Browsing by Supervisor "Yadavalli, Venkata S. Sarma"

Browsing by Supervisor "Yadavalli, Venkata S. Sarma"

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  • De Vries, Marne (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    This thesis explores the potential to unify three emerging disciplines: enterprise engineering, enterprise architecture and enterprise ontology. The current fragmentation that exists in literature on enterprise alignment ...
  • Botha, Andries (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    The automotive parts supply chain is characterised by expectations of high levels of parts availability, as vehicles are designed to be maintained throughout their life cycles. There is, however, a significant level of ...
  • Carstens, Herman (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    This thesis develops methods for reducing energy Measurement and Verification (M&V) costs through the use of Bayesian statistics. M&V quantifies the savings of energy efficiency and demand side projects by comparing the ...
  • Van Schoor, Christiaan de Wet (University of Pretoria, 2006-10-25)
    This thesis presents a study of stochastic models of continuous review of inventory systems of perishable and non-perishable products, as well as inventory systems operating in random environment. It contains five chapters. ...
  • Cameron, A.W.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    Providing an integrated cost analysis and easily updateable financial model to a histopathology laboratory in the academic sector.
  • Versluis, H.F. (Hendrik) (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    The process of forecasting is one that has been applied by many and has evolved significantly over the past several decades. In the foodservice industry, effective and profitable operation relies heavily on accurate and ...
  • Moolman, A.J. (Alwyn Jakobus) (University of Pretoria, 2006-06-02)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document
  • Moolman, A.J. (Alwyn Jakobus) (University of Pretoria, 2010-11-19)
    The Vehicle Routing Problem has been around for more than 50 years and has been of major interest to the operations research community. The VRP pose a complex problem with major benefits for the industry. In every supply ...
  • Ali, Muhammad Abdullah Omar (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    South African Organizations are constantly searching for a perfect tool that may help them to effectively manage every aspect of their operations. While the search for this tool has proved to be fruitless for many ...
  • Ferreira, Charlotte E.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    To help enable the company to match their workforce to their workload, Holt-Winters and Ad Hoc forecasting techniques were used to forecast the number of technicians that will be required in each region.
  • 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 ...
  • Bruwer, Frances; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2012)
    Foodbanking in South Africa is still a relatively new and unknown concept. South Africa has more than 11 million people who are food insecure, thus dependent on the aid of non-profit organizations such as foodbanks. ...
  • Adetunji, Olufemi (University of Pretoria, 2010-09-25)
    Please read the abstract in the section 00front of this document.
  • Mokone, M.M.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    M-Creations is an SMME located in a rural community in Dennilton, Mpumalanga and supplies about 10 local government schools with uniform and other tailoring services. Orders though large in number do not come in barges and ...
  • Kellerman, Hendrik Johannes; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    A location model to strategically position reaction vehicles in order to minimize the response time to the point where service is required.
  • Boshoff, W.B.K.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, )
    The main objective of the military force of any country is to protect its citizens, resources and leadership. As long as the well-being and survival of the nation is at stake, this may be performed at any cost. Fundamentally, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wentzel, John Peter (University of Pretoria, 2013-06-28)
    One of the most pressing needs society has in 2012 is addressing the plight of the 4 billion people, globally, who live at the bottom of the economic pyramid. Unless initiatives are undertaken to alleviate poverty and ...
  • Van Wyk, Estelle (University of Pretoria, 2013-06-07)
    Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more frequent in many countries throughout the world. Countries with inadequate infrastructure and poorly planned emergency logistics are subject to such events which may lead ...