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  • VLE measurements of ether alcohol blends for investigation on reformulated gasoline 

    Benecke, Travis Pio (2016)
    Separation processes in the chemical process industries is dependent on the science of chemical thermodynamics. In the field of chemical separation process engineering, phase equilibrium is a primary area of interest. This ...
  • An Eulerian approach to soil impact analysis for crashworthiness applications 

    Evans, Wade Robert; Johnson, D.; Walker, Mark (Elsevierhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0734743X15300294, 2016)
    The primary motivation of this study was the development and implementation of an explicit nonlin-ear dynamic finite element based methodology for investigating the crashworthiness of small lightweight composite aircraft ...
  • Microstructural properties of lime stabilized naturally occurring acidic soil 

    Bhengu, P.H.; Allopi, Dhiren (IJAREM, 2016)
    Natural Acid occurring soils are very common in regions with high rainfall. KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) is no exception to this. Agricultural wise, these soils are a major cause of poor yields of crops and vegetables, ...
  • Bulk cure study of nanoclay filled epoxy glass fiber reinforced composite material 

    Olusanya, John; Kanny, Krishnan; Singh, Shalini (De Guyterhttps://www.degruyter.com/view/j/polyeng.ahead-of-print/polyeng-2015-0086/polyeng-2015-0086.xml, 2016)
    The correlation between cure properties and structure of nanoclay filled composite laminate has not been studied extensively. Most of the cure studies were preferably done using small samples through a calorimetric method. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Review on the lime-soil stabilization as one of the successful technologies used in the improvement of road-soil-pavement layers strength 

    Bhengu, P.H.; Allopi, Dhiren (Southern African Transport Conference, 2016)
    In general terms, transport infrastructure by definition describes the framework that supports our transport system. This includes, railways, sea-ports, airports and, in particular road pavements. In South Africa, the South ...
  • Catalytic hydrocracking of waste vegetable oil using high pressure flow apparatus to obtain jet fuel range alkanes 

    Kiambi, Sammy Lewis (Chemical Society of Pakistan, 2016)
    The hydrocracking of waste vegetable (cooking) oil was studied over two different catalysts as an alternative way to produce jet fuel range alkanes (C9 – C15). Experiments were carried out in a packed bed reactor at ...
  • Vernacular or not? Preliminary thoughts in developing a methodology to understand the imijondolo 

    Whelan, Debbie (University of the Free State, 2016)
    The informal dwelling could be considered a cultural universal in its global replication as immediate shelter prompted by modernism and modernisation. Simul-taneously, one could argue that such buildings are of vernacular ...
  • What has been done and still needs to be done to skill South Africans to deliver infrastructure projects 

    Chetty, Maggie; Bird, Adrienne; Lawless, Allyson (2016)
    The National Infrastructure Plan is made up of eighteen Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs) each of which consists of a large number of projects drawn from a wide range of economic sectors and stretching across all nine ...
  • The use of eco efficient criteria in the design of infrastructure projects 

    Saroop, Shian Hemraj; Allopi, Dhiren (WITPRESShttps://www.witpress.com/elibrary/sdp/11/1/1072, 2016)
    Globally, the construction industry is one of the main contributors to the depletion of natural resources and a major cause of unwanted side effects such as air and water pollution, solid waste, deforestation, health ...
  • 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. ...
  • A system model for project delivery time and implementation 

    Aiyetan, A.O.; Smallwood, J.J.; Shakantu, W. (Association of Schools of constructions of Southern Africahttp://www.asocsa.org/documents/JoC-Dec2014-vol7-no2.pdf, 2015-12)
    Purpose: Professionals undertake tasks as part of inter alia, the design process, which require a range of actions, which are substantially influenced by the environment. Given that the interplay of all of these forces has ...
  • 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 ...