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    • A comprehensive scaling up technique for pneumatic transport systems 

      Ratnayake, Chandana (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2005:169, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      The main objective of this investigation was to formulate a comprehensive scaling up technique for designing of pneumatic conveying systems by addressing the whole pipeline together with all accessories. Five different ...
    • A systems biology approach to integrated molecular analysis in pancreatic and periampullary adenocarcinoma 

      Sandhu, Vandana (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;2, Doctoral thesis, 2016-04-13)
      Pancreatic and periampullary adenocarcinoma (PA) is a highly lethal disease, for which the mortality rate closely parallels the incidence rate. Most of the PA patients remain asymptomatic until the disease reaches an ...
    • Adapting benchmarking to project management : an analysis of project management processes, metrics, and benchmarking process models 

      Emhjellen, Kjetil (Doctoral theses at NTNU;1997:93, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 1997)
      Since the first publication on benchmarking in 1989 by Robert C. Camp of “Benchmarking: The search for Industry Best Practices that Lead to Superior Performance”, the improvement technique benchmarking has been established ...
    • Air-coupled ultrasound for plate thickness measurements 

      Waag, Grunde (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;18, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Non-destructive testing using ultrasound is well established as a technique of inspecting miscellaneous structures and components. Ultrasonic waves propagating in an elastic solid are sensitive to both the material and ...
    • Altitudinal distribution and host-parasite relations of ticks in Norway 

      De Pelsmaeker, Nicolas (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;87, Doctoral thesis, 2021-03-05)
      With a warming climate and changes in land use during the last decades, ticks have been observed to occur at increasingly higher latitudes and altitudes in the northern hemisphere. With the range expansion of ticks comes ...
    • An experimental and computational study of flow behaviour in bubbling fluidized beds 

      Halvorsen, Britt (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2005:70, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      Experimental and computational studies of bubble behaviour in gas/solid fluidized beds have been performed. Bubble behaviour depends on particle density, particle size and size distribution and emphasis is given to study ...
    • An Experimental and Theoretical Study of Dense Fluidized Bed Fluid Dynamics 

      Rautenbach, Christo (Doctoral dissertations at TUC;2012:3, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2012-05-31)
      The papers presented in the present study aim to elucidate the complex fluid dynamic phenomena in a cold dense phase fluidized bed reactor. Theoretical and experimental studies were conducted with this aim and several ...
    • Anaerobic degradation of industrial carbon capture reclaimer MEA waste 

      Wang, Shuai (Doctoral dissertations at TUC;2014:5, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2014-04-04)
      Global warming and its impacts are serious and challenging international problems (Vitousek, 1994). Increasing fossil fuel consumption results in rising atmospheric greenhouse gas levels which enhances global warming ...
    • Application-oriented microfluidic LOC devices for the detection of microorganisms, toxic chemicals and serological biomarkers 

      Xinyan, Zhao (Doctoral theses at Buskerud and Vestfold University College;6, Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology has advanced over the past several decades. As miniaturized multiphase multistep reactors, LOCs are suitable for the implementation of complex liquid phase reactions in the field of biomedical ...
    • Biological hydrogen sulfide removal with nitrate 

      Sposob, Michal (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;11, Doctoral thesis, 2018-09-28)
      Aim: Hydrogen sulfide is a major occupational hazard in agriculture, industry, and sewage processing; its presence leads to corrosion. Thus, hydrogen sulfide removal is obligatory. These investigations aim to evaluate the ...
    • Bubbling Fluidized Bed Behaviour for Biomass Gasification 

      Agu, Cornelius Emeka (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;35, Doctoral thesis, 2019-06-21)
      The need to cut down the high dependency on the fossil fuels requires sustainable alternative energy resources. Aside that the stock of fossil fuels is depreciable, the energy source also accounts for the major contribution ...
    • Carbon Dioxide Capture by Chemical Absorption: Energy Optimization and Analysis of Dynamic Viscosity of Solvents 

      Arachchige, Udara Sampath P. (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;26, Doctoral thesis, 2019-02-11)
      Global warming resulted from the emissions of greenhouse gases; especially carbon dioxide has received widespread attention. The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere reaches 400 ppmv and that is a considerably high value ...
    • Co-creating digital transformation in care of older persons: A longitudinal mixed-methods study 

      Dugstad, Janne Herholdt (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;73, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      Norwegian authorities emphasize use of welfare technology in order to meet the increasing demand for healthcare services to the population of older persons. Implementation of welfare technology is considered beneficial to ...
    • Connecting everyday and academic learning practices, a teacher challenge? 

      Wiig, Astrid Camilla (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;34, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      This article-based thesis presents the findings of a qualitative case study that provide a theoretically informed and empirically grounded description of regular classroom practices and how teachers anticipate and draw on ...
    • Consumer self-tracking behavior: An investigation of the drivers and outcomes of self-tracking 

      Jin, Daoyan (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;50, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      Despite the increasing popularity of self-tracking technologies in the market (e.g., activity tracking devices and apps), consumer adoption of these technologies continues to be a challenge, and there exists concerns about ...
    • Data Driven Models for Estimation of Drilling Fluid Rheological Properties and Flow Rate 

      Jondahl, Morten Hansen (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;65, Doctoral thesis, 2020-05-11)
      Pressure control during well drilling operations includes management of the well pressure above the formation pore pressure and below the formation fracture pressure. If these boundaries are not kept, an influx of formation ...
    • Degradation of Aqueous 2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol for Carbon Dioxide Capture 

      Wang, Tielin (Doctoral dissertations at TUC;2013:1, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-29)
      Absorption-stripping with aqueous 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol (AMP), and especially AMP blends with other amines, such as monoethanolamine (MEA) and piperazine (PZ), presents an attractive option for carbon dioxide (CO2) ...
    • Degradation of polymeric and particulate organic carbon in biofilms 

      Kommedal, Roald (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2003:101, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2003)
      Polymeric and particulate organic carbon (POM) are fundamental compounds in the global cycling of carbon, and constitute significant amounts of BOD in municipal wastewater. The main objective of this work is to study ...
    • Design and microfabrication of new automatic human blood sample collection and preparation devices 

      Tran, Minh Nhut (Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      For self-sampling or collection of blood by health personal related to point-ofcare diagnostics in health rooms, it may often be necessary to perform automatic collection of blood samples. The most important operation that ...
    • Design of a bidirectional front-end for resonating sensors 

      Marchetti, Luca (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;27, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      In the last decades, the use of electronic sensors in portable applications became increasingly common. They provide a simple way to study processes, monitor envi-ronment conditions or to provide hazard systems. In order ...