Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Optimal block loads of dynamic load history for fatigue durability testing

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Pedram Hajigholi; [2018]
    Keywords : Fatigue; Optimization;

    Abstract : During a vehicle’s life it is experiencing complex loading from both driving and road conditions. This accumulating of loading might be damaging to the vehicle, leading to possible material fatigue cracking, hence it is a major importance to take it into account. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hållbarhetsaspekter vid förbränning av grot och RT-flis på KVV8 hos Fortum Värme

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Nicklas Bäcker; Vivianne Tapia Baez; [2018]
    Keywords : fjärrvärme; förnybara bränslen; markkolsförändring; livscykelanalys; systemanalys; biobränsle; avfall;

    Abstract : This master thesis examined two different fuels from a lifecycle perspective and from a systemic perspective. The work focused on the combined heat and power plant, CHP8, at Fortum Värme’s plant at Värtahamnen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Textile paper as a circular material

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Archana Ashok; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular economy; paper; textile; recycling; fibre; packaging; value chain; life cycle assessment; LCA; techno-economic assessment; TEA; eco-design; circular material; industrial symbiosis;

    Abstract : Increasing resource efficiency by utilising secondary raw material is one of the key characteristics of a circular economy. Textile dust fibre, a waste generated from textile mechanical recycling has the prospect to be utilised as secondary raw material for producing novel material: textile paper suitable for packaging and other applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for sustainable grocery shopping : A conceptual design to encourage sustainable shopping

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Sam André Ajami Gale Rashidi; [2017]
    Keywords : interaction design; design; sustainability; shopping; LCA; grocery;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the biggest issues that the world faces today, and one of the biggest contributors to climate change are groceries. This paper aims at using digital artefacts to create a product or design that will encourage the user to shop more environmentally friendly. READ MORE

  5. 5. The energy system of Greece : A Techno-economic and Environmental Approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Stelios Kastis; Vaggelis Kitsios; [2017]
    Keywords : Fossil fuels; renewable energy; electricity; CO2eq emissions; environmental impact; power plants; energy costs; LCA;

    Abstract : The human effort to continuously improve their standard of living in conjunction with the rapid growth of world‟s population, the reckless and the wasteful misuse of energy reserves threaten to lead mankind in an energy deadlock. In an effort to realize the size of the waste of our planet‟s available energy resources, we only need to point out that people have spent the last century stocks of raw materials and energy, which were saved and produced during the lifetime of our planet. READ MORE