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van Leeuwen, Menno (author)
Cutter suction dredgers are a type of hydraulic dredgers often used in areas with hard soil where other types of dredging vessels would be ineffective. As a result of the wide range of type of soil that is being cut a lot of variation is seen in the power demand on the cutter suction dredger's diesel-electric power generation system....
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Durieux, Roos (author)
This master thesis project describes the process of the designing of a model that offers a way to improve the acceptation of insects as ingredients.
The final designs show an answer to the assignment: a product or product service combination, which contributes to increasing (multi contextual) insect consumption by improving the acceptation ...
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van der Reek, Menno (author)
With the arrival of smart electricity meters energy consumption can be monitored continuously and displayed on external devices such as phones or tablets. As a consequence, users become more aware of their energy usage which may result in a reduction in energy consumption. Nevertheless, many countries in Europe still use an analog electricity...
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Zafeiropoulou, Katerina (author)
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is the accelerated process of intervertebral disc decay (decrease of disc thickness, enhanced cell death, ECM damage and collagen loss etc.), accompanied with pain, as well as structural and functional failure. So far, there are no therapies that can inhibit or even reverse the degenerative progress of this...
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Abil, Biran (author)
The electrical properties of a widely used stress control tube for medium voltage heat-shrink joints are examined in this master thesis by using non-destructive laboratory methods. They were determined by use of time domain dielectric response test while changing the DC electric field, temperature and level of humidity.

In order to...
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Boerrigter, T.J. (author)
Coda Wave Interferometry analysis is studied for rocks subjected to brittle deformation which is induced by an Uniaxial Compressive Strength testing machine. Ultrasonic pulses, 1 MHz and 2.25MHz, are sent through rock samples and recorded throughout the loading up-to failure. A novel method is proposed, the rolling cross correlation, which can...
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Vitalis, Dimitris (author)
Transparency is embraced more and more in contemporary architecture and therefore glass has become one of the most important materials in the building industry. In structural glass applications the elements are dimensioned based on stiffness and strength requirements. This research investigates the potential of glass sandwich structures as a way...
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Spada, Livio (author)
From an analysis of the higher education system in Bogotà, it came out an isolation and social closing of university campuses in the city.
It follows that high knowledge becomes elitist and inaccessible, and that the city and the university are losing their relation.

The design consists in opening a new democratic dialogue between...
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Nardi, Alex (author)
This research aims at modeling the trajectory followed by the Galileo spacecraft during a variety of flybys about the Galilean moons. The chosen flybys have good Earth’s elevation angles and either low or high closest-approach altitudes, so that the comparison of the two can give relevant insight into the accuracy of the corresponding...
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Kalogeropoulou, Nadia (author)
The development of the landscape around the national border, a usually “unreachable” space due to mentality issues and practical difficulties, is the subject of this graduation project. Enhancing inner connections, literally and symbolically, has been the key to preserve and celebrate the unique qualities of the borderland. A combination of...
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Nazari, Mustafa (author)
The research and the development of biodegradable Sandstone at TU Delft Architecture, Delft. This study was aimed to test the biodegradable Sandstone and develop a method to improve the quality of life of the refugee camp by using biodegradable Standstone. The subject of this study was selected by Mustafa Nazari, he discovered biodegradable...
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Verlinde, Marijn (author)
The building industry produces 40% of the total amount of waste in the Netherlands and almost all of this waste leads to landfill loading. This has been the start for this research into a circular biobased composite façade.

The question for building materials is expected to increase in the future and some common used materials impend...
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Klapwijk, Anouk (author)
With a new scale of operating and constructing large offshore wind farms, harbours and adjacent cities are facing a transition. This transition will include an increase of work migration and temporary citizens within the area. The construction of a wind farm from the port of Vlissingen-Oost will result in a comings and goings of all kind of high...
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Giouri, Evina (author)
Zero energy high rise buildings aim for a more sustainable urban environment, by reducing energy use demand, producing energy from renewable systems, but at the same time maintaining high thermal comfort levels. This research aims to implement a new integrated strategy, by means of an integrated optimization of various design variables of a high...
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Fuehrer, Eva (author)
The transformation of buildings is one of the main emergent themes in contemporary architecture. This does not only count for monuments, but also
for the existing housing stock. This graduation project deals with the transformation of 4 buildings in Delft, build in the ERA- building system – a non-traditional construction system.
Because...
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Pepels, Nadia (author)
Driven by my fascination for utopian open structures that give answer to the unexpected, I have been exploring the meaning of flexibility for the city of today.
The project is called Arrival City: a radical transformation of the modern ruin at the Hofplein-area in Rotterdam into a transitplace for all kinds of newcomers.
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Katona, Janos (author)
This is a complex project focused on combing a working and living environment for the employees of a tech company located in Amsterdam at the former Apple Market. The design redevelops an existing, underutilized parking garage and the adjacent waterfront to create an innovation district integrated within the urban fabric, with special attention...
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Franken, Sacha (author)
For us human beings in the West, clothing has become a disposable product that provides us with protection from the environment and displays our sense of style. But, the future of clothing is about to change with the rise of smart textiles.

Enso is a blouse designed for female employees that work in office environments aged 25 to 35...
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Mendez Blanco, Carlos Samuel (author)
Nowadays in large-scale process industry, high purity of products is not only desired but crucial. Products must meet high-purity standards to conform with market and customers’ requirements. Two chemical processes, reaction and distillation, are essential to achieve these objectives. To overcome certain disadvantages and/or limitations that...
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Petridis, Ioannis (author)
Visual evoked potentials, i.e responses to visual stimulation as recorded using electroencephalography have indicated the existence of nonlinear behavior of the visual pathway. Nonlinearities and time delay in the visual system play an important role in understanding the complex nature of the visual system. This study investigated the nonlinear...
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