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  • Design of a Process Control System for Combustion Regulation by Moisture Content Measurement in Biomass Feed 

    Abioye, Oluwatomi (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2023-05-15)
    Biomass has the capacity to generate a major part of the global renewable energy demands due to its large supply, versatility, and readily exploitable nature. Biomass can be produced from natural sources like wood waste, grasses, trees, and fast-growing energy crops. Biomass wood chips are produced from crushed trees and can be fed into combustion systems to supply heat energy to buildings. However, ...
  • Offshore Drone Logistics Optimization and Corporate Feasibility 

    Rasheed, Muhammad Talha (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-16)
    Drones can help offshore logistics to improve safety, increase production efficiency, and reduce CO2 emissions. Drones will also be used in the development of new energy solutions on offshore stations. The aim is to see new logistics and support infrastructure, which will complement what we now have on ships and helicopters. Johan Castberg FPSO requires offshore drone logistics operations and for ...
  • Hospital Capacity Management & Optimization in Covid-19 

    Mahmood, Faizan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-15)
    A hospital is an institute in the healthcare system that provides us with services like patient treatment focusing on specialized medical staff, including doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers, medical equipment, and procedures. The hospital is the first line of defence against any type of illness or a pandemic; it is the sector that has been the most devastated and is the most vulnerable. ...
  • Three-phase separator simulator 

    Myrstad, Mats (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-16)
    In this thesis, the goal is to compare the UIT model in the energy lab to the simulation program Aspen HYSYS. The model in the lab has consist of a three-phase separator tank with a weir, and two-component of water and cooking oil, It was made by two students at UIT in 2018. In this simulation, there will be three different variables to determine the accuracy of the simulation. The flow in and out, ...
  • Digital Twin framework for Extended Reality, by integrating Nachi and SCARA Robot in XR-lab 

    Vilhelmsson, Albin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-16)
    Digital Twin is a tool used for monitoring systems and controlling systems at a distance; the twining of systems has been around ever since NASA’s Apollo mission; creating a digital twin lets people monitor the system in real-time. A digital twin also allows for modeling, configuration, testing, optimization, and research under dynamic circumstances; it also provides for hazardous free training on ...
  • Integration of HoloLens in XR-LAB 

    Wang, Marius (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-16)
    Extended reality is experiencing rapid growth, in both hardware and software and the marked is expanding targeting consumers, businesses and industry. At UiT, Narvik there is established an extended reality laboratory that have a potential to have an impact on the future for education and industry. However, the virtual environment is challenging to operate and navigate with the current equipment. ...
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chains and E-commerce Logistics 

    Gu, Shiqi (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-16)
    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply, demand, and logistics have all been affected. Due to its unpredictable severity, the pandemic has highlighted the need to modify the existing supply chain model, the consumer structure model, and the digitization of markets. At the same time, the situation under COVID-19 offers increasing opportunities for e-commerce, including new business models and ...
  • Industry 5.0 Enabled Smart Logistics: Optimization of Distribution Network in Food Industry 

    Jafari, Niloofar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-15)
    The fourth industrial revolution, namely Industry 4.0, has substantially impacted the supply chain and logistics operations which led to the introduction of Logistics 4.0. The incorporation of novel technologies in this context developed smart logistics; however, scholars raised the concerns about socio-economic aspects of these improvements. Industry 5.0 as a value-driven paradigm, in this regard, ...
  • Develop an autonomous product-based reconfigurable manufacturing system 

    Olavsbråten, Morten Monland (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-15)
    With the ever-emerging market including mass customization and product variety, reconfigurable manufacturing systems (RMS) have been presented as the solution. A manufacturing system that combines the benefits of the two classic manufacturing systems to increase responsiveness and reduce production time and costs. To cope with the lack of physical systems, an RMS system have been built at UiT Narvik. ...
  • Feasibility Study of Carbon Capture and Storage Process to implement in Maritime Industry 

    Aryal Atreya, Ashish (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2022-05-15)
    The CO2 emission is considered as one of the main elements for causing the global climatic change. The maritime industry contributes about 2.5% of the worldwide CO2 gas emission annually. The International Maritime Industry (IMO) has set the target of has set the target of reducing the total annual emission from international shipping to 70% by 2050. So, the carbon capture, utilization, and storage ...
  • Last Mile Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines: A Cold Chain Logistical Challenge 

    Andoh, Eugenia Ama (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-18)
    The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and humanitarian crisis that has wreaked havoc on economies and industries around the world. This study aims to address the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines at the last mile by evaluating the vaccine supply chain and how it can be effectively utilized to address the last mile distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines through simulation. The first part includes ...
  • Fast changeovers using AIV and a tool platform 

    Omosanya, Hafeez Abolade Olav (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-18)
    Fast changeover is changing from one process or machine to another line, process, or machine to produce different products or services. Lean aims at reducing waste, improving productivity, and eliminating non-value-added activities to the customer. Whilst achieving sustained continual improvement in certain activities and process of an organization. This project focuses on implementing the methodologies ...
  • Building Information Modelling : Indoor Localization 

    Khadka, Jeewan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-19)
    This thesis presents an integrated system where BIM software is used together with IoT devices to visualize data generated in real-time. Two different IoT devices are modelled as case study that collect environmental and localization data. These devices were installed inside a Test room of an area approx. 22 m2 in UiT Narvik premises . The collected data were, filtered & transferred to database ...
  • Guidelines for increasing application of 3D Metal Printing- a case study at Equinor ASA 

    Naulakha, Niranjan Kumar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-19)
    The world is evolving towards automation at a rapid rate. With this, there are lot of gaps that need to be filled as we switch from conventional methodology of doing things to the adaptation of newer automated technology. One of those many news aspects is Additive Manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. 3D Printing has changed significantly over the years, from it being used for making prototypes ...
  • Feasibility Study of Hydrogen Production from Wind Energy in Narvik 

    Odongo, Christopher (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-18)
    The use of renewable energy sources is gaining momentum globally as possible replacements for fossil fuels which have proven to be serial contributors to global warming. Hydrogen is one such environmentally friendly fuel with zero carbon emission proven to be reliable for use in the transport sector. Since hydrogen is an energy carrier, its mode of production has for a long time relied on high carbon ...
  • Developing a Vans-and-Drones System for Last-Mile Delivery 

    Aasen, Kristina Charlotte Pedersen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-05-18)
    The e-commerce industry is experiencing rapid growth, and growing customer expectations and demand challenges the industry to find more cost-efficient ways of performing the last-mile deliveries. Drones have in recent years been a hot topic, and with high versatility and several application areas it may be the answer to the challenge. In this project a Vans-and-Drones System for Last-Mile Delivery ...
  • Transformation in manufacturer in the era of "Made in China 2025" 

    Li, Xuancheng (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-07)
    China’s state council has unveiled a ten-year national plan, Made in China 2025, designed to transform China from a manufacturing giant into a world manufacturing power. Of all the projects includes in the “Made in China 2025” plan, intelligent and automated manufacturing is crucial. It is based on concepts i.e., internet of things, cloud computing, and big data. These technologies will be involved ...
  • Development of Downhole Control Valve 

    Zakaria, Hassan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-31)
    Designing for downhole environment is a challenging process. High pressure and temperature are the main well conditions that effect the design decisions and the tool geometry. Also, the well fluids can obtain high concentration of corrosive content such H2S acid that plays major role in material selection. The intention of this study is to develop Downhole Control Valve that can be connected to ...
  • Onshore and Offshore Coordination of Logistics Services at Seaports 

    Adu-Gyamfi Appiah, Bright (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    As global trade increases, sizes of vessels and cargo throughputs have also experienced a sudden rise thereby putting excess pressure on ship berths and ports. This is shifting most ports to much smarter technological solutions with the aim of optimizing operations, increasing efficiency and reducing logistics cost without the need for huge infrastructural and equipment investments. Developing the ...
  • Total Productive Maintenance in an Industry 4.0 Framework 

    Noureddine, Rami (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    Maintenance is a key operation function that is required to improve business performance by avoiding equipment breakdown. In 1971, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), a lean manufacturing approach, has been developed and widely used as a maintenance strategy to gain a competitive advantage in industry. However, with the advent of new technology and the internet of things, manufacturing process are ...

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