Search for dissertations about: "Finland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 411 swedish dissertations containing the word Finland.

  1. 1. Kinematic Control of Redundant Knuckle Booms with Automatic Path Following Functions

    Author : Björn Löfgren; Jan Wikander; Arto Finland Helsinki University of Technology Visala; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Hydraulic manipulator; redundancy; kinematic control; local optimization; knuckle boom; forest machine; forwarder; boom tip control; joystick control; simulations; path following; Construction engineering; Konstruktionsteknik;

    Abstract : To stay competitive internationally, the Swedish forestry sector must increase its productivity by 2 to 3% annually. There are a variety of ways in which productivity can be increased. One option is to develop remote-controlled or unmanned machines, thus reducing the need for operator intervention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biochemical conversion of biomass to biofuels : pretreatment–detoxification–hydrolysis–fermentation

    Author : Venkata Prabhakar Soudham; Jyri-Pekka Mikkola; Christer Larsson; Tom Birger Granström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Lignocellulosic materials; Ionic liquids; Pretreatment; Inhibitors; Detoxification; Ferrous sulfate and hydrogen peroxide; reducing agents; alkaline treatments; Hydrolysis; Fermentation; Biofuels; biokemi; Biochemistry;

    Abstract : The use of lignocellulosic materials to replace fossil resources for the industrial production of fuels, chemicals, and materials is increasing. The carbohydrate composition of lignocellulose (i.e. cellulose and hemicellulose) is an abundant source of sugars. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where the Wind Blows : the socio-political geography of wind power development in Finland, Norway and Sweden

    Author : Johanna Liljenfeldt; Örjan Pettersson; Kerstin Westin; Olof Stjernström; Peter Schmitt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wind power; planning; land use; participation; power relations; energy justice; mixed methods; Finland; Norway; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis analysis the planning process for large-scale wind power development in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The aim is to explore the emerging power relations and socio-economic dynamics of the negotiation, planning and realization of this new development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Surplus majority government : A comparative study of Italy and Finland

    Author : Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Coalition theory; governmental behaviour; parliamentarism; political parties; Italian politics; Finnish politics; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Majoritetsstyre; Politik; Finland; Italien; Koalitionsregeringar; Samlingsregeringar; 1990-talet;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates why surplus majority government forms. The study focuses on two political systems, Finland and Italy, where oversized cabinets have been the most frequent type of government during the post-war period. The explanatory scope of two groups of theories is tested on two cases of surplus majority government, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Search of Security After the Collapse of the Soviet Union : Foreign Policy Change in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, 1988-1993

    Author : Fredrik Doeser; Jan Hallenberg; Michael Karlsson; Olav Knudsen; Teija Tiilikainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Denmark; Finland; foreign policy change; perceptions; security cooperation; small states; Sweden; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explain the evolution of foreign policy in Denmark, Finland and Sweden with regard to Western security cooperation between 1988 and 1993. The study sets out to test two theoretical perspectives on the security cooperation policies of these three small states. READ MORE