Essays about: "tree risks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words tree risks.

  1. 1. Simulating production risk at Volvo Powertrain - Developing a simulation tool for decision making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Magnus Cederlund; [2014]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Risk Management; Risk Management; Fault Tree Analysis; Preliminary Hazard Analysis; Lean Production; Risk Matrix; World Class Manufacturing; Fire Safety; Volvo Powertrain; Technology and Engineering; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : How can a small fire at a subcontractor in the USA lead to a multimillion dollar loss at a Swedish telephone company, and how can a single machine breakdown lead to a complete production stop at a production company? With today logistics and production trends, where terms such as Lean Production, Six Sigma, 5S, and World Class Manufacturing are used every day, production companies are introducing streamline production facilities and supply chain where goods and raw material are delivered just in time, where buffer zones are reduced, and where suppliers are reduced to a single source. These are trends that strengthen companies’ competitiveness, but it also makes companies more vulnerable to risk events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Handling of risks of events with low probability and severe consequences at a nuclear power plant

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknisk fysik

    Author : Agnes Maripuu; [2013]
    Keywords : Nuclear safety; risk management; methodology; economic impact;

    Abstract : Since the accident in the Japanese nuclear power plant Fukushima Dai‐ichi the discussion on severe nuclear accidents has increased. Much interest has been directed towards severe nuclear accident prevention and mitigation, which both are needed in order to lower the risk of a nuclear accident and ensure public safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of Remediation by Vacuum Excavation to Preserve Amenity Trees. Application and Evaluation of a Cost-Benefit Analysis Method.

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik

    Author : ROGER LINDQVIST; [2013]
    Keywords : Cost-benefit analysis; Beckholmen; remediation; tree appraisal; health risks; contaminated soil; vacuum excavation; Monte Carlo simulation;

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  4. 4. Consumption of the organic layer in southern Sweden during fire events and correlations with the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) risk ratings

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Blake Mccallum Jordan; [2013]
    Keywords : fire; organic layer consumption; Canadian Fire Weather Index FWI ; ; Sweden;

    Abstract : The occurrence and thickness of organic layers in forests can significantly influence fire behavior. Complete understanding of the consumption of these layers during fire events is a knowledge gap that exists in southern Sweden. In this region, sixteen burned sites were measured for fermentation and humus layer thickness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gatuträd och artvariation : strategier för riskspridning i Malmö och Stockholm

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

    Author : Filip Helgsten; [2012]
    Keywords : Artvariation; Gatuträd; Riskspridning; Stadsträd; Trädsjukdomar;

    Abstract : Syftet med uppsatsen är att undersöka hur två svenska städers arbete för en större variation av gatuträd ser ut. I första hand är det ett allt varmare stadsklimat i kombination med hotet från trädsjukdomar som motiverar strävan efter en större artvariation. READ MORE