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van Beek, Laura (author)
In contemporary society, a large part of the housing stock for people with autism focuses on living with house mates and in-house support (Berger et al., 2005). It seems, through several extensive questionnaires, that 65% of those individuals seek another housing situation, namely independent housing of some sort (Begeer et al., 2013). Design of...
master thesis 2019
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De Poli, Matteo (author)
Underground infrastructures and the importance of the people’s safety and structures robustness are relevant and contemporary issues in the civil engineering industry. The demand for this infrastructural typology has developed to such an extent that the need for a better and cost-beneficial knowledge of the risks is necessary.
This thesis...
master thesis 2018
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Lin, Tim (author)
This graduation project aims to explore the possibilities and the pitfalls when designing a pedestrian tunnel with mirrors. The research topic was derived from an assignment given by Studio Roosegaarde, a social design lab based in Rotterdam. The major problems this project aims to solve is that a designer has no systematic guidelines to follow...
master thesis 2018
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Slingerland, Geertje (author)
The stimulation of citizen participation has led to the upraise of bottom-up citizen communities. These communities grow from idealism but often have a hard time to become a durable initiative when the first challenges arise and the enthusiasm has disappeared. This graduation aims to gather an understanding of how citizen initiatives can be...
master thesis 2017
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Berckmoes, Dennis (author)
X-core is a novel foam core material developed by Donkervoort Automobielen, it enables a unique one-shot process for seamless composite sandwich structures with mould-defined features all-around. The foam is co-cured to carbon fibre/epoxy prepregs, in this form the process is currently used to make car components for the Donkervoort D8 GTO RS....
master thesis 2017
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Reitsma, Frank (author)
Housing supply in Sub-Saharan Africa is dominated by self-help housing in informal settlements as a consequence of rapid urban population growth in the absence of sufficient formal housing supply, bringing forth sub-standard housing conditions. Government housing strategies have not been able to halt the informal production of housing, as...
master thesis 2017
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Vijgen, L.A. (author)
Sphinx Noord is a former industrial site in the centre of Maastricht. It is well known for its ceramic products which many still find in their kitchen or bathroom. The former factory is currently vacant. In order to secure a sustainable and durable future for the building, the Sphinx should be transformed into a monument.
master thesis 2016
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Alberda, R. (author)
Existing research on vibration energy harvesting is often limited to two-parameter optimizations and single-frequency operation. In this paper a parameter study is performed on the four major design parameters of velocity-damped vibration energy harvesters in low frequency and wide bandwidth operation. The study is based on electromagnetic...
master thesis 2016
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Van den Berg, M.R. (author)
In general the majority of the current economy is a linear economy based on a ‘take-make-dispose” model that relies on easily accessible resources and energy. This creates huge amounts of waste at end of life impacting nature and society. Furthermore resource scarcity is increasingly becoming an issue impacting price and availability of products...
master thesis 2014
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Poppelaars, F.A. (author)
E-waste, price volatility of resources and the constant increase of the middle class world population expecting the same ‘high quality’ life standards have (amongst other) made some companies consider their options. In the reports of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, one aspect of the circular economy model aims at decoupling sales revenues from...
master thesis 2014
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Van Rijn, I. (author)
To support employees in carrying out their business processes, companies often use Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to support these processes, and simultaneously control these processes. Meanwhile mobile devices are more and more embedded in people’s life and way of working. Building applications for these mobile devices that will...
master thesis 2013
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Wortel, M.C. (author)
The Master’s programme Industrial Ecology is jointly organised by Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. Sustainable development is a young, developing field in which many standards, certificates, and initiatives are spawning. Companies are expected to work on sustainable development by its customers, investors, and society in...
master thesis 2013
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Delfan, A. (author)
Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a term used to describe the sharing of health information electronically among two or more entities. These entities are mostly organizations, which provide health services to their clients (the patients) and also enable the sharing of electronic health information. The exchange of medical data takes place...
master thesis 2013
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Nijkamp, E.J.S. (author)
Bioplastics change the way plastics are made because they are manufactured from plants like corn and sugar instead of oil. This has many environmental advantages and in the future also financial advantages. Bioplastics are rapidly being developed and applied in various kinds of products. The challenge of this thesis was to understand bioplastics...
master thesis 2012
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Van Delft, L. (author)
Every change to an application should be followed by a regression test if we want to assure that the application keeps functioning in conformance with its requirements. Executing such a test manually can be a time consuming and boring task. Time pressure often causes the regression test to be skipped, or only partially executed. Executing these...
master thesis 2012
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Blokhuis, S.E.M. (author)
The goal of this project was to identify which practical and organizational aspects of facilitation could improve the efficiency of online team meetings. The project was structured by a literature study, a case study, concept development and tests to come to the final concept: the facilitator guide. The literature study identified three...
master thesis 2011
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Capota, L.P.J. (author)
Project background This graduation project is performed to gain a grasp on the relationship between public transport system investments and urban development and regeneration. In what way do they influence each other, how can they benefit from each other and what conditions are necessary to create this sort synergetic relationship? A framework...
master thesis 2010
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Harskamp, R.G. (author)
The past five decades an unparalleled growth in societal demand for raw materials occurred which led to sometimes-irreversible negative impacts on the earth’s ecological system. Consequently sustainable issues are of growing importance in the world and this awareness is present among customers of IHC Merwede B.V. (IHC), their customers start to...
master thesis 2010
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Van Oord, P.J.D. (author)
On average, each person visits the toilet 8 times a day. Each day, 15 minutes are spend on a toilet. Therefore no one can deny the important role of toilets. This project scrutinizes toilets in public spaces. The development of mass produced cheap material public toilets, placed at the wrong locations, has lead to many problems. Problems such as...
master thesis 2010
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Bil, R. (author)
A search for a victim of drowning is not always successful in practice: according to a rough guess only one out of ten corpses is found during a search by the authorities concerned. Several methods can be used in order to detect a corpse. In The Netherlands it is common to search with (tracker) dogs on the basis of corpse scent. Scent is...
master thesis 2008
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