Search for dissertations about: "environmental considerations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental considerations.

  1. 1. Assessing design strategies for improved life cycle environmental performance of vehicles

    Author : Sofia Poulikidou; Anna Björklund; Per Wennhage; Gregory Keoleian; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vehicle design; Design strategies; Lightweight design; Electric vehicles; Design for Environment DfE ; DfE tools; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Simplified LCA; Composite materials; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Vehicle manufactures have adopted different strategies for improving the environmental performance of their fleet including lightweight design and alternative drivetrains such as EVs. Both strategies reduce energy during use but may result in a relative increase of the impact during other stages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Product development with a focus on integration of environmental aspects

    Author : Johan Tingström; Jan-Gunnar Persson; Thomas Magnusson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Product development process; innovation; integration; environmental considerations; DfE Tools; DfE Mindset; product developmen; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Environmental awareness has increased during the past 2-3 decades, and companies have gone from simply following legislation to adding environmental considerations into their business plans. The ongoing developments make it interesting to study how leading companies integrate environmental considerations into their product development processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industrial Symbiosis in the Biofuel Industry : Quantification of the Environmental Performance and Identification of Synergies

    Author : Michael Martin; Mats Eklund; Laura Sokka; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Industrial symbiosis; life cycle assessment; by-product; integration; environmental performance;

    Abstract : The production of biofuels has increased in recent years, to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and mitigate climate change. However, current production practices are heavily criticized on their environmental sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life-Cycle Considerations for Environmental Management of the Swedish Railway Infrastructure

    Author : Niclas Svensson; Mats Eklund; Tomas Kåberger; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Enviornmental management; railways; life cycle perspective; environmental pressures; material use; Miljöledning; järnvägar; livscykelperspektiv; miljöpåverkan; materialhantering; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Syftet med den här avhandlingen är att förbättra möjligheter till miljöledning av järnvägens infrastruktur genom att utveckla en metod för att rikta in ansträngningar på att minska miljöpåverkan från infrastrukturens produkter. Metodens används i ett byggprojekt och dess robusthet blir testad. READ MORE

  5. 5. Barriers for implementation of the Environmental Load Profile and other LCA-based tools

    Author : Karolina Brick; Björn Frostell; Mauritz Glaumann; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Built environment; Life Cycle Assessment; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The building sector is a vital part in the progress towards environmental sustainability, because of its high potential to decrease the environmental impact. However, the building industry remains one of the most critical industries for the adoption of environmental sustainability principles, because of several unique characteristics in terms of e. READ MORE