Search for dissertations about: "road condition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words road condition.

  1. 1. Evaluation of Road Equipment with Emphasis on Condition Assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sven-Olof Lundkvist; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road equipment; Condition assessment; State-of-the-art; Mobile measurement; Road marking; Road sign; Post delineator; Traffic light; Street lighting; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis deals primarily with condition assessment of road equipment. The road equipment concept is defined by five main groups, road lighting, fences and barriers, vertical signs, horizontal signs and traffic signals, respectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Efficient Winter Road Maintenance : A Study of Technical and Contractual Issues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adel Abdi; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; climate; road climate and weather; road surface roughness; road friction; winter tyre; winter maintenance tools; RWIS; weather station; winter maintenance; contract type; road maintenance contract; winter maintenance contract; partnering; strategic alliance; public procurement; tender; incentives; bundling services; payment mechanism; remuneration models; Civil and Architectural Engineering; Byggvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since ancient times, roads have tied people and cultures together. Roads have been createdwith the aim of facilitating trade and cultural exchange among different regions in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. On rating of gravel roads

    University dissertation from Institutionen för infrastruktur och samhällsplanering

    Author : Hossein Alzubaidi; KTH.; [2001]
    Keywords : Condition; classification; condition estimation; corrugations; deterioration; dust; frost damage; grading; gravel road; maintenance; objective measurement; potholes; rating; roughness; ruts; side drainage; subjective rating; surface drainage;

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  4. 4. Ice free roads using hydronic heating pavement with low temperature: Thermal properties of asphalt concretes and numerical simulations

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Raheb Mirzanamadi; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; thermal properties; slippery condition; hydronic heating pavement; energy harvesting; asphalt concrete; road; anti-icing; finite element method;

    Abstract : A traditional method to mitigate the slippery conditions of a road is to spread out salt and sand on the road surface. However, salting causes corrosion on the road infrastructures, damage to surrounding vegetation and salification of fresh water. Hence, there is a need for alternative solutions to mitigate the slippery conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance Measures of Road Infrastructures

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Babak Ebrahimi; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LCCA; LCA; road infrastructure; SLR; survival analysis; modelling; lifetime; GIS;

    Abstract : Roads are transport infrastructures that play a fundamental role in the development of societies and businesses. They are valuable assets, as they connect places, provide mobility, create jobs and stimulate economic prosperity. READ MORE