Search for dissertations about: "Railways"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the word Railways.

  1. 1. Congested railways influence of infrastructure and timetable properties on delay propagation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anders Lindfeldt; KTH.; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : In this thesis the symptoms and underlying behaviour of congestion on railways are analysed and discussed. As well as in many other countries, Sweden faces increasing demand for transport. To meet this new demand, railways play an important role. READ MORE

  2. 2. Road Ecology for Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mårten Karlson; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Roads; Railways; Biodiversity; Environmental Assessment; GIS; Decision Support; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Transport infrastructure is closely linked to several politically relevant sustainability issues, and since 1985 a formalized environmental assessment process is linked to planning and construction of new roads and railways in the EU (EU directives 85/337/EEC and 2001/42). The aim of the environmental assessment process is to think in advance; to identify, predict and evaluate significant environmental changes resulting from a proposed activity, in order to adjust the proposed activity accordingly and to avoid unnecessary and unexpected consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Essays on Railway Infrastructure Costs in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mats Andersson; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Railways; Infrastructure; Marginal Costs; Maintenance; Renewal; Econometrics; Panel Data; Survival Analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis concerns pricing the use of transport infrastructure. We are empirically investigating the relationship between railway traffic volumes and infrastructure management costs. More specifically, we are interested in estimating the change in infrastructure management costs from marginal variations in traffic volumes, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geo-environmental considerations in transport infrastructure planning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Caroline Karlsson; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Roads; Railways; Geology; GIS; Decision support; Modelling; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Transport infrastructure constitutes one of the key factors to a country’s economic growth. Investment in new transport infrastructure might cause potential environmental impacts, and if a project has several alternative corridors open for suggestion then each alternative corridor will have a different impact on the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. The English occupational song

    University dissertation from Umeå : : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gerald Porter; Umeå universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; work; metaphor; occupational song; industrial song; women s songs; weaving; mining; the miller; railways; engelska; English;

    Abstract : This is the first full-length study in English of occupational songs. They occupy the space between rhythmic work songs and labour songs in that the occupation signifies. Occupation is a key territorial site. If the métier of the protagonist is mentioned in a ballad, it cannot be regarded as merely a piece of illustrative detail. READ MORE