Search for dissertations about: "Demonstration Projects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Demonstration Projects.

  1. 1. Demonstration Projects for Sustainable Building: Towards a Strategy for Sustainable Development in the Building Sector based on Swedish and Dutch Experience

    Author : Paula Femenias; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable development; demonstration projects; sustainable building; case studies; change agency; architecture; housing; discourse in trade press; building sector; learning from experience; information dissemination;

    Abstract : This thesis explores demonstration projects as a potential strategy for supporting processes towards sustainable development in the building sector through making mainstream building more sustainable. The research question has been approached in four empirical studies carried out in Sweden and the Netherlands, which study demonstration projects for sustainable housing from different perspectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards sustainable urban transportation : Test, demonstration and development of fuel cell and hybrid-electric buses

    Author : Anders Folkesson; Per Alvfors; Peter Treffinger; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; acceptance; analysis; auxiliary system; bus; Clean Urban Transport for Europe; concept; CUTE; demonstration; driver; drive cycle; duty cycle; energy flow; evaluation; fuel cell; heavy duty vehicle; hybrid management; hybrid vehicle; hydrogen; passenger; PEM; safety; Sankey diagram; series hybrid; sustainable; test; urban transport; vehicle simulation; acceptans; analys; hjälpaggregat; buss; Clean Urban Transport for Europe; koncept; CUTE; demonstration; körcykel; förare; energiflöde; utvärdering; bränslecell; tunga fordon; hybridsystemkontroll; hybridfordon; vätgas; passagerare; PEM; säkerhet; Sankey-diagram; seriehybrid; uthållig; hållbar; test; stadstransport; fordonssimulering; Vehicle engineering; Farkostteknik; Chemical engineering; Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Several aspects make today’s transport system non-sustainable: • Production, transport and combustion of fossil fuels lead to global and local environmental problems. • Oil dependency in the transport sector may lead to economical and political instability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assembling the Smart Grid : On the Mobilization of Imaginaries, Users and Materialities in a Swedish Demonstration Project

    Author : Anna Wallsten; Harald Rohracher; Jonas Anshelm; Vasilis Galis; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smart grids; demonstration projects; translations; sociotechnical imaginaries; material participation; users; Smarta elnät; demonstrationsprojekt; översättning; sociotekniska föreställningar; material participation; användare;

    Abstract : Influential actors refer to smart grids as a revamped version of the energy systemwhen they argue for alternative energy pathways, and assign demonstration projects with the task of turning prospects about the future into functional configurations. This thesis explores notions of the smart grid future that are implicitly conveyed in Swedish smart grid strategy and planning documents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing fuel cells to reality and reality to fuel cells : A systems perspective on the use of fuel cells

    Author : Maria Saxe; Per Alvfors; Angelo Moreno; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Assessment; CUTE; Demonstration projects; Emerging technology; Evaluation; Fuel cell buses; Fuel cell systems; Fuel cells; Hype; Interdisciplinary; Niche markets; PEM; Radical technologies; SOFC; Strategic niche markets; Sustainability; Chemical energy engineering; Kemisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : With growing awareness of global warming and fear of political instability caused by oil depletion, the need for a society with a sustainable energy system has been brought to the fore. A promising technology often mentioned as a key component in such a system is the fuel cell technology, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning from Buildings; A Strategy for Environmental Design

    Author : Paula Femenias; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Built Examples; Feed-bck; Demonstration Projects; Architecture; Sustainable Building; Design Strategies; Evaluation; Learning rocesses; Environmental Design;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE