• Aerodynamic Modeling and Estimation of a Fixed-wing UAV 

      Andersen, Tom Stian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-06-20)
    • A Business Model for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers (SMEs) in Sparsely Populated Areas in Northern Norway 

      Liu, Jiawen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      As Northern Norway is considered as a low population density area with small and dispersed settlement structures, dispersed economic foundation with simplification, and focus on primary production. Manufacturing firms in Northern Norway are predominantly Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SMEs). With the development of globalization and the industry 4.0 trends, manufacturing industry focus more on ...
    • Design of a pipeline flexibility bench 

      Ghani, Rizwan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-08-15)
      In this thesis “Design of pipeline flexibility bench” an exertion has been made to make a conclusive study of fluid flow through pipe. Analysis has been carried out using analytical and numerical approach, where advance computer aided engineering tools such as CFD & FEM approach is used to study the flow behavior in different pipe configurations. Results show a significant change in wall shear stress ...
    • Design of experimental loop to demonstrate pigging activity 

      Makarova, Marina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      Our world is continuously developing by new generation of engineers, artists, politicians, travelers and this list can be continued. They will research, improve and design new reality for the future. One of our missions is to help them by bringing better understanding of existing technologies. This is the goal of my thesis: to create an experimental loop to demonstrate pigging activity in the ...
    • Development of small-scale intelligent manufacturing system (SIMS). A case study at Stella Polaris AS 

      Huang, Taoying (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      Manufacturers in the resourceful Northern Peripheral and Arctic (NPA) region are mostly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Facing challenges primarily caused by the size and location of enterprises, these SMEs are constantly driven to take new measures to survive from the fierce competition against its domestic and international competitors, under the industrial environments of globalization ...
    • Field data processing techniques 

      Balachin, Ivan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      The problem of global warming raised up interest to renewable energy. To reduce cost of wind energy is challenge. Before building of wind park such conditions like: average wind speed, direction, time for each wind, probability of icing. Also have to be considered amplitude of wind changes and their amount. This thesis presents Nygårdsfjellet wind turbine park data analysing for determining power ...
    • Heavy multi-pass TIG welding 

      Maske, Tomas (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-23)
      This study aims to find the maximum, usable, feed limit at different arc-energies and use the findings in multi-pass welding planning for robotic welding, taking into consideration the high controllability of robot movements. A combined studies using numerical analyses and practical experiments to calculate the feed limits for different arc energies. Each weld where analysed both mathematical, ...
    • An improved approach for sustainable outsourcing strategy 

      Zheng, Yan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      In the modern business world, the trend that calls for a harmonious coexistence between economic development and the natural environment is growing ever stronger. Under such global context, the sustainability of a company has become more and more emphasized. As a crucial part of the supply chain management, the outsourcing process should as well be able to deal with such concerns under the guidance ...
    • Improving the performance of service network through location-based optimization and analysis. A case study on postal service in a city in Northern Norway 

      Yang, Shuo (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-08-15)
      Everyone needs to be served, and a service network provides a set of services and/or help to please the people involved. No matter who is the service provider, government or retailer, there always been a clash between them and customers. Service providers are trying their best to serve customers as many as possible with a limitation of cost, while the satisfaction of customer might be neglected at ...
    • Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing Machine 

      Plotnikov, Dmitri (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-08-21)
      This master thesis contains an overview of the additive manufacturing technology and building process of the large-scale Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) additive manufacturing machine from the old Wafer Handling Diffusion machine. The thesis study is mainly focused on practical work and describes the techniques used during the project execution. The built machine can print large 3D prototypes from ...
    • Modeling and simulation of space debris distribution 

      Bredeli, Thomas Iversen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-07-01)
    • Principle of functioning of smart solution to clean high power lines in cold climate. 

      Caicedo Espinoza, Edison Hover (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
      Dependency of human activities on electricity supply goes from emergency services to comfort aspects. Reliability of electricity distribution systems is a complex problem to tackle, especially when the systems are located at cold climate regions, dealing with ice accretion on the elements of the electrical systems and its consequences become a priority to be included in maintenance maneuvers in order ...
    • Research on optimization of freeform surface operation 

      Liu, Dingjun (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      Nowadays, many manufacturing companies need to face competition both in domestic and international level. Due to this circumstance, manufacturers recognize that one useful method to enhance their competence is reducing the lead-time of manufacturing. There are many researchers focused on minimize the time of actual cutting, tool path optimization and energy consumption optimization etc. However, few ...
    • Transformation towards small-scale intelligent manufacturing system (SIMS). A case study of the workshop at UiT Narvik 

      Chai, Zhiwei (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      With the development of increasing globalization of markets, the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are necessary to improve their innovation ability, and enhance their competitiveness in the global market. This project analyzes the global and region current situation of SMEs, and then provide the conclusion of advantages and challenges of SMEs, especially the sort of small manufacturing ...
    • Wind resource assessment in cold climate regions 

      Jin, Jiayi (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      Cold regions have good potential for wind energy development, but icing on wind turbines is recognize as a hindrance limiting the wind energy production in ice prone cold regions. This master thesis work is linked with Wind-CoE project of Arctic Technology Research Team and is aimed on better understanding of wind resource assessment in cold regions. Three years (2013-15) field SCADA data from ...
    • Wireless industrial indoor localization and its application 

      Hu, Junsheng (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
      A complete, structural and comprehensive description of indoor localization technology is pre-sented in this paper. It concluded the basic techniques for distance measurement in indoor locali-zation, the basic localize principles, the topologies and algorithms which are often used in indoor localization area. Then how to perform indoor localization with sensors which are available in modern smartphones ...