Search for dissertations about: "ageing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 421 swedish dissertations containing the word ageing.

  1. 1. Avoiding ageing Surface degradation of commercial electrode materials in lithium-ion batteries

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik Björklund; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Li-ion battery; Ageing; Photoelectron spectroscopy; Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide;

    Abstract : The battery market today expands rapidly, not least for electric vehicles. But to compete against the combustion engine, the cost of batteries must be reduced. After years of usage, the batteries degrade and need to be exchanged, increasing the cost over the vehicle lifecycle. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ageing of Asphalt Mixtures Micro-scale and mixture morphology investigation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Prabir Kumar Das; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ageing; Aggregate packing; Atomic force microscopy; Asphalt mixture; Bitumen; Diffusion; Finite element analysis; Gradation; Micro-structure; Mixture morphology; Oxidative ageing; Surface ageing;

    Abstract : There are many variables that affect the viscoelastic properties of asphalt mixtures with time, among which age hardening may be considered one of the important ones. Age hardening of asphalt mixtures is an irreversible process, which contributes to a reduction of the durability of pavements and eventually increases the maintenance cost. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ageing well mobile ICT as a tool for empowerment of elderly people in home health care and rehabilitation

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Anita Melander-Wikman; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2008]

    Abstract : The ageing of Europe's population is a crucial challenge for the 21st century. Today, the mean life expectancy in Sweden is 83 years for women and 78 for men. Ageing well is a frequently used process, describing the objectives of future elderly care and rehabilitation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Aspects of Ageing

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Paul Nystedt; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Diffusion of Medical Technology; Social Networks; Time Allocation; Widowhood; Gender; Ageing; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns economic aspects of ageing and investigates incentives and outcomes related to this process. The thesis is a collection of five essays. An introductory chapter provides an overall economic perspective of ageing. READ MORE

  5. 5. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE