Browsing Masters Degrees (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) by Title

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Shunt reactive compensation of voltage dips and unbalance 

    Welgemoed, Frans Marx (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of power electronic converters provides a more efficient, accurate and dynamic solution to reactive compensation. In this thesis the application of power electronic converters to shunt reactive ...

  • Simple broadband measurements of balanced loads using a network analyzer 

    Van Rooyen, M. W. (Melchior Werner) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Balanced loads such as antennas normally require baluns when they are measured. For wide band applications, designing and building a balun complicates the measurement and introduces errors. A simple ...

  • Simulation of the switched reluctance machine under single pulse mode operation 

    Rasmeni, Sibusiso Wiseman (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two distinct simulation methods have been developed to simulate the single and the multi-phase excited current waveforms of the switched reluctance machine (SRM) under single pulse mode operation. These ...

  • Simulation procedure for marker and camera placement 

    Van der Merwe, Andre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    INTRODUCTION: The Medical Radiation department at iThemba LABS provides proton beam therapy facilities for irradiation of intracranial, head and neck lesions. Proton radiation treatment offers a number of advantages over ...

  • Single-trial classification of an EEG-based brain computer interface using the wavelet packet decomposition and cepstral analysis 

    Lodder, Shaun (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) monitors brain activity by using signals such as EEG, EcOG, and MEG, and attempts to bridge the gap between thoughts and actions by providing control to physical devices ...

  • Slotted time based protocol and polling strategies for low speed, narrow band applications 

    Ragadza, Ntakadzeni Ronald (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates and develops some aspects of low speed wireless telemetry applications. The system configuration is one of a single master, controlling and communicating with multiple slave ...

  • Smart transformer communication and application in rural microgrid settings 

    Verster, Cornel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Smart Grid is an initiative to make the existing utility grid more effective and efficient by making utility infrastructure smarter. The initiative affects all areas of the utility grid and all utility ...

  • Software architecture design of a software defined radio system 

    Cronje, Johannes Jacobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The high pace of technological advancement enables the realisation of ever more advanced mobile communications standards with more functionality than simple voice communications. The hardware that is ...

  • Software modem for a software defined radio system 

    Smuts, Matthys (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
    The use of older and slower protocols has become increasingly difficult to justify due to the rapid pace at which telecommunications are advancing. To keep up to date with the latest technologies, the communications ...

  • A software-defined radio implementation of maritime AIS 

    Mathapo, Kgabo Frans (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    SumbandilaSat is the second South African satellite, and is scheduled to be launched in April/May 2007. A software defined radio (SDR) automatic identification system (AIS) receiver is proposed as a possible experimental ...

  • Some design aspects of the multi flux barrier rotor reluctance synchronous machine 

    Bomela, Xola B. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis deals with different design aspects of the multi-flux barrier rotor of the reluctance synchronous machine (RSM). The effect of the different designs on the performance of the RSM is investigated ...

  • A spaceborne GPS receiver 

    Nortier, Benjamin J. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to develop a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver for use on a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite. The study includes an examination of some of the fundamental GPS theory ...

  • Speech generation in a spoken dialogue system 

    Visagie, Albertus Sybrand (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Spoken dialogue systems accessed over the telephone network are rapidly becoming more popular as a means to reduce call-centre costs and improve customer experience. It is now technologically feasible ...