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  • Moloto, Percy Kgothatso (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The research conducted in this study forms part of the Phase II process of the Bitumen Stabilized Materials (BSMs) Guideline improvement initiative. The initiative aims to address areas of concern in ...
  • Robertson, Guy Kinloch (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as a design tool is becoming increasingly popular in the water resources field. This thesis aims to extend the knowledge of CFD and determine the usefulness of ...
  • Van Zyl, N. J. W. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Suburbanisation is a world-wide phenomenon and is characterised by the decline of central business districts and accelerated growth of commercial activities in the suburbs. The impact of suburbanisation ...
  • Nkadimeng, Calvin (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The importance of Language Identification for African languages is seeing a dramatic increase due to the development of telecommunication infrastructure and, as a result, an increase in volumes of data ...
  • Louw, Graeme Scott (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    Doubly symmetric I-section columns are often utilised in portal frame construction. The sheeting (or cladding) is carried by sheeting rails connected to the outer flange of these columns. Although it is common practice ...
  • Olivier, Francois Jacobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communication presents a unique environment which inherently di ers from most other communication channels. Due to the varying orbital patterns of LEO satellites the link ...
  • Van Schalkwyk, R. F. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In a first stage atmospheric leach at the Lonmin Marikana base metals refinery, nickel-copper-iron-sulphur Peirce Smith converter matte is leached in recycled electrolyte from the electrowinning section. ...
  • Erasmus, Mothobi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Leaching of nickel laterite was conducted with a solution of ammonia and ammonium carbonate in a closed vessel. The vessel used in this study was designed to leach and perform solid-liquid separation at ...
  • Dreijer, Janto F.   Herbst, Ben M.   Du Preez, Johan A. (BioMed Central, 2013-07)
    Background: This paper considers automatic segmentation of the left cardiac ventricle in short axis magnetic resonance images. Various aspects, such as the presence of papillary muscles near the endocardium border, makes ...
  • Winterbach, Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Energy is an essential part of the world today. It is difficult to imagine a world without it. Modern day households rely on it for daily activities and preservation of food. Industries rely on it for ...
  • Wiid, P. Gideon (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa and Australia are now the two remaining countries bidding for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the biggest and most sensitive project ever undertaken in radio astronomy. The South African ...
  • De Wit, W. M. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    The topic of millimeter wave radar systems is introduced. These radars are used in a wide range of applications in both the aviation and automotive field due to the resolution advantages which MMW systems have above their ...
  • Joubert, Adriaan Jacobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
    The focus of this project was to investigate the working of a liquefied gas micro satellite thruster. An introduction is given in which the significance of the project in relation to the literature is stated. The objectives ...
  • Van der Ham, Gert A. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The trends in worldwide fuel consumption and availability were studied, these indicated a bigger growth in gaseous fuel use than that of crude oil over the last decade. The economics (cost of converting ...
  • Seifart, Christian (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: On the 9th September 2009, the 178 m Panamanian bulk carrier, the Seli One, ran aground off the coast of Blouberg in Table Bay, South Africa. Due to failed salvage attempts, the vessel has remained ...
  • Bulman, Andrew (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2001-12)
    This Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) was commissioned in March 1998 as a supporting document to an application for the rezoning of an ert in Noordhoek from general housing to commercial use. The proposal at the time was ...
  • Schoonees, Jacobus Stefanus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The process of sand being moved parallel to the coast by wave and current action is called longshore (sediment) transport. Knowledge oflongshore transport is essential for the design of breakwaters ...
  • De Villiers, Eugene (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1998-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The flow resistances in the inlet sections of counterflow wet-cooling towers are investigated and correlations are derived for inclusion in a one-dimensional tower performance model. The rain zone loss ...
  • Kritzinger, Carl (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    Despite enormous advances in digital communication, the voice is still the primary tool with which people exchange ideas. However, uncompressed digital speech tends to require prohibitively high data rates (upward of ...
  • Schoevers, Jacobus Engelbertus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Conventional pulse oximetry has limited accuracy in measuring blood oxygen saturation in low saturation and perfusion scenarios. This limits the application of pulse oximetry in patients su ering from ...