dspaceThe Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) repository holds full-text theses and dissertations submitted for higher degrees at the University (including submissions from former Cape Technikon and Peninsula Technikon).


Recent Submissions

  • The effect of gypsum phase components on the rheokinetics of cement paste 

    Migabo, Willy Mbasha (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2018)
    Rheological properties of most ordinary Portland cements are dictated by the hydration reactions that their different phases experience. Cement clinker has four main phases with aluminate being the most reactive. Once in ...
  • Strategy to enhance sustainability in affordable housing construction in South Africa 

    Ganiyu, Bashir Olanrewaju (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2016)
    South Africa’s government is faced with the challenge of providing housing for its citizens, especially the historically disadvantaged population who seek job opportunities and improvement on their life style in urban ...
  • Predicting pressure losses in straight-through diaphragm valves 

    Mbiya, Baudouin Mulumba (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2007)
    The diaphragm valve traces its origins to ancient Roman and Greek times, where it was used to control water flow and temperature of hot baths (Century-Instruments, 2007). The particularity of this type of valve is the ...
  • Flow of non-newtonian fluids in open channels 

    Haldenwang, Rainer (Cape Technikon, 2003)
    Flume design for homogeneous non-Newtonian fluids is problematic and not much research has been conducted in this field. This application is industrially important in mining where slurries have to be transported to ...