• DAB implementation in SDR 

      Ernest, Petro Pesha (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      The aim of this thesis is to implement a Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) system in a Software Defined Radio (SDR). The physical modulation part of the DAB transmitter for one of the transmission modes as well as its ...
    • Data capturing system using cellular phone, verified against propagation models 

      Visser, Schalk W. J. (Schalk Willem Jacobus) (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Data capturing equipment are an expensive part of testing the coverage of a deployed or planned wireless service. This thesis presents the development of such a data capturing system that make use of ...
    • Data fusion of radar and stereo vision for detection and tracking of moving objects 

      Botha, Frik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Detection and tracking of moving objects (DATMO) is essential for autonomous navigation systems operating in general environments. Dynamic objects must be identified, localised, and their future positions ...
    • Data modelling of industrial steel structures 

      Oosthuizen, Daniel Rudolph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: AP230 of STEP is an application protocol for structural steel-framed buildings. Product data relating to steel structures is represented in a model that captures analysis, design and manufacturing ...
    • Data-driven augmentation of pronunciation dictionaries 

      Loots, Linsen (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates various data-driven techniques by which pronunciation dictionaries can be automatically augmented. First, well-established grapheme-to-phoneme (G2P) conversion techniques are ...
    • A de-coupled level controller for cascaded flotation processes 

      Van Heerden, Jacobus P. (Jacobus Petrus) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Flotation was introduced early in the zo" century as a separation process for extracting valuable minerals from grinded ore. Today flotation is a dominant mineral concentration method and is used for ...
    • Debonding of external CFRP plates from RC structures caused by cyclic loading effects 

      Badenhorst, Adriaan Jakobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study set out to determine the debonding of externally applied Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) plates from RC structures under cyclic loading. Triplet shear tests and finite element (FE) ...
    • Decision making between hybrid and in-situ concrete construction in South Africa 

      Lombard, Adele (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A construction method that proves to be the best today will not necessarily be the best method for application in 20 years. Therefore, with changing circumstances, engineers have to consider all the ...
    • A decision model for the investment in technology to reduce concrete rework 

      Podges, Tian Martin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigated a method to choose technology that reduces the rework of structural concrete works which results in poor quality during construction. The technology considered is identified as ...
    • Decision support for fresh produce replenishment order schedules in a retail outlet 

      Lotter, Janneke (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Retailers are faced with complex periodic decisions related to replenishment orders for fresh produce and the allocation of shelf space to these products. The complexity of these decisions may be ...
    • Decision support for response selection in maritime law enforcement 

      Colmant, Alexandre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the context of maritime law enforcement (MLE), a human operator is typically required to make a variety of counter-threat decisions following the detection and evaluation of threats at sea. These ...
    • A decision support model for passenger capacity design of BRT stations 

      Engelbrecht, L.; Bekker, J. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2012)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this paper, a decision support model for capacity planning of bus rapid transit stations is proposed. Static, deterministic models are used at present for station capacity design, whereas bus passenger ...
    • A decision support model to determine the critical success factors of asset management services 

      Jooste, Johannes Lodewyk; Vlok, P. J. (SAIIE, 2015)
      Business-to-business services relating to physical asset management play an increasingly important role in industry. This is in the context of the current pressures that organisations experience in realising optimal value ...
    • A decision support model to identify causes of human error creating information systems failure 

      Van Deventer, Lienke (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The smooth operation of information systems has a powerful impact on an organisation's financial performance and success. The failure of information systems continues to be an issue for organisations and ...
    • A decision support model to improve rolling stock maintenance scheduling based on reliability and cost 

      Asekun, Olabanji Olumuyiwa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The demand for rail travel has increased over the years. As a result, it is becoming mandatory for railway industries to maintain very high availability of their assets to ensure that service levels are ...
    • A decision support system for equipment allocation in a telemedicine referral network 

      Treurnicht, Maria J.; Van Dyk, Liezl (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014-05)
      Telemedicine applications have had much success in strengthening health systems worldwide. Unfortunately, many systems are implemented without decisions based on proper needs assessments. In South Africa, this ‘technology ...
    • A decision support system for telemedicine needs assessments in South Africa 

      Treurnicht, Maria Jacoba (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The various applications of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in healthcare are increasingly effective to improve the cost-effectiveness and quality of healthcare service delivery. ...
    • A decision support system framework for localisation investment selection 

      Lamprecht, Andrea L.; Grobbelaar, Sara S. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2017)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Formulating localisation strategies is crucial to ensuring the development of local suppliers, which in turn results in job creation, increased export earnings, and local and national economic growth. The ...
    • A decision support system framework for machine selection 

      Nyanga, Lungile; Van der Merwe, Andre Francois; Matope, Stephen; Dewa, Mncedisi Trinity (South African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Selecting the right machinery to machine a part is a multi criteria decision making problem which is crucial in production planning. The process becomes more complex and tedious when one has to choose ...
    • A decision support tool for capacity designing of BRT stations using discrete-event simulation 

      Engelbrecht, Louise (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to investigate the capacity of a proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) station in Cape Town. A bus rapid transit system is a high-capacity public transportation system that carries ...