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Browsing Mechanical Engineering Staff Publications by Creator "Mushiri, Tawanda"

Browsing Mechanical Engineering Staff Publications by Creator "Mushiri, Tawanda"

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  • Mushiri, Tawanda; Gutsa, Brighton; Mbohwa, Charles (IEOM Society International, 2013-04-11)
    Rice is a crop of growing importance in Zimbabwe but with a production of only 700 metric tonnes. This is because in wetlands it is largely grown by broadcasting of seeds and seedlings; and manual transplanting of seedlings. ...
  • Mushiri, Tawanda; Mugodo, Peterson; Mbohwa, Charles (IEOM Society International, 2017-04-11)
    This paper seeks to carry out the design of a pelleting machine with a capacity of 900kg per hour for the Company X. Apparently the boilers at the plant are using wood chips, a by-product from the milling operations as ...
  • Shoko, Alimon Z.; Mushiri, Tawanda (Mechanical engineering, 2017-06)
    Groundnut is predominantly grown by communal farmers in Zimbabwe. The price of shelled kernel is approximately double that of pod. Hand shelling of peanuts is a time consuming and laborious process which is mostly used in ...
  • Mushiri, Tawanda; Shumba, Definite; mbohwa, Charles (IEOM Society International, 2017-04-11)
    This paper seeks to carry out design of a small scale electrically powered bending machine for a developing nation, case for Zimbabwe. The bending of metal is of great importance in the manufacture of products such as nut ...
  • Mukucha, Kundayi, V.; Hove, Tawanda; Mushiri, Tawanda (2017)
    In this research, a hybrid solar photovoltaic micro power system that would improve the power supply reliability to desirable levels at the least possible cost was designed for Arundel Boarding House in Mount Pleasant ...