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Performance of a Double Reflector Solar Box Cooker with Phase Change Material Energy Storage
The use of solar energy for cooking offers an alternative source of energy to the high cost of petroleum products and the diminishing wood fuel products for cooking and heating applications. An effective solar cooker is ...
Performance of a 2-element plane reflector augmented flat plate collectors for solar water pasteurisation
Access to safe and adequate water supply and improved sanitation is a fundamental need and a basic human right vital for health and dignity of all people. The situation has therefore called for concerted effort which has ...
Calcium Chloride Supported on Purified Spent Bleaching Earth as Potential Adsorptive Material for Air Dehumidification Application
Thecosmic limitation of high humid environment in tropic regions spurs a lot of interest to the developmentof low cost desiccants. Calcium chloride has been indicated as the oldest adsorbent desiccant among chemicals and ...
Potential of using maize stalks for fuel ethanol production.
In Kenya, a country that has not been successful in getting its own fossil fuel deposits, the main material used for ethanol production has been molasses but its supply compared to demand is becoming limited. There is ...
Development of Biomass Wastes Briquette Stove for Domestic Use
(Kenyatta University, 2015-11)
Biomass energy in the form of woodfuel and charcoal contributes close to 68% of the total energy demand in Kenya. The continued depletion of biomass resources has led to the use of agricultural residue to supplement energy ...
Design, development and testing of a liquefied petroleum gas powered tomato dryer with water energy stotage
(Kenyatta University, 2015)
Performance of a modified vehicle drive system in generating hydropower
Micro hydropower generated electricity can function as an effective tool for rural development. One of the barriers to smooth implementation of community/village micro hydropower schemes in the country is lack of appropriate ...
Enhancing efficiency of biomass carbonization for high Quality and quantity charcoal production by using Metallic clay insulated kiln
(Kenyatta University, 2014)
The main objective of this study was to construct a metallic clay insulated kiln to enhance charcoal yield in quality and quantity. This research project aims at improving the charcoal quality in terms of calorific value ...