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Tu, Q. (author), de Haan, J. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)

This paper establishes a simple affordability model that implicitly incorporates the major Dutch market features to elucidate long-run house prices under a regulatory environment. The results reveal a long-run relationship for house prices under strict regulations. The association among house prices, income, interest rates, and inflation is...

journal article 2017
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Voorendt, M.Z. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author), Voortman, HG (author)
A lack of appropriate guidelines for the design and assessment hampers the development of multifunctional flood defenses like parking garages in quays and houses in dikes. The aim of the present paper, therefore, is to gain insight in the structural performance of multifunctional flood defenses and to provide a tool to evaluate design...
conference paper 2017
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Tsalidis, G.A. (author), Discha, F.E. (author), Korevaar, G. (author), Haije, W.G. (author), de Jong, W. (author), Kiel, J.H.A. (author)

This study evaluates whether a transition of large ports facilities to biofuel production for mobility improves the environmental performance and satisfies the renewable energy directive (RED) and it is the first LCA study that considers biofuel production from torrefied wood. The systems studied are wood, torrefied wood, and straw pellets...

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Mao, W. (author), Sloof, W.G. (author)

A dense and closed Wüstite scale is formed on pure iron and Mn alloyed steel after oxidation in Ar + 33 vol pct CO2 + 17 vol pct CO gas mixture. Reducing the Wüstite scale in Ar + H2 gas mixture forms a dense and uniform iron layer on top of the remaining Wüstite scale, which separates the unreduced scale from the gas...

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Qin, Xiaoqiong (author), Liao, Mingsheng (author), Zhang, L (author), Yang, M. (author)

Thermal dilation is a vital component of deformation along the extensive railway network infrastructure. To monitor subtle deformation, the synthetic aperture radar interferometry (InSAR) technique has been adopted as a space-borne geodetic tool. However, InSAR applications in railway stability surveillance have been largely limited by the...

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Moncada Escudero, J.A. (author), Nava Guerrero, G.D.C. (author), Park Lee, H. (author), Okur, Ö. (author), Chakraborty, S.T. (author), Lukszo, Z. (author)

The EU has set ambitious targets for an energy transition. While research often focuses on technology, institutions or actors, a transition requires complex coordination and comprehensive analysis and design. We propose a framework accounting for technology, institutions and actors' perspective to design in socio-technical systems. We present...

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Vogtländer, J.G. (author), Scheepens, A.E. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Peck, D.P. (author)

Eco-efficient Value Creation is a method to analyse innovative product and service design together with circular business strategies. The method is based on combined analyses of the costs, market value (perceived customer value) and eco-costs. This provides a prevention-based single indicator for ‘external environmental costs’ in LCA. The...

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de Jonge, W. (author)

Listed or not, many Modern-era buildings deserve our appreciation for their architectural merit, whether it be for the social developments that these buildings represent or for the innovative technologies applied and used in their making. Early preservation projects of Modern ‘icons’ carried out in the 1980s–1990s provided valuable...

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Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Oei, A. (author)

In order to attain a truly sustainable society it is necessary for people to make ‘the sustainable choice’ in daily life, business and governance. Instrumental in increasing the awareness and understanding about sustainability issues and improving people's behaviour regarding sustainability issues is sustainability education. However,...

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Dintzner, N.J.R. (author)
Most modern software systems can be adjusted to satisfy sets of conflicting requirements issued by different groups of users, based on their intended usage or execution context. For systems where configurations are a core concern, specific implementation mechanisms are put in place to allow the instantiation of sets of tailored components. Among...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Goudar Vishwanathappa, M. (author)
Turbulence is implicitly present or explicitly desired in many natural and industrial processes, such as, flow over solid surfaces, cloud formation, pollination, combustion, and chemical mixing. Hence, a better understanding of turbulence can aid in fuel saving by reducing drag in the case of flow over solid surfaces, namely, cars, airplanes,...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Rogova, E.S. (author)
Reliability of transport equipment plays a crucial role in providing safety for passengers. Safety systems of transport equipment perform safety functions with assigned safety integrity levels (SIL). If the reliability of a safety system is not sufficient, it has to be improved till the required level. This can be done by improving maintenance,...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Wang, J. (author)
The rise of intelligent transportation, autonomous driving and 3D virtual cities demands highly accurate and regularly updated 2D and 3D maps. However, traditional surveying andmapping techniques are inadequate as they are labor intensive and cost inefficient. Mobile Laser Scanning (MLS) systems, which combine Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Mohajerin Esfahani, P. (author), Kuhn, Daniel (author)

We consider stochastic programs where the distribution of the uncertain parameters is only observable through a finite training dataset. Using the Wasserstein metric, we construct a ball in the space of (multivariate and non-discrete) probability distributions centered at the uniform distribution on the training samples, and we seek decisions...

journal article 2017
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Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author)
doctoral thesis 2017
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van Arem, B. (author)
other 2017
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van Arem, B. (author)
other 2017
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Silvestri, C. (author)
The performances of microelectronic and optoelectronic devices are often severely limited by high temperatures and insufficient heat management. Therefore, when considering device fabrication and packaging, it is important to select materials based on their thermal performance. The increasing demand for more integrated functionality and...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Koolstra, H.J. (author)
Loss of aircraft lateral control can be problem, specifically when multi engine propeller aircraft are faced with an engine failure. Another, less frequent phenomena is the loss of lateral control in case of aircraft damage. In this thesis, a method is developed to determine the minimum required aircraft velocity as a function of aircraft state...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Alshuhail, A.A. (author)
One of the most crucial estimates obtained from reflection seismology is the seismic image. It provides a map of the subsurface reflectivities. However, in order to construct an accurate map an accurate propagation velocity model is needed. For simple geologic environments an isotropic velocity model is sufficient, however, for complex geologic...
doctoral thesis 2017
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