Search for dissertations about: "service life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 550 swedish dissertations containing the words service life.

  1. 1. The real service life of Swedish road bridges

    University dissertation from Institutionen för byggkonstruktion

    Author : George Racutanu; [2001]
    Keywords : bridges; service life; bridge structural member; bridge management; estimated service life;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE

  2. 2. Service life estimation in building design A development of the factor method

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Björn Marteinsson; Christer Sjöström; Michael A. Lacasse; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction engineering; factor method; service life prediction; durability; degradation; Byggnadsteknik; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : The built environment usually constitutes a very important part of the real capital of a nation, and the construction sector represents more than 10% of the yearly Gross National Product of the industrialised world. Good planning of all construction is important, and consideration of the service life of the work is of great interest and is a significant aspect of sustainability considerations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Personal service environments Openness and user control in user-service interaction

    University dissertation from Uppsala University

    Author : Markus Bylund; Arne Andersson; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datalogi; Computing Science;

    Abstract : This thesis describes my work with making the whole experience of using electronic services more pleasant and practical. More and more people use electronic services in their daily life — be it services for communicating with colleagues or family members, web-based bookstores, or network-based games for entertainment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrated Life Cycle Design - Applied to concrete multi-dwelling buildings

    University dissertation from Division of Building Materials, LTH, Lund University

    Author : Mats Öberg; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; livslängd; materialval; energianvändning; inomhusklimat; livscykelanalyser; livscykelkostnader; hållbar utveckling; Sustainable construction; Building construction; Service life design; Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis; Energy efficient buildings; Life Cycle Assessment; projektering; betongkonstruktioner; flerbostadshus; Byggnadsteknik; Integrated life cycle design; Life Cycle Costing;

    Abstract : The objective of this work is to explore ways of enhancing the overall lifetime quality, including cost and environmental efficiency, of Swedish concrete multi-dwelling buildings. The building and its characteristics, as well as the procedures for whole life optimisation, are addressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vacuum insulation in buildings Means to prolong service life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Thomas I. Thorsell; Gudni Jóhannesson; Christer Sjöström; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; vacuum insulation; thermal bridge; serpentine edge; coated film; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : Vacuum insulation panels, VIPs, constitute a new insulation material, 6 to 8 times better than traditional insulation materials, which utilizes the positive influence vacuum has on the thermal properties of certain materials. A VIP is a composite with a flat core enclosed by an envelope preventing the core to fill with gas. READ MORE