Recent Submissions

  • Low-cost high-quality roof construction with round timber 

    Lusambo, Edward (University of Zambia, 2020-05-03)
    Pole timbers provide an inexpensive source of structural timber in many developing countries and are widely used for traditional buildings. The use of round timber has considerable potential in comparison to the use ...
  • A dynamic model for naturally ventilated Low cost poultry houses 

    Lusambo, Edward (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 ...
  • Mechanical and physical properties of plantation grown timber in Zambia 

    Mulenga, Micheal; Lusambo, Edward (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 ...
  • Stochastic Analysis of Wire-Connected Round Timber Trusses Edward 

    Lusambo, 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 ...
  • Strength and Physical Properties of Zambian Grown Eucalyptus Poles 

    Lusambo, Edward (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 ...