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Lopez Pena, L.A. (author)During the primary oil recovery, wells are drilled into the reservoir, and due to natural driving forces, the oil flows to the surface through these production wells. Unfortunately, the production of oil in this first stage is typically between only five and ten percent of the oil in place in the reservoir. In the secondary oil recovery some...doctoral thesis 2019
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Diaz Cortes, G.B. (author)Simulation of flow through highly heterogeneous porous media results in large illconditioned systems of equations. In particular, solving the linearized pressure system can be especially timeconsuming. Therefore, extensive efforts to find ways to address this issue effectively are required. In this work, we introduce a PODbased deflation...doctoral thesis 2019
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Lukyanov, A. (author)N many fields of science and engineering, such as fluid or structural mechanics, and nanotechnology, dynamical systems at different scale need to be simulated, optimized or controlled. They are often described by discretizations of systems of nonlinear partial differential equations yielding highdimensional discrete phase spaces. For this...doctoral thesis 2019
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Raftaritangabi, Behrouz (author)Electron microscopes take advantage of a beam of electrons to illuminate a<br/>specimen and extract the needed information from the interaction of particles<br/>with matter in order to produce a high resolution image. The main research<br/>question of the present study arose from the fact that this resolution is degraded<br/>when a given...doctoral thesis 2018
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Astudillo Rengifo, R.A. (author)In several applications in science and engineering, different types of matrix problems emerge from the discretization of partial differential equations.<br/>This thesis is devoted to the development of new algorithms to solve this<br/>kind of problems. In particular, when the matrices involved are sparse and<br/>nonsymmetric. The new algorithms...doctoral thesis 2018
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Baumann, M.M. (author)Seismic FullWaveform Inversion is an imaging technique to better understand the earth's subsurface. Therefore, the reflection intensity of sound waves is measured in a field experiment and is matched with the results from a computer simulation in a leastsquares sense. From a computational pointofview, but also from an economic view point,...doctoral thesis 2018
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Thomas, R. (author)A power system is composed of various components such as generators, transformers, transmission lines, switching devices and loads. They have their mathematical model and graphical representation. Sometimes, a power system’s change of topology occurs due to events like short circuits, lightning striking a transformer, or a reconfiguration of the...doctoral thesis 2017
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Oud, G.T. (author)This research entails the numerical simulation of physical flow instabilities that can occur in twophase pipe flows with a new efficient algorithm. The fluids are assumed to be immiscible, and the flow is incompressible and isothermal in a straight circular pipe section with a certain inclination. The numerical algorithm that was developed...doctoral thesis 2017
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Aissa, M.H. (author)Design optimization relies heavily on timeconsuming simulations, especially when using gradientfree optimization methods. These methods require a large number of simulations in order to get a remarkable improvement over reference designs, which are nowadays based on the accumulated engineering knowledge already quite optimal.<br/>High...doctoral thesis 2017
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Koppenol, D.C. (author)Dermal wounds are a significant global problem; although the treatment of these wounds has improved considerably over the last few decades, a treatment still does not result in a complete regeneration of the injured tissue. Instead, the final outcome of the healing process is scar tissue. The material properties of scar tissue are different from...doctoral thesis 2017
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 Raees, F. (author) doctoral thesis 2016
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Van Wijngaardenvan Rossum, W.K. (author)Biogrout is a method to reinforce sand and gravel by the production of calcium carbonate. This calcium carbonate is produced using microorganisms that are either present in the subsoil or injected into it. The microorganisms are supplied with urea and calcium. Subsequently, they catalyse the hydrolysis of urea, by which carbonate is formed. In...doctoral thesis 2016
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Qiu, Y. (author)Optimal flow control problems are important for applications in science and engineering. Solving such problems usually requires the solution of a large linear generalized saddlepoint system. This linear system is sparse and highly indefinite. In order to solve such systems using Krylov subspace methods, efficient preconditioners are necessary...doctoral thesis 2015
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Gupta, R. (author)In this work we study the implementations of deflation and preconditioning techniques for solving illconditioned linear systems using iterative methods. Solving such systems can be a timeconsuming process because of the jumps in the coefficients due to large difference in material properties. We have developed implementations of the iterative...doctoral thesis 2015
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Li, X. (author)In this dissertation, we focus on exploiting superconvergence for discontinuous Galerkin methods and constructing a superconvergence extraction technique, in particular, SmoothnessIncreasing AccuracyConserving (SIAC) filtering. The SIAC filtering technique is based on the superconvergence property of discontinuous Galerkin methods and aims to...doctoral thesis 2015
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Knibbe, H.P. (author)The oil and gas industry makes use of computational intensive algorithms to provide an image of the subsurface. The image is obtained by sending wave energy into the subsurface and recording the signal required for a seismic wave to reflect back to the surface from the Earth interfaces that may have different physical properties. A seismic wave...doctoral thesis 2015
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Den Ouden, D. (author)Steels with higher strength and better formability are increasingly required by the automotive industry because they can provide higher safety, reduce energy consumption and thus lead to a better environmental protection. To meet these requirements, it is a sustainable effort for steel industry to develop high strength formable steels. One of...doctoral thesis 2015
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Sheikh, A.H. (author)The Helmholtz equation is the simplest possible model for the wave propagation. Perhaps this is the reason, despite denying traditional iterative methods like Krylov subspace methods, Multigrids, etcetera, numerical solution of the Helmholtz equation has been an interesting and abundant problem to researchers since years. The work in this...doctoral thesis 2014
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Van 't Wout, E. (author)The aim of this thesis is to design a computational method that can be used in modern stealth technology. In particular, the computational method should be capable to simulate scattering of ultrawideband radar signals for military aircraft constructed with ferromagnetic radar absorbent materials. A fullwave boundary element method has been...doctoral thesis 2013
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 Van Slingerland, P. (author) doctoral thesis 2013
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