Browsing Faculty of Military Sciences by Title

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    • The evolution of strategy : thinking war from antiquity to the present 

      Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
      The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present is another welcome addition to the field of War Studies with its particular focus on strategy. The publication adds to a growing body of literature that ...

    • Exemplary leadership and exemplary teams : unleashing future defence leadership potential 

      Mollo, Solly (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2003)
      A perusal of leadership literature reflects the relatively vast amount of readily available information about leader development, all lumped under the generic heading of 'leadership training.' Yet, according to the present ...

    • Fighting Springboks : C Company, Royal Natal carbineers : from Premier Mine to Po Valley, 1939 - 1945 

      Bentz, Gustav (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Germany’s declaration of war on Poland on 1 September 1939 and the consequent war in Europe not only found the Union of South Africa politically divided but militarily unprepared to fight a modern war let ...

    • The flow of a variable viscosity fluid down an inclined plane with a free surface 

      Tshehla, M. S. (Hindawi, 2013)
      The effect of a temperature dependent variable viscosity fluid flow down an inclined plane with a free surface is investigated.The fluid film is thin, so that lubrication approximation may be applied. Convective heating ...

    • From the editors 

      Esterhuyse, Abel; Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
      This edition of Scientia Militaria, South African Journal of Military Studies, brings three very particular themes together: history, contemporary military operations, and military technology. From a historical perspective, ...

    • From the editors 

      Esterhuyse, Abel; Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The role of the military in the making of South Africa has always been a contentious issue and has recently again been highlighted when the military was deployed in certain South African neighbourhoods in support of the ...

    • Instrument to evaluate to which extent the operational support information system (OSIS) adds value to the South African Air Force (SAAF) 

      Hattingh, Maria Jacoba (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      Since the 1940s, the evaluation of information systems has been the topic of many authors’ research. When taking into account the amount of resources invested in an organisation’s information systems, especially in the ...

    • Last night I dreamed of peace : an extraordinary diary of courage from the Vietnam War 

      Rakumakoe, Lesedi Dawn (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      Many people’s view about war and its impact was changed by a woman named Dang Thuy Tram. Her diaries, which she kept as a practicing medical doctor during the Vietnam War, were published some forty odd years after her ...

    • Life in a South African household, 1909 - 1923 : changing patterns in leisure and servitude 

      Van der Waag, Ian (Taylor & Francis; UNISA Press, 2011-06)
      Domestic history in South Africa is largely an unploughed field. Yet, for much of South Africa’s past, households were the places where concerns about class, gender and race intersected, at a very close, personal, level. ...

    • Major General Sir Henry Timson Lukin (1860-1925) : the making of a South African hero 

      Nortier, Erasmus Wentzel (2005-12)
      Henry Timson Lukin was born and educated in Britain. After completion of his schooling at the Merchant Taylor’s School in 1875 he had hoped to enter the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, but failed the entry examinations. ...

    • The management of information inside the general support base concept of the South African National Defence Force 

      Bester, Christoffel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Managing any government institution has become increasingly complicated as the requirements for accountability; streamlined operations and greater flexibility have multiplied. As effective and efficient ...

    • Managing morale on the battlefield : a psychological perspective 

      Van ’T Wout, M. C.; Van Dyk, Gideon Albertus Jacobus (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      From historical writings to current day, morale has always been regarded as a major determinant of success on the battlefield. The management of morale is thus also important in the South African National Defence Force ...

    • Military Intervention in Africa after the Cold War 

      Ramuhala, Mashudu Godfrey (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Military intervention remains controversial when it happens, as well as when it fails to. Since the end of the Cold War, military intervention has attracted much scholarly interest, and it was demonstrated ...

    • Military leadership development : a model for the SA National Defence Force 

      Erasmus, Willem D.; Uys, Frederik (Stellenobsch University, Faculty of Military Science, 2012)
      The result of this article is an alternative model for leadership character development in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). The SANDF reflects the racial and cultural diversity of South Africa as a nation. ...

    • Multi-detector registration system for the study of multi-body decay of heavy body nuclei 

      Malaza, Vusi David (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      Nuclear ssion is commonly known as a process where a heavy nucleus such as Uranium or Thorium decays into two fragments of roughly equal mass. On occasion however, instead of decay into two parts a process known as ...

    • Natural convection of viscoelastic fluid from a cone embedded in a porous medium with viscous dissipation 

      Makanda, Gilbert; Makinde, O. D.; Sibanda, Precious (Hindawi, 2013)
      We study natural convection from a downward pointing cone in a viscoelastic fluid embedded in a porous medium. The fluid properties are numerically computed for different viscoelastic, porosity, Prandtl and Eckert numbers.The ...

    • New developments in fluid mechanics and its engineering applications 

      Makinde, Oluwole Daniel; Khan, Waqar Ahmed; Chinyoka, Tirivanhu (Hindawi, 2013)
      Fluid mechanics is an active field of research with many unsolved or partially solved problems in science and engineering. Fluid mechanics can be mathematically complex. Sometimes the problems can best be solved by ...

    • Nonlinear fluid flow and heat transfer 

      Makinde, O. D.; Moitsheki, R. J.; Jana, R. N.; Bradshaw-Hajek, B. H.; Khan, W. A. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-06-24)
      No abstract.

    • Optimal control of HIV/AIDS in the workplace in the presence of careless individuals 

      Seidu, Baba; Makinde, Oluwole D. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-06-26)
      A nonlinear dynamical system is proposed and qualitatively analyzed to study the dynamics of HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The disease-free equilibrium point of the model is shown to be locally asymptotically stable if the ...

    • Optimal objective achievement via balance of control 

      Pienaar, Gideon Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Organisations need assurance that strategy is executed as planned and objectives are met, when matching organisational capabilities with the opportunities in the market. Control can give management ...