Of The CIGR Congress.
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621989Physical Properties Of Grain Affecting Silo Pressures. Proceeding Of The 1 Oth International Symposium On Agricultural Engineering, Beijing, China. September 12 - 14.
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631989Considering Material Behaviour In Silo Design. Kenya Engineer, March/April, 1988.
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641989Drying Of Seed Maize
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651988Prediction Equations For Loads In Grain Silos. Proceedings Of The NSAE/CIGR Symposium. September 4-10 Hlorin, Nigeria.
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661987Energy For Agriculture Including Energy Plantation: Special Case Of Biogas Slurry System For Small Scale Kenyan Farmers. Papers Presented At The Former DAAD Scholarship Holders Seminar, October 22 - 24, Nairobi, Kenya.
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671987Mechanical Properties Of Granular Materials As Related To Loads In Cylindrical Grain Silos
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681983Biogas Slurry Systems, Biogas For Rural Development. CSC Technical Publication No, 137.
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691983Appropriate Technology And Prospects In Grain Storage. Kenya Institute Of Food Science And Technology Journal. 1(3): 36 - 42.
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701983The B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering Course. Paper Presented At The Agricultural Inter-University Subject Meeting. September 5-10 Arusha, Tanzania.
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