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    • Die dramatiese, epiese en liriese stramien van die liturgiese lied 

      Bingle, Johannes Petrus (North-West University, 2011)
      In this study it is assumed from a central theoretical argument that the Bible based, scripturally true liturgical song, possesses an exceptional bonding structure. The set literary archetypes of the dramatic, epic and ...
    • Drive implementation of a permanent magnet synchronous motor 

      De Klerk, Andries (North-West University, 2007)
    • A drug utilisation review of the concept of metabolic syndrome using a South African medicines claims database 

      Burger, Johanita Riétte. (North-West University, 2012)
      The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence, medicine prescribing patterns and direct treatment cost associated with the metabolic syndrome and its components in the private health care sector of South Africa. A ...
    • Druiping by Bruin leerlinge in Promosa : 'n psigometriese ondersoek 

      De Kock, Francois (Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, 1989)
      The purpose of the investigation was to obtain a psychological evaluation of coloured pupils who failed. Chapter One stipulates the goals of the investigation and explores the literature concerning failure and ...
    • Dry beneficiation of fine coal using a fluidized dense medium bed 

      Terblanche, Andre Nardus (2013)
      Beneficiation of fine coal (+500 μm –2000 μm) is a worldwide problem in the mining industry, especially dry beneficiation of fine coal. Coal beneficiation can be divided primarily into two methods, namely wet- and dry ...
    • Drying of fine coal using warm air in a dense medium fluidised bed 

      Van Rensburg, Martha Johanna (2014)
      Fluidised bed drying is currently receiving much attention as a dewatering option after the beneficiation of fine coal (defined in this study as between 1mm and 2mm particles). The aim of this study was to investigate ...
    • DSM opportunities in underground refrigeration systems 

      Strydom-Bouwer, Emile Liché (North-West University, 2008)
      This study will focus on the feasibility of demand side electricity management on underground refrigeration systems. It will include a relevant literature study, the investigation process, a simulation model, expected ...
    • DSM strategies to reduce electricity costs on platinum mines 

      Deysel, Jan Adriaan (2015)
      Labour disruptions, operational cost increases, mineral price decreases and nationalisation are only a few of the financial risks faced by mining companies in South Africa. These risks are not only impacting the mining ...
    • DSM strategy for national water pumping systems 

      Nortjé, André (North-West University, 2012)
      The continual increase in electrical energy demand in South Africa has resulted in a precariously low reserve margin in supply from the primary utility, Eskom. This resulted in extensive load shedding throughout the country. ...
    • Duchamp, Kosuth en die diskoers oor kuns 

      Swanepoel, Magritha Christiana (North-West University, 2003)
      In this dissertation the artworks Fountain of Marcel Duchamp that dates from 1917 and One and three chairs of Joseph Kosuth that dates from 1965 were analysed and discussed using a method developed in semiotics. The works ...
    • Duration as a strategic interest rate risk management tool in financial institutions 

      Van Vuuren, Gary Wayne (North-West University, 2005)
      Banks and financial institutions record core banking activities (taking deposits and making loans) on the balance sheet of the banking book, but trading book (trading and investment) pursuits are recorded off-balance-sheet. ...
    • Dwaling weens foutiewe kommunikasie by die elektroniese kontrakteringsproses 

      Coetzer, Francois Jacobus (North-West University, 2011)
      In the modern era of international trade most agreements are concluded by way of electronic means. This form of trade is better known as e–trading. This method of negotiating and concluding contracts are popular and the ...
    • Dynamic control of a hybrid control valve 

      Breed, Douw Gerbrand (North-West University, 2006)
      In industries around the world control valves are commonly used to control integrated systems. The operational range of a control valve may therefore extend over large excursions of pressure and fluid or gas density. ...
    • Dynamic modelling of a control valve 

      Helling, Arnold (North-West University, 2004)
      Process industries today enjoy significant benefits from advances made in the field of simulation as well as technologies that model normal plant operation. Plants however continue to suffer during abnormal operation ...
    • Dynamic modelling of banking activities 

      Fouché, Casper Hendrik (North-West University, 2007)
      We investigate the discrete-time dynamics of banking items such as loan demand and supply, deposits, treasury securities, capital and bank value under the influence of macroeconomic factors. These models enable us to ...
    • Dynamic modelling of the natural convection water cooling principle 

      Van der Westhuizen, Pieter Hermanus (North-West University, 2007)
      The aim of this project is to investigate the operating characteristics of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System (RCCS) of the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) demonstration power plant during the active and passive operation ...
    • Dynamics of context and psychological well-being : the role of subjective health perceptions, personality factors and spirituality 

      Temane, Qambeshile Michael (North-West University, 2006)
      There is a lacuna in the field of positive psychology as far as the conceptualisation of influences of environmental contexts on psychological well-being is concerned, and there is also a lack of credible empirical ...
    • Dynamics of energy transfer in light harvesting photosynthetic systems 

      Molukanele, Palesa Patricia (North-West University, 2009)
      Photosynthesis is the process by which plants, algae and photo synthetic bacteria convert sunlight energy into chemical energy (ATP). The initial stages of this process (harvesting solar energy and transferring it to the ...
    • Dynamics of Napier stunt phytoplasma between the cultivated and wild graminae in East Africa 

      Asudi, George Ochieng (2015)
      Cultivation of Napier grass, Pennisetum purpureum, the most important livestock crop in East Africa is severely constrained by Napier Grass Stunt (NGS) disease. The disease spreads via an insect vector or vegetative ...
    • The dynamics of psycho–social well–being in Afri Twin schools 

      De Klerk, Werner (North-West University, 2013)
      This study, presented in the format of three articles, contributed to the measuring of psycho-social well-being in Afri Twin schools. The literature points to a serious lack of studies measuring the psychosocial well-being ...