Search for dissertations about: "road maintenance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 swedish dissertations containing the words road maintenance.

  1. 1. Road Design for Future Maintenance Life-cycle Cost Analyses for Road Barriers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)

    Author : Hawzheen Karim; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road maintenance; road management; road planning; road design; life-cycle cost; road barrier; guardrails; cable barrier; road traffic injuries; barrier collisions and barrier repair costs; Vägprojektering för minskade drift- och underhållskostnader;

    Abstract : The cost of a road construction over its service life is a function of design, quality of construction as well as maintenance strategies and operations. An optimal life-cycle cost for a road requires evaluations of the above mentioned components. READ MORE

  2. 2. Road Design for Future Maintenance Life-cycle Cost Analyses for Road Barriers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Intstitute of Technology

    Author : Hawzheen Karim; Björn Birgisson; Ulf Isacsson; Rolf Magnusson; Robert Thomson; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road maintenance; road management; road planning; road design; life-cycle cost; road barrier; guardrails; cable barrier; road traffic injuries; barrier collisions and barrier repair costs.; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The cost of a road construction over its service life is a function of design, quality of construction as well as maintenance strategies and operations. An optimal life-cycle cost for a road requires evaluations of the above mentioned components. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adel Abdi; Hans Lind; Björn Birgisson; Lars Silver; [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

  4. 4. Improved road design for future maintenance analysis of road barrier repair costs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hawzheen Karim; Ulf Isacsson; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; highway maintenance; highway management; highway design; road planning; road design; highway engineering; road barrier; cable barrier; w-beam barrier; road barrier damages; barrier repair cost.; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : The cost of a road construction over its service life is a function of the design, quality of construction, maintenance strategies and maintenance operations. Unfortunately, designers often neglect a very important aspect which is the possibility to perform future maintenance activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improved Road Design for Future Maintenance - Analysis of Road Barrier Repair Costs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan

    Author : Hawzheen Karim; [2008]
    Keywords : Keywords: highway maintenance; highway management; highway design; road planning; road design; highway engineering; road barrier; cable barrier; w-beam barrier; road barrier damages; barrier repair cost; Vägprojektering för minskade drift- och underhållskostnader;

    Abstract : The cost of a road construction over its service life is a function of the design, quality of construction, maintenance strategies and maintenance operations. Unfortunately, designers often neglect a very important aspect which is the possibility to perform future maintenance activities. READ MORE