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Koldewijn, Niels (author)
Reusing water is a crucial part of the solution for addressing the growing concern regarding the risk of water scarcity in industrialized and urbanized areas. This study introduces a tool for the design of water networks, focusing on water reuse in industrial parks. Utilizing a mixed-integer nonlinear programming (MINLP) model developed earlier,...
master thesis 2024
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Kleijweg, Marvin (author)
The aim of this thesis project is to understand how policy instruments influence the adoption of wood-based building practices and to examine the effect of increased wood-based construction on circular practices. This study identifies key actors in the built environment, including housing associations, private owners, construction and demolition...
master thesis 2023
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Biermann, Niklas (author)
The metaverse is one of the most disruptive technologies to evolve from the digital transformation. While the potential use cases of creating an immersive virtual world are numerous, the vision of an industrial metaverse is only recently emerging as a concept from the technology. In the automotive sector, manufacturers are starting to use...
master thesis 2023
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Schermerhorn, Anne (author)
A transition from a linear to a Circular Economy is called for. Futures markets in secondary raw materials can support the circular economy through allowing circular businesses to hedge price risk. A blockchain-based architecture is designed using Design Science Research. The architecture can be implemented to facilitate the underlying...
master thesis 2022
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Zhang, Annie (author)
In this research, a few initiatives were completed with practical industrial information and water samples from Heineken®. A Python model was built for an imaginary bottle washer, and tested with difference operational variables under the four testing scenarios. Based on the operational information fromthe Spanish brewery, a second Python model...
master thesis 2022
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Kofos, Angelos (author)
Humanity faces the challenge of dealing with resource exhaustion and environmental destruction. The root of these issues lies in the linear economic model established after the industrial revolution. This model relies on two fundamental principles, limitlessness and easily accessible resources and unlimited earth regenerative capacity. The...
master thesis 2021
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Valladolid Calderon, Carlos (author)
The Netherlands is aiming for a circular economy. To transition to a circular economy, eco-industrial parks (EIPs) are needed. The problem is that developing EIPs is not easy. Many industrial parks aiming to become more sustainable and transform into EIPs have failed. In the Netherlands, industrial symbiosis, which is the most important aspect...
master thesis 2021
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van Egmond, Olaf (author)
The global battle to reduce greenhouse gases changes many aspects of how we should think of our energy resources. For a large part, the industry is responsible for worldwide energy consumption. In the Netherlands, this share amounts to 41% of total energy production (Compendium voor de Leefomgeving, 2019). The industry is looking into different...
master thesis 2020
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Altenburg, Marte (author)
Technologies for the reduction of the carbon dioxide emissions in the Dutch vegetable oil and fat industry are identified and characterised by their costs and carbon emission reduction potential. The Dutch vegetable oil and fat industry consists of seven companies each producing more than 10 kton CO2 per year, emitting a total of 0.36 Mton CO2...
master thesis 2020
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Holland, Noor (author)
Water is an important resource in many industries in the world. Due to emerging regulatory framework, change in consumer’s perspective and increasing costs for water, industries are forced to move towards sustainable water use. Nowadays, improvements in the brewery industry are focussed on increasing the efficiency of the processes or treating...
master thesis 2019
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Bekkers, Stijn (author)
The Dutch government has announced that 7 million houses and 1 million buildings in the service sector need to be provided by sustainable heat in 2050 (Klimaatberaad, 2018b). This is an enormous challenge considering that over 90 percent of the houses and service sector buildings in the Netherlands are currently heated by the local combustion of...
master thesis 2019
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de Jong, Marnix (author)
At the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris in 2015, ambitious goals for the worldwide CO2 emissions were set. To achieve these goals, a huge reduction in CO2 emissions must be realized. For the energy market, the current aim is to use renewable electricity instead of fossil fuels. However, there are multiple sectors where...
master thesis 2018
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