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Life cycle assessment: An investigation of the environmental impact of two brake adjusters
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Haldex Brake products AB is a Swedish industrial company that develops and manufactures brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses. One of their most important products is a brake adjuster that can be found in a drum brake. Haldex works with environmental goals and have identified annual material and energy flows. There haven’t been any analyses that investigate the environmental impact from each product. The purpose of this thesis is to decide the environmental impact of two different brake adjuster sold in high volume. The parts and process with the biggest environmental impact are going to be located. The project will show if it’s possible to decrease the environmental emissions by doing small adjustments.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 53 p.
Keyword [en]
Technology
Keyword [sv]
Teknik, LCA, Life cycle assessment
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-49684Local ID: 700c9e5a-af64-4002-8739-3ec7a6b3d2d0OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-49684DiVA: diva2:1023031
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Industrial Design Engineering, master's level
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Validerat; 20120529 (anonymous)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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