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Bruins Slot, Hilco (author), Nugteren, Alex (author), van Rie, Victor (author), Nota, Hugo (author), Overgaauw, Tim (author), van der Heide, Niels (author)
This report is written with the aim to evaluate a possible port expansion in the port of San Vicente, Chile. In order to achieve this a thorough analysis on the port operations, hydrodynamical analysis using Delft3D and a bottleneck analysis on the infrastructure have been executed. A preliminary design for the port expansion is created. This...
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Chung, Edwin (author)
The municipal of Amsterdam plans to implement a zero emission (ZE) zone by 2025. A plan is required to implement a battery electric truck (BET) charging infrastructure. To derive at the preferred feasible BET charging infrastructures, the research assesses the available BET, available charging methods, stakeholder perception, and BET energy...
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de Hek, Maurits (author)
Technological innovations in the Dutch railway sector, such as ERTMS and the 3kV power supply system make it possible to increase the efficiency, effectivity and speed of the railway system in the upcoming decades. The implementation of systems such as ERTMS and 3kV is a lengthy process. The new systems will therefore operate alongside the old...
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Westerhuis, Gijsbert (author)
The number of operational rail corridors equipped with ERTMS is increasing throughout Europe. The implementation of this critical safety system is planned to take several decades. However, ERTMS is a complex system that evolves continuously increasing the risk of using outdated parts and components. Therefore, adaptability is required for an...
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Scho, Alex (author)
Make Food Great Again is a prototype for the future of Urban Agriculture. Thereby its a spatial strategy to address the urgencies connected to the biochemical pollution of agricultural enterprises on the example of the Netherlands. It aims to find a solution for the burden of ultra effective state of the art agriculture on the environment, while...
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Treffers, Nils (author)
Traffic square and station Marconiplein, the project site, has become a cacophony of highly controlled and isolated traffic domains which one wants to passage and exit as quickly as possible. Like many other metrostation in Rotterdam the passage of time dominates the passage of place and the notion of the station as real-estate prevails over it...
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Biese, Matias (author)
The Dutch public infrastructure faces several challenges in the coming decades. A significant portion of public infrastructure such as bridges need to be replaced or renovated in the coming decades, and the public infrastructure authorities have set an ambitious goal to become completely circular by 2030. Service-oriented infrastructure ...
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de Jong, Nena (author)
In infrastructure construction projects, stakeholder alignment is an important factor that contributes to project success and prevents excessive delays. Literature shows that it is known how to align stakeholders and what to do, however, when to carry out those actions, it not yet clear. This research contributes to that knowledge gap by...
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Heath, Edward (author)
The need for sustainable practises in all walks of society are more pressing than ever, with the effects of climate change being felt worldwide. Furthermore, the increasing share of variable and decentralised power generators coupled with the growing electricity demands from electric vehicles (EVs) at irregular times is placing unprecedented...
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Altena, Robert (author)
In the Netherlands, almost half of the energy supplied to households is used for space heating. Since natural gas supplies heating fuel to almost 95% of residential buildings Dutch municipalities have to investigate the possibilities of diversifying their heating infrastructure in order to comply with government environmental goals. Possible...
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Surve, Madhura (author)
Even after many developments in project management tools and techniques, there is still a loophole in the traditional approaches, due to which it is no longer effective for managing projects in a dynamic environment. As a result, there is a rising urge amongst the practitioners to implement flexible approaches in large complex projects for its...
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van Gameren, A.J.L. (author)
Due to climate change, cities are expected to become subject to increasingly intense heat waves and precipitation. This calls for them to become more resilient towards such fluctuations. Green infrastructure is increasingly acknowledged as a means to enhance climate resilience, but cities – especially city centres – often lack the necessary...
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van Weelderen, Guus (author)
The objective of this study is to strengthen literature about cyclist safety and help prevent bicycle crashes in the future. It looks into the gap about the relation between the obstacle space of cycling infrastructure (that involves the space that is available for cyclists to avoid crashes with the obstacles therein) and the visibility thereof,...
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Pico Parra, Mauricio (author)
Infrastructure asset managers have the increasing challenge not only to maintain efficiently the functionalities and quality of their infrastructures, but also to upgrade them for the increasing demands and to achieve added value to their assets (Hertogh, Bakker, van der Vlist, & Barneveld, 2018). Moreover, infrastructure projects in densely...
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van Limbergen, K. (author)
The positive relation between the performance of the client-contractor team and the end-result of a project has led to a growing attention for the human factor in construction procurement exercises. Over the last decade, assessments of constructors’ collaborative behaviour have been used more widely as a partner selection method. One of the most...
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Mukkamala, Tapasya (author)
The phase “water, water everywhere but too much or too little” aptly explains the current situation of many global cities. Within the numerous challenges due to Climate change and Urbanisation, water ranks the highest as a risk to the society. This risk ranges from water related catastrophes like floods to availability of portable water to the...
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Schiesaro, G. (author)
The project developed as a continuous effort to define the idea of spolia. A term that surpasses the re-appropriation of material becoming an active approach to architecture becoming an attitude towards the city and the landscape in the consciousness that a deep relation is established between the forms and the culture that generate these forms....
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Khandelwal, S. (author)
Mumbai is the commercial capital of the country. The economy and morphology of the city has been shaped by the physical infrastructure but has neglected the ecological and social aspects in planning. This has led to the extreme vulnerability of the region to ecological and social negative externalities. The region experiences urban flooding...
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Guild, W.A. (author)
The post-industrial city has become a fragmented landscape of urbanisation. The rational city of the modernist era has been eroded by the forces of globalisation and the liberalised economy, erasing the traditional points of reference in the urban environment. Consequently, this space has become increasingly illegible. Koolhaas notes: ‘We were...
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Chouairi, A. (author)
Transitional territories such as lagoons are among the most impacted and delicate environments, threatened by the combined effects of climate change and human action. This Master thesis in Landscape Architecture examines the Venetian Lagoon in North of Italy as one of the most endangered and critical cases, as the last extreme flooding event of...
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