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van den Brink, Luc (author)
This paper investigates the optimisation of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) in warehousing by minimising performance losses during partial downtime. Given the increasing automation in logistics, AS/RS systems play a pivotal role, yet the operation of those systems during partial downtime remains a topic ignored in literature....
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Best, Ivo (author)
This masters thesis investigates the influence of various printing parameters on the shape memory effect of 3D printed objects, with a focus on fixity and recovery rates. Through a series of experimental tests, it was observed that printing temperature had minimal impact on fixity and recovery rates. However, correlations were identified between...
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van Eijk, Casper (author)
This thesis presents the design and experimental evaluation of an in-line, active ultrasound, condition monitoring setup for the detection of contamination in offshore bearing grease. This process is divided into three distinct research steps. First of all, the influences that affect ultrasound propagation through a bearing grease sample have...
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Niers, Jesse (author)
This research investigates the application of a digital twin in managing challenges of variability and complexity within systems by using a case study at KLM Engineering & Maintenance. Using the DMADV (define, measure, analyse, design and verify) methodology, the research evaluates the problem using a literature review, measures and analyses...
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Colsen, Quincy (author)
This thesis focuses on a vertical farming system designed for growing crops. The system’s deficiencies were identified during a company visit where the system was operating. An analysis was conducted to see when all deficiencies would be resolved. It revealed that the vertical farm robot had to be redesigned to grab seven benches deep to...
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Rademaker, Siebrand (author)
A new simulation tool has been developed to provide insights into the refueling process of hydrogen. The tool is based on existing models, including a 0D gas model and a 1D wall model, which have been refined to assist companies like Future Proof Shipping, which rely on compressed hydrogen tanks. Although the model is still subject to changes...
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Meijs, Lester (author)
With Schiphol Airport's flight numbers growing, working assets are essential to ensure on-time processes. The Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB) is a critical asset in the airport's turnaround process. By ensuring that the asset is working properly, the operational processes can run efficiently. Currently, improving the reliability of the PBB when...
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Bijvoet, Bas (author)
This study focuses on two-echelon synchronized logistics in a multimodal distribution network for integrated road-based and waterborne transportation motivated by practical city logistics challenges. To evaluate the feasibility and requirements of a multimodal transport system as a potential future logistics solution for supplying hotels,...
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Timmermans, Koen (author)
Airports and airlines are examining and committing to the electrification of Ground Support Equipment (GSE). To be able to estimate the required quantity of eGSE, the charging requirements of eGSE, the change of airport electricity requirements, and the scheduling possibilities of eGSE charging for the existing turnaround procedures, a model was...
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van Gisbergen, Daan (author)
This thesis explores waiting and rebalancing strategies in urban waterborne transport, intending to improve the efficiency and operational performance of water transportation systems. The study is based on a review of the literature on waterborne transport and waiting and rebalancing strategies. This is followed by a case study where the found...
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Correia, Pedro (author)
Ship-to-Ship (STS) cargo transfers can significantly improve the efficiency of offshore installations while reducing their associated costs. However, the added complexity of cargo transfers involving ship-mounted cranes at sea poses significant challenges. To address this, crane manufacturers have introduced Relative Heave Compensation (RHC)...
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Ghiridharan, Vijay Sathya (author)
In the 21st century, maritime landscape is confronted with issues such as congestion and delays due to the ever increasing maritime trade volumes.<br/>This thesis explores the possibility of utilizing the concept of amphibious vehicles as a potential solution to address the issue of congestion and enabling the autonomous container terminal...
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Romijn, Bjørn (author)
Sodium borohydride (NaBH4) is a potential material-based hydrogen storage solution. However, a lack of information regarding its bulk material properties poses a challenge in designing storage and handling equipment. This report addresses this gap by conducting a series of tests to analyse the bulk material properties of NaBH4 powder and...
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Overvliet, Coen (author)
This thesis aims to explore the design of a mechanical solution for a self-burrowing probe for site characterization using a bio-inspired design approach. The biological strategies of a range of organisms known for their burrowing and penetration behavior are presented and several burrowing robots that implement these biological strategies as...
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Abhishek Rajaram, Abhishek (author)
Transshipment is a key component of modern-day shipping logistics. Container supply chains rely on transhipment hubs to access remote locations. With globalisation driving growth in container trade, maritime congestion is rising at container terminals in ports worldwide. This is expected to worsen as demand continues to grow. The ill effects of...
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Vadachennimalai Selvaraj, Suryaa (author)
The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is used in the maritime domain to improve sea traffic safety by requiring vessels to broadcast real-time information such as identity, speed, location, and course. As it allows global monitoring of almost any larger vessel and has the potential to considerably improve vessel traffic services and...
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Trevisan, Pietro (author)
With the rapid advancement of technology, we are moving towards a society that is increasingly driven by computer intelligence. At the same time, we are facing pressing environmental issues that are pushing us towards cleaner solutions. One industry that is heavily influenced by these two factors is the automotive industry, where autonomous...
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Tijsma, Feike (author)
In the competitive offshore wind installation market, contractors like DEME strive to optimize operations. This thesis centers on the optimization of the support vessel fleet composition, which consist of a num- ber of walk to work vessels, and are a crucial part of inter-array cable installation. By fine-tuning this composition, operational...
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Hooijschuur, Stijn (author)
This research aim was to design a centralised model that redefines definitions, standardises maintenance by categorisation, and reduces waste by introducing new slot lengths, leading to an equilibrium between flights and maintenance. This equilibrium enhances the airline’s capacity to manage maintenance efficiently and ensures greater uptime....
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Freling, Pauline (author)
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