Search for dissertations about: "smoke"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 181 swedish dissertations containing the word smoke.

  1. 6. Rail Tunnel Evacuation

    University dissertation from Division of Fire Safety Engineering

    Author : Karl Fridolf; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; smoke; walking speed; flow rate of people; experiment; train; tunnel; metro; underground rail transportation system; evacuation; Human behavior in fire;

    Abstract : In this thesis, human behavior in rail tunnel fires is explored. Descriptive knowledge is presented related to the evacuation of passenger trains, and the subsequent tunnel evacuation to a safe location. READ MORE

  2. 7. Diesel exhaust and wood smoke mechanisms, inflammation and intervention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Ala Muala; Thomas Sandström; Mark W Frampton; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air pollution; deposition; bronchoscopy; Immunohistochemstry; filter; NO bioavailability; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Particulate matter (PM) air pollution is associated with increased respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Diesel engine exhaust (DE) and wood combustion are major contributors to ambient air pollution and adverse health effects. READ MORE

  3. 8. Residential biomass combustion - emissions of organic compounds to air from wood pellets and other new alternatives

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Maria Olsson; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Burning; methoxy¬phenol; benzene; stove; ecolabel; oats; wheat straw; firewood; boiler; hydrocarbon; smoke; peat;

    Abstract : It is important to increase the use of biofuels for residential heating in order to decrease the use of fossil fuels and their impact on global warming. The smoke from the combustion of biomass contains a large number of compounds, which to varying degrees can affect the environment and human health. READ MORE

  4. 9. Foam Core Materials for High Performance Sandwich Constructions: Preparation, Testing and Properties

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Mikael Danielsson; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IPN; core material; low temperature; polyurea; polyethersulfone; gradient structure; foam; PVC; sandwich; waste; fire; smoke; toxicity; mechanical properties; Inter Penetrating Polymer Network; dynamic properties; high temperature;

    Abstract : The basic task for foams used as core materials in sandwich constructions is to separate the skin layers in order to enhance stiffness with little contribution to the total weight. However, modern design in sandwich technology require that core materials contribute to the perfor-mance with specific mechanical and physical properties. READ MORE

  5. 10. A Zero-vision for Children’s Tobacco Smoke Exposure Tobacco prevention in Child Health Care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Noomi Carlsson; Boel Andersson-Gäre; AnnaKarin Johansson; Göran Hermansson; Johnny Ludvigsson; Staffan Jansson; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; environmental tobacco smoke; child health care; intervention; Quality Improvement; SiCET;

    Abstract : Adverse health effects in children caused by environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) are well known. Children are primarily exposed by their parents’ smoking in their homes. READ MORE