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Zhou, Yuekuan (author), Liu, Zhengxuan (author)
Transition towards a carbon-neutral district energy community calls for carbon elimination and offsetting strategies, and phase change materials (PCMs) with substantial potential latent energy density can contribute significantly to carbon neutrality through both carbon-positive (like PCM-based thermal control in solar PVs) and carbon...
review 2023
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van Straten, Bart (author), Tantuo, B.N. (author), Sperna Weiland, Nicolaas H. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Hendriks, B.H.W. (author), Horeman, T. (author)
Introduction: Disposable instruments in healthcare have led to a significant increase of medical waste. The aim of this study is to validate the recycling of disposable Zamak laryngoscope blades into new medical products by using a new ‘all-in-one’ affordable reprocessing setup as alternative for die-casting. <br/>Methods: An “all-in-one”...
journal article 2022
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Moffie, Yaël (author)
As main contractor at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, BAM Infra Energie &amp; Water strives for optimal asset maintenance for each and every one of their assets. In order to achieve this, one of the components which needs to be improved are the amount of malfunctions of Schiphol’s sewage pumping stations. These are caused by all types of...
master thesis 2021
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van Straten, Bart (author), van der Heiden, D.R. (author), Robertson, P.D. (author), riekwel, corinne (author), Jansen, F.W. (author), van der Elst, M. (author), Horeman, T. (author)
Introduction<br/>Hospitals in the Netherlands generate approximately 1.3 million kg of waste from the polypropylene (PP) wrapping paper (WP) used to wrap surgical instruments each year. The aim of this study was to develop a method to recycle WP waste into new medical devices.<br/><br/>Methods<br/>WP was recovered from Maasstad Hospital,...
journal article 2021
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De Fazio, F. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), Flipsen, Bas (author), Balkenende, R. (author)
Designers and engineers need better tools and methods to create highly repairable products. Design for disassembly and reassembly is an important product related design feature that can enhance repair. In a highly repairable product, the components that fail most often should be easily accessible for repair or replacement. This paper...
journal article 2021
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Chen, YingJu (author)
Nowadays people become busier than ever before. Even though people still have 24 hours in each day, it feels as if no one has “free time” to do anything. Thus, busy people prefer using their limited time to clean the most important area indeed. It is how the idea “dust map” came. Users can create the map by themselves and the appliance will...
master thesis 2019
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Folkers, Francis (author)
A process that started with creating a standard test for viewing the cleaning performance of ultrasonic cleaners on dentures came to a result as the Sonic 1, an ultrasonic denture cleaner for the company Dental Robotics. Cleaning performance, use(r scenario), and aesthetics were essential pillars in the process. Oral hygiene is essential for...
master thesis 2019
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Espin Franco, Fermin (author)
To develop a new wet cleaning function that can be applied to (but not limited) robot vacuum cleaners, this function must offer an equal or higher performance than current solutions being able to perform dry and wet cleaning in one stroke. <br/>This function must be based on the previous research and analysis stage performed during the internship.
master thesis 2019
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Oudshoorn, Tijmen (author)
This thesis consist of the graduation project executed in cooperation with the municipality of the Hague, at design studio DIDID in the Hague. The beaches of the Hague are cleaned by so called beach cleaners. Beach cleaners are large tractor pulled screening machines that effectively screen/rake garbage from the beach. There is however a problem...
master thesis 2017
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Van Leeuwen, M.W. (author)
Today’s industry relies on the take-make-dispose approach of the linear economic model. Our linear consumption and production patterns are depleting our planet’s resources, polluting our environment and changing our climate. As a proposed solution to this problem, a circular economic model is designed to reduce the flow of non-renewable energy...
master thesis 2017
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Jain, K.P. (author), Pruyn, J.F.J. (author), Hopman, J.J. (author)
The implementation of international ship recycling regulations and international standards of health, safety and environment on a ship recycling yard improves environmental protection, occupational health and safety of the workers. However, it results in increased costs of the ship recycling process, which is detrimental for offering a high...
journal article 2017
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Mars, J.P. (author)
The ‘Lely Discovery’ is an automated mobile barn cleaner, which routes are programmed by a ‘teaching method’. The routes are specified by a linear action sequence to be executed by the robot. Teaching a route to the Lely Discovery requires users to execute every action first by walking the robot through the barn. The route teaching method is...
master thesis 2015
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Volkerts van Hoogendaal, Y.D. (author)
The Nomad is a reefer container box cleaning device, to be used by cleaning employee at a container cleaning site such as Van Doorn B.V. The Nomad’s dimensions are standardised to fit within every reefer container box. It is set up out of three main components: The cleaning system, the cleaner and the docking station; each with its own distinct...
master thesis 2014
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Van Roosmalen, S.B.W. (author)
Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Drachten makes numerous meaningful innovations a year. In the field of wet floor cleaners (combination of mop and vacuum cleaner), Philips has developed a high-end product. To complete the range, the graduation student is asked to develop a low-end wet floor cleaner. Before a product is developed, it is essential to...
master thesis 2012
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Camps, A. (author)
Problem statement A robot vacuum cleaner (rvc) offers a solution to maintain clean floors while saving the time and effort of cleaning. This benefit is most fully enjoyed when users let it clean during the time they are away from home. However, this requires the user to trust the robot being capable of cleaning (managing) completely autonomous....
master thesis 2011
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Dobes, V. (author)
Even the enterprises with very advanced management systems often do not monitor efficiency of use of important energy and material flows within their processes and therefore, have difficulty to effectively manage their resource efficiency. This paper is built upon experiences from a pilot implementation of a new tool for promotion of energy...
conference paper 2010
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Agster, R. (author), Liebl, J. (author), Schuhmann, J. (author), Zürker, M. (author)
This case study investigates the efforts of Centric Austria International (CAI) to successfully set-up service units in China's less developed regions between 2008 and 2010 in order to promote implementation of Cleaner Production (CP) practices. Relying on the project’s capacity development approach, the authors examine the critical success...
conference paper 2010
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Kolkman, H.J. (author)
Deposits are regularly removed from compressor blades and vanes of installed jet engines and gas turbines by compressor washing. Hereby a compressor cleaner is sprayed into the compressor while operating at reduced or normal r.p.m. Recently developed compressor cleaners are claimed to be ecologically sound. In addition, many new compressor...
report 1991
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