Essays about: "science and technology studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 essays containing the words science and technology studies.

  1. 1. FORESAIL-2 AOCS Trade Studies and Design

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Guillaume Le Bonhomme; [2020]
    Keywords : space engineering; CubeSat; ADCS; AOCS; spacecraft subystems; nanosatellite;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to design a reliable CubeSat platform, including the avionic subsystems that can sustain a high radiation environment for a mission having a lifetime of at least six months. The science instruments put stringent requirements on the platform to achieve and maintain the desired spin rate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who is in charge of creating a plant-based future? A case study of how consumers are shaping the market for plant-based meat

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Chinh Cong Nguyen; Emma Sahlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Market shaping; plant-based meat; product qualification; product attachment; representational practices;

    Abstract : Increasing concerns about lives of humans, animals and Earth have driven a transition towards an increasing consumption of plant-based foods. As a result, plant-based meat has been brought forward as a possible enabler of this transition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recycling of concrete waste with wood waste through heating compaction

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Li Liang; [2020]
    Keywords : Recycling; Concrete waste; Wooden waste; Heating powder compaction;

    Abstract : Concrete, as primary building material, is widely used in most construction project. For this reason, large amounts of concrete waste were generated from construction and demolition. One way to reuse concrete waste is to use it as backfill material for landfilling and road bases. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Influence of Cavity Widths and Lateral Ventilation Conditions on the Fire Behaviour within a Non-Combustible Ventilated Façade System

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Daniel Fogerty; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Present uncertainties in key ventilation parameters, characterising the fire performance of facades, has necessitated clarification in the foundational understanding of the Fire Science Body of Knowledge. A test program conducted in collaboration between Lunds Universitet and the Kingspan Group, studied the influence of cavity widths and lateral ventilation conditions on the fire behaviour within Intermediate-scale ventilated façades following the ISO 13785-1 standards. READ MORE

  5. 5. TURN THE LIGHTS ON: A multilevel analysis of sustainable energy implementation in the global south: The case of Monkey Bay, Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Zoe Anna Elsner; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable energy; sustainable development; Techno-Anthropology; Actor-Network theory; SDG7; Malawi; case study; ethnography; multilevel analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Nation-wide access to sustainable energy is central to socio-economic development in Malawi. It is particularly challenging in rural areas where a significant amount of the population does not have access to energy, let alone sustainable energy. READ MORE