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  • A Case Study on MAximising the Profitability of a form Fill and Seal Machine by Optimising Interruption Intervals 

    Vlok, P.J.; Fourie, C.J. (Open Journal Systems, 2010)
    The practice of delivering consumer liquids in sachets, as opposed to alternative disposable packaging, has gained significant ground in the market in recent years because of environmental considerations, the cost benefit ...

  • Catullus 22. Hoi Neoteroi: Everyman's Verse or Supercillious Snobbery? 

    van der Westhuizen, N. (Open Journal Systems, 2010)
    CASA Essay. The paper judged to be the best student essay submitted to Akroterion by December 8, preceding publication of the volume for that specific year, is published annually as the CASA / KVSA Essay. The competition, ...

  • Catullus en Krog: Gebruik van 'n persona as metafoor vir die kreatiewe proses van skryf 

    Blanckenberg, M. (Open Journal Systems, 2002)
    Hierdie bespreking ondersoek die moontlikheid dat beide Gaius Valerius Catullus en Antjie Krog in hulle digkuns gebruik maak van 'n persona as metafoor vir die kreatiewe proses van skryf. Gedig c. 50 van Catullus word ...

  • Celebrating the Past: Horace's Odes as Aide Mémoire 

    Thom, S. (Open Journal Systems, 2008)
    In Travels with Herodotus Ryszard Kapuscinski writes: "Herodotus admits that he was obsessed with memory, fearful on its behalf. He felt that memory is something defective, fragile, impermanent – illusory, even. That ...

  • Civilian-Military interaction on the Matie campus: The 'Battle of Wilgenhof', 1957 

    Visser, D. (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
    The South African Military Academy was established in 1950 as a branch of the SA Military College, under the academic auspices of the University of Pretoria. A mere three years later, in 1953, the Union Defence Force ...

  • The Cold War: The world's longest war? 

    Kapp, P. H. (Open Journal Systems, 1997)
    The Cold War is a war that was never declared and never terminated. Historians differ rather seriously on when, how and where it began. They do not, however, differ on the fact that it simply faded away at the end of the ...

  • Comparative secretome analysis of Trichoderma asperellum S4F8 and Trichoderma reesei Rut C30 during solid-state fermentation on sugarcane bagasse 

    Marx, Isa J; van Wyk, Niël; Smit, Salome; Jacobson, Daniel; Viljoen-Bloom, Marinda; Volschenk, Heinrich (2013-11-29)
    Abstract Background The lignocellulosic enzymes of Trichoderma species have received particular attention with regard to biomass conversion to biofuels, but the production cost of these ...

  • Concurrent Engineering with Constraint Networks 

    Minnaar, Steve; Reinecke, Robert (Open Journal Systems, 1993)
    Concurrent engineering is a systematic approach to the integrated, concurrent design of products and their related processes, including manufacture and support. It allows the consideration of all elements of the product's ...

  • Conserving Biodiversity Efficiently: What to Do, Where, and When 

    Wilson, Kerrie A.; Underwood, Emma C.; Morrison, Scott A.; Klausmeyer, Kirk R.; Murdoch, William W.; Reyers, Belinda; Wardell-Johnson, Grant; Marquet, Pablo A.; Rundel, Phil W.; McBride, Marissa F.; Pressey, Robert L.; Bode, Michael; Hoekstra, Jon M.; Andelman, Sandy; Looker, Michael; Rondinini, Carlo; Kareiva, Peter; Shaw, M. Rebecca; Possongham, Hugh P. (Plos, 2007-09)
    Conservation priority-setting schemes have not yet combined geographic priorities with a framework that can guide the allocation of funds among alternate conservation actions that address specific threats. We develop such ...

  • Constraint Programming and University Timetabling 

    Groves, G.W.; van Wijck, W. (Open Journal Systems, 2002)
    The technology of Constraint Programming is rapidly becoming a popular alternative for solving large-scale industry problems. This paper provides an introduction to Constraint Programming and to Constraint Logic Programming ...

  • Contesting "Iraq": a Social Constructivist explanation. 

    Bailie, L. C. (Open Journal Systems, 2011)
    Iraq, following the 2003 US invasion, was more than just a site of physical conflict; it was also an event on the ground that encompassed a contest around classification. The reason for this contest – one that goes beyond ...

  • The context and dynamics of the war in Congo-Kinshasa since August 1998 

    Matthee, H. (Open Journal Systems, 1998)
    Thousands of fighters from at least eight African states and several insurgent groups are involved in a war in Congo-Kinshasa since 1998. This article investigates the context and dynamics of the war to determine the reasons ...

  • Convergent Evolution Associated with Habitat Decouples Phenotype from Phylogeny in a Clade of Lizards 

    Edwards, Shelley; Vanhooydonck, Bieke; Herrel, Anthony; Measey, G. John; Tolley, Krystal A. (PLOS, 2012-12-12)
    Convergent evolution can explain similarity in morphology between species, due to selection on a fitness-enhancing phenotype in response to local environmental conditions. As selective pressures on body morphology may be ...

  • Corrective Action in Car Manufacturing 

    Rhone, H; Page, DC (Open Journal Systems, 1998)
    In this paper the important .issues involved in successfully implementing corrective action systems in quality management are discussed. The work is based on experience in implementing and operating such a system in an ...

  • A Cost Optimised Process Mean Set Point for Two Sided Specifications 

    van Wijck, W.; von Benecke, M. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
    This paper describesthe derivationof cost minimisingexpressions to optimallyset the processmeanof a manufacturing processrestrictedby a double-sidedspecification. Two scenariosare considered. For the first scenario,mul ...

  • Cuito Cuanavale - Wie het werklik Gewen? 'n Strategiese en Operasionele Ontleding 

    Scholtz, L. (Open Journal Systems, 1998)
    The Angolan campaign of 1987- '88 came as the culmination of a long and bitter war between South Africa and Swapo. Although South Africa's underlying intention was to limit Swapo's guerilla war to the territory of Ovambo, ...

  • Current Integration of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV Services 

    Chehab, Joel C.; Vilakazi-Nhlapo, Amanda K.; Vranken, Peter; Peters, Annatjie; Klausner, Jeffrey D. (Open Journal Systems, 2013)
    Setting: Public Health Facilities in South Africa. Objective: To assess the current integration of TB and HIV services in South Africa, 2011. Design: Cross-sectional study of 49 randomly selected health facilities in ...

  • Das einsprachige Wörterbuch in seinem soziokulturellen Kon-text: Gesellschaftliche und sprachwissenschaftliche Aspekte in der Lexikogra-phie des Englischen und des Französischen 

    Smit, Maria (Open Journal Systems, 2003)
    Review: Ulrike Rothe. Das einsprachige Wörterbuch in seinem soziokulturellen Kon-text: Gesellschaftliche und sprachwissenschaftliche Aspekte in der Lexikogra-phie des Englischen und des Französischen. 2001, vii + 282 pp. ...

  • Dedication of issue to Gerhard Geldenhuys 

    Fourie, P; van Vuuren, JH (Open Journal Systems, 2007-06)
    Dedication of this Issue To Gerhard Geldenhuys, a pioneer of Operations Research in South Africa, on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday

  • Deeds Speak Louder than Looks: Pindar's 'Isthmian' 4 

    Boeke, J. du P. (Open Journal Systems, 2004)
    In the aristocratic milieu of the Panhellenic games beauty was regarded as an outward manifestation of the ability to perform noble deeds. This connection is made explicit in several of Pindar’s odes to victors in the ...