Research outputs

Research Outputs 2014

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. BAM WG, VLOK PJ. Optimising Investment in Asset Management Using the Multivariate Asset Management Topography. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(2) : 29-38.
  2. BEKKER JF. Multi-Objective Buffer Space Allocation With the Cross-Entropy Method. International Journal of Simulation Modelling 2013; 12(1) : 50-61.
  3. BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. A linear algorithm for secure domination in trees. Discrete Applied Mathematics 2014; 171(1) : 15-27.
  4. BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. The cost of edge failure with respect to secure graph domination. Utilitas Mathematica 2014; 95(1) : 329-339.
  5. BURNETT S, VLOK PJ. A Simplified Numerical Decision-Making Methodology for Physical Asset Management Decisions. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(1) : 162-175.
  6. CAMPHER C, VLOK PJ. Building a Scenario Based Active Mapping Investment Tool Within a Physical Asset Management Framework. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 2014; 17(2) : 194-206.
  7. DIMITROV D, DE BEER N. Improvements in the Capability Profile of 3-D Printing: An Update. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(2) : 1-12.
  8. DU TOIT D, VLOK PJ. Supply Chain Management: A Framework of Understanding. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3) : 25-38.
  9. GAUCHÉ P, BRENT AC, VON BACKSTRÖM TW. Concentrating solar power: Improving electricity cost and security of supply, and other economic benefits. Development Southern Africa 2014; 31(5) : 692-710.
  10. GROBBELAAR S., GAUCHÉ P, BRENT AC. Developing a competitive concentrating solar power industry in South Africa: Current gaps and recommended next steps. Development Southern Africa 2014; 31(3) : 475-493.
  11. HAUMANN C, BEKKER JF. Application of the multi-objective cross-entropy method to the vehicle routing problem with soft time windows. ORiON: Journal of the Operations Research Society of South Africa 2014; 30(1) : 19-40.
  12. LUTTERS D, VAN HOUTEN FJ, BERNARD A, MERMOZ E, SCHUTTE CSL. Tools and techniques for product design. Cirp Annals-Manufacturing Technology 2014; 63 : 607-630.
  13. MABVUU N, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, MHLANGA S. Towards The Implementation of E-Manufacturing: Design of an Automatic Tea Drying Control System. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3) : 199-211.
  14. MUSANGO J, BRENT A, BASSI AM. Modelling the transition towards green economy in South Africa. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 2014; 87 : 257-273.
  15. MUSANGO J, BRENT A, TSHAGELA M. Green economy transitioning of the South African power sector: A system dynamics analysis approach. Development Southern Africa 2014; 31(5) : 744-758.
  16. PIETERS IJ, LOTZ M, BRENT AC. Investigating the Financial Close of Projects within the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3) : 57-68.
  17. ROUX A, VAN VUUREN JH. Upper Bounds on the Balanced (r , s) -Domination Number of a Graph. Discrete Applied Mathematics 2014; 179 : 214-221.
  18. SCHOEMAN JS, VLOK PJ. The Possible Influence of Risk Management, Forecasting, and Personnel Training in Physical Asset Management. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(2) : 96-104.
  19. SNYMAN HA, KENNON D, SCHUTTE CSL, VON LEIPZIG KH. A Strategic Framework to Utilise Venture Capital Funding to Develop Manufacturing SMEs in South Africa. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(2) : 161-181.
  20. STADLER J, BEKKER JF. Multi-objective optimisation in Carbon Manoxide Gas Management at Tronox KZN Sands. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(2) : 193-208.
  21. TREURNICHT MJ, VAN DYK L. A decision support system for equipment allocation in a telemedicine referral netword. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(1) : 29-38.
  22. VAN DEN HONERT AF, VLOK PJ. Adapting Modern Portfolio Theory for Prioritising Asset Care Planning in Industry. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(1) : 107-116.
  23. VAN NIEKERK M, BEKKER JF. Developing a Tool for Project Contingency Estimation in a Large Portfolio of Construction Projects. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3) : 96-111.
  24. VAN RENSBURG ACJ. Supporting Business Process Design Through a Business Fractal Approach. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(1) : 50-61.
  25. VAN WYK R. Technology Conversant Management Education: Introducing a New Discipline. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(1) : 1-13.
  26. VON PETERSDORFF HA, VLOK PJ. Prioritising Maintenance Improvement Opportunities in Physical Asset Management. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3) : 154-168.

Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)

  1. BOUZAKIS KD, BOUZAKIS E, KOMBOGIANNIS S, MAKRIMALLAKIS S, SKORDARIS G, MICHAILIDIS N, CHARALAMPOUS P, PARASKEVOPOULOU R, M’SAOUBI R, AURICH JC, BARTHELMÄ F, BIERMANN D, DENKENA B, DIMITROV D, ENGIN S, KARPUSCHEWSKI B, KLOCKE F, ÖZEL T, POULACHON G, RECH J. Effect of cutting edge preparation of coated tools on their performance in milling various materials. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science & Engineering 2014; 7 : 264-273.
  2. MAGENHEIMER K, REINHART G, SCHUTTE CSL. Lean management in indirect business areas: modelling, analysis, and evaluation of waste. Production Engineering 2014; 8(1-2) : 143-152.
  3. SNYDERS FJ, VAN DYK L. Developing Business Models for Using Mobile Phones to Strengthen Preventative Healthcare in South Africa. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and EHealth 2014; 2(1) : 12-18.

Proceedings International

  1. CLIFFORD HOLMES JK, SLINGER J, MUSANGO JK, BRENT AC, PALMER CG. Using system dynamics to explore the water supply and demand dilemmas of a small South African municipality. The 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Delft University of Technology Aula Congress Centre, Delt, Netherlands, System Dynamics Society 2014: 1-2.
  2. CONRADIE FW, TREURNICHT NF, SACKS N. Alpha Case Characterization of Hot Rolled Titanium. AMI Light Metals Conference, Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg, South Africa, Trans Tech Publications 2014: 311-317.
  3. CURRIE P, RADMORE J, MUSANGO JK, BRENT AC. Sanitation technology options in informal settlement: a system dynamics approach. The 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Delft University of Technology Aula Congress Centre, Delft, Netherlands, System Dynamics Society 2014: 1-2.
  4. DAVIES M, MUSANGO JK, BRENT AC. A systems approach to understanding the effect of Facebook use on the quality of interpersonal communication. The 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Delft University of Technology Aula Congress Centre, De, Netherlands, System Dynamics Society 2014: 1-24.
  5. DEWA MT, MATOPE S, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, GARIKAYI T. An Analysis of Methodologies for Agent-Based Modeling for E-Manufacturing Systems in South AFrica. International Conference on Advanced in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ICAESAM’2013), Cape Town Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, International Institute of Engineers 2013: 49-54.
  6. DEWA MT, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L, MASIYAZI L. Holonic Manufacturing Systems: Their Applicability in an African Environment. 44th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Service Systems, Adile Sultan Palace, Istanbul, Turkey, 44th Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering 2014: 1-13.
  7. DEWA MT, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L. A Web-Based Holonic Inventory Management System for Tool and Die Workshop Operations. 44th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Service Systems, Adile Sultan Palace, Istanbul, Turkey, 44th Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering 2014: 14-29.
  8. DIMITROV D, BECKER TH, BEZUIDENHOUT M, HUGO PA. From Rapid Prototyping to Rapid Manufacturing – An Industrial and Academic Perspective. 1st International Conference on Progress in Additive Manufacturing (Pro-AM 2014), Singapore, 2014: 10.
  9. FOURIE CJ. Facility Planning and Layout Design of A Railway Station. Conference on Railway Excellence (CORE2014), Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) 2014: 572-581.
  10. GANDURI L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S. Economic model for the production of spirit, inulin and syrup from the locally eco-friendly agave americana. 3rd CIRP Global Web Conference: Advancement beyond state of the art, Online conference, Elsevier B.V. 2014: 1-2.
  11. GARIKAYI T, MATOPE S, VAN DEN HEEVER DJ. Development of a Model Reference Adaptive Controller of the Plantarflexion and Dorsiflexion Movements within the Sagittal Plane. International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Advanced Computational Technologies (ICCEACT2014), Pretoria, South Africa, 2014: 60-67.
  12. GIGLMAYR S, BRENT AC, GAUCHÉ P, FECHNER H. Utility-Scale PV Power and Energy Supply Outlook for South Africa in 2015. The 2nd Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC 2014), Pine Lodge Resort and Conference Centre, Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, CSP World 2014: 1-8.
  13. HARTMANN A, VAN DYK L. The utilization of mobile devices for telemedicine services in a South African public healthcare system. Global Telehealth 2014, Southrn Sun Elangeni Hotel, Durban, South Africa, Global Telehealth 2014 2014: 20-28.
  14. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF. Decision Support System for Van-Der-Waals Forces Actuated Micro-Material Handling Operations. Fourth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Grand Hyatt Hotel, Bali, Indonesia, IEOM 2014 2014: 235-244.
  15. MUGWAGWA L, DIMITROV D, MATOPE S. Exploring Opportunities for Improvement in Selective Laser Melting. RAPDASA 15th Annual International Conference, STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, RAPDASA 2014: 21-29.
  16. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, DEWA MT. A web based manufacturability agent framework for an E-manufacturing sytem. 3rd CIRP Global Web Conference: Advancement beyond state of the art, Online conference, Elsevier B.V. 2014: 1-2.
  17. PINDELA N, GONIWE N, NCETANI L. Future Scenarios to 2025 Plus for the Western Cape Tool, Die and Mould Industry. RAPDASA 15th Annual International Conference, STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, RAPDASA 2014: 191-201.
  18. SCHLÜNZ B, BOKOV PM, VAN VUUREN JH. Research Reactor In-Core Fuel Management Optimisation Using the Multiobjective Cross-Entropy Method. PHYSOR 2014 International Conference, The Westin Niyako, Kyoto, Japan, PHYSOR2014 2014: 1-15.
  19. VAN WYK H, VON LEIPZIG KH. Next generation supply chain management theoretical modelling based on the internet of things. 44th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Service Systems, Adile Sultan Palace, Istanbul, Turkey, 44th Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering 2014: 834-845.

Proceedings National

  1. BOTHA LJ, VLOK PJ. Mitigating Delays in the Operations of a Business Entity when Converting to the ISO 55000 Standard. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 519-532.
  2. BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. On the q-criticality of graphs with respect to secure graph domination. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 45-53.
  3. BURGER AP, EINHORN MD, VAN VUUREN JH. Design of a detailed microscopic traffic simulation modelling framework for signalised intersections. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 1-8.
  4. CHINDONDONDO B, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MUPINGA T, MHLANGA S. Analysis of a Time Based and Corrective Maintenance System for a Sugar Producing Company. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 259-272.
  5. CHINDONDONDO B, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MUPINGA T, MHLANGA S. Development of a Condition Based Maintenance System for a Sugar Producing Company. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 273-286.
  6. COLMANT A, VAN VUUREN JH. Solution representation for a maritime law enforcement response selection problem. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 79-87.
  7. DEWA MT, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L. An Empirical Analysis of Operational Disturbances and their Impact on Business Performancein Manufacturing Firms: Case Tooling Industry South Africa. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 1-16.
  8. DEWA MT, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L. Holonic Control System: A Proposed Solution for Managing Dynamic Events in a Distributed Manufacturing Environment. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 53-68.
  9. DU TOIT J, VAN VUUREN JH. Semi-automated maritime vessel activity detection using hidden Markov models. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 71-78.
  10. GARIKAYI T, SAKUTUKWA M, NYANGA L. Design of an Intelligent Fuzzy Logic- PID Based Bioreactor Control System for an Automated 50TPD Organic Fertilizer Production Plant with Aid of a BM1 Enzyme. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 287-300.
  11. GWEBU AM, NYANGA L, NYADONGO ST, VAN DER MERWE AF, MHLANGA S. Effect of Mould Temperature on the Filling Behavior of Molten Resin in Plastic Injection Moulding of High Density Polyenthylene (HDPE). 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 235-246.
  12. HATTON MN, BEKKER JF. Development of an optimiser for a simulator of an electric utility: Challenges and approach. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 18-26.
  13. HEYNS JH, VLOK PJ. Correlation and Causation: A Potential Pitfall for Efficient Asset Management. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 533-544.
  14. LINDNER B, VAN VUUREN JH. Maintenance scheduling for the generating units of a national power utility. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 36-44.
  15. LÖTTER DP, VAN VUUREN JH. Implementation challenges associated with a threat evaluation and weapon assignment system. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 27-35.
  16. MARADZANO I, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, DLODLO ZB, CHIKOWORE TR, MHLANGA S. Design of Cotton Ginning Dryer Control System. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 247-258.
  17. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, DEWA MT. A Decision Support System Framework for Machine Selection. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 153-164.
  18. STANLEY L, TREURNICHT NF. An Investigation of Cellular Facility Configuration for Table Grape Packing. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 459-468.
  19. TENDAYI TG, FOURIE CJ. An AHP-Based Evaluation of Maintenance Excellence Cirteria. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 99-110.
  20. TREURNICHT NF, NELL TM, STANLEY L. Facility Design of Fruit and Vegetable Storage at Retail Outlets: A Generic Design Approach. 26th Annual Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIIE 2014: 447-458.
  21. TRUTER ML, VAN VUUREN JH. Prerequisites for the design of a threat evaluation and weapon assignment system evaluator. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 54-61.
  22. VAN VUUREN BJ, POTGIETER L, VAN VUUREN JH. Prerequisites for the design of an agent-based model for simulating the population dynamics of Eldana saccharina Walker. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 62-70.

Chapters in Books

  1. DIMITROV D, DE BEER N, HUGO PA, SCHREVE K. Three Dimensional Printing. In Comprehensive Material Processing Volume 10: Advances in Additive Manufacturing, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014: 217-250.
  2. VAN DYK L, SCHUTTE CSL. The Telemedicine Service Maturity Model: A Framework for the Measurement and Improvement of Telemedicine Services. In Telemedicine, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia (local name: Hrvatska), 2013: 217-238.

Doctoral Completed

  1. GOUS JH. Towards a reference architecture for integrated knowledge networks. PhD (Eng), 2014. 500 pp. Promotor: Schutte CSL. Medepromotor: Gerber A.
  2. JOOSTE JA. A Critical Success Factor Model for Asset Management Services. PhD (Eng), 2014. 433 pp. Promotor: Vlok PJ. Medepromotor: Schutte CSL.

Masters Completed

  1. ASEKUN O. A decision support model to improve rolling stock maintenance scheduling based on reliability and cost. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 154 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ.
  2. DE BRUYN R. Improving and implementing advanced milling techniques for the manufacture of selected titanium aerospace parts. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 112 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF. Medestudieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  3. DU TOIT D. Decision-making framework for the management of spare parts in capital intensive industries. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 171 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ.
  4. HARTMANN A. An assessment of telemedicine services in the public health sector of the Western Cape. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 197 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L. Medestudieleier: Schutte CSL.
  5. LINDNER B. Determining optimal primary sawing and ripping machine settings in the wood manufacturing chain. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 180 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. Medestudieleier: Wessels B.
  6. MARCANTONIO G. Development of framework for the manufacture of customized titatnium cervical cage implants using additive manufacturing. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 131 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov D. Medestudieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  7. NIEUWOUDT (NÉÉ TROSKIE) L. Building a decision map for selecting the appropriate Industrial Engineering Technique for mining problems. MIng Gestruktureerd , 2014. 86 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  8. OTTO L. Investigating the introduction of e-mobility in South Africa. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 129 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  9. SCHOLTZ E. A comparative study on the value of accounting for possible relationships between decision variables when solving multi-objective problems. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 285 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  10. SHEDLOCK MP. Techno-economics of industrial scale B-D-fructofuranosidase and short-chain fructooligosacchardes. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 237 pp. Studieleier: Gorgens J. Medestudieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  11. SMIT A. Development of a telerobotic test bench system for small-field-of-operation bilateral applications with 3D visual and haptic (kinaesthetic) feedback. MScIng, 2014. 273 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  12. TRUTER AW. A cost optimisation of preventative upkeep networks using the South African Navy as a case study. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 218 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ.
  13. VAN BAALEN S. Investigating capacity self- assessment as a catalyst for improved municipal service delivery. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 237 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL. Medestudieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  14. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI. Automating a labour performance measurement and risk assessment: An Evaluation of Methods for a Computer Vision based System. MScIng, 2014. 246 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  15. VAN BREDA P. A methodology to evaluate the contribution of small-scale farms to the vision of regulating authorities. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 156 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. Medestudieleier: De Clercq Dr.
  16. VAN DEN HONERT AF. Estimating the continuous risk of accidents occurring in the South African mining industry. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 191 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ.
  17. VAN DER WALT JJA. Knowledge roles and flows in open innovation. MIng Navorsing, 2014. 236 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.

General Presentations

  1. VAN DER MERWE C, VAN RENSBURG ACJ. An Integrated Value Proposition Design Framework for Product Portfolio Management.
  2. VAN RENSBURG ACJ. Quantitative Risk Analysis with Complexity Science.
  3. VAN RENSBURG ACJ. Using Complexity Science to measure risk.
  4. VAN RENSBURG ACJ. Using Smart Processes to Capture Customer Journeys.

Research Outputs 2013

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. AL SHAALANE A, VLOK PJ. Application of the Aviation Derived Maintenance Free Operating Period Concept in the South African Mining Industry. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(3) : 150-165.
  2. BAUM J-H, VLOK PJ. Mapping primary constraints in physical asset management strategy execution, using social network analysis. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(2) : 47-58.
  3. CARSTENS WA, VLOK PJ. Statistical analysis of caterpillar 793D haul truck engine data and through-life diagnostic information using the proportional hazards model. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(2) : 59-68.
  4. DE BEER N, VAN DER MERWE AF. Patient-specific intervertebral disc implants using rapid manufacturing technology. Rapid Prototyping Journal 2013; 19(2) : 126-139.
  5. KOTLINSKI J, MIGUS M, KESY Z, KESY A, HUGO PA, DEEZ B, SCHREVE K, DIMITROV DM. Fabrication of hydrodynamic torque converter impellers by using the selective laser sintering method. Rapid Prototyping Journal 2013; 19(6) : 430-436.
  6. LEONARD T, BEKKER JF. Apron Layout Design and Flight-to-Gate Assignment at Lanseria. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(1) : 192-206.
  7. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, RABINOVICH YI. Silver, Copper and Aluminium Coatings for Micro-Material Handling Operations. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(2) : 69-77.
  8. MINNAAR JR, BASSON W, VLOK PJ. Quantitative methods required for implementing PAS 55 or the ISO 55000 series for asset management. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(3) : 98-111.
  9. PRETORIUS C, RUTHVEN GA, VON LEIPZIG KH. An empirical supply chain measurement model for a national egg producer based on SCOR attributes. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2013; 7(1) : 1-13.
  10. ROOS J, RUTHVEN GA, LOMBARD MJ, MCLACHLAN M. Food availability and accessibility in the local food distribution system of a low-income, urban community in Worcester, in the Western Cape province. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2013; 26(4) : 194-200.
  11. STRUWIG C, RUTHVEN GA, VON LEIPZIG KH. The application of design criteria for locating a hub configured supply chain for a restaurant cluster in the Stellenbosch area. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2013; 7(1) : 1-7.
  12. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI, MATOPE S, RUTHVEN GA, VAN DER MERWE AF. Application of an Automated Labour Performance Measuring System at a Confectionery Company. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2013; 11(3) : 59-72.
  13. VAN DEN HONERT AF, SCHOEMAN JS, VLOK PJ. Correlating the Content and Context of PAS 55 with the ISO 55000 Series. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(2) : 24-32.
  14. VER LOREN VAN THEMAAT T, SCHUTTE CSL, LUTTERS D, KENNON D. Designing s Framework to Design a Business Model for the ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’ Population. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013; 24(3) : 190-204.

Proceedings International

  1. DIMITROV DM, BEZUIDENHOUT MB, MARCANTONIO G. Advances in Customised Medical Prostheses through Additive Manufacturing with an Emphasis on Hip Replacement and Cervical Implants. International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2013: 79-84.
  2. DIMITROV DM, CONRADIE PJT, OOSTHUIZEN GA. A Process Planning Framework for Milling of Titanium Alloys. International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2013: 209-214.
  3. HUGO PA, SAXER M, DIMITROV DM. Advanced Data Manipulation – an Innovative Approach in Mould Design and Manufacture. 14th Annual International 2013 Conference RAPDASA – Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa, SANParks Golden Gate Hotel, Clarens, Central University of Technology CPRM 2013: 1-14.
  4. KATZ BR, DU PREEZ ND, SCHUTTE CSL. The Relationship Between and Innovation Strategy and a Technology Strategy. International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department of Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch University 2013: 461-468.
  5. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T, READ S, ARDERNE M, MUELLER M. Polyurethane Micro-Gripper Utilizing Van-Der-Waals’ Forces in Micro-Assembly. International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch University 2013: 253-256.
  6. MUELLER M, READ S, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, WITTSTOCK V, NEUGEBAUER R. Handling Robots for High-Volume Microassembly – an Economic and Technological Comparison of Different Kinematic Principles. International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department of Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch University 2013: 257-262.
  7. MUTINGI M, MATOPE S. Dynamics of Information Technology Adoption in a Complex Environment. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), Pavilion – Clock Tower Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, IEEE 2013: 1466-1471.
  8. MUTINGI T, MATOPE S. System Dynamics of Renewable Energy Technology Adoption. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), Pavilion-Clock Tower Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, IEEE 2013: 1512-1516.
  9. PINDELA N, DIMITROV DM, NCETANI L. Advanced Approaches for Plastic Injection Moulding – a Design Perspective. 14th Annual International 2013 Conference RAPDASA – Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa, SANParks Golden Gate Hotel, Clarens, South Africa, Central University of Technology CPRM 2013: 1-13.
  10. PRETORIUS GDP, DU PREEZ ND. The Knowledge Cube : A Universal Framework to Describe all Knowledge Items. Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department of Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2013: 485-491.
  11. READ S, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, SMIT AS, MUELLER M. An Intuitive Teachable Micro Material Handling Robot with Van der Waals Gripper. Design and Development. 2012 5th Robotics and Mechatronics Conference of South African (ROBMECH), CSIR International Conference Centre, Gauteng, South Africa, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Inc. 2012: 1-6.
  12. SANUSI KO, OOSTHUIZEN GA, EKSTEEN PD. Development of Finite Element Procedures to Model the Behavior of Ultra-Finegrained and Nanocrystalline Grain Structures During Equal-Channel Angular Press (ECAP) Processing of Metals. Material Science and Technology – MS&T 2011 Conference & Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio, USA, John Wiley & Sons 2011: 244-251.
  13. UHEIDA E, DIMITROV DM. Analysis and Evaluation of Flexible Technologies for forming of Titanium Sheet Metal – a Review. 14th Annual International 2013 Conference RAPDASA – Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa, SANParks Golden Gate Hotel, Clarens, South Africa, Central University of Technology CPRM 2013: 1-18.
  14. VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L, KALS HJJ. Why the S in BRICS? : A Production Engineering Perspective. Conference on Competitive Manufacturing – COMA’13, Department of Industrial Engineering, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2013: 443-448.
  15. VAN WYK H, VON LEIPZIG KH. Integrated Metrics and Benchmarking Solutions using Information Technology for Healthy Sector Supply Chains. 43rd International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, CCIE 2013: 83.

Proceedings National

  1. CHIDUWA AC, NYANGA L, MHLANGA S, VAN DER MERWE AF, KANYEMBA G. Investigation of the Effects of Lubricant Fat Content on Drawn Copper Wires. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 604.
  2. CONRADIE PJT, DIMITROV DM, SAXER M. Cutting Strategy Selection for Titanium Machining – A Key for Cost Savings. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 624.
  3. DE BRUYN R, TREURNICHT NF. Exploring Abrasive Water Jet Cutting For Near Net Shape Processing of Titanium Aerospace Components. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 514.
  4. DEN HEIJER J, LANE-VISSER T. Development of a Cost of Quality Calculation Tool for a South African Printing Company. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 625.
  5. DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T. Comparison of Return on Investment for an Entry Level Micromilling Machine Versus Benchmark State of the Art Machines. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 605.
  6. ENEVER AA, TREURNICHT NF, KRUGER C. To Coat or Not to Coat when Cutting it Cool with Titanium Alloys. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 579.
  7. ENGELBRECHT ME, TREURNICHT NF, AKDOGAN G, SACKS N. Functional Performance and Machinability of Titanium Alloys for Medical Implants: A Review. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 582.
  8. GANDURI L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, VAN NIEKERK WNJ. Economic Model for Production of Eco-friendly Products from Natural Fibre Material. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 521.
  9. GARIKAYI T, NYANGA L, MUSHIRI T, MHLANGA S, KUIPA PK. Designing of an Intelligent Fuzzy Logic System for Accretion Prevention in Sponge Iron SL/RN Rotary KILN Based 100TPD DRI Process. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 523.
  10. GARIKAYI T, NYANGA L, MUSHIRI T, MHLANGA S, MUZINDA A, MUTANGI T. Model Reference Adaptive Control System for Moisture Regulation in Cotton Ginning. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 524.
  11. GUNDA L, NKIWANE F, MHLANGA S, NYANGA L, NYATHI ZM. Telemetric Data Logger and Monitor for Mining Vehicles. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 606.
  12. HAMMOND DR, DIMITROV DM, TREURNICHT NF. The Effects of Cooling and Cutting Tool Coating on Tool Wear during Milling of T16AL4V and 40CRMNMO7. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 591.
  13. HARTMANN A, VAN DYK L. An Assessment of the Maturity of Teleradiology Services within the Western Cape Public Healthcare System. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 577.
  14. JORDAAN E, MATOPE S. Improvement of Plant Facility Layout for Better Labour Utilisation: Case Study of a Confectionery Company in the Western Cape. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 610.
  15. LENNOX GB, MATOPE S, DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T, VAN DER MERWE AF, MUELLER M. Application of Polyurethane Materials in the Assembly of Micro-Components. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 560.
  16. LINDNER B, LANE-VISSER T, WESSELS B. A model to optimise the linked sawing and ripping decisions in the South African pine wood industry. 42nd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch, South Africa, ORSSA 2013: 71-81.
  17. MHLANGA S, MATOPE S, MUGWAGWA L, PHUTHI N, MOYO V. Academic staff development strategies in engineering fields of study: case study of Zimbabwe. Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education – SASEE, Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, SASEE 2013: 118-127.
  18. MUTANGI T, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, CHIKOWORE TC, KANYEMBA G. A Linear Programming Model for Blending. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 575.
  19. MWOYONGEWENYU B, MHLANGA S, GWANGWAVA N, NYANGA L, MPOFU K, VAN DER MERWE AF. A Framework for a Technology Transfer Decision Support System (TTDSS). 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 603.
  20. NGETICH WK, MOLL CM, SCHUTTE CSL. An Investigation of Industry Expectations on Industrial Engineering Graduates: A Case Study of Graduate Development Programmes in South African Universities. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 564.
  21. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, VLOK PJ, MUTANGI T, MATOPE S. Development of a Resource Agent for an E-Manufacturing System. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 542.
  22. PAPSCH M, VON LEIPZIG KH. The Implementation of Six Sigma Process Improvement in a Small Flexible Enterprise with Limited Resources. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 584.
  23. PRETORIUS GDP, DU PREEZ ND. The Migration of a Knowledge Item Through the Life Cycles of Technology, Product Development and the Enterprise. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 799.
  24. PRINS C, TREURNICHT NF. An Overview of Advanced Cooling Techniques for Titanium Alloy Machining in Aerospace. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 657.
  25. ROMMELSPACHER KO, FOURIE CJ. The Recommendation and Validation of an Appropriate Physical Asset Management Policy for PRASA’s Metrorail Division. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 573.
  26. RUPARE WF, NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, MHLANGA S. Design of an Automated Grinding Media Charging System for Ball Mills. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 619.
  27. SNYDERS FJ, VAN DYK L. Assessing the Technology Acceptance of Cell Phones within the Context of the Primary Healthy Care System of South Africa. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 820.
  28. SNYMAN HA, KENNON D, SCHUTTE CSL, VON LEIPZIG KH. Formulating a Strategic Framework to Promote SME Development. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 817.
  29. STEYN N, VAN DYK L. Nurse Scheduling Decision Support Systems as a Workforce Management Technology Solution in Public Healthcare. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 652.
  30. TENDAYI TG, FOURIE CJ. The Combined AHP-QFD Approach and its use in Lean Maintenance. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 554.
  31. UYS N, LANE-VISSER T. Investigation of a Hybrid Renewable Energy System to meet South Africa’s Baseload Energy Demand using a Multi-objective PBIL Optimisation Algorithm. 42nd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch, South Africa, ORSSA 2013: 61-70.
  32. WINTERBACH HF, VON LEIPZIG KH. Enhancing Project Management in South African Small Business by Focusing on Process Improvement Methodologies. 25th Annual South African Institute for Industrial Engineering Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2013: 633.

Chapters in Books

  1. VAN DYK L, SCHUTTE CSL. The Telemedicine Service Maturity Model: A Framework for the Measurement and Improvement of Telemedicine Services. In Telemedicine 2013, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia (local name: Hrvatska), 2013: 217-238.

Doctoral Completed

  1. VAN DYK L. Development of a Telemedicine Service Maturity Model. PhD (Eng), 2013. 282 pp. Promotor: Schutte CSL.

Masters Completed

  1. BURNETT S. The simplified numerical decision making toolbox for physical asset management decisions. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 198 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. Medestudieleier: Schutte CSL.
  2. DAFFUE RA. Applying patient-admission predictive algorithms in the South African Healthcare System. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 182 pp. Studieleier: Lane-Visser T. Medestudieleier: Schutte CSL.
  3. DE BEER TI. Sustainable waste management: A decision support framework. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 166 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  4. EKSTEEN PD. Development of incremental formed patient-specific titanium knee prosthesis. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 119 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  5. ENGELBRECHT TJ. Cost reduction of reusable packaging material in the automobile industry of South Africa. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 158 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  6. ESTERHUIZEN D. A knowledge management framework to grow innovation capability maturity. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 216 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  7. GEYER RW. Value-adding business process modelling: Determining the suitability of a business process modelling technique for a given application. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 133 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ. Medestudieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  8. HAMMOND DR. An investigation of the impact of selected cooling strategies on milling of difficult-to-cut materials with an emphasis on titanium alloys and hardened steel. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 125 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM. Medestudieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  9. MELAX S. An implementation and management framework for cluster initiatives in South Africa. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 131 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  10. READ S. The development of a robotic coarse-to-fine positioning system. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 395 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF. Medestudieleier: Schutte CSL.
  11. ROELOFSE JJ. Economic feasibility study of the establishment of smallholder pig farmers for the commercial market: Empolweni case study. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 124 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF. Medestudieleier: Liebenberg L.
  12. SMIT R. Check weighing in table grape punnet packing: Opportunities in the development of operational effectiveness. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 194 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF. Medestudieleier: Blanckenberg MM.
  13. SNYDERS FJ. Determining the feasibility of using mobile phones to strengthen the information management of preventative health care in South Africa. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 179 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L. Medestudieleier: Vlok PJ.
  14. SWANEPOEL LS. Framework for identifying systemic environmental factors causing underperformance in business processes. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 146 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  15. TENDAYI TG. An Investigation into the applicability of lean thinking in an operational maintenance environment. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 124 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ. Medestudieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  16. TRIEGAARDT M. Picture archiving and communication systems in the South African public healthcare environment: A suitable structure and guidelines to assist implementation and optimisation. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 201 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L.
  17. VAN HEERDEN J. Reducing risks in large scale projects: investigating the integration of systems engineering principles into project management. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 175 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ. Medestudieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  18. VON PETERSDORFF HA. Identifying and quantifying maintenance improvement opportunities in physcial asset management. MIng Navorsing, 2013. 181 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. Medestudieleier: Schutte CSL.

Research Outputs 2012

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. CONRADIE PJT, OOSTHUIZEN GA, TREURNICHT NF, AL SHAALANE A. Overview of Work Piece Temperature Measurement Techniques for Machining of Ti6Al4V. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(2) : 116-130.
  2. ENGELBRECHT L, BEKKER JF. A Decision Support Model for Passenger Capacity Design of BRT Stations. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(1) : 162-177.
  3. ESTERHUIZEN D, SCHUTTE CSL, DU TOIT ASA. A knowledge management framework to grown innovation capability maturity. South African Journal of Information Management 2012; 14(1) : 1-10.
  4. ESTERHUIZEN D, SCHUTTE CSL, DU TOIT ASA. Knowledge creation processes as critical enablers for innovation. International Journal of Information Management 2012; 32 : 354-364.
  5. HECTOR T, RUTHVEN GA, VON LEIPZIG KH. The Development of a Performance Measurement System for the South African Container Shipping Industry. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2012; 6(1) : 148-163.
  6. MATOPE S, RABINOVICH YI, VAN DER MERWE AF. Van der Waals interaction between silica spheres and metallic thin films created by e-beam evaporation. Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2012; 411 : 87-93.
  7. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, RABINOVICH YI.Micro-Material Handling, Employing E-Beam Coatings of Copper and Silver. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(1) : 114-121.
  8. SANUSI KO, MAKINDE OW, OLIVER GJ. Equal channel angular pressing technique for the formation of ultra-fine grained structures. South African Journal of Science 2012; 108(9/10) : 1-8.
  9. SAXER M, DE BEER N, DIMITROV DM. High-speed 5-axis machining for tooling applications. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(3) : 144-153.
  10. SCHOLTZ E, BEKKER JF, DU TOIT D. Multi-objective optimisation with stochastic discrete-event simulation in retail banking: A case study. ORiON: Journal of the Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012; 28(2) : 117-135.
  11. SMIT R, TREURNICHT NF, BLANCKENBERG MM. Table Grape Punnet Packaging: The Influence of Check-Weighing. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(3) : 196-208.
  12. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF. Review and Analysis of Work Sampling Methods: The Case of an Automated Labour Performance Measurement System using the Work Sampling Method. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2012; 9(1) : 137-150.
  13. VAN DER MERWE L, RUTHVEN GA, VON LEIPZIG KH. The Study and Design of A National Supply Chain for the Aerospace Titanium Components Manufacturing Industry. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2012; 6(1) : 15-34.
  14. VAN DYK L, SCHUTTE CSL. Development of a Maturity Model for Telemedicine. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(2) : 61-72.
  15. VAN WYK DN, TREURNICHT NF. A Quantitative Analysis of Supply Response in the Namibian Mutton Industry. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2012; 23(1) : 202-215.

Proceedings International

  1. ARDERNE M, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NYANGA L. Use of Van-Der- Waals Forces Actuated Polyurethane Micro-Grippers in the Handling of IC Micro- Components. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 699-705.

  2. BLAINE DC, VLOK PJ, DOBSON RT. The Practical Application of ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 to the Mass Production of Motor Industry Components. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 1047-1057. IE-Research Report_2012_Final Page 2 / 6

  3. CONRADIE PDF, TREURNICHT NF. Exploring Critical Failure Modes in the Rail Environment and the Consequential Costs of Unplanned Maintenance. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 287-299.

  4. DE BRUYN R, TREURNICHT NF. An Investigation into Lubrication Strategies for the Incremental Sheet Forming of Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIEE 2012: 193-199.

  5. DIMITROV DM, DE BEER N. Improvements in Capability Profile of 3D Printing – an Update. 13th RAPDASA Annual International Conference, Kwa Maritane, Pilanesburg, South Africa, CSIR 2012: flashdisk.

  6. DIMITROV DM, HAMMOND DR, TREURNICHT NF, SAXER M. Investigation of Selected Cooling Techniques for Milling of Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 577-586.

  7. DIMITROV DM, HONIBALL JR, DE BEER N. An Investigation into the Viability of a 3D Printing Technology for Reconstructive Surgical Applications. First International Conference on Design and Processes for Medical Devices PROMED, Brescia, Brescia, Italy, University of Brescia 2012: 79-82.

  8. DIMITROV DM, NEUGEBAUER R, TREPPE F, SCHMIDT G, TREURNICHT NF, BLAINE DC. Development of Roadmaps for Cost Minimisation of Titanium Machining for Aerospace Applications. International Chemnitz Manufacturing Colloquium, ICMC2012, Chemnitz, Germany, ICMC 2012: 175-191.

  9. DIMITROV DM, SAXER M. Productivity Improvement in Tooling Manufacture through High Speed 5 Axis Machining. 5th CIRP Conference on High Performance Cutting 2012, Zuerich, Switzerland, SciVerse ScienceDirect, Procedia CIRP 1(2012), Available online at www.sciencedirect.com 2012: 277-282.

  10. EKSTEEN PD, VAN DER MERWE AF. Incremental Sheet Forming (ISF) in the Manufacturing of Titanium Based Plate Implants in the Bio-Medical Sector. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 569-575.

  11. FRIEDRICH SS, VAN DYK L. Developing A Decision Support System for Nurse Scheduling at a Public Hospital in South Africa. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , ICCE, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 15-1 – 15-9.

  12. GUNDA L, MASUKA L, GONYE R, MHLANGA S, NYANGA L. RFID Based Automatic Tollgate System (RATS). Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 381-390.

  13. HOLM R, VON LEIPZIG KH. The Considerations of Developing and Implementing an IT System to Track and Trace Explosives in the South African Market. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 803-815.

  14. KRAUSE W, SCHUTTE CSL, DU PREEZ ND. An Exploratory Study on Preferred Open Innovation Types and Partners in South Africa SMEs. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2012) , Bangkok, Hong Kong, IEE Technology Management Council 2012: 1795-1799.

  15. KRAUSE W, SCHUTTE CSL, DU PREEZ ND. Open Innovation in South African Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 755-769.

  16. LEMMER K, BRAND J, TREURNICHT NF, DU TOIT W. Concept Investigation of a Mobile Vineyard Press for Wine Grapes. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 201-210.

  17. MANDAZA M, GORIWONDO WM, VON LEIPZIG KH. Critical Analysis of Behavioural Training Method for Supply Chain Operation Reference (SCOR) Model Compliant Supply-Chain-Management (SCM). Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, IE-Research Report_2012_Final Page 3 / 6 South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 857-868.

  18. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, TLALE N. E-Manufacturing: A Framework for Increasing Manufacturing Resource Utilisation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 239-250.

  19. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF, MHLANGA S, NHINDIRI B. Implementation of an Energy Usage Optimization System on a Pharmaceutical Company. The Fourth IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems (AfricaPES 2012) , Gaborone International Convention Centre, Gaborone, Botswana, IASTED 2012:
    760-013.

  20. READ S, VAN DER MERWE AF, SCHUTTE CSL, MUELLER M. Development of a Micro Material Handling System. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 557-567.

  21. SAXER M, CONRADIE PJT, DIMITROV DM. An Approach for Evaluation of Cutting Strategies for Milling of TI6AL4V. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 533-544.

  22. SEPHTON EA, TREURNICHT NF, BLANCKENBERG MM, VAN DER WESTHUIZEN J. Investigation of the Automation of Abalone Production Control. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 431-439.

  23. TENDAYI TG, FOURIE CJ. A Lean Maintenance Supply Chain Framework for Rolling Stock Maintenance: A Case Study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 707-713.

  24. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI, VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S, SWART AD.
    Automation of Work Studies: An Evaluation of Methods for a Computer Based System. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 441-454.

  25. VAN DYK L, SCHUTTE CSL, FORTUIN JB. A Maturity Model for Telemedicine Implementation. The Fourth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, Valencia, Spain, IARIA 2012: 78-84.

  26. VAN DYK L, TRIEGAARDT M. Yardsticks for Telemedicine Maturity: A Teleradiology Case Study. The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum for Educational, Networking and Business (Med-e-Tel 2012) , Luxembourg, Luxembourg, International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) 2012: 210-220.

  27. VAN DYK L, WENTZEL MJ, VAN LIMBURG AHM, VAN GEMERT-PIJNEN JEWC, SCHUTTE CSL. Business Models for Sustained EHealth Implementation: Lesson from Two Continents. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 889-904.

  28. VAN WYK H, VON LEIPZIG KH. Information Technology Application to Enable Business Renewal and Modernisation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012: 843-856.

  29. VERWEY N, TREURNICHT NF, BLANCKENBERG MM. New Developments in Grape Punnet Packaging. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIIE 2012:
    171-180.

  30. YOON M, LANE-VISSER T. Design Of A Robust Decision-Making Module For The RoboCup Small-Size League. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa, CIE & SAIEE 2012: 279-286.

Local Conference Proceedings

  1. BESTER S, LANE-VISSER T. Estimating the threat of water scarcity in the Breede Water Management Area: a forecast-based analysis. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSAA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa IE-Research Report_2012_Final Page 4 / 6 2012: 38-50.

  2. CARSTENS W, LANE-VISSER T, VLOK PJ. Estimation of multivariate proportional hazards model parameters with Artificial Bee Colony optimization. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSA), Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 51-58.

  3. DAFFUE RA, LANE-VISSER T. Introducing Predictive Patient-Admission Algorithms to African Healthcare Systems. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSAA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 59-71.

  4. ESSMANN EC, LANE-VISSER T. Solving A Multi-Objective Micro Milling Problem Using Metaheuristics. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSAA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 124-136.

  5. LANE-VISSER T, VANDERSCHUREN M. Finding the optimal South African freight energy management strategy with Archived Multiobjective Simulated Annealing (AMOSA). Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 72-80.

  6. LANE-VISSER T. Biopharmaceutical Facility Design: A System Analysis. Ninth INCOSE SA Conference 2012 – Systems Engineering – The Jewel in the Crown , CSIR International Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, CSIR 2012: on CD.

  7. SNYDERS FJ, LANE-VISSER T. Improving the work rate of community health workers through optimisation. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa , Aloe Ridge Hotel, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, ORSA 2012: 67-77.

  8. TREURNICHT MJ, LANE-VISSER T, VAN DYK L, FRIEDRICH SS. A Nurse Rostering Algorithm for a District Hospital in South Africa. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSAA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 93-102.

  9. VAN ZYL AJ, VAN DYK L. Operations Research in Telemedicine. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 103-110.

  10. VAN ZYL I, LANE-VISSER T, VAN DYK L. Paving the way for the use of prediction modelling in a hospital environment. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the Operational Research Society of South Africa (ORSAA) , Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Operations Research Society of South Africa 2012: 111-123.

  11. YOON M, LANE-VISSER T. Finding the best pass-receiving position in the RoboCup Small-Size Leaque. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Aloe Ridge Hotel, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, ORSA 2012: 48-57.

Chapter in Book


  1. TREURNICHT MJ, VAN DYK L. Clinical-Pull Approach to Telemedicine Implementation Policies using Health Informatics in the Developing World. In Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies and Applications Advancements and Developments, Medical Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), Hershey PA 17033, USA, 2012: 424-450.

Patents


  1. ARDERNE M, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF. Micro-part placement device: Van-der-Waals force actuated polyurethane micro-gripper. **MISSING PATENT NUMBER** , South Africa 2012.

Doctoral Completed

  1. BEKKER JF. Applying the cross-entropy method in multi-objective optimisation of dynamic, stochastic processes. PhD (Eng), 2012. 231 pp. Promotor: van Vuuren JH. Medepromotor: Van Der Merwe AF .

  2. MATOPE S. Application of Van-der-Waals forces in micro-material handling. PhD (Eng), 2012. 231 pp. Promotor: Van Der Merwe AF .

Masters Completed

  1. AL SHAALANE A. Improving asset care plans in mining: Applying developments from aviation maintenance. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 178 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ, Schutte CSL.

  2. BAKKER RH. Study into the viability of e-mobility and requirements for the strategic roll out of electric vehicles in Souh Africa . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 134 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.

  3. BAUM J-H. Investigating social network analysis as a method to map primary constraints in physical asset management strategy execution . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 241 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. MedeStudieleier: Schutte CSL.

  4. CAMPHER C. Exploring real options in the capital budgeting of investments within physical asset management . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 179 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ. MedeStudieleier: Schutte CSL.

  5. CARSTENS WA. Regression analysis of caterpillar 793D haul truck engine failure data and through-life diagnostic information using the proportional hazards model. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 1 pp. Studieleier: Vlok PJ, Schutte CSL.

  6. DU PREEZ JACQUES. A study of reconfigurable manufacturing systems with computer simulation. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 149 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  7. DU PREEZ JONATHAN. Fighting change with change: A methodology for reengineering an enterprise. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 168 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  8. DUSS A. Development capability profiles of selected reverse engineering techniques. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 99 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM, Von Leipzig KH.

  9. ESSMANN EC. Lifecycle Cost Analysis of a Typical 5-axis Micro-Milling Machine. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 167 pp. Studieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.

  10. FRANKLIN C. Multi-objective optimisation using agent-based modelling. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 105 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  11. HAUMANN C. The application of the cross-entropy method for multi-objective optimization to combinatorial problems . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 248 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  12. HERSELMAN EJ. An investigation of sliding wear of Ti6Al4V. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 137 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF. MedeStudieleier: Oosthuizen GA. 13. LOUBSER Z. A decision support tool for circular stockpile management using simulation. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 94 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.

  13. OLIVIER T. The Efficiency of the container shipping industry and the development of a performance measurement system . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 148 pp. Studieleier: Ruthven GA. MedeStudieleier: Von Leipzig KH.

  14. PIETERSE PJ. A historical examination of disruptive innovation management in the global media & entertainment industry. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 183 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.

  15. PRETORIUS J. Development and implementation of a telerobotic system with video and haptic feedback. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 126 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.

  16. RILEY K. Capitalising on South Africa’s innovation resource through entrepreneurship in the creative industries . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 255 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH. MedeStudieleier: Schutte CSL.

  17. ROMMELSPACHER KO. The recommendation and validation of an appropriate physical asset management policy for Prasa’s Metrorail division. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 177 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ. MedeStudieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.

  18. ROOS J. Food system analysis and the development of a system dynamics approach to improve food security for a vulnerable community in the Breede River Region, Western Cape Province, South Africa . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 143 pp. Studieleier: Ruthven GA. MedeStudieleier: Mclachlan MH.

  19. SCHOONWINKEL S. A risk and cost management model for changes during the construction phase of a civil engineering project. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 198 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ. MedeStudieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.

  20. STADLER JG. Multi-objective optimisation using the cross-entropy method in CO gas management at a South African ilmenite smelter. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 201 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  21. TREURNICHT MJ. A decision support system for telemedicine needs assessments in South Africa. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 161 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L. IE-Research Report_2012_Final Page 6 / 6

  22. VAN DER MERWE E. A study of current and possible future Industrial Engineering methodologies used to increas energy effieciency. MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 174 pp. Studieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.

  23. VAN NIEKERK (NÉÉ NEL) M. Developing a tool for project contingency estimation in Eskom Distribution Western Cape Operating Unit . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 236 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.

  24. VAN ZYL AJ. An information system to support telemedicine projects in South Africa . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 152 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L.

  25. ZANG JH. National Innovation System: South Africa and China Compared . MSc (Ingwet), 2012. 284 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.

Research outputs 2011

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. BEKKER JF, ALDRICH C. The cross-entropy method in multi-objective optimisation: An assessment. European Journal of Operational Research 2011; 211(1) : 112-121.
  2. BOONYASOPON P, RIEL A, UYS W, LOUW L, TICHKIEWITCH S, DU PREEZ ND. Automatic knowledge extraction from manufacturing research publications. Cirp Annals-Manufacturing Technology 2011; 60 : 477-480.
  3. ESTERHUYZEN D, SCHUTTE CSL, DU TOIT ASA. Enhancing innovation capability maturity through knowledge conversion. Acta Commercii 2011; 11 : 211-231.
  4. ESTERHUYZEN D, SCHUTTE CSL, DU TOIT ASA. Knowledge creation processes as critical enablers for innovation. International Journal of Information Management 2011; 1(2011) : 1.
  5. HUSSEIN KO, SANUSI KO. Investigation of corrosion effect of mild steel on orange juice. African Journal of Biotechnology 2011; 10(16) : 3152-3156.
  6. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NEMUTUDI R, NKOSI M, MAAZA M. Micro-material handling employing e-beam generated topographies of copper and aluminium. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2011; 22(2) : 175-188.
  7. OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G, TREURNICHT NF. The performance of PCD Tools in high-speed milling of Ti6Al4V. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 2011; 52(2011) : 929-935.
  8. TREURNICHT NF, BLANCKENBERG MM, VAN NIEKERK HG. Using poka-yoke methods to improve employment potential of intellectually disabled workers. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2011; 22(1) : 213-224.
  9. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI, MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF. Review and analysis of work sampling methods: the case of an automated labour performance measurement system using the work sampling method. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2011; 9(1) : 137-150.
  10. VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S. Manipulation of Van der Waals’ forces by geometrical parameters in micro-material handling. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2011; 8(3) : 152-166.

Proceedings International

  1. CONRADIE PJT, OOSTHUIZEN GA, TREURNICHT NF, AL SHAALANE A. Evaluation of work piece temperature measurement techniques for milling of Ti6Al4V. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-17.
  2. DE BEER N, BLOEM N. An economic cost model for patient-specific intervertebral disc implants. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-12.
  3. DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T. Micromilling Analysis. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-10.
  4. DU PREEZ J, SCHUTTE CSL. Fighting change with change: A process for re-engineering an enterprise. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-16.
  5. ESSMANN EC, DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T. The micro milling of bipolar plate – A tool life model. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-13.
  6. GOUS JH, GARD J, BALTES G, SCHUTTE CSL, GERBER A. Business architecture for inter-organisational innovation networks: A case study comparison from South Africa and Germany. 17th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising (ICE2011), Pullman Quellenhof, Aachen, Germany, Ralf Zillekens Druck- und Werberservice, Stolberg 2011: 209-220.
  7. HAMMOND DR, KOEN D, OOSTHUIZEN GA. The investigation and design of a focused high pressure cooling technique for the milling of Ti6Al4V. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-20.
  8. HAUMANN C, VAN DYK L, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J. A framework for the assessment of teleradiology in South Africa: An Eastern Cape Case Study. Medetel, Luxexpo, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) 2011: 50-54.
  9. HERSELMAN EJ, AKDOGAN G, TREURNICHT NF, SACKS N, AKHTAR F, BERGSTROM L. Sliding Wear In Titanium And Spark Plasma Sintered Carbide Contact Couples. Tribology 2011- Proceedings of the 10th International Tribology Conference, University of Pretoria Conference Centre, Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, SAIT – 978-0-620-49683-4 2011: 89-97.
  10. KATZ BR, DU PREEZ ND, SCHUTTE CSL. Alignment of a functional innovation strategy. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-16.
  11. LOUW SE, OOSTHUIZEN GA, AL SHAALANE A. Evaluation of robot technologies for deep level mining applications. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-16.
  12. NEUGEBAUER R, KORIATH H.-J, REGEL J, MÜLLER M. Process chain and tolerance management for precision manufacturing of piezo-metal-modules. International conference on industrial engineering, systems engineering and engineering management for sustainable global development, Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-12.
  13. NEUGEBAUER R, KORIATH H.-J, VAN DER MERWE AF, DIRKSE VAN SCHALKWYK T, MÜLLER M, MATOPE S. Micro-milling work-holding devices employing adhesive forces. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-8.
  14. NEUGEBAUER R, KORIATH H.-J, VAN DER MERWE AF, MÜLLER M, MATOPE S. Study on applicability of adhesive forces for micro-material handling in production technology. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-12.
  15. NORTIER B, VON LEIPZIG KH, SCHUTTE CSL. The development of a software development framework by combining traditional & agile methods to address modern challenges. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-18.
  16. NYANGA L, VAN DER MERWE AF. E-manufacturing – the roadmap for South Afircan manufacturers. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-23.
  17. OOSTHUIZEN G, AKDOGAN G. Investigation of diffusion between tool and work piece during high-speed milling of Ti6Al4V with fine grain PCD Tools. Material Science and Technology – MS&T 2011 Conference & Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio, USA, John Wiley & Sons – 978-1-1183-0502-7 2011: 1018-1025.
  18. OOSTHUIZEN GA, NORTJE H, HERSELMAN EJ, AKDOGAN G, SACKS N. The development of experimental machines in order to understand the demands of incremental sheet forming of titanium. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-16.
  19. OOSTHUIZEN GA. Developments in wear maps as machining optimisation tools. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-14.
  20. PRETORIUS J, VAN DER MERWE AF. Development and implementation of a telerobotic system with visual and haptic feedback: Current progress. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-14.
  21. ROOS J, RUTHVEN GA. Food system analysis: An assessment of food availability and accessibility. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-10.
  22. SMIT A, VAN DER MERWE AF. Viability of telemedical remote robotic systems. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-9.
  23. SMIT R, TREURNICHT NF, BLANCKENBERG MM. Economic requirements analysis for table grape check weighing. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Developement (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-9.
  24. SNYMAN HA, VON LEIPZIG KH. Investigating momentum on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-18.
  25. TRIEGAARDT M, DOUBELL AF, VAN DYK L. A telemedicine system to increase patient’s access to specialized cardiac care for assisting remote diagnosis. Medetel, Luxexpo, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, ISfTeH 2011: 516-519.
  26. UYS JW, SCHUTTE CSL, VAN ZYL W DW. Trends in an international industrial engineering research journal: A textual information analysis perspective. 41st International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, CD 2011: 884-893.
  27. UYS N, VAN DYK L. A health systems engineering approach to meet the demand for skilled foetal ultrasound services in the Western Cape. Medetel, Luxexpo, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) 2011: 342-346.
  28. VAN DER MERWE AF. xAP – an open source protocol for eHealth. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-11.
  29. VAN DYK L, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J. A multi-dimensional visual map for the measurement and comparison of telemedicine systems. Medetel, Luxexpo, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) 2011: 55-59.
  30. VAN DYK L, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J. A South Africa National telemedicine survey. Medetel, Luxexpo, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, ISfTeH 2011: 415-418.
  31. VAN DYK L, SCHUTTE CSL, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J. A systems engineering approach to telemedicine system implementation in South Africa. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-12.
  32. VAN WYK PJJ, OOSTHUIZEN GA, CONRADIE PJT. Evaluation of communication systems for deep level mining monitoring applications. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM 2011), Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa, SAIIE 2011: 1-16.

Proceedings National

  1. LANE-VISSER T, VANDERSCHUREN M. Exploring the sustainability impacts of the contemporary South African freight transport sector. Southern African Transport Conference: Africa on the move, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, 2011: 311-320.
  2. VANDERSCHUREN M, LANE-VISSER T. The future of transport on the low carbon economy: Some thoughts on requirements for capacity building. Southern African Transport Conference:Africa on the move, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, 2011: 65-76.

Doctoral Completed

  1. DE BEER N. Development of a process chain for digital design and manufacture of patient-specific intervertebral disc implants with matching endplate geometries. PhD (Eng), 2011. 133 pp. Promotor: Van Der Merwe AF. Medepromotor: Dimitrov DM, Scheffer C.
  2. MOAMMER AA. Thermal management of moulds and dies : a contribution to improved design and manufacture of tooling for injection moulding. PhD (Eng), 2011. 170 pp. Promotor: Dimitrov DM. Medepromotor: Harms T, Van Der Merwe AF.

Masters Completed

  1. DU PREEZ J. A study of reconfigurable manufacturing systems with computer simulation. MScIng, 2011. 149 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  2. DU TOIT DJ. ATM Cash management DSS for a South African retail bank. MScIng, 2011. 149 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  3. ENGELBRECHT E. Investigating the feasibility of small-scale broiler farming. MScIng, 2011. 111 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  4. HOLM R. Guidelines to developing and installing a technology enabler onto an existing ERP system to track and trace explosives in the South African market. MScIng, 2011. 139 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  5. KOEN D. Investigation of novel cooling methods to enhance aerospace component manufacturing practices. MScIng, 2011. 130 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  6. LE ROUX JP. A pragmatic approach to knowledge management: understanding the dynamics of knowledge sharing. MScIng, 2011. 106 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  7. LEONARD C. Quality assurance in the aerospace industry : implementation of AS 9100 Quality Management Standard at an SME. MScIng, 2011. 150 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  8. LEONARD T. Comparing airport apron layout designs using computer simulation and the cross-entropy method. MScIng, 2011. 171 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  9. NORTJE H. An investigation of fretting wear in aerospace applications. MScIng, 2011. 138 pp. Studieleier: Akdogan G. Medestudieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  10. SNYMAN HA. Investigating momentum on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. MScIng, 2011. 133 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  11. VAN WYK DN. A quantitative analysis of supply response in the Namibian mutton industry. MScIng, 2011. 98 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  12. VAN ZYL FA. Determining the optimal log position during primary breakdown using internal wood scanning techniques and meta-heuristic algorithms. MScIng, 2011. 116 pp. Studieleier: Van Dyk L.
  13. VER LOREN VAN THEMAAT T. A business model development strategy to expand into the bottom of the pyramid population. MScIng, 2011. 233 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  14. VISSER JD. Assessing the innovation capability of a research institution. MScIng, 2011. 205 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.

General Presentations

  1. SCHUTTE CSL. Toward innovation excellence: unlocking your organisation’s innovation ability.

Research outputs 2010

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. BEKKER JF, ALDRICH C. The cross-entropy method in multi-objective optimisation: An assessment. European Journal of Operational Research 2010; 211(1) : 112-121.
  2. DIMITROV DM, DEEZ B, SONN AE. Reverse Engineering in Industrial Applications: A comparative study. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2009; 7(3) : 23-34.
  3. DIMITROV DM, HUGO PA, DEEZ B. Suitability of layer manufacturing technologies for rapid tooling development in investment casting of light metals. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2010; 8(2) : 20-31.
  4. DIMITROV DM, MOAMMER AA. Investigation of the impact of conformal cooling on the performance of injection moulds for the packaging industry. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2010; 8(1) : 19-36.
  5. DU PLESSIS AJ, BEKKER JF. Determining tactical operational planning policies for an auto carrier – a case study. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2010; 21(2) : 191-205.
  6. OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G, DIMITROV D, TREURNICHT NF. A Review of the Machinability of Titanium Alloys. R&D Journal 2010; 26 : 43-52.
  7. OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G, TREURNICHT NF. The performance of PCD Tools in high-speed milling of Ti6Al4V. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 2010; 1(1) : 1-10.
  8. TREURNICHT NF, JOUBERT HJ, OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G. Investigating of eco- and energy-efficient lubrication strategies for the drilling of light metal alloys. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2010; 21(2) : 25-38.
  9. UYS JW, SCHUTTE CSL, ESTERHUYZEN D. Trends in a South African industrial engineering research journal: A textual information analysis perspective. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2010; 21(1) : 1-16.
  10. VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S. The application of Van der Walls forces in micro-material handling. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2010; 8(1) : 122-134.
  11. VLOK PJ, FOURIE CJ. A case study on maximising the profitability of a form fill and seal machine by optimising interruption intervals. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2010; 21(1) : 179-191.

Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)

  1. DU PREEZ ND, LUTTERS D, NIEBERDING FHM. Tailoring the development process according to the context of the project. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology 2009; 1(3) : 191-198.
  2. GIEBEL M, ESSMANN HE, DU PREEZ ND, JOCHEM J. Improved innovation through the integration of quality gates into the enterprise and product lifecycle roadmaps. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology 2010; 1(3) : 199-205.
  3. PERRY N, CANDLOT A, SCHUTTE CSL. Collaborative knowledge networks emergence for innovation. Managing deisgn and new product development 2010; 19 : 75-91.

Proceedings International

  1. DIETRICH J, DIMITROV DM, KOCHAN D, SONN A. Rapid tooling and energy efficiency through new process chains for composite materials. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 75-80.
  2. DIMITROV D, DU PREEZ ND, BASSON AH, VAN DER MERWE A, FOURIE CJ, SCHREVE K, SCHEFFER C. Manufacturing Research at Stellenbosch During the First Decade and Beyond. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 7-14.
  3. DIMITROV D, MOAMMER A, HARMS TM. The impact of cooling channel layout on injection moulds. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 69-74.
  4. DIMITROV DM, MOAMMER AA, HARMS T. Cooling channel configuration in injection moulds. 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (Innovative developments in design and manufacturing), Centre for rapid and sustainable product development, Leiria, Portugal, CRC Press 2010: 355-362.
  5. DIMITROV DM, NEUGEBAUER R, OOSTHUIZEN GA, SCHMIDT G, TREURNICHT NF, BLAINE DC. High performance machining of selected titanium alloyes for aerospace applications. International Chemnitz Manufacturing Colloquium (ICMS), Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz, Germany, Verlag Wissenschaftliche Scripten 2010: 503-522.
  6. DU PREEZ ND. The South African context of the innovation knowledge supply chain. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 309-318.
  7. KOEN D, HERSELMAN EJ, OOSTHUIZEN GA, TREURNICHT NF. Investigating novel cooling methods for titanium machining. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 243-248.
  8. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF. Micro-material handling employing Van der Waals forces. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 261-267.
  9. NEUGEBAUER R, DIMITROV DM, OOSTHUIZEN GA, SCHMIDT G. Investigating the effect of chip serration on forced vibration in the milling of Ti6Al4V. CIRP General Assembly, Pisa, Italy, 2010: 1.
  10. NIEBERDING FHM, DU PREEZ ND. Engineering Development: Convergence of project management, knowledge management and risk management. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 39-44.
  11. OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G, TREURNICHT NF. Towards understanding the tool demands for HSM of Ti6Al4V. Materials Science & Technology Conference & Exhibition (MS&T), Houston, Texas, USA, ISBN 9780873397568 2010: 2471-2483.
  12. OOSTHUIZEN GA, JOUBERT HJ, TREURNICHT NF, AKDOGAN G. High-speed milling of Ti6Al4V. COMA’10 – International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 231-236.
  13. SCHMIDT EE, LOUW L. Using roadmaps and EDEN to deploy an infrastructure development programme in the Northern Cape. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 319-325.
  14. SCHUTTE CSL, DU PREEZ ND. A comparative study about the formal design life cycle of the integrated knowledge network to support innovation. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 327-334.
  15. SONN AE, DIMITROV DM. Reverse innovative design in rapid modelling and reverse engineering industrial applications. 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (Innovative developments in design and manufacturing), Centre for rapid and sustainable product development, Leiria, Portugal, CRC Press 2010: 193-199.
  16. TREURNICHT MJ, VAN DYK L, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J, BLANCKENBERG MM. A clinical decision support system for needs-driven telemedicine technology development. World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, Document Transformation Technologies 2010: 1473.
  17. TREURNICHT MJ. A decision support framework for telemedicine implementation in the developing world. 2010 SHS/ASQ Conference & Expo, Atlanta Marriott Marques, Atlanta, USA, 2010: 1-8.
  18. UYS JW, DU PREEZ ND, LUTTERS D. Leveraging unstructured information in support of innovation. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 335-342.
  19. VAN DYK L, GROENEWALD M, FORTUIN-ABRAHAMS J. Towards a regional innovation system for telemedicine in South Africa. eHealth International Conference, St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, CPS 2010: 1-4.
  20. VON LEIPZIG KH. Clustering in the South African tooling industry. COMA ’10 International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Stellenbosch University 2010: 81-87.

Proceedings National

  1. DIMITROV DM, HUGO PA. Investment casting of large complex components – State of the art and the related position of the SA Foundry Industry. Light metal conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010: 1.
  2. DIMITROV DM, SAXER M, TREURNICHT NF. Evaluation and selection of cutting strategies in high performance machining of titanium on the example of aerospace components. Light metal conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010: 1.
  3. KATZ BR, DU PREEZ ND, SCHUTTE CSL. Definition and role of an innovation strategy. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 60-75.
  4. MATOPE S, VAN DER MERWE AF, NEMUTUDI R, NKOSI M, CELE M, MAAZA M. Micro-material handling through the manipulation of Van der Waals forces by the generation of a predetermined surface topography. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 101-110.
  5. OOSTHUIZEN GA, AKDOGAN G, TREURNICHT NF. Performance enhancement in the milling Ti6Al4v. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 172-184.
  6. TREURNICHT NF, OOSTHUIZEN GA. An overview of recent machining improvements in Titanium. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 220-231.
  7. VAN BLOMMESTEIN DI, MATOPE S, SWART AD, RUTHVEN GA. An effective labour performance measurement aimed at optimising. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 233-243.
  8. VAN DER MERWE AF. XAP open source communication protocol for telemedicine. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 244-155.
  9. VAN DYK L. Telemedicine – leveraging competitive advantage through the use of ICT investment. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010: 256-266.
  10. VAN WYK DN, TREURNICHT NF. Supply response analysis of the Namibian mutton industr”: A methodology overview. SAIIE 2010 Conference, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa, SAIIE 2010 2010: 267-279.

Doctoral completed

  1. NIEBERDING FHM. Selecting and Tailoring Design Methodologies in Form of Roadmaps for a Specific Development Project. PhD (Eng), 2010. 170 pp. Promotor: Du Preez ND, Basson AH.
  2. OOSTHUIZEN GA. Wear characterisation in milling of Ti6Al4V – A wear map approach. PhD (Eng), 2010. 148 pp. Promotor: Van Der Merwe AF, Akdogan G.
  3. SCHUTTE CSL. Executing innovation projects using the collaborative nature of integrated knowledge networks. PhD (Eng), 2010. 270 pp. Promotor: Du Preez ND.
  4. UYS JW. A Framework for Exploiting Electronic Documentation in Support of Innovation Processes. PhD (Eng), 2010. 336 pp. Promotor: Du Preez ND, Lutters D.

Masters completed

  1. ENGELBRECHT L. A decision support system to design the capacity of a BRT station using simulation. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 150 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  2. FRIEDRICH EA. The Profitability of Momentum Investing. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 137 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  3. HONIBALL JR. The application of 3D Printing in reconstructive surgery. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 114 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM, Van Der Merwe AF.
  4. KAPP F. A roadmap towards sustainability of fast growing companies within the manufacturing industries. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 198 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM, Schutte CSL.
  5. KENNON K. Improbable Circumstances Strategic Framework. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 200 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL, Bosman S.
  6. LAPERE PTG. A techno-economic feasibility study on Aquaponics in South Africa. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 147 pp. Studieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  7. LATEGAN JP. A performance measurement model for a service partnership. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 167 pp. Studieleier: Fourie CJ.
  8. MARAIS SJ. The definition and development of open innovation models to assist the innovation process. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 221 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  9. ODENDAAL AI. Die ontwikkeling van ‘n pasklaar-vervaardigde kunsmatige intervertebrale skyf-implantaat. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 93 pp. Studieleier: Van Der Merwe AF.
  10. ODENDAAL MJ. Business process modelling using model checking and the theory of constraints. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 107 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM, Schutte CSL, Geldenhuys J.
  11. O’KENNEDY JNF. A sustainability strategy development tool for manufacturing enterprises. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 171 pp. Studieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  12. PIENAAR WA. Bridging the Gap between Strategic Control and Performance Measurement: A Systems Approach. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 200 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH, Schutte CSL.
  13. ROBERTS T. Near-optimum cost minimisation of transporting bio-energy carriers from source to intermediate distributors. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 166 pp. Studieleier: Dirkse van Schalkwyk T.
  14. VAN TONDER W. South African titanium: Techno-economic evaluation of the alternatives to the Kroll Process. MSc (Ingwet), 2010. 179 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM, Von Leipzig KH.

Research Outputs 2009

Journal Articles (subsidised)

  1. BEKKER JF, LOTZ W. Planning formula one race strategies using discrete-event simulation. Journal of the Operational Research Society 2009; 60 : 952-961.
  2. DE BEER N, DIMITROV DM, VAN DER MERWE AF. Manufacturing of custom-made medical implants for cranio/maxillofacial and orthopaedic surgery – an overview of the current state of the industry. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2008; 6(2) : 1-15.
  3. KRIGE D, BEKKER JF, SCHUTTE CSL. Simulation-based online scheduling in a make-to-order job shop. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Bedryfingenieurswese 2009; 20(2) : 205-217.
  4. OOSTHUIZEN GA, JOUBERT HJ, TREURNICHT NF. Using palletised work-holding to emulate 5-axis machining of aerospace components in the developing world. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Bedryfingenieurswese 2009; 20(2) : 193-203.

Proceedings National (subsidised)

  1. ESSMANN HE, DU PREEZ ND. An innovation capability maturity model – development and initial application. Proceedings of World Academy of Science, engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, Waset ISSN: 2070-3740 2009: 435-446.

Proceedings International (subsidised)

  1. BOONZAAIER J-W, VON LEIPZIG KH. Improving the competitiveness of resource poor farmers in South Africa. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 1-7.
  2. ESSMANN HE, DU PREEZ ND. Practical cases of assessing innovation capability with a theoretical model: The process and findings. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN: 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 42-56.
  3. GOUS JH, SCHUTTE CSL. Using knowledge networks to support innovation. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 57-71.
  4. KOEN D, TREURNICHT NF. A review of novel cooling methods in titanium machining. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 86-95.
  5. MARAIS SJ, SCHUTTE CSL. The development of open innovation models to assist the innovation process. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 96-116.
  6. OOSTHUIZEN GA, TREURNICHT NF, AKDOGAN G. An Evaluation of the wear characterisation in milling TI-6AL-4V. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN: 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 117-125.
  7. SLABBER JH, NEL M, MARAIS K. Lessons that should have been learnt: Common systemic factors in accidents. Proceedings of the 5th Annual INCOSE SA Conference, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, ISBN 978-1-86854-723-4 2008: 16.
  8. VAN DER MERWE AF, MATOPE S. The physical design of micro-grippers actuated by Van der Waals forces for use in micro-material handling. 23rd Annual SAIIE Conference, Roodevallei Country Lodge, Gauteng, South Africa, ISBN 978-0-86970-667-1 2009: 179-188.

Books(subsidised)

  1. EVERSHEIM W. Innovation Management for Technical Products. Springer, Aachen, Germany 2009:437 pp.
  2. EVERSHEIM W, BAESSLER E, BREUER T. Integrated innovation management. In Innovation Management for Technical Products, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2009: 7-23.
  3. EVERSHEIM W, BRANDENBURG F, BREUER T, HILGERS M, ROSIER C. The innovation road map methodology. In Innovation Management for Technical Products, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2009: 25-114.
  4. EVERSHEIM W, BREUER T, GRAWATSCH M, HILGERS M, KNOCHE M, ROSIER C, SHÖNING S, SPIELBERG D. Methods description. In Innovation Management for Technical Products, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2009: 116-210.

Doctoral completed

  1. ESSMANN HE. Toward innovation capability maturity. PhD (Eng), 2009. 255 pp. Promotor: Du Preez ND.

Masters completed

  1. BOONZAAIER J-W. A framework for the improved competitiveness of resource poor farmers. MScIng, 2009. 207 pp. Studieleier: Von Leipzig KH.
  2. FERREIRA JH. An engineering management approach for private equity investments. MIng, 2009. 154 pp. Studieleier: Moll CM.
  3. GOUS JH. Using knowledge networks to support innovation. MScIng, 2009. 221 pp. Studieleier: Schutte CSL.
  4. JOUBERT HJ. Investigation of lubrication strategies in Ti6Al4V milling operations. MScIng, 2009. 146 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  5. KRIGE D. Simulation-based online scheduling of a make-to-order job shop. MScIng, 2009. 231 pp. Studieleier: Bekker JF.
  6. OOSTHUIZEN GA. Innovative cutting materials for finish shoulder milling Ti-6A1-4V aero-engine alloys. MScIng, 2009. 162 pp. Studieleier: Treurnicht NF.
  7. RILEY GL. The development of a generic model for choosing a suitable traceability system for use in a manufacturing environment. MScIng, 2009. 114 pp. Studieleier: Dimitrov DM.

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