Search for dissertations about: "Bridge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 619 swedish dissertations containing the word Bridge.

  1. 1. Crossing the Bridge An Interpretation of the Archaeological Remains in the Etruscan Bridge Complex at San Giovenale, Etruria

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Etruscan; San Giovenale; bridge; chthonic; Vesuna; Lurs Larunita; gens; Urcena; Larth; Fasthi Alsi; sacellum; Orientalizing; Protovillanovan; Archaic; Hellenistic; pottery; Greek imports; inscriptions; ritual; liminal; rites of passage; sacrifices; banqueting; transit road; multiple functions; continuity; change; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the archaeological remains in the Etruscan bridge complex, found during the excavations at San Giovenale in 1959–1963, and 1999. The aim has been to reach a holistic perspective of the bridge complex with the bridge seen as a link between topography, economy, social relationships, politics, symbols and ritual, reflecting its importance for the whole community at San Giovenale and its surroundings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated Bridge Maintenance Evaluation of a pilot project and future perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hans-Åke Mattsson; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bridge management; bridge maintenance; real service life; partnering; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : The trend in many countries is to outsource maintenance with competitive tendering. The design of the tender is then a crucial issue. A new type of tendering contract, called "Integrated Bridge Maintenance", was introduced in one experimental area in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improved Bridge Evaluation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hendrik Schlune; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; model updating; structural identification; Bridge evaluation; concrete structures; finite element analysis; finite element method; load cases;

    Abstract : Accurate structural models are required for optimal management of existing bridges and economical new ones. However, unavoidable modelling uncertainties and difficulty in modelling the non-linear response of concrete bridges can lead to structural models which do not fulfil this requirement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life-Cycle Costing Applications and Implementations in Bridge Investment and Management

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mohammed Safi; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bridge; Cost; Life Cycle Cost Analysis; Procurement; Investment; Management;

    Abstract : A well-maintained bridge infrastructure is a fundamental necessity for a modern society that provides great value, but ensuring that it meets all the requirements sustainably and cost-effectively is challenging. Bridge investment and management decisions generally involve selection from multiple alternatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study and Application of Modern Bridge Monitoring Techniques

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ignacio González; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Structural Health Monitoring; Traffic Monitoring; Bridge Monitoring; Bridge Weigh-In-Motion; BWIM; Damage Detection; Suspension Bridge Bearings; Axle Loads; Dynamics;

    Abstract : The field of monitoring is one of rapid development. Advances in sensor technologies, in data communication paradigms and data processing algorithms all influence the possibilities of Structural Health Monitoring, damage detection, traffic monitoring and other implementations of monitoring systems. READ MORE