Search for dissertations about: "Getachew Assefa"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Getachew Assefa.

  1. 1. On sustainability assessment of technical systems experience from systems analysis with the ORWARE and ecoeffect tools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Getachew Assefa; Björn Frostell; Thomas Nybrant; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; technology assessment; interdisciplinarity; sustainability; sustainability assessment; industrial ecology; substance flow analysis; material flow analysis; life cycle assessment; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Engineering research and development work is undergoing a reorientation from focusing on specific parts of different systems to a broader perspective of systems level, albeit at a slower pace. This reorientation should be further developed and enhanced with the aim of organizing and structuring our technical systems in meeting sustainability requirements in face of global ecological threats that have far-reaching social and economic implications, which can no longer be captured using conventional approach of research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a systematic approach for technology assessment by combining material flow analysis, life cycle assessment and life cycle costing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kemiteknik

    Author : Getachew Assefa; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; technology assessment; material flow analysis; substance flow analysis; life cycle assessment; life cycle costing; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

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  3. 3. From energy efficiency to integrated sustainable urbanism in residential development in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : E-print

    Author : Zhichang Cai; Ronald Wennersten; Getachew Assefa Wondimagegnehu; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; China; Green Building; New Cave house; Eco-office; Mass-Housing; Green Residential Development; Industrial Ecology; Landsea Housing Project; Hammarby Sjöstad; Systems Thinking; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : China has adopted Sustainable Development as a national strategy for all industries. In civil construction sector, sustainability is regarded as the development of Green Building in China. Since 2000, China has introduced a series of policies and laws to promote Green Building. READ MORE