Essays about: "demolition methods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words demolition methods.

  1. 1. Study of demolition processes for prestressed concrete bridges: Kalix bridge

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

    Author : Lundin Hanna; [2022]
    Keywords : Kalix bridge; demolition methods; demolition process; FEM analysis; Kalixbron; rivningsmetoder; rivningsprocesser; FEM analys;

    Abstract : Bridges in Sweden are getting older and some of them are reaching their designed life span. With an older generation of bridges, the need for a good understanding of demolition processes increase. The Kalix bridge is planned to be demolished and will be used as a case study in this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular economy in the construction industry: An insight into the difficulties and possibilities with improving the concrete recycling rate for housing in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Emelie Sundlin; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Circular Economy; Concrete Recycling; Recycled Aggregate; Housing; Construction Waste;

    Abstract : In accordance with the Paris Agreement and the national goal of climate neutrality by 2045, Sweden needs to lower its greenhouse gas emissions. The second-largest source of CO2 emissions in the country comes from the production of cement, one of the main ingredients of concrete. READ MORE

  3. 3. Circular economy in the Swedish building sector: Investigating options for old windows

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

    Author : Amra Lukac; Tarik Ljajic; [2021]
    Keywords : Circular economy; reuse; recycle; windows; LCA; LCC; embodied energy; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is expected to generate 2.2 billion tons of waste by the year 2025 and was responsible for 39 % of GHG emissions generated by the building processes and energy consumption, in 2017. READ MORE

  4. 4. Waste diagnostic - A caste study of a company’s waste management

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Samuel af Ugglas; [2020]
    Keywords : Waste management; waste minimization; sustainability; circular economy; avfallshantering; avfallsminimering; hållbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi;

    Abstract : This case study of the waste management at a pharmaceutical company investigates the current situation and possible improvements for future work in terms of amount of waste generated, treatment methods and economy. The scope of the project was to assess all current waste streams from the everyday activities and find potential areas for improvement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Total Organic Carbon Reduction of Sorting by-Product Fractions

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al Saheb; [2020]
    Keywords : Total organic carbon; Loss on ignition; construction and demolition waste; TOC reduction; recycling; sequential separation treatment; converting waste to product;

    Abstract : The drive of the EU countries and most of the world towards a circular economy and togenerate zero waste raised a need to study more efficient and less costly treatment processes. The treatment of secondary and by-product fractions to convert them from what is considered waste to a resource will contribute to the movement towards zero waste and circular economy. READ MORE