Search for dissertations about: "thesis in operation management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 396 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in operation management.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Costing in Road Planning and Management : A Case Study on Collision-free Roads

    Author : Jonas Wennström; Håkan Sundquist; Tommy Edeskär; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; collision-free road; design; infrastructure; investment; life cycle costing; life cycle cost analysis; maintenance; management; operation; planning; road; sustainability;

    Abstract : Construction of infrastructure does not only mean large capital investments but also future costs to operate and maintain these assets. Decision making in planning and design of roads will impact the need of future operation and maintenance activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. What’s in it for the Provider? : A Lifecycle-Focused Approach towards Designing for Value in Product-Service Systems

    Author : Johannes Matschewsky; Mattias Lindahl; Tomohiko Sakao; Martin Kurdve; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Integrated Product Service Offerings; Engineering Design; Value Driven Design; Evaluation; Design Methods; Provider Value; Key Performance Indicators; PSS; ;

    Abstract : Combining products and services into Product-Service Systems (PSS), which are often owned and even operated by the company offering them, is seen as an important element of conducting more sustainable business. The prospective environmental benefits of PSS lie mainly in the improved resource- and operational efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Container Logistics and its Management

    Author : Lars A. R. Hultén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : demand management; management; fleet management; logistics; modelling; transport systems; decision support systems; container; cybernetics;

    Abstract : In this work research on container logistics and its management is presented. Contrary to the common approach of treating this as a mathematical problem and addressing it by operations research methods, this work regards the problem in a wider perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of Watershed Dynamics on Water Reservoir Operation Planning : Considering the Dynamic Effects of Streamflow in Hydropower Operation

    Author : Nicholas Zmijewski; Anders Wörman; Andrea Bottacin-Busolin; Francesca Pianosi; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; reservoir operation; dispersion processes; wave diffusion; multi-objective operation; water resource management; discharge variability; power spectrum analysis; Byggvetenskap; Civil and Architectural Engineering;

    Abstract : Water reservoirs are used to regulate river discharge for a variety of reasons, such as flood mitigation, water availability for irrigation, municipal consumption and power production purposes. Recent efforts to increase the amount of renewable power production have seen an increase in intermittent climate-variable power production due to wind and solar power production. READ MORE

  5. 5. In the Wake of the General Hospital : Focus and Scale in Healthcare Operations

    Author : Anna Svarts; Mats Engwall; Luca Urciuoli; Mandar Dabhilkar; Pär Åhlström; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : This thesis tackles the changing landscape of healthcare delivery, with an increasingly fragmented set of healthcare providers and where speciality hospitals increasingly replace or complement traditional general hospitals. There is a need for guidance to policymakers and healthcare providers, on how different set-ups of healthcare delivery facilities, in terms of the scale and the focus of each facility, impacts performance. READ MORE