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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    • LED dot matrix driving topologies and panelling 

      de Villiers, Willem Johannes (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015)
      Different LED dot matrix driving topologies and concurrent data transfer methods were investigated in this dissertation. The LED dot matrix driving topologies was first implemented and then tested. The designs tested ...
    • Linear power control system for a nanosatellite 

      Ilutu, Danny Makimi (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2011)
      Nanosatellite is an electronic device that requires a steady and reliable electrical power supplier (EPS) in order to drive all its electronic circuits. Its unpredictable failures can lead to extensive financial and time ...
    • A load management system for fixed appliances in a safe DC RDP house 

      Jooste, Kritzman Phillip (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
      This dissertation represents the design and development of a load management system for fixed appliances in a safe direct current (DC) Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) house. A combination of valley filling, ...
    • Load recorder 

      Waja, Aadil Ahmed (Cape Technikon, 1987)
      This thesis describes the development of a computerized Load Recorder. The load recorder is used by the Cape Town City Council to assist in the tariff investigation of electricity consumers. This investigation assists ...
    • M-Net decoder production : a technical analysis 

      Green, David Robert (Cape Technikon, 1989)
      The document initially describes the operation of the decoder and the production system. Thereafter actual engineering problems are stated and their solutions discussed. The project involves the accurate identification ...
    • Measurement methodology investigating home entertainment consoles and comparison against energy star and harmonic standards 

      Bredekamp, Albertus Johannes (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2012)
      People are spending more time being entertained at home now than ever before. It is currently common to find a home entertainment console containing an LCD or Plasma television, DVD player and surround sound amplifier in ...
    • Methods and algorithms for optimal control of fed-batch fermentation processes 

      Chen, Haisong (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2005)
      Fennentation is the process that results in the fonnation ofalcohol or organic acids on the basis of growth of bacteria, moulds or fungi on different nutritional media (Ahmed et al., 1982). Fennentation process have ...
    • Micro-controller based Internet phone 

      Kaplan, Shaun (Cape Technikon, 2004)
      This work describes research towards the development of a micro-controller based, standalone Internet telephone to be used as an alternative to conventional line telephones. Our definition of 'stand-alone' refers to the ...
    • Microprocessor controlled communication line level meter 

      Delport, Pierre (Cape Technikon, 1996)
      ESKOM control a massive power grid in a vast geographical area in the R.S.A.. This power originates at the power stations, from where it is distributed to the users. All the power generated is pumped into a National Power ...
    • Mission design of a CubeSat constellation for in-situ monitoring applications 

      Mtshemla, Kanyisa Sipho (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
      Real-time remote monitoring of Africa’s resources, such as water quality, by using terrestrial sensors is impeded by the limited connectivity over the vast rural areas of the continent. Without such monitoring, the effective ...
    • Mitigating interference from switch-mode power supplies in sampling receivers 

      Slamdien, Muammar (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
      This thesis reports on the research and development of techniques applied to mitigate interference from switch-mode power supplies in sampling receivers and also more specifically for FMCW radar receiver applications. ...
    • Modeling and control of a dual-mode grid-integrated renewable energy system 

      Mataifa, Haltor (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015)
      From the electric power generation perspective, the last three decades have been characterized by sustained growth in the amount of Distributed Power Generation (DPG) systems integrated into the electric grid. This trend ...
    • Modelling and analysis of microgrid control techniques for grid stabilisation 

      Aminou Moussavou, Anges Akim (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2014)
      In recent times, renewable energy-based distributed generation (DG) has captivated the industrial sector and on a global scale this has become a leading research area. Distributed generation using wind, solar energy or ...
    • Modelling and development of fuel cell off grid power converter system 

      Raji, Atanda Kamoru (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2008)
      Fuel cell technology is an emerging technology that provides a highly efficient, quiet operation, reliable, and environmentally friendly energy conversion system for stationary, automobile (vehicle), and portable applications. ...
    • Modelling and optimal control of countercurrent ion exchange process 

      Dube, Nthuthuko Marcus (Peninsula Technikon, 2002)
      The problem for wastewater treatment is very important these days because of population increase and industry development. Ion exchange technology has proved its positive qualities in domestic lives and industry, but the ...
    • Modelling and optimal control of fed-batch fermentation process for the production of yeast 

      Mkondweni, Ncedo S (Peninsula Technikon, 2002)
      Fermentation is the process that results in the formation of alcohol or organic acids on the basis of growth of bacteria, moulds or fungi on different nutritional media (Ahmed et al., 1982). Fermentation process have ...
    • Modelling and optimal control of fed-batch fermentation process for the production of yeast. 

      Mkondweni, Ncedo S (Peninsula Technikon, 2002)
      Fermentation is the process that results in the formation of alcohol or organic acids on the basis of growth of bacteria, moulds or fungi on different nutritional media (Ahmed et al., 1982). Fermentation process have ...
    • Modelling of hybrid solar wind integrated generation systems in an electrical distribution network 

      Luta, Doudou Nanitamo (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2014)
      The research in this thesis deals with the application of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices in the modelling of power systems. More particularly, we have presented the modelling hybrid photovoltaic wind ...
    • Nano-satellite GPS receiver design and Implementation : a software-to-firmware approach 

      Bayendang, Nganyang Paul (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015)
      Space-borne GPS receivers designed for nano-satellites are faced with various challenges. This research is undertaken to address the problems of inefficiency and high-costs associated with space-borne GPS receivers. The ...
    • New feedback control for a scanning tunneling microscope 

      Bredekamp, Adriaan Hendrik (Cape Technikon, 1999)
      This thesis describes the design and implementation of a new feedback controller for a scanning tunneling microscope or STM. The previous controller had several shortcomings when it came to the data throughput rate of ...