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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    • Adsorption of perfluorinated water contaminants on Agave sisalana activated carbon fibre 

      Imwer, Serge Mapan (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2014)
      An awareness campaign on the harmful effects of Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), especially Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) has been conducted to inform the general public about the impact ...
    • Bioremediation of gold mine wastewater using fusarium oxysporum 

      Akinpelu, Enoch Akinbiyi (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2014)
      The legislative requirements for handling cyanide containing wastewater have become stringent internationally. Cyanide properties make it indispensable in the mining industry especially for gold recovery. The resultant ...
    • Multicapillary membrane bioreactor design 

      Ntwampe, Seteno Karabo Obed (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2005)
      The white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium, produces enzymes, which are capable of degrading chemical pollutants. It was detennined that this fungus has multiple growth phases. The study provided infonnation ...
    • The removal of impurities from a process stream 

      Himmelstutzer, EA (Cape Technikon, 2002)
      The high purity 1-octene produced by Sasol Alpha Olefins in Secunda and which is sold to DOW Chemical Company for co-monomer application, has performed poorly over the DOW Ziegler-Natta catalysts. The reason for the poor ...
    • Ultrasonic measurement of membrane fouling during microfiltration of natural brown water 

      Mbanjwa, Mesuli Bonani (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2007)
      The removal of the colour-eausing natural organic matter (NOM) from natural brown water (NSW) to be used for drinking purposes is of paramount importance. One of the methods available to remove NOM from NSW is the use of ...
    • Water stabilisation through a limestone mediated sidestream process 

      Tsotsi, Ciciyela Mlungisi (Cape Technikon, 2001)
      Approximately 40% of the surface waters of South Africa, and the surface waters of Lesotho, are soft and acidic with low calcium, alkalinity and carborrate species concentration. Distribution of such waters results in ...