Essays about: "problem in construction materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words problem in construction materials.

  1. 1. Smart Hydroponics : Conceptual Design of Hydroponic Plant System for Home Environment

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

    Author : Erik Földhazy; [2018]
    Keywords : Industrial Design Engineering; User Experience; Sustainability; Product Design; Human- Centered Design; Hydroponics; Teknisk Design; Användarupplevelse; Hållbarhet; Produktdesign; Human-Centered Design; Hydroponik;

    Abstract : Hydroponics is a method of cultivating plants without the use of soil. Soil acts as a growth medium which gives plants stability, provides nutrients and allows roots to be kept wet without drowning. In hydroponics the soil’s functions are replaced by synthesized methods. Stability comes from a substrate (i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building a circular economy

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

    Author : Eray Eryilmaz; Simon Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reuse; DfD; LCA; LCC.; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The construction sector is one of the biggest contributors to global CO2 emissions and buildings account for a significant part of the energy use in Sweden. Population growth in combination with economic development is putting more pressure on the environment, resulting in escalating consumption trends and larger quantities of raw material extraction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Method evaluation : Electrical surface resistance measurements on coated conductive textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Grete Wisung; [2018]
    Keywords : Electrical surface resistance; four-point probe; conductive textiles; conductive coatings; anisotropic materials.;

    Abstract :  This thesis has evaluated how electrical surface resistance can be measured on conductive coated textiles using two different probes. The electrical surface resistance is a measurement for how difficult it is for current to flow through a material. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. A product-oriented Product Service System for tracing materials on autonomous construction sites : A product development for today’s and future construction sites

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Louise Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Product Service System; Autonomous construction site; Machine; Sustainable product development; Autonomous vehicle; Produkttjänstesystem; Autonoma byggarbetsplatser; Maskiner; Hållbar produktutveckling; Autonoma fordon;

    Abstract : The global population is growing, and more people than before are moving to cities. This creates a need for increased building efficiency and possibility to work in remote environments. On today’s construction sites, there is a need to able to organize the site in a better way. READ MORE