FCP Award 2006

FCP Award – Prize Winners of 2006

Dr. Stefan Achleitner

Modular conceptual modelling in urban drainage. Development and application of CITY DRAIN.
Doctoral thesis at the Technical University in Innsbruck

Focus on the state of waters with special attention to the improvement of the receiving water's quality as well as the holistic inspection of riversheds. The aim was to bundle up the different guidelines in the field of the WRRL (Water Framework Directive). The essential part of the thesis was the development of the software CITY DRAIN.

Dr. Thomas Reim

Air-conditioning analysis concerning the situation during summer periods in housing.
Doctoral thesis at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna

The thesis describes the overheating problem in housing and draws up strategies against the development of active cooling (energy-intensive). Main focus on thermal optimisation of window constructions.

Stefan Fuchs

Large-scale test on step wall noise barrier – documentation of the construction progress.
Diploma thesis at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna

Description of the construction progress of step wall noise barrier sections and the thereby used load-bearing structures. Development of a cost comparison of several systems.