Essays about: "infrastructure case study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 440 essays containing the words infrastructure case study.

  1. 1. Knowledge and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation in the Infrastructure Sector in Nunavut, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Timothy Giger; Kelly Ramsauer; [2019]
    Keywords : Nunavut; Arctic; Climate Change Adaptation; Infrastructure; Knowledge; Implementation; Policy; Climate-Sensitive Infrastructure; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Arctic is at the forefront of climate change and is considered to be the most at risk, warming at twice the rate of the global annual average. The environment and its inhabitants are and will be subjected to deep transformational shifts, with changes in temperature and climate having potentially worldwide repercussions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electric roads as future road transport : A study of Electric Road System (ERS) to facilitate sustainable road transport for passenger cars

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Rose-Marie Nashed; [2019]
    Keywords : Electric roads; ERS; road transport; conductive; charge; sustainability; infrastructure; passenger cars; social investment; CBA; electric vehicles; environment; automotive industry; implementation; decision-making;

    Abstract : Sweden is a geographically large and sparsely populated country, with a need for road transport for individuals as well as for logistics. Domestic road transport largely contributes to air pollutions, where passenger cars account for the largest share. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Technical Innovation System of Self-Driving Vehicles in Road Freight Transport : Towards an understanding of Actor Dynamics, Sustainability Outcomes & New Competencies

    University essay from KTH/Lärande

    Author : Anna Björkman; Yuri Joelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : SDV; Node-to-node; Freight transport; TIS; Sustainability; Knowledge; Competencies; Självkörande lastbilar; Nod-till-nod; Godstransport; TIS; Hållbarhet; Kunskap; Kompetens;

    Abstract : Over the last decade, advancements in connectivity, driving automation technology and electrification in combination with changing customer demands have started to rapidly transform the way in which goods are being transported. Following this fast rate of development, self-driving vehicles (SDVs) in road freight transport are anticipated to operate on public streets within the next couple of decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interorganizational Learning & Resilience: A Case Study of the Swedish Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain, under Normal Circumstances and in a Crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Emelie Craft; Elin Håkansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interorganizational Learning; Resilience; Critical Infrastructure; Swedish Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; Supply Disruptions; Crisis Management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: Increasing dependencies between Swedish societal sectors and the critical infrastructures upon which they depend as well as institutional fragmentation within the societal sectors, have caused a need to map the critical infrastructures in Sweden. The descriptive research aiming to map and understand the Swedish pharmaceuticals supply chain is to a high degree missing today. READ MORE

  5. 5. National Security in a Globalized Era : A case study of the security implications of selling significant infrastructure to foreign enterprises

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Emilia Kock; [2019]
    Keywords : National Security; Securitization; Economic Security; Infrastructure; Gävle;

    Abstract : Since the 1980’s the concept of security has broadened from traditional military security to new additional arenas, with each contributing to national security. The post-Cold War era and the current interconnectedness combined with the expanded concept has resulted in new perceptions of security and situations for states. READ MORE