Essays about: "technology and environment damage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words technology and environment damage.

  1. 1. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

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

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable transportation and mapping of logistics activities - With the goal of having fossil-free transportation by 2030

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för teknisk ekonomi och logistik

    Author : Therese Lantto; Bengisu Özer; [2020]
    Keywords : Logistics map; transportation; sustainability; fossil-free; food manufacturing; carbon emissions; biofuels; electric vehicles; KPIs; roadmap; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today’s supply chains have become more global than ever before, which has brought out an enormous increase in environmental damage such as CO2 emissions. In an initiative to become more environmentally friendly, Swedish Food Federation has launched a joint sustainability manifest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Safety first: a case study of incident and accident reporting in a company within the construction and civil engineering industry

    University essay from KTH/Byggteknik och design

    Author : Sara Anselius; [2019]
    Keywords : construction industry; accident statistics; systematic work environment work; incidents; accidents; deviations; BIA; byggbranschen; olycksstatistik; systematiskt arbetsmiljöarbete; tillbud; olycksfall; avvikelser; BIA;

    Abstract : The construction industry is an exciting and community developing industry, but it is also very much talked about because of the high injury frequency that the industry is characterized by. As a part of preventing accidents at work, the employer conducts systematic work environment work to detect risky parts of the work and to remedy these. READ MORE

  4. 4. High resolution modelling and analysis of urban flooding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Angelos Kosmas; [2019]
    Keywords : Tokyo Storm Runoff model; TSR; urban flooding; Augustenborg; stormwater management; pipe networks; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The predictions on climate change and precipitation patterns in the near future, as well as urbanization, lead to higher volumes of runoff, which in turn challenge the sustainability and functionality of urban drainage pipe networks. In order to understand how these changes will affect the existing infrastructure in urban areas, integrated urban water model software are needed to identify effective solutions to minimize urban flooding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green Roof Performance in Cold Climates : A study on how different plants suited for the subarctic climate in northernSweden affects the performances of green roofs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jonathan Hjelm; [2019]
    Keywords : Stormwater; Green roofs; Cold climate; Stormwater management;

    Abstract : Increased urbanization leads to an increasing amount of impervious surfaces and a decrease ofthe natural hydrological function. Urban stormwater does thus risk to create high surface flows which could damage the receiving water bodies (e.g. erosion) or the urban area itself (flooding). READ MORE