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Burgers, Piene (author)
Given the building sector's significant impact on energy consumption and CO2 emissions, there is a clear need for a sustainable solution. Here, smart building technologies are emerging as a promising response, as they offer the potential to improve operational efficiency while reducing environmental impact. However, the development of smart...
master thesis 2024
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Li, J. (author)
Around 10% of the population will have to go through a catheterization procedure for the treatment of a cardiovascular disease at a certain stage of their lives. During such a procedure, smart catheters will be the "eyes and ears" of the surgeons, significantly improving the diagnosis and treatment. However, there have been very limited...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Kljaić, Korina (author)
The thesis focuses on creating a solution aimed at reducing suffering in earthquake prone regions. The research done resulted in the development of Embrace, a wearable communication device designed to alleviate human suffering during seismic events in seismically active regions like Zagreb. Commencing with an exploration of challenges faced by...
master thesis 2024
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Zhang, M. (author)
Food and medicines are two of the most essential categories of goods for human beings, providing vital nourishment and healthcare. However, as these products are commercialized and distributed on a global scale, consumers face the threat of counterfeit and deteriorated products. In response, this dissertation presents four prototypes consisting...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Habbal, Samer (author)
In the era of advancing technology, the demand for specialized engineering materials has risen significantly. Active Mechanical Metamaterials (AMMs) offer a novel approach to engineering materials with tunable mechanical properties. This research focuses on developing tunable damping active mechanical metamaterials (AMMs) by incorporating...
master thesis 2024
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YU, HAIHAN (author)
Since its emergence in 2008, blockchain technology has significantly expanded its scope, impacting various industries beyond its initial cryptocurrency applications. Its potential to enhance established practices is increasingly recognized, yet its application in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry has been relatively...
master thesis 2024
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Balakina, Lena (author)
This thesis investigates the transition of traditional houses into Smart Homes, emphasizing the improvement of residents’ well-being, particularly for those aged 50 to 60. It is set against the rapid growth of Smart Home Devices enabled by the Internet of Things, facilitating easy control and monitoring of home features. There has been a...
master thesis 2024
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Diab, I. (author), Damianakis, Nikolaos (author), Chandra Mouli, G.R. (author), Bauer, P. (author)
This paper proposes a shared multi-stakeholder PV system for traction substations and nearby residential loads to reduce the need for storage, AC grid exchange, and curtailment. The residential stakeholders offer both the base electrical load and the solar panels installation space needed by the traction stakeholder, who brings the peak load...
journal article 2024
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Lu, C.J. (author)
Real-time nonintrusive occupancy estimation can maximize the use of existing sensors to infer occupant information in buildings with the advantages of fewer privacy concerns and fewer extra device costs. Recently, many deep learning architectures have proven effective in estimating occupancy directly from raw sensor data. However, some...
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Yu, Y. (author), De Herdt, Lode (author), Shekhar, A. (author), Chandra Mouli, G.R. (author), Bauer, P. (author)
The rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in the face of limited grid capacity encourages the development and implementation of smart charging (SC) algorithms. Experimental validation plays a pivotal role in advancing this field. This article formulates a hierarchical mixed integer programming EV SC algorithm designed for low voltage (LV)...
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Heijne, Tim (author), Kruijer, Mitch (author), Kylar, Jakub (author), Spauwen, Lennard (author), Thomassen, K.E. (author), Puik, Erik (author)
By applying Axiomatic Design, a Smart Medical Cast was developed to provide patients, who are suffering from forearm fractures, with a personalized healing process. The device monitors the overall healing status and three complications, which are: Muscle Atrophy, Compartment Syndrome, and Deep Vein Thrombosis. In the conceptual phase, desk...
conference paper 2024
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di Angelo, Monika (author), Durieux, T. (author), Ferreira, João F. (author), Salzer, Gernot (author)
Blockchain programs (also known as smart contracts) manage valuable assets like cryptocurrencies and tokens, and implement protocols in domains like decentralized finance (DeFi) and supply-chain management. These types of applications require a high level of security that is hard to achieve due to the transparency of public blockchains....
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Meij, Richard (author), Soleymani Shishvan, M. (author), Sattarvand, Javad (author)
Navigating miners during an evacuation using smart evacuation technology can significantly decrease the evacuation time of an underground mine in case of emergency hazards. This paper presents a mathematical programming model to calculate the most efficient escape path for miners as a critical component of smart evacuation technology. In this...
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Meng, Weihao (author), Kragt, A.J.J. (author), Gao, Yingtao (author), Brembilla, E. (author), van der Burgt, Julia S. (author), Schenning, Albertus P.H.J. (author), Klein, T. (author), van den Ham, E.R. (author), Wang, Jingxia (author)
The adaptive control of sunlight through photochromic smart windows could have a huge impact on the energy efficiency and daylight comfort in buildings. However, the fabrication of inorganic nanoparticle and polymer composite photochromic films with a high contrast ratio and high transparency/low haze remains a challenge. Here, a solution...
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Pelka, S. (author), Bosch, A. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Liesenhoff, F. (author), Kühnbach, M. (author), De Vries, Laurens (author)
Electric vehicle (EV) users who aim to become flexibility providers face a tradeoff between staying in control of charging and minimizing their electricity costs. The common practice is to charge immediately after plugging in and use more electricity than necessary. Changing this can increase the EV’s flexibility potential and reduce...
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Kalogeropoulou, Maria (author), Diaz Payno, P.J. (author), Mirzaali, Mohammad J. (author), van Osch, G.J.V.M. (author), Fratila-Apachitei, E.L. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
The existing 3D printing methods exhibit certain fabrication-dependent limitations for printing curved constructs that are relevant for many tissues. Four-dimensional (4D) printing is an emerging technology that is expected to revolutionize the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM). 4D printing is based on 3D printing,...
review 2024
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IJssel de Schepper, S.R. (author), Hunt, A. (author)
The additive manufacturing of electroactive polymer (EAP) devices poses significant challenges due to their distinct structure and dissimilar properties of their constituent materials. It requires deposition of multiple functional materials with different properties, achieving μm-scale resolution in layer thickness, and executing incremental...
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Liu, Q. (author), Ghodrat, S. (author), Jansen, K.M.B. (author)
We developed a shape-changing constructive kit, named Mimosa1. A key component of the toolkit is the modular hinges, each of which is equipped with two antagonistic shape memory alloy (SMA) wires. One wire deforms the hinge to approach its predetermined angle at high temperature, and another wire drives the hinge back when it cools down....
conference paper 2024
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Grzelka, Kornelia (author), Bydłosz, Jarosław (author), Bieda, Agnieszka (author)
Throughout history, the cadastre has played roles such as ensuring citizen privileges and protecting the rights of landowners. It has evolved over time to include fiscal functions. The land administration system (LAS) has played a significant role in the management of land and property relations. Modern land administration systems aim to support...
conference paper 2023
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Vermeer, W.W.M. (author)
This thesis investigates the integration of electric vehicle (EV) charging, photovoltaic (PV) power, and battery energy storage (BES), using a direct current (DC) integrated multi-port power converter. The goal is to aid the energy transition using the intelligent operation of the aforementioned components to provide a more cost-effective system...
doctoral thesis 2023
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