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    • Broadband solar radiometric measurements in the greater Durban area. 

      Kunene, Khulisile. (2011)
      This work comprises a radiometric study of Durban‟s solar resource, utilizing data from the Howard College campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), and the Solar Thermal Applications Research Laboratory (STARlab) ...
    • Development of a hybrid sounding rocket motor. 

      Bernard, Geneviève. (2013)
      This work describes the development of a hybrid rocket propulsion system for a reusable sounding rocket, as part of the first phase of the UKZN Phoenix Hybrid Sounding Rocket Programme. The programme objective is to ...
    • A high-flux solar concentrating system. 

      Mouzouris, Michael. (2011)
      This research investigates the collection of concentrating solar energy and its transmission through optical fibres for use in high temperature applications such as lunar in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU) programmes, ...
    • Modeling and experimental validation of a loop heat pipe for terrestrial thermal management applications. 

      Page, Matthew Christopher. (2013-10-31)
      The Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) is a passive, two-phase heat transfer device used, most commonly, for thermal management of aerospace and aeronautical electronic equipment. A unique feature is a porous wick which generates the ...
    • Performance modelling and simulation of a 100km hybrid sounding rocket. 

      Leverone, Fiona Kay. (2013)
      The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Phoenix Hybrid Sounding Rocket Programme was established in 2010. The programme’s main objective is to develop a sounding rocket launch capability for the African scientific community, ...
    • Power efficiency of industrial equipment. 

      Veale, Kirsty Lynn. (2011)
      Power conservation has become a high priority to South African industries due to recent environmental assessments and electricity price hikes. This research aims to demonstrate to Industry the many simple and cost effective ...
    • A semi-passive thermal management system for terrestrial and space applications. 

      Du Clou, Sven. (2013)
      In this study a semi-passive pulse thermal loop (PTL) was designed and experimentally validated. It provides improved heat transfer over passive systems such as the loop heat pipe in the moderate to high heat flux range ...