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Ethics in Research

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Ian Blair This is an online guide to the UCT Ethics in Research application. Clicked 64 times. Last clicked 09/27/2014 - 01:01. Teaching & Learning Context:  For staff and students, primarily for students in the UCT School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics but can also be useful for others in EBE and UCT.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | consent form | ethics in research | ethics protocal | informed consent

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Tool for Evaluation of Building Sustainability

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Bob Osano SoftArch is a developed for evaluating building sustainability on social, economic and environmental aspects in developing country contexts. Clicked 67 times. Last clicked 07/23/2014 - 22:51. Teaching & Learning Context:  This tool is an interactive simulation that evaluates the environmental, economic and social impact of different building models.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Other | Simulations | English | Post-secondary | building materials | green building | sustainability evaluation

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Passive Building Design - student example 3 (Laura Graham)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive website showcasing passive design methodology, completed as part of third year coursework for a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Clicked 78 times. Last clicked 11/06/2014 - 10:29. Teaching & Learning Context:  Constructivism and passive design methodology.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | passive design | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Passive Building Design - Student example 2 (Louise Malan)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya A detailed and illustrated site analysis covering Solar analysis, Shadow analysis, Ventilation, Rainwater and Daylight studies, culminating in a set of completed three-dimensional architectural drawin Clicked 41 times. Last clicked 11/07/2014 - 05:54. Teaching & Learning Context:  An example of passive design strategy, outlining all the steps required when completing a detailed site analysis.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | ecotect | site analysis | solar shading calculations | sustainable passive design | Ventilation

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Die ES

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive educational product exploring Fagan's understanding of combining design and technology into a single, non-linear, diverse and interesting problem-solving methodology. Clicked 26 times. Last clicked 07/03/2014 - 15:47. Teaching & Learning Context:  Detailed constructivism portfolio using Die Es as a showcase of construction methodology.

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Aeronautical Research Group | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Cape Town | details | hyperbolic paraboid | model | technology

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Passive Building Design - student example 1 (Catherine Moronnel)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya This is a study by a 2nd year architectural student in applied passive design with a focus on lighting and shade, containing a large number of site illustrations and photographs. Clicked 29 times. Last clicked 06/19/2014 - 18:14. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource is useful for focusing on light and shade in an urban design context.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | daylighting studies | passive design | site analysis | sustainable architecture | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Building Services Study Guide

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Authors:  Abimbola Windapo and Bayonle Windapo The Building Services Study Guide presents and illustrates the installation and construction of different types of building service components such as plumbing, drainage, electrical, heating, air-cond Clicked 392 times. Last clicked 01/19/2015 - 21:48. Teaching & Learning Context:  The resource material presents a guide to the installation of drainages, cold and hot water distribution systems, electical wiring and components, heating, ventillating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, and fire prevention systems in residential and simple buildings. It intr

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Construction Economics and Management | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Textbooks | English | Post-secondary | building materials | building regulation | building services | construction | drainage systems | electrical systems | fire prevention systems | HVAC systems | plumbing systems

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Mining and Mineral Processing Resource Pack

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Authors:  UCT Chemical Engineering Schools Project The Mining and Mineral Processing Resource Pack is a resource pack for high school science teachers to support the teaching and learning of the mining section in the high school science syllabus. Clicked 223 times. Last clicked 07/29/2014 - 12:45. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource is meant for high school learners, teachers, and other individuals interested in the link between the mining industry and the school science syllabus. It can be use in the classroom to enhance the teaching of mining by using the animations, videos and projects prov

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Chemical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Secondary | Anglo | Anglo American | AngloAmerican | animations | grade 11 | Mining | mining and mineral processing resource pack | open educational resources | resources

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Pricing carbon in Australia and South Africa

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Authors:  Harald Winkler A blog post, video interview and a phone interview of Harald Winkler's recent trip to Australia to look at their carbon pricing mechanism (CPM) and related institutions and initiatives. Clicked 47 times. Last clicked 09/24/2014 - 06:50. Teaching & Learning Context:  The Energy Research Centre (ERC) is a multi-disciplinary energy research centre, housed in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Cape Town. The Centre conducts high quality, targeted and relevant research as well as offering postgraduate opportunities at the Masters and PhD lev

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Energy Research Centre | Engineering and the Built Environment | Other | English | Post-secondary | capacity building | carcbon pricing mecanism | sustainable development research

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EEE4084F Digital Systems

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Authors:  Simon Winberg The objective of this course is for students to develop an understanding of the concepts involved in the design and development of high performance and special-purpose digital computing systems, in te Clicked 118 times. Last clicked 07/27/2014 - 11:34. Teaching & Learning Context:  The course involves lectures in a standard lecture venue. Projects and pracs are done using computers and other hardware in a laboratory. Presentation slides and the assignments are available on the publicly accessible website for this course. Correspondence and assistance with assignments are provid

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | Text/HTML Webpages | Video | English | Post-secondary | digital systems | FPGA | HDL | high performance computing | parallel computing | VLSI

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Tracking Filter Engineering – The Gauss-Newton and Polynomial Filters - Supplementary materia and Errata

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Authors:  Norman Morrision The support material for the book published by the IET in 2012, including Errata Clicked 96 times. Last clicked 12/18/2014 - 17:34. Teaching & Learning Context:  Solutions to drill problems, useful code, supporting the reading of the textbook on Filter Engineering using the Gauss Newton technique.

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Activities and Labs | English | Post-secondary | errata | examples | filters | Gauss | Newton

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Academic Literacy Workshops: a handbook for students and instructors

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Authors:  Ellen Hurst This workbook contains the material for a series of short supporting sessions on writing and research skills for students at University. Clicked 662 times. Last clicked 07/28/2014 - 09:43. Teaching & Learning Context:  This workbook should be useful for students in all faculties and at all levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate. Covering essays through to thesis writing, the handbook offers tips to improve written assignments. Students can read through the handbook on their own, and refer to it while they are writing. Alternatively chapters can be run by instructors as worksh

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Construction Economics and Management | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Teaching and Learning Strategies | English | Post-secondary | essay writing | reading | referencing | thesis writing

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Introduction to Sequential Smoothing and Prediction

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Authors:  Norman Morrison The book deals extensively with polynomial filters, namely, fixed-memory,expanding-memory and fading-memory filters. Clicked 303 times. Last clicked 08/19/2014 - 00:18. Teaching & Learning Context:  A general approach to tracking and smoothing of data, applicable in many fields.

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Textbooks | English | Post-secondary | radar | smoothing | tracking

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Authors:  Abimbola Windapo The resource material presents an overview of the structure of the construction industry, classification of the building as a system incorporating different parts, preliminary steps to procuring a bui Clicked 1580 times. Last clicked 09/26/2014 - 12:28. Teaching & Learning Context:  The document is a useful material for teaching and learning the techniques of construction. It enables the teacher to access activities in words and figures essential to the transfer of construction techniques. The pictures and figures presented will also make it easier for a student of construct

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Construction Economics and Management | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | Building | construction | development | Planning | Regulations | Site

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Chemical Industries Resource Pack

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Authors:  UCT Chemical Engineering Schools Project The Chemical Industries resource pack is a set of curriculum aligned resources for physical science teachers. Clicked 839 times. Last clicked 01/11/2015 - 02:22. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource provides supplementary material to high school science teachers to teach some of the sections in the science syllabus. The content can also be used by grade 10-12 learners and students interested in finding out more about the industries and their links to the chemistry they learn in classrooms.

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Chemical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Secondary | chemical industries | FET Physical Sciences | grade 12 | open educational resources | Physical Science

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Selected Student Architectural Technology Projects

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Authors:  Tom Sanya The underpinning pedagogical idea is that architectural technology is part of this hierarchical framework: conceptualising (architectural concept)-structuring (structural system)-placement and layerin Clicked 288 times. Last clicked 12/07/2014 - 10:18. Teaching & Learning Context:  These are examples of student projects taken from architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme in 2010.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | architectural technology | conceptualising | detailing | fallingwater house | placement and layering | structuring | tutorials

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The Details and Construction Processes of Die Es

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Authors:  Tom Sanya with the permission and assistance of Architect Gabriel Fagan The underpinning idea is that architectural technology is part of this hierarchical framework: conceptualising (architectural concept)-structuring (structural system)-placement and layering (component Clicked 236 times. Last clicked 09/23/2014 - 15:22. Teaching & Learning Context:  The information presented here is taken from teaching architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme in 2010.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Video | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | die es | placement and layering | spatial-aesthetics | structuring. architectural technology

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The Details and Construction Processes of the Fallingwater House

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Authors:  Tom Sanya The information presented here is taken from teaching architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme in 2010. Clicked 973 times. Last clicked 12/17/2014 - 19:13. Teaching & Learning Context:  The information presented here is taken from teaching architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme in 2010.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Video | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | architectural technology | conceptualising | detailing | fallingwater house | placement and layering | structuring

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Cleaner Energy Cooler Climate: Developing sustainable energy solutions for South Africa

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Authors:  Professor Harald Winkler For South Africa, finding a policy approach which balances the increasing demand for energy with the need for sustainability, equity and climate change mitigation is a particular challenge. Clicked 203 times. Last clicked 07/28/2014 - 12:26. Teaching & Learning Context:  Energy and climate change are issues of critical importance for shaping a sustainable future, both in South Africa and globally. This book provides an innovative and strategic approach to climate policy, with local development objectives as its starting point.

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Professional Communication Studies | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Readings | English | Post-secondary | climate change | energy modelling | environment | Governance | impact | local government policy | national climate policy | sustainable development

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Introduction to Project Planning

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Authors:  Mark Massyn The course is designed to introduce students to the philosophy and benefits of project management within an organization, more specifically the role of planning in project management.  This co Clicked 1339 times. Last clicked 11/13/2014 - 11:58. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>These resources can be used for teaching project management or used as study aids to students interested in project management.&nbsp;</p>

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Construction Economics and Management | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Training Materials | English | Post-secondary | construction | critical path method | project managment

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Power Distribution and Transmission Networks

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Authors:  Professor Trevor Gaunt This resource includes three Matlab-based software programs that can be used during lectures and tutorial sessions as teaching aids (“Basic Protection”, “Advanced Protection” and “Time Value of Money” Clicked 549 times. Last clicked 01/27/2015 - 10:03. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource contains 3 software programs with supplementary tutorials that are designed to focus the students’ attention on specific areas of interaction between the groups of concepts.

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Simulations | English | Post-secondary | electrical engineering | IDMT relay | power distribution | transmission network

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Pearl River Tower - Sustainable Design

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Lazar Tsankov Pearl River Tower pushes the boundaries of sustainable design. Information on the tower is organised on a wiki in easily navigable categories with lots of clear explanatory diagrams. Clicked 82 times. Last clicked 11/03/2014 - 11:46. Teaching & Learning Context:  Constructivism: Lecturer guidance, student teamwork, creative engagement with information sources to formulate a logical whole.

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Aeronautical Research Group | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Homework and Assignments | English | Post-secondary | architecture | building servicing | china | passive design | sustainable design | wind energy

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Electronic Circuits EEE3068F

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Authors:  Samuel Ginsberg The notes consist of three parts. Clicked 116 times. Last clicked 07/31/2014 - 02:58. Teaching & Learning Context:  This set of notes is aimed at EEE3068F, a one semester, third year electronics course for electrical engineering and mechatronics students.

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Lecture Notes | English | Secondary | amplifier | Electronic design | filter | oscillator | power electronics | power supply

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Tracking Filter Engineering – The Gauss-Newton and Polynomial Filters - Supplementary materia and Errata (Version 1.21)

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Authors:  Norman Morrison This is the latest support material for the book published by the IET in 2012, including Errata. Clicked 48 times. Last clicked 01/27/2015 - 18:34. Teaching & Learning Context:  Solutions to drill problems, useful code, supporting the reading of the textbook on Filter Engineering using the Gauss Newton technique, with updated errata as of March 2014.

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Activities and Labs | English | Post-secondary | 2014 | errata | examples | filters | Gauss | Newton

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The Details and Construction Processes of Die ES

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Authors:  Tom Sanya The underpinning idea is that architectural technology is part of this framework: conceptualising (architectural concept)-structuring (structural system)-placement and layering (components)-detailing Clicked 40 times. Last clicked 01/27/2015 - 18:33. Teaching & Learning Context:  The information presented here is taken from teaching architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme in 2010. The author wishes to acknowledge Architect Gabriel Fagan for permission to use his work and for his assistance during the research process.

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Aeronautical Research Group | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Cape Town | die es | Gabriel Fagan | hyperbolic paraboid | Masonry | technology

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