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Sluiter, Kasper (author)
The River Intellectuals network is an organization that wants to connect academic students to Balkan river conservation. In July 2019 the first Student for River Camp is organized. Students from the Balkan, and the rest of Europe, applied for a week of lectures and activities at the Soča river in Slovenia. It is identified that these students,...
master thesis 2019
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Bamerni, Allend (author)
In the Shared Studio Lab, the focus lies on the translation of the design in the city of Bandung, Indonesia. The city of Bandung was once established by the Dutch as an important transport hub, governmental & military base and travel destination for the Dutch colonial society. After Indonesia became officially independent in 1949, the city...
master thesis 2019
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Satish, Premith (author)
The thesis aims to offer a review of a modern conceptual facade focusing on one more possible solution to sustainable facade refurbishment for existing tall buildings. There are thousands of highrise buildings in the world and almost all of them over time will require some degree of refurbishment. The premise of this thesis is based on the...
master thesis 2019
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van Klaveren, Wouter (author), Houtzager, Daan (author), Nguyen, Toan (author), Ozcan, Aylin (author), Liu, Danyan (author), Das Sharma, Asmeeta (author), Prida Guillén, Álvaro (author), Blom, Michelle (author), Leung, Ranee (author)
Rapid urbanisation and globalisation are bringing increasingly complex issues to the forefront. Improper planning of human activities and over exploitation of the surrounding natural resources has successfully damaged the biodiversity and the natural processes. Today humanity is at a stage where these ecosystem services are essential for our...
student report 2019
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op den Kelder, Nathan (author)
Research in medicine and psychology has demonstrated that placebo treatments can lead to clinically meaningful effects which are created by the context of the treatment. Therapeutic rituals are acknowledged as the core of contextual healing effects. To design for contextual healing in clinical practice, more insight is needed in the key...
master thesis 2019
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Hoppe, T. (author), Coenen, Frans (author), Bekendam, Maria T. (author)
Little is known about how renewable energy cooperatives (REScoops) try to influence energy conservation among households and the resulting impact. In this article the main research question is: What is the predictive value of renewable energy cooperatives on intention to save energy, engagement in energy-saving actions, and self-reported energy...
journal article 2019
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Fisser, Joël (author)
Mimetic discretisation techniques are a growing field in computational physics research. Among these techniques, the recently developed mimetic spectral element method allows for exact discretisation of metric independent relations. This has been proven numerically in various mixed formulations, for instance the mixed velocity-vorticity-pressure...
master thesis 2019
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Pols, Daniel (author)
In solving two-phase flows, the location of the interface between the phases is necessary to handle interface jump conditions when solving the Navier-Stokes equation. Current interface capturing and advection methods, however, suffer from various issues. The level set method uses the signed distance to the interface and the interface being the...
master thesis 2019
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Maljaars, J.M. (author), Labeur, R.J. (author), Trask, Nathaniel (author), Sulsky, Deborah (author)
By combining concepts from particle-in-cell (PIC) and hybridized discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) methods, we present a particle–mesh scheme for flow and transport problems which allows for diffusion-free advection while satisfying mass and momentum conservation – locally and globally – and extending to high-order spatial accuracy. This is achieved...
journal article 2019
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ten Eikelder, M.F.P. (author), Akkerman, I. (author)
This paper presents the notion of a variation entropy. This concept is an entropy framework for the gradient of the solution of a conservation law instead of on the solution itself. It appears that all semi-norms are admissible variation entropies. This provides insight into the total variation diminishing property and justifies it from...
journal article 2019
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Xu, Yanjie (author), Si, Yali (author), Takekawa, John (author), Liu, Q. (author), Prins, Herbert H. T. (author), Yin, Shenglai (author), Prosser, Diann J. (author), Gong, Peng (author), de Boer, Willem F. (author)
Habitat loss can trigger migration network collapse by isolating migratory bird breeding grounds from nonbreeding grounds. Theoretically, habitat loss can have vastly different impacts depending on the site's importance within the migratory corridor. However, migration‐network connectivity and the impacts of site loss are not completely...
journal article 2019
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Scepanovic, S. (author), Warnier, Martijn (author), Nurminen, Jukka K. (author)
Residential energy interventions aim to structurally influence the way people behave in order to achieve a more sustainable behavior. However, the effectiveness of concrete residential energy interventions in specific circumstances varies widely: depending on the context interventions are more or less successful. This paper studies the effect...
journal article 2019
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Wobbes, E.D. (author), Möller, M. (author), Galavi, Vahid (author), Vuik, C. (author)
Within the standard material point method (MPM), the spatial errors are partially caused by the direct mapping of material-point data to the background grid. In order to reduce these errors, we introduced a novel technique that combines the least squares method with the Taylor basis functions, called the Taylor least squares (TLS), to...
journal article 2019
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Bailey, O. (author), Arnot, T. C. (author), Blokker, E. J.M. (author), Kapelan, Z. (author), Vreeburg, J. (author), Hofman, J. A.M.H. (author)
Population growth and climate change place a strain on water resources; hence, there are growing initiatives to reduce household water use. UKWIR (2016) have a stated aim to halve water abstraction by 2050. This will significantly reduce inflow to sewer systems and increase wastewater concentration. This work presents a new stochastic sewer...
journal article 2019
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Mehta, D. (author), Zhang, Y. (author), van Zuijlen, A.H. (author), Bijl, H. (author)
Despite advances in turbulence modelling, the Smagorinsky model remains a popular choice for large eddy simulation (LES) due to its simplicity and ease of use. The dissipation in turbulence energy that the model introduces, is proportional to the Smagorinsky constant, of which many different values have been proposed. These values have been...
journal article 2019
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Coenen, Frans (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
In recent years cooperatives for renewable energy supply (REScoops) have emerged as important new actors in energy markets. They provide their members (i.e., households) with renewably generated energy within a cooperative model that enables members to co-decide on its strategic and tactical goals, plans and business model. REScoops do not only...
abstract 2018
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van Langevelde, Bart (author)
A growing risk of flooding in coastal areas and the corresponding development of legislation drive continuous development in the field of hydraulic engineering. Failure due to<br/>wave overtopping is not fully understood from a physical point of view. Existing knowledge gaps, processes that are not yet explained by physics or not even discovered...
master thesis 2018
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van den Heuvel, Bram (author)
The logistics industry is being modernized using information technology and robots. This change encompasses a new set of challenges in warehouses. Recently, some companies have started using robot fleets to sort products and parcels. This thesis studies those systems, and researches the combinatorial problems that arise within them. Three main...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Mollerus, Féline (author)
Among women, breast cancer has the highest incidence rate of all types of cancer worldwide. For 80% of these patients, a treatment option is the surgical procedure known as breast conserving surgery (BCS). Re-excision is required in 10-60% of these patients, as positive margins are encountered post-operatively, showing the need of an intra...
master thesis 2018
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de Jager, R.R. (author)
The liquefaction flow slide is an important failure mechanism for under water slopes composed of sand.<br/><br/>The failure of the sand body is the result of liquefaction of loosely packed sand, which suddenly looses a large part of its strength and starts behaving as a fluid. Liquefaction flow slides occur unexpectedly and develop at a very...
doctoral thesis 2018
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