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Research and Innovation Unit

Recent Submissions

  • Ndakhona, Bashingi; Mohamed, Mostafa Hassan (2016-03-21)
    Information Communication Technologies have recently been adopted by transportation systems around the world to improve their services. In adopting these technologies, the stakeholders‘ involvement and perceptions regarding ...
  • Raubenheimer, L.; Van der Merwe, A.J. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Journal for New Generation Sciences, 2015)
    In this paper we apply Bayes factors to grouped data. Group testing is where units are pooled together and tested as a group rather than individually. The Bayes factor is the ratio of the posterior probabilities of the ...
  • Nsengiyumva, P.; Vermaak, H.; Luwes, N. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Journal for New Generation Sciences, 2015)
    Fabric defect detection methods have been broadly classified into three categories; statistical methods, spectral methods and model-based methods. The performance of each method relies on the discriminative ability of ...
  • Mason, H.D. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Journal for New Generation Sciences, 2015)
    In addition to assisting students in addressing stressful challenges, psychologists who work as student counsellors are also expected to focus on the development of strengths and potential. This implies, amongst others, ...
  • Marx, B.; Ravjee, H. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Journal for New Generation Sciences, 2015)
    Modern organizations are increasingly dependent on information technology (IT) for various reasons: to enhance their operational efficiency, reduce costs or even attain a competitive advantage. The role of information ...
  • Keyser, J.N.; Viljoen, M.C. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Journal for New Generation Sciences, 2015)
    The goal of this study was to research the hypothesis that self-regulated learning (SRL) predicts academic performance in second-year Economics studies. In the theoretical underpinning, self-regulated learning as related ...
  • Badenhorst, W.; Theron, E. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Innovative software applications may prove to be advantageous in a teaching environment. It has been proven that technological teaching produces better achievement in class and an increased interest in the relevant field ...
  • Bihi, T.; Vermaak, H. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    The development of a Machine Vision system involved the selection of various components that will work together in order to solve a vision problem. The vision system was tasked with verifying reconfiguration and the position ...
  • Isa, R.B.; Emuze, F.A.; Das, D.K. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Stakeholders in the construction sector are placing a much stronger emphasis on the importance of attaining sustainability within the industry. While much efforts has been deployed towards attaining sustainable development ...
  • Hertzog, P.E. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Optimizing the output power of any PV module involves a number of factors, including the setting of the tilt angle. The purpose of this paper is to present empirical evidence validating the optimum tilt angle for PV module ...
  • Heyns, M.W.; Hassan, M.M. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Fly Ash is a residue generated by coal combustion and abundantly available, but due to potentially toxic elements found in Fly Ash, is considered harmful to the environment. The objective of this study is to evaluate the ...
  • Van Der Mescht, M. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    This paper contains research performed on the effects of capacitive coupling on overhead power lines under loss of phase conditions in an earthed system. The research was triggered by a contact incident which occurred on ...
  • Al-Hussain, M. D.A.; Hassan, M.M. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    The paper presents the application of World Bank's Model RONET to optimize strategic management system for Lesotho roads network. The Lesotho road network condition deteriorated considerably during the 2000s due to ...
  • Kompi, M.; Grobbelaar, L. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Abstract reasoning involves flexible thinking as well as solving problems creatively and logically. Evidence suggest that especially first year students that undertake Information Technology studies at institutions of ...
  • Pretorius, J.; Gaunt, C.T. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Technical network reliability in electrical distribution networks and the improvement thereof will always be part of utilities and the electricity supply industry. One of the key reliability improvement strategies is ...
  • Honiball, J.; Honiball, J.; Das, D. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Public parks (PP) and open recreational facilities are essential elements in cities particularly in the residential areas. Evidence from literature suggests that PPs have a positive influence on the social and physical ...
  • Aucamp, J.; Swart, J. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    The inclusion of ICT for educational purposes has burgeoned over the past decade. However, preliminary investigations indicate that e-learning systems remain underutilized, including systems such as discussion forums. The ...
  • Van Zyl, I.; Yadroitsava, I.; Yadroitsev, I. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) fabricates parts using a track-by-track, layer-by-layer method in which powder is formed by melting and solidification of single tracks and thin layers. A laser beam scans over the powder ...
  • Vermaak, H.J.; Niemann, J.A. (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    South African manufacturing companies today need to be more sophisticated technologically to compete for global markets. The latest trend in automation and manufacturing emerges in the form of reconfigurable systems. The ...
  • Mckenzie, E.; Hassan, M. Mostafa (Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein: Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal, 2015)
    Research undertaken in Petrusville and Philipstown was to illustrate how nonconventional materials performed as a sub-base. Roads investigated in this research paper were classified as light or low volume roads where the ...

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