PhD Theses and Masters Dissertations

PhD Theses and Masters Dissertations:
 
 
Bumba, Tresor Mosigo (University of Pretoria, 2017)
The availability of water can be considered as one of the key ingredients to the human life, yet this resource remains scarcely available to those living in the rural parts of Africa. When water does present itself, it is ...
 
Abbas, Shagufta (University of Pretoria, 2017)
To improve the reliability of a system, the following two well-known methods are used: 1. Provision of redundant units, and 2. Repair maintenance In a redundant system more units are made available for performing the ...
 
Coetzee, Nandie (University of Pretoria, 2017)
South African supply chains have moved from basic survival mode to a focus on optimised supply chains. These focus mainly on a reduction of inventory, cost, and lead time. The further shift to end-to-end supply chain ...
 
Bumba, Tresor Mosigo (University of Pretoria, 2017)
The availability of water can be considered as one of the key ingredients to the human life, yet this resource remains scarcely available to those living in the rural parts of Africa. When water does present itself, it is ...
 
Abbas, Shagufta (University of Pretoria, 2017)
To improve the reliability of a system, the following two well-known methods are used: 1. Provision of redundant units, and 2. Repair maintenance In a redundant system more units are made available for performing the ...
 
Coetzee, Nandie (University of Pretoria, 2017)
South African supply chains have moved from basic survival mode to a focus on optimised supply chains. These focus mainly on a reduction of inventory, cost, and lead time. The further shift to end-to-end supply chain ...
 
Meintjes, Sumarie (University of Pretoria, 2016)
Motifs are over-represented subgraphs in a complex network, and represent the building blocks of the network. There is a lack of studies that apply complex network theory in a supply chain context. In this dissertation ...
 
Maharaj, Yajna (University of Pretoria, 2016)
Electricity is critical to the economic and social development of humanity. Significant effort has been spent on the effective management thereof and with the growth of the renewable energy sector, traditionally regulated ...
 
Willemse, Elias J. (University of Pretoria, 2016)
Residential waste collection is an expensive activity performed daily on large metropolitan areas throughout the year. Even a small improvement in waste collection and transfer operations can therefore lead to signi cant ...
 
Naidoo, Thayendran Arulsivanathan (University of Pretoria, 2015)
Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is methodology for relative performance measurement and has been extensively utilised over the past few decades. DEA is however sensitive to the presence of outliers in the data and can cause ...
 
Bloem, Naomi (University of Pretoria, 2015)
Outsourcing of logistics activities is a popularly employed logistics strategy by many industries within the South African context. However, it is not fully understood what is required to ensure the sustainability of such ...
 
Grobler, Jacomine (University of Pretoria, 2015)
Meta-heuristics have already been used extensively for the successful solution of a wide range of real world problems. A few industrial engineering examples include inventory optimization, production scheduling, and vehicle ...
 
Van Heerden, Quintin (University of Pretoria, 2015)
Many state-of-practice commercial vehicle transport models are not representative of actual road transport movements, since they do not integrate supply chain elements. The objective of this research is to model stakeholders ...
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