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).

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    • Ultrasonic cleaning line walker for high voltage power line insulators 

      Ramos, Toriq (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2018)
      This study investigates the feasibility to clean the insulators on live high voltage power lines autonomously, using ultrasound. Faulty and contaminated insulators on high voltage power lines cause flashovers, which ...
    • Use of high efficient motors for DSM in South Africa's petroleum refineries 

      Mithamo, Peter Ng'ang'a (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2012)
      Electric motors consume over 60% of the world's generated electricity. In South Africa approximately 65% of the energy generated is consumed by electric motors (Niekerk, 2009). About 95% of motors in use in South Africa ...
    • Virtualization of a sensor node to enable the simulation of IEC 61850-based sampled value messages 

      Luwaca, Emmanuel (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2014)
      The IEC 61850 standard, “Communication networks and systems in substations” was promulgated to accommodate the need for a common communication platform within substations for devices from different vendors. The IEC 61850 ...
    • Wireless sensor network monitoring using the Simple Network Management Protocol 

      Steenkamp, Leon (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2012)
      Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have long been separate networks using non-standard, custom and application speci c protocols. The arrival of IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Network (6LoWPAN) changes this, ...
    • Wireless transformer condition monitoring system 

      Zandberg, Hermanus Andries Jakobus (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2013)
      Pole mounted transformers (PMT) in rural areas present an opportunity for local utilities to do current monitoring on these systems. These transformers are exposed to abnormal amounts of stress due to the vast power demand ...
    • X-band antenna design for nano-satellite applications 

      Maqina, Sinamandla Mvuyisi (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2018)
      This research report discusses feasible designs of conformal antennas that provide a proof of concept for the French South African Institute of Technology’s future needs. The design is to be used in forthcoming space ...