Search for dissertations about: "life-cycle costing"

Showing result 11 - 14 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words life-cycle costing.

  1. 11. Valuing ecosystem services - linking ecology and policy

    Author : Maria Noring; Göran Finnveden; Cecilia Håkansson; Sara Tyskeng; Berit Hasler; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contingent valuation; Cost-benefit analysis; Ecosystem services; Ecotoxicity; External costs; Life cycle costing; Monetary weighting; Non-market valuation; Oil spill; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services constitute a precondition for human welfare and survival. This concept has also become increasingly popular among both scientists and policymakers. Several initiatives have been taken to identify and value ecosystem services. READ MORE

  2. 12. RAMS and LCC in rail track maintenance

    Author : Ambika Prasad Patra; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Drift och underhållsteknik; Operation and Maintenance;

    Abstract : Railway infrastructure is a complex system. An important aspect of the rail infrastructure is that the assets have a long useful life. So once installed, it is very difficult to modify the initial design. Thus, the performance of the infrastructure depends on the maintenance and renewal decisions taken during its life cycle. READ MORE

  3. 13. An Approach to Business Modeling for Sustainable Personal Road Transport

    Author : Lisiana Nurhadi; Tobias Larsson; Henrik Ny; Erik Sundin; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Modelling; Sustainable Transport;

    Abstract : Between 1950 and 2013 the total amount of Swedish travelling has increased from about 20 billion to about 140 billion passenger kilometers. This included an increase in travelling with private cars from about 3 billion to about 105 billion passenger kilometers, and in bus travelling from about 2.5 billion to about 5 billion passenger kilometers. READ MORE

  4. 14. Modelling LCC for Different Indoor Climate Systems

    Author : Dennis Johansson; Avdelningen för Installations- och klimatiseringslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; kallt klimat; bostäder; kontor; skolor; samlingslokaler; inomhusklimat; VVS; uppvärmning; ventilation; luftkonditionering; livscykelkostnader; kostnader; optimering; beräkningsmetoder; beräkningsmodeller; teori;

    Abstract : The indoor climate system, which serves a building with a proper indoor air quality and thermal comfort, has been predominantly designed based on the initial investment costs. A life cycle approach could improve both the economic and environmental performance since the energy use would decrease. READ MORE