Essays about: "problem in construction materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words problem in construction materials.

  1. 1. Building a circular economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Eray Eryilmaz; Simon Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reuse; DfD; LCA; LCC.; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The construction sector is one of the biggest contributors to global CO2 emissions and buildings account for a significant part of the energy use in Sweden. Population growth in combination with economic development is putting more pressure on the environment, resulting in escalating consumption trends and larger quantities of raw material extraction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction and demolition waste in Helsinki : Case study of the circular economy hub HSY Ekomo

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Erik Wikström; [2018]
    Keywords : Waste Management; Material Flow Analysis; European Union Waste Framework Directive; Construction and Demolition Waste; Circular Economy;

    Abstract : The limited amount of natural resources on our planet has been actively discussed during the past decade. Recycling materials is becoming increasingly important in order to benefit the economy and the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Study of the Viability of Cross Laminated Timber for Residential Construction

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Max Smyth; [2018]
    Keywords : CLT; cross laminated timber; timber; building; residential; construction; sustainability; environment;

    Abstract : This report presents an overview into cross laminated timber (CLT) as a construction material and how it compares to traditional methods of construction. CLT is also examined in the context of a move to off-site manufacturing (OSM) and a greater emphasis on sustainability in the construction sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. A product-oriented Product Service System for tracing materials on autonomous construction sites : A product development for today’s and future construction sites

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Louise Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Product Service System; Autonomous construction site; Machine; Sustainable product development; Autonomous vehicle; Produkttjänstesystem; Autonoma byggarbetsplatser; Maskiner; Hållbar produktutveckling; Autonoma fordon;

    Abstract : The global population is growing, and more people than before are moving to cities. This creates a need for increased building efficiency and possibility to work in remote environments. On today’s construction sites, there is a need to able to organize the site in a better way. READ MORE

  5. 5. Construction and Characterization of a Confocal Setup for Functionalization of Light Emitting Diodes and Laser Diodes Using an Amorphous Nonlinear Medium

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

    Author : Hana Zeneli; [2018]
    Keywords : Characterization; Characterization Microscope; Microscope; Confocal; Amorphous Nonlinear Medium; Laser; Laser Diodes; Infrared Laser; Infrared; Optics; Nonlinear Optics; Nonlinear; White Light Emission; Infrared to White Light; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : A confocal microscope is built to examine molecular powders, and in particular the (PhSn)_4S_6 cluster, that emits white light when irradiated with infrared laser light. The confocal microscope operating at long working distances is assembled and characterized. READ MORE