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van Tiel, Luuc (author)
Swapfiets’ product service system (PSS) offers bicycles as a service: customers pay a monthly fee to get a Swapfiets bicycle and whenever something is wrong with the bicycle, Swapfiets makes sure the bicycle is repaired or replaced with a working bicycle. <br/>Two of Swapfiets’ longer term challenges form the subjects of this research: 1) What...
master thesis 2019
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Zamroni, Muhamad (author)
As the scale and complexity of power systems increase, simulating them in efficient and accurate ways continues to<br/>be a challenge in power systems engineering. Electromagnetic Transient (EMT) and Transient Stability (TS) simulation are the two main dynamic power system simulation methods. To simulate large and complex power systems in...
master thesis 2017
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Al-Shorachi, E. (author)
This project explores a possible near future solution on how to improve sleep within young adults through the use of a data driven PSS (Product Service System). An extensive analysis was executed to create the necessary insights. First, the domain of sleep was explored in order to understand the physiology behind it. Next, a field research was...
master thesis 2017
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Djoegan, C.E.S. (author), Van den Reek, D.L. (author)
Despite circular economy being a phenomenon more and more are familiar with, the actual implementation is practically unknown to most. Especially in the construction industry, a conservative industry in nature, the translation of a circular economy seems to be absent. This research makes this translation, in which the changes in the financial...
master thesis 2016
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Valdes Cano, N.A. (author)
Compliance with energy zero buildings is forcing the buildings to transform into energetic plants, which combined with the need for a circular resource conscious economy, seeks for revised forms of a technical energy efficient façade and innovative business models. Due to this, BIPV technologies implementation in the façade are studied under the...
master thesis 2016
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Havenaar, Y.M.P. (author)
The Schilderswijk in The Hague is a so-called “power district”: a quarter where the ethnical diversity and the illiteracy rate is high, and the amount of youngsters with education and/or a job is low. The teenagers and young adults often lack a connection to their neighbourhood and the other inhabitants. Consequently, they feel misunderstood and...
master thesis 2016
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Schultes, B. (author)
In academic literature, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is said to be the next wave of IT-driven competition (Porter & Heppelmann, 2014). Especially for Philips as a health focused organization the application of IoT has to be seriously considered. However, like many other organizations Philips is facing the question of how to translate the...
master thesis 2016
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Schilder, M.C. (author)
This thesis focuses on the planning support systems (PSS) that are currently being applied in Dutch urban development practice. The use of PSS can support the complex urban development processes by giving insight into the urban processes by structuring and visualising spatial data, and also by supporting the communication and collaboration...
master thesis 2016
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Van Schaik, P. (author)
This master thesis describes the research for and design of a Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) model for SolarWorks! in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Modern energy services (like electricity) contribute positively to the economic development, welfare and health situation in Africa, but the products like Solar Home Systems (SHS) are often too expensive to...
master thesis 2015
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Van de Schoor, A.L. (author)
This report describes the design process that led to the concept of the portable power network with the name ‘Volt city’. The project is executed for the Danish startup company Volt, that currently operates mostly in the festival market. They have developed a product service system in which people can get a mobile device charger at the start of...
master thesis 2015
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Shahbazi, K. (author)
This thesis explores a human-centered approach to innovating towards the circular economy, using the design concept of product-service-economic systems (PSES)
master thesis 2015
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De Been, M.J. (author)
Electrification can have a major impact on the lives of those enduring energy poverty. A solar home system offers a sustainable and affordable electricity source for households in Mexican rural areas which are not connected to an electricity grid. Iluméxico, a social enterprise based in Mexico City, wishes to expand its current product portfolio...
master thesis 2014
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Van Willegen, E. (author)
Within the manufacturing industry, increasing attention is paid to the term ‘servitization’. There is a shift from mass consumption towards individual behaviors and highly personalized needs. Focusing exclusively on the design of physical products, like a lot of firms currently still do, results in the separate design of a product and ‘adding’ a...
master thesis 2014
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Nino, L.N. (author)
My Happy Heart Program (Meu Coração Feliz) is a product service system for hypertension early detection and effective management for Brazil's primary care public healthcare. The product service system is communicated via a human centric designed (HCD) blueprint, with the goal to capture both, the human and business benefits of such venture....
master thesis 2014
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Azcarate-Aguerre, J.F. (author)
This thesis studies the potential of a Product-Service System applied to facades. It analyses the stakeholders involved in the decision-making process for new building constructions, and then evaluates the economic, functional, energetic and strategic advantages of a "leasable facade" for each of these parties. This work also explores a variety...
master thesis 2014
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Leurs, B.L.F. (author)
This thesis presents a toolkit that aims to increase cognitive proximity among strategic designers and senior decision makers. In keeping with the general aim of the research program CRISP - PSS 101, these tools aim to establish a shared language and shared understanding (overlap in mental models) among these disparate actors. Such sharedness is...
master thesis 2014
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Van Wijnen, J.J. (author)
The transition to services is analyzed for the downstream activities of the West-European automotive industry. The research builds upon theory on the transition to product related services. The value system of the automotive industry is identified as a value network for the downstream activities. A multiple case study research design is used by...
master thesis 2014
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Keijsers, K.H. (author)
In this thesis a product service system for a Bugaboo stroller is developed. The main objectives are to come up with a PSS that has benefits for people, planet and profit. The objectives are defined as follows: 1. People: The PSS should convince people to lease a stroller instead of buying one. 2. Planet: The PSS should be a sustainable...
master thesis 2013
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Rietveld, B.J. (author)
The Suoi Giang community is a mountainous area situated about 250 kilometers from Hanoi, the capitol of Vietnam. In Suoi Giang, about 2700 people live divided over 8 villages. 98% of the population belongs to the H'mong minority. Within Suoi Giang, about 50% of the people live of an income of 20 US Dollar a month or less. Besides this, the level...
master thesis 2012
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Abad Kelly, J. (author)
Mobility is one of the key challenges of the 21st century and its continued development will be influenced by a wide variety of factors. Perhaps the most notable of these factors is sustainability. As society recognizes the increasing importance of sustainable development, it is clear that current mobility behaviors have to change. Private car...
master thesis 2011
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