Search for dissertations about: "ageing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 467 swedish dissertations containing the word ageing.

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

    Author : Erik Björklund; Kristina Edström; Daniel Brandell; Reza Younesi; Frank Renner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Prabir Kumar Das; Björn Birgisson; Nicole Kringos; Andreas Loizos; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

    Author : Anita Melander-Wikman; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik;

    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. Effects of ageing on the mechanical properties of aluminium alloy AA 6063

    Author : Robert Gao; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : natural ageing; precipitation; stabilising ageing; APFIM; ageing; formability; al-mg-si; TEM; aa 6063; tensile strength;

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  5. 5. Economic Aspects of Ageing

    Author : Paul Nystedt; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    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