Alton Marx (MSc '19)  

Determining appropriate loss coefficients for use in the nozzle-model of a stage-by-stage turbine model

Andani Sivahe (MSc '21)  

CFD modelling of air cooled condenser under adverse conditions

 

 

Andre Kellerman (MSc '16) 

The development of boiler control models for the optimisation of boiler efficiency

 

 

Andre Rossouw (MSc '16) 

Boiler system modelling using Flownex®

Anthony Govender (MSc '14) 

Techno-economic feasibility of a solar assisted coal power plant

Brad Rawlins

Brad Rawlins (PhD '23)  

An integrated furnace co-simulation methodology based on a reduced order CFD approach

Calvin Mathebula (MSc '16) 

Application of process data reconciliation in power plants

Carl Kohrs (MSc '20)  

Performance-based quantification of natural draught wet cooling tower fill fouling

 

 

Cheriska Polton (MSc '20) 

Detailed model for robust feedback design of main steam temperatures in coal fired boilers

Colin du Sart (MSc '17) 

Design and prototyping of a test facility to investigate the transport properties of dilute phase gas-particle flows applicable to coal-fired power plants

Daniel Barlin

Daniel Barlin (MSc '23)  

Development of a compressor modelling methodology for the row-by-row model

 

Daniel Louw (MSc '20)  

Measurements for a superheater in a coal fired boiler

 

 

Daniel van Tonder (MSc '21) 

Boiler feed pump low load – leak off recirculation study

Excellent Gwebu (MSc '14, PhD '19)  

MSc - Transient boiler heat exchanger thermal behaviour analysis

PhD - A methodology for integrated thermofluid modelling of radiant superheaters in steady state and transient operations

Gary de Klerk (PhD '20)  

A methodology to investigate the cause of quenching in once-through tower type power plant boilers

Geoff Raikes (MSc '18) 

Temperature reconstruction and acoustic time of flight determination for boiler furnace exit temperature measurement

Gerto Prinsloo (MSc '19)

Online boiler convective heat exchanger monitoring: a comparison of soft sensing and data-driven approaches

Heeran Heerlall(MSc '21)  

Power Station Thermal Efficiency Performance Method Evaluation

James Heydenrych

Daniel Barlin (MSc '23)  

Solar receiver modelling for Supercritical CO2 cycles

 

Jean Pierre du Preez (MSc '19) 

Steam temperature and flow maldistribution in superheater headers

John Clark (MSc '19)  

Low load operation of boiler feed pump turbines

Kai-Yu Feng (MSc '22) 

Network-based process model of a once-through boiler furnace circulation system and radiant superheaters

Lean Meyburgh (MSc '14) 

Simulation of a power station's condensate pumping system in view of improving its efficiency

Lethuthuka Vilakazi (MSc '20)  

Identification and analysis of steam temperature maldistribution in superheater tubes via measured and derived parameters

 

 

Louis van der Westhuizen (MSc '20)

Condition monitoring using control system data

 

 

Matete Thakaso (MSc '14) 

Development of a performance-based high pressure feed water heater model for Flownex SE

Michael Ross (MSc '22) 

Dynamic Steam Turbine Modelling

Mu'Azzam Kippie (MSc '15) 

Improvements to a key contributor of frequency control : the co-ordination of guide vane operation in a pumped storage plant

Naeem Tootla (MSc '16) 

Investigation into methods for the calculation and measurement of pulverised coal boiler flue gas furnace exit temperature

Nazier Allie (MSc '16) 

Thermal modelling of feedwater heaters

Nicolaas Hallat (MSc '19)  

Development of a test rig for testing fouling in feedwater heaters

Nikki Basson (MSc '18) 

Studying water-wedging as a cause for short term overheating in the boiler of a coal-fired power plant

Onekai Rwezuva (MSc '21) 

Solar Augmentation of Process Steam Boilers for Cogeneration

Patrick Akpan (PhD '20)  

Impact on heat rate and subsequent emissions due to varying operation of coal fired power plants

Pieter Rosslee (MSc '20)  

Integrated process and control modelling of water re-circulation in once-through boilers during low load and transient operation

Preetha Sewlall (MSc 21) 

A methodology for implementing a water balance of ESKOM power stations using the online condition monitoring software EtaPRO

Priyesh Gosai (MSc '14) 

Viability assessment of enhancing dry cooling systems using thermal storage ponds

Rahendra Neerputh (MSc '15) 

Development of appropriate steam turbine models in Flownex

Rashid Haffejee (MSc '22)  

Development of a process modelling methodology and condition monitoring platform for air-cooled condensers

Rendani Khobo (MSc '19)  

Quantifying the impact of plant anomalies on the ID Fan

Renita Raidoo (MSc '22) 

Exploratory investigation into the application of deep learning to power station analytics: forecasting of plant performance and anomalies

Richard Banda (MSc '16) 

Modelling of the deaerator system in Flownex

Robert Temlett (MSc '19)  

Dynamic process modelling of the HPS2 solar thermal molten salt parabolic trough test facility

Roelof Pottas (MSc '16) 

A row-by-row axial turbine process model based on a one-dimensional thermofluid network approach

Rudzani Mutshinya (MSc '15) 

Asymmetric flow measurement in space constrained cooling water ducts using a traversing probe

Rushavya Naidu (MSc - '20)

The Off-Design Modelling of a Combined-Cycle Power Plant

Steven Mortlock (MSc '14) 

Optimum time to refurbish a boiler feed pump at Eskom's power stations

Sulaiman Bapeekee (MSc '15) 

Determining internal leakages of high pressure and temperature steam valves

Whitney Monnaemang (MSc '15) 

A zonal model for radiation heat transfer in coal-fired boiler furnaces

Willem van der Meer (PhD '20)  

Boiler Furnace Modelling

Willie le Grange (MSc '18) 

Component development for a high fidelity transient simulation of a coal-fired power plant using Flownex SE

Yashveer Maharaj (MSc '19)  

Advanced analytics for process analysis of turbine plant and components