Search for dissertations about: "development index"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 397 swedish dissertations containing the words development index.

  1. 1. Towards a Road Safety Development Index (RSDI) Development of an International Index to Measure Road Safety Performance

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ghazwan Al Haji; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Technology; Road safety; RSDI; ASEAN; international comparisons; Human Development; Index; ranking; principal components; composite indicators; macro-performance indicators; macro-models; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Aim. This study suggests a set of methodologies to combine different indicators of road safety into a single index. The RSDI is a simple and quick composite index, which may become a significant measurement in comparing, ranking and determining road safety levels in different countries and regions worldwide. Design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Road Safety Development Index Theory, Philosophy and Practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ghazwan Al-Haji; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Transport; Road Traffic; Sustainability; Road safety; European research cooperation; Civil engineering and architecture; Research on Europe; Public health science; Statistics; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops, presents and tests a new international tool, the so-called Road Safety Development Index (RSDI), which indicates in a comprehensive and easy way the severity of the road safety situation in a specific country and/or in comparison with other countries. There are three pillars of outcomes involved in the framework of RSDI. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Corporate Sustainable Development The ITT Flygt Sustainability Index

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Samhällsteknik

    Author : Eva Pohl; Mälardalens högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : Environment; Sustainability; CSR; Indicators; Aggregation; Hållbar miljö; Nyckeltal; Vikta;

    Abstract : This thesis suggests a method for measurement of corporate contribution to sustainable development, looking at how well a company stands up to its policies and commitments regarding sustainable development.A sustainability index is developed and calculated for ITT Flygt AB over a three years period (2002-2004). READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of an Environment-Accident Index A planning tool to protect the environment in case of a chemical spill

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Samhällsteknik

    Author : Åsa Scott Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental chemistry; Environment-Accident Index; Chemical Accidents; environmental effects; questionnaire; expert judgements; statistical multivariate design; PCA; PLS; Miljökemi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Environmental chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Miljökemi;

    Abstract : The increasing mass and complexity of chemicals being produced and transported has resulted in more rigorous demands on both authorities as well as chemical-handling industries to assess the risks involved. The Environment-Accident Index (EAI), has been proposed as a planning tool created as an equation in which chemical properties (variables describing the chemical involved) are combined with site-specific properties (variables describing the accident site). READ MORE

  5. 5. Mine production index: Development and application

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Amol Lanke; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; production Assurance program PAP ; Fuzzy analytical hierarchy process FAHP ; Mine production assurance MPA ; Bottleneck detection; Mine production index MPi ; Mining; Industrial engineering and economy - Other industrial engineering and economics; Industriell teknik och ekonomi - Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Drift och underhållsteknik; Operation and Maintenance;

    Abstract : Assuring production forms a crucial part of mining business profitability. Factors related to various mine operations, activities and business processes can threaten required/planned mine production. To address problems and ensure production level in mining, it is necessary to implement a mine production assurance program (MPA). READ MORE