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Van Biessum, O. (author)
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Szabó, T. (author)
Swarming is a promising solution for extending the flight time and payload carrying capabilities of Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs), where recent years have brought many advancements. These allow MAVs to operate ever more autonomously by tackling problems such as obstacle avoidance and autonomous navigation. A major challenge that still remains,...
master thesis 2015
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Golieva, A. (author)
Primary factor for the site selection during the planning process of the large modern wind farms is the wind climate, which is usually favorable at remote and offshore locations where the public grid is not particularly strong. Among the consequences of this solution is the necessity to connect wind farms to weak points of the grid and the...
master thesis 2015
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Van der Veen, B. (author)
For the urban dwellers who are unfamiliar with vermicomposting and who are dissatisfied with the current sustainable waste solutions our product is a composting solution that provides a simple, charming and appealing product unlike any other vermicompost or urban waste processing system. To achieve this we have assembled the proper worms, a...
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Saha, D. (author)
This project investigates the effect of addition of h-BN (hexagonal boron nitride) nano-particles, of size about 70 nm, to epoxy resin, cast in the form of thin circular plaques, varying in thickness from 0.46 mm minimally till 0.56 mm maximally. Different filler concentrations by volume% have been chosen, with the lowest as 0.2 volume% till the...
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Shreedharan, V.A. (author)
Extraction of hydrocarbons from the sub-surface is becoming harder with the reservoirs getting smaller and the formations increasingly tighter. Considering the current circumstances, production enhancement otherwise known as “stimulation” techniques, play a vital role in ensuring economic returns from a hydrocarbon reservoir. The use of water...
master thesis 2015
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Al Sadan, R.I.M. (author)
Seismic interferometry by crosscorrelation has found wide application over the last decade. With which, the Green’s function is retrieved between two receiver positions. Because the bulk of the ambient seismic field consists of surface wave energy, most applications in seismology utilize the surface wave part of the Green’s function. The correct...
master thesis 2015
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Tempel, K.S. (author)
Large investments in renewable energy lead to new possibilities for industries. Such technologically and economically sound projects can be limited by non-optimal ownership settings. The Risk Ownership Assessment(ROA) is developed to integrate the ownership aspect with the technical system. ROA compares different ownership configurations with...
master thesis 2015
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Kouroutzis, S. (author)
Ship accidents are caused daily others not so important with only scratches on the ship hulls and others are fatal for human life and also the environment. Some of the accidents are caused due to human error, but many are generated due to extreme conditions and to the minimized capabilities of the ships' designs. Ships seem to be underpowered in...
master thesis 2015
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Kaptein, F.C.A. (author)
In this research it is investigated how character emotions can be used to aid the narrative generation process. To this end the Affective Storyteller is developed, a narrative generation framework where character emotions are closely interconnected with the narrative generation process. For story generation in the Affective Storyteller, it is...
master thesis 2015
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Stamhuis, C.T. (author)
A growing interest in Smart materials has been reported throughout literature over the last decades. Also regarding current day developments with products classed as ‘smart products and applications’, have led to the start of this thesis. Initially the assignment was aimed to explore the qualities and advantages of smart materials. Through...
master thesis 2015
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Nagaram, A.R. (author)
Social coding platforms can provide initial understanding about the skills exhibited by the developers on these platforms. In contexts where candidates social profile information is useful for recruiting software developers, the information regarding the developers on these platforms can be leveraged by the recruiters with some software...
master thesis 2015
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Benthem, M. (author)
A wide range of wildlife has their habitat around and within levees or other types of embankment structures. In the Netherlands the burrowing of the muskrat causes internal and external erosion, altering the geometry of the earthen structure. As often century-old embankments protect the densely populated land against the water, the burrowing can...
master thesis 2015
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Arts, M.L.J. (author)
In this thesis, a dual-beam design concept for the LOUPE (Lunar Observatory for Unresolved Polarimetry of Earth) spectropolarimeter is presented based on the work by Karalidi [2012] and Hoeijmakers [2013]. The mission statement of LOUPE is: LOUPE shall do spectropolarimetry of the Earth from the Moon in order to obtain reference data for...
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Liu, S. (author)
This thesis contributed to the literature analyzing the functioning of deregulated wholesale electricity markets. In particular, it focused on the empirical analysis of ex-post forward risk premium in the Spanish electricity market. It aimed to investigate the risk drivers behind the forward risk premium, and therefore to gain insights about...
master thesis 2015
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Zhu, W. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Van Herk, S. (author)
In 2008, Thomas Brinkman founded MyOrder as a solution for delayed services in catering. He developed a mobile application that allowed users to order products, without having to wait for a waiter. MyOrder gradually expanded and in 2014 more than 14.000 merchants were connected to its platform. On the user side however, the adoption rate was...
master thesis 2015
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Plooij, O.D. (author)
The beer industry has gone through a change in the last 5 years. The introduction of many new products has caused the beer market to become much more diverse. Beer with sweet flavors for the summer, beers without alcohol for on the road and even a combination of cider and beer have become trendy products in different markets. HEINEKEN was one of...
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Van de Straat, R. (author), Hofman, S. (author), Coenders, J.L. (author), Paul, J.C. (author)
The new Transfer Hall in Arnhem is one of the key projects to prepare the Dutch railways for the increased future demands for capacity. UNStudio developed a master plan in 1996 for the station area of which the completion of the Transfer Hall in 2015 will be a final milestone. The Transfer Hall is a merging point of passengers, commercial and...
conference paper 2015
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Winde, H.P. (author)
In the last decades, induced earthquakes were caused by the extraction of gas in the Dutch province of Groningen. Both magnitude and frequency of these earthquakes are expected to increase in the following years, causing a threat for the flood defence system. To guarantee the safety against flooding, it is required to take the influence of...
master thesis 2015
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