Search for dissertations about: "Fredrik Backman"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Fredrik Backman.

  1. 1. Energy efficiency in Swedish SMEs : Exploring barriers, knowledge creation and the role of municipal energy efficiency programs

    Author : Fredrik Backman; Jenny Palm; Patrik Thollander; Max Åhman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Policy programs; energy efficiency networks; Community of Practice COPs ; barriers; knowledge creation; Policyprogram; energieffektiviseringsnätverk; Community of Practice COP ; barriärer; skapande av kunskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to analyze how municipalities support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their work to improve their energy efficiency. The purpose of this study is to increase the current understanding of how the methods and tools used by municipalities to assist SMEs in improving their energy efficiency influence the end results in terms of achieved energy efficiency, and how knowledge related to energy efficiency is created within SMEs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Minimisation of Chromium Leaching from Low-Alloy Electric Arc Furnace Slag by Mineral Modifications

    Author : Ida Strandkvist; Fredrik Engström; Rainer Backman; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; slag; leaching; minerals; Process Metallurgy; Processmetallurgi;

    Abstract : Iron and steel are produced continuously as a vital part of modern life. The largest by-product of metal production is slag. Slag is an essential part of the production of steel since, in the furnace, the molten slag removes impurities from the metal. When the slag which consists of oxides, solidifies minerals form. READ MORE