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Kirilov, Konstantin (author)
The post-war architectural and urban design paradigm’s characteristic trait of spatial and functional determination limits the possibility for spatial adaptation and flexibility in urban spaces, struggling to face ever-steadily occurring social, economic, and climate challenges. In Droixhe - the largest post-war social housing ensemble in Liège,...
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Boersma, Femke (author)
The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more visible. A significant cause of this is CO2 emissions; the shipping sector is responsible for 3% of global CO2 emissions. As a result, the Fourth IMO GHG Study 2020 presents pathways to reduce the GHG emission of the shipping industry by 50% by 2050. Recent IMO goals have overtaken...
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Sancheti, Avi (author)
This master's thesis examines the effects of business model innovation and competitive strategies on the success of high-tech startups in the Netherlands. Understanding how high-tech startups can improve their performance and compete successfully is of utmost relevance given the increasing importance of technology entrepreneurship and the...
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Noorlander, Winnifred (author)
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Schmitz, Ruben (author)
To combat global warming, it is crucial to eliminate CO2 emissions by 2050, especially since a third of global emissions are attributed to the building and construction industry. This sector's carbon footprint comprises operational emissions from daily activities and embodied carbon throughout a building's lifecycle. However, as buildings become...
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Gerstenkorn, Ella (author)
In this research, I strived to explore solutions to the question: <br/>How to maintain or enhance a sense of community in post-war neighborhoods undergoing regeneration processes<br/>The outcome of this research provides a guideline for architectural planning, in creating an environment that reflects the importance of a sense of community in the...
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Theodoropoulou, P. (author), Brembilla, E. (author), Schipper, H.R. (author), Louter, P.C. (author)
Smart buildings are equipped with automated control systems that provide a comfortable indoor environment, aiming simultaneously at energy savings. Control systems for shading devices applied in practice are mostly driven by a rule-based approach, that is usually tested under simplified conditions and hence its effectiveness in complex real-life...
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Ni, Xinrui (author), Hu, Wei (author), Fan, Q. (author), Cui, Yibing (author), Qi, Chongkai (author)
Artificial bee colony (ABC) is a prominent algorithm that offers great exploration capabilities among various meta-heuristic algorithms. However, its monotonous and one-dimensional search strategy limits its searching performance in the solving process. Thus, to address this issue, a Q-learning based multi-strategy integrated ABC algorithm ...
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Carella, Fabio (author), De Martino, P. (author), Soffietti, Folco (author), Negretto, Vittore (author), Musco, Francesco (author)
The Italian coast has about 700 ports, which are different in typology, dimension, role, and ownership. Historically, this has led to the significant fragmentation of governance and space and a lack of cooperation that ports and cities still experience today. Among all ports, small and medium-sized ports (SMPs), such as marinas, small...
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Procaccini, Giulia (author), Prieto, Alejandro (author), Knaack, U. (author), Monticelli, Carol (author), Konstantinou, T. (author)
The European building stock demands urgent renovation due to the age of the buildings, their expected lifetime, and their excessive energy consumption, which accounts for more than a third of the EU’s total emissions. However, the complexities involved, such as time, costs, and structural modifications, often discourage clients, tenants, and...
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Nieuwborg, A.B.D. (author), Melles, M. (author), Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Santema, S.C. (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be an existential public health and economic crisis for the airport system. An interview study was conducted using Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as a use case to prepare for future public health disruptions. The study aimed to uncover key experiences and lessons learned by an airport system during the COVID-19...
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Chatzopoulou, Chrysoula (author)
Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) are a class of metallic multi-functional materials which possess sensing and actuation capabilities, thanks to their unique ability to couple thermal and mechanical fields. NiTi-based Shape Memory Alloys exhibit properties which guarantee their high performance in adverse environments and, with the added benefit of two...
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de Vree, A.M.W. (author)
Maritime sectors have been notorious for their slow paced innovation efforts and although it is an efficient sector, it has big impact on the environment just because of the size of the industry (M. Rahim, et al. 2016). There is a lot of activity on the seas, changes in this sector could make a big difference when making our world become more...
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van Gisbergen, Daan (author)
This thesis explores waiting and rebalancing strategies in urban waterborne transport, intending to improve the efficiency and operational performance of water transportation systems. The study is based on a review of the literature on waterborne transport and waiting and rebalancing strategies. This is followed by a case study where the found...
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Slokker, Marloes (author)
The study explores the potential impact of accelerated sea level rise on coastal flood risk in the Netherlands, particularly focusing on the Plan B NL2200 approach. Sea levels are expected to rise faster than initially thought due to factors like Antarctica's melting ice. The Sea Level Rise Knowledge Program in the Netherlands investigates...
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Geurtsen, Jesse (author)
If nothing changes, one in four employees must work in the healthcare sector in 2040, according to the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR, 2021). Therefore, acute care must undergo a fundamental system transformation to effectively address the needs of a growing and ageing population, while on the other hand there is a growing...
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JOSEPH, SAM (author)
In 1987, Brundtland coined the term "sustainable development" to tackle the worldwide issue of environmental deterioration. Subsequent to that, swift progressions in science and technology have resulted in climate change, characterized by a rapid increase in global temperatures. The primary objective of the Paris Climate agreement is to limit...
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van Velzen, Karlijn (author)
The global shift toward a circular economy, vital for tackling climate change and resource security, necessitates the integration of circular principles in the construction sector. Urban planning, significant in shaping the built environment, offers an opportunity for implementing these principles comprehensively. However, limited implementation...
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Rathi, Ashwini (author)
For high efficiency and flexibility, a fleet of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) both homogeneous and heterogeneous are widely used automation products for material handling in warehouses and automated production lines. Given the layout capacity, the AGVs interact with each other, which provokes challenges in Driverless Transport Vehicle System ...
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van Buren, Floris (author)
Currently, the entire aviation sector accounts for 2.5% of global emissions. To commit to the Paris Agreement by 2050, new emerging technology is necessary. Electric aircraft emerged as one of the promising solutions to decarbonize the aviation sector. However, the introduction of electric aviation (EA) causes a shift from kerosene to...
master thesis 2023
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