Essays about: "Guns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word Guns.

  1. 1. Guns N’ Houses : On Gun Violence and Housing Prices in Sweden’s Metropolitan Areas

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linnea Nydahl; [2022]
    Keywords : gun violence; shootings; housing prices; difference-in-differences;

    Abstract : This paper examines the impact of confirmed shootings on the attractiveness of a neighborhood, measured through local housing prices, in Sweden’s major metropolitan areas during 2016-2019. A novel difference-in-differences approach is proposed where control groups are selected from areas that will be exposed to shootings in the near future but have not yet been so, thus mitigating the problem from previous studies that shootings might be a result of underlying unobserved factors for the neighborhood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimization of a welding gun use case by using a time-based ergonomics evaluation method

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Elia Mora Quiles; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Factors; Time-based ergonomics evaluation method; Digital Human Modelling DHM ; Ergonomics; Productivity; Optimizations; Simulation;

    Abstract : Nowadays virtual simulations are commonly used to solve problems regarding worker well-being or productivity in manufacturing companies. However, when it comes to finding a solution to one of these two objectives, the other usually tends to be secondary. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predictive Maintenance of Servo Guns

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi

    Author : Joakim Ifver; [2022]
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    Abstract : This bachelor thesis investigates the possibility of implementing a system to detect defects with extractable data from ABB’s servo guns. By looking at the deflection data i.e., the electrode position at every stroke, multiple methods are applied to investigate the behavior of the data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimization of DNA trace collection from firearms and effects of different gun handling scenarios

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk mikrobiologi

    Author : Lisa Lindahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Forensic; DNA; DNA-recovery; Optimization of DNA-recovery; DNA-amount; firearms; guns; swabs; crimes; applied microbiology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : More than 500 people die every day from gun violence worldwide. DNA traces may enable the identification of the shooter, but there is limited knowledge concerning where on firearms DNA can be found and how it got there. This project aimed to answer these questions as well as how the swab types and addition of detergents affect the DNA recovery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Materiality and Brand Discursivity: Study case on commodities and discursive practices in the Swedish market.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Ray Rodriguez Manrique; [2022]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Brand discourse; Materiality; Commodities; Social Biography of Objects; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the link between materiality and brand discursiveness. This study examines how material culture contributes to brand narratives' meaning and symbolic construction. For this purpose, the creation of commodities with metal obtained from molten guns is analyzed through a discursive analysis and anthropological theory. READ MORE