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Venkatesan, Karthik (author)
This research project was initiated as a result of a curiosity and desire to investigate the applicability of surrogate modelling to analyse complex non-linear behaviour in aircraft structures. The study chose to focus on modelling damage in composite plates, and through a literature review, deemed that the generation of graphical outputs was a...
master thesis 2019
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Mandal, Rajarshi (author)
The project focuses on developing and implementing a 0D or 1D model for radial compressors and turbines, capable of both interpolating and extrapolating the performance maps. The proposed model will be calibrated using the data points available in the maps provided by the manufacturers to produce accurate mass flow for turbines and pressure...
master thesis 2019
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Hartel, Wout (author)
This thesis is a research into the relationship between performance and sales of new financial contracts of financial products providers in the employer’s market. This thesis is written in collaboration with IG&H Consulting. Combining the performance scores given by advisors on financial providers and the production of new contracts over the...
master thesis 2019
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de Groot, Geiske (author)
The non-linear relation between Evapotranspiration (ET) and the atmospheric moisture demand in terms of vapor pressure deficit (VPD) has been widely reported. Observations point towards a diverse range of potential drivers; however, without uncovering why the identified factors are found to control diurnal ET-VPD hysteresis. Modelling efforts...
master thesis 2019
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Bemelmans, Mark (author)
By combining the RACMO2.3 RCM output with GRACE non-tidal ocean and atmospheric pressure anomaly as well as geo-center motion corrections from 2003 to 2017, a physics-based model to estimate the vertical displacement of the Greenland surface bedrock is created. This model is able to convert the mass and pressure anomalies into vertical...
student report 2019
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Ambagts, Lindert (author)
In submerged conditions groynes add resistance to a river, thereby increasing the water levels for a particular discharge. Groynes are modelled in two ways, either they are included in the bed topography when the grid resolution is sufficiently high or with a sub-grid parametrisation when the grid cell-size is larger than the geometry of the...
master thesis 2019
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Zazueta Martinez, Isis (author)
Vortex-induced vibration or as well-known as VIV is a phenomenon that has caught the attention of engineers along history. VIV is related to many engineering fields. In the offshore industry, it is of importance for risers that extract oil from the subsoil, and tethered anchors for floating units.
The main aim of the thesis is to model the...
master thesis 2019
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Hoonhout, Daniel (author)
A brief study to understand the physical driving forces concerning ice growth. These forces are mathematically described in a basic prediction model. Further complexity to the model is added through adopting various assumptions about the physical factors involved.
bachelor thesis 2019
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Voordendag, Annelies (author)
master thesis 2018
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Jatiningrum, D. (author)
Fault-Tolerant Flight Control (FTFC) systems reconfigure aircraft flight control laws to help restore a controlled flight and preserve acceptable performance under systemfaults. A typical approach to achieve fault tolerance is using inertial sensor measurementswhich can provide robustness to abrupt changes in the aircraft dynamics. This method...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Overduin, Maarten (author)
In the past years, climate change has caused an increasing number of extreme weather events. In the Netherlands this is, for instance, reflected by the growing amount of extreme rainfall events. This creates big issues for water management authorities like water boards. Water boards are often responsible for local streams, that cannot handle the...
master thesis 2018
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Saez Armenteros, Aurora (author)
Interdigitated back contact silicon heterojunction (IBC-SHJ) solar cells have demonstrated 26.6\% world record efficiency by combining outstanding passivation of Si thin film layers with the absence of front shading contact in the crystalline silicon (c-Si) absorber bulk. Furthermore, this type of solar cell merges advantages of c-Si with Si...
master thesis 2018
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Scandolo, L. (author), Bauszat, P. (author), Eisemann, E. (author)
Stereoscopic 3D technology gives visual content creators a new dimension of design when creating images and movies. While useful for conveying emotion, laying emphasis on certain parts of the scene, or guiding the viewer's attention, editing stereo content is a challenging task. Not respecting comfort zones or adding incorrect depth cues, for...
journal article 2018
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Versteylen, C.D. (author), Szymański, N. K. (author), Sluiter, M.H.F. (author), van Dijk, N.H. (author)
In recently discovered self healing creep steels, open-volume creep cavities are filled by the precipitation of supersaturated solute. These creep cavities form on the grain boundaries oriented perpendicular to the applied stress. The presence of a free surface triggers a flux of solute from the matrix, over the grain boundaries towards the...
journal article 2018
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van der Blij, N.H. (author), Ramirez Elizondo, L.M. (author), Spaan, M.T.J. (author), Bauer, P. (author)
Employing bipolar dc distribution systems introduces the possibility of imbalance in the system. To analyze these systems it is crucial to create novel modelling techniques. This paper presents a method to decompose dc distribution systems into symmetrical components. The presented method simplifies the analysis of balanced, unbalanced, and...
journal article 2018
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Zhu, T. (author), Woodson, Kyle C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
We explore the concept of scales to examine emerging irrigation realities, i.e., connecting more agents within larger spaces - relates to the complexity of irrigation systems. Modern hydraulic models allow the inclusion of emerging multi-scale issues over time, including social issues related to different spatial and temporal scales. We show...
journal article 2018
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Farahani, H. (author), Xu, W. (author), van der Zwaag, S. (author)
Predicting the effect of alloying elements on the degree of incomplete austenite to bainite transformation in low carbon steels is of great industrial importance. This study introduces an extended Gibbs energy balance model which makes use of an additive approach to calculate the coupled effect of Mn, Si and Mo on the fraction of bainitic...
journal article 2018
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van der Blij, N.H. (author), Ramirez Elizondo, L.M. (author), Spaan, M.T.J. (author), Bauer, P. (author)
Many modelling methods for the analysis of dc distribution grids only consider monopolar configurations and do not allow for mutual couplings to be taken into account. The modelling method presented in this paper aims to deal with both of these issues. A state-space approach was chosen for its flexibility and computational speed. The derived...
journal article 2018
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Gasparutto, X. (author), van der Graaff, E. (author), van der Helm, F.C.T. (author), Veeger, H.E.J. (author)
In baseball pitching, biomechanical parameters have been linked to ball velocity and potential injury risk. However, although the features of a biomechanical model have a significant influence on the kinematics and kinetics of a motion, this influence have not been assessed for pitching. The aim of this study was to evaluate the choice of the...
journal article 2018
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Rosenbrand, E. (author), van Beek, V.M. (author), van Esch, J.M. (author), Noordam, A. (author), Pederzani, F. (author), Vandenboer, K. (author), Bezuijen, A. (author)
conference paper 2017
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