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Rajkov, Dusan (author)
Due to the complexity of aircraft spare part management, the aviation supply chain and ecosystem are not deemed as transparent as desired. As a result, participants face additional cost of communication and compliancy as proprietary component data is not made immediately accessible. To solve these problems, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)...
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Quintana Diaz, Rayco (author)
The crises of global warming, air pollution, acid rain and the running out of oil make the investigation into alternative fuel technologies crucial. New technologies are being investigated on a global scale in an attempt to address these problems. This thesis investigates the use of hydrogen-diesel dual-fuel engines and fuel cells. The economic...
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Zhang, Xinjie (author)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after having experienced a traumatic event and in which a person experiences trauma-related symptoms or impairments in everyday functioning that last for at least a month and sometimes for life (Friedman, F2015). In order to be diagnosed with PTSD, a person must have...
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Arman, Siti Arna Arifah (author)
Role of digital infrastructures to improve data exchange on trade lanes becomes more critical as complex border procedures contribute to inefficiency of the international supply chain. However, digital infrastructures innovation in international trade (DTI) has not reached the implementation phase. We are interested to analyse digital trade...
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Hidalgo Araya, Marco (author)
Deterioration of gait and balance, whether from aging, disease, or injury, has been linked to reduced mobility and increased risk of falling. Wearable sensing technologies, such as inertial measurement units (IMUs), may augment clinical assessments by providing continuous gait and balance data at an increased resolution. The objective of this...
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Fiori, Lorenzo (author)
Purpose – The purpose of this thesis is to improve understanding of the roles that social media can
have in the process of developing technological innovation, for both successful and unsuccessful
development.
Design/methodology/approach – The theory advanced within the present thesis is the result of a
literature review of...
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van Giezen, Andreas (author)
Royal HaskoningDHV is currently exploring ultra-deep geothermal heating systems in the Netherlands. Within this research it was analyzed whether people show different levels of emotions when being confronted with ultra-deep geothermal energy projects, and whether there are differences in antecedents of emotions between people living in an area...
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Groot, Josefien (author)
Over the past few decades, new technology-based firms (NTBFs) have been considered an important engine of economic development. Consequently, a better understanding of the characteristics and attributes of these firms has become a primary goal for researchers and policy makers. While numerous studies found evidence of the relation between growth...
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Bazaiou, Angeliki (author)
The subject of this graduation project is the energy transition within urban environments. This is pursued through, firstly, gaining an understanding of the fossil dependency and how this has affected our cities and practices. In order to overturn this effect and open the way for the urban energy transition, urban design needs to become more...
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Pereyra, Brandon (author)
New floating wind turbine designs are needed to reduce production costs and to increase mass production feasibility. The TetraSpar floating wind turbine achieves these goals by being constructed using components highly suitable for standardization and industrialization. The design makes use of a suspended submerged counter weight to obtain a low...
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Solarino, Laura (author)
The European Union has approved the Energy Performance of Building Directive, requesting all new building to be near Zero Energy by 2020. This has created challenges and opportunities in the building sector, encouraging the creation of new solutions, which are both energy efficient and environmental friendly. Between many possible explored...
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van Dongen, Job (author)
Assignment. The Usher Syndrome is a hereditary disorder, where people's sight and hearing degenerates over time. As a result, being socially involved with other people can be challenging, especially in rooms that are low-lit and that include background noise. The project was initiated to help people with Usher Syndrome to still be able to...
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Mexis, Yiannos (author)
The Project is located in Leiden University’s Humanities Campus (Leiden, Netherlands). Specifically, this project is about intervening on two Structuralist buildings, PN van Eyckhof and Matthias de Vrieshof designed by Joop van Stigt in 1982; the brief calls for their regeneration and adaptation in today’s society, while focusing on one of the...
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Burnaby Lautier, Reynier (author)
Due to the increasing use of Blockchain technology, patent offices are receiving a high number of applications for the protection of intellectual property rights of Blockchain technology applications. The protection of Blockchain technology applications is problematic however, due to the limited connection between emerging high technology and...
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van der Meer, Mick (author)
Due to the increased social importance and regulations on shipping emissions, effort must be made by shipowners, operators and naval architects to reduce the amount of air emissions from ships. A large set of emission control methods exists, but compatibility and interaction issues complicate their implementation. This thesis contains a decision...
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Winter, Thomas (author)
In our current society both the demand for electricity is increasing and the demand for electrical energy as energy carrier is increasing. Renewable sources will play an important role in future energy generation due to societal developments. These distributed energy resources introduce new challenges to our current electrical power system. One...
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Salz, Kevin (author)
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology development is currently in the gap between academia and commercialization. To bridge this gap, all stakeholders that influence the development must perform optimally. This thesis presents the performance of OTEC developing stakeholder groups (‘clusters’) in Japan, the Netherlands, France, USA...
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Rensen, Tim (author)
LeQuest develops interactive e-training modules to improve the competence regarding medical technology of medical professionals. The medical technology is analysed by LeQuest to develop training modules, but the analysis process and writing associated information can be performed more efficiently. This would reduce the required time and...
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Marquez Alvarado, Guillermo (author)
It is known that the distinctive relationship of the Millennial generation with technology has brought two icons of the current lifestyle, mobile phones and online social networks, which it is often considered as a badge of generational identity. The accelerated rise of smart devices has enabled modern society to reach amazing levels of...
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Klomp, Laurens (author)
As the insurance industry engages in numerous processes which are characterized by the exchange of data which is updated by multiple parties; a blockchain, as a single source of truth, has the potential to increase efficiency and reduce the complexity of these processes. However, the complexity, uncertainty, transforming potential and barriers...
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