Essays about: "systems thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 203 essays containing the words systems thinking.

  1. 1. Manufacturing process re-engineering of a production line through Industry 4.0 to obtain the best quality and reduced wastes: the case in projection welding

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Mattias Ghanem; [2020]
    Keywords : Lean; Process Engineering; Digitalization; Projection Welded Elements; Industry 4.0;

    Abstract :   Background This research study is in collaboration with the Blekinge Institute of Technology and Volvo Cars Body Components (VCBC). VCBC is a car manufacturer that manufactures car body components in Olofström, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Factors in Deepwater Drilling - A New Approach to Safety and Operational Excellence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : José Carlos Silveira Bruno; [2020]
    Keywords : Deepwater; Drilling; Human Factors; Oil Gas; Performance; Safety; FLMU06; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Deepwater drilling operates high hazardous and complex systems. Technological and operational complexities, harsh environmental conditions, geological uncertainties, and high-pressure flammable fluids are some of the critical factors that pose clear threats towards safe operations and may result in high consequence events, as the Macondo blowout in 2010. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

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

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Textiles from Ethiopia : Applying the market system approach M4P for sustainable Swedish sourcing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ester Renkel; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; systems thinking; sourcing; textiles; Ethiopia; M4P;

    Abstract : This study assesses the applicability of the Making Markets Work for the Poor approach, as described by Sida, to meet sustainability challenges in the textiles- and clothing industry in Ethiopia. While Sweden has been ranked one of the most sustainable countries in the world, exported emissions and impacts have stained this reputation. READ MORE