David Katale

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/3.222
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2508
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Qualifications

  • MSc. Foundation Engineering, University of Birmingham. UK (1977)
  • BSc. Engineering (Hons) Civil Engineering University of Nairobi, Kenya (1975)

Research Focus Areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering.

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • CAD521 Computer Aided Drawing 124
  • GMS620S Geomechanics 224
  • GET710S Geotechnical Engineering 314
  • GET720S Geotechnical Engineering 324
  • GTE611S Geotechnical Engineering 1
  • GTE621S Geotechnical Engineering 2
  • Project supervision CET810S, CET820S and UPD421S

Brief Career Summary

  • 2016 + Lecturer (Civil Engineering), Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • 2007- 2016 Lecturer and Deputy Head of Department (Civil Engineering), Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • 2004 - 2007 Acting Director (Computer Aided Learning laboratory, Faculty of Engineering). University of Zimbabwe, Harare Zimbabwe
  • 1993 - 2007 Lecturer, University of Zimbabwe, Harare Zimbabwe
  • 1989 - 1992 Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • 1981 - 1989 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Ag. Head of Department, Federal Polytechnic Bida, Bida, Nigeria.
  • 1975 - 1976 Tutorial Fellow, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

 

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)

  1. D. Katale, V.S. Kamara and A.A.Adedeji (2014) “Investigation on the Use of Clay Soil Mixed with Cow Dung to Produce Sustainable Bricks” Trends of Applied Sciences Research 9(8): 606-424, 2014. ISSN 1819.3579 / DO1:10.3923/tasr.2014.406.424 @2014 Academic Journal Inc. pp. 406-424.http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=tasr.2014.406.424
  2. V S Kamara and D. Katale (2013) “Dynamic Analysis of Multi-storey 2D Truss Structure Subjected to Seismic Loadings” (Epistemics in Science, Engineering and Technology ESET), Webs Journals, Vol.3, No.2, 2013, 289-305
  3. A. A. Adedeji, V. S. Kamara and D. P. Katale (2013) “Performance indices for a Simulated Strawbale (SB) Masonry sprayed with Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP)  Plasters” Webs journal of Science and Engineering Application//Lyon, WESAE, ISN:  1974-1400-X, Vol. 2, No 2 2013, pp 103 - 112
  4. V. S. Kamara, D. P. Katale and A. A. Adedeji (2012) “Modelling the Prism of Termitarium-Strawbale Composite Masonry for its Bearing Capacity” USEP: Journal of Research Information in Civil Engineering, September, Vol. 2. 2012, pp 228-257
  5. Kamara Victor S. & Katale David P. (2012) “Comparison on the Compressive Strength of Stabilized Termitarium Brick with Conventional Concrete Bricks Produced in Namibia” 4th Annual and 2nd International Conference of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, pp 245 – 254, ISBN: 978-978-922-361-9
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