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Engineering responds to the National Ventilator Project

  In picture above, our team busy testing components for a prototype ventilator, from left to right: Mr Japie Ludick (SKA), Mr Ferdie Zietsman and Mr Cobus Zietsman. With only 6000 ventilators on hand in both private and public hospitals at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, and global demand from suppliers…

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Data-driven skills taught by a master

The Sound and Vibration Research Group (SVRG) in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering recently hosted Professor Anders Brandt from the University of Southern Denmark. He is the author of the book “Noise and Vibration Analysis” and the MATLAB Toolbox, “ABRAVIBE” – renowned for its open code which demystifies many aspects of signal processing.…

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