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Moreno Gonzalez, M. (author)
This thesis presents novel ways of recovering of valuable compounds from food industry side streams. It does so via evaluating two case studies for the valorization of such streams. These types of streams are often referred to as waste and discarded. However, they are rich sources of nutraceuticals (e.g polyphenols), proteins and dietary fiber....
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Lopes Fernandes, R. (author)
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Bhangale, J.A. (author)
The work done for this thesis is related to fatigue analysis of various material types used in the wind turbine blades. For the analysis, a framework from the thermodynamics of irreversible processes with internal variables and Continuum Damage Mechanics (CDM) is used. Thermodynamic principles provide a generic framework that is valid for the...
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Anand, N. (author)
The urgent need to transition to a climate-neutral society requires rapid development and adoption of renewable technologies. Key enablers of conventional and future renewable energy conversion technologies are turbomachines. However, the specific requirements of these turbines and compressors, e.g. operation under highly non-uniform flow or...
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Nuñez Velasco, J.P. (author)
This dissertation aimed to understand the behavior of pedestrians and cyclists when interacting with automated vehicles (AVs). The role AVs’ characteristics such as their physical appearance, whether a driver is present, the presence of external communication interfaces, and factors pertaining to the behavior of the vehicle were investigated...
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Lockefeer, W.A.A.M. (author)
Deze dissertatie is het resultaat van een lang onderzoekstraject naar het waarom en het hoe vrijevormarchitectuur ontworpen, getekend en gemaakt wordt en wat de filosofische en fenomenologische betekenis is van vrijevormarchitectuur. Aanvankelijk kijkend vanuit de strenge architectuurtheorie van de Benedictijner monnik Hans van der Laan waarmee...
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Mirzaie Yegane, M. (author)
Polymer flooding is a commercially viable chemical enhanced oil recovery (cEOR) method. It includes the injection of water-soluble polymers into a reservoir to improve the drive water viscosity and consequently to increase the sweep and displacement efficiency of the water. Despite the success in both laboratory and field applications, there are...
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Mercuur, R.A. (author)
Our routines play an important role in a wide range of social challenges such as climate change, disease outbreaks and coordinating the staff and patients of a hospital. Studying these systems via agent-based simulations (ABS) enables researchers to gain insight into complex aspects of these challenges such as human interaction, learning,...
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Corveira Rodrigues, I.C. (author)
This thesis explores the coupling of microwave cavities containing a Superconducting QUantum Interference Device (SQUID) to a mechanical resonator by means of a flux-mediated optomechanical coupling scheme, and to a Radio-Frequency (RF) circuit via a photon-pressure interaction. While flux-mediated optomechanical systems open the door for the...
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Meijers, P.C. (author)
Increasing demand for energy from renewable sources has resulted in ambitious plans to construct a large number of offshore wind farms in the coming years. In relatively shallow water depths, the preferred support structure for wind turbines is the steel monopile, which is a thin-walled cylindrical structure. To decrease the cost of the...
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Callens, S.J.P. (author)
The rapidly expanding field of tissue engineering presents enticing, yet demanding challenges for scientists and engineers across many different disciplines. The ultimate goal of tissue engineering is ambitious: to regenerate damaged or missing tissue in its full complexity, either in vitro or in situ, and restore organ function. In addition to...
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Sumter, Deborah (author)
The circular economy offers an alternative to the linear economy (also called the take-make-use-waste society) we live in. It puts emphasis on using resources effectively by slowing and closing resources loops. Design is seen as enabler in a circular economy. Design decisions taken now have an impact on the recovery of products in the future....
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Chang, X. (author)
In reality, the interaction between surface wave-current flow and numerous kinds of man-made maritime structures is local but embedded in a domain with the size of a sea. Detailed simulations of the vast domain are computationally unfeasible. Therefore, articial boundaries are introduced to truncate the large domain so as to obtain a small...
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Gonzalez Nelson, A.M. (author)
Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are ordered arrays of polytopic organic ligands, commonly called linkers, which interconnect metal-based inorganic building units via coordination bonds. The highly precise assembly of well defined building blocks into extended 3-D networks, known as reticular chemistry, has allowed researchers in this field to...
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Chen, Y. (author)
Topological band theory has contributed to some of the most astonishing developments in solid-state physics. The unique attributes that arise from topological effects are at the focus of modern experimental and theoretical research. Weyl point, a topological defect at the Fermi surface, enables topological transitions and transport phenomena....
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Di Cicco, F. (author)
This thesis explores convincing stuff depicted in 17th century paintings, with the primary aim of understanding their visual perception. ”Stuff” is the term first introduced by Edward Adelson in 2001 to differentiate materials from objects, and to call attention on the research gap in material perception. In an interesting parallel, the...
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Caltran, I. (author)
Natural organic matter (NOM) in drinking water sources causes several problems in water consumption and distribution, and decreases the efficiency of water treatment steps. Ion exchange (IEX) with anion resin can be used to remove NOM in combination with or as an alternative to other techniques, such as coagulation and activated carbon. IEX...
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Pan, W. (author)
Indoor arenas are important public buildings catering for various activities (e.g., sports events, stage performances, assemblies, exhibitions, and daily sports for the public) and serving as landmarks in urban contexts. The multi-functional space and long-span roof structure of an indoor arena are highly interrelated, which impact the multi...
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Kim, Jaehun (author)
Machine learning (ML) has become a core technology for many real-world applications. Modern ML models are applied to unprecedentedly complex and difficult challenges, including very large and subjective problems. For instance, applications towards multimedia understanding have been advanced substantially. Here, it is already prevalent that...
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Prasse, B. (author)
The field of epidemiology encompasses a broad class of spreading phenomena, ranging from the seasonal influenza and the dissemination of fake news on online social media to the spread of neural activity over a synaptic network. The propagation of viruses, fake news and neural activity relies on the contact between individuals, social media...
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