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  • Development of green dual polymers for antibacterial applications 

    Nayuniagri, Mithil Kumar; Kanny, Krishnan (Taylor and Francis Onlinehttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03602559.2015.1036440, 2015-11-03)
    In this article, we report on the antibacterial properties of a novel antimicrobial poly(citric acid-co-curcumin) polymer system that was prepared by a catalyst–free polyesterification process. The dual polymer of poly(citric ...
  • Dynamic response of nanocomposite laminates during low, medium and high velocity impact loading 

    Balaganesan, G.; Velmurugan, R.; Kanny, Krishnan (DEStech Publicationshttp://www.dpi-journals.com/index.php/FAE/article/view/1582/1392, 2015-11)
    The composite laminates are subjected to impact loading in various conditions with different energy levels. The energy levels are varied by varying mass and speed of the striking mass. The conditions are low velocity of ...
  • Vibration of a cantillever beam with extended tip mass and axial load subject to piezoeletric control 

    Moutlana, M.K.; Adali, Sarp (Matieland : South African Institution of Mechanical Engineeringhttps://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.saimeche.org.za/resource/collection/808D30D3-713D-4B6C-A8C2-063D436C8682/2014_03_Moutlana_and_Adali_-_FINAL,_2015,_31,_60-65.pdf, 2015-10-08)
    The effect of piezoelectric control on the frequencies of a cantilever beam with an extended tip mass and axial load is studied. Rotatory inertia of the tip mass as well as the stiffness of piezo layers are taken into ...
  • Characteristics of microwave and RF signal filters 

    Ilcev, Stojce Dimov (ABE-IPS Books Online Journal, 2015-10)
  • Improving performance at the Durban Container Terminal through automation 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (http://journals.co.za/docserver/fulltext/civeng/23/9/civeng_v23_n9_a17.pdf?expires=1478162629&id=id&accname=58140&checksum=700B63DD5397BA519A9F7B3DA0204822, 2015-10)
    OVERVIEW The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) a year. The DCT handles approximately 70% of ...
  • The need for expansion of the Durban Container Terminal 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (ARC Pubilications PVT LTDhttps://www.arcjournals.org/pdfs/ijcrce/v1-i2/5.pdf, 2015-09)
    The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) a year (Naicker and Allopi 2015: 24). DCT handles ...
  • Automation verses National Development Plan 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (IJESMRhttp://www.ijesmr.com/doc/Archive-2015/September-2015/5.pdf, 2015-09)
    The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million TEUs a year. DCT handles approximately 70% of South Africa’s containers and generates 60% ...
  • Comparison of two data-driven modelling techniques for long-term streamflow prediction using limited datasets 

    Oyebode, Oluwaseun Kunle; Adeyemo, Josiah; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (SCIELOhttp://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1021-20192015000300002, 2015-09)
    This paper presents an investigation into the efficacy of two data-driven modelling techniques in predicting streamflow response to local meteorological variables on a long-term basis and under limited availability of ...
  • Investigation into the reasons behind panel failure in the Durban Container Terminal - Pier 2 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (Index Copornicus Internationalhttp://www.ijesrt.com/issues%20pdf%20file/Archives-2015/August-2015/131_INVESTIGATION%20INTO%20THE%20REASONS%20BEHIND%20PANEL%20FAILURE%20IN%20THE%20DURBAN%20CONTAINER%20TERMINAL%20%E2%80%93%20PIER%202.pdf, 2015-08)
    The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million TEUs a year. DCT handles approx. 70% of South Africa’s containers and generates 60% of ...
  • A review on research and development of green composites from plant protein-based polymers 

    Jagadeesh, Dani; Kanny, Krishnan; Prashantha, K. (Wiley Online Libraryhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/pc.23718/abstract, 2015-07-29)
    Depletion of petroleum resources, together with increasing environmental concerns, calls for new solutions for many of our needs such as fuels, heating, materials, technical oils, and so on. Because of the ubiquitous use ...
  • Analysis of electric-rubber tyred gantries for a more green Durban Container Terminal 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (International Organization Of Scientific Research (IOSR)http://www.iosrjen.org/Papers/vol5_issue6%20%28part-2%29/E05622428.pdf, 2015-06)
    The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million TEUs a year. DCT handles approx. 70% of South Africa’s containers and generates 60% of ...
  • eMatsheni: The central beer hall as social and municipal infrastructure in twentieth century Pietermaritzburg 

    Whelan, Debbie (SciELO South Africahttp://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0018-229X2015000100005&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en, 2015-05)
    Southern African cities have quietly developed by plugging new civic infrastructure that supported their operations into the urban environment, often with ad hoc decisions eliciting public outcry. Occasionally, legislative ...
  • Failure in the Durban Container Terminal : sheq 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (IMIESA, 2015-05)
    Numerous failures have occurred at the Durban Container Terminal. This study looks at the reasons for such failures and provides recommendations to address them.
  • Evaluating straddle carriers and rubber Tyredgantrys to determine which would be the most suitable container handling infrastructure between the quay and stack area at the Durban Container Terminal; Pier 2 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (IJISEThttp://ijiset.com/vol2/v2s5/IJISET_V2_I4_18.pdf, 2015)
    The Durban Container Terminal (DCT) is currently the largest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) a year. Berths 203 to 205 of the Pier 2 Container ...
  • Basics of analog circuit design 

    Ilcev, Stojce Dimov (ABE-IPS Books Online Journal, 2015)
  • Architecture of optical communications and systems 

    Ilcev, Stojce Dimov (ABE-IPS Books Online Journal, 2015)
  • Maximization of hydropower generation from Hazelmere Dam in South Africa 

    Mashiyane, Thulasizwe Innocent; Olofintoye, Oluwatosin Onaopemipo; Adeyemo, Josiah (Business Perspectives, 2015)
    Harnessing more energy from existing water sources within the frontier of the country is germane in capacitating the South African Government’s commitment to reduction of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and ...
  • A secured access control architecture consideration for PLC based smart grids 

    Mooketsio, Thsepiso; Nleya, Bakhe; Dewa, Mendon; Mutsvangwa, Andrew (SATNAChttp://www.satnac.org.za/proceedings/2015/SATNAC%202015%20Proceedings.pdf, 2015)
    Abstract—Power supply, distribution and generation industry is now turning the existing electrical grids to smart grids, thus making them more efficient in both effective power management and reliability, reduced production ...
  • Reducing straddle carrier accidents at the Port 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (IOSR Journalshttp://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/vol12-issue6/Version-3/H012636165.pdf, 2015)
    Abstract: The Straddle Carrier (SC) is a very popular piece of equipment. These carriers can undertake a variety of handling operations such as loading, unloading, stacking and transport of containers between the landside ...
  • The efficiency of chitosan as a coagulant in the treatment of the effluents from the Sugar Industry 

    Pambi, Ritha-Lorette Luti; Musonge, Paul (2015)
    Chitosan has been used as a coagulant for industrial wastewater treatment. However, no attention has been given to the coagulation of sugar effluents using this polymer. Two effluent streams from a local sugar refinery, ...