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  • Focke, WW; Muiambo, H; Mhike, W; Kruger, HJ; Ofosu, O (Elsevier, 2014-02)
    The utility of expandable graphite as a flame retardant for PVC, plasticized with 60 phr of a phosphate ester, was investigated. Cone calorimeter results, at a radiant flux of 35 kW m 2, revealed that adding only 5 wt.% ...
  • White, WJ; Barker, D; Sutherland, A (DTI and CSIR, 2013-04)
    The hazards involved in taking an aircraft from concept design to first flight are not fully comprehended by non-flight test qualified pilots. The FAA published and Aeronautical Circular with basic guidelines. This work ...
  • Barker, D (IASSA 2015, 2015-09)
    Des Barker test flies the turbopropconverted FOCKE WULF PIAGGIO P149D-TP This flight test report presents a limited overview of some of the results of the flight test programme conducted on the Piaggio P149D TP aircraft ...
  • Barker, D (World Airnews Magazine, 2015-12)
    It’s a story of following one’s dream. Belonging to Werner Heiml, ZU-SFP originated from Germany where it was used as a basic trainer in the Luftwaffe. The P149D was originally developed and manufactured by Piaggio & Co, ...
  • Mittal, H; Jindal, R; Kaith, BS; Maity, A; Ray, SS (Elsevier, 2015-01)
    This study reports the microwave-assisted synthesis of gum-ghatti (Gg)-grafted poly(acrylamide-co-methacrylic acid) (AAm-co-MAA) hydrogels for the development of biodegradable flocculants and adsorbents. The synthesized ...
  • Vining, KJ; Romanel, E; Jones, RC; Alves-Ferreira, M; Hefer, CA; Amarasinghe, V; Dharmawardhana, P; Naithani, S; Ranik, M; Wesley-Smith, J; Solomon, L; Jaiswal, P; Myburg, AA; Strauss, ST (Wiley, 2015-10)
    As a step toward functional annotation of genes required for floral initiation and development within the Eucalyptus genome, we used short read sequencing to analyze transcriptomes of floral buds from early and late ...
  • Geldenhuys, CJ (Bureau Scientific Publishers, 1993-02)
    An annotated list of species recorded in the forests of the southern Cape is provided. The flora comprises 470 species which belong to 280 genera and 106 families (50 monogeneric families, 32 monospecific families and 193 ...
  • Mabaso, NM (2006-11)
    Slides include: FLOSS in support of strategic objectives; FLOSS in research and develpment; Research in support of national objectives; Impact
  • Tucker, KC (2006-02)
    Education is fundamental to development and the foundation for addressing and improving some of the key development challenges facing Africa. The focus groups recommend that FOSSFA convene a working group to address these ...
  • Tucker, KC (2006-02)
    The FLOSSWorld Regional Workshop for Africa, will be held in conjunction with Idlelo 2, the foremost conference on FLOSS in Africa which will bring together people from across the continent (and the world) to assess current ...
  • Ravat, E; Tucker, KC (2006-02)
    Enver from South Africa started by talking about the AVOIR project at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) which involves 12 other African universities tasked with developing a learning management system called KEWL ...
  • MacLucas, David A (2012-10)
    The focus of the author's thesis was the aerodynamic flow field that develops as a result of the interaction of a moving plane shock wave with concave profiles. In this presentation, he discusses some of the interesting ...
  • Engelbrecht, AS; North, BC; Oboirien, BO; Everson, RC; Neomagus, HWPJ (2011-11)
    The gasification of two high-ash coals were studied using a pilot scale fluidised bed gasifier using oxygen enrich air and steam as the gasification agents. The results of the tests show that the fixed carbon conversion ...
  • North, BC; Engelbrecht, AD; Hadley, TD (2006-09)
    To cope with increasing electricity demand, South Africa will need to install approximately 1000 MW of generating capacity per year for the foreseeable future. Whilst there is increasing pressure to adopt non-fossil fuel ...
  • Engelbrecht, A; North, B; Oboirien, B; Majozi, T; Madzivhandila, V (2011-06)
    South Africa has abundant resources of high-ash and other low-quality coals. The aim of this work is to investigate the possibility of using fluidised bed gasification technology to convert these coals at a high efficiency ...
  • North, BC; Hadley, TD; Engelbrecht, AD (2007-06-28)
    This conference presentation discusses fluidisation fundamentals; fluidised bed technology; the wide range of applications for example in minerals treatment, but emphasis will be on combustion and gasification; applications ...
  • Engelbrecht, AD; Everson, RC; Neomagus, HWPJ; North, BC (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2010-05)
    An investigation was undertaken to ascertain the suitability of four selected low grade, South African coals for gasification in a bubbling fluidized bed for production of synthesis gas and for the development of integrated ...
  • Makhado, R; Bologo, T; Knight, R (Acad Science South Africa, 2006-05)
    This paper presents an overview of a report on an investigation on the use of cheap wood ash as an effective means of removing excess fluoride from drinking water used by an impoverished rural community of the Didi village ...
  • Maliage, M; Roos, TH (2012-05)
    The purpose of this paper is to validate SolTrace for concentrating solar investigations at CSIR by means of a test case: the comparison of the flux distribution in the focal spot of a 1.25 m2 target aligned heliostat ...
  • Smith, R (CCIRDT, 2015-11)
    The main purpose of the extended project is to identify and investigate the aspects that will encourage elderly women in rural areas to use the ICT platform, and to determine what the physical design, content and applications ...