Search for dissertations about: "highway project"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words highway project.

  1. 1. Improved road design for future maintenance : analysis of road barrier repair costs

    Author : Hawzheen Karim; Ulf Isacsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; highway maintenance; highway management; highway design; road planning; road design; highway engineering; road barrier; cable barrier; w-beam barrier; road barrier damages; barrier repair cost.; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik; Keywords: highway maintenance; barrier repair cost; Vägprojektering för minskade drift- och underhållskostnader;

    Abstract : The cost of a road construction over its service life is a function of the design, quality of construction, maintenance strategies and maintenance operations. Unfortunately, designers often neglect a very important aspect which is the possibility to perform future maintenance activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. More Roads for the Money

    Author : Iman Mirzadeh; Björn Birgisson; George Feiger; KTH; []
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    Abstract : In order to keep the quality of the road networks at an acceptable level, large amount of investments for rehabilitation and maintenance activities are necessary in addition to investments in new and reconstructed roads. Therefore, an efficient allocation of road investment funds is of great economic importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geospatial Knowledge Discovery using Volunteered Geographic Information : a Complex System Perspective

    Author : Tao Jia; Bin Jiang; Yifang Ban; Itzhak Benenson; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; knowledge discovery; urban systems; complex system; VGI; OSM; GPS tracking dataset; scaling; heavy-tailed distribution detection; urban sprawl; Zipf’s law; human activity mobility patterns; agent-based modeling; complex network.;

    Abstract : The continuous progression of urbanization has resulted in an increasing number of people living in cities or towns. In parallel, advancements in technologies, such as the Internet, telecommunications, and transportation, have allowed for better connectivity among people. READ MORE