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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.
  • 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 ...
  • Hybrid motion detection system using DSP and ANN ensembles 

    Moorgas, Kevin Emanuel; Govender, Poobalan (IMECShttp://www.iaeng.org/publication/IMECS2013/IMECS2013_pp484-490.pdf, 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 (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 ...
  • 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 (IJEIThttp://ijeit.com/Vol%203/Issue%207/IJEIT1412201401_28.pdf, 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 Summithttp://www.innovationsummit.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/SA-Innovation-Summit-Journal-2013_web.pdf, 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 (SASEEhttp://www.sasee.org.za/the-second-biennial-sasee-conference/, 2013-06)
  • 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 ...
  • 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. (Elsevierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2005.09.023, 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 (SAICEhttp://saice.org.za/downloads/monthly_publications/2016/2016%20Civil%20Engineering%20March/#/66, 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. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/416483, 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 & Wilkinshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0b013e318286c2c3, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Measuring infrastructure sustainability with the use of eco efficient performance criteria 

    Saroop, Shian Hemraj; Allopi, Dhiren (International Association of Scientific Innovation and Researchhttp://iasir.net/AIJRSTEMpapers/AIJRSTEM15-245.pdf, 2015)
    Civil engineering projects can have significant site-specific and cumulative impacts on our ecological and social systems if not correctly planned, designed and implemented. As we face significant planetary issues such as ...
  • Melt blend studies of nanoclay-filled polypropylene (PP)–high- density polyethylene (HDPE) composites 

    Mohan, T. P.; Kanny, Krishnan (Springerhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-013-7642-9, 2013)
    The objective of this work is to study how the rheological factors of unfilled and nanoclay-filled HDPE– PP blend series influence the structure, morphology, and mixing characteristics. For this study, a series of HDPE–PP ...
  • Membrane fouling characterization in membrane-based septic tank 

    Ali, Saadat; Pillay, Visvanathan Lingamurti; Khan, Sher Jamal; Visvanathan, C. (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2013.796730, 2013-04-15)
    Septic tank is a conventional on-site wastewater disposal system providing only primary treatment (settlement of solids), while offering little biological degradation. To further improve the quality of treated water, the ...