Refereed journal papers:

  1. P Deshpande, C de Saxe, D Ainalis, J Miles, D Cebon, "Investigating road freight electrification using electric road systems in different countries", submitted to the TRB Annual Meeting 2023 for presentation and publication in TRR.
  2. C de Saxe, D Ainalis, J Miles, P Greening, A Gripton, C Thorne, D Cebon, "Battery and charging requirements for a UK electric road freight system", submitted to Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. [link to preprint on SRRN]
  3. C de Saxe, J van Eeden, L Kemp, A Steenkamp, J Cowper, "High capacity coal trucks to reduce costs and emissions at South Africa’s power utility", in press, Research in Transportation Business & Management, 2022.
  4. C de Saxe, D Cebon, "Camera-based articulation angle sensing for Heavy Goods Vehicles", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 7522-7535, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2021.3091759. [link] [preprint]
  5. 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]
  6. 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]
  7. 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. C de Saxe, D Ainalis, J Miles, P Greening, A Griptom, C Thorn, D Cebon, “A simulation-based study of a proposed road freight electrification system demonstrator in the UK” accepted for presentation at the Transport Research Arena Conference, Lisbon, 14-17 Nov. 2022.
  2. A. Ferreira, C de Saxe, A Steenkamp, J Nordengen, “Developing a truck rollover risk calculator for South Africa” Proc. 40th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 4-7 July 2022. [pdf]
  3. 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” 16th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology (HVTT16), Qingdao, CN, 4-7 Sep. 2021. [pdf] [proceedings]
  4. A Steenkamp, F Kienhöfer, C de Saxe, “Heavy vehicle dynamic road wear from a rigid heavy vehicle when including road crossfall” 16th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology (HVTT16), Qingdao, CN, 4-7 Sep. 2021. [pdf] [proceedings]
  5. L Kemp, A Steenkamp, C de Saxe, “High capacity vehicles road wear impact in South Africa” 16th Int. Symp. on Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology (HVTT16), Qingdao, CN, 4-7 Sep. 2021. [pdf] [proceedings]
  6. 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] [proceedings]
  7. O Mokone, C de Saxe, “Classification of trucks using camera data”, Proc. 39th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, ZA, 5-8 Jul. 2021. [pdf] [proceedings]
  8. 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] [proceedings]
  9. 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] [proceedings]
  10. 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] [proceedings]
  11. 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] [proceedings]
  12. 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] [proceedings]
  13. 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] [proceedings]
  14. 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] [proceedings]
  15. 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] [proceedings]
  16. 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] [proceedings]
  17. 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] [proceedings]
  18. 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] [proceedings]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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] [proceedings]
  22. 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)] [proceedings]
  23. 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) [pdf] [proceedings]
  24. 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] [proceedings]
  25. 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] [proceedings]

Conference/workshop presentations without papers:

  1. C de Saxe, D Ainalis, J Miles, P Greening, C Thorne, D Cebon, "A simulation-based study of a proposed road freight electrification system demonstrator in the UK", 8th Int. Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight, Cambridge (online), 2021. [slides] [abstract] [proceedings]
  2. D Ainalis, C Thorne, C de Saxe, J Miles, P Greening, D Cebon, "Evaluating the Performance and Costs of an Electric Road System to Decarbonise the UK's Long Haul Road Freight'', 8th Int. Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight, Cambridge (online), 2021. [slides] [abstract] [proceedings]
  3. C de Saxe, J van Eeden, A Steenkamp, O Mokone, "A case for high capacity coal trucks to reduce costs and emissions at South Africa’s power utility", 7th Int. Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight, Cambridge (online), 2020. [slides] [abstract] [proceedings]
  4. C de Saxe, K Kural, S Kharrazi, F Schmidt, C van Geem, R Berman, J Woodrooffe, D Cebon, "Defining a Performance-Based Standards framework for high capacity vehicles in Europe," 38th Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, 2019. (Invited talk) [proceedings]
  5. C de Saxe, D Cebon, "Visual odometry for trailer off-tracking estimation," Vehicle Dynamics and Control Conference, Cambridge, 2017. [slides]

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]

Other publications:

  1. F Kienhöfer et al., “The Transition to Renewable Energy”, SAIMechE online, Nov. 2021. [link]
  2. C de Saxe, “From four wheels to two: How to start decarbonising your lifestyle”, online, Oct. 2021. [link]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. 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]
  6. 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 et al., "Smart trucks and Performance-Based Standards (PBS) for road freight transport in South Africa: Pilot project evaluation report 2007-2020", prepared for the South African Department of Transport on behalf of CSIR Smart Mobility and the Smart Truck Review Panel, 2020.
  2. 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]
  3. 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.
  4. C de Saxe et al., "Smart Truck pilot project: Phase 1 evaluation report and way forward (summary report)", prepared for the South African Department of Transport on behalf of CSIR Smart Mobility and the Smart Truck Review Panel, 2017.

In the news:

  1. "High-capacity vehicles could be a cost-saver for Eskom”, Creamer Media's Mining Weekly, 6 June 2021. [article] [pdf]
  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] [pdf]
  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] [pdf]
  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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