Search for dissertations about: "material selection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 270 swedish dissertations containing the words material selection.

  1. 1. A Material Framework for Product Design

    University dissertation from Faculty of Engineering and Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Charlotte Asbjørn Sörensen; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2018]
    Keywords : INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Technology; experiential learning; material practices in design; pedagogic framework; higher education; product design; material selection; sensorial characteristics; technical properties; material criteria activities; case study;

    Abstract : A new paradigm is slowly making its way into society, affecting our material practice as designers. Materials selection in design and product development has for a long time been dominated by a purely technical approach, mainly focusing on properties and performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Talking talent Narratives of youth sports selection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Magnus Kilger; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; talent; selection; talent in sports; narrative analysis; narrative genre; discourse; discursively shared narratives; positioning; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities; talent; selection; talent in sports; narrative analysis; narrative genre; discourse; discursively shared narratives; positioning;

    Abstract : In sports, there seems to be an eternal interest in discovering young talents and refining them into elite adult athletes. The dilemma of selecting talent, while at the same time ensuring every child´s right to participate, needs to be addressed and have consequences in social practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. High performing cast aluminium-silicon alloys

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Engineering

    Author : Martin Riestra; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Aluminium cast alloys; melt quality; eutectic modification; grain refinement; microstructure; tensile properties;

    Abstract : The need to produce lighter components due to environmental aspects and the development of electrical vehicles represents an opportunity for cast aluminium-silicon alloys. With high specific strength, good castability, high corrosion resistance and recyclability, these alloys offer an attractive combination of properties as an alternative to steel, cast iron and titanium-based components in certain applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suitability in law enforcement Assessing multifaceted selection criteria

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Miguel Inzunza; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; selection criteria; measurement; empathy; self-report instrument; validity; interpersonal qualities; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : When selecting applicants for professions with job descriptions involving complex human interaction, identifying suitable candidates is essential. This strongly applies in police selection, because police officers must act appropriately at all times, deal with difficult and sometimes dangerous work situations, and come into contact with people who are in highly emotional states, such as anxiety, fear, excitement, and shock. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexual Selection and Adaptation to Novel Environments

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ivain Martinossi-Allibert; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sexual selection; Environmental change; Sexual conflict; Environmental stress; Adaptation; Adaptive landscape; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : The work included in this thesis aims at exploring the environmental sensitivity of benefits and costs of sexual selection through a combined empirical and theoretical effort, to increase our understanding of the impact of environmental change on sexually reproducing populations.Can sexual selection promote adaptation to novel environments? Sexual selection for good genes should accelerate adaptation by granting higher reproductive success to individuals of high genetic quality. READ MORE