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Ambagts, Janneke (author)
This master thesis addresses the challenge of project performance in the Civil Engineering (CE) sector, emphasizing the significance of collaboration, communication, and understanding among interdisciplinary project teams. Focusing on the role of empathy in contractor-client collaborations, the study investigates the potential impact of serious...
master thesis 2024
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Navale, Payal (author)
Climate change, driven primarily by carbon dioxide emissions, necessitates urgent action to decarbonize the energy sector. This urgency is highlighted by initiatives such as the European Green Deal aiming for a carbon-neutral European Union by 2050. The transition to green hydrogen contributes to reducing CO2 emissions, particularly in the...
master thesis 2023
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Hoekstra, Bas (author)
The Dutch construction sector is confronted with a complex and challenging situation. The majority of the infrastructural elements in the Netherlands were built in the 1950s and 60s, which means they are approaching the end of their lifespan. This state, in combination with backlogged maintenance and budget cuts, created a significant and urgent...
master thesis 2023
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Veen, Cristel (author)
Sustainability has gained global recognition due to the detrimental effects of human activities on the environment, resulting in climate and weather extremes. In the Netherlands, the infrastructure sector is a key focus for policymakers, as it is responsible for a significant portion of the country's carbon dioxide emissions due to Factors such...
master thesis 2023
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Kyrizakis, Kyriakos (author)
The market industry is rapidly changing and modifications are taking place. Over the years, it has been noticed that project success is a challenging issue, which requires several endeavours from project parties. The procurement system is characterized as a tool, the implementation of which delivers project results. The procurement system is...
master thesis 2023
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Nevostrueva, Anna (author)
People are the main asset of a consultancy firm, and a Project Manager is a key figure in the delivery of projects. Change Management theories suggest that the success of change efforts relies on three components: Leadership, Project Management and Change Management. Therefore, successful sustainability implementation depends significantly on...
master thesis 2023
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Dubbeldam, Nick (author)
This research aims to improve the structural safety of wide floor slabs with openings due to embedded non-structural elements. The multidisciplinary design of these slabs has resulted in various safety issues, including errors in the design due to the absence of a calculation method and insufficient integration between designs of different...
master thesis 2023
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Janssen, Donna (author), Kapper, Hannah (author), Smulders, Lisa (author), Prins, Pepijn (author), Krans, Berend (author), Lagerwey, Stijn (author)
The Hai Phong region is undergoing transformative changes through a Masterplan aimed at enhancing financial stability and improving the quality of life for the local community. A significant component of this Masterplan involves the construction of two new port terminals close to the mangroves of Do Son, a small town southeast of Hai Phong....
student report 2023
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Rutten, Sam (author)
Within this thesis report the transition to LH2 infrastructure at the airport is tackled. Specifically, how the airport can develop and adopt the infrastructure needed for LH2 supply logistics, storage, and refueling is researched. This process can be defined as a socio-technical transition in which a new niche technology (LH2 aviation...
master thesis 2022
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van Splunder, Thijs (author)
In modern construction, collaboration has become a key element for the success of projects. Both clients and contractors are aware of the importance of maintaining a solid relationship. However, as collaboration is subject to ambiguous factors that influence both the content of the project and the social elements, it is proven to be difficult to...
master thesis 2022
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Bertels, Anniek (author)
The purpose of this study was to understand the effect of empathy in the project team on the outcome of the integrated design process of infrastructure projects. Despite years of experience, many infrastructure projects are still underperforming. Within the project lifecycle, the integrated design process has an important role in this. Empathy...
master thesis 2022
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den Brave, Renske (author), van Doormaal, Thijn (author), Kuster, Tom (author), Termote, Daniëlle (author), Veen, Cristel (author), Westerink, Daan (author)
This study aims to create a redevelopment plan for the riverfront of Rosario by proposing a new spatial plan. This redevelopment plan is based on four themes that fall in line with the vision of the municipality in order for the riverfront to reach its full potential. These four themes are accessibility, safety, innovation and sustainability...
student report 2022
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Trommelen, Joost (author), Vermeulen, Stijn (author), Schouten, Geert (author), Kallan, Daniel (author)
The geographical features in the Southern part of Limburg forces precipitation from upstream located areas to flow through a bottleneck, which is exactly located at the city centre of Valkenburg. This makes increasing the safety level more complicated than in other areas. The safety level of Valkenburg has a lower standard in comparison to the...
student report 2022
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Benard, William (author)
This research aims to identify what is most important to focus on to improve the collaboration between contractors and engineering agencies. Research is done on different collaborative relationships, but the contractor and engineering agency collaboration is relatively new, as it did not exist before the major contractual change from traditional...
master thesis 2021
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Batelaan, Frédérique (author)
The aim of this research was to investigate if and how the project performance of integrated construction projects can be improved by focussing on empathy during the preconstruction phase. Big infrastructural construction projects often face a poor project performance which causes the sector is aimed at searching for strategies to deal with this...
master thesis 2021
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van Triest, Harmen (author)
One of the cornerstones of construction project delivery is contract management. It can be directly related to business and project performance (Muhammad et al., 2019). Nevertheless, contracts and contract management have proven to be a complex and risky undertaking. It has been named as one of the main causes of conflict in the construction...
master thesis 2021
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Kool, Marcel (author)
Worldwide, more and more actors have started to speak out their belief in a future with three-dimensional mobility as one of the solutions for congesting and polluted cities. Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicles – more popularly referred to as drones – are supposed to relieve the current infrastructure network, mainly roads, and...
master thesis 2020
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de Jong, Nena (author)
In infrastructure construction projects, stakeholder alignment is an important factor that contributes to project success and prevents excessive delays. Literature shows that it is known how to align stakeholders and what to do, however, when to carry out those actions, it not yet clear. This research contributes to that knowledge gap by...
master thesis 2020
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Godlewski, Gabriela (author), Caporalini, Luisa (author), Deuss, Bram (author)
The city of Venice has been prone to flooding throughout its history. However, flooding has recently been occurring more often than before. As a result, engineers have collaborated to come up with a potential solution to the flooding. This solution, a mobile barrier known as the Experimental Electromechanical Module (Modulo Sperimentale...
student report 2020
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Levinson, Marc (author)
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) currently manages 137 navigation locks. Most of them have been constructed during the 20st century and were considered as unique projects. This led to a great variety in their designs and characteristics. Currently, 52 locks are reaching the end of their technical life...
master thesis 2018
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