• S-band monopulse radar receiver design and implementation 

      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 ...
    • The safety and comfort of a patient during robot-based positioning for accurate radiotherapy 

      Von Hoesslin, Neil (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
      Please refer to full text for abstract.
    • Sample evaluation for action selection in Monte Carlo Tree Search 

      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 ...
    • Satellite communications strategy selection for optimal LEO satellite communication 

      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 ...
    • Satellite data transmission by means of a multi-channel system 

      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 ...
    • Satellite network simulator - design and verifcation using AODV and AntHocNet 

      Merts, Andre-Jan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As access to space increases, the viability of creating satellite networks and dedicated services for satellite clients also increases. However, satellites are expensive to launch and cannot be easily ...
    • Satellite-based web server 

      Maluleke, Enock Vongani (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is a large variety of telemetry recervmg software currently available for the reception of telemetry information from different satellites. Most of the software used in receiving telemetry data ...
    • SAURAN : a new resource for solar radiometric data in Southern Africa 

      Brooks, Michael J.; Du Clou, Sven; Van Niekerk, Wikus L.; Gauche, Paul; Leonard, Corli; Mouzouris, Michael J.; Meyer, Riaan; Van der Westhuizen, Nic; Van Dyk, Ernest E.; Vorster, Frederik J. (Energy Research Centre, 2015)
      A new resource for sun strength data in Southern Africa has been established with the commissioning of a regional network of solar monitoring stations. The Southern African Universities Radiometric Network (SAURAN) is an ...
    • Saving on household electric water heating : what works best and by how much 

      Nel, P. J. C.; Booysen, Marthinus J.; Van der Merwe, B. (IEEE, 2017-12)
      Electric heating of water for domestic use is a substantial component of total household energy costs. Thermal energy in a water heater is either used (as warm water) or lost to the environment. Various approaches to ...
    • Saving on household electric water heating : what works best and by how much? 

      Nel, P. J. C.; Booysen, M. J.; Van der Merwe, B. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017)
      Electric heating of water for domestic use is a substantial component of total household energy costs. Thermal energy in a water heater is either used (as warm water) or lost to the environment. Various approaches to reduce ...
    • Scalability of fixed-radius searching in meshless methods for heterogeneous architectures 

      Pols, LeRoi Vincent (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this thesis we set out to design an algorithm for solving the all-pairs fixed-radius nearest neighbours search problem for a massively parallel heterogeneous system. The all-pairs search problem is ...
    • Scale model validation of QUAYSIM and WAVESCAT numerical models of ship motions 

      Eigelaar, Lerika Susan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Various numerical modelling software packages are available for predicting moored ship motions and forces. The focus of this study was to validate the numerical models QUAYSIM and WAVESCAT and how these ...
    • Scale-up and control of a multi-component emulsion polymerization system 

      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 ...
    • Scale-up of mechanically agitated flotation processes based on the principles of dimensional similitude 

      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 ...
    • Scanning and motion capturing of vertebral kinematics 

      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 ...
    • Scenario modelling for short to long term rollout of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in South Africa 

      Auret, Christina (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa is currently in the process of greatly expanding its electricity generating infrastructure. A significant portion of the new capacity will be made up out of renewable energy systems. The ...
    • Scheduling algorithms for routine maintenance of roads in maintenance wards of a gravel road network 

      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 ...
    • Scheduling evenly spaced routes in networks 

      Groves, G.W. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-08-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract.
    • Scheduling program based on the theory of constraints 

      Malherbe, Johannes Louw (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The goal of this thesis is to provide a stepping-stone for the design and development of a software package that implements the Goal System Algorithm, based on the Theory of Constraints (TOC). This ...
    • Scheduling sequence-dependent colour printing jobs 

      Schuurman, J.; Van Vuuren, J. H. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A scheduling problem in the colour printing industry is considered in this paper. The problem is to find an optimal assignment of print jobs to each of a set of colour printers, as well as an optimal ...