Search for dissertations about: "material"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9348 swedish dissertations containing the word material.

  1. 1. Environmental Perspectives on Urban Material Stocks used in Construction : Granular Materials

    Author : Simon Magnusson; Sven Knutsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Soil Mechanics; Geoteknik;

    Abstract : The peoples demand of functions and services in cities is the driver for energy and material flows. Most people in the world are now living in urban areas. In order to achieve a sustainable development of cities, both resource use and environmental impact have to be reduced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterization of factors interacting in CGI machining : machinability - material microstructure - material physical properties

    Author : Anders Berglund; Cornel Mihai Nicolescu; Tero Stjernstoft; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; CGI; Compacted Graphite Iron; milling; cast iron; machinability; material microstructure; material physical properties; CGI; kompaktgrafitjärn; fräsning; gjutjärn; skärbarhet; mikrostruktur; materialegenskaper; Manufacturing engineering; Produktionsteknik;

    Abstract : The Swedish truck industry is forced to find new material solutions to achieve lighter engines with increased strength. Customers and new environmental regulations demand both higher specific power and more environmentally friendly trucks, and this places a rising pressure on the manufactures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Material Hygiene : An EcoDesign mindset for recycling of products

    Author : Jan Johansson; Conrad Luttropp; Stephen Evans; KTH; []
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In recent years the end-of-life phase has come into focus. European Union directives have been issued regulating certain product groups and producer responsibility. Vehicles and electronic products are the first to be identified and targeted. EU environmental legislation acts as a driver for increased reuse, recycling and recovery. READ MORE

  4. 4. Material Worlds : Queen Hedwig Eleonora as Collector and Patron of the arts

    Author : Lisa Skogh; Peter Gillgren; Mårten Snickare; Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; patronage; collecting; political culture; 17th century; portraiture; pretiosa; libraries; knowledge; wonders; Kunstkammer; Gottorf; Dresden; Germany; Sweden; Hedwig Eleonora; absolutism; royal collections; networks; Klöcker Ehrenstrahl; Ulriksdal; Drottningholm; Gripsholm; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : The thesis portrays the role of Hedwig Eleonora (1636-1715) dowager queen of Sweden, born princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, as a patron and collector. Her role is analysed as to have played a great part in the Swedish cultural political visual production before and during the age of absolutism in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    Author : Jenny Sunden; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE