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Built environment: Recent submissions

  • Le Roux, Alize; Khuluse-Makhanya, Sibusisiwe; Arnold, Kathryn A; Engelbrecht, Francois; Paige-Green, P; Verhaeghe, Benoit M (Elsevier, 2019-08)
    African communities are worst affected by climate-related natural disasters, in part due to high socio-economic vulnerability, natural resource dependency and low adaptive capacity. Climate resilient road infrastructure ...
  • De Saxe, Christopher; Berman, Robert J; Clarke, Anria; Reinecke, John D (2019-07)
    Tyre parameterisation is fundamental to vehicle dynamics research, as tyre properties have a significant impact on the behaviour of a vehicle. One way in which some of the primary tyre parameters can be extracted is a ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; Coetzee, S; Rapant, P; Iwaniak, A; Hjelmager, J; Moellering, H; Huet, M; Sinvula, K (Copernicus Publications, 2019-07)
    No mapping agency can expect to capture and process entirely by itself, all the geospatial data needed for its products. The agency needs data sets from elsewhere and workflows and protocols for creating its various products. ...
  • Pillay, Kasandra; Xie, C; Ruffini, M; Shi, L; Smith, D; Monga, I; Wang, X; Wey, JS (IEEE, 2019-06)
    Over the past 50 years, the development of information and communications technology has provided unprecedented support to the steady economic growth of developed countries. In recent years, some of the largest growth has ...
  • Venter, Karien; Muronga, Khangwelo; Sallie, Ismael M; De Franca, Volanda M; Kemp, Mauritz J; Botha, Rika; De Saxe, Christopher C; Berman, Robert J; Binda, Phindile L; De Beer, E; Sinclair, M (Southern African Transport Conference, 2019-07)
    Internationally, evidence-based research informs the actions and interventions that are successfully implemented in developed countries, aiming for a zero fatality rate. South African progress to reduce the number of fatal ...
  • Olivier, JJ; Greenwood, PH; Cooper, Antony K; McPherson, DR; Engelbrecht, R (ASPRS Publications, 1990)
    Owing to the complex, inter-disciplinary nature of geographical information systems (GIS), and to the wide variety of commercial GIS software available, considerable effort is needed to select software and hardware which ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (Computer Society of South Africa, 1988)
    Geographical information consists of non-spatial information (alphanumeric) and spatial information (vector and raster), the relationships between the non-spatial information and the spatial information, as well as the ...
  • Smith, R; Turpin, M; Herselman, Marlien (Springer, Cham, 2019-04)
    In South Africa, elderly rural women is the most socio-economically disadvantaged group: their age, gender and rural location all contribute to their disempowerment. For this reason, an ICT4D project was undertaken by the ...
  • Kemp, Lana; De Saxe, Christopher C; Berman, Robert P; Steenkamp, Anton J (2019-07)
    The Smart Truck or Performance-Based Standards (PBS) pilot project in South Africa has been running since 2007, and currently comprises approximately 280 vehicles operational in seven provinces, spanning fourteen different ...
  • Le Roux, Alize; Arnold, Kathryn A; Makhanya, Sibusisiwe A; Mans, Gerbrand G; Wools, L (2018-10)
    South Africa is experiencing high levels of population expansion and urbanisation, and this growth is occurring at an increasingly rapid pace. Population change over time (growth or decline) is an inevitable phenomenon. ...
  • Le Roux, Alize; Arnold, Kathryn A; Makhanya, Sibusisiwe A; Mans, Gerbrand G; Wools, L (2018-09)
    South Africa is experiencing high levels of population expansion and urbanisation, and this growth is occurring at an increasingly rapid pace. Population change over time (growth or decline) is an inevitable phenomenon. ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (1989-04)
    Geographically referenced (geo-referenced) information consists of all information that refers to the human-environment system and that can be localized in space and time. This includes cadastral, topographic, hydrographic ...
  • Adedeji, KB; Ponnle, AA; Abe, BT; Jimoh, AA; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan MI; Hamam, Y (Praise Worthy Prize, 2018-12)
    Pipelines installed in the energy utility corridor with alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC) sources have attendant problem of induced corrosion. In the past years, AC or DC induced corrosion of metallic pipelines ...
  • Maluleka, SM; Ruxwana, Lennox N (Springer International Publishing, 2016-03)
    The South African (SA) government adopted Open Source Software (OSS) with the aim to reduce ICT services cost, less dependencies on outsourced proprietary technology, skills and flexibility. However, the SA government was ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Cape Town: Alive2Green, 2019-02)
    At a higher level the quality of infrastructure in South Africa continues to deteriorate and achieving sustainable infrastructure in the light of increasing demand is a key requirement for improving the quality of life of ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (CSIR, 1988-02)
    This paper describes a suite of programs that simulates the lighting effects of the sun or moon on the earth's surface. A digital terrain model (DTM) is typically a two-dimensional regular tessellation of some measured ...
  • Grobler, Jan-Hendrik; Conradie, Dirk CU; Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2019-03)
    The Department of Science and Technology (DST) together with the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDOE) are co-funding the construction of a science centre in the village of Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape. The purpose ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (2018-10)
    A framework for the structural reform of solid waste management is proposed based on the use of distributed grids which encompass a collection of microgrids operating together within distribution networks. The paper explores ...
  • Lutchman, Stanley; Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2019-03)
    The Department of Science and Technology (DST) together with the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDOE) are co-funding the construction of a science centre in the village of Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape. The purpose ...
  • Duncker, Louisa C (Alive2Green, 2019-01)
    Sanitation is affected by climate change and has an impact on climate change. Climate change will increase the frequency of climate shocks, which will have an impact on water supply, energy, and food. Community-based ...

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