Papers in refereed journals

  1. Soal, Y. Govers, J. Bienert, and A. Bekker. (2019) System identification and tracking using a statistical model and a Kalman filter, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 133, p. 106127.
  2. Vichi, M., Eayrs, C., Alberello, A., Bekker, A., Bennetts, L., Holland, D., et al. (2019). Effects of an explosive polar cyclone crossing the Antarctic marginal ice zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 5948 – 5958.
  3. Swart, D.J., Bekker, A. (2019) The relationship between consumer satisfaction and psychoacoustics of electric vehicle signature sound. Applied Acoustics, 145, pp.167-175.
  4. Swart, D.J., Bekker, A., Bienert, J. (2018) Electric vehicle sound stimuli data and enhancement. Data in Brief, 21, pp.1337-1346.
  5. De Waal, R.J.O., Bekker, A. and Heyns, P.S. (2018) Data for indirect load case estimation of ice-induced moments from shaft line torque measurements, Data in Brief, 19, pp. 1222-1236.
  6. Bekker, A., Suominen, S., Soal, K.I., De Waal, R.J.O. and Kujala, P., (2018) From data to insight for a polar supply and research vessel, Ship Technology and Research (Shiffstechnik), 1-17.
  7. De Waal, R. J.O., Bekker, A., Heyns, P.S. (2018) ‘Indirect load case estimation for propeller-ice moments from shaft line torque measurements’, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 151, pp. 237-248.
  8. Swart, D. J., Bekker, A. and Bienert, J. (2018) ‘The subjective dimensions of sound quality of standard production electric vehicles’, Applied Acoustics, 129, pp.354-364.
  9. Ansorge, I.J., Skelton, P., Bekker, A., De Bruyn, N., Butterworth, D., Cilliers, P., Cooper, J., Dorrington, R., Fawcett, S., Fietz, S., Findlay, K., Froneman, W., Grantham, G., Greve, M., Hedding, D., Hofmeyr, G., Kosch, M., Le Roux P., Lucas, M., MacHutchon K., Meiklejohn,I., Nel W., Pistorius,P., Ryan, P., Stander, J., Swart, S., Treasure, A., Vichi, M. and Van Vuuren, B., (2017) ‘Exploring South Africa’s southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African national Antarctic programme’,¬ South African Journal of Science, 113(5–6), pp.1-7.
  10. Bekker, A., Soal, K. and McMahon, K. J. (2017) ‘Whole-body vibration exposure on board a Polar Supply and Research Vessel in open water and in ice’, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 141, pp. 188-200.
  11. Kamper, M. and Bekker, A. (2017) ‘Non-contact experimental methods to characterise the response of a hyper-elastic membrane’, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 12:15, pp. 1-16.
  12. Omer, H. and Bekker, A. (2017) ‘Human responses to wave slamming vibration on a polar supply and research vessel’, Applied Ergonomics, 67, pp. 71–82.
  13. Swart, D. J., Bekker, A. and Bienert, J. (2016) ‘The comparison and analysis of standard production electric vehicle drive-train noise’, International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, 12(3), pp.260-276.
  14. Omer, H. and Bekker, A. (2016) ‘Detection of wave slamming sites from ship deflections’, Research and Development Journal of South Africa, 32, pp. 50–57.
  15. Bekker, A. (2014) ‘Influences of electric propulsion on vehicle vibro-acoustics’, Research and Development Journal of South Africa, 30, pp. 47–54.
  16. Van der Westhuizen, A. and van Niekerk, J. L. (2006) ‘Verification of seat effective amplitude transmissibility (SEAT) value as a reliable metric to predict dynamic seat comfort’, Journal of Sound and Vibration. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2006.02.010.