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Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment
Dr Debbie SparkS
Senior Research Officer, ERC; energy and climate change.
Mr AC Stone
Senior Reseach Officer, ERC; energy sstems analysis,
Dr Mira Topic
Senior Research Scientist, iThemba Laboratory for
Accelerator Based Sciences, Centre for Materials
Engineering; solid-state phase transformation, thin
films and coatings, materials characterization by nuclear
microprobe, X-ray, neutron and synchrotron diffraction
Dr M Torres Gunfaus
Chief Research Officer, ERC; climate change
Mr Ajay Trikam
Research Officer, ERC; energy efficiency; greenhouse
gases; mitigation modeling.
Professor Harald Winkler
ERC; climate change (economics, mitigation & policy) and
environmental economics.
Ms Holle Wlokas
Assistant Research Officer, ERC; energy, poverty &
development group.
Contact Details
Postal Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701
Telephone: +27 21 650 3231
Facsimile +27 21 650 3240
Research output
Chapters in books
Favish, J., Ross, D.A., Inggs, S.C., Kathard, H., Clarkson,
C.P., Case, J.M., Collier-Reed, B.I. and Reid, S. 2012.
Reflections on developing distinctive University of Cape
Town graduate attributes. In M. Coetzee et al. (eds),
Developing Student Graduateness and Employability, pp.
207-225. Randburg: Knowres Publishing. 9781869221898.
Jooste, M. and Lewis, Y. 2012. Opportunities and challenges
in establishing a low-carbon zone in the Western Cape
province. In A. Cartwright, S. Parnell, G. Oelofse and S.
Ward (eds), Climate Change at the City Scale: Impacts,
Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town, pp. 99-121.
Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 9780415527583.
Reddy, B.D. and McBride, A.T. 2012. Introduction to finite
element analysis and recent developments. In A. Patanaik
(ed.), Modelling and Simulation in Fibrous Materials,
pp. 1-28. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN
Yahya, M.Y., Cantwell, W., Langdon, G.S. and Nurick, G.N.
2012. The blast response of sandwich structures. In M.N.
Tamin (ed.), Damage and Fracture of Composite Materials
and Structures, pp. 189-217. Verlag Berlin Heidelberg:
Springer. ISBN 9783642236587.
Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals
Becker, T., Becker, T., Mostafavi, M., Tait, R.B. and Marrow,
J.M. 2012. An approach to calculate the J-integral by
digital image correlation displacement field measurement.
Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures,
35: 971-984.
Boyd, A. 2012. Informing international UNFCCC technology
mechanisms from the ground up: using biogas technology
in South Africa as a case study to evaluate the usefulness
of potential elements of an international technology
agreement in the UNFCCC negotiations process. Energy
Policy, 51: 301-311.
Chung Kim Yuen, S., Langdon, G.S., Nurick, G.N., Pickering,
E.G. and Balden, V.H. 2012. Response of V-shaped plates to
localised blast load: experiments and numerical simulation.
International Journal of Impact Engineering, 46: 97-109.
Flumerfelt, S.F., Halada, G.P.H. andKahlen, F.-J. 2012. Complexity
by design. Mechanical Engineering, 2012(2012): 29-33.
Flumerfelt, S.F., Siriban-Manalang, A.B.S.M. and Kahlen,
F.-J. 2012. Are agile and lean manufacturing systems
employing sustainability, complexity and organizational
learning? The Learning Organization, 19(3): 238-247.
George, S. and Knutsen, R.D. 2012. Composition
segregation in semi-solid metal cast AA7075 aluminium
alloy. Journal of Materials Science, 47: 4716-4725.
Govender, R., Louca, L., Pullen, A., Fallah, A.S. and Nurick,
G.N. 2012. Determining the through-thickness properties
of thick glass fiber reinforced polymers at high strain rates.
Journal of Composite Materials, 46(10): 1219228.
Hanief, N., Lang, C.I., Bucher, R. and Topic, M. 2012.
Phase transformations and surface characterization of the
platinum-chromium coated system. Journal of the South
African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 112(7A) : 501-504.