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STAREHE GIRLS' CENTRE VISIT CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

48 Starehe Girls' Centre Physics students in form 3 and form 4 visited the Hydraulics Lab during their visit at the Department of Civil and construction Engineering, University of Nairobi with an aim of understanding more about engineering to help them make appropriate career choices. These students were accompanied  by their 2 teachers

ASSESMENT OF STONE CRUSHING CHARACTERISTICS AND DEVELOPMENT OF A STONE CRUSHER FOR SMALL SCALE ENTREPRENEURS.

ABSTRACT.
In Civil Engineering and Construction Industry, crushed stones are known as aggregates and are the basic materials in modern construction work. The current methods for crushing stones to produce aggregates are characterized by the use of large, expensive and centralised crushing plants, which are beyond the reach of small scale entrepreneurs. In addition, such centralized plants are often located too far away from the point of use of aggregates leading to prohibitively high cost of the same.

"Environmental Effects of the Inclusion of Insects Larvae in Chicken Feed."

Our Master of Science student Ms. Mariana Wanza has been seconded to ICIPE where she will study the "Environmental Effects of the Inclusion of Insects Larvae in Chicken Feed."

This project is a collaboration between department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering with our sister department at JKUAT and ICIPE, represented by Dr. D. O. Mbuge, Dr. Mutwiwa and Dr. Tanga respectively

A horizontal Axis Pedal Powered Concrete Mixer

Background and Justification of the project Provide sufficient background information related to this innovation/invention indicating the most recent information from relevant literature and justifying the need to undertake the project Concrete mixing can be done, either manually, with the use of such simple tools as ashovel and board or wheel-barrow, or by use of a power-driven concrete mixer.

BIC ART MASTER AFRICA 2019 CHALLENGE

Students at the School were presented with an opportunity of becoming the Bic Art Master Africa during 

the launch of the  2019 challenge. A team from Bic shared the details of the contest while gifting the students

with Bic products during their class  interaction. The graphics students were particularly encouraged to take up

the challenge as this will give them a chance for global exposure with Bic Art Collection. 

The contest encourages all ball pen artists across Africa to showcase their creativity while