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  • Hagos, Mussie Ghebreegziabiher (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    This thesis documents the design and implementation of an S-band receiver for phasecomparison monopulse radar. The design and evaluation of the various sub-systems involved in realizing the receiver are discussed in ...
  • Von Hoesslin, Neil (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
    Please refer to full text for abstract.
  • Brand, Dirk   Kroon, Steve (2014)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT; Building sophisticated computer players for games has been of interest since the advent of artificial intelligence research. Monte Carlo tree search (MCTS) techniques have led to recent advances in ...
  • Bezuidenhout, Quintus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A low earth orbit satellite system can be useful in numerous communication applications where physical connections are not possible. Communication time available from any point on earth to the satellite ...
  • Smith, David (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
    The aim of this thesis is to find an a ordable and upgradeable manner of increasing the data rate of current satellite systems. The compression, modulation and amplification techniques and telecommunication regulations ...
  • Theron, Jacobus Petrus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: ABSTRACT: A new emulsion (code name: NW 120) has been developed by Plascon on laboratory scale, for application in the paint industry. It is an environmentally friendly emulsion in which no coalescent ...
  • Truter, Marius (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of dimensional analysis to scale-up mechanically agitated flotation processes and to identify deficiencies in froth flotation plants was explored. The full range of operating variables was ...
  • Christelis, Lorita (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    In the context of intervertebral disc replacement and customized implants, human simulation studies are of great importance. Simulation models need input data. This study investigated different in vivo motion capturing ...
  • Burger, A. F. (Adriaan Francois) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The study reported in this thesis focuses on the development of algorithms that can be used to schedule routine maintenance work in maintenance wards of a gravel road network, This was undertaken as ...
  • Groves, G.W. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-08-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract.
  • Sawadogo, Ousmane (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The scour process of unlined spillways is an important research topic of value in engineering practice. In South Africa numerous unlined spillway dams have experienced severe erosion. This led, in ...
  • Visagie, Claude (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
    This thesis is concerned with the testing of an “auscultation jacket” as a means of recording heart sounds and electrocardiography (ECG) data from patients. A classification system based on Neural Networks, that is able ...
  • Milandri, Giovanni Sergio (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    This thesis investigates practical methods of modelling and control of the vertical motions of a hydrofoil assisted catamaran, the HYSUCAT. The aim of the control application is to reduce the motions, and consequently ...
  • Snyman, H. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT:In the midst of the current non-renewable energy crises specifically with regard to fossil fuel, various research institutions across the world have turned their focus to renewable and sustainable ...
  • Neff, Melany Mavis (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Variations made to the original scope of works are part of construction projects. Varying the scope of works has a cost and time impact, also referred to as the direct impact of V.Os. The direct impact ...
  • Beck, Julia S. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    Estuaries are complex water bodies and differ considerably from fluvial river systems. In estuaries the flow reverses regularly due to the tidal currents and flow depths depend primarily on the tides and not the flow. ...
  • Msadala, V. P. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A study of the state of reservoir sedimentation in South Africa based on reservoir sediment deposit data, has shown that a considerable number of reservoirs have serious sedimentation problems. The ...
  • Van Der Kolf, Thomas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa has some regions which are susceptible to moderate seismic activity. A peak ground acceleration of between 0.1g and 0.15g can be expected in the southern parts of the Western Cape. Unreinforced ...
  • Nieberding, Friedrich Hagen Martin (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation investigates answers to the question: "How does one decide on the approach to implement when planning, managing and executing a development project?". By examining the prescriptive ...
  • Berner, Heiko (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: After successful use of a DSP processor onboard the SUNSAT satellite, the need arose for a faster floating-point processor. A list of possible processors was generated from various selection criteria. ...