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Chen, Z. (author), Qu, Ying xia (author), Zeilstra, Christiaan (author), van der Stel, Jan (author), Sietsma, J. (author), Yang, Y. (author)
emission. Information of phase transformation is essential for reaction analysis of the cyclone reactor of the HIsarna process. In addition, data of density and volume of the ore particles are necessary for estimation of the residence time of the particles in the cyclone...
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Cazaux, S.M. (author), Arribard, Yann (author), Egorov, D. (author), Palotás, Julianna (author), Hoekstra, Ronnie (author), Berden, Giel (author), Oomens, Jos (author), Schlathölter, Thomas (author)
The solar magnetic field (SMF) has historically been considered as dipole in order to build models of the radially expanding corona, that is, the solar wind in the solar minimum. The simplified approach suggests the existence of only one quasi-stationary current sheet (QCS) of solar origin in the heliosphere, namely, the heliospheric current...
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Pilz da Cunha, Marina (author), Foelen, Yari (author), Engels, Tom A.P. (author), Papamichou, K. (author), Hagenbeek, M. (author), Debije, Michael G. (author), Schenning, Albert (author)
The integration of untethered, multi-stimuli responsive actuation into soft microrobotic devices is a goal in the development of “smart” materials. This manuscript reports on a dual-stimuli responsive bilayer actuator consisting of a light responsive liquid crystal network (LCN) and a magnetic responsive polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) composite....
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Geldermans, R.J. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), Luscuere, P.G. (author)
This paper addresses the connection between circular building design and residential health and well-being. The general research objective is to determine assessment criteria for the performance of indoor partitioning products in a circular model. The overarching aim is to establish a more integrated and inclusive approach to the transition from...
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Bronkhorst, Jeroen (author), Schaveling, Jaap (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Based on a survey (N = 248 business managers) this study confirms that different types of innovation in IT products have a direct positive impact on IT firms’ business performance. The commoditization level of IT markets acts as a moderator dampening this positive relationship. This implies that IT firms should take existing commoditization...
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Huijts, N.M.A. (author), de Vries, G. (author), Molin, E.J.E. (author)
Public acceptability of low-carbon energy projects is often measured with one-off polls. This implies that opinion-shifts over time are not always taken into consideration by decision makers relying on these polls. Observations have given the impression that public acceptability of energy projects increases after implementation. However, this...
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Marín, Luis Gabriel (author), Cruz, Nicolás (author), Sáez, Doris (author), Sumner, Mark (author), Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author)
Prediction interval modelling has been proposed in the literature to characterize uncertain phenomena and provide useful information from a decision-making point of view. In most of the reported studies, assumptions about the data distribution are made and/or the models are trained at one step ahead, which can decrease the quality of the...
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Smith, Roland (author), van de Loo, Jasper (author), van den Boomen, M. (author), Khakzad Rostami, N. (author), Jan van Heck, Geert (author), Wolfert, A.R.M. (author)
Water treatment plants (WTPs) are characterised as complex configurations of repairable and deteriorating components. Previous studies have mainly focused on the average or steady-state availability of such systems while ignoring inherent characteristics like degradation. The current research proposes a two-level hierarchical model for long-term...
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Werker, C. (author), Korzinov, Vladimir (author), Cunningham, S. (author)
The development and deployment of technologies depend upon collaborations concurrently relying on proximity between partners. By employing publication data of German nanotechnology, we augment former findings on the relationship between proximity and collaboration in three ways. First, we shed light on how the various forms of proximity...
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Gamarino, M. (author), Dall'Osso, Aldo (author), Lathouwers, D. (author), Kloosterman, J.L. (author)
In reactor core nodal analysis, the dependence of few-group, homogenized cross sections on the local physical conditions (i.e., the thermal-hydraulic state and material composition) is commonly represented via multivariate interpolation in parameterized libraries. In this paper, we propose a novel approach to model the spectral effects of...
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de Tavernier, D.A.M. (author), Simao Ferreira, C. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
To advance the design of a multimegawatt vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), application-specific airfoils need to be developed. In this research, airfoils are tailored for a VAWT with variable pitch. A genetic algorithm is used to optimise the airfoil shape considering a balance between the aerodynamic and structural performance of airfoils. At...
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Vuik, V. (author), Borsje, Bas W. (author), Willemsen, Pim W.J.M. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Flood risks are increasing worldwide due to climate change and ongoing economic and demographic development in coastal areas. Salt marshes can function as vegetated foreshores that reduce wave loads on coastal structures such as dikes and dams, thereby mitigating current and future flood risk. This paper aims to quantify long-term (100 years)...
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Cheraghi, Morteza (author), Eslami Baladeh, Aliakbar (author), Khakzad Rostami, N. (author)
Hazard and Operability analysis (HAZOP) is a popular technique for hazard identification and risk ranking in hazardous facilities. Conventional HAZOP, however, has some drawbacks: (i) it considers a limited number of risk factors, i.e., only the frequency and the severity of hazards; (ii) it assumes equal weights for the risk factors, thus...
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Pesch, U. (author), Ishmaev, G. (author)
New network technologies are framed as eliminating ‘transaction costs’, a notion first developed in economic theory that now drives the design of market systems. However, the actual promise of the elimination of transaction costs seems unfeasible, because of a cyclical pattern in which network technologies that make that promise create...
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Roungas, B.V. (author), Bekius, F.A. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Background. The abstraction of complex systems, which is required by default when modelling gaming simulations, is a convoluted and time-consuming process. For gaming simulations to be efficient and effective, the problem of the real system they imitate needs to be narrowed down and simplified as much as possible. Additionally, even after...
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van de Kaa, G. (author), Rezaei, J. (author), Taebi, B. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author), Kizhakenath, Abhilash (author)
Proactively including the ethical and societal issues of new technologies could have a positive effect on their acceptance. These issues could be captured in terms of values. In the literature, the values stakeholders deem important for the development of technology have often been identified. However, the relative ranking of these values in...
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Moolenburgh, Ewoud (author), van Duin, Ron (author), Balm, Susanne (author), Altenburg, Martijn (author), Ploos van Amstel, Walther (author)
De vraag naar het transporteren van goederen binnen de stad stijgt, en daarmee stijgt het aantal bestelwagens. Dit heeft negatieve effecten op de luchtkwaliteit, geluid, veiligheid en leefbaarheid in de stad. LEVV’s (Licht Elektrische Vracht Voertuigen) bieden een potentiële oplossing voor deze problemen. Er is veel enthousiasme voor de LEVV’s,...
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Hoppe, T. (author), Coenen, Frans (author), Bekendam, Maria T. (author)
Little is known about how renewable energy cooperatives (REScoops) try to influence energy conservation among households and the resulting impact. In this article the main research question is: What is the predictive value of renewable energy cooperatives on intention to save energy, engagement in energy-saving actions, and self-reported energy...
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Kocaman, E.S. (author), Chen, B. Y. (author), Pinho, S. T. (author)
This paper presents a new polymorphic element modelling approach for multi-scale simulation, with an application to fracture in composite structures. We propose the concept of polymorphic elements; these are elements that exist as an evolving superposition of various states, each representing the relevant physics with the required level of...
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Evans, Michael (author), Tindemans, S.H. (author), Angeli, David (author)
This paper considers the optimal dispatch of energy-constrained heterogeneous storage units to maximise securityof supply. A policy, requiring no knowledge of the future, ispresented and shown to minimise unserved energy during supply-shortfall events, regardless of the supply and demand profiles.It is accompanied by a graphical means to rapidly...
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