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Schmidt, K.E. (author)
Assignment With the release of new frigates by 2030, the target is set to operate them with fewer personnel by introducing more complex systems on board. An important human-computer interaction challenge lies in the design of decision support with new technologies, which was explored in my graduation project. Phase 1: Research This project...
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Franssen, T.J. (author)
In this project, the opportunities were investigated when combining shape-memory alloy material with 3D printing technology. This combination has the potential to create objects that are able to move on their own. Shape-memory alloys are as the name suggests material with a Shape-Memory this unique quality makes it possible to program a shape...
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Van den Corput, F. (author)
The mystery and beauty of the cosmos have been the subject of our interest for ages, allowing people to navigate, tell stories and find answers to our most existential questions. However, light pollution and the complexity of optical instruments have made us lose touch with the splendour of the universe. An opportunity was found to remedy this...
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Stevens, D. (author)
The graduation project This graduation project was executed for EDS – Casting & Forging B.V. (EDS). EDS (Engineering Design and Supply) is a company which is particularly involved in the designing of products and parts for other companies. These are metal products or parts which are mostly produced by casting. EDS reduces the weight and costs by...
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Esseveld, R.N. (author)
The thesis entails a project in which companies that collect, re-furbish and re-use , used building materials have been studied. The collaborating company, Buurman werkplaats en materialen, is such a company and was interested in becoming more attractive for the business to business market. For this reason, the analysis of the thesis focused on...
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van Nieuwmegen, O. (author)
This report aims to analyse the possibilities of smart technology for firefighters and how it can be used to make the firefighter department more efficient and safe. The analysis phase focussed on exploring firefighters’ needs and the characteristics of their culture. Besides that, the technological opportunities were investigated, aiming to...
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Ham, M.J. (author)
The aim of this project, a cooperation between TU Delft and Transavia, was to find short-term solutions for the hand luggage problem. A hand luggage problem occurs when the amount of hand luggage brought to the gate exceeds the available space in the cabin. First an overview was created of all insights to indicate the deeper reasoning why hand...
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Burford, J.C. (author)
The assignment given by AFKL was to improve customer satisfaction of outstation lounges. Whether this be by improving the current lounges or by coming up with new, alternative services to the lounge. From research it was concluded that there are three different types of lounge users: time efficient, regular, and cautious or working. It’s...
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Wesselman, D.N. (author)
This integrated master thesis presents the outcomes of a research conducted to obtain a double master degree of the masters Strategic Product Design and Science Communication. The research focusses on the communication and collaboration between the engineering and a remote production department in during the ship production phase. A...
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Van den Eijnde, W. (author)
The assignment was compiled by the student itself without a company involvement. It originated from the student its observation that there seemed to be very little style variation in guitar amplifier design. The formulation of this observation with the objective to find a new style for this product category, evolving from the traditional style,...
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Wang, W. (author)
Nowadays lots of smart materials have been developed and are looking for meaningful applications that would benefit people’s life in the future. These emerging materials need to be materialised and realized through the manufacturing process. On the other hand, looking at the trend of manufacturing, the development of additive manufacturing has...
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ten Cate, W.J.A. (author)
This graduation project was started on the observation that most orthopaedic companies seem to be still far away from producing 3D printed sockets for customers. Research into manual and digital manufacturing methods resulted in an overview of the possibilities for integrating digital tools into the socket production process. Together with the...
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de Hoop, J. (author)
Since post-consumer plastics have less well defined properties compared to virgin plastics they are not widely applied in consumer products. This thesis studied the unique qualities of post-consumer plastics. Tensile tests were performed, studying the impact qualities of recycled HDPE sheets. Leading to the optimisation of sheet production of...
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Snijder, T.A. (author)
Inability to adapt to growth is a problem in the field of pediatric prostheses. Current prostheses do not adapt to the normal growth of children’s limbs and require constant visits to health care providers for adjustment or replacement. To solve this issue a new socket was designed making use of auxetic metamaterials. The residual limb of the...
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Van Zoelen, E. (author)
Smart thermostats like Toon are part of an overarching product category called Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS). These products provide consumers with feedback on their energy usage and consequently help them reduce their energy usage. Recently, energy companies have started offering these devices to their customers. The underlying...
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Henselmans, G.G.M. (author)
Problem situation - Global population is expected to double its size in 2030 (EMF, 2013), so will global consumption. Resource scarcity and associated environmental impact has shown that the current way of conducting business is not sustainable (Bocken et al., 2014). A promising alternative is proposed; circular economy. This new economic system...
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Homburg, B.A.P. (author)
A new airport furniture collection has been designed for passengers that travel in groups and experience airside dwell-time at an airport terminal. Traveling with a group is trending, more than 28% of passengers at Schiphol travel with more than two persons. Passengers traveling in groups have different waiting behaviour and thus different needs...
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Baldini, L. (author)
In the past decades, universities’ involvement in socio-economic development, which goes along with their teaching and researching activities, has defined a new role for them in society’s ecosystem. This new role is often referred with the term of “entrepreneurial” university, whose objectives are positive societal, economic and environmental...
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Van der Valk, S. (author)
The Netherlands is known for its intensive use of bicycles. Bicycle mobility leaves its mark and is an important aspect in the design of public environments. This graduation project in centred around the theme of bicycle parking in public environments. The first phase of this project researches and analyses how bicycle parking is dealt with...
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Vlugter, J.C. (author)
Over the course of the 20th century, plastics have transformed the way we use, design and manufacture the products that define our everyday lives. Yet as our global demand for plastics increases, so does the amount of plastic waste that is created. Currently only a small amount of the material value of this waste stream is retrieved through...
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