Search for dissertations about: "technology and standards hierarchy"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words technology and standards hierarchy.

  1. 1. Understanding the Clean Development Mechanism and its dual aims : the case of China's projects

    Author : Qie Sun; Ronald Wennersten; Nils Brandt; Magnus Enell; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Clean development mechanism CDM ; Climate change mitigation; Kyoto Protocol; Sustainable Development; China’s mitigation strategy; Cost benefit analysis CBA ; co-benefits; Multi-criteria analysis MCA ; Analytic Hierarchy Process AHP ; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : Having been running for over 10 years, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is considered an innovative and successful mitigation initiative. CDM has the dual aims of helping industrialised countries achieve compliance with their emission limitation and reduction commitments in a cost-effective way, while simultaneously assisting developing countries in sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gaining influence in standard-setting processes : a discussion of underlying mechanisms in 3G mobile telephony technology development

    Author : Christina Grundström; Helén Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Dominant designs; standard-setting processes; 3G mobile telephony technology development; technology and standards hierarchy; industry maturity; roles and functions of people; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The environment in which companies operate is such that standards become increasingly important due to the built-in rigidities resulting from previous technology investments and network externalities. The research question is: How can a market-leading company gain influence on the formation of standards perceived as vital for the company-s continued business? The purpose of the dissertation is to explore, describe, and characterise how such influence may be gained; it thus aims to reveal some of the mechanisms underlying a technology standard-setting process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Change and exchange : electronic document management in building design

    Author : Kurt Löwnertz; KTH; []
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    Abstract : Producing documents using computer supported methods hasbecome common practice in the construction industry, but themanagement of documents is still to a large degree done withmanual methods. Some pioneering users in design, constructionand facility management respectively have applied electronicdocument management (EDM) within their organisations or forprojects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Quality Management for New Building Clusters and Districts

    Author : Hai Lu; Martinac Ivo; Hasan Ala; KTH; []
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    Abstract : The level of concern regarding the total energy consumption in new building clusters and urban districts (BCDs) has increased recently. Rising living standards have led to a significant increase in building energy consumption over the past few decades. A great potential for energy savings exists through energy quality management (EQM) for new BCDs. READ MORE