Essays about: "Engineers without borders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Engineers without borders.

  1. 1. Product development in low income markets : Identifying user needs and approaches in design in a low income market, with focus on the water filtration market in Malaysia

    University essay from KTH/Produkt- och tjänstedesign; KTH/Produkt- och tjänstedesign

    Author : NATALIA LINDGREN; JULIA HEDE MORTENSEN; [2018]
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    Abstract : The water situation in Malaysia is not ideal. Due to the unsatisfactory quality of the piped water, the demand of domestic water filters in Malaysia is increasing. At the same time, 40 percent of the Malaysian population are described as a low income group who are especially vulnerable against increases in living costs. READ MORE

  2. 2. A comparison study of PV and battery technologies for EWB off-grid electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felix Vedin; Camilla Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : PV; Photovoltaic; Solar cells; Solar panels; Batteries; Africa; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Comparison; Case study; Simulation; Manual; EWB; Engineers without borders; Solceller; Solpaneler; Batterier; Afrika; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Jämförelse; Simulation; Manual; Ingenjörer utan gränser;

    Abstract : Only 10 % of the rural population in Sub-Saharan Africa has access to electricity. At the same time the Sub-Saharan countries are close to the equator and get many sun hours a day, leading to a huge potential for solar energy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and Design of a portable off-grid photovoltaic system with contingency functions for rural areas : Case study Rwanda

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Shaida Faiqi; Hanna Ma; [2017]
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    Abstract : This project is initiated by Engineers without Borders at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan(KTH) in collaboration with the non-governmental organization Rwanda Village Concept Project at the University of Rwanda. It is funded by KTH Opportunities Fund with an amount of 20 000 SEK. READ MORE

  4. 4. PHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRIFICATION IN CAMEROON : - A study for the Renewable Energy Program initiated by Engineers Without Borders SWE

    University essay from KTH/Industriell produktion; KTH/Industriell produktion

    Author : Anton Agerberg; Catja Carlson; [2017]
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    Abstract : In Sub-Saharan Africa where the rural electrification rates are below 20%, many are positive about renewable energy sources being the salvation for the electricity problem in the area. Engineers Without Borders Sweden has also recognized this and intends to enable a quicker implementation through the Renewable Energy Program. READ MORE

  5. 5. Establishing a sustainable water supply in Chonyonyo, Karagwe, Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristin Holmberg; [2017]
    Keywords : activated carbon filter; EPANET; microbiological barrier; MPN; pipe design criteria; storage effects; sustainable water supply; ultrafiltration; UV-light; water treatment; EPANET; hållbar vattenförsörjning; kolfilter; lagringseffekter; mikrobiologisk barriär; MPN; pipe design criteria; ultrafiltrering; UV-beredning; UV-ljus; vattenrening;

    Abstract : The small village Chonyonyo, in the district Karagwe in the northwest of Tanzania has a shortage of safe drinking water. Women and children spend several hours a day fetching water and gathering firewood to boil the water to make it more suitable for drinking. READ MORE