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Koster, Martin (author), Arkesteijn, Youri (author), Meuleman, Mathias (author)
bachelor thesis 2017
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Ernst, R.R.L. (author)
The need to increase specific impulse of rocket launcher engines has lead design engineers to start development of ever more complex engine cycles starting from simple gas pressure fed engines to the very complex staged combustion cycle engines. Currently a wide range of different cycles does exist. These cycles not only differ in terms of...
master thesis 2014
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Cheng, Shen Kao (author)
Mobile ticketing solutions are proposed as an alternative to the OV-chipkaart in a vision created by the Nationaal Openbaar Vervoer Beraad (NOVB), a council consisting of public transport companies, local governments and consumer organisations. By taking a user-centred approach, a design vision was developed for mobile ticketing in Dutch public...
master thesis 2017
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Visser, T. (author)
The European Commission has developed the “Europe 2020” strategy, and one of its flagship programs is resource efficiency. One of the implications of this strategy is that directives will have to be updated. One of these directives is the ecodesign directive. Since the directive currently only focuses on energy-efficiency a study is underway to...
master thesis 2014
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Noijons, A.C. (author)
This master thesis started with a personal curiosity for bio-based plastics for assumed environmental and emotional reasons and started with the question: ‘Why is not more of this material used in everyday objects?’ Environmental awareness and global warming has led to a grown interest for sustainable product development. The selection of bio...
master thesis 2009
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Bottema, Erik (author)
<b>Circular Economy<br/></b>Exponential growth in human activity has caused exponential changes in Earth system variables, like greenhouse gas emissions and global temperature. Human influence on the planet has reached far beyond safe parameters and could lead to disastrous consequences for large parts of the world. This is attributed to the...
master thesis 2018
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Caenen, Roger (author)
This thesis shows the mass reduction of a mechanical bracket, without compromising on thermal, EMC and structural aspects. The focus was on analysing thermal aspects related to bracket design. Models were made to show the deflection and solder layer stresses due to CTE mismatches between the bracket and PCB. A thermal heat transfer model was...
master thesis 2018
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Van Boheemen, R. (author)
This project is conducted on behalf of American Today, a Dutch fashion retail company with 59 stores in The Netherlands, Belgium and France. They offer American college style clothing for guys and girls and state that they are “young minded”. Their mission is to make easy comfortable clothing available for students and everybody else who...
master thesis 2012
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ten Bosch, Myrthe (author)
Background and relevance <br/>Annualy, 14500 Dutch women get diagnosed with breast cancer. When getting diagnosed, there are several treatment options. It gets more common that this decision is made by the patient and physician together. But breast cancer is something you endure together, and the naaste is also important in the breast cancer...
master thesis 2018
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Pichel, L. (author)
This master thesis shows how an innovative product like the Kameleon can be launched into the market. Since the launch regards a start-up, the company core first had to be defined. This is done by developing the three pillars (the belief, identity, and strategy) of the company. A framework is also set up which assists in making decisions related...
master thesis 2017
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Pranav Balasubramanian, Pranav (author)
Chronic (persistent) pain is a global health concern that affects one in ten adults ( Europe Pain Report, 2004). It is associated with pain on certain tender points of the body when staying still for long periods. Performing physical activity is key in combating this illness, but is also a challenge as patients suffer from fear of movement in...
master thesis 2017
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Van Dosselaer, I. (author)
Aerobots, and more specifically buoyant aerobots, are not that common in space or planetary exploration. There is however a small community of scientists and engineers who are exploring these technologies. “Aerial vehicles used in planetary exploration bridge the scale and resolution measurement gaps between orbiters, which have global...
master thesis 2014
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Bruins, O. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Kostoulas, Nemo (author)
Otly! is an Amsterdam based startup that aims to remove difficulties around digital money for children. The company aims to accomplish this by providing a safe financial ecosystem for children as well as their parents. With a pocket money app for both parents and children, Otly strives to introduce the first banking experience for kids. <br/><br...
master thesis 2017
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Jekel, J.J. (author)
The world population is increasing and ageing. This causes an increasing demand for healthy and protein-rich food, putting pressure on food producers to increase their volumes. Sometimes this goes at costs of quality, or even safety. As a result more food safety incidents occur. Therefore the control of food and feed safety and quality is very...
master thesis 2016
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Sumter, D.X. (author)
The lack of access to electricity worldwide contributes to the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) – living on less than $2.50 per day – being trapped in poverty. Household holds spend a considerable amount of their income on what they think are cheap, but polluting resources due to lack of education and the desperate situation they’re in. Not only are...
master thesis 2016
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van der Heijden, Stefan (author)
During my master thesis, I developed a method for designers to establish self-sustaining product systems in third world countries. This journey started off with the quest to fight plastic waste pollution of the rural areas in Kenya. After thorough field- and technological research, I developed a toolset that allows locals to transform plastic...
master thesis 2018
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Poolmans, Killian (author)
In this thesis, research is conducted regarding the design of various platforms and systems dealing with trust. Four Principles of Trust are extracted from this research. A way of increasing trust within diverse societies was designed based on these four principles. This design is the Familiar Stranger system. This system provides civilians the...
master thesis 2017
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Van Drunen, M. (author)
This reports describes a designed user experience for young adults in the public library of Delft (DOK). The experience is based on moveable furniture that is digitally connected with each other via a music application. Youngsters can share music with their friends, realtime, within the library. A 'lyrics tool' in the application makes it...
master thesis 2012
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Hu, M. (author)
The purpose of the project is to design an interactive smart indoor environment concept which can adapt to users’ behaviour and cognition. Feasibility, technology limitation and financial restrictions should be taken into account. The design proposal should be feasible within 5-10 years.
master thesis 2013
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