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Flach, Emil (author)
Smart homes have existed for decades, with Bill Gate's home built in 1997 being a notable example. The rapid developments in technology have made all electronics cheaper and made the Internet of Things possible. The Internet of Things has brought many new products and services to the market and revived the dream of a "smart home" for the average...
master thesis 2019
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Rasing, Sjoerd (author)
“It was generally believed that losing one’s life to a hurricane is… something that happens in far-away places,” the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh wrote in his 2017 book ‘The Great Derangement’ (p. 26). The current climate and environmental crises are in the very first place crises of culture, crises of imagination. [...] An idea in close...
master thesis 2019
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Daleman, Jasper (author)
The GHG-emissions of the Dutch transport sector are ever increasing, mainly caused by the growth in the number of traffic movements. These movements are heavily influenced by the growth of the e-commerce sector and e-commerce related last mile deliveries. Hence, this study aims at providing more insight in sustainable alternatives for delivering...
master thesis 2018
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van Schaik, Jasper (author)
In this report the role of lighting at music festivals was explored. Research was done into the use and placement of event lighting at festivals. The findings were translated to a living room setting. The festival experience is transferred to a domestic context. Result of the design process is a system of individual lights that are controlled by...
master thesis 2018
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Pragistio, Yunizar (author)
Access to electricity still lacks for a fifth of the world's population. Most of the areas are in the remote rural location. Due to the off-grid location, policies, and other social factors, the grid expansion in these areas is not economically viable. Installing Solar Home Systems (SHS) is considered to be a promising immediate solution, given...
master thesis 2018
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Yu, Yinan (author)
The renovation project of St. Elisabeth in Zutphen is guided by the concept of "sustainable city". Meanwhile as a graduation project in the studio of heritage and architecture, how to deal with the relation between historic relics and modern architectures is important. During the whole process of my project, I started my design assignment with...
master thesis 2018
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Smit, Linda (author)
Many cities in the Netherlands have poor areas that have to deal with a lot of social problems. One of the approaches that policymakers use to improve these areas is the so- called gentrification approach. In this approach policy makers renovate and rebuild parts of the neighborhoods in order to attract more ‘better educated’ citizens to these...
master thesis 2018
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Luu, Chiwei (author)
The aim of this project was to stimulate young children with cancer to engage in physical play to decrease the stagnation of their physical development. Children from the age of 2 to 5 are in the middle of their physical growth and development. This is also the age group with the highest risk of being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia...
master thesis 2018
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Papakosta, Thekla (author)
The fact that the developing world struggles to cover even the most basics of needs, in contrast to the developed world, is tangibly connected to the lack of electricity. As many developing nations, especially the ones located in rural areas, face many difficulties to access the grid, alternative stand-alone solutions such as Solar Home Systems ...
master thesis 2017
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Vrooman, Rogier (author)
Within the phenomenon known as the Internet of Things (IoT), an enormous growth is taking place. IoT systems exist in different ways, ranging from industrial applications to user focused systems. A specific subset of a user-focused IoT system is found as Smart Home environments. At Smart Homes, themultiple Smart Objects or Smart Devices are...
master thesis 2017
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van Dijk, Tom (author)
This thesis presents a visual route following method that minimizes memory consumption to the point that even Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV) equipped with only a simple microcontroller can traverse distances of a few hundred meters. Existing Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) algorithms are too complex for use on a microcontroller....
master thesis 2017
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Echavarria Restrepo, Maria (author)
This master thesis explores how to extend the product line of the Dutch stroller company JOOLZ with products that support parents in their homes. Traditionally JOOLZ designs , but want to explore possibilities beyond this market segment. The focus of the assignment is parent life in a large metropolis, such as Tokyo, New York and Amsterdam....
master thesis 2017
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Malik, Bryan Oscareino (author)
Rural area electrification is one of the challenging issues to be solved by the engineer as it is often constrained by several issues such as geographical condition and underdeveloped infrastructures. As a result, off-grid DC system is expected to answer the need of electricity in these areas.

Solar Home System (SHS) as one of the...
master thesis 2017
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Aelfers, Sanne (author)
Logistics plays an import role in e-commerce and so in the online grocery market. This research analysed different transport packaging solutions for the home delivery of dry groceries. Insights into the effects of several transport packaging have been gained. A case study has been applied to PostNL, to find the best alternative for the delivery...
master thesis 2017
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Manchanda, Gaurav (author)
300 million people in India do not have access to electricity and are suffering from a multitude of socio-economic problems which include poverty, weak education, poor health and low spending incomes. One of the most efficient and feasible electricity solutions is via solar energy. Multiple companies are offering such off-grid solutions in India...
master thesis 2017
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Grunstra, Jelle (author)
Problems are overcome by transforming the dwellings and giving the option to add modules to the dwellings. This ensures many different target groups can live in the community. People don’t seek a suitable dwelling, but instead find a community in which they can live and the dwellings is adapted to them. Moreover, users can implement a...
master thesis 2017
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Kane, Justin (author)
This graduation project was initiated as the continuation of Rixt Siebinga’s thesis: “The redesign of a Solar Home System - An expandable and understandable solar home system for rural Cambodian families". During this project, her results were evaluated and additional focus topics (that defined this project's design goal) were identified. The...
master thesis 2017
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Jalali, M. (author)
Concerning demographic change by the end of the century the demand on keeping old generation satisfy of their home environment has generally increased. The home which elderly lives in is a home for 365 days and they need to enjoy it in every moment of their 3rd life stage. When people get older they are not more able to be active as they were...
master thesis 2017
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Tissink, F.E. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Wurl, J.M. (author)
The energy transition is characterised by the growth of intermittent and thus non-steerable energy sources such as solar photovoltaic and wind. The technology development in the PV sector enables consumers to move beyond passive consumption of electricity towards becoming active producers of their own energy. This led to an increasing number of...
master thesis 2016
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