Search for dissertations about: "URBAN PROBLEMS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 208 swedish dissertations containing the words URBAN PROBLEMS.

  1. 1. Exploring Typologies, Densities & Spatial Qualities The Case of Low-Income Housing in South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ana Mancheno Gren; Dick Urban Vestbro; Jörgen Andreasen; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban Form; House Types; Densities; Spatial Qualities; Low-Income Housing; South Africa; Urban Sprawl; Transect; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on problems that have resulted from the increasing pressure facing urban and suburban land use in South Africa, brought on by a number of different factors including the political and historical background of the country, as well as by rapid urbanization. The objective of this thesis is to present the perspectives applied in the analysis of the built environment in selected case studies, in which different theoretical and methodological approaches have been developed to address the research questions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crossing the river by feeling the stones Approaches to Sustainable Urban Development in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Hongling Liu; Björn Frostell; Dick Urban Vestbro; [2014]

    Abstract : China already has the highest numbe of,and largest cities in its history. According to recent statistics, Chinese cities were home to 52.6% of China’s total population at the end of 2012. READ MORE

  3. 3. The long-term injured competitive athlete: A study of psychosocial risk factors

    University dissertation from Urban Johnson, Inst. för Samhälls- och Beteendevetenskap, Högskolan i Halmstad, Box 823, 301 18 HALMSTAD, SWEDEN

    Author : Urban Johnson; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; age; Adaptation; competitive athlete; coping; gender; long-term injury; mood; multiply-injured; non-returning; prediction; personality; psychosocial risk factors; sport.; Applied and experimental psychology; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi;

    Abstract : The thesis includes five separate studies concerned mainly with psychosocial aspects of the problems that athletes afflicted with long-term sport injuries face. The first study deals with relationships between personality variables, coping strategies and mood-levels, both in athletes participating in competitive sports and in a non-athlete reference groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing clusters for densification within an upgrading strategy : the case of Kampala, Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Assumpta Nnaggenda-Musana; Dick Urban Vestbro; Tumsifu Nnkya; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; low-income housing; home-based enterprises; house types; residential density; urban sprawl; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The process of urbanisation in the urban centres of most sub-Saharan African countries has been brought about by numerous factors including rural to urban migration, natural increase in population, and in-migration. In Uganda due to these factors the capital city Kampala is growing rapidly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Characterization of components and materials for EMC barriers

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Urban Lundgren; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Electronics; Industriell elektronik;

    Abstract : This thesis presents contributions to work for better methodologies for addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) issues. In particular measurement methods are reviewed and devised for acquiring data on barriers used for EMC. Such data is used for characterization, modeling and model verification of barriers. READ MORE