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Kolk, Iris (author)
This study develops a decision method for the implementation and assessment of standardisation in order to improve the Replacement & Renovation process of hydraulic structures. Possible improvements in the Replacement & Renovation process and the implementation of standardisation were identified by conducting semi-structured interviews....
master thesis 2024
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Joseph, Sam (author)
In 1987, Brundtland coined the term "sustainable development" to tackle the worldwide issue of environmental deterioration. Subsequent to that, swift progressions in science and technology have resulted in climate change, characterized by a rapid increase in global temperatures. The primary objective of the Paris Climate agreement is to limit...
master thesis 2023
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Osman Abou, Wael (author)
In project-based organizations, enhancing performance and augmentation of project value rely heavily on the effective assimilation of past experiences. Nevertheless, the intricate nature of projects and time constraints present extra challenges for an effective learning across various project teams. Inter-project learning, particularly in the...
master thesis 2023
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Gerlag, Josje (author)
The current market forces of infrastructural projects in the Dutch construction sector necessitate public clients to divide a large-scale multidisciplinary project into multiple contracts. This causes diverse contractors to have to work simultaneously. Interfaces arise between the contracts, which require a deeper collaboration to align all...
master thesis 2023
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van der Linde, Dorine (author)
master thesis 2023
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Savitri Dinar Wulandari, Savitri (author)
With the expansion of infrastructure projects in the Netherlands in terms of size and complexity, government bodies are increasingly inclined towards adopting a programmatic approach for managing multiple projects. This approach incorporates innovations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in achieving program objectives. However, the...
master thesis 2023
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Patil, Mrinal (author)
This research extensively examines the pivotal shift toward circularity within the European construction and building sector, with a specific emphasis on HVAC systems in utility buildings. It commences by underscoring the pressing urgency precipitated by the Paris Agreement of 2015 and subsequent climate objectives, necessitating reductions in...
master thesis 2023
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Mignoli, Giulio (author)
This master thesis is focused on developing a comprehensive decision-making framework for the bidding process of innovative projects in the EPC industry. The research explores the current literature on the bidding process, risks, uncertainties, managing risks during the bidding process, and decision-making. It identifies EPC contractors'...
master thesis 2023
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Navandar, Aditya (author)
In recent years, the concept of sustainability has grown in popularity and has become a critical strategic component for businesses (Garza, 2013). Corporate organizations, as the industry's productive drivers, play a crucial role in attaining sustainable development. Thus, the problems have shifted from "WHY" to "HOW" to integrate sustainability...
master thesis 2022
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Gomez Chica, Tatiana (author)
Programmes in the Dutch infrastructure sector can contribute to overcoming the industry’s lagging performance and the increasing amount of renovation of work it is currently facing. Additionally, they have the potential to integrate the fragmented supply chain while facilitating better coordination of the projects being executed more effectively...
master thesis 2022
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Albers, Tjitske (author)
The aim of the thesis investigates and addresses what strategies municipalities can use in relation to collaborative action in a collaborative governance setting to facilitate heat transition at regional scale. The heat transition is a multifaceted problem where fragmentation and a deficient direction role of municipalities is a key...
master thesis 2022
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VED, VRAJESH (author)
Researchers in the past have shown that communication is integral to successful results in a project's design phase. This is said so as there are multiple professionals from diverse backgrounds who come together to prepare a project's design. Consequently, communication between these professionals becomes a key component as it is the way they...
master thesis 2021
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Donker, Jonathan (author)
Reuse is highly appraised in the theories about circularity and sustainability. However, overpass girders in the main road network of Rijkswaterstaat are never reused for the same function. There are barriers present which hampers the reusing elements in comparison with the traditional way of handling infrastructure projects. Most of the main...
master thesis 2021
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Klarenbeek, Lara (author)
The climate is changing and industries world-wide need to transform to assure a liveable earth for future generations. Within the construction sector, this requires a different approach and perspective on the life-cycle of civil engineering assets since the construction industry and its build environment is the world’s largest consumer of raw...
master thesis 2021
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Molenaar, Hanna (author)
An increasing awareness of sustainability problems urges the need for more sustainable practices within the infrastructure industry. Organisations actively engage sustainability in strategic missions and objectives. However, how these visions translate proactively to the tactical and operational levels of decision-making is still considered an...
master thesis 2021
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Huijsman, Douwe (author)
There is a lot of uncertainty in climate change developments, and therefore in its consequences. For the flood defence system of the Netherlands, an important consequence of climate change is the sea level rise. Marine locks are large, rigid, and intricate structures, with a required lifespan of at least 100 years, for which often design...
master thesis 2021
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Srivastava, Shreya (author)
Infrastructure mega-projects are highly important for economic and societal growth, but they are also extremely susceptible to a high degree of risks leading to massive delays. These delays affect not only the project schedule but also the cost and the quality. The delay events are present throughout the project life cycle but, according to the...
master thesis 2020
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