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Irazoqui Ahlig, Diego (author)
Decarbonizing industrial processes by transitioning to carbon-neutral energy sources poses significant challenges for industrial operations. The integration of technologies such as Power-To-Heat (PtH) with electric boilers and furnaces, Power-To-Gas (PtG) facilities employing electrolyzers, variable speed drives for energy-intensive machinery,...
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Verhoeff, Henry (author)
The electrification of the production processes in the chemical industry is seen as a promising option to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This would result in a significant increase in the demand for electrical energy. The supply of electricity is becoming more fluctuating due to the variable nature of solar and wind energy. To ensure the...
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ter Haar, Sterre (author)
Malnutrition is worsening, affecting every country and over 3 billion people. There is evidence that rising CO<sub>2</sub> levels will not only indirectly increase malnutrition through climate change effects, but also directly through a downshift in the plant ionome, reducing nutritional quality and increasing hidden hunger. Attempts to...
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Theijse, Bouwe (author)
This research explores the opportunities and limitations of image-based AI tools for industrial design. In collaboration with designers at Royal Gazelle, several tools were tested. AI tools can broaden and speed up the creative processes but also lack control for the user. AI models and designers use different terms to articulate perceptions and...
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Blicharz, E. (author)
This history thesis delves into the impact of environmental changes induced by the agricultural industry in the Mekong Delta on rural Khmer vernacular housing construction. Focusing on the accessibility to traditionally used wood species integral to the Khmer ethnic group's architectural practices, this study explores the intricate construction...
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Vianen, Joram (author)
This research studies the effects of adaptive vernacular reuse on industrial heritage sites. Hereby the studied effects are focused on industrial sites in Dutch cities. Within the Netherlands a trend can be seen of cities trying to densify the urban environment. This trend is the consequence of a housing shortage and a low availability of...
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Smit, Heleen (author)
Current societal and construction challenges, combined with limited time and the scarcity of people and resources, require solutions in the construction industry. This research focuses on repetitive tasks and contributes to that. Furthermore, this research is necessary because the literature on repetitive tasks is limited and needs to be...
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Gelling, Pauline (author)
The growing consumption of fossil energy resources increases greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). To meet the industry sector's target of reducing GHG emissions by 49% in 2030, relative to the levels in 1990, there is a need for energy storage. Energy storage offers a potential solution to enhance the utilization of renewable energy, by addressing...
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Broeder, Lara (author)
To reach the Dutch renewable energy (RE) targets of 2030, the entire Netherlands has been investing in solar energy, electric vehicles and other systems based on RE. This increase of electricity use does not come without problems and the most pressing one is that of network congestion. Due to this, businesses are no longer able to expand their...
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Var, Sezer (author)
Semiconductor product development becomes increasingly challenging due to diminishing product life cycles, miniaturization, introduction of new physical principles, and new manufacturing processes. These problems are compounded in the absence of standardized development processes for the most complex semiconductor products like MEMS technologies...
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Dhirde, Mayur (author)
The offshore wind industry is rapidly advancing, expected to play a crucial role in renewable energy production, with a growing emphasis on addressing associated environmental concerns, particularly the impact of underwater noise generated during the installation of wind turbines. In response, bubble curtain technology (BCT) has emerged as a...
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Aardse, Angel (author)
This thesis examines the pressing environmental issue stemming from the accumulation of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), particularly within the automotive sector. Despite directives from the European Commission aiming to promote a circular economy, challenges persist in effectively managing WEEE, particularly in End-of-Life...
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Köhrer, Irina (author)
<b>Purpose:</b> The construction industry is responsible for great amounts of resource consumption, waste generation and both carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union. The currently still predominant linear mindset of take-make-consume-dispose must shift to reduce the industry’s environmental impact and enable the transition...
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Gopalakrishnan, Aditya (author)
Corporate venturing practices have been one of the most successful practices in terms of shared innovation or leveraging outside talent to further one’s competitive edge in the rapidly growing and evolving industry of technology. Since, technology has been one of the main driving factors in providing solutions for achievement of short term and...
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Kroon, Youp (author)
This graduation project presented the development of a new Photovoltaic-Thermal panel (PVT) module design, aimed at addressing sustainability challenges in conventional solar panels. The research focused on improving repairability and recyclability by replacing the standard ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) laminate with a liquid encapsulant. This...
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de Jongh, Ruben (author)
CM.com is a conversational commerce company specialised in offering solutions in CPaas (Communication Platforms as a service). One of the industries to which they point their ‘software as a service’ is music event ticketing. With their General Admission (GA) Ticketing product, CM provides event organizers with a platform to set-up their ticket...
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Koldewijn, Niels (author)
Reusing water is a crucial part of the solution for addressing the growing concern regarding the risk of water scarcity in industrialized and urbanized areas. This study introduces a tool for the design of water networks, focusing on water reuse in industrial parks. Utilizing a mixed-integer nonlinear programming (MINLP) model developed earlier,...
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Miedema, Mathijs (author)
Food forests have recently received an increasing amount of attention since they are seen as a possible addition to the Dutch nitrogen-sensitive agricultural sector. Food forests are claimed to positively affect local ecosystem services while producing food for human consumption. Most of the effects and the edible production, however, lack...
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Yildiz, Haydar (author)
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Arblaster, Thomas (author)
Through exploratory scenario development, this study delves into the environmental impacts of European commercial aviation. Climate targets and the adoption of alternative aviation fuels (AAF) following ReFuelEU Aviation are assessed, considering e-fuel produced from direct air capture (DAC) and hydrogen aircraft. A novel method is applied,...
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