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Linssen, Mara (author)
Large complex infrastructural projects and programs show cost overruns and delays. As these are often funded by governmental bodies, the cost overruns also have an economic impact for society. Where projects are focused on delivering their scope within time and budget, a program is focused on achieving a broader goal. To do so, a program...
master thesis 2024
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Kalb, Annelotte (author)
On January 1st 2024, the Environment and Planning Act (EPA) took effect in the Netherlands. This legislation aims to simplify existing environmental legislation for spatial projects by combining them into one. An important pillar of the EPA, specifically of the environmental permit, is public participation. However, the safeguarding of this in...
master thesis 2024
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Firdous, Sana (author)
The Dutch construction industry mainly operates on a linear economy model. However, <br/>transitioning to a circular economy (CE) is seen as essential for meeting climate change <br/>objectives and adhering to the Paris Agreement. However, the industry has been slow to <br/>adopt CE principles, primarily due to its inherent aversion to risk and...
master thesis 2024
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Ghijs, Anna (author)
Since the financial crisis of 2007, construction companies in the Netherlands have seen shrinking profit margins, due to for instance project and process success criteria that have been extended beyond economic objectives to include environmental and social requirements, increasing stakeholder requirements, disrupted supply chains due to global...
master thesis 2023
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Rijnhart, Ruben (author)
This research casts a discerning lens on Benefit Management within Dutch infrastructure projects, endeavouring to bridge the gap between theoretical frameworks and their practical real-world application. The aim is to augment value realization and ensure efficient resource utilization to maximize project benefits.<br/>Infrastructure projects,...
master thesis 2023
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Namdarmoghadam, Arad (author)
Innovative projects have a high failure rate, which is costly in terms of wasted raw materials and technical resources if the facility does not operate. In this master's thesis, the applicability of modular design for reusing the equipment is evaluated in an effort to decrease this waste and improve the circular market.<br/>To encourage...
master thesis 2023
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Singh, Sneha (author)
The Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are broadly divided into two categories: leading indicators and lagging indicators. Leading indicators measure activities that have a significant effect on future performance of a project. The leading indicator thus help in taking proactive measures, while lagging indicators measure the output of past...
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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van Leeuwen, Lucia (author)
The world is facing environmental change, mainly due to human actions. To prevent serious environmental, economic, and societal impacts of climate change, all United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) member countries have committed to limit global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial level by 2050....
master thesis 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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RIZOPOULOU, EVANGELIA (author)
Precast concrete appears to be promising in dealing with delays in housing construction, yet long lead times are apparent in this industry. Lead time refers to the time that elapses between placing and receiving an order. The construction company Janssen de Jong recognizes the problem of sub-components’ long lead times in precast concrete house...
master thesis 2022
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Lukin Ragni, Natalia (author)
Nowadays, construction projects face cost overruns and delays on a regular basis, not being able to achieve the success standards expected. This is widely attributed to the fast changing and dynamic environment of construction projects. It is argued that the project management mostly used has a traditional and conservative approach which is...
master thesis 2022
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SATISH, PRANAVA (author)
Incorporating sustainable practices in projects through a project management approach has gained traction in recent years. The current definition of integrating sustainability in projects is ambiguous (Schipper, Sivius, &amp; Nedeski, 2012) and stakeholders hold different perspectives on the topic. Integrating sustainability in projects has...
master thesis 2022
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Meijer, Mirthe (author)
The Netherlands must be natural gas-free by 2050. This means that neighbourhoods throughout the Netherlands will have to be overhauled for the construction of heat networks. In addition, we are increasingly faced with the effects of climate change, such as flooding and increasing heat. Both tasks require physical changes in the built environment...
master thesis 2021
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Orona Calleros, Daniela (author)
As a subset of Large Infrastructure Projects (LIPs), cross-border projects are characterized by their technical complexity, lead time, diverse actors involved and immense coordination and collaboration challenges due to the participation of organizations coming from different nations and institutional frameworks. As researchers recognize, these...
master thesis 2021
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Dingelstad, Daniël (author)
Despite 20 years of research into opportunity management, construction organizations are struggling to capture opportunities in practice. The goal of this research was to improve the management of opportunities in a construction organization. Four sub-research questions were used to (1) create an overview of opportunity management theory, (2)...
master thesis 2021
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Andringa, Lise (author)
The goal of this research is to provide insights into the relationships between complexities and risks to be used in risk analysis and management of complex construction projects. In preparation of the exploratory survey, a literature study is performed. After that, the CBRAT (Complexity Based Risk Assessment Technique) is designed to capture...
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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Karantani, Chrysa Nefeli (author)
Construction projects deal with a lot of uncertainties in the design stage and therefore, changes in the design are sometimes unavoidable. There are various factors leading to design changes, however, the most frequent factor is the client. Clients often produce vague design briefs and as a result, design changes are expected at a later stage,...
master thesis 2020
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van Ham, Sebastiaan (author), Zijlstra, Kije (author), van Hulten, Chris (author), Laghmouchi, Kamal (author), Verschuyl, Paulien (author), Jagt, Milan (author)
The use of the North Sea has transitioned into an intensely used industrial area, with the climate agreement as a driving force. The Paris agreement demands countries to change their main energy resources from oil, coal and gas to renewable resources such as wind. The Dutch government chose to use the space offshore for the development of wind...
student report 2020
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