Essays about: "information technology Construction management"

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  1. 1. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of LCA into the building design process

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Adeline Jerome; [2019]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; environmental data; tool;

    Abstract : The required estimation of performances of a building cannot be limited to its energy efficiency anymore. Environmental issues are rising concerns into national policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can organic waste fuel the buses in Johannesburg? : A study of potential, feasibility, costs and environmental performance of a biomethane solution for public transport

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Johanna Niklasson; Linnea Bergquist Skogfors; [2018]
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    Abstract : Like many large cities, Johannesburg faces several sustainability challenges such as unsustainable use of natural resources, emissions contributing to environmental- and waste related problems. The city is a provincial transport centre, and the transport sector is responsible for a large share of the city’s energy demand and emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Data Management and Virtual Reality Applications of BIM models

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsteknik

    Author : Riccardo Levante; [2018]
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    Abstract : Nowadays new digital technologies play an important role in the AEC sector, which are goingthrough a significantly changing period. In this process BIM represent the main character,revolutionizing the traditional way of working in the main operative phases: Design,Construction and Maintenance. READ MORE

  5. 5. IMPROVE MAINTENANCE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY BY USING HISTORICAL BREAKDOWN DATA FROM A CMMS : Exploring the possibilities for CBM in the Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Victoria Fridholm; [2018]
    Keywords : Digitalization; Maintenance concepts; Predetermined Maintenance; Predictive Maintenance; Condition-Based Maintenance; P-F curve; Autonomous Maintenance; Computerized Maintenance Management System; Failure; Fault; Root-cause analysis; Effectiveness; Efficiency; Maturity models.;

    Abstract : Purpose: Explore how historical data from a CMMS can be used in order to improve maintenance effectiveness and efficiency of activities, and investigate the possibilities for CBM in the manufacturing industry in the context of digitalization.  Research questions: RQ1: To what extent could condition-based maintenance or other maintenance types being used in order to predict, prevent or in other way eliminate historical breakdowns/faults?  RQ2: Which significance has an organization's degree of maturity to reduce the number of breakdowns?  Method: A case study was performed at Volvo Construction Equipment Operations in Eskilstuna, who manufactures machinery for the construction industry. READ MORE