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Harwig, Jefta (author)
Keeping a healthy work/life balance can be a daunting task in today’s overstimulated society. For many of us, a regular day can feel like running on a treadmill. This results in fast, restricted and shallow breathing throughout the day. Whereas, the right breathing rhythm can have a profound impact on our (mental) well being and overall...
master thesis 2021
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Serdakis-Tsioukanis, Manolis (author)
Residential PV energy is already evolving to a major factor in the energy transition. However, conventional solar home systems pose various disadvantages concerning modularity, flexibility and ease of installation. The Photovoltaic Battery Integrated Module (PBIM) is an alternative approach towards integrating all the components of a solar home...
master thesis 2021
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Dijkhuizen, Micha (author)
Derako is a company specialized in designing and manufacturing wooden suspended ceilings, wall panels and façade panels. Derako faces the challenge of high production of waste, over 50% of their bought wood ends up as waste, additionally over 6500 kilograms of plastic waste is being produced. In their industry, Derako is not alone. The...
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Pulselli, Riccardo (author), Broersma, S. (author), Martin, C.L. (author), Keeffe, Greg (author), Bastianoni, Simone (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
As climate change develops, with most of the world population living in urban areas, decarbonisation of cities is among the greatest challenges of the coming decades. In the framework of the EU City-zen project, a number of so-called Roadshows has been organised in ten cities within and outside Europe in order to plan and kick-off their...
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Liu, J. (author), Möller, M. (author), Schuttelaars, H.M. (author)
In finite element methods, the accuracy of the solution cannot increase indefinitely since the round-off error related to limited computer precision increases when the number of degrees of freedom (DoFs) is large enough. Because a priori information of the highest attainable accuracy is of great interest, we construct an innovative method to...
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Jiang, Peng (author), Fu, Xiuju (author), Fan, Yee Van (author), Klemeš, Jiří Jaromír (author), Chen, P. (author), Ma, Stefan (author), Zhang, Wanbing (author)
Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) poses a significant threat to the population and urban sustainability worldwide. The surge mitigation is complicated and associates many factors, including the pandemic status, policy, socioeconomics and resident behaviours. Modelling and analytics with spatial-temporal big urban data are required to assist...
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Kousa, C. (author), Pottgiesser, U. (author)
The Old City of Aleppo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1986. In the early 1990s the Aleppo municipality initiated the project for the Rehabilitation of the Old City with the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) as a partner. As part of the process, a...
conference paper 2021
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El Khelloufi, Zakaria (author)
Energy transition goals to reduce carbon emissions are a driver key for an increase share of variable renewable energy sources (vRES). To achieve 49% of CO2 reduction by 2030 compared to 1990, the Netherlands set a plan to generate 84 TWh of electricity from renewable energy sources, where 35 TWh need to be generated exclusively from onshore...
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Zwetsloot, Roel (author)
The purpose of this thesis is to evaluate a top-level topology for ultra-accurate power supplies. Chapter 3 shows that precision power supplies exist, but these are expensive and not stable on the long term. The correction scheme proposed in chapter 2 brings the accuracy of the best metrology systems to a high efficiency, low-noise power sup-ply...
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Croonen, Lieve (author)
Concrete is one of the most used and energy-demanding materials in the world and unfortunately it is currently not being used optimally, while it has a long lifespan and the potential to be reused. Also, because the Netherlands has the ambition to build 1 million houses by 2030, it offers the opportunity to tackle the concrete in the Dutch...
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Oldenhave, Mimi (author)
Technological advances over the past centuries have greatly improved our quality of life. However, when we look at historical centres with their vernacular buildings, we seem to prefer them to the modern ones. According to Amos Rapoport there are three types of societies; primitive, vernacular and the modern. Each of these societies operates in...
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Meijer, Geeske (author)
SINNER - the primary stakeholder in this thesis - is known as a sports eyewear company that focuses on winter sports. With the ambition to gain more brand awareness throughout the Netherlands and eventually worldwide, multiple aspects of the brand have to be made clearer in order to create a stronger brand. Brands need to innovate in order to...
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Daviu Moncadas, Marina (author)
The banking industry has been experiencing radical change for the last years (Wingard, n.d.). Due to digitalisation a new type of user has arisen. This user is characterised by always being connected while operating on multiple devices. This segment likes to be informed and expects answers, immediacy and transparency. They compare options before...
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D Coutho, Juan (author)
In recent years, the amount of resources consumed and the waste generated by the built environment has been growing at an alarming rate. The impacts of this are seen within our environment and felt by many. It can be said that the need to achieve circularity within the built environment is at its peak right now. Within the construction industry,...
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Lin, Yue (author)
The graduation project is performed in collaboration with Henkel Laundry & Home Care business unit. This consumer goods business has flourished into a globally active unit with a broad product portfolio.To succeed in the highly competitive consumer goods environment, it is essential to shifting from price and product superiority to...
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Koot, Jorn (author)
The aim of this graduation project is to increase the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions, focused on vitality, for employees with a low socioeconomic status (SES). This project explores and maps out the organizational ecosystem of municipal reintegration company DZB Leiden to determine areas for improvement. These improvements should in...
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Elsen, Tom (author)
The energy transition ignites change and fuels modifications in numerous aspects of the society, specifically in the oil and gas industry. Besides, it creates a dynamic environment, an uncertain policy, and an economic environment for international oil companies (IOCs), affecting their business strategies. However, only a few studies focused on...
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Schuurman, Manon (author)
Van Gils is, or at least known as, a traditional menswear brand that focuses on formal wear. Due to changes in the fashion industry and an on-going casualization trend, the brand is in need of a change.The developments in the industry consist of, among others, organisations and brands adopting purpose-driven mindsets, dress code changes in...
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de Vos, Niels (author)
Floating wind seems to be on the cusp of achieving large-scale diffusion with the commissioning of floating wind farms of commercial-scale. From a single full-scale prototype off the Norwegian coast in 2009, now to double digit rated capacity floating wind turbines to be commissioned by the end of 2022 and tens of gigawatts of installed capacity...
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van de Scheur, Jelmer (author)
This thesis proposes a strategy in the form of a design roadmap in order to enhance the E-loyalty (brand loyalty) of the E-commerce company Home Design Shops.The past 10 years internet retail sales have been rapidly growing. The gradual...
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