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    • Radiation tolerant implementation of a soft-core processor for space applications 

      Van der Horst, Johannes Gerhardus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      The availability of high density FPGAs has made the use of soft-core processors an attractive proposition for the low volume space market. Soft-core processors combine the power of programmable logic with the ease of use ...

    • Rapid 3D measurement using digital video cameras 

      Van der Merwe, Willem Johannes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      A rapid measurement system is implemented using two digital video cameras, presenting a faster and less expensive solution to certain metrology problems. The cameras are calibrated from one stereo image-pair of a 3D ...

    • Rapid calculation of antenna noise temperature in offset Gregorian reflector systems 

      De Villiers, Dirk I. L.; Lehmensiek, Robert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015)
      Antenna noise temperature calculations of reflector systems is often a slow process and makes direct optimization of the sensitivity of these systems a difficult and time consuming task. This paper presents an improvement ...

    • Rapid single flux quantum very large scale integration 

      Gross, Peter Alan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) of the Rapid Single Flux Quantum (RSFQ) superconducting logic family is researched. Insight into the design methodologies used for large-scale digital systems and ...

    • Rapid Tooling and the LOMOLD Process 

      Joubert, Francois (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      The LOMOLD process is a new plastic moulding process being researched at the University of Stellenbosch. The process essentially combines injection moulding and compression moulding. Molten plastic is forced into the mould ...

    • The rating of compound sharp-crested weirs under modular and non-modular flow conditions 

      Canto, R. R. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The compound sharp-crested weir, which consists of two or more notches at different elevations, is the most common type of flow gauging structure found in South Africa. The Department of Water Affairs ...

    • The rating of sluicing flumes in combination with sharp-crested and crump weirs under modular and non-modular flow conditions 

      Bruce, H. G. S. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As part of a previous WRC project, three types of sluicing flumes were developed for use in compound weirs in combination with sharp-crested and crump weirs, (Rossouw et al., 1998). These sluicing ...

    • A re-assessment of wave run up formulae 

      Roux, Abraham Pierre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Over the last few decades, wave run up prediction has gained the interest of numerous researchers and every newly-published paper has aimed to predict wave run up with greater accuracy. Wave run up ...

    • Reactive absorption kinetics of CO2 in alcoholic solutions of MEA: fundamental knowledge for determining effective interfacial mass transfer area 

      Du Preez, Louis Jacobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The reactive absorption rate of CO2 into non-aqueous solvents containing the primary amine, mono-ethanolamine (MEA) is recognised as a suitable method for measuring the effective interfacial mass transfer ...

    • The reactive absorption of CO2 into solutions of MEA/2-propanol 

      Du Preez, Louis Jacobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The discovery that the reaction of CO2 with primary amines in both aqueous and non-aqueous media provides a viable chemical method for determining the effective interfacial mass transfer area for ...

    • Real time full circuit driving simulation system 

      Louw, Nicolaas Hendrik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The requirements regarding the quality of engines and vehicles have increased constantly, requiring more and more sophisticated engine testing. At the same time, there is a strong demand to reduce lead ...

    • Real time segmentation of heart sounds 

      Fourie, David (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The poor state of the healthcare system in South Africa has resulted in unacceptable high levels of infant mortality. Congenital heart disease is one of the main contributions to these high rates of ...

    • Real-time cloud-based stochastic scheduling incorporating mobile clients and a sensor network 

      McOnie, Cameron (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Scheduling within manufacturing environments is often complicated due to the complex, dynamic and stochastic characteristics such environments exhibit. These characteristics pose problems for off-line ...

    • Real-time HV OHTL sag monitoring system based on power line carrier signal behaviour 

      De Villiers, Wernich (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A new method of measuring the change in the average height of phase conductors above the ground plane of High Voltage (HV) Overhead Transmission Lines (OHTLs) was discovered in 1999, at Stellenbosch ...

    • Real-time management of river systems by using a hydrodynamic model with optimisation 

      Visser, Alwyn Jacobus Christiaan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this research a Real-Time hydrodynamic optimisation model of the Orange-Fish-Sundays River (OFS) system which uses real-time data in order to forecast release hydrographs, is evaluated. The OFS system ...

    • Real-Time Model Development for the Full River System 

      Melvill, James Alexander (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      Increased water demand coupled with limited resources has increased the need for greater control over our water resources. The Orange-Fish-Sundays Transfer Scheme, which transfers 700 million m3/yr (as measured from 2002 ...

    • Real-time Software Hand Pose Recognition using Single View Depth Images 

      Alberts, Stefan Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The fairly recent introduction of low-cost depth sensors such as Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect has encouraged a large amount of research on the use of depth sensors for many common Computer Vision problems. ...

    • The realisation of the solar chimney inlet guide vanes 

      Van Dyk, Cobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Up to this point in time research on the South African solar chimney, proposed for a site in the Northern Cape, comprised of determining the structural integrity of the chimney structure, as well as ...

    • Recognition of driving manoeuvres using smartphone-based inertial and GPS measurement 

      Engelbrecht, Jarrett; Booysen, Marthinus J.; Van Rooyen, Gert-Jan (2014-12)
      The ubiquitous presence of smartphones provides a new platform on which to implement sensor networks for ITS applications. In this paper we show how the embedded sensors and GPS of a smartphone can be used to ...

    • Recombinant Hepatitis B surface antigen production in Aspergillus niger 

      James, Emmanuel Robin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: See item for full text