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Increased human anthropogenic activities such as shipping, offshore exploration, geophysical seismic surveys and naval sonar operations continuously change the soundscape in oceans. This, in turn, threatens the existence of ocean 
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Microwave filters are essential parts of wireless communication systems with modern systems, particularly demanding low-cost filters with good frequency selectivity, wide stopbands, and compact size. Coupled resonator (CR) filters are 
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The global drive to ensure a future built on sustainable energy is giving rise to the rapidly increasing penetration of variable renewable energy into modern power grids. This has piqued 
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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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