Essays about: "PVC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the word PVC.

  1. 1. Towards sustainable shipping: Recommendations for the telescopic mast design of a sailing cargo vessel

    University essay from KTH/Lättkonstruktioner

    Author : Lukas Blau; [2021]
    Keywords : Oceanbird; telescopic mast; conceptual design; sailing cargo vessel;

    Abstract : A comparative study is carried out to investigate the most promising route towardsthe lightweight construction of a retractable mast for a sailing cargo vessel.Four design families are developed and compared. The primary criteria forjudgment are the structural mass, strength, and stiffness in relation to a providedbenchmark design. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Alternative Polymers to Poly(vinyl chloride) for Use in Flooring Applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för analys och syntes

    Author : Caroline Almqvist; Pernilla Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : PVC; Flooring; Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; Polymer technology; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Chemistry; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Poly(vinyl chloride) has a long history of use in the flooring industry. Throughout the years, several environmental and health issues have arisen concerning the production, usage and disposal of PVC. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Ion-Selective Electrode for Detection of Ammonium in Wastewater Treatment Plants

    University essay from KTH/Kemi

    Author : Josephine Berg; [2021]
    Keywords : jonselektiv elektrod; membran; ammonium; sensor; reningsverk; ion-selective electrode ISE ; membrane; ammonium; sensor; wastewater treatment plant WWTP ;

    Abstract : Att följa ammonium i reningsverk är avgörande för att förbättra reningsprocessen och kontrollera flödet av föroreningar ut till ekosystemet. Jonselektiva elektroder (ion-selective electrodes, ISEs) är en lovande teknik inom området, där polymermembran baserade på nonactin är de mest studerade membranen för ammoniumsensorer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Governmental Venture Capital Spur Innovation? : A comparison with private venture capital in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Dennis Astorsdotter; Yunxin Chang; [2021]
    Keywords : Innovation; Patent; Design; Trademark; Venture capital; Private venture capital; Governmental venture capital; Mixed venture capital; Comparison;

    Abstract : Governments have increased their commitment to spur innovation by increasing the amount of venture capital (VC) flowing to the venture capital market over the last decades. Still, research shows that governmental venture capital (GVC) has no impact on innovation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization of the sorting process in PVC-floor recycling : Scenarios to optimize economic and environmental aspects of the upscaling sorting process

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Emelie Jonsson; Birkir Pálsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Sorting process; PVC; Automation; CO2 emission; Cirkulär ekonomi; Sorteringsprocess; PVC; Automatisering; CO2-utsläpp;

    Abstract : Background: The industrial economy has been dominated by a one-way production and consumption model. Closing loops for materials has seen an upswing in popularity. The focus though has been on the environmental aspects instead of the economic benefits from implementing closed loops. READ MORE