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Van der Waal, K.T. (author)
Bentonite is a clay that is used in many industrial applications. Company X required an investigation on the bentonite that is mined by Company Y. Currently Company X produces cat litter only from her bentonite, but other applications might be of economical interest to the company. After scoping down to 4 applications other than cat litter ...
bachelor thesis 2014
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van Ruiten, Martijn (author)
The current approach in the shipping industry by the use of highly toxic coating systems is harmful for our inland waterways and oceans, does not benefit the public health and is very undesirable for all aquatic organisms on our planet.<br/>Almost every vessel today uses a toxic coating system which releases toxic compounds continually into our...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van Hoof, S. (author)
In Walla Walla, Washington the Mill Creek flows through an outdated concrete spillway that needs renovation. The city council of Walla Walla saw this as an opportunity to further develop this channel. Their desires include conservation of the fish ladder, enabling to sail by boat and to prettify the spillway. A Sobek 1D model was built to give a...
bachelor thesis 2016
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Ooms, M.C. (author)
A research was undertaken to find the suitability of Turkish calcium bentonite from the mines of a Company. Four samples of bentonite mines in the {\"U}nye region are researched, the M1, M2, M3 and M4 mine. The suitability of drilling fluid, foundry sand, soil improvement and bleaching earth applications is found through research on the...
bachelor thesis 2014
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Hooft, Maurits (author)
Currently the performance of a traditional forward supply chain is broadly studied in literature. The less known reverse supply chain is an upcoming research theme, with more companies adapting this concept. In the beverages industry this reverse logistics are common and based on returnable packaging, so called empties. Beer brewers are under a...
master thesis 2017
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Li, Wanlin (author)
The electricity demand is increasing with the development of industry. Nowadays, sustainable resources used for electricity generation are playing a more and more important role in the power system due to serious energy problems. Higher capability of power transmission and distribution thus becomes significantly necessary to keep the stability...
master thesis 2018
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Van den Berg, R. (author)
This report presents the results of a thesis research project executed at Tata Steel IJmuiden at the technical quality department of the Basic Oxygen Steel plant. This department wanted to reduce the rejection of their produced steel slabs within the internal supply chain of Tata Steel. For this project the Basic Oxygen Steel plant wanted to use...
master thesis 2012
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Lamoré, R. (author)
This thesis report presents an investigation of a soil improvement technique that is being executed for a Van Oord project in Kuwait. The soil is improved by the use of a column supported embankment, consisting of sand columns installed in a soft soil layer and a sand platform. The efficiency of this method is defined in terms of stress transfer...
master thesis 2016
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Thissen, J.J. (author)
The design of new handling and sorting equipment, together with the corresponding procedure. The equipment is designed for the (soda-) can industry. It has besides ergonomic advantages for the employees also quality improvements.
master thesis 2013
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van der Sandt, Sebastiaan (author)
The subject of this thesis is the forming of sandwich panels on a reconfigurable mould. The field of research is composite sheet forming. This novel manufacturing process at Curve Works has problems with panel quality, especially out-of-plane wrinkles. Exploratory research on quality improvement is performed by analysing the underlying...
master thesis 2018
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Nigatu, T.A. (author)
Currently organizations are investing large sums of money, time and knowledge to stay competitive and profitable. Driven by strong competition and increasing operational costs, the global aviation industry is under paramount pressure to strengthen operational excellence and improve profitability. Airlines are heavily investing in the means to...
master thesis 2011
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De Boer, M.A. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Cavaliere, Camilla (author)
Since 2017 blockchain (BC) has been settling in the spotlight. Several industry fields could use the technology as part of the underlying infrastructure for registering and transferring any type of asset and optimize business processes. As of 2018, numerous blockchain initiatives are continuously developed, with global executives looking forward...
master thesis 2018
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Teerlink, T. (author)
master thesis 2013
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van Nierop, Tessa (author)
master thesis 2017
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van Donkelaar, A. (author)
The current developments in the world result in increasing tensions between different countries. This increasing tension requires materials that are available when needed. Major budget cuts have resulted in the disposal of six multipurpose frigates which has reduced the total amount of frigates owned by the Royal Netherlands Navy from twelve to...
master thesis 2017
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Ho, E.S.H. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Gatti, Tonino (author)
During design projects, designers create and gain a lot of important knowledge that explains how and why certain steps are taken in the process of designing something new. Methods, best practices, pitfalls, and other important insights that might be useful for future projects are often lost in transition due to a lack of structural knowledge...
master thesis 2018
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Van Zuijlen, J.J. (author)
A large part of the flood defences in The Netherlands does not meet the present safety standards. In 2014 the delta programme has proposed new safety standards, which are based on the flood risk approach. These new safety standards will for a lot of river dikes be stricter than the currently prevailing safety standards. A lot of work has to be...
master thesis 2015
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Loenis, B.J.C. (author)
This research investigates the changes which occur in the floricultural sector and how this changing sector affects the transport operation of floricultural growers. By means of demand forecasting and transport scenarios a practical and robust transport solution has been found for the growers.
master thesis 2015
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