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Murris, Gracia (author)
One of the most enriching relationships of human beings is the relationship between owner and companion-animal, including more specifically the relationship between owner and cat. Cats are the third-most important source for social support and security for human-beings. Cats are relatively easy to take care of and make people feel needed. Owners...
master thesis 2018
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Van Sitteren, M.M. (author)
The lower leg stump is not a stable volume. Volume changes during the day between -10% and +5% may occur and these are caused by fluid movements in the stump. These volume changes can mess up a good fitting prosthetic socket and this can lead to pain and injuries. A new invention called “Unimode Beams” solves this issue by placing over 100 beams...
master thesis 2016
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Laarhoven, K.J. (author)
Laparoscopic suturing can be very time consuming and frustrating for inexperienced surgeons. It is one of the hardest actions to perform in a laparoscopic fashion, but it remains the golden standard. There are alternative fixation methods such as automatic needle passers, knot-tying devices, staplers, tackers and adhesives but they all have...
master thesis 2016
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Arsenian, H. (author)
This project is done in collaboration with DOKLAB part of the Delft library, with the main goal of developing a storytelling tool for in the library with the implication of a multi-touch surface. The target audiences are the visitors of the library. First we need to understand what a story is, a story: true or fictitious, in prose or verse, is...
master thesis 2012
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Golde, T.A. (author)
In the last thirty years, many new surgical methods and techniques such as laparoscopic surgery and natural orifice surgery have been introduced into hospitals worldwide. As these technologies have progressed, surgical instruments have become increasingly more complex and also much more difficult to clean and sterilize. In this paper, one such...
master thesis 2011
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De Groot, K.P.W. (author)
This project was about designing a next generation public lighting luminaire with LEDs. The product had to fulfil the human desires of society, be technical feasible, but also financially interesting in terms of being the first product of a start-up company. Combining the design for assembly with state of the art technology led to a product...
master thesis 2015
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Tijsma, Lara (author)
The reduction of waste materials is an important step towards a more circular economy. Within the mattress industry, the focus on sustainability and recycling has increased substantially over the last few years. In the Netherlands and a few other European countries the recycling of mattresses is strongly encouraged or made mandatory by local and...
master thesis 2017
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Henssen, V.D. (author)
Introduction This report is part of a graduation project performed for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM). KLM is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. The report is about the introduction of the iPad as information source for the ground agents at KLM and the ergonomics concerning the use of it. The main goal of the iPad is to improve the...
master thesis 2012
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Vellekoop, A. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Roelofs, Koen (author)
Yachts are built to provide guests with a unique experience. In order to provide this experience, yachts are often anchored at special locations. Captains prefer to use a single bow anchor when they moor the vessel. Problems are reported with respect to the availability while yachts are at anchor. These are caused by environmental forces....
master thesis 2017
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Welling, P.G. (author)
Problem definition At the TU Delft there are not enough (easy to operate) tensile testers for students to be able to perform tensile tests. This type of tensile testers is commercially available, however they are very expensive. At the moment students IDE, in the bachelor phase they only get to observe a test, after which they have to analyze...
master thesis 2014
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Zhu, G.X. (author)
This thesis is the result of a master graduation project for the master Design for Interaction at Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology. For the café Hills & Mills (located in Delft) a concept was created to solve the problem of getting customers at quiet times, e.g. between 3-5PM. After having done customer research it...
master thesis 2014
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Damen, T. (author)
Obstructive sleep apnea is an increasingly common disease caused by soft tissue collapsing in the upper airway during (supine) sleep. During apnea, a patient lacks oxygen, resulting in a disturbed sleeping pattern and life threatening symptoms. No combined treatment exists yet with both high efficiacy as patient compliance combined. Literature...
master thesis 2017
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Bayona, M. (author)
Currently a major part of the world protein consumption comes from the industry of livestock (animals: meat). Unfortunately, meat industry produces terrible environmental consequences and it is perhaps among the most polluting human activities. Furthermore due to the growing population it seems inviable to maintain the production rates of animal...
master thesis 2013
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De Jong, R. (author)
This master thesis proposes a vehicle design based on insights of transportation needs of young adults, gained through research. Interest is directed towards young adults aged 20-30 living in European cities, who show active and mobile lifestyles, but whom interest for the car is fading. To understand how these people will construct their lives...
master thesis 2013
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Verhoef, I. (author)
The graduation company “ACE ingenieurs - & adviesbureau” have seen opportunities in developing a digital version of the table soccer game. The graduation project was the first part of this development process, in which the desired playing actions were defined and in which the control system was made technically feasible. Table soccer is played...
master thesis 2012
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Zhao, Y. (author)
It is a project about designing a photovoltaics charging station for electrical bikes and scooters, which can facilitate electrical bike user and promote sustainable way to commute. This report contains a complete design process including design research, conceptual design, embodiment design, interaction design, design evaluation and...
master thesis 2014
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Slodka, I.B. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Pollier, C.M. (author)
The Center for Quantum Technologies (CQT), which belongs to the National University of Singapore (NUS) is developing a nanosatellite to host their miniaturized Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) payload called SPEQS. QKD makes it possible to generate encryption keys through the use of strongly correlated photons. This would allow two parties to...
master thesis 2016
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Wang, Y.T. (author)
As the role of cross-continental air travel becomes increasingly crucial and common, the importance of in-flight comfort and experience also enhances. However, the current aircraft interior is commonly considered as providing an unpleasant and dreadful experience, especially in a long distance flight. Since the travel pattern and perceptions in...
master thesis 2013
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