• Heat pipe heat exchanger for high temperature nuclear reactor technology 

      Dobson, Robert T.; Laubscher, Ryno (Global Digital Central, 2013)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: When a high temperature nuclear reactor is used to supply process heat, nuclear regulators require an intermediate heat transfer loop between the primary reactor coolant stream and the secondary process ...
    • A heat pipe heat recovery heat exchanger for a mini-drier 

      Meyer, A.; Dobson, R. T. (Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town, 2006)
      This paper considers the thermal design and the experimental testing of a heat pipe (thermosyphon) heat exchanger for a relatively small commercially available mini-drier. The purpose of the heat exchanger is to recover ...
    • Heat transfer to MHD oscillatory dusty fluid flow in a channel filled with a porous medium 

      Prakash, O. M.; Makinde, O. D.; Kumar, Devendra; Dwivedi, Y. K. (Indian Academy of Sciences, 2015)
      In this paper, we examine the combined effects of thermal radiation, buoyancy force and magnetic field on oscillatory flow of a conducting optically thin dusty fluid through a vertical channel filled with a saturated porous ...
    • Heat treatment of TI-6AL-4V produced by laserCUSING 

      Becker, Thorsten; Van Rooyen, Melody; Dimitrov, Dimitri (SAIIE, 2015)
      LaserCUSING® is a selective laser melting (SLM) process that is capable of manufacturing parts by melting powder with heat input from a laser beam. LaserCUSING demonstrates potential for producing the intricate geometries ...
    • Helicopter tail boom vibration analysis and suppression 

      Funnell, M. E. (Marc Edwin) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An experimental investigation was conducted usmg a cantilever beam to illustrate an understanding of vibration techniques and phenomena. The [Tee and forced vibration of the cantilever beam was ...
    • Heliostat cost reduction for power tower plants. 

      Pidaparthi, Arvind Sastry (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Heliostats typically contribute to about 40 % of the total installed costs in a concentrated solar power (CSP) tower plant. The objective of this study is to investigate the effects of heliostat size on ...
    • A heliostat field control system 

      Malan, Karel Johan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The ability of concentrating solar power (CSP) to efficiently store large amounts of energy sets it apart from other renewable energy technologies. However, cost reduction and improved efficiency is ...
    • Heliostat field layout optimization for a central receiver 

      Lutchman, Shanley Lawrence (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There are two methods generally used for heliostat field layout optimization: the field growth method and the pattern method. A third, less commonly used method also exists: the free variable method. ...
    • High accuracy numerical model of the SALT mirror support truss 

      De Lange, Billy (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although a numerical model of the mirror support truss of the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) has already been developed during the design thereof, this thesis focuses on the development of the ...
    • High Octane and Oxygenate test set-up for CFR Octane Engine. 

      Bergenthuin, Johannes Gysbertus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Petrol blending involves mixing of several refinery fuel streams, each with different properties that contribute to the usability of the final product. The octane rating of a fuel stream is the measure ...
    • Hip position classification device 

      Van Niekerk, Philippus Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Robust, user-friendly hip position tracking device that is capable to function outside of a lab environment can lead to valuable progression in the hip impingement research field. This project discusses ...
    • Hollow carbon nanospheres: a structural integrity investigation. 

      Du Toit, Jessica (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Hollow carbon nanospheres (HCNSs) have high strength, thermal and electrical conductivities which allow for applications in electrochemical capacitors, lithium ion battery anodes and catalyst supports. ...
    • The Hybrid Pressurized Air Receiver (HPAR) for combined cycle solar thermal power plants 

      Kretzschmar, Holger (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Concentrating solar power technology is a modern power generation technology in which central receiver systems play a significant role. For this technology a field of heliostats is used to reflect solar ...
    • Hydration sensor development for use on infants in underserved areas 

      Kieser, Eduard (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: To treat dehydration in infants a good measure of dehydration level is required. Clinical hydration scales are the standard for assessing hydration upon first examination. These scales rely on the training ...
    • Hydraulic modeling of a confined gas recirculation mixing system for a CSTR anaerobic digester 

      Vermaak, R. P.; Dobson, Robert Thomas (2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Hydraulic numerical rnadelling and experimental werk was used to develop a mixing system, that is able to satisfy the biologica! requirement of micro bacteria and create a homogeneaus salution inside ...
    • A hydraulic wave energy converter 

      Du Plessis, Jacques (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As a renewable energy source, wave energy has the potential to contribute to the increasing global demand for power. In South Africa specifically, the country’s energy needs may easily be satisfied by ...
    • Identifying the optimum storage capacity for a 100-MWe concentrating solar power plant in South Africa 

      Madaly, Kamalahasen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Central receiver power plants generate renewable electricity by exploiting the energy provided by the sun. The conditions experienced in the Northern Cape region of South Africa provide the ideal ...
    • IEC 61131-3-based control of a reconfigurable manufacturing subsystem 

      Hoffman, Albert Jakobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The South African industry has an increasing need for manufacturing automation. However, the classical form of automation is not cost effective for the low volumes and high variance of products that are ...
    • Image classification from EEG Brain Signals using machine learning and deep learning techniques. 

      Uys, Pieter Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract
    • The immobilisation of inorganic pollutants in fly-ash and other waste components 

      Alberts, Christiaan Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1996)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This project involves the use of fly-ash and its pozzolanic activity to study the immobilisation of heavy metals. By using a waste to treat other waste the cost of treatment can be reduced significantly ...