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  • Mulwa, WM; Ouma, CNM; Onani, MO; Dejene, FB (Elsevier, 2016-05)
    Substitutional energies, thermodynamic charge transition levels and optical properties of lanthanide doped anatase TiO(sub2) has been investigated using local density approximation with the Hubbard U correction (LDA+U) ...
  • Thambiran, Tirusha; Padayachi, Yerdashin R (CSIR, 2017-10)
    Energy changes, shifting to renewable, could lessen the environmental health problems associated with burning of fossil fuels and biomass fuels. Climate change is likely to have impacts on renewable energy production and ...
  • Masonta, MT; Ntlatlapa, N; Mzyece, M (2009-09)
    The rapid growth and development observed in wireless communications has resulted in the overcrowding of the radio spectrum used as a communication medium in wireless networks. In many countries, governmental agencies ...
  • Spottiswoode, SM; Linzer, LM; Majiet, S (Australian Centre for Geomachanics, 2008-09)
    The researchers analysed seismicity in two deep gold mines in terms of strain energy release during mining. Mining took place with regularly-spaced dip pillars and backfill for regional support. The mines were chosen to ...
  • Dzobo, O; Tazvinga, Henerica; Mungofa, E; Chihobo, CH; Chikuni, F; Chikuni, E (European Union Digital Library, 2017-06)
    Lighting is an essential service in all industries. Recent innovation and continuous improvement in the field of lighting has given rise to tremendous energy saving opportunities in this area. This paper presents the results ...
  • Masonta, MT; Mzyece, M; Mekuria, F (2012-10)
    Over the past two decades wireless broadband networks have come to be considered the most convenient and reliable means of communications. This has led to an increased number of cellular base stations (BSs) deployed in ...
  • Masonta, M; Haddad, Y; De Nardis, L; Kliks, A; Holland, O (2012-09)
    Energy consumption of mobile and wireless networks and devices is significant, indirectly increasing greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs for operators. Cognitive radio (CR) solutions can save energy for such networks ...
  • Kuchena, J (2010-02)
    This presentation proposes energy efficient housing in South Africa, and presents the economic, social and environmental sustainability challenges it brings. The CSIR's expertise in terms of design, construction methods, ...
  • Aron, FO; Olwal, TO; Kurien, A; Odhiambo, MO (IEEE, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2008-08)
    The control of the topology of a network makes it possible for the network nodes to reduce their power of transmission while ensuring that network connectivity is preserved. This paper explains the need for energy consumption ...
  • Burton, S; Cohen, B; Harrison, S; Pather-Elias, S; Stafford, W; Van Hille, R; Von Blottnitz, H (SA Water Research Commission, 2012-07)
    This guide is based on a study funded by the Water Research Commission with the purpose of determining the feasibility of developing technologies for energy recovery from wastewater. A full technical report is available ...
  • Osburn, L (Green Building, 2009-02)
    Current perceptions conjure images of photovoltaic panels and wind turbines when green building or sustainable development is discussed. How energy is used and how it is generated are core components of both green building ...
  • Osburn, L (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-01)
    The construction industry has turned to energy modelling in order to assist them in reducing the amount of energy consumed by buildings. However, while the energy loads of buildings can be accurately modelled, energy models ...
  • Mhlanga, MM; Olwal, TO; Mutanga, MB; Adigun, MO (IEEE, 2011-09)
    It is everyone’s dream to have network connectivity anywhere at all times. This dream can only be realized provided there are feasible solutions that are put in place for the next generation of wireless works. Wireless ...
  • Tazvinga, Henerica; Fore, S (2010-03)
    This paper looks at an energy performance analysis for a photovoltaic, diesel, and battery hybrid power supply system. The procedure starts by the identification of the hourly load requirements for a typical target consumer ...
  • Masonta, MT; Olwal, T; Ntlatlapa, N (IST-Africa 2010, 2010-05)
    In the past decade, the access to telephone services has increased drastically due to the deployment of wireless technologies and liberalization of telecommunications markets. But internet access in most African rural ...
  • Bladergroen, B; Bischof-Niemz, T (South African Department of Energy, 2015-10)
    With the emergence of variable renewable energy (VRE) sources, such as solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind power, flexibility requirements in the power system are generally increasing. However, what is not so clear yet is ...
  • Bladergroen, B; Bischof-Niemz, Sebastian T (South African Department of Energy, 2015-10)
    With the emergence of variable renewable energy (VRE) sources, such as solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind power, flexibility requirements in the power system are generally increasing. However, what is not so clear yet is ...
  • Matekenya, W; Mehlwana, MA (2006-05)
    Climate change is emerging as one of the most challenging problems confronting the humankind in the 21st century. Global warming is almost proportionally interrelated with the pace of industrialization over the past 200 ...
  • Dhlamini, MS; Mhlongo, GH; Swart, HC; Hillie, KT (Elsevier, 2011-04)
    Preparation of Er3+, Ho3+ and Tm3+ ions co-doped SiO2 nanoparticle phosphor powders by sol gelmethod is reported. The morphology and the particle size of the SiO2 hostmatrix were confirmed by field emission scanning electron ...
  • Moyo, D (2012-10)
    The hydroentanglement of fibres is achieved by the energy of the high-velocity waterjets. This method is highly energy intensive and costly, hence the attempt to study the energy transfer during the process. Generally, ...