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  1. 1. Visionen om outtömlig energi : Bridreaktorn i svensk kärnkraftshistoria 1945–80

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH

    Författare :Maja Fjæstad; KTH.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; nuclear power; nuclear energy; nuclear power history; nuclear weapons; breeder reactor; fast reactor; AB Atomenergi; history; history of science; history of technology; environmental history; Sweden; 20th century; vision; technological vision; interpretative flexibility; kärnkraft; kärnkraftshistoria; kärnvapen; bridreaktorer; snabba reaktorer; AB Atomenergi; historia; vetenskapshistoria; teknikhistoria; miljöhistoria; Sverige; svensk historia; 1900-tal; vision; tekniska visioner; utopi; tolkningsflexibilitet; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science and ideas; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The fast breeder is a type of nuclear reactor that aroused much attention in the 1950s and 60s. Its ability to produce more nuclear fuel than it consumes offered promises of cheap and reliable energy, and thereby connected it to utopian ideas about an eternal supply of energy. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Bränsle för den moderna nationen Etanol och gengas i Sverige under mellankrigstiden och andra världskriget

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Helena Ekerholm; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; alternative fuels; ethanol; wood gas; energy policy; controversy; history of biofuels; alternative technology; social constructions of technology; socio-technical systems; political debate; socio-technical debate; history of technology; automotive history.; drivmedel; etanol; generatorgas; gengas; drivmedelsalternativ; biodrivmedel; förväntningar; kontrovers; sociotekniska system; sociala konstruktioner av teknik; alternativ teknik; politik; teknikdebatt; energipolitik; mellankrigstiden; andra världskriget; autarki; socioteknisk debatt; automobilhistoria; motorhistoria; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigate Swedish policy-making concerning promotion of wood gas and ethanol distilled from fermented sulphite lye as domestic fuel alternatives in the Interwar years and World War II. With a departure point in the theories of social constructions of technology (SCOT), the sociology of expectations and Thomas P. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Byggnaden som kunskapskälla The building as a source of knowledge

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Gunnar Almevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architectural conservation; historic buildings; building survey; survey methods; historical sources; building documentation; mapping; architectural drawing; architectural analysis; forensic conservation; reconstruction; historical work process; traditional building craft;

    Sammanfattning : Buildings are indeed mute, yet many historians and architects claim that they can nevertheless speak. The challenge is to understand their language. This thesis examines the building as a source of knowledge. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Tools of Hegemony : Military Technology and Swedish-American Security Relations, 1945-1962

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH

    Författare :Mikael Nilsson; KTH.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; Säkerhetspolitik Sverige; Diplomatisk historia; Militärhistoria; Modern historia Sverige; Utrikespolitik USA; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyze the process whereby Sweden gained access to American guided missiles during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also tracks the Swedish efforts to develop guided missiles domestically. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Taming exotic beauties Swedish hydropower constructions in Tanzania in the era of development assistance, 1960s-1990s

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of History of Science and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :May-Britt Öhman; KTH.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology and industry; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknik- och industrihistoria; History of science and technology; Hydropower; Electrification; Postcolonial Theory; Feminist Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Colonialism; Development assistance; Africa; Tanzania; Southern Highlands; Great Ruaha River; Vetenskapshistoria; Teknikhistori; Vattenkraftsutbyggnad – Tanzania; Kolonialism – Tanzania; Utvecklingsbistånd – Tanzania; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This study analyses the history of a large hydroelectric scheme – the Great Ruaha power project in Tanzania. The objective is to establish why and how this specific scheme came about, and as part of this to identify the key actors involved in the decision-making process, including the ideological contexts within which they acted. LÄS MER