Search for dissertations about: "masking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 swedish dissertations containing the word masking.

  1. 1. Masking Moments : The Transitions of Bodies and Beings in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    Author : Ing-Marie Back Danielsson; Bo Petré; Julian Thomas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masking practices; masks; transitions; Iron Age; Scandinavia; kuml; body; metaphorical thinking; miniaturization; queer theory; feminism; sex; gender; personhood; rune stones; gold foil figures; oral literacy; food preparation; burials; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis explores bodily representations in Late Iron Age Scandinavia (400–1050 AD). Non-human bodies, such as gold foil figures, and human bodies are analysed. The work starts with an examination and deconstruction of the sex/gender categories to the effect that they are considered to be of minor value for the purposes of the thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wind Turbine Noise and Natural Sounds : Masking, Propagation and Modeling

    Author : Karl Bolin; Mats Åbom; Jens Forssén; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wind turbine noise; models of natural sound sources; masking; Acoustics; Akustik;

    Abstract : Wind turbines are an environmentally friendly and sustainable power source. Unfortunately, the noise impact can cause deteriorated living conditions for nearby residents. The audibility of wind turbine sound is influenced by ambient sound. This thesis deals with some aspects of noise from wind turbines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Masking environmental feedback : Misfits between institutions and ecosystems in Belize and Thailand

    Author : Miriam Huitric; Carl Folke; Nils Kautsky; Juan Carlos Castilla; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Marine reserves; ecosystem change; sequential exploitation; pathology of resource use; institutions; driving forces; coral reefs; social-ecological systems; mangroves; aquaculture; Belize; Thailand; Maine; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : The thesis analyses relationships between ecological and social systems in the context of coastal ecosystems. It examines human impacts from resource extraction and addresses management and governance behind resource exploitation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Noise from wind turbines

    Author : Olivier Fégeant; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; masking; vibration transmission; diffraction; ambient noise; pseudo-noise; cylindrical shell. Perturbation methods; structural mobility; axoustic outdoor measurement; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : A rapid growth of installed wind power capacity is expectedin the next few years. However, the siting of wind turbines ona large scale raises concerns about their environmental impact,notably with respect to noise. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clinical Aspects of Tinnitus- Course, Cognition, PET, and the Internet

    Author : Gerhard Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Tinnitus; PET; Internet; self-help; masking; cognitive-behavioural treatment; cognition; structured interview; psychological effects; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to develop novel ways to study tinnitus, to investigate the course of tinnitus, and to study the effects of cognitive-behaviour therapy on tinnitus related distress. Data from 377 tinnitus patients were collected.A group of 216 patients completed audiological measures and were assessed in a structured interview. READ MORE