Essays about: "developments in transportation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words developments in transportation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Brăila- The tale of a city (re)defined by water

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

    Author : Ana-Maria Negru; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable urban design; Storm-water management; Urban system; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The city of Brăila, Romania, has been undergoing a lot of changes in the last two decades, but as the city is shrinking there is a new initiative to change the current paradigm and to reinvent the city. This process starts with the creation of an urban system with the neighboring city of Galați that will attract more funds from a regional and national level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the Potential of Renewable Energy in Telecommunications Industry

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

    Author : Mariam Jarahnejad; Ali Zaidi; [2018]
    Keywords : Renewables in ICT; Porters’ Five forces; ICT Plausible scenarios; Diffusion of renewables in ICT analysis;

    Abstract : Renewable energy sources have started to substitute traditional energy sources in power sector, heating/cooling sector, and transportation sector. This paper explores the potential of renewable energy (mainly solar and wind) in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry. READ MORE