Search for dissertations about: "teknikhistoria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the word teknikhistoria.

  1. 1. Water for a few : a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    Author : David Nilsson; Arne Kaijser; Gunilla Andrae; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tools of Hegemony : Military Technology and Swedish-American Security Relations, 1945-1962

    Author : Mikael Nilsson; Hans Weinberger; Niklas Stenlås; Jussi M. Hanhimäki; Jussi Hanhimäki; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Säkerhetspolitik Sverige; Diplomatisk historia; Militärhistoria; Modern historia Sverige; Utrikespolitik USA; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; History; Historia; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyze the process whereby Sweden gained access to American guided missiles during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also tracks the Swedish efforts to develop guided missiles domestically. READ MORE

  3. 3. "near friendly or neutral shores" : the deployment of the fleet ballistic missile submarines and US policy towrads Scandinavia, 1957-1963

    Author : Nils Bruzelius; Hans Weinberger; Kjell Engelbrekt; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : The Polaris submarine, USS George Washington, went on her first deterrent patrol in November 1960. By that, the US Navy had acquired the capability to deliver a retaliatory attack upon Moscow and other cities in the Soviet Union by means of submarine launched ballistic missiles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Technomedical Visions : Magnetic Resonance Imaging in 1980s Sweden

    Author : Isabelle Dussauge; Arne Kaijser; Pär Blomkvist; Eva Åhrén; Anne Beaulieu; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anatomy; body; NMR; psychiatry; radiology; representations; Sweden; visual studies; history of medicine; history of technology; laboratory science; magnetic resonance; mediation; medical gaze; medical imaging; MRI; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : The medical imaging technology called MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) stems from a blind measurement technology which was further developed in research and practice to enable seeing into the inner body. Vision with MRI was open-ended, and it was developed and tamed in a context of fragmented medical perspectives on the body and on technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Konsten att uppfinna hjulet två gånger : om uppfinnandets teknik och estetik

    Author : Karin Havemose; Bo Göranzon; Lena Fritzén; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Invention; innovation; reflective practice; analogical thinking; dialogue; tacit knowledge; epistemology; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : “There is no need to reinvent the wheel” – a cliché, often told when you want to come up with something new that in someway can be connected to something that already exist. This study shows the opposite – that inventions emanate from what is given. READ MORE