Search for dissertations about: "low temperature performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 514 swedish dissertations containing the words low temperature performance.

  1. 1. Influence of waxes on bitumen and asphalt concrete mixture performance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ylva Edwards; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bitumen; asphalt; additives; wax in bitumen; polyphosphoric acid in bitumen; rheology; IR-spectroscopy; dynamic mechanic analysis DMA ; bending beam rheometer BBR ; literature study; low temperature physical hardening; highway materials; morphology; modified bitumens; temperature susceptibility; low temperature performance; ageing; microscopy; chromatography; Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy; force ductility; conventional binder tests; asphalt performance; tensile strain restrained specimen test TSRST ; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of a literature review, presented in two papers, and another six papers describing experimental studies of the influence of different kinds of wax and polyphosporic acid on bitumen and asphalt concrete mixture properties.The literature review should give an extensive description of the field of knowledge concerning wax in bitumen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Technical solutions for low-temperature heat emission in buildings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adnan Ploskic; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Analytical and numerical modeling; baseboard skirting heating; building energy performance; computational fluid dynamics CFD ; heat transfer; low-temperature heating; space heating; thermal comfort; Järnvägsgruppen - Effektiva tågsystem för godstrafik; Järnvägsgruppen - Effektiva tågsystem för godstrafik;

    Abstract : The European Union is planning to greatly decrease energy consumption during the coming decades. The ultimate goal is to create sustainable communities that are energy neutral. One way of achieving this challenging goal may be to use efficient hydronic (water-based) heating systems supported by heat pumps. READ MORE

  3. 3. Low-temperature based thermal micro-grids: operation and performance assessments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : José Fiacro Castro Flores; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; low-temperature district heating; active thermal micro-grid; substation operation; performance assessment; distributed heat resources; chauffage urbain basse température; micro-réseaux de chaleur urbains actifs; fonctionnement de la sous-station; évaluation de la performance; sources de chaleur distribuées; lågtemperatur fjärrvärme; aktiv fjärrvärmemikronät; fjärrvärmecentral operation; prestationsbedömning; distribuerada värmekällor; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Energy use in the urban environment is vital for the proper functioning of our society, and in particular, comfort heating –or cooling– is a central element of our energy system often taken for granted. Within this context, district energy systems and especially, district heating (DH) systems must evolve to adapt to the upcoming decades-long transition towards a sustainable energy system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ultra-Low Power InAs/AlSb HEMTs for Cryogenic Low-Noise Applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Giuseppe Moschetti; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; low noise; InAs AlSb; metamorphic; low power; high frequency; high electron mobility transistor HEMT ; cryogenic; ion implantation;

    Abstract : The InAs/AlSb high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) is an emerging microwave device technology for ultra-low power and low noise applications. Due to the low bandgap (0. READ MORE

  5. 5. Low-temperature Heating in Existing Swedish Residential Buildings Toward Sustainable Retrofitting

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Wang; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Retrofitting; Low-temperature heating; Energy efficiency; Sustainability; Swedish residential buildings; Renovering; Lågtemperatursuppvärmning; Energieffektivitet; Hållbarhet; Svenska bostadsbyggnader; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : As an energy-efficient alternative in cold climate countries such as Sweden, low-temperature heating (LTH) technology has shown promising advantages and shortcuts to contribute to the efficiency of heat supply, as well as to the overall sustainability of building performance. The goal of this thesis is to contribute to the development of methodologies and modeling tools to support sustainable retrofitting in the Swedish housing stock. READ MORE