Essays about: "noise pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words noise pollution.

  1. 1. Implementing Inland Waterway Transportation as a mode for Construction Logistics in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dimitrios Zacharopoulos; Badreddine El Rharbi; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : inland waterway transportation; sustainable transportation; modal shift; construction logistics; urban transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Attenuation AND awareness? : Designing a method for measuring accuracy and certainty of sound identification when wearing a HPD

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Markus Ahlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Industrial design engineering; method design; sound identification; situational awareness; hearing protection devices; noise pollution; level-dependent function; Teknisk design; metoddesign; ljudidentifikation; situationsmedvetenhet; hörselskydd; buller; bullerföroreningar; nivåberoende funktion;

    Abstract : Noise pollution is widespread in today’s society, from traffic to industrial sources, and many people are confined to unhealthy acoustic environments through their employment. When noise cannot be eliminated at the sound source, the protective measure is usually to equip the employee with hearing protection devices (HPDs), e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing the number of cars in Europe: Effects on quality of urban life

    University essay from

    Author : Lina Apsheva; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; quality of life; urban planning; car use; public transport; pollution; health;

    Abstract : The transportation sector is the biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as air and noise pollution in urban areas. City planners and policy makers increasingly recognize the importance of changes in transportation systems that would decrease the use of private motor vehicles and promote more sustainable modes of transport, such as public transport, cycling and walking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mobility-as-a-Service and Electrification of Transport : A Study on Possibilities and Obstacles for Mobility-as-a-Service in Stockholm and Implications for Electrification of Vehicles

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Albert Petersson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Increasing urbanization drives the need for cities to make transport more efficient, both to meet climate goals as well as creating an attractive living environment for its residents, with less congestion, noise and local pollution. As vehicles are increasingly electrified, further innovations will be needed in order to meet environmental, social and economic sustainability targets, and a more efficient use of vehicles and public transport is central in this endeavor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE