Essays about: "Transitions"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 326 essays containing the word Transitions.

  1. 11. Leveraging digital technologies for transitions to clean and safe water : a case study of Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Diane Mumbi Mungai; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; Kibera; access; transitions; sociotechnical systems; malfunction and disrepair; governance failure; coexistence; mediating technologies; privatisation; archipelagos; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Inadequate water infrastructural development and high costs of water are few of the many challenges that affect water access in Kibera. Consequently, many alternatives to piped water grew out of necessity to meet the needs of residents. READ MORE

  2. 12. Quantified safety modeling of autonomous systems with hierarchical semi-Markov processes

    University essay from KTH/Optimeringslära och systemteori

    Author : Olle Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : probability theory; stochastic processes; reliability engineering; applied mathematics; quantified safety; markov processes; markov chains; sannolikhetsteori; stokastiska processer; säkerhetsteknik; tillämpad matematik; markovprocesser; markovkedjor;

    Abstract : In quantified safety engineering, mathematical probability models are used to predict the risk of failure or hazardous events in systems. Markov processes have commonly been utilized to analyze the safety of systems modeled as discrete-state stochastic processes. READ MORE

  3. 13. None are so deaf as those who would not hear : identifying where, who, and how the coal industry influences Australian federal energy policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Martin Fox; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Transitions; Fossil-fuel Hegemony; Decarbonisation; Australian Federal Government; Environmental Governance; Ecological Resilience; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The widespread consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident around the world and are raising crucial awareness to world leaders that a sustainable transition is direly needed to mitigate against disastrous climatic events. In Australia, in early 2020, these events took the form of some of the most devastating and largest forest fires the country has ever seen. READ MORE

  4. 14. Design of a Disconnect Clutch and Actuator for a 48V P4 Electric Drive Transmission

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Oscar Blomqvist; Matthis Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : Driveline disconnect; hybrid technology; P4-architecture; electric rear axle; product development.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The vehicle industry is making great strides in electric and hybrid technologies, representing a significant step towards reducing emissions from personal vehicles. In order to make the transition to new hybrid technologies as convincing as possible, well-functioning and smooth transitions between traditional combustion engines and electric motors are required. READ MORE

  5. 15. Mobility Solutions in Swedish Municipalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Maric; [2020]
    Keywords : transport solutions; sustainable transports; mobility transitions; car lock-in; automobile lock in; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Despite that transports contribute to around a quarter of all global energy-related CO2 emissions, the question of how the sector’s emissions are best reduced remains unclear. To fill this gap, this thesis investigates what both academia and the Swedish Climate Policy Council recommend to be the best ways of reducing transport emissions. READ MORE