Search for dissertations about: "building processes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 521 swedish dissertations containing the words building processes.

  1. 1. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Kjartan Gudmundsson; Göran Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability; Built environment; Sustainable renovation; High-efficient insulation materials; Sweden Green Building Council; Vacuum Insulation Panels VIP ; Decision making; GreenBuilding; Early stage; Stakeholders; A Concept for promotion of sustainable retrofitting and renovation in Early Stages ACES ; Early Stage Primary Energy Estimation Tool ESPEET ;

    Abstract : The motivation for development of energy efficiency and implementation of novel advanced materials applied in buildings can be traced to increasing energy costs in conjunction with an enhanced environmental awareness among people. This doctoral dissertation presents contributions towards sustainable building, where factors such as building technology, energy efficiency in buildings, workers' health issues during construction measures, and certain economic considerations for renovation of buildings have been considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. The reinforcement learning method : A feasible and sustainable control strategy for efficient occupant-centred building operation in smart cities

    Author : Ross May; Kenneth Carling; Mengjie Han; Pascal Rebreyend; Zoltan Nagy; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Markov decision processes; Reinforcement learning; Control; Building; Indoor comfort; Occupant; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : Over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a trend which is expected to only grow as we move further into the future. With this increasing trend in urbanisation, challenges are presented in the form of the management of urban infrastructure systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Production Strategy in Project Based Production within a House-Building Context

    Author : Henric Jonsson; Martin Rudberg; Anna Fredriksson; Lars Stehn; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Production strategy; Industrialised House-Building; House-Building; Off-site production; Performance measurement; Information exchange; Production strategy process;

    Abstract : A production strategy enables companies to effectively manage the different challenges that the production function face in a competitive environment. A production strategy helps a company to make operational and strategic decisions that follow a logical pattern and supports the corporate strategy and the competitive priorities of the company. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design approaches in industrialized house building : A creativity perspective

    Author : Emma Viklund; Helena Lidelöw; Gustav Jansson; Dan Engström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; architectural design; creativity; design approach; design context; design process; engineering design; industrialized house building; platform; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Industrialized house builders strive towards structure and control of their processes, including design. Such structure is seldom sought for in architectural design practice, where individuality and autonomy are considered essential. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collaborative Product Development : a Purchasing Strategy for Small Industrialized House-building Companies

    Author : Jarkko Erikshammar; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Civil engineering and architecture - Building manufacturing engineering; Collaborative Product Development; Industrialized House-building; SME; Purchasing; Supply chain; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur - Byggproduktionsteknik; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : Purchasing, is an important part of the production process in industrialized house-building. Uncoordinated purchasing is one of the causes for low productivity increase within the sector. Traditional purchasing strategies, used by large construction companies, may not be applicable to small and medium-sized companies. READ MORE