Essays about: "building materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 essays containing the words building materials.

  1. 1. The Poetry of Teaching a Forgotten Teaching Material : A Study of Poetry’s Possibilities in the Classroom

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Karin Franzén; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Poetry is teaching material that often is forgotten by teachers of English even though it is listed as core content in the subject syllabus in GY11. Although the word “poetry” only is stated once in the syllabus, it can be interpreted to be indicated wherever “literature in various genres” is mentioned. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Use of Graphene as a Target Material for Laser Plasma Ion Acceleration

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Atomfysik

    Author : Hannes Pahl; [2017]
    Keywords : Target Material; Laser Plasma Acceleration; Graphene; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : The interaction of a solid target with an ultra-high intensity laser pulse can result in the laser plasma acceleration of ions. The recent proposal of a new laser plasma ion acceleration scheme, named chirped standing wave acceleration, has created interest in a new class of ultra-thin solid target materials, either freestanding or as a part of novel compound targets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental Fire Study of Expanded Polystyrene Insulation in Concrete and Lightweight Concrete Wall Constructions

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jacob Nellgård; [2017]
    Keywords : EPS; Expanded Polystyrene; Concrete; Lightweight Concrete; Vertical Firespread;

    Abstract : In today’s building industry creating and finding a cheaper and more efficient way of construction with the same standards is the primary goal. The necessity in testing the constructions in different scenarios is of highest interest, primarily in saving future lives but also in the residual value for the insurance point of view. READ MORE

  4. 4. SOUNDING WOOD, Tonal differences of woods employed in historical soundboards

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Fabio Rigali; [2016-01-02]
    Keywords : Harpsichord; Clavichord; Soundboard material; Wood properties;

    Abstract : This work starts giving a short introduction about woodworking and devotes the second chapter to collecting and commenting historical sources dealing with wood used in stringed keyboard instruments. In the following part, looking both at sources and extant instruments, an approximate atlas of the wood types used in various building traditions is sketched; natural range and features of the most important trees used in soundboards are also given. READ MORE

  5. 5. A place to embrace : a design proposal for Mkamasini, a public space in Old Ng’ambo, Zanzibar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jenny Fält; Louise Rådberg; [2016]
    Keywords : public space; informal settlements in Zanzibar; open space; urban space; Mkamasini design proposal; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : For the first time in history more than half of the world’s population lives in towns or cities. Developing countries are facing the highest urban growth without having capacity to provide shelter for urban dwellers. As a result, large-scaled areas with informal settlements have emerged. READ MORE