Essays about: "technology and environment damage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words technology and environment damage.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Experimental testing of adsorbents for H2S removal in industrial applications : A comparative study on lifetime and cost effectiveness of different materials

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Fanny Boström; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Harmful emissions are a global issue and cause trouble for human health and for the environment. There is a wide variety of pollutants and one pollutant is hydrogen sulfide, H2S, that is a member of the group Volatile Sulfur Compounds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Utfodring av ensilage till slaktsvin : minskar stressen vid inflyttning i slaktsvinsavdelningen

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Rebecka Frendin; Anna Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : grovfoder till gris; fiber; utfodringsrekommendationer;

    Abstract : Det finns flertalet faktorer att ta i beaktning inom slaktsvinsproduktionen för en god djurvälfärd och en lönsam produktion för producenten. Olika typer av slagsmål mellan grisar sker när nya individer förs samman, för att upprätta en ny hierarki i gruppen. READ MORE