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Van der Lei, T.E. (author), Ligtvoet, A. (author)
For public and semi public organizations the use of risk assessment matrices is becoming a standard approach for asset management decisions. The risk matrix allows companies to assess the chance and effects of different risks with respect to proposed investment decisions. When the values in the risk matrix reflect the company values, the risk...
conference paper 2012
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Pruyt, E. (author)
Enormous future investments are needed to replace old energy systems/technologies, and prepare them for future needs. Moreover, smarter technologies/systems are needed. And in this ever more complex, interconnected, and uncertain world, smarter policymaking in the energy field is certainly needed too. After all, current energy policymaking still...
conference paper 2011
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Demirel, H.C. (author), De Ridder, H.A.J. (author)
Technological advances, financial possibilities and changes of demands have increasingly affected the pavement maintenance environment for outsourcing in recent years. This induces complexity in the contracting methods of pavement maintenance activities. Despite the fact that current contracting practices on pavement maintenance activities are...
conference paper 2013
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Volker, L. (author), Scharpff, J. (author), De Weerdt, M.M. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Transportation networks are important public infrastructures because they enable economic and social activity. Trends in contracting the maintenance of such assets have caused a shift in governance from a public body to market-like arrangements and changed the roles and responsibilities among asset owner, asset manager and service providers....
conference paper 2012
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Van Overmeeren, A. (author)
Dutch housing associations are important actors in the field of urban planning. They are independent social enterprises, which take their own decisions on this stock. Many housing associations work with asset management plans to secure that their portfolio meets company goals and market demand. However, in practice decisions of housing...
conference paper 2011
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Smid, J.W. (author), Nieboer, N. (author)
conference paper 2005
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van Bortel, G.A. (author), Mullins, D.W. (author), Deuten, J. (author), Petia, S. (author), van Overmeeren, A.J. (author), Gilmour, T. (author), Dankert, R. (author)
conference paper 2009
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Mehairjan, R.P.Y. (author), Zhuang, Q. (author), Djairam, D. (author), Smit, J.J. (author)
The electrical power sector is stimulated to evolve under the pressures of the energy transition, the deregulation of electricity markets and the introduction of intelligent grids. In general, engineers believe that technologies such as monitoring, control and diagnostic devices, can realize this evolvement smoothly. Unfortunately, the...
conference paper 2014
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Verlaan, J.G. (author), De Ridder, H.A.J. (author)
For two years now, Rijkswaterstaat, an agency of the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, is required to have a financial administration, which is based on accrual accounting principles. This involves the use of a balance sheet and the equivalent of a profit and loss statement. These documents will the basis for...
conference paper 2010
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Schoenmaker, R. (author), Verlaan, J.G. (author)
Asset managers of civil infrastructure are increasingly outsourcing their maintenance. Whereas maintenance is a cyclic process, decisions to outsource decisions are often project-based, and confusing the discussion on the degree of outsourcing. This paper presents a six-stage model that facilitates the top-down discussion for analysing the...
conference paper 2013
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Nieboer, N.E.T. (author)
Recent findings from a monitor containing around 1.5 million homes in the Dutch non-profit rented sector show that the energy improvement pace in the sector in the last years is too slow to meet the nationally agreed level in 2020. The findings also show that the improvement of the energy performance of the respective homes is mostly carried out...
conference paper 2016
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Khuntia, S.R. (author), Rueda Torres, J.L. (author), Bouwman, S. (author), van der Meijden, M.A.M.M. (author)
This paper presents a literature study on asset management in electrical power transmission and distribution system. Due to restructure and deregulation of electric power industry in recent times, the focus has been on transmission and<br/>distribution assets that include transmission lines, transformers, power plants, substations and support...
conference paper 2015
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van der Ham, M.F.S. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author), Verbree, E. (author), Voûte, R.L. (author)
At the most fundamental level, smart buildings deliver useful building services that make occupants productive. Smart asset management in hostipals starts with knowing the whereabouts of medical equipment. This paper investigates the subject of indoor localization of medical equipment in hospitals by defining functional spaces. In order to...
conference paper 2016
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Mehairjan, R.P.Y. (author)
Presently, maintenance management of assets in infrastructure utilities such as electricity, gas and water are widely undergoing changes towards new working environments. These are mainly driven against the background of stringent regulatory regimes, an ageing asset base, increased customer demands and constrained financial resources. Therefore,...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Trifunovi?, N. (author)
The study presented in this manuscript investigates the patterns that describe reliability of water distribution networks focusing to the node connectivity, energy balance, and economics of construction, operation and maintenance. A number of measures to evaluate the network resilience has been developed and assessed to arrive at more accurate...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Dirksen, J. (author)
The study into the influence of (differential) settlement on the functioning of sewer systems was initiated to search for additional criteria to make sewer pipe replacement decisions more sensible. For this Amsterdam was used as a case study. Like many megacities (e.g. Jakarta, Bangkok, Tokyo, Shanghai), Amsterdam is situated in a delta area. As...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Chmura, L.A. (author)
Nowadays, utilities are confronted with assets reaching or even exceeding their designed life. This in turn, implies the occurrence of upcoming replacements to assure reliable network operation. In this thesis, the application of statistical tools for life-time and residual life assessment of high-voltage assets installed in a power network is...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Zhuang, Q. (author)
Should risks always be quantified before being managed? The answer is “yes” in the opinion of most asset managers in today’s electricity transmission and distribution companies, but “no” in modern theories of risk management. When the risks refer to reliability hazards of high-voltage assets, the answer to the above question is “yes, it should...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Nieboer, N. (author)
journal article 2005
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Bhamidipati, S.K. (author), Van der Lei, T.T.E. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Physical infrastructures facilitate much of societal and economic wellbeing of countries, regions and urban areas. In our increasingly urbanizing world, infrastructures in urban areas are densely located and interconnected. The effects of this interconnectedness are being studied increasingly, particularly in light of climate change effects. In...
journal article 2016
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