• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Developing Doctorateness in Art, Design and Architecture 

      Solberg, Anne (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;15, Doctoral thesis, 2017-05-05)
      The topic of this doctoral work is the collective effort leading to the establishment of doctoral qualifications in art, design, architecture and adjoining areas. These are fields that do not have the same academic traditions ...
    • Empirical modeling, state estimation, and process control with real-life applications to the Czochralski crystallization process 

      Komperød, Magnus ((Doctoral dissertations at TUC;2012:1, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2012-05-24)
      This PhD thesis presents research work within the field of systems and control engineering, with emphasis on applications to real-life processes, the Czochralski (CZ) crystallization process in particular. During the PhD ...
    • Encapsulation of implantable microsensors 

      Tjulkins, Fjodors (Doctoral thesis, 2015)
      Heart function monitoring by attaching an accelerometer directly to the heart ventricle has been established as an effective way of diagnosing ischemia. The method holds a number of advantages over conventional monitoring ...
    • Environmental microorganisms: microsystem approaches to separation and analysis 

      Hønsvall, Birgitte Kasin (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;16, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Three technologies were tested in this PhD project, all of which have potential for use in micro systems for environmental analyses: The Trilobite® technology for particle separation and purification, the analysis technique ...
    • Experimental Study of Deflagration to Detonation Transition in Hydrogen-Air Mixtures 

      Gaathaug, André Vagner (Doctoral dissertations at TUC;2015:1, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-29)
      Gas explosions in a square channel have been investigated with a main focus on the deflagration to detonation transition (DDT). The gas mixtures were hydrogen and air at different concentrations. This work have been motivated ...
    • Gas explosions in process pipes 

      Kristoffersen, Kjetil (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2004:79, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2004)
      In this thesis, gas explosions inside pipes are considered. Laboratory experiments and numerical simulations are the basis of the thesis. The target of the work was to study gas explosions in pipes and to develop numer- ...
    • Heterojunction engineering on TiO2 nanotubes electrodes and their applications 

      Du, Kang (Doctoral dissertations at the University of South-Eastern Norway;9, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Abstract With the dramatic progress in nanotechnology, TiO2 nanomaterials have shown blooming applications in the field of energy and environment since the discovery of water photolysis on a TiO2 electrode in 1972. In ...
    • High-stability piezoresistive pressure sensors 

      Sandvand, Åsmund (Doctoral dissertations at the University College of Southeast Norway;25, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Piezoresistive pressure sensors have been in use for decades and are among the most successful micromachined sensors. From their introduction in the 1960s, they have experienced a dramatic improvement on performance and ...