Search for dissertations about: "infrastructure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1191 swedish dissertations containing the word infrastructure.

  1. 1. A Microdata Analysis Approach to Transport Infrastructure Maintenance

    Author : Kristin Svenson; Lars Rönnegård; Karin Edvardsson; Nasir Gharaibeh; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Transport Infrastructure Asset Management; Transport Infrastructure Maintenance; Statistical Modeling; Microdata Analysis; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : Maintenance of transport infrastructure assets is widely advocated as the key in minimizing current and future costs of the transportation network. While effective maintenance decisions are often a result of engineering skills and practical knowledge, efficient decisions must also account for the net result over an asset's life-cycle. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interaction Infrastructure : a Holistic Approach to Support Co-Modality for Freight

    Author : Inger Gustafsson; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Logistics; Co-modality; Transport policy; Information;

    Abstract : In this thesis I have illustrated how information is essential for the management of transport chains. I have explored the notion of transparency as well as its importance for transport chains. The conclusion drawn is that transparency does not mean that every player should know everything at all times. READ MORE

  3. 3. Underneath Norrköping : An Urban Mine of Hibernating Infrastructure

    Author : Björn Wallsten; Joakim Krook; Vanesa Castán Broto; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Urban mining; infrastructure; hibernating stocks; Material Flow Analysis; infrastructure studies; Norrköping;

    Abstract : This study examines the subsurface infrastructure in the Swedish city of Norrköping from an urban mining perspective. Urban mining is a broadly defined term for different strategies that regard the built environment as a resource base for materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life Cycle Costing in Road Planning and Management : A Case Study on Collision-free Roads

    Author : Jonas Wennström; Håkan Sundquist; Tommy Edeskär; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; collision-free road; design; infrastructure; investment; life cycle costing; life cycle cost analysis; maintenance; management; operation; planning; road; sustainability;

    Abstract : Construction of infrastructure does not only mean large capital investments but also future costs to operate and maintain these assets. Decision making in planning and design of roads will impact the need of future operation and maintenance activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. An infrastructure of freedom : Atlanta, race, and the struggle over public transportation in the capitalist city

    Author : Marcus Mohall; Don Mitchell; David Jansson; Theresa Enright; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public transportation; transit; transit struggles; transportation; planning; mobility; politics of mobility; transportation politics; infrastructure; capitalism; race; USA; US South; Atlanta; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a multiscalar analysis of the production and struggle over the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), the main transit system in metro Atlanta. It examines how the actions and visions of the state, capital, and transportation activists intersect to structure how and to what extent transit systems can be organized to realize their distinctive potential to allow urban residents to meet their basic mobility needs. READ MORE