North-West University

This invention relates to a switched-mode drive circuit and method for an inductive component. The invention more particularly, but not exclusively, relates to buck, boost and push-pull drive circuits...

North-West University

This invention relates to a drive circuit and the method for driving a transformer. More particularly the invention relates to a drive circuit and method for driving a transformer which forms part of...

North-West University

This invention relates to an ignition system for an internal combustion engine and a method of driving an ignition plug of an ignition system.

In order to improve emissions in petrol internal...

North-West University

This invention relates to an ignition plug for an internal combustion engine.

In order to improve emissions in petrol internal combustion engines, the engine may be operated with exhaust gas...

Innovus

A cost-effective tip appendage design that reduces tip leakage vortices in axial flow fans to improve fan performance. The appendage is robust in that it is applicable to various axial flow fan...

University of Pretoria

This invention relates to a system that continuously measures and monitors the dynamic behavior of turbomachine blades in order to provide early warning of incipient blade failure. This would enable...

University of Pretoria

Air quality is a concern worldwide. Consequently, efficient means to monitor air pollutants are critical. Current commercially available carbon-based sorbents used for sampling volatile organic compou...

Innovus

 

This technology uses Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) fitted with a camera to calibrate heliostats in large Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) or Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) tower systems. The...

Innovus

Power plant efficiency is generally determined by projected electricity tariffs and power plant life cycle costs during the design phase. This technology can be installed below wet cooling tower fills...

Innovus

 

A cost-effective, highly efficacious trough assembly for collecting and removing drops with minimal air-side pressure drops for use in evaporative heat exchangers or cooling towers. The...

University of Cape Town

Background

As the global demand for quality pharmaceutical products continues to grow, conventional production platforms are facing severe limitations in terms of scalability, long production times...

Innovus

Underground storage facility of natural gas in abandoned mine shafts.

In the South African Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), the country has indicated the intent to significantly increase the amount...