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van den Berg, Rens Willem (author)
This master thesis analyses and proposes a design for a direct air capture (DAC) unit as part of a small scale, solar powered methanol synthesis plant. This project analyses the existing process and design by ZEF BV and explores solutions for mass manufacturing a direct air capture unit. As a result a concept design solution is found and...
master thesis 2018
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de Jong, Marnix (author)
At the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris in 2015, ambitious goals for the worldwide CO2 emissions were set. To achieve these goals, a huge reduction in CO2 emissions must be realized. For the energy market, the current aim is to use renewable electricity instead of fossil fuels. However, there are multiple sectors where...
master thesis 2018
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Sanders, Timo (author)
This thesis studies the radiation dose deposited on a 6U CubeSat in interplanetary orbit. The European Space Agency’s radiation data tool SPENVIS has been used to determine the proton flux in interplanetary space during a solar particle event which occurs only once every one hundred years. SPENVIS has further been applied to obtain a dose depth...
master thesis 2018
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Meijer, Marloes (author)
This project has explored how design can be of added value in early phases of innovation in the context of the startup studio We Are Builders. Insights were gathered from multiple sources to analyse the project scope and explore opportunities. The goal of this graduation assignment is to create a method to execute ideation that We Are Builders...
master thesis 2019
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Schutte, Tim (author)
It is expected that the automotive industry will be facing a radical shift, going from human driven cars to cars that are driving autonomously. In this project I started out with performing an in depth literature research to get a good understanding on what is expected to change. My expectations that the design and solutions for a self-driving...
master thesis 2019
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Van Aken, N. (author)
This graduation project is performed at Kofferfabriek Gefken, a small company that designs, produces and sells tailormade cases. More or less starting from scratch, a thorough internal and external analysis was performed, as well as two constructive sessions with the management. A new mission statement was formulated, and by using SWOT...
master thesis 2013
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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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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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van den Berg, Lisa (author)
Hyperthermia is a clinical cancer treatment method that relies on the principle of selectively heating tumour tissue with temperatures between 40 - 44 °C. For most head- and neck tumours deep hyperthermia treatment (DHT) is applied, in which electromagnetic energy is emitted to tumour tissue located ≥ 4cm below the skin surface. At the Erasmus...
master thesis 2017
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Ramaker, S. (author)
Biotope products are hermetically sealed environments with a plant inside and sufficient water and air to let the plant thrive. They water the plants for you so you don’t have to. However since biotopes products hold plants inside they are very difficult to transport, different from any other kind of product. The plants and soil have to stay...
master thesis 2017
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Bruins, O. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Bogers, Koen (author)
Nurses working in the ICU of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam are exposed to a vast amount of sounds from medical equipment. The amount of alarms nurses cope with causes alarms fatigue, which causes nurses to become desensitised to alarms. Not only is this a threat to patient safety, it also causes stress.<br/>Care Tunes is a product...
master thesis 2018
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Eggenkamp, J.Y. (author)
When sailing with a spinnaker over a long distance, the sailor has to manage other activities, making it impossible to keep an eye on the spinnaker at all time. A spinnaker can easily become unstable and then the risk arises of the spinnaker getting wrapped around the forestay. For the sailor, this creates a sense of distrust in the spinnaker....
master thesis 2014
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Salomé, Lotte (author)
The intensive care is a complex environment where nurses have to deal with more than 500 tasks a day, an administrative burden and an information overspill coming from a multitude of IT systems and colleagues. On top of that, a high rate of alarms is false and messages are not always relevant. These stressors have a large impact on patient...
master thesis 2018
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van Olst, Bart (author)
Summary<br/>In the twentieth century a substantial number of navigation locks were build in the Netherlands. The navigation locks built in that era mostly had a life span of 80 to 100 years. This means that in the coming years most of these locks will be in need of either renovation or replacement. Rijkswaterstaat, the administrator of most of...
master thesis 2019
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Koenders, Jan (author)
In 2016 Livework Studio—a service design consultancy, on whosebehalf this report has been written—witnessed that the customersof Vorwerk—one of Livework’s clients—started performing all kindsof roles for Vorwerk. The customers performed sales, customerservice, marketing and other roles and did so purely based on theirown enthusiasm, not because...
master thesis 2017
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Van Hoogdalem, T.J. (author)
This master thesis describes the development of a brand and product strategy for Alpine Hearing Protection. Alpine Hearing Protection has been active on the filtered generic earplug market for more than ten years with a wide range of hearing protection products for different target groups. Its main product focus is on umbrella shaped filtered...
master thesis 2013
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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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Giuffre, Lola (author)
Otosclerosis is a bone disease of the middle ear that often causes conductive hearing loss. This type of hearing loss can be treated by implanting a prosthesis, which replaces the stapes bone and attaches to the adjacent bone: the incus. Current stapes prostheses produce excellent hearing results, however the procedure is difficult to perform...
master thesis 2018
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Posthoorn, A.P.J. (author)
The Excimer Laser Assisted Non-Occlusive Anastomoses (ELANA) technique is used to create anastomoses between major arteries in the brain while avoiding the dangerous temporary occlusion of the cerebral blood ow. This decreases the risk of complica ons due to hypoxia of the brain, but the surgery is long and requires a highly skilled vascular...
master thesis 2017
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