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de Vries, Romana (author)
With the relocation of the industry in Rotterdam from the city centre to the sea, the old harbour area became empty. One of the buildings in this area is Santos, an old coffee warehouse that is located in Katendrecht. Due to the developments in this area, there is a need for a redevelopment for Santos as well. The shape of the waterfront is...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Martijn (author)
Brain cancer is a major health problem and currently used treatment methods are considered suboptimal. Micro-brachytherapy with radioactive Holmium-166 showed to be an effective palliative care method for primary and metastatic brain tumors and intratumoral administration with holmium microspheres (HoMS) showed very promising results with...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Tjeerd (author)
This thesis develops a continuous time framework to value deferred taxes using<br/>Black and Scholes (1973) type option pricing techniques. The valuation renders a<br/>market consistent pricing procedure, which avoids the necessity of subjective accounting principles. Our framework is flexible enough to value deferred taxes like carry forward,...
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de Vries, Eline (author)
In 1942 cast glass columns weredesigned in the Danteum by GiuseppeTerragni. But due to the annealing timeof large glass pieces, these have neverbeen produced. Now, more than 75years later, a new type of cast glasscolumn will be designed. This time, thedesign is made out of interlocking drystacked cast glass components.Glass is a strong yet...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Sybren (author)
Although many studies have been performed on porous absorbable iron scaffolds created by the space holder method, no studies have considered the influence of variations in space holders on absorbable scaffolds. The present study aimed to clarify the effects of space holder particle size and volume fraction, on the pore structure, resultant...
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Douwe (author)
A user experience and design system are developed from scratch for a small tech start-up, this report describes the steps and methods that are used as well as the end result.
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Niels (author)
Energy-based surgical instruments are increasingly used in laparoscopic surgical procedures. For example, the ultrasonic scalpel enables tissue coagulation and -cutting by transferring a mechanical vibration to the tissue. Additionally, real-time sensing is implemented to improve the surgical procedures. Intraoperative ultrasonography is one of...
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Jennie (author)
One of the leading perspectives from literature is that decisions about investments should be made based on a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis and on a cyber-risk assessment. However, many organizations do not undertake this sophisticated analyses due to the lack of available data about costs, benefits and the impact and likelihood of attacks...
master thesis 2017
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de Vries, Jannelie (author)
Interobserver reliability is a problem in behavioural studies. In order to increase the interobserver reliability, a formal checker is used to study behaviour. Together with a clear ethogram of basic behaviours, this tool can be used to automatically check for more complex behaviours and thus reducing the risk of biases introduced by human...
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Rozemarijn (author)
A design of a concert hall for the heart of London.
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Veerle (author)
This paper reports on the exploration of the architectural design process involving both the expression of the intuitive and tacit as well as the rational and explicit. The purpose is finding out the role and influence of design approaches and design methods within the design process regarding these opposites by reflecting on my own process in...
master thesis 2016
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de Vries, Anouk (author)
With the introduction of Automated Vehicles (AVs), new potential traffic situations could emerge on the roads. Although several studies on AVs have been conducted, most of these studies focus on the AV technology or on the driver, while there is less emphasis on how these AVs could interact and communicate with other road users. The interactions...
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de Vries, Daniël (author)
Multidisciplinary Design Analysis and Optimization (MDAO) promises major advances in aircraft design. However, judging from todays aircraft, MDAO is clearly not fully embraced by the industry yet. This is due to technical difficulties (coupling incompatible tools) and non-technical barriers (intellectual property).<br/><br/>Recent research, such...
master thesis 2017
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de Vries, Anne Mathilde (author)
Currently, the only effective treatment for end-stage liver diseases is liver transplantation. However, the waiting list with patients who are in need of a new liver is long, because too few good-quality donor livers are available. New techniques in the field of tissue engineering are being investigated to create a reconstructed liver, which...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Niels (author)
To achieve significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in shipping and enable ship owners to phase out fossil fuels entirely, renewable fuels, such as ammonia, play a crucial role. Ammonia is considered a balanced solution in terms of volumetric energy density and renewable synthetic production cost compared to other renewable fuels....
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Bob (author)
Objective: Estimators to accurately monitor ventricular relaxation, cardiac contractility and cardiac output (CO) during support of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), based on the left ventricular pressure (LVP) and pump-intrinsic signals, were developed. The aim was to continuously monitor these cardiac parameters, hereby tracking the...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, R. (author)
The general trend in the aerospace industry is to optimise lightweight and highly flexible wing structures made of composite materials. This flexibility gives rise to static and dynamic aeroelastic instability problems. Research by Kim and Lee, Murua et al., and Drazumeric et al. have proven that chord-wise flexibility has a significant effect...
master thesis 2016
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de Vries, Lydia (author)
This project elaborates on the Future of Structuralism by transforming the Centraal Beheer Office Building of Herman Hertzberger into the machine museum. A combination of museum and factory should make the recycle process of plastic visible for visitors but at the same time reinforce aspects of the existing building.
master thesis 2019
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de Vries, Maarten (author)
Pose estimation through fusion of GNSS with secondary sensors has long been an established field. With the developments surrounding autonomous navigation over the past decade this topic has gained extra importance. In the current literature GNSS based pose and localisation is often improved through fusion with either a IMU}or VS with the goal of...
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de Vries, Rinze (author)
Flood risk is increasing due to climate change and the growth of the potential consequences of flooding. Analysing how flood-proof the spatial plan is, therefore becomes more important. Since most spatial planners have limited knowledge concerning flood risk, the Netherlands’ Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management commissioned...
master thesis 2018
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