Essays about: "End-of-life vehicles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words End-of-life vehicles.

  1. 1. Methodology for the Life Cycle Assessment of a Car-sharing Service

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Olivier Guyon; [2017]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Car-sharing; Eco-design;

    Abstract : Nowadays, circular economy is becoming more relevant in society. In the context of the automotive industry, we no longer simply work on emissions emitted during the vehicle use phase but rather on the environmental impacts induced during all phases of the vehicle's life cycle (manufacturing, logistics, use, maintenance and end of life). READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecolabelling. Criteria development for rechargeable batteries in ICT products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Dmytro Kapotia; [2017]
    Keywords : lithium-ion battery Li-Ion battery ; Type I ecolabelling; rechargeable battery; product environmental properties; criteria development; sustainable development.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This research puts together two massive areas: voluntary certification programmes, specifically Type I ecolabelling (ISO 14024), aimed to incentivise and assist in providing customers with sustainable in all meanings products; and rechargeable batteries – inalienable element of portable electronic products. Moreover, the importance of batteries lifts up to an absolutely new level – with a rapid development of electric vehicles and energy storage systems, often used to accumulate energy from renewable energy sources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovative approaches to recycling of small and electric motors from end-of-life vehicles, electric bicycles and industrial machinery

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Rainer Link; [2016]
    Keywords : recycling potential; end-of-life vehicles; electric bicycles; electric motor; rare earth element recycling;

    Abstract : Recycling and recovery of materials and energy from waste is a key factor to mitigate virgin material demands and reduce resource consumption by utilising waste as a resource for new products. However, some critical materials, such as neodymium, are barely recycled because of missing information on amount and disposition of these critical materials within the waste streams. READ MORE

  4. 4. Circular Product Design : Developing (dis/re)assembly oriented methodology towards product end-of-life

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för skog och träteknik (SOT)

    Author : Tayfun Avdan; [2016]
    Keywords : Dis Re assembly of Furniture; sustainability; product circularity; design for dis re assembly; product recovery; circular product design;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at developing a (dis/re)assembly oriented methodology towards product end-of-life. Particular focus in this thesis is on the circularity of furniture via design for (dis/re)assembly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Support component reusability by integrating augmented reality and product lifecycle management

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Raquel Quesada Díaz; [2016]
    Keywords : augmented reality; product lifecycle management; sustainability; remanufacturing;

    Abstract : In an ever changing market that expands continuously and where innovations cycles become shorter, there is an important increase of the renewal frequency of the electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and vehicles. This makes the manufacture of EEE and vehicles a fast-growing source of waste in terms of used products. READ MORE