Search for dissertations about: "Civil defense"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Civil defense.

  1. 1. Structural integrity of prestressed nuclear reactor containments

    Author : Patrick Anderson; Avdelningen för Konstruktionsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; steel liner; reliability; relaxation; shrinkage; creep; loss of prestress; tendon; Nuclear; containment; design pressure; Construction technology; Anläggningsteknik;

    Abstract : A nuclear power plant is provided with an extensive defense intended to prevent radioactive discharge in case of a reactor accident. This defense is built up of several independent safety barriers, where the reactor containment constitutes the last barrier to the environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sheltered Society : Civilian Air raid shelters in Sweden — from idea to materiality, 1918-1940 and beyond

    Author : Peter Bennesved; Finn Arne Jørgensen; Christer Nordlund; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Air raid shelters; Civil defense; Aerial protection; History of Technology; Multi Level Perspective; Large Technical Systems; Fortifications; Networks; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas; History; historia;

    Abstract : In 2002, Sweden finally stopped producing air raid shelters for its population after over sixty years of continuous production since 1938. Judging from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, MSB, the Swedish Air raid shelter registry contain about 65,000 air raid shelters registered as being in use. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shaping sustainable food systems : Local participation in addressing global challenges

    Author : Aniek Hebinck; Line Gordon; Joost M. Vervoort; Stephan Barthel; Moya Kneafsey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food systems; sustainability; food governance; transformative change; participatory processes; participation; civil society; niche level; food policy; urban food; urban agriculture; food poverty; imagined futures; foresight; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The current unsustainable trajectory of food systems puts the social and ecological processes and functions on which human flourishing depends at risk. This last decade has seen, on one hand, continued insistence on transformative action and on the other, uncertainty and instability with respect to traditional, established institutions, such as the state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stewardship in an urban world : Civic engagement and human–nature relations in the Anthropocene

    Author : Johan Enqvist; Maria Tengö; Örjan Bodin; Bengt G. Karlsson; Richard C. Stedman; Morgan Grove; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agency; Bengaluru; boundary object; care; civil society; community; environmental ethics; knowledge; natural resource management; New York City; problem of fit; rigidity trap; sense of place; social–ecological system; urbanization; water governance; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Never before have humans wielded a greater ability to alter and disrupt planetary processes. Our impact is becoming so noticeable that a new geological epoch has been proposed – the Anthropocene – in which Earth systems might no longer maintain the stable and predictable conditions of the past 12 millennia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fear of flying in civil airline passengers: a manifold phenomenon with various motivational roots

    Author : Gunilla Amnér; MedCUL Medicinska fakultetens centrum för undervisning och lärande; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aerophobia; Psychology; Psykologi; fear of flying;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises four papers reporting results from a project studying the fear of flying phenomenon. Paper I is an evaluation study of a new percept-genetic instrument, the Flight Situation Test (FST). A group of 24 subjects with a fear of flying (FoF) and 19 controls (non-FoF) were tested. READ MORE