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  • Meissner, Richard; Steyn, Maronel; Jacobs-Mata, Inga M; Moyo, Elliot S; Shadung, Justinus M; Sekoane, Zandile W; Nohayi, Ngowenani (Elsevier, 2018-09)
    South Africa is one of the 40 driest countries in the world with an annual average rainfall of less than 500 millimetres. In addition, South Africa's rate of economic development is closely linked to its level of water ...
  • Jansen van Vuuren, Johannes C; Leenen, Louise (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd, 2018-03)
    Cyber Defence is a core driver in the attainment of national security for any country. Perceived Cyberpower can be determined by the analysis of the elements of cyberspace as part of national security. In this paper the ...
  • Leenen, Louise; Aschman, MJ; Grobler, MM; Van Heerden, Adelai (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd, 2018-03)
    Cyber as an operational domain is widely recognised by military forces, but the process to operationalise cyber poses a number of challenges. One of the difficulties is that traditional military culture is far removed from ...
  • Botha, Johannes G; Von Solms, S (Academic Conferences and Publishing International, also Curran, 2018-06)
    Multifunctional devices are employed in office networks for functionality and comfort, most often considered only as peripheral devices enabling the printing, copying and scanning of documents. Based on a study performed ...
  • Dlamini, Innocentia Z; Malinga, Linda A; Masiane, Thulani; Tshiololi, Maduvha (Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited, also Curran, 2018-06)
    South Africa has always been a protesting nation that fights for a righteous cause. These protests were witnessed at the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 when blacks refused to carry passbooks (Identity books) everywhere they ...
  • De Saxe, Christopher C; Berman, Robert J (2018-07)
    The road space utilised by a heavy goods vehicle during low-speed manoeuvring has direct safety and operational implications. This is especially true for vehicles which are longer/wider than usual, such as abnormal loads ...
  • De Saxe, Christopher C; Cebon, D (Taylor & Francis, 2018-06)
    High-capacity vehicles have been shown to be highly effective in reducing emissions associated with road freight transport. However, the reduced manoeuvrability of long vehicles often necessitates the use of active trailer ...
  • Van Heerden, Renier; Von Solms, S; Vorster, J (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2018-05)
    The integration of technology in the modern society provides many benefits, but with increased connectivity comes increased risk where governments, businesses and individuals are vulnerable to a variety of cyber-attacks. ...
  • Turpin, SM; Cooper, Antony K (1998-11)
    Recently, the CSIR has been involved in two projects investigating information technology (IT) and related processes in the civil and criminal justice systems, one with the Department of Justice focusing on civil justice, ...
  • Coetzer, Adél; Turner, Geoffrey R; Mouton, T (IEEE, 2017-09)
    The design and implementation of a prototype hybrid power generation system, consisting of a ram air turbine (RAT) generator and an energy storage unit, is presented. The system is intended as a mechanism to supply additional ...
  • Meissner, Richard; Funke, Nicola S; Nortje, Karen; Jacobs-Mata, Inga M; Moyo, Elliot S; Steyn, Maronel; Shadung, Justinus M; Masangane, Winile; Nohayi, Ngowenani (Elsevier, 2018-05)
    As one of the 40 driest countries in the world with an annual average rainfall of 497 mm, South Africa is a water-scarce country. Additionally, South Africa’s rate of economic development is closely linked to its water ...
  • Van Schalkwyk, Richard F; Smit, Johan C (IEEE, 2017-10)
    In this paper the process followed in generating a high fidelity reference data set for radar cross section (RCS) modelling validation for a full-scale aircraft, is presented. An overview of two dynamic RCS measurement ...
  • Sharma, Ameeth; Singh, Ann; Roberts, Ted; Ramokolo, Lesiba R; Strauss, Hencharl J (The South African Institute of Physics, 2016-07)
    Light-based techniques continue to gain momentum in different spheres of diagnostic and therapeutic applications due to their non-invasive, non-contact properties. One such technique is Optical Coherence tomography (OCT). ...
  • Lück-Vogel, Melanie (EE Publishers, 2018-04)
    This article provides guidance to technical and non-technical coastal practitioner regarding the required precision of airborne lidar data for the typical coastal applications, output formats and value-added products. It ...
  • Van Heerden, A; Parker, L; Rawoot, I (2016-11)
    Operational Forces are a separate and unique unit of the South African Defence Force. This Unit operates under the auspices of joint operations and is viewed as being very elite. Soldiers in this group are exposed to great ...
  • Kural, K; de Saxe, Christopher C; Kharrazi, S; Asp, T; Kraaijenhagen, B; Pauwelussen, J (2018-04)
    This paper describes interim results of the ongoing CEDR-funded "FALCON" project, which aims to introduce a step improvement in transport efficiency in Europe through the definition of a new performance-oriented legislative ...
  • Nordengen, Paul A; de Saxe, Christopher C; Berman, Robert J; Steenkamp, Anton; Deiss, J (2018-04)
    As part of a performance-based standards (PBS) research programme for heavy vehicles in South Africa, a need was identified to design and operate a number of PBS demonstration vehicles in a pilot project. The purpose of ...
  • Ledwaba, Lehlogonolo PI; Hancke, GP; Venter, HS; Isaac, Sherrin J (IEEE, 2017-11)
    In past years, cryptography has been considered a difficult task to achieve on sensor nodes for the Internet of Energy (IoE) owing to the resource-constrained nature of 8-bit and 16-bit microcontroller units (MCUs). Previous ...
  • Van Heerden, Adelai; De Beer, Morris (2015-09)
    The aim of this mixed method study was to obtain a general profile of candidates (N=251) applying to join the Operational Forces of the South African National Defence Force in terms of their coping (hardiness, sense of ...
  • Van Heerden, Adelai; De Beer, Morris (2015-09)
    The present mixed methods study is based on responses to open-ended questions posed as well as quantitative positive psychology construct questionnaire data of three different year groups of military Special Operations ...

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