Posts tagged as Pretoria

Satellite imagery technology detects signs of sinkhole in Centurion

  Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) recently detected a formation of a sinkhole in Centurion, Pretoria, using satellite imaging technology which they have developed. Andre Theron, a student researcher at the CSIR, used the technology named Azimuth to discover the sinkhole. Azimuth is a system designed to detect centimetre- to […]

Heat pumps installed at SA War College

Ai-Tec has recently completed the installation of two air to water heat pumps at the SA War College hostel in Pretoria. These environmentally friendly Thermowise heat pumps have been installed at the hostel to reduce electricity consumption and to minimise maintenance requirements of the establishment’s water heating system. This water heating system uses approximately a […]

Pretoria school boy wins ICA map competition

Robert Breebaart   On 8 July 2011, Robert Breebaart, an 11-year old school boy from Wierdapark Primary School in Centurion, Pretoria, made history when he was awarded a first prize in Paris, France, for his entry in the International Cartographic Association’s (ICA) 2011 Petchenik World Map Competition for Children. This year the Petchenik Map Competion […]

Nuus uit die Bosveld

Ons program van vergaderings en opleiding vir die jaar is soos volg in die tabel.Onthou asb. dat enige lid enige vergadering mag bywoon, al is dit nie die tak of selfs die streek waarin hy gebaseer is nie. Ons wil graag lede uit bv. Natal of die Kaap by ons Pretoria vergadering sien, as hy […]

University of Pretoria and PBMR partnership

by Tom Ferreira, PBMRThere is growing realisation internationally that fossil fuel reserves will not last beyond the next few decades and that renewable energy technologies cannot meet the world’s seemingly insatiable appetite for energy. Increasingly, “nuclear” is popping back into conversations about solutions to meet the global energy demand.After years of being the stepchild of […]

An active inductor fractional-N frequency synthesiser for cellular systems

by PJ Venter, IEEE student member  and S Sinha, MIEEE, University of PretoriaFrequency synthesis presents one of the most challenging subsystems in a monolithic transceiver implementation. Download the PDF document