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The effect of mean stress on the high-temperature fatigue behaviour of SAE 1045 steel
(Elsevier B V, 2000-06-26)
Specimens of the mild steel SAE 1045 in normalized condition were subjected to stress-controlled push-pull fatigue tests at temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 375 °C. Up to about 250 °C, the steel shows a decrease in cyclic ...
Strength and Physical Properties of Zambian Grown Eucalyptus Poles
(University of Zambia, 2005-05-20)
Poles used for overhead power and telecommunication lines and buildings are specified by species, physical properties such as moisture content, and dimensions as well as strength properties such as ultimate load. These ...
A dynamic model for naturally ventilated Low cost poultry houses
(University of Zambia, 2007-10-22)
Ventilation as a method of controlling the internal environment in poultry houses serves two main purposes. It provides the desirable levels of temperature and humidity to achieve good poultry performance and it also provides ...
Stochastic Analysis of Wire-Connected Round Timber Trusses Edward
(University of Zambia, 2001)
Round timber, as a by-product of forest thinning, can be used for construction of innovative and attractive wooden structures. It forms an inexpensive source of construction material for agricultural structures in ...
Mechanical and physical properties of plantation grown timber in Zambia
(University of Zambia, 2004-07-18)
Zambia is endowed with thousands of square kilometers of land on which both plantation grown and indigenous species of timber flourish. The Zambian standard on structural use of locally grown timber. ZS 032,gives physical ...