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A numerical investigation of the simple, simpler and simplec algorithms for flow driven by buoyancy in a differentially heated cavity
(Meru University, 2022)Numerical analysis of fluid flow is anchored on the laws of conservation. A challenge in solving the momentum equation arises due to the unavailability of an explicit pressure equation. To circumvent this problem most ... 
Factors influencing delivery of post abortion care services in Meru County, Kenya
(Meru University, 2022)Globally, an estimated 8.5 million women experience abortionrelated complications, resulting in 47,000 maternal deaths annually. Most complications occur in developing countries with the most severe morbidity and mortality ... 
A deterministic analysis of the effectiveness of nonclinical approaches in the control of transmission of schistosomiasis case study of Mwea irrigation scheme Kenya
(Meru University, 2022)Schistosomiasis commonly known as bilharzia is regarded by WHO as a neglected tropical disease. It affects the intestines and the urinary system preferentially, but can harm other systems in the body. The disease is a ... 
Numerical analysis of a confined convectiondiffusion turbulent flow using finite volume discretization technique coupled with three linear interpolation schemes
(Meru University, 2022)In fluid dynamics, flow behavior is analyzed using experimental, analytical or numerical methods. Though experiments give physically realistic results, they are expensive in terms of time and cost, and are less flexible. ... 
Modelling corruption using modified lotkavolterra equations and its analysis: A perspective of interactions between academic staff and students
(Meru University, 2022)Corruption is a social vice that has also penetrated the institutions of higher learning just like other sectors of the economy. Corruption distorts the institutional fabrics and undermines the institutional management and ... 
A deterministic model of HIV transmission between two closed patches incorporating the monod equation
(Meru University, 2020)A HIV transmission between two major cities in Kenya was developed and analyzed using deterministic approach. The model assumed truck drivers as agents of HIV transmission and incorporated the Monod function as a saturation ... 
Modelling Rainfall Patterns in Meru and Embu Regions Using Generalized Linear Models and Series Models
(Meru University, 2018)Rainfall is the meteorological phenomenon that is useful for human activities. Majority of population depend on rainfall water for agriculture and domestic use. Since Meru and Embu regions are agricultural zones relying ... 
Modelling of malaria admission cases for children under five years using Sarima model
(Meru University, 2019)Malaria has become a killer disease to children in Kakamega county and children under age of five years are the most vulnerable to malaria. Lack of forecasting using available data on malaria indicators hinders the monitoring ... 
Fluid flow over a moving flat surface with temperature dependent viscosity
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2018)Fluid flow over a moving semiinfinite flat surface with temperature dependent viscosity has been investigated in this study. A steady twodimensional laminar boundary layer flow of incompressible, Newtonian fluid past a ... 
Unsteady blood flow through an inclined circular tube with magnetic field
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2018)In this research, unsteady blood flow through an inclined circular tube with magnetic field has been investigated.The tube is rigid, circular, inclined at a given angle and the fixed magnetic field is also inclined to the ... 
A numerical investigation of the effect of curvature and reynolds number to radial velocity in a curved porous pipe.
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2018)Different irrigation methods are being used in agriculture. However, due to scarcity of water, irrigation methods that use efficiently are needed. The motivation of this study is the increasing use of porous pipes to meet ... 
Laminar natural convection an enclosure with varying aspect ratio
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2018)A buoyant driven flow of air an infinitely long enclosure with a uniformly heated wall was numerically investigated. A 2dimensional, laminar, steady and in compressible flow was considered and the effect of varying the ... 
Modeling Fluid Flow in Open Channel With Horsehoe CrossSection
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2016)This study considers unsteady nonuniform open channel flow in a closed conduit with horseshoe crosssection. Effects of the flow depth, channel radius,slope of the channel, manning constant and lateral inflow on the flow ... 
Unsteady MHD Flow and Heat Transfer of two Immiscible Fluids between two Parallel Porous Plates in an Inclined Magnetic Field
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2014)The unsteady (MHD) flow of two immiscible fluids in a horizontal channel bounded by two parallel porous plates in the presence inclined magnetic fields had been investigated. The flow is driven by the movement of the upper ... 
Modelling Temporal Rainfall Patterns in Kenya Based on Temperature Trends.
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2014)Rainfall and temperature series and their corresponding extreme events impact heavily on the performance of a country's economy especially in a developing country like Kenya, which relies on rainfed agriculture. Such ... 
Estimation of Population Explosion Time in Meru township by Analysing the Determinants Water Consumptions using time Series Mode
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 2015)Meru Town is the headquarters of Meru County and its population has been increasing over the years at an average annual rate of 2.36% per annum.As the population increases, the demand for water increases which in turn ... 
Modeling the Temporal Effects of External Trade Components of Kenya on the Balance of Trade (BOT)
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 201408)The project aimed to assess the export and imports variables that significantly determine the balance of trade for Kenya over a period of time. In addition it sought to model the balance of trade on context of exports and ... 
Vehicular Traffic Flow Model with Driver Aggressiveness Component in a Multilane Road.
(Meru University of Science and Technology, 201611)In this thesis, we outline the Kerner's 3phase traffic theory, which states that traffic flow occurs in three phases and these are free flow, synchronized flow and wide moving jam phases. A macroscopic traffic flow model ... 
Modelling Open Channel Fluid Flow with Trapezoid CrossSection and Segment Base.
(Meru Univesity of Scienec and Technology, 201611)This study investigates the suitability of trapezoidal crosssection with segment base in drainage system design. The study has considered steady uniform open channel fluid flow. The saintvenant partial differential ...