Search for dissertations about: "TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering.

  1. 1. Water Governance Policy, Politics and Regulation in Honduras

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Patricia Phumpiu; Jan-Erik Gustafsson; Cecilia Scharp; Jose Esteban Castro; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Water Governance; Honduras; Institutions; Policy; Politics; Regulatory Governance; Regulatory State; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Water governance exerts an impact on the socio-politic life of Honduras. For instance, the new legal framework changes institutions. New water organisations are created, and new processes and proceedings are proposed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bed filters for phosphorus removal in on-site wastewater treatment Removal mechanisms and sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

    Author : David Eveborn; Jon Petter Gustafsson; Gunno Renman; Erik Kärrman; Lars Lövgren; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; On-site wastewater treatment; Eutrophication; Environmental impact assessment; Phosphorus removal mechanisms; Soil infiltration; Reactive bed filters; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik; FORESTRY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING Soil science Soil chemistry; SKOGS- och JORDBRUKSVETENSKAP samt LANDSKAPSPLANERING Markvetenskap Markkemi;

    Abstract : For many surface waters, phosphorus (P) leaching is a serious problem that should be minimized to prevent eutrophication. In Sweden there is a demand for physical and technical development of high-performance P removal techniques to reduce phosphorus leaching from on-site wastewater treatment systems to the Baltic Sea. READ MORE

  3. 3. Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Water Supply in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Andrew Quin; Berit Balfors; Cecilia Öman; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; monitoring and evaluation; rural water supply; Uganda; Sub-Saharan Africa; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Many nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by donors, have increased efforts in their rural water supply programmes within the last few decades. However, these programmes suffer from a range of challenges and problems and, according to recent figures, over half of rural inhabitants in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to safe water supplies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling Hydrological and Hydrodynamic Processes in Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Shimelis Gebriye Setegn; Bijan Dargahi; Nicola Fohrer; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lake Tana; Climate Change; SWAT; Hydrological Modeling; Hydrodynamic; GEMSS; MCE; Streamflow; Sediment yield; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Atmosphere and hydrosphere sciences Hydrology; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Atmosfärs- och hydrosfärsvetenskap Hydrologi; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Lake Tana Basin is of significant importance to Ethiopia concerning water resources aspects and the ecological balance of the area. The growing high demands in utilizing the high potentials of water resource of the Lake to its maximal limit, pictures a disturbing future for the Lake. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improvements of U-pipe Borehole Heat Exchangers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : José Acuña; Björn Palm; Signhild Gehlin; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Borehole Heat Exchanger; Distributed Thermal Response Test; Ground Source Heat Pumps; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The sales of Ground Source Heat Pumps in Sweden and many other countries are having a rapid growth in the last decade. Today, there are approximately 360 000 systems installed in Sweden, with a growing rate of about 30 000 installations per year. READ MORE