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De Jong, P.M.A. (author)
During today’s aircraft descents, Air Traf?c Control (ATC) commands aircraft to descend to specific altitudes and directions to maintain separation and spacing from other aircraft. When the aircraft is instructed to maintain an intermediate descent altitude, it requires engine thrust to maintain speed, leading to increased fuel burn and noise...
doctoral thesis 2014
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De Boer, R.J. (author)
The aim of this research is to contribute to the body of knowledge on mental models in the fields of design methodology, engineering psychology and human factors by studying the resistance of mental models to change. In this work the term cognitive resistance is introduced as the capacity to endure stimuli from the environment that contradict...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Amelink, M.H.J. (author)
In high–risk domains like aviation, medicine and nuclear power plant control, automation has enabled new capabilities, increased the economy of operation and has greatly contributed to safety. However, automation increases the number of couplings in a system, which can inadvertently lead to more complexity from the perspective of the operator....
doctoral thesis 2010
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Wiersma, J.W.F. (author)
This thesis describes my study of situation awareness assessment of Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) operators. VTS operators are the traffic controllers on the water. They are responsible for a safe and efficient handling of vessel traffic. They monitor traffic, provide information on request and coordinate movement of ships in (emerging) conflict...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Busch, N. (author)
People do the laundry all over the world. About 500 million washing machines are in use at the moment. To reduce the heavy workload, washing machines were invented about 100 years ago. 50 years of innovations led to a reduction in water, energy and detergent consumption and the interface became easier to use. However, the overall usage of the...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Advani, S.K. (author)
doctoral thesis 1998
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