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  • Dzogbewu, T.C.; Yadroitsev, I.; Krakhmalev, P.; Yadroitsava, I.; Du Plessis, A. (Solid Freeform Fabrication 2017: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium–An Additive Manufacturing Conference, 2017)
    Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) is a manufacturing method with the advantage that it can produce objects of complex geometry. Additionally, it opens great opportunities to synthesize new materials from elemental powder using an ...
  • Kusakana, K (IEEE Xplore: Domestic Use of Energy (DUE), 2016 International Conference, 2016)
    In this work, the optimal power scheduling for a grid-connected hydrokinetic-battery hybrid system is proposed to sufficiently explore hidrokinetic energy and to benefit customers at demand side. The developed model ...
  • Bokabo, B.; Kusakana, K. (IEEE Xplore: Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy (ICUE), 2016 International Conference, )
    The present paper develops a model to optimize the daily operation of a hybrid energy system consisting of a photovoltaic unit, a wind unit, a pumped hydro storage system and a diesel generator. The main purpose of the ...
  • Venter, Marisa (UNISA: ISTE Conference Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2016)
    Perceived enjoyment is often reckoned as one of the most important factors influencing consumer behavior in educational learning material. Without the educational application providing a positive experience, children are ...
  • Venter, Marisa; de Wet, Lizette; Swart, James (UNISA: ISTE Conference Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2016)
    Mobile is full of exciting technologies, and approaches that can help us transform how we teach, work (Stead, 2014). This statement aptly points to the current global trends where many teachers and parents are turning ...
  • Das, Dillip Kumar (5THCMCONFERENCE,NOV, 2016)
    Evidence from the literature suggests that the causes of delays in construction are well researched. Client, contractor, consultant, design, equipment and material related aspects have varied influence on the occurrence ...
  • Monyane, Thabiso; Awuzie, Bankole; Emuze, Fidelis (DII-2017-031, 2017)
    This study sought to identify the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for monitoring the implementation performance of lean construction (LC) practices in South Africa. Given the limited penetration of the LC concepts and ...
  • Bashingi, Ndakhona; Mohamed, Mostafa Hassan (21st Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development, 2016)
    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 ...
  • Bashingi, N; Hassan, M Mostafa; Masinde, M. (SURT Research group: Department of Civil Engineering1,2,Department of Information Technology, Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa, 2015)
    InformationCommunicationTechnologies(ICTs)arebecomingahugepartofthepublictransportationsystemsallovertheworld.ICTsinpublictransportation,alsoknownasIntelligentTransportationSystemsarerelativelynewinSouthAfricaandevenunhe ...
  • Bashingi, N; HASSAN, M MOSTAFA (Proceedings of the 35th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC 2016), 2016)
    Reliability and accessibility of public transportation are major concerns. ICT based demand responsive schemes can be the ultimate solution to these problems. Even though Demand Responsive Transportation solutions have ...
  • Gopinath, Rakesh; Alexander, Mark; Beushausen, Hans (2nd International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Age Cracking and Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures (EAC2), 2017)
    Corrosion of reinforcing steel is the result of poor durability performance of reinforced concrete structures. Carbonation of concrete caused by the diffusion of carbon dioxide into the concrete is one of the major factors ...
  • Sithole, Y; Kotze, B (24th Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, 26 - 28 January 2016, Vereeniging, South Africa, 2016)
    The development of a software application to plot protection coordination curves and provide a distance to fault locator is presented in this paper. The purpose of the application is to aid fault location in power systems. ...
  • Swart, James; Olwagen, Lienie; Greyling, Cameron; Luwes, Nicolaas (IEEE Xplore: IEEE AFRICON, 2017)
    Universities of Technology must enable students to acquire the necessary knowledge (theory), workplace skills (practice), and graduate attributes (theory and practice) needed to meet the needs of industry, business and ...
  • Emuze, Fidelis A.; Das, Dillip Kumar (Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer, 2015)
    Safer and reliable infrastructure in cities is a necessity for urban dwellers. The question is whether conventional planning practices would provide solutions before urban roads are labelled as unmanageable sources of ...
  • Unknown author (International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 2016)
    Performance of participants on a contract is important for its successful delivery. It is an indication of competency, measure of productivity and quality levels of the project. Lack of contractors’ commitment is observed ...
  • Luwes, Nicolaas Johannes; Swart, James (3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, 2017)
    The changing structure of student populations or cohorts over decades’ produces changing academic achievements or results. This may be due to a number of factors, including the school education system, the political ...
  • OKORAFOR, CHIKEZIRIM; EMUZE, FIDELIS; DAS, DILLIP KUMAR (International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 2016)
    Improvement of construction health and safety (H&S) is supported by continual performance monitoring and review. To achieve this, the relative importance of H&S performance factors (HSPF) was examined through a questionnaire ...
  • Siecker, J.; Kusakana, K.; Numbi, B.P. (Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017)
    Cooling the operating surface is a key operational factor to take into consideration to achieve higher efficiency when operating solar photovoltaic systems. Proper cooling can improve the electrical efficiency, and ...
  • Mafunda, Boniswa; Swart, Arthur J.; Bere, Aaron (African Engineering Education Association Conference, CUT, FS, 2016)
    The words “acceptance” and “behaviour” have been used interchangeably. The acceptance of any form of technology is determined by the behaviour of the individual towards that technology. Extensive research has been ...
  • Vermaak, Herman; Janse van Rensburg, Japie (Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa and Robotics and Mechatronics International Conference (PRASA-RobMech),IEEE Xplore:, 2016)
    This paper describes a method of utilising a robot that plays a game of chess, against a human or itself, as a case study to try and improve the development structure of a Reconfigurable Assemble System within an educational ...

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