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Eco-efficient criteria : sustainability
(3S Media, 2014-04)
There is an urgent need to apply cost-effective technologies and methods that deliver better and more sustainable performances.
Difference of hydrodynamics for a VPE with and without mass transfer and effect of agitation level on extent of mass transfer
(The South African Journal of Chemical Engineers (SAJChE), 2013-12-29)
Liquid-liquid extraction offers an alternative separation technique, other than distillation, that uses a solvent for the separation of liquid constituents (Pratt, 1983). The vibrating plate extractor (VPE) is a mechanically ...
Surge arrester faults and their causes at eThekwini electricity
(Engineering and Technology Publishing, 2014-03)
Failures in polymeric housed surge arresters have recently increased. This has resulted in a number of studies being done in order to establish the condition of surge arresters whilst in service, the aim being to remove ...
The innovation landscape of South Africa under new intellectual property management policy
(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 ...
ANN’s vs. SVM’s for image classification
(International ASET, 2012-08)
In this paper the dynamic performance of the artificial neural network is compared to the performance of a statistical method such as the support vector machine. This comparison is made with respect to an image classification ...
Capacity challenges facing civil engineering contractors in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Insolvency maybe broadly defined as an inability of business entity to meet pending financial commitments. For a construction firm, such a situation creates conditions whereby a business entity is unable to fulfill its ...
Study of drivers’ response time in traffic streams
Reaction times of drivers responding to traffic wardens'. signals are important for the design and safe operations of roads. The increased number of road users and pedestrians lead to increasing demands on the facilities ...