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Oerlemans, Cees (author)
Decision-makers in low-lying coastal zones are confronted with uncertain developments around flood risk.These drivers are surrounded by large uncertainties, which requires delta management to be adaptive. This research offers insights about adaptive delta management for the Rhine-Meuse estuary from three perspectives: a physical, a socio...
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Wu, Jiahao (author)
Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a promising technology to process protein-rich wastewater. However, incomplete protein degradation during the acidification of organic matter is frequently observed when carbohydrates are present. Literature reports little information to explain the mechanisms behind this phenomenon. This MSc study investigated the...
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Demir, Elif (author)
There is a pressing need for sustainable energy solutions in refugee camps. Community solar mini-grids, with their costs, reliability, and ease of installation can meet this energy need and contribute to the development and empowerment of camp residents. This research aims to answer the question of "To what extent can community-based governance...
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Bacchi, Giulia (author)
The presence of a gap in the relationship between citizens and the political system is a phenomenon that knows no boundaries, which affects governments and political institutions at different scales.Citizens are dissatisfied about the current one-way political interaction held by an elite which is perceived as corrupt and distant. They would...
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Tsui, C. (author)
Currently, mental healthcare recognizes the benefits of optimal communication between patient and doctor in the treatment process. However, the protocols and therapeutic doctor-patient interactions are not yet designed to fully realize their potential, as patients who have different psychiatric symptoms often find it hard to clarify and...
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Li, Xueyao (author)
This graduation project starts with the goal of making a mobility hub as part of living services. In the project, the service scope of a mobility hub is a community, and the service objects are residents of that community. The concept of living services in the project is defined as the living service package which includes the rental service and...
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Aranguren Rojas, M. (author)
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Baas, Leon (author)
The Thorium Molten Salt Reactor is one of the technologies being investigated to offer large scale carbon-free energy production. Yet as it is a form of nuclear energy it is controversial, and TMSR research is underfunded. In an effort to combat the controversy, a communication strategy for TMSR research is developed. This communication strategy...
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Dijckmeester, Frans (author)
The energy grid is transitioning from a centrally controlled demand response system to a decentralized supply response system. There are multiple reasons for this, but the main one is the need to transition to a low carbon energy system to tackle climate change and decrease our dependency on non-renewable energy sources. Next to this consumers...
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Chen, Winnie (author)
This master thesis explores how Philips wearable the biosensor can bring value in the cardiovascular disease care pathway. This project proposes a concept of product-service system to improve patient care in transcatheter aortic valve stenosis implantation (TAVI) perioperative journey. Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is one of the most common and...
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Ribbers, Tamara (author)
A problem at the VUmc hospital in Amsterdam is that some patients become unrecognizable after the surgery. It is hard for surgeons to explain during the consultation how and how much the patients will change due to the surgery. Partly, because the surgeons cannot predict if the patient will become unrecognizable. Therefore, they tell them that...
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Ackaert, G.E.L. (author)
For any space mission, the communication subsystem is an indispensable part of the satellite that carries the payload. Traditionally, on-board antennas transmitting Radio Frequency (RF) waves to the receiver have been used. Nowadays, laser communications is becoming increasingly popular due to its potential to become a license-free, secure and...
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Valentine, David (author)
The advent of a society in which autonomous technology coexists with humans is an inevitability. The project focuses on one such autonomous technology in the form of autonomous vehicles or self driving cars. The benefits of such automation is well documented in academia and is supported by the investment by some of the biggest automobile and...
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Kesisoglou, Iosif (author)
In the midst of climate change, a global pandemic, and an increasingly complex world, urban communities are in need for novel ways to adapt to the new climatic conditions.<br/><br/>Through a vision-led iterative design process, I explored how community resilience can flourish, by focusing on human relationships. Focusing on the values of care...
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van Leeuwen, A.M. (author)
In the recent years the satellite industry has progressed on the subject of optical communication for use in space. With recorded speeds over 5 Gb/s it has shown to be an alternative for radio communication. In the CubeSat market this technology is new, underdeveloped, and could lead to new missions that were not possible before. As such, TNO...
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Liu, Chenjing (author)
Many responsible companies are committed to promoting sustainability and circularity, but suffer from not being able to communicate these concepts and efforts to their users and influence them. KPN is one of these companies. This project aims to find effective approaches to communicate with customers so that they can engage more deeply in the...
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Orru', S. (author)
In the field of automotive technology, the last decade has seen a rise in projects focusing on self driving vehicles. With this renewed interest from the industry and academic world, new solutions to improve the reliability and safety of these vehicles are required. In this thesis, a new method for information sharing between different vehicles...
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Douma, E.T. (author)
To identify and improve the communication or information flow for a ship production process, this thesis provides an approach to use a Discrete Event Simulation (DES) model, based on Petri Net technique. By establishing a theoretical framework, the different simulation modelling options are analysed and based on practical requirements, a choice...
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Veras Morais, M. (author)
Since the earliest records, the Brazilian semiarid, in the northeast of the country, has suffered from water scarcity and recurrent droughts. To mitigate the effects of high variability and low availability of water in the region, governments have been investing, since the 1960s, in the construction of dams to stop the loss of water to the ocean...
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Zhang, Q. (author)
China is facing the dual challenges of urbanization and motorization(Jing, 2008). The poorly organized urban centers and traditional residential planning are unable to meet the increasingly diverse demand of people. To solve these problems, the TOD model and the emerging community living circle are being favored by policy makers. Promoting urban...
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