Search for dissertations about: "domestic production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 swedish dissertations containing the words domestic production.

  1. 1. Medical devices in Sweden : Industrial structure, production and foreign trade 1985-2002

    Author : Lena-Kajsa Sidén; KTH; []
    Keywords : medical devices; medical technology; medical device industry; production; foreign trade;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis uses descriptive, mainly official,Swedish statistics to analyse industrial structure, productionand foreign trade in an industry that is traditionallydifficult to describe in numbers, that of medical devices. Forthe purposes of the thesis, the Swedish Medical Device industryis defined as companies classified in the SE-SIC manufacturingcodes 33101 (medical equipment and instruments, etc), 33102(dental products) and 35430 (invalid vehicles). READ MORE

  2. 2. Sensory Quality and Consumer Perception of Wheat Bread : Towards Sustainable Production and Consumption. Effects of Farming System, Year, Technology, Information and Values

    Author : Iwona Kihlberg; Einar Risvik; Lisbeth Johansson; Stefan Sahlstrøm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Domestic sciences; Product quality; Production quality; Sustainability; Organic farming; Wheat; Organic Food; Bread; Milling; Breadmaking; Sensory analysis; Consumers; Information; Values; Food acceptance; Hushållsvetenskap; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

    Abstract : In order to study the effect of production systems aimed at sustainability on product quality and of sensory and non-sensory factors on product acceptance – the effect of farming system, year, milling and baking techniques on the sensory qualities of wheat bread as a model product was investigated using a descriptive test, and the effect of information and values on liking of bread using consumer tests.Whole wheat and white breads were baked with wheat grown in six lots in established conventional and organic farming systems in field trails, in two subsequent years for the white bread. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Common Thread, Textile Production during the Late Iron Age and Viking Age

    Author : Eva Andersson; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Haithabu; Birka; Scania; Viking Age; Late Iron Age; household production; textile valuables; sail cloth; bone needle; loom weight; textile production; spindle whorl; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The initial aim of the present PhD thesis was to develop the method of classification for textile tools to facilitate the study of textile production in an archaeological context. The thesis consists of five separate projects and a concluding summary. The study covers the late Iron Age, mainly the Viking Period. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the weightless economy: Evaluating ICT sectors in the European, Asian and African regions

    Author : Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; probit; Gini coefficient; Europe; economic growth; ICT sectors; panel cointegration; diffusion; Asia; Africa; panel data; broadband; input-output; production; weightless economy; cellular;

    Abstract : One of the most distinctive characteristics of the weightless economy is the increasingly important role of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sectors, which, according to the OECD (2009), consist of ICT products and media and content products. The ICT sectors have been identified as contributing significantly to the economy through production, measured by the value of the ICT outputs produced and the spillover effects to the other sectors, and the diffusion due to the higher penetration rate of ICT products and services and the impact of the end-users. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy Efficiency Improvements of Tumble Dryers : -Technical Development, Laundry Habits and Energy Labelling

    Author : Lena Stawreberg; Lars Nilsson; Jonas Berghel; Roger Renström; Björn Palm; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; drying; domestic; energy efficiency; textile; energy labelling standard; Thermal energy engineering; Termisk energiteknik; Miljö- och energisystem; Environmental and Energy Systems;

    Abstract : Tumble dryers are becoming more and more common in ordinary households as a complement to the washing machine. Tumble dryers offer a fast drying cycle independent on weather conditions and require small space. They do, however, considering the large number of units use a large amount of electricity. READ MORE