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Ansorena Ruiz, Ruben (author)
Lighthouses are structures subjected to extreme weather conditions which have to resist strong surge. Therefore to ensure their survival over time, it is necessary to determine the loads that these structures will face during its lifetime. However, load prediction on lighthouses is troublesome due to the multiple factors that affect the loading....
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Tollenaar, Veronica (author)
Measurements of a tachymetric network in the geothermal area of Bjarnarflag in North-East Iceland are performed during four consecutive years (2015-2018). For the yearly adjustment of the measurements an alternative iteration scheme to Baarda’s ’B-method of testing’ is proposed, because the level of significance of the F-test performed in the...
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van Batenburg, Kimberley (author), van Heijningen, Boudewijn (author), Hoogendoorn, Hugo (author), Klarenbeek, Lara (author), Ridderinkhof, Geert (author)
Growth of world population, sea level rise, land subsidence and climate change gives new challenges for the present and the future. A new innovative approach of engineers is needed to reach socio-economic development with care for the environment. In the Netherlands, an EcoShape consortium is initiated where multiple experts came together from...
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Singhvi, Ankita (author), Baart, Tessa (author), Aarts, Eva (author), Visscher, Marin (author), Reijtenbagh, Quirien (author)
We were commissioned to support the beach pavilions at Scheveningen in aligning themselves with the climate goals of the Haags Klimaatpact. We decided to focus on collaborative measures that they could take to make better use of energy, materials and water. We used the perspective we have developed in the last year from Industrial Ecology to...
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Prida Guillén, Álvaro (author)
In the recent years, several cases of flash floods have been reported in the Municipality of Tirana, causing important material damage in the region. One of the most devastating events occurred in December 2017, which flooded the City Park area (West of the Municipality of Tirana). This area is strategical because it...
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van Klaveren, Wouter (author), Houtzager, Daan (author), Nguyen, Toan (author), Ozcan, Aylin (author), Liu, Danyan (author), Das Sharma, Asmeeta (author), Prida Guillén, Álvaro (author), Blom, Michelle (author), Leung, Ranee (author)
Rapid urbanisation and globalisation are bringing increasingly complex issues to the forefront. Improper planning of human activities and over exploitation of the surrounding natural resources has successfully damaged the biodiversity and the natural processes. Today humanity is at a stage where these ecosystem services are essential for our...
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Garcia Solano, Magnolia (author)
In this work, the effects of the addition of a cationic polymer ADIFLOC KD 451 (ADIPAP, France) in the performance of a decentralized Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) pilot plant treating 1.5 m3 blackwater per day was studied. To this end, on-line sludge filterability characterizations were performed following the Delft Filtration...
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van der Esch, Anton (author), Kienhuis, Ramon (author), Ligthart, Chiara (author), Termote, Judith (author), Wang, Zili (author), van der Vaart, Robin (author)
Nowadays the city of São Paulo has to deal with a lot of traffic jams. Extending the road network is no option and the public transport network cannot keep up with the capacity either. A solution must be found in another type of transport: cycling. The current bicycle infrastructure is not sufficient in terms of connectivity. In this research, a...
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Bemelmans, Mark (author)
By combining the RACMO2.3 RCM output with GRACE non-tidal ocean and atmospheric pressure anomaly as well as geo-center motion corrections from 2003 to 2017, a physics-based model to estimate the vertical displacement of the Greenland surface bedrock is created. This model is able to convert the mass and pressure anomalies into vertical...
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Bresser, Djonno (author)
In the past decades, great progress has been made in analyzing lateral torsional buckling of slender beams. The phenomena has been accurately described by differential equations, closed form solutions are available for specific cases and the solution for any load and any boundary condition can be obtained by finite element analysis. Timber and...
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Bartelings, Tijn (author), Boers, Luke (author), Penning, Maxime (author), Stam, Hugo (author)
Surname is known for its rich colonial history and its export of coffee, cocoa and sugar, produced on plantations. Workforce was pulled away from agriculture industry when bauxite became an important export product which mines got exhausted recently. Nowadays, mining of minerals such as oil and gold is important for the economy of Suriname. The...
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Machielsen, Martijn (author)
Permitted conflicts at (vehicle-actuated) signalised intersections are widely researched, though with the main focus on the traffic safety implications, because with permitted conflicts, two or more conflicting streams at a signalised intersection receive green at the same time, and thus meet at the conflict zone, as opposed to protected...
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Koenders, David (author), van den Munckhof, Gijs (author), van Egmond, Jessie Lynn (author), Brummelkamp, Judith (author), van Dongen, Kirsten (author), Schurer, Sten (author)
This report contains the findings of a multidisciplinary project in Mozambique which ran from mid-November 2018 to mid-January 2019. This study is part of the IWACA-TECH project, which is an abbreviation for “Improved Water efficiency Control based on remote sensing TECHnologies. The goal is to increase water efficiency and crop yield without...
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Leune, Benjamin (author)
The atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration has risen from 278 parts per million (ppm) in 1750 to 390.5 ppm in 2011. This increase is caused by anthropogenic emission, predominantly fossil fuel combustion. There is sufficient capacity in the oceans to take up to 70 to 80% of this amount, however, due to the large time scale of this...
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Versteeg, Pim (author), Tjia, Jacintha (author), Demetriades, Valerie (author), Caspers, Jochem (author)
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Floriana Ayumurti Kukuh, Ayu (author)
The quality of treated drinking water in the distribution network might deteriorate even though the quality of water leaving the treatment plant has been set to be at the highest level. Regrowth of microorganisms or known as microbiological instability is found to be one of the responsible causes for the change of the water quality. This...
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Veenman, Tjerk (author)
Additional master thesis
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den Dekker, Pieter (author)
Additional master thesis
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de Jong, Sander (author), Knoester, Ferdi (author), Alferink, Christian (author), Quast, Arnout (author), Smits, Misiu (author)
The beach adjacent to the Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue and Education Centre is one of the many beaches worldwide suffering from coastline recession. This loss of coast has a negative impact on the environment, local society and ecology. In general, shoreline retreat is caused by sea level rise (SLR) and erosion. The main objective of this research...
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Pleij, markus (author)
The drinking water company PDAM Tirtawening has two pipelines that supply raw water to the treatment plant. The pipelines stretch out for 31 kilometers from Chikalong(small nearby town) to the treatment plant in Badaksinga in Bandung. For one of those pipelines the current flow to the treatment plant is well below the design flow. The original...
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