The Solar-Turbo Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project aims to produce a hybrid solar dish prototype to produce both heat and electricity, a goal particularly relevant to rural areas. Watch the video for more details on this exciting project.
Prof Josua Meyer of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria has co-authored the newly published textbook “The Art of Measuring in the Thermal Sciences” together with Prof Michel de Paepe, professor of Thermodynamics in the Faculty of...
Recent research as part of a collaboration between the University of Pretoria, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Imperial College London hopes to improve refrigeration equipment and reduce their impact on global warming through the use of nanostructures.
An engineering team at UP has pioneered an underground procedure which tests the performance of collision-avoidance systems in an effort to improve the safety of workers on mines by reducing unwanted interaction between vehicles and pedestrians.