Search for dissertations about: "reuse of construction materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words reuse of construction materials.

  1. 1. Reuse of construction materials : Environmental performance and assessment methodology

    Author : Liselott Roth; Mats Eklund; Helge Brattebø; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Environment; societal industrial ecology SIE ; reuse of construction materials; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Reuse is a measure for resource-saving materials and energy use, which is stressed in the concept of kretsloppsanpassning, or societal industrial ecology (SIE), as it will be termed in this thesis. Reuse is here used as a general term for any kind of reuse and divided into recirculation, upgrading and cascading, according to the degradation of the inner material structure. READ MORE

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

    Author : Simon Magnusson; Sven Knutsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    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

  3. 3. The Social Roles of Buildings : An Account of Materiality and Meaning in Urban Outcomes

    Author : Lauren Dean; Jens Rydgren; Charlotta Stern; Harvey Molotch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buildings; Building Types; Urban Studies; Materiality; Culture; Urban Forms; Urban Space; Reuse; Neighborhoods; Sociology of Buildings; Theory; Visual Methods; Historical Analysis; Santiago; Chile; Cités; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the roles of buildings in urban social life. Buildings, as both a methodological tool and a research site, are valuable for understanding society. As a method, buildings allow access to various urban contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life Cycle Impacts of Road Infrastructure : Assessment of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

    Author : Sofiia Miliutenko; Anna Björklund; Robert Karlsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cumulative Energy Demand CED ; Global Warming Potential GWP ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; road infrastructure; strategic planning;

    Abstract : Road infrastructure is essential in the development of human society, but has both negative and positive impacts. Large amounts of money and natural resources are spent each year on its construction, operation and maintenance. Obviously, there is potentially significantenvironmental impact associated with these activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. ONSHORE WINDMILL FOUNDATIONS - Evaluation of new proposals

    Author : Wael Mahmoud Mohamed Mohamed; Byggnadsmekanik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Onshore windmill foundations; Reuse of foundations; Active stabilisation systems; Conical footings;

    Abstract : Windmill structures must withstand very high horizontal loading giving an extremely large overturning moment on the foundation. These structures have very low stability loads in comparison to the overturning loads. READ MORE