Publications

  1. Kihiu J. and Masu L., The effect of chamfer size and angle on the stress distributions in thick walled cylinders with cross bores under internal pressure. Journal of Research and Development, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1995.
  2. Kihiu J. and Mutuli S., Time and Space Management in Structural Analysis Problems. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, University of Manchester, Vol. 26, No. 4, Oct. 1998.
  3. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Stress Characterization in Autofrettaged Thick Walled Cylinders, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, University of Manchester, Vol. 31, No. 4, Nov. 2003.
  4. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Geometric Constants in Plain Cross-Bored Cylinders, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 125, pp446-453, 2003.
  5. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Overstraining of Flush Plain Cross-Bored Cylinders, Proceedings of the I MECH E Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 218, Issue 2, pp143-153, 2004.
  6. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Transition, Convergence and Constancy in Radiused Entry Cross-Bored Cylinders, Transactions of Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 28, No. 2B, pp343-353, 2004.
  7. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Overstrain in Flush Optimal Chamfered Cross-Bored Cylinders, Proc. ImechE Vol. 220 Part C: J. Mechanical Engineering Science, 220(C1), pp15-26, 2006.
  8. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Universal SCFs and Optimal Chamfering in Cross-Bored Cylinders, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol. 84, Issue 6, pp396-404, 2007.
  9. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Bond Graph Modeling of Mechanical Dynamics of an Excavator for Hydraulic System Analysis and Design, International Journal of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, 2;3, 2008.
  10. Kimotho J. and Kihiu J., Modeling Parametric Vibrations of a Multistage Gear Train as a Tool for Design Optimization, International Journal of Mechanical Systems Science and Engineering, 2;3, 2008.
  11. Kimotho J. and Kihiu J., Prediction of Overall Efficiency in Multistage Gear Trains, International Journal of Mechanical Systems Science and Engineering, 5;3, 2011.
  12. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Bond Graph Modeling of Inter-Actuator Interactions, International Journal of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, 4;1, 2009.
  13. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Effects of Input Speed on the Dynamic Response of Planar Multi-Body Systems with Differently Located Frictionless Revolute Clearance Joints, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 74, pp954-963, 2011.
  14. Kimotho J. and Kihiu J., Effect of Gear Design Variables on the Dynamic Stress of Multi-Stage Gears, The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012.
  15. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Numerical Study of Parametric Effects on the Dynamic Response of Planar Multi-body Systems with Differently Located Frictionless Revolute Clearance Joints, Mechanism and Machine Theory,  Vol. 53, 2012, pp30-49.
  16. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Dynamic Analysis of Planar Multi-body Systems with LuGre Friction at Differently Located Revolute Clearance Joints, Journal of Multibody System Dynamics, March 2012, (DOI) 10.1007/S11044-012-9309-8.
  17. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Modeling of Inter-Component and Inter-Domain Dynamic Interactions of an Excavator Using Bond Graphs, Global Journal of Researches in Engineering (A), Mechanical and Mechanics Engineering, Vol 11, Issue 6, November 2011.
  18. Muvengei O. and Kihiu J., Effects of Clearance Size on the Dynamic Response of Planar Multi-Body Systems with Differently Located Frictionless Revolute Clearance Joints, International Journal of Mechanical and Mechanics Engineering, Vol  1, No. 4, 2010.
  19. Mutia M. and Kihiu J., Developing an In-House Computerized Maintenance Management System for Hospitals, Industrial Engineering Papers, International Institute of Science, Technology and Education, Vol.3, Issue 2, 2012.
  20. Mutia M. and Kihiu J., Maintenance Management of Medical Equipment in Hospitals, Industrial Engineering Papers, International Institute of Science, Technology and Education, Vol.3, Issue 2, 2012.
  21. Kihiu J., Rading G. and Mutuli S., Overstrain in Flush Radiused Entry Cross-Bored Cylinders, Journal of Modeling and Simulation Systems, Dec. 2010. Accepted.
  22. Wanjiru E. and Kihiu J., Optimal Placement of a Piezoelectric Ring in an Ultrasonic Powder Transport System, Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, Vol  2, No. 4, 2011.
  23. Wanjiru E. and Kihiu J., Determination of Resonant Frequency of a Piezoelectric Ring for Generation of Ultrasonic Waves, Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, Vol  2, No. 4, 2011.
  24. Kamau H., Onyari D. and Kihiu J., Recycling of Rubber Chips into Composite Elastomers, Journal of Applied Polymer Research, 2010. Submitted.
  25. Njoroge K. and Kihiu J., An Intrinsic Dislocation Density–Finite Element Formulation of Metal Plasticity, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (ASME), 2009. Submitted.
  26. Njoroge K. and Kihiu J., A Dislocation Density Evolution Model of Metal Plasticity, Proc. ImechE Part L, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 2009. Submitted.
  27. Adenya C. and Kihiu J., Stress Concentration Factors in Thick Cylinders with Elliptical Cross Bores, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 2010. Submitted.
  28. Ng’ang’a, S.P. and Chege, S.K., Importance of NDT to a growing economy (Proc.  12th world conference on NDT, 23rd to 28th April, 1989).
  29. Effect of Concentration of Sodium and Calcium Hydroxide on Absorption of Carbon Dioxide from a Flue Gas using a Wet Scrubber, submitted to International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Ndiritu H.M., Kibicho K. and Gathitu B., 2012
  30. Effect of heating on absorption of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas in a structured   packed scrubber, Proceedings of the Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, pp 91-95, Ndiritu H.M., Kibicho K. and Gathitu B.,2011
  31. Energy, Water and Global Climate Change as a Regional Agenda of the Americas, A publication of National Sciences Foundation (NSF),(USA), Ndiritu et al, PASI 2010
  32. Experimental measurement of carbon dioxide emission reduction by wet scrubbing, Interlink between energy, water and climate change as a regional agenda for the Americas, San Diego (USA), Ndiritu H.M., Kibicho K. and Gathitu B.B, 2010
  33. Influence of ow variables on absorption of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas, Proceedings of the Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation conference, AICAD (Kenya), pp 122-124, Ndiritu H.M., Kibicho K. and Gathitu B.B., 2010
  34. Role of a vertically inclined corrugated packing as column interior in pollution control, Proceedings of the mechanical engineering seminar – series 11, JKUAT (Kenya) pp 125-127, Ndiritu H.M. and Kibicho K., 2009
  35. Effect of vehicle utility pattern on environmental pollution in Kenya, Proceedings of the 2nd international civil engineering conference on civil engineering and sustainable development, Mombasa (Kenya) pp 843-848, Ndiritu H.M. and Kibicho K., 2008
  36. Contribution of traffic generated carbon dioxide to air pollution in Kenya, Proceedings of the mechanical engineering seminar – series 10, JKUAT (Kenya) Ndiritu H.M. and Kibicho K., 2007
  37. An application of iterative techniques to generation of an orthogonal mesh for the study of ow round a single fuel droplet, Proceedings of the mechanical engineering seminar – series 9, JKUAT(Kenya) Ndiritu H.M. and Kioni P.N., 2006
  38. H. J. Onyango, J. N. Keraita, G. K. Misoi; Lathe Stability Charts Via Acoustic Emission Monitoring; African Journal Of Science And Technology (AJST), Vol 2(2001).
  39. H. J. Onyango, J. N. Keraita, G. K. Misoi; Correlation Of Acoustic Emission Parameters With Tool Wear In Turning Process, International JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMIPHYSICS, ISSN 1019-7648 (2001).
  40. H. J. Onyango, T. Shimizu, A. Iwabuchi, M. Uchidate; Monitoring Of Tool Wear Using AE Technique, JASME(2000).
  1. Ng’ang’a, S.P. and James, M.N., Variable amplitude loading in En8 steel, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 2/3, 1996, pp.207-216.
  2. Ng’ang’a S. P. Effects of overloads on fatigue crack growth, Proceedings of the Mechanical Engineering 5th Annual Seminar (JKUAT): Beyond 2000: The role of Engineering Research in Industrial Development, June 1999.
  3. Ng’ang’a S. P. Materials Selection – A chapter in the book “Design, Production and Maintenance of Fluid Flow Machinery – 2000”. Not yet published.
  4. Ng’ang’a S. P. and Ngugi S. K., Mechanical and Fatigue Properties of Shaft Materials, Proceedings of the Mechanical Engineering 7th Annual Seminar (JKUAT): Industrial Growth through Coordination of Research Institutions and the Manufacturing Sector, June 2001.
  5. Mbuya, T. O., B. O. Odera and Ng’ang’a S. P., Influence of Iron on Castability and Properties of Al-Si alloys, International Journal of Cast Metals Research, vol 16, No. 5, 2003, pp 451-465.
  6. Ng’ang’a, S. P. and James, M.N., A simple empirically-based model for fatigue life prediction under variable amplitude loading conditions in En8 (080M40) steel. The Kenya Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol 1, No. 1, 2005, pp. 47-63.
  7. Mbuya, T. O., Odera, B. O., Ng’ang’a S. P., Effect of some casting parameters on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of recycled Aluminium castings of various automobile components. The Kenya Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol 3, No. 1, 2007, pp 29-43.
  8. Mbuya, T. O., B. O. Odera, Ng’ang’a S. P. and Oduori, F. M., Effective recycling of cast Aluminium alloys for small foundries. Accepted for publication in the next issue (Volume 12(2) 2010) of the JAGST journal.
  9. Mbuya, T. O.,Mose, B. R., Ng’ang’a S. P. and Maranga, S. M., Improving the Mechanical Performance of a Secondary Cast Aluminium Piston Alloy through addition of Minor Elements, Submitted to the 12th International Conference on Aluminium Alloys, September 5–9, 2010, Yokohama, Japan.
  1. Genesis and Morphology of Erosional Shapes Associated with Turbulent Flow over a Forward-facing Step. Paper published in “Coherent Flow Structures in Open Channels” by Wiley, 1996.
  2. Interaction of Pseudo-Turbulent Structure with Flow Over a Forward-facing Step. (Submitted for publication in Physics of Fluids A, 1993).
  3. Three-Dimensional, Time Dependent, Transitional Flow over a Forward-facing Step Including Near Wall Structure. (9th symposium on Turbulent Shear Flows. Kyoto, Japan, 1992).
  1. B. K. Kosgey, S. E. Maube, D. N. Wang’ombe, S. M. Maranga and J .M. Kihiu “Effects of Additives on the Fatigue and Impact Properties of Recycled Al-Si Alloy wheels” Proc. of the Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation 3 (2011) ISSN 2079-6226 p 214 – 217.
  2. D. N. Wang’ombe, S. M. Maranga, J. M. Kihiu, B. K. Kosgey and S.E. Maube “A Survey of Quality Control Practices in the Local Aluminium Scrap Foundries” Proc. of the Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation 3 (2011) ISSN 2079-6226 p 80 – 82.
  3. John Gerald Odhiambo; Li Zhang; Tao Liu; Lihua Dong; Yanshen Yin ” Corrosion behavior of Duplex Stainless Steel (2205) in Seawater in the Presence of Deep Sea Bacteria” Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 513-517, p189
  4. Munyalo,J.M., Zhang,X.L, Meng., X.L and Hua,W.S. “Solar Thermal Energy Storage      Analysis of Medium Temperature Encapsulated Phase Change Material” , Presented at the 7th Asian Conference on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, May 18-21, 2014, Jeju, KOREA