Essays about: "Civil engineering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words Civil engineering.

  1. 1. A Conceptual Framework for Long-Term Strategic Foresight

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Charlotte Dahlgren; Katarina Bergman; [2020]
    Keywords : Strategic foresight; Corporate foresight; Long-term foresight; Scenario-planning; Foresight framework; Foresight methodology; Business and Economics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As global connectivity becomes the driver of value and vulnerability, new concerns are coming into the foreground that needs to be addressed – for example, the resource security-climate nexus, or the means of governing emerging technologies. The broader context and outset for this thesis is the defense and civil security landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organizing municipal procurement of civil works and the perceived conditions for promoting innovation

    University essay from KTH/Ledning och organisering i byggande och förvaltning

    Author : Mayowa Alaiya; [2020]
    Keywords : Public procurement; municipal procurement; innovation; public organizing; interprofessional collaboration; Offentlig upphandling; innovation; samarbete; offentlig organisering;

    Abstract : Construction research brings attention to the persistent efficiency and productivity issues in the industry which often are related to a lack of innovation in the sector. To tackle these issues, considerable research has been focused on improved procurement practices, as it is seen that choosing the optimum procurement strategy can promote the development of innovative solutions, thereby resulting in improved efficiency and productivity in the sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of Roadway Embankment Under Repetitive Axial Loading Using Finite Element Analysis

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

    Author : Rayan Albarazi; [2020]
    Keywords : Axial load - Civil Engineering;

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  4. 4. Assessment of static performance of LKAB´s welded mesh : Laboratory testing and analysis

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

    Author : Fredrik Eriksson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Surface support is an areal support, which is installed on rock excavation surface to prevent bulking of rock mass and retain loose rock fragments. Welded wire mesh is one type of surface support. Literature study indicates that there is a wide range of testing methods on mesh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identification and quantification of concrete cracks using image analysis and machine learning

    University essay from KTH/Bro- och stålbyggnad

    Author : JUAN CAMILO AVENDAÑO; [2020]
    Keywords : Unmanned Aerial Vehicle; UAV; Convolutional Neural Network; CNN; Crack quantification; Bridge inspection.;

    Abstract : Nowadays inspections of civil engineering structures are performed manually at close range to be able to assess damages. This requires specialized equipment that tends to be expensive and to produce closure of the bridge. Furthermore, manual inspections are time-consuming and can often be a source or risk for the inspectors. READ MORE