Essays about: "lifetime"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 665 essays containing the word lifetime.

  1. 1. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Policy implications from Sweden for South Korea’s housing policy for young single-households

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Jihee Kwon; [2022]
    Keywords : young single-person household; housing policy; housing supply; Sweden; South Korea; ungt ensamhushåll; bostadspolitik; bostadsförsörjning; Sverige; Sydkorea;

    Abstract : The number of young single-person households is consistently increasing in South Korea, as in Sweden where the most common type of household is the single-person household. Housing is the key to the transition of young adults to adulthood and it can affect their quality of life and economic security throughout their lifetime. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thermal Comfort, CO2 and Humidity Levels in Library Student Rooms at the University of Gävle : Experimental and Numerical Study

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Ibai Elosua Ansa; [2022]
    Keywords : Ventilation rate; air renewal; CO2 level; relative humidity; indoor temperature; sensors;

    Abstract : Human performance and health are one of the most relevant topics in modern society. Especially at young ages, when academic performance is indispensable. Thus, as the human being spends most of its lifetime inside a building, thermal comfort has become an essential aspect of a room. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mechanical design guidelines and criteria for mooring components in wave energy devices : Finding the optimum chain and shackle parameters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad mekanik

    Author : Arvin Modiri; [2022]
    Keywords : Chain; shackle; finite element method; wave energy converter; WEC; Kedja; kätting; schackel; finita element metoden; vågkraftverk;

    Abstract : Obtaining the perfect renewable energy source is one of the most important questions of our lifetime. One renewable energy source that could be of interest in this question because of the characteristics of the power that could be extracted from it is wave energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The environmental and social impact from digitization in buildings : A case study of the transformation and current conditions on the University hospital of Northern Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Matilda Melén; Alma Wenhov; [2022]
    Keywords : digitization; building automation; HVAC; energy efficiency; qualitative interview; quantitative interview; LCA; maintenance techniques; environmental analysis; condition-based maintenance; preventive maintenance; reactive maintenance; NUS; the university hospital of northern sweden; Schneider Electric; CO2; transportation; efficiency; indoor comfort; indoor climate; climate change; digitalisering; fastighetsautomation; HVAC; energieffektivisering; kvalitativ intervju; kvantitativ intervju; LCA; underhållsstrategier; miljöanalys; konditionsbaserat underhåll; förebyggande underhåll; reaktivt underhåll; NUS; Norrlands Universitetssjukhus; Schneider Electric; CO2; transporter; effektivitet; inomhuskomfort; inomhusklimat; klimatförändring;

    Abstract : To improve sustainability, social, environmental and economic aspects needs to be considered. The most optimal result appears when all three aspects are balanced equally, this is however often overseen by private investors, who focuses only on reaching economic sustainability at the expense of social and environmental sustainability. READ MORE