• Thermal energy storage in metallic phase change materials 

      Kotze, Johannes Paulus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Currently the reduction of the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) is the main goal of concentrating solar power (CSP) research. Central to a cost reduction strategy proposed by the American Department ...
    • The effect of endwall contouring on the unsteady flow through a turbine rotor 

      Dunn, Dwain Iain (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: With increasing environmental concerns and the drive for a greener economy comes an increased desire to improve turbine engine fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. Unfortunately weight reduction ...
    • Anti-Malarial Polymer-Peptide Conjugates 

      Reader, Paul William (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The primary aim of this study was to investigate an amphiphilic polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-based drug delivery system for the treatment of the Plasmodium falciparum strain of malaria, using a known ...