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Rikken, Mieke (author)
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is a concept that integrates public transport and other access based mobility services into one easy to use platform. For users this means that they no longer have to do large investments while still having access to transport. They can perform door-to-door journeys in a way that suits their needs at a specific time....
master thesis 2019
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van der Linden, Leona (author)
Voice user interfaces (VUI) have arrived. Worldwide, this technology is in the lift and enabling the exchange of information through voice interactions. As a result of the growing popularity of this technology, companies fanatically started with the designing of their own skills and/or actions. But although, this over-enthusiasm, leaves the ‘why...
master thesis 2019
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Uwland, Jeroen (author)
Hallmark Cards has a long tradition as a global brand and has designed and sold a countless amount of greeting cards. However Hallmark is also under pressure, because the greeting card industry is declining and the younger target group is using more and more social media to send quick messages and to congratulate each other. Therefore, Hallmark...
master thesis 2019
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Dijsselbloem, Stijn (author), van Adrichem, Wouter (author), Baas, Daniël (author), Bartczak, Konrad (author), Zeeuw van der Laan, chris (author)
According to themselves, Argentinians are living with their backs towards the sea. In order to turn this around, a feasability study has been done to find out how a network of marinas along the coast of the province would look like, based on a MCDA including all urban areas along the coast and a fleet analysis. A final network has been proposed...
student report 2019
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Tietze, Tim (author)
This graduation report aimed towards the vision „ Transform the needs of the minority into the wishes of the majority“. Children with physical disabilities face the issue to be excluded from the toy world of the able-bodied children. Toys with small buttons, heavyweight or the need of two hands for operating are examples which let children with...
master thesis 2019
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Hartog, Mervin (author)
The design proposal is situated along the edge of the city of Strasbourg, the design deals with a existing flooding problem in the area that currently limits the development of the area. The building looks at providing a new scenic route that crosses through a multitude of different landscapes and elevations. The elevated walkway is meant to...
master thesis 2019
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Zijm, Peter (author)
Heatpipes are promising devices for geothermal energy extraction owing to their
effectiveness to transport heat. The goal of this research is to validate an analytical heatpipe model with experiments and to investigate the difficulties in designing and constructing geothermal heatpipes. There is a lack of literature and research concerning...
master thesis 2019
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Geerse, Carlijn (author), van Slobbe, Cher (author), van Triet, Edda (author), Simonse, W.L. (author)
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) services could provide a solution for monitoring the blood pressure of at-risk patients while also decreasing expensive doctor visits. However, a major barrier to their implementation is the lack of integration into organizations.

Objective: Our aim was to design a Care Pathway for monitoring the...
journal article 2019
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Hariharasubramanian, Ramachandran (author)
Micro Turbine Technology BV (MTT) is a company that develops Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP) systems using turbocharger technology. They are developing a 3 kW recuperated microturbine for a micro-CHP application and are constantly looking at options to improve the performance of the microCHP system. A suitable modification in the...
master thesis 2018
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Akershoek, Rob (author)
The aim of this thesis is to analyze if a fully electric super yacht is feasible, desirable and viable. This is done using a “research by design” approach using the current (and future) drivers, enablers and barriers to design a concept.

First, a vision is developed using the ViP (Vision in Product design) method, in order to create a...
master thesis 2018
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Groenewoud, Stella (author)
The common description of the configuration of stuff in a room, one of order (tidy) and chaos (messy), fails to explain the phenomenon that artifacts create structures around people and activities in a space, with both functional and cognitive properties. This form of organization, that is recognizable on various scale levels, emerges...
master thesis 2018
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Lam, Kenny (author)
The company Intespring is currently developing a load-carrying exoskeleton for military personnel in order to reduce the impact of the ever increasing backpack load on their body: the Exobuddy. The current mechanical design gives rise to problems, i.e. the exoskeleton occupies a large space and applies torques on the legs of the user during...
master thesis 2018
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van Hijfte, Jasper (author)
This is a thesis report in Integrated Product Design, along with STG Aerospace in Cwmbran, Wales. It is a design project centered around the entry lighting of an aircraft galley. The analysis provided possibilities to reduce stress using light. These are showing information from trusted and authoritative sources, enlarging...
master thesis 2018
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de Beer, Michael (author)
To listen and to make a noise, as sonic acts, formed the premise of the project. Continuing a lineage of inquiry of human conduct that is underpinned by the notion that humans engage in purposeful behaviour; the sonic act in the field of architecture questions how people behave sonically in their environments. The importance of this spatial...
master thesis 2018
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Mao, Junhua (author)
This project was initiated with the support of the Design for Animal Lab in TU Delft. By concerning the well-being of both animals and human being, this project focused on the inputs from the human side to contribute to an excellent dog-human relationship.
The goal of this project was to facilitate adopters in adopting a shelter dog, to...
master thesis 2018
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den Hollander, M.C. (author)
This thesis argues that in order to increase the likelihood that product lifetime extension in a circular economy will be successful from both an environmental and an economic perspective, industrial designers need to be able to control not only the spatial dimension (materialization and geometry) of products, but also their temporal dimension....
doctoral thesis 2018
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Wohl, Sharon (author)
This dissertation builds upon research that considers how cities operate as Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS). It focuses on how certain characteristics of urban form can support an urban environment's capacity to self-organize, enabling emergent features to appear that, while unplanned, remain highly functional. The main thrust of the work is to...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Simons, Ascha (author), Wauben, Chris (author), Pije, Lars (author), van Leeuwen, Niels (author)
Two polluted Ghanaian lagoons are investigated and possible engineering solutions are suggested and researched.
The first lagoon is the Sakumo lagoon, located between Accra and Tema. This lagoon is connected to the sea through a small culvert, which enables a limited amount of water exchange. Since a few years, fishermen have been unable to...
student report 2018
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de Lange, Adinda (author)
As of October 2017 the Civic Integration Act (WI 2013) (Rijksoverheid, 2017) states that all non-EU newcomers that want to integrate in The Netherlands have to participate in the Participation statement procedure (PSP). As part of this procedure newcomers have to sign that they understand and respect the Dutch core values: freedom, equality and...
master thesis 2018
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Murris, Gracia (author)
One of the most enriching relationships of human beings is the relationship between owner and companion-animal, including more specifically the relationship between owner and cat. Cats are the third-most important source for social support and security for human-beings. Cats are relatively easy to take care of and make people feel needed. Owners...
master thesis 2018
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