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  • Nabarro, FRN (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 1997-08-15)
    The author provides a brief overview of the chemical driving forces for rafting in superalloys. Until recently, all theories of the driving force for rafting have considered the compositions of the two phases to be fixed, ...
  • Musee, N (Crown Publications, 2012-01)
    Nanotechnology is envisaged to address present human needs and secure living comforts of future generations cheaply, faster and more cleanly. To date, nanotechnology's impact on the economy and on our daily lives has been ...
  • Nonjola, P; Mathe, MK; Hietkamp, S (39th National Convention of the South African Chemical Institute 2008, 2008-12)
    Synthesis and characterization of anion-exchange membranes (AEMs) using polysulfones is described. The modification process of polysulfones involves two steps: Firstly, by introducing chloromethyl groups followed by ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Anandjiwala, RD (Elsevier Science B.V, 2009-04)
    This paper presents an experimental study on the static and dynamic mechanical properties of nonwoven based flax fibre reinforced polypropylene composites. The effect of zein modification on flax fibres is also reported. ...
  • Nonjola, PT; Mathe, MK; Modibedi, RM (Elsevier, 2013-04)
    Synthesis of quaternary polysulfone/Titanium dioxide (QPSf/TiO2) nanocomposite membranes by the recasting procedure as suitable electrolyte in alkaline fuel cells is described. The composite membranes were characterized ...
  • van Vuuren, DS (2011-01)
    This presentation looks at routes to produce titanium, its basic physical properties and main process routes. It concludes that basic physical properties of the relevant chemicals have major effects on the selection of the ...
  • Faleschini, MT; Myer, MS; Harding, N; Fouché, G (Elsevier, 2013-03)
    Sutherlandia frutescens, one of the medicinal plants of southern Africa, has been widely used to boost the immune system by various ethnic groups. This study aims to provide scientific evidence for in vitro immune modulating ...
  • Arendse, CJ; Malgas, GF; Cummings, FR; Cele, NP (2006-02)
    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have proven to show great promise in a wide variety of applications such as fabrication of strong composites, nano-scale electronic devices, electrochemical devices, power devices, to name a few. ...
  • Mutombo, K; Rossouw, P; Govender, G (Trans Tech Publications, 2011-06)
    The as cast Ti6Al4V, obtained after investment casting with yttria stabilized zirconia face-coat, was chemically milled using a mixture of hydrofluoric acid and nitric acid. This process removed completely the alpha-case ...
  • Claassen, Marius; Funke, Nicola S; Steyn M (LiveDiverse, 2011-04)
    Constant feedback and dissemination of findings are an integral part to the key philosophy of LiveDiverse. In an effort to not only make sure that this philosophy is upheld, but also to fulfil the moral obligation we as ...
  • Badenhorst, C; Conradie, H (Monash University, 2008-01)
    This research paper is an exploratory pilot study aimed at accessing the views of children on the criminal justice system, their perceptions of how children in conflict with the law are treated, the impact that crime has ...
  • Kesavan Pillai, Sreejarani; Ray, SS (Royal Society of Chemsitry, 2012-08)
    In recent years, bio-nanocomposites, where biopolymers are formulated with fillers with nanometric dimensions, have raised great research interest because of the increasing demand of environmental friendly products. Due ...
  • Theron, B; El-Desouki, M; Aljekhedab, FMR; Alayed, MSI; Alsawad, MSD (2013-04)
    A key imaging quality metric for an optical system (e.g. a camera or surveillance device) is its resolution. Methods to measure this, range from visual observation methods on resolution target charts, through more rigorous ...
  • Wanjiku Kihato, C; Napier, Mark (African Minds, 2013-10)
    World cities face a bleak future. Global capital, state failure, structural adjustment programmes (SAPs) and a misguided non-profit sector collude to create a world of ‘megaslums’ which are ‘characterised by overcrowding, ...
  • Benadie, Y; Deysel, M; Siko, DGR; Roberts, VV; Van Wyngaardt, S; Thanyani, ST; Sekanka, G; Ten Bokum, AMC; Collett, LA; Grooten, J; Baird, MS; Verschoor, JA (Elsevier, 2008)
    Mycolic acids (MAs) are a major component of the cell walls of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and related organisms. These alpha-alkyl beta-hydroxy long fatty acids have been the subject of numerous studies for their immunological ...
  • Bhaumik, M; Setshedi, K; Maity, A; Onyango, M.S (Elsevier, 2013-06-07)
    The adsorption of Cr(VI) using polypyrrole/Fe3O4nanocomposite adsorbent was investigated in a continuous flow fixed-bed column. The effects of composition of the nanocomposite, adsorbent mass, influent Cr(VI) concentration ...
  • Fanucchi, Stephanie; Shibayama, Y; Burd, S; Weinberg, MS; Mhlanga, MM (Elsevier, 2013-10)
    Transcription of coregulated genes occurs in the context of long-range chromosomal contacts that form multigene complexes. Such contacts and transcription are lost in knockout studies of transcription factors and structural ...
  • Wintle, AG; Botha, GA; Li, SH; Vogel, JC (Bureau Scientific Publications, 1995-03)
    Luminescence dating techniques have been applied to colluvial sediments of the Masotcheni Formation are four sites in northern Natal. Derails of the thermoluminescence (TL) and infrared-stimulated luminescence (IRSL) results ...
  • Erasmus, JC; Mans, Gerbrand G (2009)
    The reality and influence of sexual violence and crime is an enormous and already proving to have devastating effects. Some call the disregard for human life a feature of a culture of violence. The Unit for Religion and ...
  • Vahrmeijer, JT; Annandale, JG; Gush, Mark B; Taylor, NJ (Acta Horticulturae, 2012-09)
    Agriculture, as the largest user of fresh water worldwide, is under close scrutiny to justify its use of water due to the increase in competition from a number of end-users. Apart from on-farm measures to increase water ...