Essays about: "construction industry"

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  1. 1. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

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

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards improved construction logistics- BIM opportunities

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Sanar Behnan Elias; [2020]
    Keywords : BIM; construction logistics; Just In Time; waste; supply chain management; BIM; bygglogistik; Just In Time; slöseri; supply chain management;

    Abstract : Common problems at the construction site are logistics problems regarding material delays, handling and transfers. At present, there is a very low use of digital tools in the construction industry. READ MORE

  5. 5. A study of diffusion of Augmented Reality in the Swedish construction industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : David Mijatovic; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : AR; augmented reality; construction industry; diffusion study; diffusion of innovations;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE