Refereed journal papers:

  1. C de Saxe, D Cebon, "Camera-based articulation angle sensing for Heavy Goods Vehicles", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2021.3091759. [link] [preprint]
  2. C de Saxe, D Cebon, “Measurement of articulation angle by image template matching”, Proc. of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 233, no. 14, pp. 3801-3815, 2019, DOI: 10.1177/0954407019833819. [link] [preprint]
  3. C de Saxe, D Cebon, “Estimation of trailer off-tracking using visual odometry”, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 752-776, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/00423114.2018.1484498. [link] [pdf]
  4. C Eddy, C de Saxe, D Cebon, “Camera-based measurement of cyclist motion”, Proc. of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 233, no. 7, pp. 1793-1805, 2018, DOI:10.1177/0954407018789301. [link] [preprint]

Papers presented at conferences:

  1. F Kienhöfer, X. Na, C de Saxe, R Abdulla, H Venter, D Cebon, “Experimental evaluation of low rolling resistance tyres for heavy goods vehicles in South Africa” accepted for presentation at the 16th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology, Qingdao, CN, 4-7 Sep. 2021. [abstract]
  2. C de Saxe, J van Eeden, A Steenkamp, O Mokone, “A case for high capacity coal trucks to reduce costs and emissions at Eskom” , Proc. 39th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, ZA, 5-8 Jul. 2021. [pdf]
  3. O Mokone, C de Saxe, “Classification of trucks using camera data”, Proc. 39th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, ZA, 5-8 Jul. 2021. [pdf]
  4. A Steenkamp, C de Saxe, F Kienhöfer, L Kemp, “Comparing dynamic road damage of a performance-based standards and baseline vehicle”, Proc. 39th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, ZA, 5-8 Jul. 2021. [pdf]
  5. A Steenkamp, K Venter, C de Saxe, L Kemp, “A comparison of operating costs between PBS and conventional heavy vehicles in South Africa”, Proc. 39th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, ZA, 5-8 Jul. 2021. [pdf]
  6. C de Saxe, R Berman, A Clarke, JD Reinecke, “Camera-based side-slip measurement for tyre testing”, Proc. 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 8-11 Jul. 2019. [link] [pdf]
  7. A Steenkamp, R Berman, L Kemp, C de Saxe, “The effect of crossfall on road wear caused by heavy vehicles”, Proc. 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 8-11 Jul. 2019. [link] [pdf]
  8. K Venter, K Muronga, I Sallie, V de Franca, M Kemp, R Botha, C de Saxe, R Berman, E de Beer, “Naturalistic driving studies in support of road safety research in South Africa”, Proc. 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 8-11 Jul. 2019. [link] [pdf]
  9. L Kemp, C de Saxe, R Berman, A Steenkamp, “Benchmarking the performance of high capacity vehicles in South Africa”, Proc. 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 8-11 Jul. 2019. [link] [pdf]
  10. R Berman, C de Saxe, A Clarke, JD Reinecke, C Fisher, “Commissioning of the CSIR’s tyre testing and stress-in-motion facilities for improved tyre parameterization”, Proc. 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 8-11 Jul. 2019. [link] [pdf]
  11. C de Saxe, K Kural, S Kharrazi, F Schmidt, C van Geem, R Berman, J Woodrooffe, D Cebon, “FALCON III: Defining a Performance-Based Standards framework for high capacity vehicles in Europe”, 15th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT15), Rotterdam, Oct. 2–5, 2018. (Best paper award) [link] [pdf]
  12. P Nordengen, R Berman, C de Saxe, “An overview of the Performance-Based Standards pilot project in South Africa”, 15th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT15), Rotterdam, Oct. 2–5, 2018. [link] [pdf]
  13. J Deiss, F Kienhöfer, P Nordengen, C de Saxe, R Berman, A Steenkamp, “Heavy vehicle safety performance”, 15th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT15), Rotterdam, Oct. 2–5, 2018. [link] [pdf]
  14. C de Saxe, R Berman, “GeoTrack: An efficient simulation tool for the analysis of heavy vehicle manoeuvrability”, 37th Southern African Transport Conf. (SATC), Pretoria, Jul. 9–12, 2018. [link] [pdf]
  15. K Kural, C de Saxe, S Kharrazi, T Asp, B Kraaijenhagen, J Pauwelussen, “Smart infrastructure access policy: a highway towards more efficient road transport”, Proc. of the 7th Transport Research Arena (TRA), Vienna, Apr. 16–19, 2018. [link] [pdf]
  16. P Nordengen, C de Saxe, R Berman, A Steenkamp, J Deiss, “Improving heavy vehicle safety and road transport efficiency: a Performance-Based Standards approach in South Africa”, Proc. of the 7th Transport Research Arena (TRA), Vienna, Apr. 16–19, 2018. [link] [pdf]
  17. C de Saxe, D Cebon, “Visual odometry for trailer off-tracking estimation”, in Book of Technical Papers and Abstracts of the 14th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT14), Rotorua, 2016, pp. 138–149. [link] [pdf]
  18. C de Saxe, D Cebon, “A visual template-matching method for articulation angle measurement”, in Proc. of the IEEE 18th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Las Palmas, 2015, pp. 626–631. [link] [pdf (preprint)]
  19. P Nordengen, F Kienhöfer, C de Saxe, “Vehicle safety performance improvements using a performance-based standards approach: four case studies”, in 13th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT13), San Luis, Oct. 27–31, 2014. (SAICE Best Paper Award, Transportation Engineering) [link] [pdf]
  20. C de Saxe, P Nordengen, F Kienhöfer, “A performance-based standards regime to regulate car-carriers in South Africa”, in Proc. of the 32nd Southern African Transport Conf. (SATC), Pretoria, 2013, pp. 528–537. [link] [pdf]
  21. C de Saxe, F Kienhöfer, P Nordengen, “Tail swing performance of the South African car-carrier fleet”, in 12th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT12), Stockholm, Sep. 16–19, 2012. [link] [pdf]

Dissertations:

  1. C de Saxe, “Vision-based trailer pose estimation for articulated vehicles”, Ph.D. thesis, Dept. Eng., Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 2017. [link] [pdf]
  2. C de Saxe, “Performance-based standards for South African car-carriers”, M.Sc. (Eng.) dissertation, Dept. Eng., Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2012. [link] [pdf]

Popular media:

  1. C de Saxe, “Is your car as indispensable as you think? A story of cycle commuting in Gauteng”, Ride Magazine, Mar./Apr. 2019, South Africa. [pdf]
  2. C de Saxe, P Nordengen, R Berman, “Piloting PBS in South Africa”, Global Trailer, no. 38, Dec. 2017, Prime Creative Media, Australia. [print article] [web article]
  3. C de Saxe, “Boosting car-transport productivity”, Future Trucking and Logistics, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 24–25, Jun. 2013, Future Publishing, South Africa. [pdf]
  4. C de Saxe, “SA trucks get Smart”, Future Trucking and Logistics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 20–21, Apr. 2013, Future Publishing, South Africa. [pdf]

Patents:

  1. C de Saxe, D Cebon, “(WO2019202317) Method and system of articulation angle measurement”, PCT Patent Application No PCT/GB2019/051091, priority date 17 Apr. 2018. [link]

Selected research reports:

  1. C de Saxe, K Kural, F Schmidt, C Van Geem, S Kharrazi, R Berman, D Cebon, J Woodrooffe, "Definition and Validation of a Smart Infrastructure Access Policy utilising Performance-Based Standards (CEDR Call 2015: Freight and Logistics in a Multimodal Context)”, CEDR Contractor Report 2019-03, WP3.0001.2018, CEDR, 2019. [report] [project summary report] [project page]
  2. A Clarke, JD Reinecke, C de Saxe, R Berman, M Miyambo, N Oliphant, "BACKLASH 1 (MOBILITY): Enhanced Terramechanics Parameterisation for Improved Vehicle Mobility Modelling and Performance Prediction”, Document No GLBL-MO10-17-009 Rev Draft, Order KT521928, Item 3, Reference 8-BL01-T10-M01.

In the news:

  1. "High-capacity vehicles could be a cost-saver for Eskom”, Creamer Media's Mining Weekly, 6 June 2021. [article]
  2. "Reducing road freight costs and emissions through green tyres”, CSIR media release video, 24 April 2020. [video]
  3. S Smillie, "Green is the new black", Curiosity, Issue 9, Jan. 2020, Wits University. [article]
  4. "Green is the new black", Focus on Transport & Logistics, Issue 3, 2020, pp. 22-26. [online article] [pdf]
  5. "Go green with the Michelin X-Line Energy tyre”, Michelin press release, 20 Dec. 2019, Michelin Tyre Company South Africa. [article] [video]
  6. "Eco trials of green tyres”, Wits School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering News, Nov. 2019, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. [link]
  7. "Walking in the footsteps of history's greats”, ScienceScope, vol. 13, pp. 4-7, Dec. 2018, CSIR, South Africa. [link] [pdf]
  8. "Nurturing a new generation of researchers”, CSIR Annual Report 2017/18, pp. 24, 2018, CSIR, South Africa. [link] [pdf]
  9. "Smart Trucks: cost reduction all-round while maintaining competitive advantage”, CSIR Media Release, 31 Aug. 2018, CSIR, South Africa. [link] [pdf]
  10. P Nordengen, “Sweeping changes”, Transport World Africa, pp. 22, Sep./Oct. 2015, 3S Media, South Africa. [pdf]
  11. J Campbell, "Curbing the car-carrier tail wag”, Truck and Bus South Africa, pp. 24, Jun. 2013, Titan Publications, South Africa. [pdf]
  12. "Witsies engineer prototype for prestigious Le Mans 2012 motor race”, Alumni News, Mar. 2013, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. [pdf]
  13. H van Rooyen, “Trailers designed and manufactured locally for Smart Trucks”, ScienceScope, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 20–21, Apr. 2012, CSIR, South Africa. [link] [pdf]
  14. B Zuma, “Behind the LMP2 - The African dream”, Wits News Room, Jun. 2011, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. [pdf]
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