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Huijts, N.M.A. (author), de Vries, G. (author), Molin, E.J.E. (author)
Public acceptability of low-carbon energy projects is often measured with one-off polls. This implies that opinion-shifts over time are not always taken into consideration by decision makers relying on these polls. Observations have given the impression that public acceptability of energy projects increases after implementation. However, this...
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de Vries, F.K. (author)
A topological superconductor is a new state of matter that attract a lot of interest for its potential application in quantum computers. However, there is no single material known to host this state of matter. In this thesis, combinations of superconductors and semiconductors are investigated experimentally with the goal to engineer such a...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Poplavskaya, K. (author), de Vries, Laurens (author)
Thanks to new technological advancements and EU policy impulse, distributed energy resources (DER) are poised to become a viable alternative to conventional electricity generation for the provision of balancing services to transmission system operators. In this paper we show that the design variables that affect DER access to and...
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Mega nourishments are a novel approach to stimulating coastal safety and resilience. Mega nourishments are intended to spread along the coast on a decadal time scale by natural sediment transport processes with a minimum of intrusion into the natural coastal system. The supratidal morphodynamic behaviour of mega nourishments is not well...
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de Vries, R. (author), Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author), Vos, Roelof (author)
This study compares a hybrid-electric aircraft featuring a propulsive empennage and over-the- wing, distributed-propulsion to a conventional regional turboprop. The impact of multiple design parameters, mission requirements, and technology assumptions on maximum take-off mass and payload-range energy efficiency is evaluated, in order to...
conference paper 2019
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Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Kuschnerus, M. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Sandy beaches are highly dynamic areas affected by different natural and anthropogenic effects. Large changes, caused by a storm for example, are in general well-understood and easy to measure. Most times, only small changes, at the centimeter scale, are occurring, but these changes accumulate significantly over periods from weeks to months....
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Vossen, T.E. (author), Henze-Rietveld, I. (author), Rippe, R. C.A. (author), van Driel, J.H. (author), de Vries, M.J. (author)
Research and design activities are important focus points in international policies for secondary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. It is up to school teachers to implement and supervise these activities in the STEM classroom. However, not much is known about the attitudes teachers hold towards supervising...
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Do, T.K.A. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Shoreline-change data are of primary importance for understanding coastal erosion and deposition as well as for studying coastal morphodynamics. Shoreline extraction from satellite images has been used as a low-cost alternative and as an addition to traditional methods. In this work, satellite-derived shorelines and corresponding shoreline...
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de Boer, W.P. (author), Mao, Yongjing (author), Hagenaars, Gerben (author), de Vries, S. (author), Slinger, J (author), Vellinga, T. (author)
In Africa, several new seaport developments are being considered. In sedimentary environments, such port developments can have adverse impacts on the evolution of adjacent coastlines. To learn from past port engineering practice, we created a unique database containing the coastline evolution and characteristics of 130 existing African seaports....
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de Vries, R. (author), van Arnhem, N. (author), Avallone, F. (author), Ragni, D. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), Eitelberg, G. (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This experimental study focuses on the aerodynamic interaction effects that occur between an over-the-wing (OTW) propeller and a wing boundary-layer. An OTW propeller is positioned above the hinge-line of a wing featuring a plain flap. The measurements are carried out with and without axial pressure gradients by deflecting the flap and by...
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van Arnhem, N. (author), de Vries, R. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This paper presents an experimental and numerical study of the aerodynamic interaction between horizontal tail-mounted propellers and the airframe. A representative aircraft model was installed in a low-speed wind-tunnel and measurements were taken with an external balance to determine the e_ect of propeller installation on integral forces and...
conference paper 2019
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de Vries, P. (author), Moropoulou, Antonia (author)
Cultural heritage preservation has developed from an insular vocation into a field of innovative scientific methodologies characterized by a holistic approach combining a range of scientific fields. Unfortunately, preservation education has not been able to keep pace with all these developments. In this paper authentic learning is analyzed as...
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van Gelder, Jean-Louis (author), de Vries, Reinout E. (author), Demetriou, A.M. (author), van Sintemaartensdijk, Iris (author), Donker, Tara (author)
Objectives: This study proposes an alternative hypothetical scenario method capitalizing on the potential of virtual reality (VR). Rather than asking participants to imagine themselves in a specific situation, VR perceptually immerses them in it. We hypothesized that experiencing a scenario in VR would increase feelings of being “present” in...
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Schut, A. (author), Klapwijk, R.M. (author), Gielen, M.A. (author), van Doorn, Fenne (author), de Vries, M.J. (author)
In this paper, we explore the early indicators of design fixation occurring during the concept development stage of children’s design processes. This type of fixation, which we named: concept fixation, causes a blind adherence to the current (possibly unfavourable) state of a design idea. Its occurrence hampers the creative thinking processes...
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Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), de Vries, R. (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This paper presents the results of a study into the effect of distributed hybrid-electric propulsion on aircraft performance and characteristics. To size these aircraft, a new preliminary sizing method for hybrid-electric aircraft with distributed propulsion, including aero-propulsive interaction, is combined with a modified Class-II weight...
conference paper 2019
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de Vries, G. (author), Rietkerk, M. (author), Kooger, R. (author)
In order to reach climate goals, policymakers stimulate homeowners to invest in sustainable measures in and around their house. Unfortunately, however, the number of green home measures lacks behind. This article introduces perceived hassle as an important reason for this shortfall. It is claimed that homeowners perceive hassle during different...
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Vossen, T.E. (author), Henze-Rietveld, I. (author), de Vries, M.J. (author), van Driel, J.A.S. (author)
Research and design activities are becoming more important in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and D&T (design and technology) education. Research and design are often taught separately from each other, while in professional STEM practices, many projects are neither ‘research only’ or ‘design only’—they are both. In...
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Cohn, Nicholas (author), Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Goldstein, Evan B. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Moore, Laura J. (author), Vinent, Orencio Durán (author), Ruggiero, Peter (author)
Coastal landscape change represents aggregated sediment transport gradients from spatially and temporally variable marine and aeolian forces. Numerous tools exist that independently simulate subaqueous and subaerial coastal profile change in response to these physical forces on a range of time scales. In this capacity, coastal foredunes have...
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Anders, K. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Mara, Hubert (author), de Vries, S. (author), Höfle, B. (author)
Geomorphic processes occur spatially variable and at varying magnitudes, frequencies and velocities, which poses a great challenge to current methods of topographic change analysis. For the quantification of surface change, permanent terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) can generate time series of 3D point clouds at high temporal and spatial...
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Vossen, T.E. (author), Tigelaar, E. H. (author), Henze-Rietveld, I. (author), de Vries, M.J. (author), van Driel, J.A.S. (author)
Technological design is a core activity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. During the design process, students often employ research activities to enhance the quality of their design decisions and to rise above a mere trial-and-error approach to designing. There are many functions of research within the...
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