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Chen, Y. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author), Verheul, W.J. (author)
To understand and deal with real urban development problems, urban planners, designers, and managers need to combine and synthesize a variety of academic and professional knowledge. As our urban challenges grow more complex, learning how to do this effectively becomes ever more important. For educators, this means teaching students how to...
journal article 2019
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Valério, D.P.M.O. (author), Saikumar, N. (author), Ahmadi Dastjerdi, A. (author), Karbasizadeh Esfahani, N. (author), Hossein Nia Kani, S.H. (author)
A controller with the frequency response of a complex order derivative may have a gain that decreases with frequency, while the phase increases. This behaviour may be desirable to ensure simultaneous rejection of high-frequency noise and robustness to variations of the open-loop gain. Implementations of such complex order controllers found in...
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Dhanisetty, V.S.V. (author)
There is a growth in the use of composites for the new generation of wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350. This shift from using aluminium as the primary material is motivated by the benefits of using composites in design, manufacturing and operations. Composites offer the aircraft manufacturer the ability to create more...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Nikolic, I. (author), Warnier, Martijn (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Lukszo, Z. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author), Verbraeck, A. (author), Cvetkovic, M. (author), Palensky, P. (author)
report 2019
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Nikolic, I. (author), Lukszo, Z. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Warnier, Martijn (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author), Bots, P.W.G. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
report 2019
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Gonzalez Rodriguez, B.J. (author)
doctoral thesis 2019
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Kumar, P. (author)
Uncertainty is ubiquitous in many areas of science and engineering. It may result from the inadequacy of mathematical models to represent the reality or from unknown physical parameters that are required as inputs for these models. Uncertainty may also arise due to the inherent randomness of the system being analyzed. For many problems of...
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Sack, O. (author)
This dissertation deals with ‘architectural space formation’, which is understood as the part of architectural and urban design that concerns the creation and structuring of physically defined spaces of inside and outside character separately as well as in relation to each other and to open space. Furthermore, it focuses on the fundamental...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Hartanto, D. (author)
Social anxiety disorder (SAD), commonly referred to social phobia, is one of the most an immense and unreasonable fear of social interaction. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is the most thoroughly studied nonpharmacologic approach to the treatment of SAD patients. In CBT, patients are gradually, in vivo, exposed to anxiety-provoking...
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Papadopoulos, N. (author)
This thesis presents an experimental work on electronic transport in two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals systems. The variety of the physics of the chapters reflects the exploratory character of the Ph.D. study and demonstrates the versatility and the unique properties of some of the members of the vast group of van der Waals materials. In the...
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van Duin, Ron (author), Wiegmans, B. (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Hendriks, Birgit (author), He, Yunzhu (author)
Five years ago the project Cargo Hitching started with the goal to use the unused capacity of public transport passenger vehicles for freight and parcel transport. Like many new city logistics initiatives it is a difficult challenge to setup a profitable private business model. A rural pilot project was developed in the East of the Netherlands,...
journal article 2019
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Kechagia, M. (author), Devroey, X.D.M. (author), Panichella, A. (author), Gousios, Giorgos (author), van Deursen, A. (author)
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) typically come with (implicit) usage constraints. The violations of these constraints (API misuses) can lead to software crashes. Even though there are several tools that can detect API misuses, most of them suffer from a very high rate of false positives. We introduce Catcher, a novel API misuse...
conference paper 2019
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Mout, B.M. (author)
To predict the quality of an optical system we need to simulate the effects of aberrations and diffraction. Aberrations can be calculated by tracing rays from a source point through a digital model of the system and evaluating the spot size of these rays on the detector. For a system without aberrations, the rays will intersect at a single point...
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Gaio, N. (author)
The cost and the development time of pharamecutical products are often severely affected by the in vitro tests currently employed in pharmaceutical R&D. These assays are often failing to accurately recapitulate diseases and to predict human responses to new medicines. Organ-on-Chip (OOC) devices are designed to result in advanced in vitro...
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Ronchini Ximenes, A. (author)
Constant increase in data processing efficiency has enabled, among many other things, the intensive use of depth mapping technologies. Consumer applications, such as gaming, augmented and virtual realities (AR/VR), and other human-machine interfaces, are typically based on intensive image processing, either by triangulation and/or structured...
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Mager, Tino (author)
An explanation of the notion of authenticity in architectural heritage in relation to buildings of the late twentieth century particularly examples from Great Britain and Germany.
journal article 2019
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Roy, A. (author)
The analytical expressions for the ultimate load bearing capacity of the RC structures do not provide the generalized notion of ultimate load bearing capacity, which can be obtained through nonlinear finite element analysis (NLFEA). In order to obtain an accurate estimate of failure probability of a RC structure it is necessary to use NLFEA...
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Dwivedi, P. (author)
Lenses are indispensable tool to perform imaging and see the small details of an object which was otherwise not possible. The smallest feature of an object that one can see using a lens depends on the numerical aperture (NA) of the lens and the used wavelength of light. For a fixed NA, the shorter the wavelength is, the smaller the features of...
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Bouquet, G.C. (author)
For the dimensioning of concrete structures it is customary to determine the forces and stresses occurring in construction elements on the basis of the prescribed loads. In an iterative process, the final dimensions of the elements and reinforcement are then determined. This process becomes less simple if not only the external loads, but also...
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Ishmaev, G. (author)
The moral significance of blockchain technologies is a highly debated and polarised topic, ranging from accusations that cryptocurrencies are tools serving only nefarious purposes such as cybercrime and money laundering, to the assessment of blockchain technology as an enabler for revolutionary positive social transformations of all kinds. Such...
doctoral thesis 2019
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