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Stammes, Sergej (author)
This research presents a model to estimate the influence of the variance of the quality of repair steps on the EGT Margin within the serviceable limits of the overhauled modules. This model is created using literature and a single case study conducted at KLM Engineering & Maintenance Engine services (KLM E&M ES). The model is tested...
master thesis 2018
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Bank, Daan (author)
Reefers are refrigerated containers commonly used for transporting perishable goods such as meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit. Due to the growth in reefer usage, energy consumption of reefers at container terminals grows significantly to 40% of the total energy consumption at terminals. When reefers are connected to the electricity grid, peaks...
master thesis 2018
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van der Waal, Kaj (author)
An efficient production is essential for an economic continuation of most gold mining companies, due to a moderate gold price and a competitive market. Recently, the Ahafo South Mining operations owned by the Newmont Mining Corporation and located on a Proterozoic gold belt in the south west of Ghana, indicated that the cost of production must...
master thesis 2017
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Kaats, M. (author)
This thesis searches for a way to integrate Design Thinking into Lean Six Sigma. This is done by doing a service design case study for mortgage interest rate reduction for a bank. The service design is done with several design thinking tools. The tools during the process are reflected upon and these reflecties serve as a guideline for the...
master thesis 2016
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Mogendorff, W.A. (author)
This thesis involves a case-study of aircraft engine combustor maintenance at KLM E&M, which has been used as a basis to develop a discrete event simulation model that allows TAT to be measured, and the effects of changes to the main process value drivers to be successfully tested. The main research question this research sought to answer is:...
master thesis 2016
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Bras, J.A. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Kok, L.M. (author)
Kitting as (LEAN) method in handling and supplying material and tools is not used in the aircraft maintenance process of KLM. That was one of the researchers first findings when starting this study for KLM Royal Dutch airlines. Kitting is the gathering of components and parts needed for the manufacture of a particular assembly or product....
master thesis 2015
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Porozantzidou, S. (author)
Within this report, a process improvement framework is developed and applied in the case of the outbound Logistics process at KLM Engineering & Maintenance. The methodology proposed for the improvement of the process includes a synergy of three different, but related theories: Lean, Six Sigma and Engineering Design. The integration of their...
master thesis 2015
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Tobar Cordovez, S. (author)
Asset Management has become an important tool for dealing with risks, costs and performance of large infrastructure systems. Rijkswaterstaat, an agency of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, faces the challenge of maintaining the highway and waterway networks and water systems in The Netherlands. This research project focuses on...
master thesis 2014
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Zielhorst, J.M.A. (author)
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a quality management technique that is widely applied to optimize business processes. Although developed to improve manufacturing processes, LSS is increasingly applied in service related industries. The processes in service related industries significantly differ from physical manufacturing processes in content, physical...
master thesis 2013
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Hueting, E.H. (author)
master thesis 2012
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Van den Berg, R. (author)
This report presents the results of a thesis research project executed at Tata Steel IJmuiden at the technical quality department of the Basic Oxygen Steel plant. This department wanted to reduce the rejection of their produced steel slabs within the internal supply chain of Tata Steel. For this project the Basic Oxygen Steel plant wanted to use...
master thesis 2012
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De Boer, M.A. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Rutte, C.R. (author)
Due to the increased competitive environment in the retail banking industry, customer satisfaction and efficient back office processes have become more important. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a management style that is focused on improving processes and increasing customer satisfaction. Discrete-Event Simulation (DES) is a method that is able to...
master thesis 2011
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Nigatu, T.A. (author)
Currently organizations are investing large sums of money, time and knowledge to stay competitive and profitable. Driven by strong competition and increasing operational costs, the global aviation industry is under paramount pressure to strengthen operational excellence and improve profitability. Airlines are heavily investing in the means to...
master thesis 2011
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Janssen, M.F.M. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Van Oss, R.M.T. (author)
master thesis 2011
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