Browsing Masters Degrees (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) by Title

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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 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • Reduction of the antenna coupling in a bi-static, FM-CW radar system 

    Malan, Frederich T (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A well-known problem with FM-CW radar systems is the leakage of transmitter power into the receiver which leads to the making of close-in targets, and can severely limit the system dynamic range performance. ...

  • Rekenaargesteunde instelling van gekoppelde-resoneerderfilters deur die gebruik van modelgebaseerde parameteronttrekking 

    Van der Colff, A. P. E. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The tuning of coupled-resonator filters is an essential part of its production. It is, however, a time consuming and expensive process. The use of model-based parameter extraction algorithms as ...

  • A reliable telemetry software design for a satellite system 

    Boshielo, Babudi Turcia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: One of the requirements for satellite telemetry systems is the provision of reliable telemetry data to allow accurate monitoring of the satellite status. This thesis focuses on the design of telemetry ...

  • A reproducible design and manufacturing process for SQUID magnetometers 

    Graser, Ferdl Wolfgang (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
    A process was developed to design and manufacture a dc SQUID magnetometer. Superconductor theory is given as a foundation to explain the Josephson junction. This knowledge is applied to explain the ideal and practical ...

  • A reusable signal processing architecture for satellite based communication systems 

    Botha, Jakobus Stephanus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Keywords: digital signal processing, embedded systems, telecommunications, satellite technology. The rapid growth of the telecommunications industry is a worldwide phenomenon with people and computers ...

  • Reusable software defined radio platform for micro-satellites 

    Van Wyk, John Foster (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    This thesis describes the design and implementation of a software platform for software defined radio (SDR). This platform was to form part of an experimental satellite payload. Several other experiments were also housed ...

  • RFI mitigation in radio astronomy 

    Thompson, Nicholas Christopher (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Technical advances in electromagnetics, signal processing and processing power have led to a significant increase in sensitivity and accuracy in radio telescopes. With this increase in sensitivity, radio ...

  • A roadmap towards NanoElectroMechanical systems 

    Terblanche, Eugene (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
    Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) are the integration of nanotechnology and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The idea of this thesis is to give a basic preparation to approach NEMS, a subcategory of nanotechnology. ...

  • Robust multi-H2 output-feedback approach to aerial refuelling automation of large aircraft via linear matrix inequalities 

    Claase, Etienne H. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In recent years the aviation industry has shown an interest in the airborne refuelling of large transport aircraft to enable increased payload mass at take-off and to extend aircraft range. Due to the ...

  • Rotor design and performance evaluation of a PM-assisted reluctance synchronous traction machine 

    Sibande, Sguda Enock (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The thesis describes the optimum rotor design and performance of a 110kW Permanent-Magnet assisted (PM-assisted) Reluctance Synchronous traction Machine (RSM) using bonded permanent magnet sheets. ...

  • Rural e-mail system for the Sumbandila satellite 

    Cooke, Adrian (Adrian Gerard) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Keywords: digital signal processing, OSI layer, network protocols, embedded systems, satellite technology This thesis describes the design and implementation of a rural e-mail system for the ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • The selection and single event upset testing of a DSP processor for a LEO satellite 

    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. ...

  • Shunt active power filtering algorithms for unbalanced, non-linear loads 

    Gous, Marthinus Gerhardus Faculin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis presents the design and implementation of shunt active power filtering algorithms for unbalanced, non-linear loads. A three-phase four-wire topology is developed in the dqO space. Based on ...