Essays about: "ice load"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words ice load.

  1. 1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Trollhättan Energy optimization

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : William Wanli; [2021]
    Keywords : Energy performance; Energy retrofits; Energy optimization; IDA-ICE; LCC analysis;

    Abstract : The world is experiencing increasing energy usage owing to environmental impacts suchas climate change, Ozone layer depletion, and global warming. Energy usage is primarily categorized into transport, industrial, residential, and service sectors, with the transportation and industrial sectors taking up a considerable chunk of the energy use; Buildings partly determine the use of energy globally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rooftop plant factories: effects on energy use for heating, cooling and electric lighting

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

    Author : Yizhi Zhang; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban and peri-urban agriculture and forestry UPAF ; urban farming UF ; rooftop greenhouse RTG ; lighting; daylighting; energy conservation; roof; greenhouse; food; cities.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Within the next thirty years, two thirds of the human population will live in a city. This growing urban population requires a major shift in the way we produce and distribute food, since industrial agriculture practices contribute to climate change, biodiversity losses, pollution of waterways, soil degradation, etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Numerical study of the effect of thermal ice loads on concrete dams

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad; KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Imal Zuwak; Wasseem Kordoghly; [2020]
    Keywords : Arch dam; Buttress dam; Concrete; Finite element analysis; Ice load; Valvdamm; Lamelldamm; Betong; Finit elementanalys; Islast;

    Abstract : It is essential to understand the mechanics of ice load and how it affects concrete dams located in a cold climate, such as Sweden, where the temperature becomes sufficiently cold to freeze the surface of the reservoir. The purpose of this thesis is to study ice load distribution along concrete dams, and its response during the application of an ice load. READ MORE

  4. 4. Expansion of Existing Gravity-Based Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Álvaro Hernando Cabrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Gravity-Based Foundation; climate actions; expansion; failure mode; width; Lillgrund;

    Abstract : Wind energy is one of the most promising sources of renewable energy worldwide. Its utilization has substantially increased for the last decades, both onshore and offshore. Offshore wind energy will have a lot to offer within the following decades, thus their foundations need to be prepared. READ MORE

  5. 5. Techno-economic analysis of demand flexibility from heat pumps for multi-family buildings in Sweden based on two case studies

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Hsin-Ting Ko; [2020]
    Keywords : Demand flexibility; Heat pump; IDA ICE; Smart grid; Thermal comfort; Thermal inertia; Bottom-up simuleringsmodell; efterfrågeflexibilitet; Demand response; energiteknologi; slutanvändarbeteende; grön byggnad; VVS-systemkontroll; värmepump; IDA ICE; smart nät; termisk komfort; termisk tröghet;

    Abstract : Sweden is undergoing energy transition to become a zero-carbon economy with electricity production aims at 100% from renewable resources by 2040. Sweden also has a national goal to have fossil-free vehicle fleet by 2030. The increasing share of intermittent renewable resources creates growth in mismatches between electricity supply and demand. READ MORE