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Cromjongh, Casper (author), Rietveld, Jasper (author)
This BSc Thesis is about the construction and control elements of the airplane group of the Solar Drone project. The project aims to improve the flight time of aerial vehicles, using solar energy. This document is delves into the possibility of applying solar cells to small model aircrafts. It outlines the challenges and solutions involved in...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van der Kaaij, Maarten (author)
To cope with the current problems in the construction industry, project managers and scholars seek new methods to turn the tide. Many scholars blame traditional management approaches for cost overruns and delays occurring in current projects. To find solutions, project managers introduce tools from various sectors that have coped with similar...
master thesis 2019
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de Moor, Timothy (author)
Wavelets are a recent development in signal processing. These kind of functions
are both well-localized in time and in frequency, and so using these to transform the signal gives insight where certain frequencies are needed. The classical way of constructing wavelets, as described by Daubechies and Meyer [3,9] is only well-suited for the...
master thesis 2018
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te Velde, Tomas (author)
The Bouwagenda is a collaboration between the Dutch government, the construction industry and knowledge institutes to tackle the challenges that currently face society. The most important challenge is the challenge of climate change and the transition of the construction sector to a circular system. This transition needs to happen in a...
master thesis 2018
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Ekelund, S (author), van Duin, P (author), Jorissen, A (author), Ankersmit, B (author), Groves, R.M. (author)
Museum objects are often highly complex and composed of materials with varying properties, some of which may have changed as a result of ageing and/or conservation treatments. Research into defining sustainable environmental conditions by balancing energy cost and risk to these vulnerable objects has mainly focused on experiments in...
journal article 2018
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van Lieshout, P.S. (author), den Besten, J.H. (author), Kaminski, M.L. (author)
journal article 2018
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Pan, Dewei (author), Lin, Chengxin (author), Zhou, Zhaoxin (author), Sun, Yuqinag (author), Sun, Yuhao (author)
journal article 2018
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Wu, Yue (author), Liu, Xiuming (author), Li, Q. (author), Chen, Boxuan (author), Luo, Peng (author), Pronk, Arno (author), Mergny, Elke (author)
By using inflatable moulds and then spraying cellulose-water mixture, one ice dome and two ice towers were built in Harbin in December 2016. During the whole process, form-finding of the inflatable moulds as well as the construction of these ice composite shell structures are very important for the final results.
The mould for the ice dome...
conference paper 2017
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Robertson, Paul (author)
The last couple of years it is very hard for students to find a proper and affordable home in Amsterdam. As a reaction to this matter, the government has built several student complexes which consist of transformed shipping containers. It is a very effective and quick solution in order to cope with the rising number of students who are in need...
master thesis 2017
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Vladimir, Gumilar (author), Przemysław, Dana (author)
To reach ambitious goals of Europe 2020 Strategy, circular economy concepts need to be widely adopted. In terms of construction sector, which generates almost 10% of European GDP but on the other hand consumes enormous quantities of raw materials, other materials and energy, the idea of circular economy can be achieved by strategic,...
conference paper 2017
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conference paper 2017
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Proceedings of the 4th WTA International PhD Symposium, 13-16 September 2017, Delft, The Netherlands
book 2017
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Fausta, N. (author)
The rapid economic and population growth recently drives Maputo to become more metropolitan, with construction sector as one of the pillars to support its transformation. This progressive move is, however, hindered by one of the most crucial problems: water scarcity. Water is essentially required by construction sector, especially in concrete...
master thesis 2016
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Bergkamp, A. (author)
In Kerkrade, one of the municipalities of Parkstad Limburg, the population shrinkage is particularly manifest. In an attempt to balance the housing market, HEEMwonen, a local social housing association demolishes a part of her building stock. Among other places, this has already happened in Heilust, a residential area in Kerkrade-West. The...
master thesis 2016
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van Lieshout, P.S. (author), den Besten, J.H. (author), Kaminski, M.L. (author)
conference paper 2016
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Vredeveldt, Alex W. (author), Hoogland, M.G. (author)
report 2016
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Parkyn, N.D. (author)
report 2016
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Bauge, Kjartan (author), Voraa, Emilie (author)
master thesis 2016
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Puspita Sari, F. (author)
The growing awareness of delivering public services into more costumer-oriented minded triggers the public organisations to manage their assets professionally. Building assets are one of the resources owned by the public organisations that need to be maintained. Maintenance departments are part of the public body that have responsibilities to...
master thesis 2015
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Van Laar, D.D.D. (author)
Modular construction is the on-site assembly (installation and connection) of factory made units (Lawson et al., 2014). It allows fabrication of structural components to be moved from the building site to controlled environments. Ballast Nedam adopted modular construction as a key business strategy for the future (Ballast Nedam, 2014). Plug &...
master thesis 2015
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