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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/289603
Description: Abstract: Although South Africa possesses more than 80% of the world’s platinum�� reserves, its reputation for reliability in supplying platinum to global�� markets is under threat. This is due to the ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/288204
Description: Abstract: The construction industry is notorious for project failure, which could be attributed to a multitude of reasons, which includes costs and time overrun. The generalized construction term for ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/256882
Description: Abstract: Transnet Freight Rail, one of the largest railway companies on the African Continent, is revamping itself to be amongst the top five railway enterprises in the global market by the year 2020 ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/220709
Description: Abstract: Power transformers are the crucial part of the power system network because they regulate the voltage either up or down on the electrical network for safe use by the consumers. Their reliabl ... More
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Date: 2017
Subject: SAIDI | SAIFI | Reliability
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/220715
Description: Abstract: The main purpose of the Electrical Power System is to provide a safe and acceptable electricity supply to the customers, with a reasonable level of reliability. Within Eskom, the serious eff ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/259953
Description: Abstract: Now more than ever, renewable energy technologies have become a key player in improving accessibility to energy on the African continent. Focusing on the developing nation of South Africa, p ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceeding
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/92067
Description: Abstract: The residential sector is one of the major consumers of energy produced in the world. According to International Energy Balances (IEA, 2013), the residential sector demand represents about a ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/93285
Description: Abstract:The aim of the research was to develop an Effective Management Model (EMM) for a Gland Service System (GSS). The Systematic Approach to Engineering Design focuses on the optimisation of the G ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/214779
Description: Abstract: Quite often in the industrial environment engineers are required to justify the addition or change of equipment when companies venture into investing in capital to increase production capaci ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/93263
Description: Abstract: Supplier performance evaluation and selection are two fundamental constituents of optimal sourcing decision making and are the main contributing factors to an effective supply chain and most ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceeding
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/91607
Description: Abstract: The research in this paper measured the Cultural Intelligence capability of engineering project leaders and team members from around the world, and their awareness of cultural influences on ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/213535
Description: Abstract: South Africa’s increasing cost of industrial energy has recently caused the country to be ranked among the top five countries in the world with the most expensive industrial electricity tari ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/213676
Description: Abstract: The savings calculation methodology from a fan replacement project is presented in this paper. The fans replaced are part of the underground ventilation system in a platinum mine. Initially, ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/124013
Description: Abstract: Power system faults can cause voltage sags that, if they are less than voltage sensitivity threshold of equipment, can lead to interruption of supply and lead to incurring of financial losse ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceeding
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/91757
Description: Abstract: Under light loading conditions, reactors provide an option for keeping voltages below steady state limits. In this paper, the impact of the number of operations of a circuit breaker on the c ... More
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