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Snaathorst, Andrew (author)
This thesis investigates the total environmental impact of various alternative marine energy carriers while taking the powering increase into account due to their disadvantageous spatial requirements compared to conventional fuel. A parametric design tool for bulk carriers, tankers, container ships, and trailing suction hopper dredgers has been...
master thesis 2023
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Ruminy, Justine (author)
The climate emergency calls for a global shift towards a low-carbon economy, to preserve natural resources and biodiversity, while limiting global warming and its consequences. This project focuses on the impact of distribution centres, intended for the storage of commercial goods. Warehouses are characterised by large flexible spaces and simple...
master thesis 2023
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Jux, C. (author), Sciacchitano, A. (author), Scarano, F. (author)
The aerodynamic characteristics of a modern road cycling wheel in cross wind are studied through force- and planar PIV measurements in the TU Delft Open Jet Facility. The performance of the 62 mm deep rim is evaluated for three tire profiles, and yaw angles up to 24°. All measurements are executed at 12.5 m/s (45 km/h) freestream- and wheel...
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Zhang, Chunbo (author), Hu, Mingming (author), van der Meide, Marc (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Yang, Xining (author), Gao, Xiaofeng (author), Li, Kai (author), Zhao, Hailong (author), Li, Chen (author)
Meeting the current demand for concrete requires not only mining tons of gravel and sand, but also burning large amounts of fossil fuel resources in cement kilning. Consequently, concrete recycling is crucial to achieving a material-efficient society, especially with the application of various categories of concrete and the goal of phasing...
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Mauro, F. (author), Kana, A.A. (author)
The focus on digitalisation in manufacturing is spreading to other industry fields, including large and complex objects like ships. Such interest introduces the concept of Digital Twins in supporting designers and operators through the whole ship-life cycle. However, the term Digital Twin is typically abused in the shipping industry, many...
review 2023
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Khan, Umara (author), Zevenhoven, Ron (author), Stougie, L. (author), Tveit, Tor Martin (author)
Heat pumps (HPs) which use low temperature (waste) heat and renewable energy sources to provide high temperature heat are widely regarded as a critical technology for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the industrial sector. The HighLift technology considered here can provide high temperature output heat up to around 200 °C. This article...
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Zhang, S. (author)
Alkali-activated Materials (AAMs), including those classified as geopolymer, are obtained through the reaction between a solid precursor and an alkaline solution. Compared with ordinary Portland cement (OPC) binders, these materials maintain comparable mechanical properties but have the advantage of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Kouzelis, Antonios (author)
Electric vehicles (EVs) equipped with vehicle-integrated photovoltaics (VIPV) and EVs with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology can support in overcoming power grid challenges emerging from the energy transition. Despite the widespread benefits that VIPV and V2G have to offer, their potential impact on battery life governs their economic viability....
master thesis 2022
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Le Grand, Oscar (author)
Sea level rise will increase the risk of flooding in coastal areas. This poses a risk to the coastal protection as well as rivers and lakes close to the coast. Solutions are needed to cope with this threat. The past decade, nature based solutions have gained significant interest. One of these solutions could be sandy foreshores. Due to the use...
master thesis 2022
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Grul, Wesley (author)
The Netherlands has faced rapidly increasing housing prices over the previous years. As a counter measure, the government is aiming to increase the construction of new houses from around 70 thousand annually to 100 thousand annually, to achieve 900 thousand new houses by 2030. At the same time the world is facing a climate crisis and the...
master thesis 2022
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Steenmetz, Nao (author)
Promoting cycling is an effective way to realize a more sustainable transportation system and healthier living environment. Authorities have the means to play an important role in this with the formulation of policies and the implementation of cycling interventions. However, they lack the knowledge on how to determine the effectiveness of...
master thesis 2022
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Daswani, Gaurav (author)
Fossil fuels play an important role as an energy source in the world. The high use of fossil fuels does not come without environmental and climate challenges. The development of renewable energy technology is seen as one of the solutions to tackling these challenges because of its non-carbon-emitting characteristic. Renewable energy technologies...
master thesis 2022
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Papavasileiou, Maria (author)
Aviation is an important sector and one of the key contributors to today’s economy. With a forecasted annual growth rate of 4.4%, the sector is expected to expand even more in the coming years. This expansion is however followed by the environmental burdens aviation causes to the environment. Following the anticipated growth of the aviation...
master thesis 2022
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Koullapis, Kendeas (author)
Over the last few years, the construction sector has experienced increasing demand for raw materials due to the rapid growth of the urban population. At the same time, most of the post-war buildings in Europe have reached the end of their service life. As a consequence, a period of intense demolition activities with<br/>significant waste...
master thesis 2022
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Bokil, Siddharth Rahul (author)
The heating and cooling sector is one of the biggest sectors at this moment due to drastic fluctuations in climate parameters. Even though this sector helps in making sure everyone gets comfortable temperatures at the home, office, etc., there are environmental consequences attached to them. These consequences are in terms of emissions of...
master thesis 2022
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Garcia Valicente, Mila (author)
Flame retardants are added to plastics in passenger vehicles to save lives. However, their releases can, in some cases, be accompanied by undesired impacts to human health and the environment. In the context of a transition to a Circular Economy, it is therefore important to keep track of the flow of flame retardants in passenger vehicle...
master thesis 2022
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Maskam, Richie (author)
Various tasks in the construction industry are tedious due to the high amount of repetition or time-consuming nature. In recent years Deep Learning within computer vision has made it possible to automate various tasks using images. The Hoofdvaarweg Lemmer-Delfzijl has been assessed using images and a pointcloud. The images were being worked with...
master thesis 2022
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Herweijer, Lex (author)
In response to climate change, the marine sector is increasingly focused on the energy transition. New marine power plants operating more efficiently and on cleaner fuels are receiving significantly more attention. While the transition to different power plants and fuels results in reduced fossil fuel consumption and emissions, waste heat...
master thesis 2022
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Landré, Daniël (author)
The rapid adoption of e-bikes as an alternative mode of transportation to automobiles gives rise to new methods of safety regulations for cyclists. Modern e-bikes feature Internet of Things (IoT) modules capable of collecting and sending cycling data that can be used for traffic safety analysis. This study explores the potential of using cycling...
master thesis 2022
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Tem Temi, Marc (author)
With an increase in interest in putting people on bikes instead of driving vehicles for day-to-day transport, new regulations are being implemented to make roadways safer for cyclists while also encouraging cycling behavior among various segments of the population. The perception of safety has been proven to play a significant role in the...
master thesis 2022
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