Essays about: "clay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 264 essays containing the word clay.

  1. 1. An investigation of the interactions between clay nanoplatelets in the presence of monovalent and divalent salts, as well as cationic peptides utilising atomistic molecular dynamics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiska institutionen

    Author : Mona Koder Hamid; [2020]
    Keywords : clay; molecular dynamics simulations; physical chemistry; fysikalisk kemi; theoretical chemistry; teoretisk kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Clays are negatively charged nanoplatelets with a layered silicate structure. It has been observed from small angle X-ray scattering measurements, and coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations (CG-MD) that clay nanoplatelets are able to form stacks, known as tactoids, in the presence of divalent or multivalent counterions [8, 5]. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beehive

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Lovisa Christensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : I started out this project with an interest in how important play is for a healthy childhood. I wanted to investigate in how we can develop play equipment for playgrounds and how the form language affects the imagination. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geotechnical reinforcement work for foundation of extending an existing residential building

    University essay from KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik; KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik

    Author : Malin Karlbom; Lovisa Hallman; [2020]
    Keywords : Geotechnical reinforcement work of foundation; drilled piles; steel piles; superstructure; extension of wood; Grundförstärkning; borrade pålar; stålpålar; våningspåbyggnad; påbyggnation av trä;

    Abstract : The last hundreds of years there has been a land elevation that causes an increased distance between the groundwater level and the buildings founded on wooden piles. When wooden piles are exposed to air, rot fungus occurs which causes the pile to lose its bearing capacity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of a Ski Mountaineering Helmet

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Mikaela Zernell; [2020]
    Keywords : Design; Ski Mountaineering; Helmet; Design Process; industrial design;

    Abstract : This is a master thesis project in Industrial Design Engineering at Luleå University of Technology performed during the spring semester 2019 and with the goal to design a helmet for POC specialized for ski mountaineering.   To cope with new rules in ski mountaineering competitions, to widen the product catalogue of POC and to make ski mountaineering safer and more enjoyable, a double certified helmet was to be designed, meaning certified for both mountaineering and downhill skiing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studie i att utöka arealen rikkärr i Skåne - Med exempel på hur tre rikkärr kan utökas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Marcus Ljungdahl Brönmark; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Rich fens contribute with numerous ecosystem services, such as the highest biodiversity found among wetlands, water purification, carbon sequestration, hydrological services, recreational and educational services are all part of services provided from rich fens. Drainage and land-use change has severely damaged or destroyed these services in many regions of Europe and Sweden; restoration plans are needed to change this trend. READ MORE