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van Ruiten, Martijn (author)
The current approach in the shipping industry by the use of highly toxic coating systems is harmful for our inland waterways and oceans, does not benefit the public health and is very undesirable for all aquatic organisms on our planet.
Almost every vessel today uses a toxic coating system which releases toxic compounds continually into our...
bachelor thesis 2019
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Margos, Vartan (author)
The worldwide gas emissions regulations are getting more stringent. Together with the fluctuations of the finite fuel resources, it is expected that the use of unconventional and renewable fuels will increase. Hydrogen fuel is a zero-emission, renewable energy source. It has a great potential as one of the principal sustainable energy sources of...
master thesis 2019
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Jongbloed, Niek (author)
Current yard crane models used for studies on various logistic processes in container terminals involving automated yard cranes do not take automation systems into account. The operational container handling performance of automated yard cranes are therefore inaccurately predicted by current models. To avoid logistical problems and financial...
master thesis 2019
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Otten, Gijs-Jan (author)
master thesis 2018
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Wisse, Emma (author)
The Netherlands aims for a circular economy by 2050. One of the major challenges is using waste as a resource. Midwaste, a cooperative association that manages waste streams and covers around 130 municipalities for the plastic waste dossier, is contributing in working towards a circular economy. As the client of this project, it requested...
master thesis 2018
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Bekkers, Rick (author)
In a world where the awareness of global warming and climate change increases, the shift towards sustainable energy is essential. In the upcoming years, an increasing number of offshore wind farms is expected. Over the past years, all the 'best spots' are taken and the new locations in tougher soil conditions or even rock have to be overcome....
master thesis 2018
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Mohamed, Zakaria (author)
Within the field of construction management & engineering are upcoming cities investigated on how they achieved economic development and how they increased the quality of life by using the phenomena of city branding as development tool. By doing so (city branding), cities hope to get a better position on the global market to attract...
master thesis 2018
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Coenen, Roger (author)
Airborne Wind Energy is a technology where wind energy is harvested with tethered flying devices. Kitepower uses flexible leading edge inflatable kites, but these have a scaling disadvantage in that they become heavier with size. A single skin kite has the potential of negating this disadvantage while at the same time being more aerodynamically...
master thesis 2018
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Vijfvinkel, Michaël (author)
This thesis describes the design process of a service/tool for the management and prevention of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) cases. PJI is a complication that follows total joint replacement and is devastating for the patient. It causes physical and mental strain and the patient's health never returns to close to what it was prior to the...
master thesis 2018
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Dwek, David (author)
Venture capital (VC) and startups are a natural duo. While startups create disruptive and incremental innovations with their technical and creative expertise, many lack the financial resources to grow their company. VC funds provide this needed finance – in addition to business acumen – in exchange for an equity...
master thesis 2018
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Casasnovas Orus, Virginia (author)
Synchronization between muscles caused by shared neural input has been proposed to have a functional significance in muscle coordination. In this study, intermuscular coherence (IMC), a measure of shared neural input to muscles, was used to explore the neural underpinnings of proximal arm muscle coordination in force- and myoelectric-control...
master thesis 2018
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Bhat, Madhukeshwar (author)
With the rising global pollution and rising concern over sustainable operations, manufacturing companies are under tremendous pressure from its stakeholders to adopt Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM). However, companies in addressing SSCM, largely focus on the economic aspects neglecting the other two crucial pillars of sustainability....
master thesis 2018
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Sanders, Timo (author)
This thesis studies the radiation dose deposited on a 6U CubeSat in interplanetary orbit. The European Space Agency’s radiation data tool SPENVIS has been used to determine the proton flux in interplanetary space during a solar particle event which occurs only once every one hundred years. SPENVIS has further been applied to obtain a dose depth...
master thesis 2018
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van Rijsingen, Mart (author)
The transport sector is making a significant contribution to the global CO2 emissions causing Global Warming. A large portion of this is caused by heavy-duty vehicles like tractor semi-trailer combinations. Since tractor semi-trailer combinations are often operated at relatively high speeds for long periods of time their fuel consumption, and...
master thesis 2018
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Gulikers, Tom (author)
Engineering fields such as aerospace rely heavily on the Finite Element Method (FEM) as a modelling tool. In combination with the scale and complexity of the structures typically involved here, computational cost remains a traditional issue. To perform FEM analyses of such structures efficiently nonetheless, engineers rely on techniques such as...
master thesis 2018
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den Breejen, Ewout (author)
Wing-in-ground (hereafter referred to as WIG) vehicles operate a few meters above water. The vehicles make use of the ground-effect (an effect where the drag is reduced, and the wings of the vehicles generate an increased lift). The unique speed and distance range of a WIG vehicle — a vehicle that, in functionality and appearance, sits somewhere...
master thesis 2018
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
master thesis 2018
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Hamad, Abdul Aziz (author)
Spreading processes are ubiquitous in nature and societies, e.g. spreading of diseases and computer virus, propagation of messages, and activation of neurons. Computer viruses cause an enormous economic loss. Moreover, many illnesses/diseases still causing a serious threat to public health. For example, the outbreaks of circulating influenza...
master thesis 2018
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Brouwer, Daniël (author)
Mechatronic embedded control systems are becoming increasingly sophisticated and computationally demanding. These systems typically consists of multiple controllers, which coordinate the actuators and apply feedback based on data collected by sensors. Often the underlying control strategy is entirely described in a software application, which...
master thesis 2018
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Wijnands, Jasper (author)
Manganese nodules have been lying on the deep sea soil for centuries before they became known. The first ones to discover the nodules were Murray and Renard, during their scientific cruise between 1872 and 1876 (Murray and Renard, 1876). The Clarion-Clipperton Zone, located between Mexico and Hawaii, appears to have a virtually inexhaustible...
master thesis 2018
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