760: 761: 762: 763: The IASTED 2012 African Conferences    (AfricaPES,AfricaMS,AfricaWRM,AfricaHI 2012)

September 3 – 5, 2012
Gaborone, Botswana
Editor(s): G.O. Anderson, F.J. Ogwu, O. Totolo, M.N. Tanko, N.M. Seboni
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Track Power Systems Generation and Distribution FreeSubscription
760-016 Uncertainty Analysis of the Impact of Intermittent Wind Generation on Power System Oscillations
Temitope R. Ayodele, Adisa A. Jimoh, Josiah L. Munda, and John T. Agee
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760-023 Energy Savings Calculation in a System with Harmonics
Yomi Akinsooto, Jan H. Pretorius, and Pierre van Rhyn
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760-024 The Study of Higher Education on Electrical Engineering based on Students
Xu Zhang, Juan Wei, Dongying Zhang, Yanhua Liu, and Qun Gong
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760-036 Zesco Generation System Adequacy Assessment for the Period 2009-2030 using Probabilistic Approach
Mabvuto Mwanza, Nabina Pradhan, and Navaraj Karki
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760-015 Power Generation in Botswana, Existing and Alternative Means the Socio-Environmental Impacts
Leungo L. Tshwanela, Odirile B. Pitswe, Annah M. Jeffrey, and Rapelang R. Marumo
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760-027 Day Ahead Load Forecasting using an Artificial Neural Network & Elman Recurrent Network
Ellen Banda and Komla A. Folly
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760-013 Implementation of an Energy Usage Optimization System on a Pharmaceutical Company
Lungile Nyanga, Andre F. van der Merwe, Samson Mhlanga, and Bothwell Nhindiri
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760-012 System Integrity Protection and Control based on Synchronized Measurement
Srdjan Skok, Vedran Kirincic, and Dalibor Brnobic
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760-031 Wide-Area PSS Design for Damping Inter-Area Oscillations: A Two-Area System Case
Sandip Ghosh and Komla A. Folly
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760-028 Improving Energy Usage through the Development of an Energy Monitoring and Targeting System (Case Study: X Phosphate Industries)
Mohorosi Makhurane, Davison Zimwara, and Blessing Ngarakana
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760-018 Methodology of Supply Reliability Analysis of Medium Voltage Distribution Systems
Paweł Sowa, Joachim Bargiel, and Tomasz Sierociński
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760-014 Importance of Fault Current Limiting Devices in Power Grid for Extending the Lifetime of Expensive Equipment
Tshimbalanga Madiba, Abdul A. Jimoh, Willy M. Siti, and Kabeya Musasa
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Track Renewable Energy FreeSubscription
760-030 Nafion/Poly Vinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Blends for Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Application
Nonhlanhla P. Cele
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760-033 Debottlenecking Technique for Cooling Water Systems with Multiple Cooling Sources: Pressure Drop Consideration
Khunedi V. Gololo and Thokozani Majozi
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760-020 Use of Renewable Energy Resources for Reduction of Environmental Pollution
Peteris Shipkovs, Galina Kashkarova, Kristina Lebedeva, Ilze Purina, and Lana Migla
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760-038 Potentials of a 5kW Wind Energy System with Integrated Storage Bank for Home Energy Management
Zaccheus O. Olaofe and Komla A. Folly
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760-034 Comparison of the Wind Power Output of a Small Scale Turbine using Statistical and Feed-Forward Neural Network Techniques
Zaccheus O. Olaofe and Komla A. Folly
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760-029 Optical Properties of Flash Evaporated Amorphous Se100-XInX Thin Films for CuInSe2 Solar Cell Applications
Cosmas M. Muiva, Kelebogile Maabong, Stephen T. Sathiaraj, and Julius M. Mwabora
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Track Invited Paper FreeSubscription
760-040 Mitigation of System Disturbances in an Interconnected Power Grid for the Southern African Power Pool
Lawrence Musaba, Sydney Zimba, and Andrew Obok Opok
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Track Modelling FreeSubscription
761-027 Three-Parameter Raindrop Size Distribution Modeling for Microwave Propagation in South Africa
Oluwumi Adetan and Thomas J. Afullo
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761-018 A Mathematical Model for Assessment of Physical Properties of Flyash-Sand-Cement Bricks
Soraj K. Panigrahi, Kommula V. Parasuram, and Clever Ketlogetswe
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761-026 Forward and Reverse Middle Ear Frequency Responses with Various Terminal Loads
Tshegofatso Thejane, Tshilidzi Marwala, Jacoba E. Smit, and Fulufhelo V. Nelwamondo
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761-019 The Effect of Valve Control on a Motor Vehicle Engine Performance
Ishmael Zibani, Joseph Chuma, and Rapelang R. Marumo
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761-006 Development of Predictive Model for Investigating Effect of Sodium Chloride on Soil Geotechnical Properties
Gbenga M. Ayininuola and Oluwole A. Agbede
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Track Mathematical Modelling FreeSubscription
761-020 Well-Mixed Systems and the Approach to Equilibria in Spatial Hawk and Dove Game Simulations
Ken A. Hawick and Chris J. Scogings
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761-014 Non-Linear Slip Control for Anti-Lock Braking System
Samuel John and Jimoh O. Pedro
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761-025 New Population Forecasting Techniques for Realistic Water Demand Management in Urban Centres of Botswana
Ditiro B. Moalafhi, Bhagabat P. Parida, and Kebuang P. Kenabatho
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761-013 Intelligent Feedback Linearization-based Control of Half-Car Active Suspension Systems
John E.D. Ekoru and Jimoh O. Pedro
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761-023 How to Minimize the Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on South Africa
Ilse M. Schoeman and Mark A. Petersen
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Track Modelling and Simulation Methodologies FreeSubscription
761-022 Modelling and Simulation of an User-Wheelchair-Environment System
Ignace T. Toudjeu, Yskandar Hamam, Djouani Karim, Barend J. van Wyk, and Eric Monacelli
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761-017 Post-Simulation Processing for Overlapping Grids
Minh-Duc Huynh and Wilfrid Lefer
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Track Simulation FreeSubscription
761-005 Strategy for Analysis and Design of a Digital Robust Controller for Nonlinear Control Systems
Kamen M. Yanev, George O. Anderson, and Shedden M. Masupe
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761-010 Simulation based Analysis of Expanding Square Strategy Efficiency for Task Allocation in Mesh Networks
Iwona Pozniak-Koszalka, Bartosz Rabiega, Leszek Koszalka, and Andrzej Kasprzak
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761-009 Path Finding in a Terrain with Obstacles: An Experimentation System and Algorithms Comparison
Lukasz Gadek, Leszek Koszalka, Iwona Pozniak-Koszalka, and Andrzej Kasprzak
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761-007 Dynamic Simulation of Healthcare Manpower Systems: A Market-based Perspective
Michael Mutingi and Charles Mbohwa
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761-016 Simulation Models and Serious Games for Project Team Training in Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning
Agostino G. Bruzzone, Marina Massei, and Enrico Bocca
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Track Watershed Management, Water Supply, and Sustainable Use FreeSubscription
762-007 Experiences in Mainstreaming Monitoring and Evaluation through Knowledge Management
Chrispen Hanyane
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762-003 Decision Support System for Operation of Malfunctioning Water Distribution
Stephen Nyende-Byakika and Julius M. Ndambuki
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762-011 Planning for the Sustainable Development of the Agho-Mili-Drainage Basin in Anambra State of Nigeria
Izuchukwu C. Onu
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762-027 The Role of Public Participatory GIS in Rural Water Resources Mapping
Raymond Aabeyir and Amos T. Kabo-bah
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762-023 Effects of Land-use Change on Brooklyn Hydrology, Pretoria, South Africa
Hosana H. Ndlovu and Julius M. Ndambuki
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762-028 Infilling Annual Rainfall using Pseudo Mac Laurin Generalized Feedforward Backpropagation Artificial Neural Networks
Masengo Ilunga
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Track Water Technologies FreeSubscription
762-008 Assessing Soil Erosion Risk for Rhodes Island, Greece with a GIS-based Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
George N. Zaimes, Dimitrios Gounaridis, Valasia Iakovoglou, and Dimitrios Emmanouloudis
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762-026 Irrigation Scheduling of Greenhouse Tomato based on Pan Evaporation and Tensiometer under Non-Pressure Irrigation
Zhijie Shan, Weixia Zhao, Huanjie Cai, Wei Qin, and Zhaoyan Wang
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762-012 Breakthrough Characteristics and Flow-Rate Interaction in Water Defluoridation with a Bauxite-Gypsum-Magnesite Composite Filter
Bernard Thole, Felix W. Mtalo, and Wellington R.L. Masamba
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762-037 Water Distribution Network Robustness and Fragmentation using Graph Metrics
Ken A. Hawick
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762-013 Rethinking Appropriate Technology for Rural Water Supply in Semi Arid Regions of Zimbabwe
Onalenna Gwate
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762-036 Regional Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data for Groundwater Exploration in Capricorn District, Limpopo, South Africa
Emmanuel Sakala, Abera Tessema, and Peter K. Nyabeze
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762-029 Hydrologic Information Transfer among Rainfall Stations of a Selected Quaternary Catchment of South Africa
Masengo Ilunga
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Track Health Informatics FreeSubscription
763-004 Wearable Systems for e-Health: Telemonitoring and Telerehabilitation
Danilo De Rossi, Federico Lorussi, and Alessandro Tognetti
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763-003 An Improved QRS Detection Approach based on Two-Lead Bi-Referring
Honghai Zhu, Xiaojuan Hu, and Jun Dong
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763-013 On the Relevance of a Dynamic System and Cloud-based Security Framework for EHR Systems
Ekene Umoru, Isaac O. Osunmakinde, and Seleman Ngwira
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763-019 Use of Mobile Phone based Health Applications in Home Care Delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Marlien Varnfield, Hang Ding, and Mohanraj Karunanithi
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763-007 Experimental Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Ontology Construction Tools
Barbara Moeng, Yirsaw Ayalew, and Gontlafetse Mosweunyane
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763-015 Tablet Computers for mHealth: Opportunities for Personal Healthcare
Anthony J. Maeder
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