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  1. 1. Choice of tree species in the aftermath of two major storms : a qualitative study of private forest owners in southern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Isak Lodin; [2016]
    Keywords : reforestation; small-scale private forest owners; Gudrun; Götaland; Norway spruce; reforestation grants;

    Abstract : The forests in Götaland, the most southern part of Sweden, are dominated by Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst). This species is very important for the Swedish forest sector, but also associated with certain risks, such as wind-throw. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy and material balances of wastewater treatment, including biogas production, at a recycled board mill

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Energisystem

    Author : Igor Assis Lana e Cruz; [2016]
    Keywords : Biogas; anaerobic digestion; energy balance; paper mill; wastewater; optimisation;

    Abstract : Challenges surrounding energy have gained increased attention, which is not least reflected in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Energy issues have also become a pressing matter for most countries in the last decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drivers, consequences and actions for reverse logistics within the aftermarket A case study of Volvo Group

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Jonas Gustafsson Sagström; Arvid Petersen; [2016]
    Keywords : closed-loop supply chain; reverse logistics; automotive aftermarket; spare parts management; drivers; consequences and actions;

    Abstract : Companies in the automotive industry cannot neglect the growing importance of the aftermarket as itis one of their main sources of profit. For automotive companies like the analyzed case company, theuptime of the vehicles is of the utmost importance for their customers, and balancing high availabilityof parts at the right cost is crucial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Numerical Simulation of Cavitation

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Behrad Gharraee; [2016]
    Keywords : Tidal Turbines; Cavitation; CFD; URANS; ReFRESCO; Renewable;

    Abstract : As renewable energies continue to grow their share in the global energy landscape,marine resources present an inexhaustible potential to provide the ever increasinghuman settlements energy demands. Tidal energy conversion technologies enjoy thebenefits of the accurately predictable and highly reliable resources, while promisinggreat power to weight ratio due to the relatively small size of the equipmentcompared with offshore wind for instance. READ MORE

  5. 5. E-Commerce Last Mile Transportation Cost Drivers - Possible Impact a Company within The Digital Market of Incontinence Care Products can have on Cost when Outsourcing Logistics Services

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Gabriella Hjält; Julia Kollberg; [2016]
    Keywords : Last mile transportation; E-commerce; Logistics Service Providers; Multichannel; Crowdsourcing; Horizontal Collaboration;

    Abstract : Problem: SCA’s incontinence care brand TENA has relatively recently introduced an echannelto, amongst other reasons, attract first time consumers. When incontinence careproducts are being compared over the internet, the cost of delivery is often used as a mean ofcompetition. READ MORE