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Srinivasan Ravi Kumar, Girish Kumaar (author)
This research investigates the speed behaviour and safety effects on cyclists and mopeds sharing the cyclist T-Intersection with and without the application of a lane marking nudge. Unsignalised cyclist T-Intersection gives rise to more safety-critical instances, which include unsafe braking and evasive maneuvers. It is also found that...
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khan, Abrar (author)
The dynamic nature of the market with constant technological developments continuously changes expectations from users over time. This drives businesses to alter their product and service offerings to maintain a competitive advantage, stable growth and, high customer satisfaction. Since economic goals drive businesses, it is often assumed that...
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Tippabhatla, Raghu (author)
The traditional transport hubs are shaping into the idea of the mobility hubs with the advent of multiple vehicle-sharing forms, such as bike-sharing and car-sharing. Also, a gradual shift in the culture of consumption towards more usage and less ownership, as well as the shared economy supported by internet platforms and mobile apps, allows...
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Tomy, Abhishek (author)
A human driver can gauge the intention and signals given by other road users indicative of their future behaviour. The intentions and signals are identified by looking at the cues originating from vulnerable road users or their surroundings (hand signals, head orientation, posture, traffic signals, distance to curb, etc.). Taking all these cues...
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de Jong, Maarten (author)
The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) seeks to eliminate net green house gasses and other harmful- emissions. In this search, the operability of her vessels need to be secured. One of the options for eliminating net carbon emissions is Power to Liquid (PtL) conversion to Methanol. Fuel cells, and in particular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) may be...
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Trago, Bas (author)
By analysing existing agent-based model (ABM) charging behaviour formalisations, this study evaluates the impact of a new static band-width network tariff structure on charging demand. Additionally, this approach enables a comparative study to reflect upon the susceptibility and value of the ABM method. Based on the simulation results, this...
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Kortram, Jon (author)
Geothermal energy is one of the more sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels that could facilitate the energy transition. The production of geothermal energy incorporates the use of corrosion inhibitors to protect the steel well-parts from the corrosive production fluid. The injection of inhibitors leads to a risk of exposing the reservoir rock...
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Mankad, Rudri (author)
The increase in consumption of resources has led to more waste being generated, which then needs to be managed at the end of their life-cycle as waste. Current practices of waste management are not efficient as they lead to a release of emissions and a loss of value that is present in the resource, which is discarded as waste. New legislation...
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Kota, S.K. (author)
In recent times, composite materials are widely applied in the construction industry because of their superior properties compared to traditional materials like steel and concrete. The use of composite materials in defense and infrastructure protective applications to resist high rate dynamic loading conditions has been gaining the interest of a...
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Bouwmeester, B.J. (author)
The increasingly important availability of online services is constantly threatened by malicious software such as botnets. Attackers have gained power through devices that are part of the rising Internet of Things (IoT), mostly through infections caused by Mirai. The botnets created by Mirai are used for the purpose of DDoS attacks, which can...
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Thijssen, Fieke (author)
Over the past decades, a culture that rapidly produces, consumes and discards earthly resources is established. The extraction and processing of these resources lead to an increasing amount of greenhouse gas emissions which are warming the planet day by day. In 2016 the European Union signed the Paris-agreement. This agreement aims to avoid this...
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Godó Blasco, A. (author)
Money is a worry for many people, and one of the main factor to create well-being in society. Nowadays, 44% of young adults, say that money is their main reason for suffering from stress (Pew Research Center, 2020). Most of the young adults (62%) don't feel financially stable and about two-thirds state that they are living short on money, from...
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van Arkel, Thomas (author)
Our society is facing a number of great challenges which will require all of us to significantly change our lifestyle in the coming years. To support people in those transitions, next to systemic changes, new design interventions have to be crafted that intentionally aim to redirect behaviour for the common good. As changing behaviour...
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de Vries, Celia (author)
This graduation project focusses on the circular economy as a broader topic and stimulating specific circular behaviour within adolescents as a scope. The municipality has a specific division called Rotterdam Circulair tasked with the assignment of accelerating the city of Rotterdam towards a circular economy. The designer of this project has...
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Lugtenborg, L.A. (author)
Parkinson's disease can severely affect motor performance and impede in executing daily activities. Treatment can greatly improve patients' quality-of-life, however, disease detection and monitoring is still performed subjectively. Quantification of patients' motor performance and its decline due to increasing symptom severity using tracking...
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Pham, D.K. (author)
The manufacturing process, supply chain and consumption pattern of fashion impose high risks on the environment. Besides, the utilization of cheap labor in developing countries by Western fashion brands entails great concern about labor rights of sweatshop workers. To tackle the daunting sustainable issues in fashion industry, various nascent...
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Shah, J.S. (author)
Faced with increased pressure due to the earthquakes in Groningen and global warming, the Netherlands government has decided to discontinue the production of and completely transition away from natural gas by 2050. This requires the transformation of the 95% of houses that are currently heated using natural gas into ones that are heated using...
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Goss, H. (author)
Today more deaths are linked to obesity and weight gain than famine and malnutrition, especially with children a concerning increase in global childhood obesity has developed. Currently, many programs have been implemented in the Netherlands to address childhood obesity, however, few go beyond awareness and involve a physical experience. To...
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Panyapatiphan, D. (author)
This thesis introduces the vision and implementation to involve and empower end-consumers in the circular economy. This thesis is the graduation project of Strategic product design master’s program, developed for Circularise, a B2B company who connects supply chain. It aims for an in-depth understanding of the users need and challenges in the...
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Braams, M.M.F. (author)
Many non-profit organizations (NPO’s) in the Netherlands have lost a large amount of donors over the last years. This thesis explores the use of behavioural influence design, applied in an online solution, in order to improve donor engagement for the well-known NPO WWF. The thesis focuses at creating long-term engagement with donors in the age...
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