Search for dissertations about: "Högskolan i Borås"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 swedish dissertations containing the words Högskolan i Borås.

  1. 1. Novel application of membrane bioreactors in lignocellulosic ethanol production : simultaneous saccharification, filtration and fermentation (SSFF)

    Author : Mofoluwake M. Ishola; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biofuel; Ethanol; Membrane bioreactors; High solids loading; Lignocellulose; Nigeria; Pretreatment; SSFF; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery;

    Abstract : Biofuels production and utilisation can reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, dependence on fossil fuels and also improve energy security. Ethanol is the most important biofuel in the transportation sector; however, its production from lignocelluloses faces some challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effect of fruit flavors on anaerobic digestion : inhibitions and solutions

    Author : Rachma Wikandari; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fruit wastes; Fruit flavors; Anaerobic digestion; Biogas; Leaching pretreatment; Membrane bioreactors; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery;

    Abstract : Fruits are among the most important commodities in global trading due to its fundamental nutritional values. In 2012, the fruits supply was 115 kg/person/year, however, only 50 % of the fruits reached their consumers and the rest ended up as waste during the long fruit supply chain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Superabsorbent Polymers from the Cell Wall of Zygomycetes Fungi

    Author : Akram Zamani; Akram Zamani Forooshani; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chitosan; cell wall; chitin; polyphosphates; dilute sulfuric acid; zygomycetes fungi;

    Abstract : The present thesis presents new renewable, antimicrobial and biodegradable superabsorbent polymers (SAPs), produced from the cell wall of zygomycetes fungi. The cell wall was characterized and chitosan, being one of the most important ingredients, was extracted, purified, and converted to SAP for use in disposable personal care products designed for absorption of different body fluids. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moral (de)coupling : moral disengagement and supply chain management

    Author : David Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; abduction; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; critical realism; ethics; moral decoupling point; moral disengagement; moral responsibility; supply chain management; sustainability; systematic combining; textile management; TBL; Triple bottom line; Textiles and Fashion General ; Textil och mode generell ;

    Abstract : This research aims to fill an important gap in focusing on why individuals are able to take part in and/or support activities that have effects on economic, environmental, and social dimensions that are not consistent with their sense of right and wrong. The research focuses on the relationship between supply chain management and moral disengagement, and how this relation affects social responsibility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Zygomycetes and cellulose residuals : hydrolysis, cultivation and applications

    Author : Patrik Lennartsson; Patrik R Lennartsson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; zygomycetes; fungi; lignocelluloses; ethanol; fish feed; animal feed; dimorphism; airlift; pretreatment; Biotechnology; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery; Zygomycetes;

    Abstract : Zygomycetes is a class of fungi living worldwide as saprobes, as part of mycorrhizae, and as parasites. Humans have used some zygomycetes for centuries in the production of traditional foods, e.g. Indonesian tempe. READ MORE