Essays about: "Life support system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 206 essays containing the words Life support system.

  1. 1. “Even if they live a destructive life, at least they won´t die” A qualitative study of how social workers at housing facilities for individuals in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Vilhelmina Tuxen-Meyer; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : Homelessness; Substance abuse; Housing facility; Shelter; Housing; Women; Violence against women; Intimate partner violence; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is, from a Swedish point of view, to investigate and analyse how social workers at housing facilities for people in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women. Previous research demonstrates that women in substance abuse are more commonly subjected to violence than women without substance abuse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business-to-Business Market Making on the Internet: A Case for End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannes Marten; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Electric Vehicle Battery; Repurposing; Second Life; Business-to-Business; Market Making; Marketplace; Principal-Agent Theory; New Market Creation;

    Abstract : Introduction: The ongoing transformation towards emission-free means of transportation goes alongwith the resource-intensive production and integration of electric vehicle batteries. Despite theenvironmental potential in decarbonizing the transport sector, electric vehicle batteries lose capacityover time and use and are only usable for transportation purposes until reaching 70 to 80 residualcapacity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Closed ecological life support systems : cycling of carbon, nitrogen and water

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Hugo Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : closed ecological system; cycling; closure; life support; biosphere; CEEF; MELiSSA; Biosphere 2; bioregenerative; CELSS; environmental;

    Abstract : Materially closed life support systems containing biological components that provide atmosphere, food and water for a human crew has been investigated for use in space travel since the 1960s. The internal cycling of organic material is the essence of these systems and their design and function is the question at issue for this thesis, which has been conducted as a literature study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of the environmental impacts, energy performance and economic aspects of various construction materials

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Mohsen Bayat Pour; Mohammed Labib Elsayed; [2020]
    Keywords : Bio-based Materials; Fossil-based Materials; Building Performance Simulations; Energy analysis; Environmental impact categories; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Economic analysis; Life cycle costing LCC ; Global warming potential; Climate change; Future climate analysis; Timber structure; Concrete structure; Insulation; HVAC systems; Heating demand; Cooling demand; Energy use; Hygrothermal analysis; Moisture; Thermal envelope; Thermal comfort; Indoor environmental quality; Actual case studies; Iterative workflow; Weather files; Parametric study; Reliability; Single-point rate SPR .; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Increasing CO₂ emission is considered as the main reason for global warming in the world. One of the reasons for producing CO₂ is using of fossil-based materials in the construction projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the Changing Dynamics of Rural Development in Dolakha, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Pablo Jungblut; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Rural Development; Strategic Action Fields; Rural Advisory Services; Nepal; International Development Aid;

    Abstract : There is ample debate around the conceptualizations of rural development as well as its implementation and impacts. Contemporary understandings underline the importance of social movements in social change, which has become a fundamental part of development. READ MORE