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Guclu, I. (author)
Automation has played a big role in the development of the industry in the last century. Despite the desire to automate the tedious and repetitive work in greenhouses by robots, the automation level in the horticulture is still far from desired. However, the last decade shows a lot of progress in the horticulture automation and more is expected...
master thesis 2014
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Goedegebure, Marijn (author)
Games such as Skyrim use a narrative world, which is a game world that is used to tell stories. Creating narrative worlds is a time-consuming process because of the collaboration of writers, 3D artists and game designers, the story adjusting the world over time and the requirement for diverse and interesting environments. This thesis focuses on...
master thesis 2018
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Fransen, Edward (author)
This thesis concerns research into the parametric modelling and optimization of steel-concrete bridge typologies typically found in the Netherlands, in order to further the automation of preliminary bridge designs. The research question posed is: "How can a parametric bridge design model be composed to fit into the <br/>overall road design...
master thesis 2018
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Pigmans, Max (author), Keulemans, Ruben (author), Habben Jansen, Geert (author), van Deursen, Max (author)
The majority of the courses in the Computer Science Bachelor at the Delft University of Technology use so called lab sessions to provide an opportunity for students to ask questions about course material and get feedback on their assignment. In order to optimally support the students, teaching assistants, or TAs, are appointed to assist the...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Abou Jaoude, Grace (author)
‘Machinic Utopias, Automated Futures’ speculates on the role of designers as active agents addressing the potential implications of automated technologies on urban space in the specific context of the horticultural production center in the Westland. Successive expansions of greenhouses and their typological and technological transformations have...
master thesis 2018
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Zawadzka, Brygida (author)
The Pleasure Mall stands for a new type of entertainment condenser, community center or “shopping” mall of the future. As a base, it takes the concept of a suburban shopping mall and transforms it according to a happening shift from materialism and consumer culture to experience economy. Hence, the Pleasure Mall does not sell the products...
master thesis 2018
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van Walsum, Santino (author)
The demand for express delivery services is growing rapidly and the express delivery market is getting more competitive. To secure their competitiveness, these enterprises are pressured to invest in technologies that could sustain their future growth and keep their operating costs as low as possible. The Automated guided vehicle (AGV) technology...
master thesis 2018
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Zuurendonk, Bas (author)
This report shows the intended process to automatically manufacture Carbon Fibre Reinforced Thermo Plastic (CFRTP) double bend frames. Bicycle rims were chosen as a scaled down representation for difficult to manufacture double bend products. Fuselage frames require a too large facility. The aim is to manufacture CFRTP products in an automated...
master thesis 2018
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van den Belt, Desie (author)
The focus of this project is a two-fold: First and foremost to design a product that stimulates interaction between humans and machines. This interaction should be motivating and encouraging. Therefore, contributing to the values and needs of users. This project demonstrates the value of gamification and intuitive design. These have a positive...
master thesis 2018
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Bose, Pritish (author)
Decrease in oil prices have negatively affected the investment towards offshore oil and gas explorations. This has in turn compelled offshore structure fabricators to find cost effective ways of fabricating oil platforms and jackets, to stay competitive in the industry. In this research paper, three alternative configurations to the conventional...
master thesis 2018
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Jongbloed, Niek (author)
Current yard crane models used for studies on various logistic processes in container terminals involving automated yard cranes do not take automation systems into account. The operational container handling performance of automated yard cranes are therefore inaccurately predicted by current models. To avoid logistical problems and financial...
master thesis 2019
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Kocaoğlu, Alper (author)
It is expected that automation and income inequality will have a major impact on the world economy in the 2020’s and beyond. A research conducted by Bain (K. Harris, Kimson, &amp; Schwedel, 2018) claimed that the impact of the economic disruption, which could be triggered by the collision of income inequality and automation, might be more...
master thesis 2019
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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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da Fonseca, Ana (author)
This project initiates by looking at the space as a territory (Raffestin, 2012), constructed through social interactions and networks. I believe the design project must anticipate the global social and economic shifts that are present within the territory of the North Sea and must be shaped in relation to the effects of these changes on local...
master thesis 2019
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Kolev, Martin (author)
Material possession has become our objective for existence. Capital surrounds and defines us. The high dynamics of global flows dominate the planetary web of connectivity. Consumption, production and assembly have become the holy trinity of the neo-liberal realm we live in. It is a manifestation of the global dynamics, neglecting distances,...
master thesis 2019
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de Groot, Stef (author)
Technology developments are making it possible to start automating the last-mile of parcel logistics. This raises the question of how these autonomous technologies will interact with humans. The goal of this project is to design a concept of a delivery robot for DHL, that maximizes acceptance by pedestrians. <br/><br/>Literature research and...
master thesis 2019
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Goossens, Twan (author)
As a part of the Complex Projects Graduation Studio this project is set in 2100 Amsterdam and part of a collective research and design effort to look forward in architecture and urbanism. Due to technological advancements, automation and the advent of the circular economy, it may be advantageous to locate a recycling and sorting facility inside...
master thesis 2019
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Schuit, David (author)
Indoor cultivation by use of climate-cells provides a higher consistency, quality and more reliable method of producing fruits and vegetables in comparison to greenhouse cultivation. These aspects become increasingly important as we face the challenges brought by higher populations and climate change. However, currently the costs of indoor food...
master thesis 2019
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Kim, Munyung (author)
To meet the increasing demands of air traffic, automated systems have been introduced to help air traffic controllers cope with the increasing air traffic in the next two decades. A challenge is that the supervision and evaluation of automated conflict detection and resolution tools have to be performed by human air traffic controllers. These...
master thesis 2019
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Dahrs, Martijn (author)
Due to the Internet, and more importantly its interfaces we carry, we have gained freedom to do whatever, wherever, whenever. All the fields of interaction with the Internet are called the Interface in this research. The Interface automates human actions. In many aspects of life, automation by the Interface has an impact. In this research, it is...
master thesis 2020
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