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Aarts, B. (author)
This thesis presents the conceptual design process of a new intervention to stimulate pro-environmental disposal behaviour. Littering is a growing problem in the world. Research shows that the brand which is found most between the litter in the Netherlands is Red Bull. Although many interventions have been applied to try to change behaviour of...
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Dirven, S.K.A. (author)
The significant growth in offshore wind activities in boulder clay areas requires suitable cable protection solutions. It is desirable to create a trench prior installation of the cable in order to guarantee the target depth of burial. Modern equipment of available on the market can be refined in order to create a reduced footprint, both...
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Garcia Mateo, J. (author)
User-centered Prioritization is a method for assessing the user value of the different topics present in the product backlog agile software development teams work with. It not only puts the users in the spotlight during this decision-making procedure by basing it on the benefits achieved and the level of fulfilment of user needs, but also...
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Meeuwsen, C.G.C. (author)
Background & Relevance The OV-chipcard has been widely accepted within the Netherlands as method for payment in pubic transport. However the smartcard does not lower the barrier of use for everyone and research shows that infrequent and international travellers often still have trouble purchasing and using it. To deal with this problem the...
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Plomp-van der Sar, E. (author)
The Houston Metropolitan area is a hurricane prone area and vulnerable to flooding by large storm surges caused by these extreme storm events. The area is a major economic center in the State of Texas and even the whole United States. Protection of the area against flooding is extremely necessary to protect the economy, community and environment...
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Groot Obbink, L.T. (author)
Context In recent years, to let/make people check-in and out and to control access to stations, in the busiest train stations and in most of the metro stations, gates have been introduced. E-ticketing gates for public transportation with suboptimal interaction can cause congestions as well as stress and discomfort for the users, which can lead...
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Ton, R. (author)
Marqt is a supermarket located in the conurbation of the Netherlands. In fifteen stores they sell over three thousand products that fit their ideology; ‘making choices together with respect to our environment, the animals and our health’. Marqt enterprises the conventional grocery sector and tries to convey the above stated message by offering...
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de Smidt, F. (author)
The project began with the need of Dutch design label Weltevree for a new outdoor cooking product. Analysis of the outdoor cooking landscape revealed that the main part of an outdoor dinner, the preparations, often take place indoors. Why not moving this main part of the dinner more towards the outdoor environment, whereby the host feels more...
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Rijken, M.J.W. (author)
Bruynzeel Storage Systems is a Dutch manufacturer of space saving solutions. Bruynzeel develops, manufactures, sells and maintains storage solutions for offices, archives, museums, libraries and warehouses. As a producer, consultant and installer, Bruynzeel Storage Systems is a market leader in the development of these systems. So what is mobile...
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Van Campen, D.M. (author)
Pioneering Spirit, Allseas newest vessel, is specialised in offshore platform installation and decommissioning. The goal of this research is to find a solution for the interface between the topside lifting system and platform jacket legs without the necessity of lengthy preparation work to platform. In a research regarding platforms...
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Shao, S. (author)
The theme of the landscape architecture graduation lab is “Flowscape”. It states the landscape infrastructure is not only a technical structure but also a carrier of natural and urban processes. It is proposed to solve the environmental problems and adapt to the surroundings as well as providing the appropriate environmental conditions for the...
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Iwamoto, R. (author)
In low-resource settings, like Uganda in Africa, fever is commonly measured by means of tactile contact with skin. However, for patients, caregivers and healthcare workers, self-assessment of fever is significantly inaccurate. Inadequate healthcare leads patients to be over-diagnosed with malaria and therefore over-treated with antimalarial...
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Van den Born, R.P. (author)
Right now, everyone is using many different personal computing devices to clench their desire to be informed, where manufactures have tried their hardest to integrate as many features as possible into one device. For most of the tasks executed they are overkill, and for others insufficient. Furthermore, they are quickly outdated and require a...
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Vreeken, K.P. (author)
The European ‘refugee crisis’, which started during the summer of 2015, has challenged European countries and their societies on many levels. This graduation project focuses on the impact on the Dutch society and zooms in on the concerns of its policymakers, citizens and asylum seekers; refugees that have applied for asylum in the Netherlands....
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Berghuijs, E.F. (author)
Everybody has experienced it: you start eating from a pack of biscuits or other snacks and suddenly the pack is empty. Even though you did not intent to eat all of it in once. It is known that the package and the food it contains can make a consumer eat more, but little is known of the opposite. This graduation report (hereafter: study) is a...
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Kiela, P.R. (author)
This thesis is a report on the project of designing a bamboo balance bike, supported by scientific sources, analytical thinking and an academic approach. The project is commissioned by KaboogaBike, an Amsterdam based start-up company founded by Jan B. Mwesigwa. Results from the internal and external analysis are followed by a material research,...
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Schuurmans, E. (author)
This master thesis report, authored by Eva Schuurmans in 2016, lays the foundation for the development of a product that enables midwives in the Netherlands who facilitate births at home, to administer analgesic laughing gas to relief women in childbirth from pain. In this thesis, Eva presents a product concept that meets the strict regulations...
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Schoumans, R.A.J. (author)
Our life is full of products that are designed to claim our attention. We learn to occupy every piece of time we have. We want to spend our time ‘useful’. We only have 24 hours each day and we even need to spend some of it on sleeping. This attitude of being occupied all the time seems to have a major downside. People are exposed to too much...
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Rosales, J.R. (author)
Rev is the final design product service system that can help athletes rehabilitate from traumatic ankle injuries. It does so by calibrating strength and stability of the unaffected leg and comparing it with exercises of the affected leg.Therefore communicating strength percentages back to the athlete. This enables the ultimate goal of increasing...
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Boute, S.E.Z. (author)
With the growing amount of passengers, airlines and airports in the aviation industry nowadays, airports are constantly trying to differentiate themselves in the market. To accomplish this differentiation, there is an increasing focus on the passenger experience. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS) currently experiences capacity problems that...
master thesis 2016
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