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Watson, S.J. (author), Moro, Alberto (author), Reis, Vera (author), Baniotopoulos, Charalampos (author), Barth, Stephan (author), Bartoli, Gianni (author), Bauer, Florian (author), Jamieson, Peter (author), Schmehl, R. (author), More Authors (author)
This paper represents an expert view from Europe of future emerging technologies within the wind energy sector considering their potential, challenges, applications and technology readiness and how they might evolve in the coming years. These technologies were identified as originating primarily from the academic sector, some start-up...
review 2019
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Asveld, L. (author)
Green and sustainable chemistry holds the promise of realising a sustainable society by providing environmentally friendly production processes. However until now the focus has been very much on reducing waste and hazards, while there is also a need to consider the broader societal impact of chemical innovations. This article presents three...
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Paltrinieri, Nicola (author), Comfort, Louise (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author)
Risk assessment has a primary role in safety-critical industries. However, it faces a series of overall challenges, partially related to technology advancements and increasing needs. There is currently a call for continuous risk assessment, improvement in learning past lessons and definition of techniques to process relevant data, which are...
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Daneshjoo, Z. (author), Amaral, L. (author), Alderliesten, R.C. (author), Shokrieh, M. M. (author), Fakoor, M. (author)
This paper demonstrates how the critical strain energy density in the delamination tip vicinity may be used to explain the physics of delamination growth under mixed mode I/II. A theory previously proposed to physically relate mode I and mode II delamination growth is further extended towards describing the onset of mixed mode I/II...
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Ochôa, Pedro (author), Fernandez Villegas, I. (author), Groves, R.M. (author), Benedictus, R. (author)
This article presents research about the propagation of ultrasonic guided waves in ultrasonically welded thermoplastic composite joints. The goal of the study was to understand the effect of weld manufacturing defects on guided wave transmission across the joint. Triangular energy-directors integrated into the lower composite adherends...
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Farajzadeh, R. (author)
To mitigate the negative impacts of hydrocarbon fuels on climate change complementary decision tools should be considered when selecting or evaluating the performance of a certain production scheme. The exergy analysis can give valuable information on the management of the oil and gas reservoirs. It can also be used to calculate the CO<sub>2<...
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Montenbruck, Oliver (author), Hauschild, André (author), Langley, Richard B. (author), Siemes, C. (author)
As part of the “GPS Attitude, Positioning, and Profiling experiment (GAP)” of the Canadian CASSIOPE science and technology mission, a set of four geodetic GPS receivers connected to independent antennas on the top-panel of the spacecraft can be operated concurrently to collect dual-frequency code and phase measurements on both the L1 and L2...
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Zhao, Yuan (author), Alderliesten, R.C. (author), Wu, Zengwen (author), Zhou, Zhengong (author), Fang, Guodong (author), Zhang, Jiazhen (author), Benedictus, R. (author)
Finite-width-correction factors (FWCF) are required for GLARE to accurately predict fatigue crack growth using linear elastic fracture mechanics. As demonstrated in earlier work, these factors effectively correct for the change in specimen compliance, which in GLARE relates to intact fibre layers and the formation of delaminations between...
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Liang, X. (author)
In recent years, technology development has accelerated the future roll-out of vehicle automation. An automated vehicle (AV), also known as a driverless car and a self-driving car is an advanced type of vehicle that can drive itself on existing roads. A possible area of application for AVs is public transport. The concept of automated taxis (ATs...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Sau, F. (author)
In this thesis, we study scaling and detailed properties of a class of conservative interacting particle systems. In particular, in the first part we derive the hydrodynamic equation for the symmetric exclusion process in presence of dynamic random environment. The second part of the thesis focuses on a detailed property of conservative particle...
doctoral thesis 2019
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van Eckeveld, A.C. (author)
Flow-induced acoustics are a well-known phenomenon, occurring in a broad variety of applications, as well as in nature. In many applications, the produced acoustics are purposeful, e.g. for communication and in musical instruments. In other circumstances, however, the sound and vibrations are a nuisance, and even harmful to human beings and the...
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Salazar Castillo, R.O. (author)
Foam increases sweep efficiency during gas injection in enhanced oil recovery (EOR)<br/>processes by reducing gas mobility. In fact, foam is the only EOR technology that is<br/>able to fight against both gravity segregation and geological heterogeneity. Surfactant Alternating Gas, or SAG, is the preferred method to place foam into the reservoir...
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Thi Viet Phuong, N. (author)
Structures and buildings built on soft soil require deep foundations often consisting of piles. Through the piles, loads are transferred to deeper soil layers which are capable to mobilise enough bearing capacity for the superstructure. During installation of a displacement pile, the soil around the pile gets distorted which leads to a change of...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Tursucu, S. (author)
Science teachers have the experience that students in secondary and higher education face difficulties with applying mathematics into science class, leaving less time for their core business of teaching science. This may be frustrating and time-consuming, overshadowing the science content that needs to be taught. In addition, in a large number...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Chacon Hurtado, J. (author)
Precipitation drives the dynamics of flows and storages in water systems, making its monitoring essential for water management. Conventionally, precipitation is monitored using in-situ and remote sensors. In-situ sensors are arranged in networks, which are usually sparse, providing continuous observations for long periods at fixed points in...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Li, Z. (author)
Current Li-ion batteries dominate the market but face great challenges with respect to safety, cost and the higher energy and power densit requirements of electrical vehicles and stationary energy storage. Relevant for mobile electrical transport, Li-O2 batteries in theory offer the highest specific energy among all the lithium electrochemical...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Zuo, Y. (author)
Alkali-activated materials (AAMs) show promising potentials for use as building materials. Before the utilization, AAMs must satisfy the properties required from the construction sector, such as good durability and long-term service life. These properties mainly depend on the chemical and physical properties of the microstructure of AAMs. In the...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Baldacchino, D. (author)
Vortex generators have become a ubiquitous sight on the modern wind turbine blade. These small, passive devices can increase the energy extraction potential of a rotor, but their subtle footprint disguises the technical difficulties associated with designing and integrating them onto wind turbine blades. The complexity of rotor inflow and the...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Westsson, E.E. (author)
The increasing energy demand of the world population in combination with tangible climate change effects stemming from rising carbon dioxide emissions is currently characterizing a large portion of the political and societal debate. Despite huge technological advancement in the field of renewable energy resulting in energy prices lower than that...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Scandolo, L. (author)
Over the years, technological improvement has led to the ability to acquire, create and store vast amounts of geometrical and appearance data to use in graphical applications. Nevertheless, efficiently creating images when using such large amounts of data remains an ongoing topic of research, given the computational resources required. This...
doctoral thesis 2019
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