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  1. An architecture for converging reconfigurable radio systems
    Van den Bergh, Ryan Michael, 2013-02-05T07:38:43Z
    Since mobile telecommunication systems were rst introduced in the early 1980s they have become a pervasive part of modern life, with an estimated 85% of the global population believed to be in possession of a mobile communications device. To address the ever-increasing demand for fast ubiquitous ...
  2. Lightning myths and beliefs in South Africa: Their effect on personal safety
    Trengove, Estelle, 2013-02-05T07:45:48Z
    Every year, lightning kills and injures people and animals and damages property in South Africa. Rural people who work outdoors tending the land or herding animals are particularly vulnerable to lightning strikes. A lightning awareness effort might help to reduce the annual number of lightning de ...
  3. Strategies for the effective use and development of mineral rights belonging to indigenous peoples in South Africa
    Rungan, Sivalingum Venigiaum, 2013-02-05T07:50:13Z
    At the commencement of this research, South Africa(SA) had been twelve years into democracy and two years after the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) and Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining Industry (Mining Charter) became effective. As a ...
  4. A methodology for economic assessment of wastewater intrinsic value recovery using an indirect production function approach
    Reynders, Cornelius Christo, 2013-02-05T07:56:17Z
    The efficient use of finite water resources and measures to extend the service value of these resources in water scarce countries is a pre-requisite for achieving sustainable development. There is constant pressure to explore new resources to meet the ever increasing demand posed by growth in popula ...
  5. Pedestrian detection for underground mine vehicles using thermal imaging
    Dickens, John Simon, 2013-02-05T08:00:11Z
    Vehicle accidents are one of the major causes of deaths in South African un- derground mines. A computer vision-based pedestrian detection and track- ing system is presented in this research that will assist locomotive drivers in operating their vehicles safer. The detection and tracking system u ...
  6. Weak shock wave reflections from concave curved surfaces
    Gruber, Sebastien, 2013-02-05T08:04:44Z
    The reflection of very weak shock waves from concave curved surfaces has not been well documented in the past and recent studies have shown the possible existence of a variation in the reflection configuration evolution as a very weak shock wave encounters an increasing gradient on the reflecting ...
  7. Development of a database of mine planning and peripheral software used in the South African mining industry
    Katakwa, Tawedzegwa Purpose, 2013-02-05T08:21:30Z
    The mining industry uses computers for major administrative tasks, common to most industries, along with a range of applications highly specific to mining where the computer speed, accuracy and ability to cope with large volumes of data present the opportunity for optimal solutions to problems. Howe ...
  8. The development of a vehicle and road load sumulation for an engine dynamometer intended for emissons testing and powertrain development
    Kunninger, Daniel, 2013-02-05T08:26:56Z
    This dissertation documents the development and evaluation of a vehicle and road load simulation program for an engine dynamometer intended for emissions testing and powertrain development. The document summarizes the reviewed vehicle emissions testing, engine testing and test equipment documenta ...
  9. Critical analysis of Modimolle local municipality labour-intensive projects (2002-2007)
    Hlabela, Thabo Zacharia, 2013-02-05T08:50:59Z
    The 2002 Stellenbosch African National Congress Policy Conference discussed and agreed on a short- to medium-term programme aimed at reducing unemployment and alleviating poverty. Subsequently, the Republic of South Africa’s ruling political party, the African National Congress, announced the Exp ...
  10. An evaluation of the EPWP vuk"uphile learnership programme within Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
    Mukanyima, Andrew, 2013-02-05T09:03:33Z
    The EPWP Vuk’uphile learnership programme was formulated by the National Department of Public Works in 2006 to facilitate the development of emerging contractors into fullyfledged business entities which are able to execute labour-intensive projects. This research evaluates the programme implemen ...