Essays about: "DES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 210 essays containing the word DES.

  1. 1. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effects of Motor and Cognitive Secondary Tasks on Brain Activity and Gait Performance

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Nina-Madeleine Farmer; [2020]
    Keywords : dual task; secondary task; gait performance; brain activity; fNIRS; EEG; intervention; physiotherapy;

    Abstract : In everyday life, the ability to perform two tasks simultaneously, dual task, is an omnipresent issue. There are several factors that can limit an individual’s ability to dual task, such as neurological pathologies, or physical disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blockchain Technology and the Implementation in the Supply Chain: Occuring Barriers : A multiple case study

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Philipp M. Block; Sophia K. Marcussen; [2020]
    Keywords : blockchain technology; supply chain management; technology implementation; barriers; interconnections; Blockchain Technologie; Lieferketten Management; Technology Implementierung; Barrieren; Zusammenhänge zwischen Barrieren;

    Abstract : Aim of the research is to investigate, on basis of four different perspectives, which barriers inhibit the implementation of blockchain technology in the supply chain. Method used is a multiple case-study based on a qualitative research strategy using an inductive research approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deep Eutectic Solvents and Their Possible Application in Transdermal Drug Delivery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Sarah Lindblom; [2020]
    Keywords : Deep Eutectic Solvents; Pharmaceuticals; Transdermal drug delivery; Choline Chloride; Rheology; Formulation; BSA; Franz cell diffusion; Pharmaceutical technology; Läkemedelsteknologi; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Deep eutectic solvents, DES, is a type of solvent made by mixing a quaternary ammonium salt with a hydrogen bond donor at the eutectic point of the system. Most common quaternary ammonium salt is Choline Chloride, ChCl. A specific DES, Choline:CAGE has shown promise in delivering insulin through the skin of mice. READ MORE