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  • 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.
  • Fault investigation methods on power transmission line : a comparative study 

    Subramani, C.; Jimoh, A. A.; Sudheesh, M.; Davidson, Innocent E. (IEEE, 2016)
    In this paper, the authors have carried out fault investigation in Power Transmission Line using three different techniques: Simple impedance method, Travelling wave method and Wavelet Multi-Resolution Technique. Different ...
  • Finding solid ground : law enforcement, key populations and their health and rights in South Africa 

    Scheibe, Andrew; Howell, Simon; Muller, Alexandra; Katumba, Munyaradzi; Langen, Bram; Artz, Lillian; Marks, Monique Michal (International Aids Society, 2016)
    Introduction: Sex workers, people who use drugs, men who have sex with men, women who have sex with women and transgender people in South Africa frequently experience high levels of stigma, abuse and discrimination. Evidence ...
  • Fouling mitigation on a woven fibre microfiltration membrane for the treatment of raw water 

    Chollom, Martha Noro; Pikwa, Kumnandi; Rathilal, Sudesh; Pillay, V.L. (Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2017-06)
    The main source of drinking water in rural areas of South Africa is surface water. Improving drinking water and sanitation facilities alone does not completely solve the problem of waterborne diseases. A novel simple gravity ...
  • Harmonic distortion of LCC-HVDC and VSC-HVDC link in Eskom's Cahora Bassa HVDC Scheme 

    Oni, Oluwafemi E.; Davidson, Innocent E. (IEEE, 2016-11)
    Cahora Bassa, a thyristors based HVDC link transmits 1,920 MW of power from hydropower plant located in Zambezi river, north of Mozambique to Johannesburg, South Africa. This HVDC converter suffer few deficiency in its ...
  • Hybrid motion detection system using DSP and ANN ensembles 

    Moorgas, Kevin Emanuel; Govender, Poobalan (IMECS, 2013-03)
    Hybrid systems are used in engineering systems and scientific applications to enhance and to improve their efficiency. This paper presents a hybrid system using digital signal processing (DSP) systems and artificial neural ...
  • Improving performance at the Durban Container Terminal through automation 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (, 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 ...
  • Influence of effluent type on the performance of chitosan as a coagulant 

    Pambi, Ritha-Lorette Luti; Musonge, Paul (Akshar Publications, 2014)
    The use of chitosan as a bio-polymeric coagulant has continued to attract interest in water treatment due to its biodegradability and non-toxicity. Its ability to treat effluents of high organic content has been investigated ...
  • Influence of high content fly ash on concrete durability 

    Allopi, Dhiren; Zulu, Sabelo (IJEIT, 2014-01)
    Abstract - The use of fly ash products by the South African cement and construction industries has saved the country over 6 million tons of harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Fly ash is an industrial by-product that is ...
  • Infrared heating assisted thermoforming of polypropylene clay nanocomposites 

    Mohan, T. P.; Kanny, Krishnan (Springer-VerlagDOI 10.1007/s12289-014-1183-x, 2014-06-18)
    The objective of this work is to study the influence of nanoclay addition in PP sheet during infrared (IR) heating assisted thermoforming process. The effect of nanoclay on viscoelastic, friction and dimensional characteristics ...
  • The innovation landscape of South Africa under new intellectual property management policy 

    Simelane, Thokozani (Innovation Summit, 2013)
    The new intellectual property (IP) policy currently under development by the Department of Trade and Industry will likely define the future innovation landscape in South Africa. This is in line with the direction the country ...
  • Interfering politicians : the underbelly of local community development within a South African context 

    Marks, Monique Michal; Erwin, Kira (Oxford University Press, 2016-07-04)
    This article examines the complexities of local community development initiatives within a particular South African context, which of Kenneth Gardens, a low-income housing estate in Durban. The interface between community ...
  • An investigation into causes of poor performance in a final level course in Mechanical Engineering 

    Graham, Bruce Robert; Walker, Mark (SASEE, 2013-06)
  • Investigation into the reasons behind panel failure in the Durban Container Terminal - Pier 2 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (Index Copornicus International, 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 ...
  • Investigation of BTEX compounds adsorption onto polystyrenic resin 

    Makhathini, Thobeka Pearl; Rathilal, Sudesh (Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2017)
    In this study, the adsorptive capacity of polystyrenic resin was evaluated for the removal of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and isomers of xylene (BTEX) from an aqueous solution. Batch studies were performed to evaluate ...
  • Investigation of the effects of tray downcomer design on the efficiency of a vibrating plate extractor 

    Sincuba, Nomakhosi Dorothy; Rathilal, Sudesh; Carsky, Milan (South African Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2015)
    The effectiveness of different tray designs was studied in liquid-liquid extraction using a vibrating plate extraction (VPE) column. The effect of these tray designs and agitation levels on the dispersed phase holdup, drop ...
  • Lay-up optimization of multilayered anisotropic cylinders based on a 3-D elasticity solution 

    Tabakov, Pavel Y.; Summers, E. B. (Elsevier, 2006)
    Exact elasticity solutions are obtained using the stress function approach, where the radial, circumferential and shear stresses are determined, taking into account the closed ends of the cylindrical shell. The system of ...
  • Lighting up the future of ports with LED 

    Naicker, Rowen; Allopi, Dhiren (SAICE, 2016)
    Ports and terminals compete fiercely for container traffic. Those with the most efficient operations stand to win the most business and generate the highest profits. Driving down costs is crucial to remaining competitive. ...
  • Machinability study of hybrid nanoclay-glass fibre reinforced polyester composites 

    Prabhu, P.; Jawahar, P.; Balasubramanian, M.; Mohan, T. P. (, 2013)
    Glass fibre reinforced polyester composites (GRP) and hybrid nanoclay and glass fibre reinforced polyester nanocomposites (CGRP) are fabricated by vacuum assisted resin infusion technique. The optimum mechanical properties ...
  • Markers of hydration status in a 3-day trail running event 

    Singh, Navin Runjit; Peters, Edith M. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013)
    Objective: To examine the relationships between changes in static prestage and poststage measures of commonly used hematological and urinary markers of hydration status and body mass (BM) in participants in a 3-day trail ...