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  • Barry, Richard Malan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis describes the development of a distributed ground support system to be used in the small satellite program at the University of Stellenbosch. A literature study was done to determine the ...
  • Prins, Michiel Hendrik Albertus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The focus of this thesis is on the optimal design and evaluation of FI-PM machines to be used with a MG transmission drive-train for EV application. The machines presented are optimised using a ...
  • Sefara, Mamphoko Nelly (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: One of the problems with any deep space communication system is that information may be altered or lost during transmission due to channel noise. It is known that any damage to the bit stream may lead ...
  • Van As M. T. S. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis describes the development of a GPS Based Time Stamping and Scheduling System for power system applications. These applications include Wide Area Measurements (WAMs) of electrical power ...
  • Van der Zee, Lodewyk Francois (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
    The input orientation of the excavators in use today usually comprises two joysticks that control the actuator links individually. In order to perform an excavation task, several different combinations of joystick ...
  • Kotze, Beukes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-03)
    The use of ground penetrating radar, and especially borehole radar in underground mines, is becoming increasingly attractive. This is due to the improvements in the user friendliness of this system. Borehole radar is ...
  • Janse van Vuuren, Frank (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The world's astronomy community is working together to build the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the world namely: the SKA (Square Kilometre Array). It will consist of approximately three ...
  • Booysen, Samuel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis describes the design and implementation of a software based QPSK demodulator with a demodulation speed of 100 Mbps. The objective of the thesis was to identify a topology for the QPSK ...
  • Duckitt, William (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    This thesis describes the design of a high performance, floating-point, standalone embedded system that is appropriate for speech and audio processing purposes. The system successfully employs the Analog Devices TigerSHARC ...
  • Loveday, Howard (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    The main objective of this thesis was to design a hydrofoil system without a trim and ride height control system and investigate the change in resistance of a representative hull across a typical speed range as a result ...
  • Kruger, Gerrit V. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    This thesis documents the research, design and implementation of a virtual hysteroscopy simulator. A hysteroscopy is a medical procedure used in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. The system consists of a ...
  • Rossouw, Cornelius Marais (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    In this thesis the design of a low-cost ad hoc network for short distance data acquisition applications with low data arrival intervals will be presented. The focus is on cost reduction by replacing the traditional high ...
  • Spreeth, Gideon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    A WSN (wireless sensor network) consists of a collection of small, low power electronic devices that can sense their environment and communicate with each other in order to send data to a base station for logging and ...
  • Van der Spuy, Sybrand Johannes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 1997-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A design routine was derived for designing a series of rotor-only axial flow fans. The routine was applied by designing two different series of axial flow fans. The first design was for a general application ...
  • Erasmus, J. M. (Johan Michiel) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This document describes the breadboard design and practical evaluation of a mobile field station, capable of communicating with the SUNSAT micro satellite. A study of existing satellite communication ...
  • Minnaar, Waldo (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Markerless mobile Augmented Reality (AR) is currently being limited by the processing power available on smartphones and tablet-like devices, which also limits the research that can be done using these ...
  • Van der Merwe, P. J. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003-03)
    Ground penetrating radar is currently proving itself as an invaluable tool for the prediction of geological structures in the mining environment. Borehole radar is a specific application of this technology, useful in the ...
  • Drennan, Duncan Scott (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The transverse flux machine (TFM) offers the opportunity of high torque to volume ratios which makes it an excellent candidate for direct wheel drives and low speed generator applications. TFMs have ...
  • Teuteberg, B. H. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This document details the design process of a 97 kW microhydro system for Roman Bay Sea Farm in Gansbaai in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It contains a literature study of microhydro power, ...
  • Strydom, Ockert Jacobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    A refrigerated semi-trailer was designed to solve manufacturing and operational problems. This was achieved by using advanced pultruded composites. The static and dynamic material response was determined. The dynamic ...