Essays about: "Social engineering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 essays containing the words Social engineering.

  1. 1. The impact of social influence on pre-evacuation behavior - An eye tracking analysis on information gathering during pre-evacuation behavior, comparing normative and informational social influence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Rebecca Rostedt; Sofie Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social influence; informational social influence; normative social influence; pre-evacuation; evacuation; eye-tracking; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study explores social influence within the pre-evacuation phase, which includes a literature review followed by experiments. The study is based on experiments by Latané and Darley (1968) but altered, here using eye tracking to examine if people who are alone use their gaze in the same way as people in a group, when collecting information in the pre-evacuation phase. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Pier

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

    Author : Simon Fast; [2019]
    Keywords : Architecture; Public Space; Adolescents; Performing arts; Construction; Urbanism; Public Life; Malmö; Nyhamnen; Public Living Room; Arts and Architecture; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, in a digital era where people can do their everyday tasks from home, the city as a social platform faces new challenges. Individuals no longer need to run errands around the city, which, until now, has been the standard way of city life. The comfort of today’s modern world impacts not only the private but also the public life of cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physico-chemical evaluation of the water quality in Rocha River: A qualitative and comparative analysis including aspects of social and environmental factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Stina Jacobson; Ida Sekizovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Cochabamba; Rocha River; water quality analysis; water pollution; wastewater; regulations; ICO-index; Hec-RAS; minor field study; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this study, a physico-chemical analysis of the Rocha River was performed during the beginning of the rainy season 2018 in order to examine the current state of the water quality in the river at six different locations. The river, located in the Cochabamba department, Bolivia, was examined from upstream in Sacaba to downstream in Sipe Sipe. READ MORE

  5. 5. How is development affecting sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk: A case study of a coastal community in Fiji

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Jennifer Gustavsson; Malin Wiskman; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable livelihood; Disaster risk; Fiji; Risk management; Development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how development have affected access to sustainable livelihood capitals and how the perceived access to these capitals have changed in the past decades in Dravuwalu, a coastal society in Fiji. A case-study was conducted in the village of Drawuvalu. READ MORE