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Armanini, S.F. (author), Caetano, J. V. (author), de Visser, C.C. (author), Pavel, M.D. (author), de Croon, G.C.H.E. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Despite significant interest in tailless flapping-wing micro aerial vehicle designs, tailed configurations are often favoured, as they offer many benefits, such as static stability and a simpler control strategy, separating wing and tail control. However, the tail aerodynamics are highly complex due to the interaction between the unsteady...
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Zhang, H. (author), Liu, Y. (author), Wang, Lingen (author), Sun, Fenglian (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
The nanoindentation test was conducted in this paper to investigate the indentation hardness, plasticity and initial creep properties of pressure sintered nanosilver joint at various test temperatures. The effects of strain rate on the indentation hardness were first investigated. Then yield stress of nanosilver sintered joint was studied in...
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van Duin, Ron (author), Geerlings, Harry (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Bank, Daan (author)
Reefers are refrigerated containers commonly used for transporting perishable goods such as meat, fish, vegetables and fruit. Nowadays, reefers are responsible for 40% of the total energy consumption of container terminals, when connected to the electricity grid on shore. Every time when a large number of reefers is plugged-in after arrival,...
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Wang, H. (author), Qu, C. (author), Jiao, Chongze (author), Ruszel, W.M. (author)
A signed network represents how a set of nodes are connected by two logically contradictory types of links: positive and negative links. In a signed products network, two products can be complementary (purchased together) or substitutable (purchased instead of each other). Such contradictory types of links may play dramatically different roles...
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Shao, Y. (author), Loktev, Mikhail (author), Tang, Y. (author), Bociort, F. (author), Urbach, Paul (author)
For advanced imaging systems, e.g., projection systems for optical lithography, spatially varying aberration calibration is of utmost importance to achieve uniform imaging performance over the entire field-of-view (FOV). Here we present an efficient, accurate, and robust spatially varying aberration calibration method using a pair of 2...
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Fokker, M. C. (author), Janbaz, S. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
crumpled thin sheets exhibit extraordinary characteristics such as a high strength combined with a low volume ratio. This review focuses on the physics of crumpled thin sheets, including the crumpling mechanics, crumpling methods, and the mechanical behavior of crumpled thin sheets. Most of the physical and mechanical properties of crumpled...
review 2019
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Struzziero, G. (author), Skordos, A. A. (author)
The present paper addresses the multi-objective optimization of the filling stage of the Resin Infusion manufacturing process. The optimization focuses on the selection of an optimal temperature profile which addresses the tradeoff between filling time and the risk of impeding the flow of resin due to excessive curing. The methodology developed...
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di Cicco, F. (author), Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author), Pont, S.C. (author)
To understand the key image features that we use to infer the glossiness of materials, we analyzed the pictorial shortcuts used by 17th century painters to imitate the optical phenomenon of specular reflections when depicting grapes. Gloss perception of painted grapes was determined via a rating experiment. We computed the contrast, blurriness,...
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Ozer, I.E. (author), Rikkert, S.J.H. (author), van Leijen, F.J. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), Hanssen, R.F. (author)
Levees are critical in providing protection against catastrophic flood events, and thus require continuous monitoring. Current levee inspection methods rely on limited information obtained by visual inspection, resulting in infrequent, localized, mostly qualitative and subjective assessments. This hampers the timely detection of problematic...
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Janic, M. (author)
This paper deals multidimensional examination of performances of a trunk line/route of liner container-shipping network serving an intercontinental supply chain by the conventional (Panamax Max) and mega (ULC - Ultra Large Container) ships. The trunk line/route of the network includes the supplier and the customer seaport of freight shipments...
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Thierschmann, R. (author), Mulazimoglu, E. (author), Manca, N. (author), Goswami, S. (author), Klapwijk, T.M. (author), Caviglia, A. (author)
One of the hallmark experiments of quantum transport is the observation of the quantized resistance in a point contact in GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures. Being formed with split gate technology, these structures represent in an ideal manner equilibrium reservoirs which are connected only through a few electron mode channel. It has been a long...
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Blok, A.R. (author), Sharpans'kykh, Alexei (author), Vert, M.P.J. (author)
With ever-growing numbers of passengers and complexity of the air transport system, it becomes more and more of a challenge to manage the system in an effective, safe, and resilient manner. This is especially evident when disruptions occur. Understanding and improving resilience of the air transport system and its adaptive capacity to...
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Kok, D.D. (author), Pande, S. (author), van Lier, J.B. (author), Ortigara, Angela Renata Cordeiro (author), Savenije, Hubert (author), Uhlenbrook, S. (author)
Phosphorus is a nutrient necessary for the development of crops and is thus commonly applied as fertilizer to sustain agricultural production. It occurs naturally, in indefinite quantities of uncertain quality in phosphate rock formations, but also accumulates in urban and livestock wastewater wherefrom it is often lost as a pollutant....
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Chiang, Y. (author), Bier, H.H. (author), Mostafavi, Sina (author)
The Design-to-Robotic-Assembly project presented in this paper showcases an integrative approach for stacking architectural elements with varied sizes in multiple directions. Several processes of parametrization, structural analysis, and robotic assembly are algorithmically integrated into a Design-to-Robotic-Production method. This method is...
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Leontaris, G. (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
The Classical model (or Cooke’s model) for elicitation and combination of expert judgments has been used in science and engineering since at least the early 1990’s. The most widely used program for applications of this model is EXCALIBUR. However, its code is not available for practitioners, which limits the accessibility and potential of the...
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Wu, K. (author), Tichem, M. (author)
Photonic packaging, which includes high-precision assembly of photonic sub-systems, is currently a bottleneck in the development of commercially-available integrated photonic products. In the pursuit of a fully-automated, high-precision, and cost-effective photonic alignment scheme for two multi-channel photonic chips, this paper explores...
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Del Estal Herrero, A. (author), Perçin, M. (author), Karasek, M. (author), van Oudheusden, B.W. (author)
Flow visualizations have been performed on a free flying, flapping-wing micro air vehicle (MAV), using a large-scale particle image velocimetry (PIV) approach. The PIV method involves the use of helium-filled soap bubbles (HFSB) as tracer particles. HFSB scatter light with much higher intensity than regular seeding particles, comparable to that...
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Krietemeyer, A. (author), ten Veldhuis, J.A.E. (author), van der Marel, H. (author), Realini, Eugenio (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Dual-frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs) enable the estimation of Zenith Tropospheric Delay (ZTD) which can be converted to PrecipitableWater Vapor (PWV). The density of existing GNSS monitoring networks is insufficient to capture small-scale water vapor variations that are especially important for extreme weather...
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Teoh, T.G.H. (author), Kunze, Oliver (author), Teo, Chee-Chong (author), Diew Wong, Yiik (author)
The high costs of using electric vehicles (EVs) is hindering wide-spread adoption of an EV-centric decarbonisation strategy for urban freight transport. Four opportunity charging (OC) strategies—during breaks and shift changes, during loading activity, during unloading activity, or while driving on highways—are evaluated towards reducing EV...
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Couasnon, A.A.O. (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
Traditional flood hazard analyses often rely on univariate probability distributions; however, in many coastal catchments, flooding is the result of complex hydrodynamic interactions between multiple drivers. For example, synoptic meteorological conditions can produce considerable rainfall-runoff, while also generating wind-driven elevated sea...
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