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Span, Karel (author)
Jumbo Maritime is a shipping company active in the heavy lifting market. Jumbo uses stabilisers to enlarge the stability of the ship during lifting. By using stabilisers Jumbo can perform heavy lifts with a relative small ship, this is one of the major advantages. Downside of using stabilisers is that the installation and de-installation is a...
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Kramer, Marijne (author)
The rapid growth of the internet has resulted in increased interconnectedness. Platforms such as Airbnb have been raising rapidly in the past century, as a result of an increased online demand for peer-to-peer market places, on which all kinds of private goods can be shared with peers. This is also referred to as the sharing or collaborative...
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Sturmans, Simon (author)
Vehicle-2-Home (V2H) is a concept in which an electric vehicle (EV) is able to charge and discharge its battery pack to the building it is connected to. This concept enables EVs to store surplus solar energy, which is produced during the daytime and return in to buildings during the night time. For this system to work (cost) efficiently, the EVs...
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McMullen, Connor (author)
What happens when we treat our policy messages more like mythology and less like rhetoric? How can we even begin to structure policy as a mythology? What is a myth anyway? This thesis endeavors to explore the mysterious world of stories, through an extensive literature review of literary analysis, and a exemplary case study about the impact of...
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van Rijen, Ladislas (author)
The accumulation of natural and persistent anthropogenic debris in particular, within aquatic ecosystems, brings along a myriad of ramifications. By reducing these debris, damage to nautical vessels and harm to marine life can be mitigated. Rivers are an important pathway of debris towards coastal harbors, ports and marine ecosystems. To...
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Bosdijk, Nicole (author)
Aircraft component maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) outsourcing is a rather new phenomenon. Nowadays, component support solutions that are flexible with predictable cost are pursued. In other words, the time to restore and cost of MRO are aimed to be minimised. This research project is collaboration with one of the worlds leaders in...
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Vermeer, Mathew (author)
The Internet is a relatively new technology that the world has become immensely dependent on. It is a tool that makes it possible to simplify our lives and better our society. But as with many things, there are people who with to exploit this tool we have for their own malicious gain. One of the mechanisms that we can use for protection against...
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van Berckel, Joost (author)
Fall prevention programs hold great promise to improve quality of life among older adults and to decrease healthcare expenditures. However, there are substantial barriers for entrepreneurs working in the elderly care to set up fall prevention programs, due to the size of the investments required, the uncertainty of the parties about the...
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Jansen, Joost (author)
Block signalling and Automatic Train Protection are two of the main railway safety systems to control the risk of train accidents. The combination of the existing Dutch block signalling system NS’54 and ATP-system ATB-EG is functioning well, but has some drawbacks. The systems have been designed over 60 years ago with proven technology of that...
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Stam, Bas (author)
This research aimed to create knowledge and set guidelines for the (re)development of railway station areas regarding the required land use for access/egress facilities as a result of access/egress transportation developments. First, a literature review was conducted to gather knowledge for the foundation of this research. With the information,...
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Prehn Garces, Claudia (author)
The social dimension in water management and the interaction of stakeholders is a challenge when modeling hydrological systems. Case studies are essential to uncovering relations and unexpected results. In this research, a case study of the Guayllabamba basin in Ecuador is proposed. Mainly, the interactions, perspectives, and relations between...
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Willer, Sander (author)
In this thesis, the applicability of tram-train in an urban region is studied. A three-step top-down method is used, to narrow down the solution space and determine whether a tram-train solution can be applied, is suitable and technically feasible.
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Vlaming, Annemieke (author)
Due to growing prosperity in the world, together with the trend of urbanization, more and more natural resources are needed. However, the earth cannot keep providing us these materials, since many of them are depleting. The concept of circular economy is seen as an opportunity to tackle this problem. However, the infrastructure industry lags...
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Matthijssen, Arwen (author)
The transition towards fully Automated Vehicles (AV) can lead to inefficient use of the available infrastructure in the Netherlands, while space is already scarce. - Knowledge from AV impact studies can help the government in the management of available infrastructure. Therefore, in this research a systematic literature review was carried out in...
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van der Veer, Machiel (author)
For remote islands with high energy prices in the tropics, Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) can be a reliable energy source to supply a renewable baseload for the energy grid. Also, due to the increasing cooling demand, there is a need for sustainable cooling around the equator. This can be supplied by seawater air-conditioning (SWAC). For...
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Seuren, Floor (author)
The global market for real estate has experienced a significant growth since the financial crisis in 2008. The current global value amounts to more than $200 trillion and comprises nearly 60% of the value of all global assets, including equities, bonds, and gold. Yet, the commercial real estate market is inefficient and opaque due to its...
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Cheung, Chun-Yu (author)
The starting point of the thesis is that national CO2 policy options are complex. In other words, that there are non-economic factors that are play at the implementation of the CO2 options. Why do some CO2 options not materialize in the market, despite favorable economic conditions? Current methods for answering such questions are strongly...
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Ferrigno, Luca (author)
Today’s market environment is characterized by increasing competition. This competition forces incumbents to innovate if they want to sustain their competitive advantage. Large enterprises start to adopt methodologies pioneered within the startup world, like the lean startup methodology, the innovate. The adoption of this methodology has proven...
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Pak, Sophie (author)
In this thesis, the applicability of a novel method – the Participatory Value Evaluation method – to the transition towards zero natural gas use at the local level of the case study neighborhood Hengstdal in Nijmegen was researched. The main objective of this thesis is to contribute to the development of the PVE method by researching the...
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Jansen, Emil (author)
This master thesis is written for the master program Strategic Product Design in collaboration with Ecobloom and its members. The main objective was to create a holistic and strategic framework for start-ups to rapidly scale-up, while utilizing Ecobloom as a case study for implementation and evaluation.<br/><br/>Ecobloom is a start-up that...
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