Essays about: "developments in transportation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words developments in transportation.

  1. 1. Spatial Heterogeneity of Weather impacts on Cycling Flows within Gothenburg, Sweden - A Geographic Framework for Local Pattern Analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Filip Olsson; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : spatial heterogeneity; cycling; weather; local climate zones; explorative GIS;

    Abstract : Background: In the past decade, the phenomenon of spatial heterogeneity has started to gaintraction in studies of cycling and weather. Cycling is usually the mode of transportation that ismost affected by inclement weather and the scientific consensus about how weather impactscycling behaviour on a general scale is for the most part well-established. READ MORE

  2. 2. VelOn - The detachable bicycle motor

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Filip Elander; Cecilia Rönnberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Mechatronics; Personal transportation; Electrical bicycle; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : Electric bikes have become a popular means of transportation over the years. This report examined whether or not it is plausible to upgrade old bicycles to electrical bikes, thereby, using the already existing bicycles and avoiding the need of unnecessary manufacturing. A prototype of the mountable motor was designed and manufactured. READ MORE

  3. 3. Batteries and the Electrification of Heavy-Duty Transportation : Battery Development and its Impact on the Provision of Charging Infrastructure in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : David Cameron; [2019]
    Keywords : Electrification; batteries; stationary charging; electric road systems; Elektrifiering; batterier; stationär laddinfrastruktur; elvägar;

    Abstract : Due to legislative pressure on a global, European and Swedish level the heavy-duty transportation sector needs to drastically reduce its emissions. One potential pathway forward for the heavy-duty transportation sector is that of electrification, which would require novel infrastructure to be established in the form of stationary charging or dynamic charging through what is often called electric road systems (ERS). READ MORE

  4. 4. PROJECT: SALTY BASTARD : WHAT IF AMPHIBIOUS MOBILITY WASN'T JUST A CURIOSITY, BUT THE NORM?

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    Author : Oliver Walderhaug; [2019]
    Keywords : Future; mobility; amphibious; vehicle; service; transportation; Scania; speculative; critical; sustainability;

    Abstract : Planet Earth is moving rapidly towards a point of no return in the climate crisis currently experienced, and while the debate is still raging on wether it is naturally occurring or not the temperature steadily increases - causing melting icecaps, expanding seas and rising oceans. It is the author's view however, that wether the change is man-made or not is irrelevant; as there is no other planet to conduct an experiment on. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power and Patients : An ethnological study of access to maternity care in rural Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Elin Nordin; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnology; Ethnography; Gender; Intersectionality; Neoliberalization; Public Engagement; Rurality; Etnologi; Etnografi; Förlossningsvård; Glesbygd; Intersektionalitet; Genus; Neoliberalism; Samhällsengagemang;

    Abstract : In february 2017 the maternity ward in Sollefteå was shut down. The citizens of the surrounding area, Ådalen, thus have more than two hours - with private transportation on narrow roads without phone connection - to the nearest maternity ward. READ MORE