Essays about: "thesis on construction safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 essays containing the words thesis on construction safety.

  1. 1. Analysis of a Prefabricated Concrete Skew Angle Slab Bridge

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggteknik (BY); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggteknik (BY)

    Author : Pär Bengtsson; Johan Wallin; [2019]
    Keywords : Finite Element Model; Skew Angle Slabs; Slab Bridge; Prefabrication;

    Abstract : Prefabricated concrete elements are widely used in the construction industry today. With advantages such as time savings, increased safety at the construction site and minimized material usage, prefab becomes a major challenger to the traditional on-site casting construction method. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rise of the Machines – Legal analysis of Seaworthiness in the context of autonomous shipping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Anders Kirchner; [2019]
    Keywords : sjörätt; transporträtt; maritime law; autonomous ship; seaworthiness; cyber security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent years, technological developments have been the focal point of the discussion in the shipping industry. The two main topics have been a general discussion on IT security and a discussion about autonomous ships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quantification of tribological effects in expansion fasteners

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Nicolò Drahorad; [2019]
    Keywords : post-installed anchors; civil construction; tribology; antifriction coatings;

    Abstract : Post-installed anchors for civil construction are elements that ensure the integrity of building structures even under the most severe static, seismic and shock loadings. Despite the high popularity of this technology in construction sites all over the world, the current state of knowledge is limited and there is still a great potential for significant improvements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

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

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) : Towards the development of socially sustainable communities

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande

    Author : Tereza Larsson; Charity Mashegede; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Social Sustainability; Social Capital; SMEs; Equity; Safety; Eco-Prosumption; SDG 11; Sustainable Development Goals.; Hållbarhet; Social Hållbarhet; Socialt Kapital; SMEs; Jämlikhet; Säkerhet; Eko-Prosumption; SDG 11; Hållbara Utvecklingsmål.;

    Abstract : Background: Ever since the Brundtland Commission stressed that Social Sustainability (SS) issues are often ignored, there has been mounting research on social sustainability (Boström, Vifell, Klintman, Soneryd, Hallström & Thedvall, 2015). Companies are now addressing sustainability concerns more broadly because of the increasing demand and pressure from society demanding they deal with the negative social impacts associated with their products and activities. READ MORE