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Murillo Iraola, Ainhoa (author)
The purpose of this thesis project is to design a new concept of sprinting prosthesis to enhance the acceleration phase performance of bilateral transtibial amputees (BTAs) competing in sprinting races. Amputee sprinters are hampered in the acceleration phase of a sprint race by the compliance of their prostheses. Increased contact times, and...
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Möhring, Robert (author)
This research focused on the sustainable design of a regional transport system, by considering the trends of the aging society and shrinking city into its design process. Most developed counties shrink and age, especially Japan, which has major impact towards transportation and land use. Applied is a backcasting approach, which includes these...
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van der Zanden, Pepijn (author)
Companies and organisations are increasingly exposed to a market environment full of turbulence and disruption. Perry (2017), for instance, shows that only 60 companies were present in the Fortune 500 in 1955 as well as in 2017, meaning that 88% of the companies from 1955 went bankrupt, merged with (or were overtaken by) other firms or were not...
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Tuin, Justin (author)
A new trend to found offshore wind turbines at larger depths or on harder soils is to apply gravity based foundations (GBFs). These foundations are caissons with a set of properties which are different with respect to other caisson types. The number of constructed caissons is large and the timeframe for construction and transportation from land...
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Breuer, Carola (author)
This graduation project focuses on blissful eating experiences in the home context. After research on positive psychology and factors contributing to blissful eating, a positive design approach was applied to design concepts that assist people in savouring their home eating experience in order to enable blissful eating.

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Lin, Sen (author)
By 2030, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. With technological development, the focus of building a city has been changing over time. Currently, the urban construction is dominated by the dream of the built environment with embedded intelligence. Urban data streams are processed by algorithms which feed to the physical urban...
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Lennings, Rebekka (author)
VerdraaidGoed is a circularity consultancy with expertise in upcycling the waste of organisations. They are growing rapidly, and a scalable approach would be advantageous, so the company can expand without compromising performance and revenue. The assignment of this thesis is to find the best approach for the activities of VerdraaidGoed.
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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...
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Khaw, Yee Jek (author)
DPDK, a creative digital agency was keen to look further into the development of a Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) design service after a chance opportunity to work on such a project in 2017. Developing such a service further was deemed to have both strategic value and operational value for the agency. To support this intention, DPDK...
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van den Bogaard, Tom (author)
With over 300.000 new cases each year, and a survival rate of 50%, oral cancer is a big problem for public health. The primary and best treatment option for oral cancer is surgery. In order to have the best prognosis and quality of life, international guidelines prescribe that the tumor should be removed including a margin of healthy tissue from...
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ten Bosch, Myrthe (author)
Background and relevance
Annualy, 14500 Dutch women get diagnosed with breast cancer. When getting diagnosed, there are several treatment options. It gets more common that this decision is made by the patient and physician together. But breast cancer is something you endure together, and the naaste is also important in the breast cancer...
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Meza Perez, Guillermo (author)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. While metabolic factors such as age and gender affect greatly, most of the CV events can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors such as physical inactivity, smoking or bad diet.

CV prevention programs aim to reduce the burden of these conditions by...
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van Dijk, Lisanne (author)
This graduation project has been carried out in the context of the research project ‘Tailored Healthcare through Customer Profiling’ at the TU Delft, in collaboration with hospital Reinier de Graaf Group in Delft, and medical device company Zimmer Biomet. Together we focus in this project on the rehabilitation journey after total hip replacement...
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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...
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van der Heide, Tanja (author)
The National Immunisation Programme (NIP) provides Dutch children with vaccinations for twelve infectious diseases free of charge and on voluntary basis. During several years, the vaccination coverage in the Netherlands has declined (about 0.5 percent per year). It is important to have a high vaccination coverage in order to stop spreading...
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Nysingh, Johannes Gerardus (Geert) (author)
Mapiq, the company, is the creator of the Mapiq smart building platform. Although the company is fast growing, the parties in the industry are also making considerable advances. The threat is that eventually, the growth of market share will decline and the party with the largest market share will obtain a monopoly. 
To bolster the growth of...
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te Velde, Tomas (author)
The Bouwagenda is a collaboration between the Dutch government, the construction industry and knowledge institutes to tackle the challenges that currently face society. The most important challenge is the challenge of climate change and the transition of the construction sector to a circular system. This transition needs to happen in a...
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Bakker, Daniël (author)
Research on laser communication technology for satellites has led to a sufficient understanding of this technology to start working on commercial applications. In this work a design is proposed for a lasercom system for CubeSats, a type of nanosatellites that is used increasingly often for commercial missions. The goal of this design is to offer...
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Gilboa, Ori (author)
Parametric architectural design of cinema-space as an urban generator in Scheveningen harbor (The Hague). The project focuses on media facade as a responsive design element and as an interactive environment. Visual connection to the city and the surroundings as well as urban screen is implemented as a flexible, urbanic growing-on site,...
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van Duijn, Thomas (author)
Healthcare innovation company FocusCura is one of the largest providers of eHealth in The Netherlands. Even though they are already active in other countries, they do not yet have a structured decision-making process for an international go-to-market decision. A decision aid for the business development department of the company solves this...
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