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Liu, Faqi (author), Yang, Hua (author), Yan, R. (author), Wang, Wei (author)
The behaviour of square steel tube confined reinforced concrete columns after fire exposure was studied experimentally and numerically in this paper. Eighteen stub columns were first heated following the ISO 834 standard fire including both heating and cooling phases, and were subsequently loaded to failure after cooling to ambient temperature....
journal article 2019
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Wang, Xiaozhe (author)
The ship propulsion system model is simulated by MATLAB/Simulink initially and is required to reproduce the simulation results in python. This master graduation project deals with the reproducibility of ship propulsion system model by different computer simulation tools. The MATLAB/Simulink model will be provided by Maritime Technology (MT)...
master thesis 2019
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Pierson, E. (author), Ling, C. (author), Alshaqah, A. (author), James, J. (author), Wang, S. (author)
Essential components of a new scenario-based air traffic control (ATC) training platform whose effectiveness is being analyzed are outlined with respect to its use in the decision-making skills of trainees when confronted with emergency situations. The custom designed platform allows the trainee to interact with the program such that the 10...
conference paper 2019
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Wang, Y. (author)
Molecular self-assembly has been realized as a powerful approach to control the organization of materials from molecular to macroscopic length scale. While for a long time molecular self-assembly has focused on the investigation of systems involving a single component and under thermodynamic equilibrium. In recent years the interests are...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Vuillot, C. (author), Asasi, Hamed (author), Wang, Y. (author), Pryadko, Leonid P. (author), Terhal, B.M. (author)
We examine the performance of the single-mode Gottesman-Kitaev-Preskill (GKP) code and its concatenation with the toric code for a noise model of Gaussian shifts, or displacement errors. We show how one can optimize the tracking of errors in repeated noisy error correction for the GKP code. We do this by examining the
maximum-likelihood...
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Wang, Haoyu (author)
Transition zones in railway tracks are locations with considerable changes in the vertical stiffness of the track support, which can be found near bridges, culverts and tunnels. In such locations, the stiffness variation and the differential settlement of tracks (uneven settlement of the track on the embankment and of the engineering structure)...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Zhang, H. (author), Liu, Y. (author), Wang, Lingen (author), Sun, Fenglian (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
The nanoindentation test was conducted in this paper to investigate the indentation hardness, plasticity and initial creep properties of pressure sintered nanosilver joint at various test temperatures. The effects of strain rate on the indentation hardness were first investigated. Then yield stress of nanosilver sintered joint was studied in...
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Wang, M. (author)
Improving efficiencies of thermal energy conversion systems is an important way to slow down global warming and mitigate climate change. Vapor absorption heat pump and refrigeration cycles are highly efficient ways of heating and cooling. These thermally activated systems also provide opportunities for the integration with a wide spectrum of low...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Wang, Yundan (author)
Nitrogen (N) removal is one of the key tasks for every wastewater treatment plant under the growing pressure of environmental protection. Prevailing applied N treatment technologies are mostly energy-intensive. This dilemma triggers a rethinking of the way to approach N management. “N2kWh-From pollutant to power” is a project that aims at...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Mengran (author)
Office vacancy is an ever dominant problem in the Netherlands and abroad. While there are still a lot of issues unresolved, we might be overwhelmed with ideas, concepts and suggestions on how to tackle this vacancy. This graduation project tried to give a different perspective on this vacancy by introducing the concept of OPEN BUILDING and link...
master thesis 2019
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Maan, D.C. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
We use the results of a one-dimensional morphodynamic model and the basis of the “Lagrangian equilibrium state” (Maan et al., 2015, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JF003311) to derive a quantitative relationship between the progradation speed of tidal flats and the suspended sediment concentration in their adjacent waters and show that the speed...
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Wang, P. (author), Goverde, R.M.P. (author)
This paper proposes a novel approach for energy-efficient timetabling by adjusting the running time allocation of given timetables using train trajectory optimization. The approach first converts the arrival and departure times to time window constraints in order to relax the given timetable. Then a train trajectory optimization method is...
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Wang, Johnny (author)
The gap between predicted brain age and chronological age could serve as biomarker for early-stage neurodegeneration and as potentially as a risk indicator for dementia. We assess the utility of this age gap as a risk biomarker for incident dementia in a general elderly population. The brain age is estimated from longitudinal brain magnetic...
master thesis 2019
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Liu, Mengyao (author), Lin, Jintai (author), Folkert Boersma, K. (author), Pinardi, Gaia (author), Wang, Yang (author), Chimot, J.J. (author), Wagner, Thomas (author), Xie, Pinhua (author), Eskes, Henk (author), More Authors (author)
pollution and impact evaluation. For regions with high aerosol loadings, the retrieval accuracy is greatly affected by whether aerosol optical effects are treated implicitly (as additional effective clouds)...
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Wang, X. (author), Sun, S. (author), van Kampen, E. (author), Chu, Q. P. (author)
This paper proposes an Incremental Sliding Mode Control driven by Sliding Mode Disturbance Observers (INDI-SMC/SMDO), with application to a quadrotor fault tolerant control problem. By designing the SMC/SMDO based on the control structure of the sensor-based Incremental Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion (INDI), instead of the model-based Nonlinear...
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Gao, Weilun (author), Shao, Dongdong (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Nardin, William (author), Rajput, Prateek (author), Yang, W. (author), Sun, Tao (author), Cui, Baoshan (author)
Rivers, regardless of their scales and geographic locations, are characterized with natural and human-induced variability in their discharges. While previous studies have established the effects of both interannual and intra-annual variabilities of unsteady river discharge on delta morphological evolution, the long-term cumulative effects of...
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Wang, Ning (author), Wang, Ying (author), Lyu, Maolong (author)
A novel adaptive fuzzy dynamic surface control (DSC) scheme is for the first time constructed for a larger class of (multi-input multi-output) MIMO non-affine pure-feedback systems in the presence of input saturation nonlinearity. First of all, the restrictive differentiability assumption on non-affine functions has been canceled after using...
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Duives, D.C. (author), Wang, Guangxing (author), Kim, Jiwon (author)
Currently, effective crowd management based on the information provided by crowd monitoring systems is difficult as this information comes in at the moment adverse crowd movements are already occurring. Up to this moment, very little forecasting techniques have been developed that predict crowd flows a longer time period ahead. Moreover, most...
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Shen, Yanfeng (author), Wang, Huai (author), Al Durra, Ahmed (author), Qin, Z. (author), Blaabjerg, Frede (author)
This paper proposes a new series resonant DC-DC converter with four configurable operation states depending on the input voltage and output voltage levels. It suits well for the DC-DC stage of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems with a wide-input voltage range and different grid voltage levels, i.e., 110/120 V and 220/230/240 V. The...
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Soler Jofra, A. (author), Wang, R. (author), Kleerebezem, R. (author), van Loosdrecht, Mark C.M. (author), Perez Canestro, Julio (author)
/L). Granules were initially stratified with AOB in the external shell and NOB in the inner core at 20 °C. Once temperature was decreased progressively from 20...
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