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Molin, E.J.E. (author), Cats, O. (author), Chorus, C.G. (author)

The risk of being involved in an airplane accident is largely ignored in air passengers’ choice models. The reason presumably is that it is hard to operationalize, because objective safety indicators often involve extremely low probabilities that are hard to grasp and interpret by passengers. In this paper, we propose an operationalization...

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Willems, C.J.L. (author), Maghami Nick, Hamidreza M. (author), Bruhn, D.F. (author)
This paper evaluates the impact of reduction of doublet well spacing, below the current West Netherlands Basin standard of 1000 to 1500 m, on the Net Present Value (NPV) and the life time of fluvial Hot Sedimentary Aquifer (HSA) doublets. First, a sensitivity analysis is used to show the possible advantage of such reduction on the NPV. The...
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Hassan, A.M. (author), Bruining, J. (author), Musa, Tagwa (author), Chahardowli, M. (author)

Recent developments in Radio Frequency (800 MHz–1000 MHz) Identification (RFID) devices suggest that it is possible to use them for wireless laboratory measurements of the dielectric coefficients (or compositions) of fluid mixtures with possible spin-off for their use in the petroleum engineering practice. The advantage of RFID devices is...

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Savija, B. (author), Lukovic, M. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), de Mendoca Filho, Fernando Franca (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
Abstract In the past two decades, much research has been devoted to overcoming the inherent brittleness of cementitious materials. To that end, several solutions have been proposed, mainly utilizing fibres. One of the most promising classes of materials is strain hardening cementitious composite (SHCC). It utilizes PVA fibres, and it is...
journal article 2017
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Vossepoel, F.C. (author), Hanssen, R.F. (author), Voskov, D.V. (author)
other 2017
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Radermacher, M. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
The presence of complex nearshore sand bar patterns (i.e. alongshore bathymetric variability) has an impact on local currents, affecting recreational safety and nearshore mixing processes. This study assesses the evolution of alongshore bathymetric variability along the Delfland coast in The Netherlands, over the first 5 years after construction...
conference paper 2017
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Verhagen, H.J. (author), van den Bos, J.P. (author)
For this book we have deliberately chosen that the text should follow a more or less logical design procedure for breakwaters. It follows the required design steps from the system level down to the individual crosssection level, and in time from conceptual design to construction. This systematic approach starts at the functional description of...
lecture notes 2017
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Tabaković, Amir (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Post, W. (author), Garcia Espallargas, Santiago J. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)

This article presents development of a novel self-healing technology for asphalt pavements, where asphalt binder rejuvenator is encapsulated within the compartmented alginate fibres. The key objective of the study was to optimise the compartmented alginate fibre design, i.e., maximising amount of rejuvenator encapsulated within the fibre. The...

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Lantsoght, E.O.L. (author), de Boer, A. (author), Hordijk, D.A. (author)
Load testing of bridges is a practice that is as old as their construction. In the past, load testing gave the traveling public a feeling that a newly opened bridge is safe. Nowadays, the bridge stock in many countries is aging, and load testing is used for the assessment of existing bridges. This paper aims at giving an overview of the current...
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Sarna, K. (author), Russchenberg, H.W.J. (author)
A new method for continuous observation of aerosol–cloud interactions with ground-based remote sensing instruments is presented. The main goal of this method is to enable the monitoring of the change of the cloud droplet size due to the change in the aerosol concentration. We use high-resolution measurements from a lidar, a radar and a...
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Keyvan Ekbatani, M. (author), Gao, X. (author), Gayah, V.V. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author)
Recent findings regarding macroscopic relationships of urban traffic measures such as the Macroscopic or Network Fundamental Diagram (MFD or NFD) have led to the development of novel traffic control strategies that can be applied at a network-wide level. One pertinent example is perimeter flow control (also known as gating or metering), which...
conference paper 2016
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Dalm, M. (author), Buxton, M.W.N. (author)
LIBS was applied to 19 Au-Ag ore samples to investigate if this technique can be used to distinguish between economic and sub-economic ore either by direct detection of these elements or by using other elements as indicators. However, the Au and Ag grades of the samples are below the detection limit of the LIBS setup that was used. Furthermore,...
conference paper 2016
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Wandinger, U. (author), Freudenthaler, V. (author), Baars, H. (author), Amodeo, A. (author), Engelmann, R. (author), Mattis, I. (author), Gross, S. (author), Pappalardo, G. (author), Giunta, G. (author), D'Amico, G. (author), Chaikovsky, A. (author), Osipenko, F. (author), Slesar, A. (author), Nicolae, D. (author), Belegante, L. (author), Talianu, C. (author), Serikov, I. (author), Linne, H. (author), Jansen, F. (author), Apituley, A. (author), Wilson, K.M. (author), de Graaf, M. (author), Trickl, T. (author), Giehl, H. (author), Adam, D. (author), Comeron, A. (author), Munoz-Porcar, C. (author), Rocadenbosch, F. (author), Sicard, M. (author), Tomas, S. (author), de Lange, D. (author), Kumar, D. (author), Pujadas, M. (author), Molero, F. (author), Fernandez, A.F. (author), Alados-Arboledas, L. (author), Bravo-Aranda, J.A. (author), Navas-Guzman, F. (author), Guerrero-Rascado, J.L. (author), Granados-Munoz, M.J. (author), Preissler, J. (author), Wagner, F. (author), Gausa, M. (author), Grigorov, I. (author), Stoyanov, D. (author), Iarlori, M. (author), Rizi, V. (author), Spinelli, N. (author), Boselli, A. (author), Wang, X. (author), lo Feudo, F. (author), Perrone, M.R. (author), de Tomasi, F. (author), Burlizzi, P. (author)
This paper introduces the recent European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) quality-assurance efforts at instrument level. Within two dedicated campaigns and five single-site intercomparison activities, 21 EARLINET systems from 18 EARLINET stations were intercompared between 2009 and 2013. A comprehensive strategy for campaign setup and...
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Cai, H. (author), Savenije, H.H.G. (author), Jiang, C. (author), Zhao, L. (author), Yang, Q. (author)
The mean water level in estuaries rises in the landward direction due to a combination of the density gradient, the tidal asymmetry, and the backwater effect. This phenomenon is more prominent under an increase of the fresh water discharge, which strongly intensifies both the tidal asymmetry and the backwater effect. However, the interactions...
journal article 2016
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Homem De Almeida Rodriguez Correia, G. (author)
Vehicle automation is developing rapidly, nevertheless a lot of wor k is still lacking, as we are not yet at a point where vehicles are able to drive themselves on a road without a human behind the wheel. One of the possibilities of automation is its use as public transport. In theWEpods project, led byT U Delft, we are looking at the technology...
journal article 2016
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Van Arem, B. (author)
Voordracht gegeven tijdens: Professoren in de theaterarena, Theater De Veste, Delft, 29 maart 2016.
lecture notes 2016
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Savija, B. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
An experimental study of the influence of autogeneous healing on chloride ingress in cracked concrete is presented. In the study, two concrete mixtures (a Portland cement mix and a blast furnace slag mix), two healing regimes (submerged and fog room regime), two cracking ages (14 and 28 days), and multiple crack widths are used as parameters. An...
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Brand, A.D. (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author)
The aim of this survey is to give a concise overview of the pre- and post-barrier functioning of the Eastern Scheldt estuary. The survey builds upon the Eastern Scheldt Memo (dated March 2016), which explored possible sources and shortlisted leading publications, key institutes and contacts. In response to the memo’s reception by the...
report 2016
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Gorter, C.M. (author), Morsink, P (author), Hagenzieker, M.P. (author), Farah, H. (author), Claesen, R. (author)
In Nederland is het ongevalsrisico voor beginnende automobilisten hoog. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems kunnen mogelijk bijdragen aan het verminderen van ongelukken onder beginnende bestuurders. Deze studie onderzocht de perceptie van leerling-bestuurders van Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) en Blind Spot Detection (BSD) en de introductie...
conference paper 2016
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Ghasimi, D.S.M. (author)
Fine sieves can be implemented as compact alternatives to primary clarification. Fine sieved fraction (FSF) is a heterogeneous substrate that mainly consists of fibers originating from toilet paper and thus contains a high cellulosic fraction. Resource recovery and energy neutral sewage treatment is nowadays focus of many water authorities. This...
doctoral thesis 2016
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