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    • Improving the operational efficiency of deep-level mine ventilation systems 

      Hancock, S.W. (North-West University (South Africa), 2019)
      Deep-level mines are faced with many challenges that influence and affect the gold production rate. Deep-level mines have unfavourable working conditions due to the extreme depths, additional heat sources, confined spaces ...
    • Mixed integer linear programming for unit commitment and load dispatch optimisation 

      Van Niekerk, J. (North-West University (South Africa), 2019)
      The objective of solving the unit commitment and environmental economic load dispatch problem (UCEELD) for power utilities is to minimise the overall operational cost associated to power generation, while optimising the ...
    • Optimal passive optical network planning under demand uncertainty 

      Van Loggerenberg, S.P.; Ferreira, M.; Grobler, M.J.; Terblanche, S.E. (SATNAC, 2014)
      As a result of ever-increasing demand for access level bandwidth, long deployment cycles and the popularisation of more economically viable Point-to-Multipoint (P2MP) networks, service providers are moving to extensively ...
    • Optimal use of mobile cooling units in a deep-level gold mine 

      Van Staden, H.J. (North-West University (South Africa), 2019)
      South Africa has an international advantage in terms of gold deposit endowment, however there are several challenges faced by the gold mining sector that hinder the realisation of the country's full production potential. ...