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Orcesi, André D. (author), Chemineau, Hélène (author), Lin, P.H. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), van Erp, H.R.N. (author)
This paper presents an optimization framework for highway infrastructure elements that integrates risk profiles (for infrastructures) and economic aspects. One main goal is to assess the necessary additional effort to satisfy performance constraints under different scenarios of climate change. In order to be easily deployable by national road...
journal article 2016
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Rose, C. (author)
journal article 2016
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Chaszar, A.T. (author), von Buelow, P (author), Turrin, M. (author)
We describe our work on providing support for design decision making in generative design systems producing large quantities of data, motivated by the continuing challenge of making sense of large design and simulation result datasets. Our approach provides methods and tools for multivariate interactive data visualization of the generated...
conference paper 2016
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Cong, Z. (author)
Due to the rapid growth of human population, and jobs being distributed unevenly in different locations, daily commuting is required more than ever, which in its turn is creating a huge socio-economic issue: traffic congestion. In order to prevent, or at least to alleviate this problem, trafficmanagement and control is urgently required. This...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Lu, S. (author), Lin, X. (author), Heemink, A.W. (author), Fu, G. (author), Segers, A.J. (author)
Volcanic ash forecasting is a crucial tool in hazard assessment and operational volcano monitoring. Emission parameters such as plume height, total emission mass, and vertical distribution of the emission plume rate are essential and important in the implementation of volcanic ash models. Therefore, estimation of emission parameters using...
journal article 2015
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Miranda, C. (author), Teixeira, A. (author), Huber, M. (author), Schweckendiek, T. (author)
The traditional Dutch way to deal with piping failure in river dikes is the implementation of piping berms. The disadvantage of such a measure is the required inland space. Relief wells, on the other hand, require less or no inland space representing an attractive alternative solution. The aims of this paper are first, to show how reliability...
conference paper 2015
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Zheng, Y.F. (author), Zhang, L.L. (author), Zhang, J. (author)
Due to the complexity of natural ground condition, consolidation settlement is usually difficult to predict. In this study, a Pareto multi-objective optimization based back analysis method for consolidation settlement is presented in this study. The model is a coupled flow and deformation model for unsaturated soil foundation which is...
conference paper 2015
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Momber, I. (author)
Both electric power systems and the transportation sector are essential constituents to modern life, enhancing social welfare, enabling economic prosperity and ultimately providing well-being to the people. However, to mitigate adverse climatological effects of emitting greenhouse gases, a rigorous de-carbonization of both industries has been...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Orcesi, A. (author), Chemineau, H. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Van Erp, H.R.N. (author), Lin, P.H. (author), Obel Nielsen, K. (author), Pedersen, C. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Jeliazkov, M. (author), Sardar Abadi, P.M. (author), Lopes, C.S. (author), Abdalla, M.M. (author), Peeters, D.M.J. (author)
A computationally efficient two-level design methodology is developed for the optimization of stiffened compression loaded panels having variable stiffness panels as their skin. In the first step extensive bay panel optimization is performed using a Rayleigh-Ritz energy method coupled with a specialized Genetic Algorithm. Results in agreement...
conference paper 2015
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Sardar Abadi, P.M. (author), Jeliazkov, M. (author), Sebaey, T.A. (author), Lopes, C.S. (author), Abdalla, M.M. (author), Peeters, D.M.J. (author)
This paper presents the design procedure of a quasi-isotropic (QI) laminate employing dispersion of ply orientations. The goal is to improve damage resistance of a laminate under low velocity impact (LVI). The LVI is treated as a quasi-static loading and instead of a plate a laminated beam is considered. Therefore, this situation simplifies the...
conference paper 2015
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Ghaemi, N. (author), Goverde, R.M.P. (author), Cats, O. (author)
Railway trafic controllers have only limited decision support to deal with disruptions. The aim of this research is to provide an algorithm to compute conflict-free routes for trains that cannot continue their planned operation due to a track obstruction. In case of complete blockage, trains need to short-turn at the closest possible station to...
conference paper 2015
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Wang, D. (author), Abdalla, M.M. (author)
Grid-stiffened composite structures, where the skin is stiffened by a lattice of stiffeners, not only allow for significant reduction in structural weight but are also competitive in terms of structural stability and damage tolerance compared with sandwich composite structures. As the development of Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) technology...
conference paper 2015
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Kwok, K.C. (author)
This thesis investigates the system design and circuit implementation of a 24GHz-band short-range radar receiver in CMOS technology. The propagation and penetration properties of EM wave offer the possibility of non-contact based remote sensing and through-the-wall imaging of distance stationary or moving objects. The feasibility of realizing...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Öztürk, B. (author)
Adhesives based on thermoset polymers are used as thermal and electrical interfaces. These adhesives are filled with different particles in order to meet the requirements of heat transfer and electrical properties. Due to the reliability requirements of automotive applications, they are required to have excellent bulk and interface properties....
doctoral thesis 2015
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Dingemans, L.M. (author), Papadakis, V. (author), Liu, P. (author), Adam, A.J.L. (author), Groves, R.M. (author)
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a contactless and non-destructive testing (NDT) technique based on lowcoherence interferometry. It has recently become a popular NDT-tool for evaluating cultural heritage. In this study, protective coatings on wood and their penetration into the wood structure were measured with a customized infrared fiber...
conference paper 2015
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Van Essen, G.M. (author)
The process of depleting an oil reservoir can be poured into an optimal control problem with the objective to maximize economic performance over the life of the ?eld. Despite its large potential, life-cycle optimization has not yet found its way into operational environments. The objective of this thesis is to improve operational applicability...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Vegter, R.J.K. (author), Hartog, J. (author), De Groot, S. (author), Lamoth, C.J. (author), Bekker, M.J. (author), Van der Scheer, J.W. (author), Van der Woude, L.H.V. (author), Veeger, H.E.J. (author)
Background To propel in an energy-efficient manner, handrim wheelchair users must learn to control the bimanually applied forces onto the rims, preserving both speed and direction of locomotion. Previous studies have found an increase in mechanical efficiency due to motor learning associated with changes in propulsion technique, but it is...
journal article 2015
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Van Dijk, H.A.J. (author), Damen, K. (author), Makkee, M. (author), Trapp, C. (author)
In the Nuon/Vattenfall CO2 Catch-up project, a pre-combustion CO2 capture pilot plant was built and operated at the Buggenum IGCC power plant, the Netherlands. The pilot consist of sweet water-gas shift, physical CO2 absorption and CO2 compression. The technology performance was verified and validated models were obtained. This paper describes...
journal article 2014
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Wang, Y. (author)
Safe, fast, punctual, energy-efficient, and comfortable rail traffic systems are important for rail operators, passengers, and the environment. Due to the increasing energy prices and environmental concerns, the reduction of energy consumption has become one of the key objectives for railway systems. On the other hand, with the increase of...
doctoral thesis 2014
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