Search for dissertations about: "Infrastructure investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words Infrastructure investment.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Costing in Road Planning and Management A Case Study on Collision-free Roads

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Wennström; Håkan Sundquist; Tommy Edeskär; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; collision-free road; design; infrastructure; investment; life cycle costing; life cycle cost analysis; maintenance; management; operation; planning; road; sustainability;

    Abstract : Construction of infrastructure does not only mean large capital investments but also future costs to operate and maintain these assets. Decision making in planning and design of roads will impact the need of future operation and maintenance activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Infrastructure investment planning under uncertainty

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Niclas A. Krüger; Lars Hultkrantz; Farideh Ramjerdi; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Real options; Wavelets; Risk; Uncertainty; Investments; Growth; Benefit-cost analysis; Infrastructure; Transportation; Traffic safety; Fractional Brownian motion; Incomplete contracts; Monte-Carlo simulation; Long memory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is concerned with the planning processes in transportation and infrastructure investments and the aim is to improve risk assessment, risk valuation and risk management. Many of the results presented in this thesis are also applicable to a wider range of questions... READ MORE

  3. 3. Slab Frame Bridges Structural Optimization Considering Investment Cost and Environmental Impacts

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Majid Solat Yavari; Costin Pacoste-Calmanovici; Raid Karoumi; Mario Plos; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Slab frame bridge; Structural design; Cost optimization; Optimization of environmental impact; Life cycle assessment; Genetic algorithm; Pattern search method; Civil and Architectural Engineering; Byggvetenskap;

    Abstract : This research encompasses the automated design and structural optimization of reinforced concrete slab frame bridges, considering investment costs and environmental impacts. The most important feature of this work is that it focusses on realistic and complete models of slab frame bridges rather than on optimization of only individual members or sections of a bridge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life-Cycle Costing Applications and Implementations in Bridge Investment and Management

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mohammed Safi; Raid Karoumi; Håkan Sundquist; Jan-Eric Nilsson; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bridge; Cost; Life Cycle Cost Analysis; Procurement; Investment; Management;

    Abstract : A well-maintained bridge infrastructure is a fundamental necessity for a modern society that provides great value, but ensuring that it meets all the requirements sustainably and cost-effectively is challenging. Bridge investment and management decisions generally involve selection from multiple alternatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cost-Benefit Analysis of climate policy and long term public investments

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Disa Asplund; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Lars Hultkrantz; Robert Lundmark; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cost benefit analysis; Investment; Climate change; Transport infrastructure; Qa Economics and finance; Qa Economics and finance;

    Abstract : This compilation dissertation consists of four essays with the common theme of welfare analysis of long-term public investments. The first two essays focus on analysis of climate change mitigation, i.e., the social cost of carbon dioxide. READ MORE