Author: Valpre

The increasing popularity of autonomous vehicles led to the development of driverless racing cars. Accordingly, the competitive nature of motorsport can now be combined with autonomous vehicle technology to drive 
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South Africa’s private sector is under significant pressure to become energy efficient and employ sustainability principles. In this regard, it has long been implementing energy-saving mechanisms. Unfortunately, there seems to 
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Loadshedding is not going away any time soon and  Cape Town is trying to adapt as best it can. Professor Thinus Booysen of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
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The internet of things (IoT) market is rapidly expanding as a result of the substantial demand for smart metering and control, asset tracking, remote monitoring, and several other applications necessary 
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Carbon dioxide production is a universal biological indicator of respiration and is a parameter indicative of life, often harnessed as an indicator of ecosystem health. Following a similar bird’s-eye-view, Kroukamp 
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It is no secret that electrical energy is a scarce commodity, especially in many developing countries that struggle to meet the ever-increasing energy demands. In Sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 600 million 
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In recent decades, engineering education has become increasingly complex due to, amongst others, shifts in curricula aligned to more holistic graduate competencies, staggering technological developments and globalisation. The challenge of 
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From 2016 to 2018 the Western Cape province of South Africa experienced what was believed to be the worst drought in a century and was declared a disaster area. In 
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Water sustains life, and nowhere is our dependence on it clearer than in large cities in drought-stricken areas.  According to the World Health Organization, half of the world’s population will 
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The operation of water heating uses a substantial amount of energy and is responsible for 30-40% of a household’s overall electricity consumption. It is therefore crucial for countries such as 
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