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Dr. Eng. Mumenya Siphila Wanjiku

Eng. Dr. Siphila Mumenya is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering,
University of Nairobi. She holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa
MSc in Structural Engineering from City University, London, and BSc Civil Engineering (Hons) from
The University of Nairobi.

DR. MUMENYA SIPHILA WANJIKU CV

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Publications


2021

Mengo, WK, Munyasi MD, Mutuli MS, Mumenya WS.  2021.  Flexural Properties of Surface-Modified Sisal Fiber-Reinforced Polyester Resin Composites. Journal of Natural Fibres.

2020

Muthomi, M, Mumenya S, Mwero J.  2020.  Effect of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Strengthening on the Axial Capacity and Ductility of Non-slender Square Concrete Columns, October. Architecture & Engineering Conference. , Nairobi
Muthomi, M, Mumenya S, Mwero J, Mwea S, Kyalo G.  2020.  Academia & Practice: A Case Study of Retrofitting Reinforced Concrete Columns with Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Wrap, November. Institution of Engineers Conference. , Mombasa, Kenya

2016

Mumenya, SW.  2016.  Structural integrity assessment of buildings: case study of urban centres in Kenya, 31 October. ACoRCE Conference. , Nairobi, Kenya: National Construction Authority
Mutala, GN, Mumenya SW.  2016.  Modelling Natural Frequencies of vibration of three dimensional frames under two dimensional loading. Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering. 5(1):71-92.
Mbogo, T, Mumenya SW.  2016.  Portland cement paste microstructure characterization using autogeneous shrinkage and heat of hydration. Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering. 5(2):93-104.
Katimi, L, Mumenya SW.  2016.  The effect of retarding chemical superplasticizers on the setting time of cement pastes in Kenya: A case study of Ready Mix Concrete in Nairobi. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR) . 28(2):184-219.
P.E., O, W.M. A, D.W. N, K.O. O, H.O. R, J.R. W,.RC. L, Njagi S.M., Mumenya S.W. K’A.  2016.  Determination of Background Ionizing Radiations in Selected Buildings in Nairobi County, Kenya. Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Radiaion Therapy . 7(3)
Mumenya, SW, Nyangwachi J.  2016.  Integrated programme for civil engineering and construction management. Journal of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya on-line.

2015

Mumenya, SW, Nganga G.  2015.  Abstracts of past research in the department of civil and construction engineering from 1971 to 2015, 08/20. :1-100., Nairobi, Kenya: Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, University of Nairobi

2014

Kariuki, J, Shuaibu RA, Nyomboi T, Mumenya SW.  2014.  Flexural Strength Technology, of Laminated Bamboo Beams. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Emerging Technologies. 7(5):1531-1538.
Kariuki J., Nyomboi T., MSW.  2014.  Effect of Orientation and Arrangement of Bamboo Strips on Structural Strength of Laminated Bamboo Beam. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Emerging Technologie. 7(2):555-567.
Mwero, J.N, Abuodha SO, Mumenya SW, Rading GO, Kavishe FPL.  2014.  Durability characteristics of concrete containing sugarcane waste fiber ash (SWFA). INCASTOR Journal of Engineering. 7(2):95-114.

2013

Nganga, G, Alexander M, Beushanusen H, Mumenya SW.  2013.  Design for strength and durability, May. 20th Engineers’ International Conference, Institution of Engineers of Kenya. , Kisumu, Kenya
Mumenya, SW.  2013.  Development of Textiles Customized as Reinforcement to Cementitious Materials. Textiles, Types, Uses and Production Methods. , New York: Nova Science Publishers
J.N.Mwero, S.O.Abuodha, S.W.Mumenya, G.O.Rading, F.P.L.Kavihe.  2013.  The Effect of Partial Replacement of Portland Cement with Sugarcane Waste Fibre Ash (SWFA) on Mechanical Properties of Concrete. ICASTOR Journal of Engineering. Vol 6(3):97-114.mwero_1.docx

2012

Mwero, JN, Abuodha SO, S.W., Mumenya SW, Rading GO, Kavishe FPL.  2012.  Heat of hydration and chemical shrinkage characteristics of sugarcane waste fiber ash blended cement. African Materials Science and Engineering Network (AMSEN). :20-21., Nairobi, Kenya: AMSEN Workshop

2011

S.W., M.  2011.  Optimization of production techniques for structural bricks, 06/15. :1-25., Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Building Research Centre
S.W., M.  2011.  Use of organic fibres and cement for repair and retrofitting of structural elements, 06/01. :1-30., Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Building Research Centre

2009

WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2009.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: Evaluation of toughness of textile concrete:. Conference Paper to be presented to: Advanced Concrete Materials Conference at Stellenbosch, November 2009.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .

2008

WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2008.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: Effect of environmental exposure on the microstructure of textile concrete.. Presented to the Seventh International RILEM Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete: Design and applications (BEFIB 2008), Chennai, India, 17th -19th September 2008, pp. 293 -302.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .

2007

2006

WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2006.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: An appropriate specimen geometry for direct tensile testing of textile concrete.. Proceedings of 3rd Young Concrete Engineers, Practitioners and Technologists, pp. 1-10, Cape Town and Mindrand, 2006.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .

2004

WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2004.  2. Tait R.B., Mumenya S.W., Alexander M.G., and Hourahane D.: Textile concrete provides special architectural and permanent shuttering opportunities.. Paper presented at the conference: Developing concrete to serve practical needs, Mindrand, South Africa, 13th -14th October 2004. Publication ISBN Number 1-920-01717-8 pp. 281-289.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .

2003

WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2003.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: Evaluation of pseudo-ductile behavior of textile concrete.. Research Paper aimed at Materials and Structures Journal. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .
WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2003.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: Mechanical behavior of textile concrete under accelerated ageing conditions.. Research paper submitted to Cement and Concrete Composites journal.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .
WANJIKU, DRMUMENYASIPHILA.  2003.  Mumenya S.W., Tait R.B. and Alexander M.G.: Textile concrete: Preliminary mechanical characterization of a new ductile material.. Proceedings of Materials Research Society Conference, Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 12th December 2003.. : Materials Research Society Abstract
1. Singh C. B.  .  August . .

1991

S.W., M.  1991.  Geometrical Imperfections in Structural Brickwork. , London: City University, London

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