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Satheesh Kumar Nair, V. (author)
High-order numerical methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics have undergone significant fundamental developments over the last two decades owing to combined efforts from the applied mathematics and engineering communities. Even though low-order numerical methods are still the standard in industry, the increased requirements of engineering...
master thesis 2016
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Peeters, P.T. (author)
Pipelines with multiphase flow of gas, oil, and water are commonly used in the oil and gas industry. In the presence of offshore platforms or vessels, the pipeline ends with a vertical riser. A possible new concept is to use a single large diameter pipeline along the sea floor that ends into multiple smaller diameter risers. This concept might...
master thesis 2016
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Korte, Ruben (author)
Once a semi-submersible is operating at an inconvenient draft (A shallow draft with limited water column above the pontoons), the passing waves over the pontoons can not keep their linear motion and energy will be transferred to higher harmonic wave frequencies. This means the hydrodynamic response will also contain energy at these higher...
master thesis 2019
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Pal, Somnath (author)
The total electrical energy consumption by all the operational data centers (located all over the world) is enormous (approx. 1% of the global electricity demand 20000TWh). This electrical energy is required 24x7 to operate and cool all the IT equipment present in the data center. The electrical energy required to cool all...
master thesis 2020
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Van Kruchten, T.J.G. (author)
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an excessive localized swelling of the abdominal aortic wall. AAAs are often lethal when they rupture and constitute a significant health risk in the developed countries. CFD simulations can help predict formation, progression, and rupture of AAAs by the use of hemodynamic parameters such as the Oscillatory...
master thesis 2015
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Hulsbergen, Bas (author)
Shipyards these days see an increase in customers that specify combined speed and seakeeping ability design requirements. This requires the shipyard to make a prediction of the additional installed power required to maintain a certain speed when waves are encountered. The additional required installed power is directly related to the average...
master thesis 2019
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Roks, G.M. (author)
In this research a case study is performed to vapor formation in a turbine bearing. As a result of centrifugal forces in the rotating lubricant flow, low pressure regions occur in the bearing chamber. It is expected that vapor starts to form above a certain rotor speed. The formation of gaseous lubricant is presumed detrimental to the operation...
master thesis 2016
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Koning, W.J.F. (author)
Experimental techniques to measure rotorcraft aerodynamic performance are widely used. However, most of them are either unable to capture interference effects from bodies, or require an extremely large computational budget. The objective of the present research is to develop an XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft rotor model for investigation of...
master thesis 2015
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Fatou Gomez, Javier (author)
The computation of complex turbulent flows design optimization processes is currently limited by the lack of accuracy of Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) in massively separated flows and the infeasible cost of multiple Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) evaluations. A novel method is presented, injecting data from LES or other high-fidelity...
master thesis 2018
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Steijger, Miranti (author)
master thesis 2017
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Dammers, Tim (author)
Lean premixed flames are being used in gas turbines to reduce the emission of NOx. Unfortunately, it results often in thermoacoustic instabilities. These instabilities are high amplitude pressure oscillations which cause damage to the combustion system, reduce efficiency, flame blow-off or flashback. While the cause for instabilities due to...
master thesis 2020
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Quan Reyes, Diego (author)
The current economic-development system based on fossil fuels can no longer sustain itself and is incapable of satisfying the needs of the global population. Nearly one third are unable to meet even their most basic needs that involve harnessing energy for everyday essential tasks such as maintaining livable shelter and food preparation. Models...
master thesis 2020
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De Baar, J.H.S. (author)
The keel of a sailing yacht has been shown to constitute a significant part of the overall resistance. Where the details of this effect are not yet fully understood, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis might reveal mechanisms unseen to the experimental eye. An important step in CFD application is the simulation of a number of validation...
master thesis 2010
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Hendriksen, Eduard (author)
A project is under way to replace the ferry crossings in Norway's highway E39 with fixed links, such as highway bridges or tunnels. This thesis research is on the crossing located at the Sognefjord, the widest and deepest of the straight crossings in the E39 highway. Previous thesis projects at IV-Consult have yielded a design for a floating...
master thesis 2018
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Bierhuizen, Luc (author)
Due to the presence of a monopile in a turbulent flow swirling vortices, known as horseshoe vortices, can form upstream of the structure near the cylinder-bed junction. Those vortices then travel downstream of the cylinder as they are being dragged along with the current. The horseshoe vortices can scoop up bed material surrounding the cylinder,...
master thesis 2020
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Van Kampen, M.J. (author)
As hydrocarbon supplies dwindle, technology develops and long-term hydrocarbon prices rise it is becoming more and more economical to develop hydrocarbon fields offshore. An FPSO vessel can be favored as it is flexible, quickly commissioned and cost-effective, be used at all water depths and does not require additional pipelines to shore. To...
master thesis 2015
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Leung, K.C. (author)
A low-speed aerodynamic analysis on the conventional NACA ram-air inlet of the Airbus A320 with a new closure flap was conducted. The conventional closure flap mechanism inside the NACA ram-air inlet is replaced by a morphing plate design. Steady-state Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations...
master thesis 2020
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Visscher, F.J.C. (author)
Dredging is a very important activity for mankind, for example deepening waterways or creating artificial islands. The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is an important dredging vessel, this vessel uses the so called drag head. It is common practice to use water jets in drag heads to create a more efficient dredging process. Some...
master thesis 2016
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Agung Christy Rado Togaraja Simarmata, Agung (author)
In recent years, the demand for minerals and rare-earth elements are escalating due to rapid technological advancements and developments. This condition raises the importance of Deep-Sea Mining (DSM) as an option to fulfill the global demands, for the sake of future ambitious projects. On the other hand, DSM still faces some drawbacks and...
master thesis 2019
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Goderie, M.W. (author)
Wind turbine wakes cause significant reductions in power production and increased fatigue damage for downwind turbines. Thus, they affect the wind levelized cost of energy. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) can be used to quantify the wake characteristics, whereby Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) has the most potential for industrial...
master thesis 2020
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