Essays about: "building materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 205 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]
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    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. Energy mapping of public buildings : A study at Älvkarlebyhus

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

    Author : Kieran Crowley; [2017]
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    Abstract : The aim of this report is to identify all energy systems in the Skutskärs Vårdcentral and Folktandvården building, Centralgatan 12 building and the Library building to be studied in this report and carry out an investigation on whether the energy systems efficiency may be increased by improving on the elements or factors that affect the energy systems. A model of the buildings energy systems were created in Microsoft excels using the steady state method and modifying it to calculate an average heating session. 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. 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 : Laser Plasma Acceleration; Target Material; 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

  5. 5. 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