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Ganesh, Vikram (author)
Infrastructures have become important for the holistic growth of any country. With the number of such projects being constantly on the rise each year, its efficient maintenance has become a primary requirement for any asset owner. Among the many techniques available, FMECA is widely used for maintenance planning. In this method, different...
master thesis 2019
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Kaljouw, Astrid (author)
Climate change is a major global problem which is related to the increase in greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a potential solution to this problem. However, the implementation of CCS seems to be challenging. The port of Rotterdam also intended...
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de Wit, Daan (author)
This thesis provides insight into how the design approach, also known as ‘Design Thinking’ could be implemented in infrastructure planning processes. This is done with the objective to prevent premature convergence, which means, too early choosing for a solution by which other valuable alternatives are ‘killed off.’ By preventing premature...
master thesis 2019
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Trakoolsajjawat, Ratio (author)
The bicycle tour, more than any other sporting event, is fundamentally dependent on the landscape. The landscape has been used not only to challenge the peloton physically but also as a visual background for the event that has been broadcast worldwide. Tour of Ireland was first organised in 1953 as a part of An Tóstal, an Irish cultural festival...
master thesis 2019
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Sołtysiak, Katarzyna (author)
Nowadays, a majority of goods is produced in a significant distance to a consumption market; spaces of production and consumption have become extremely disconnected. For this reason, consumers are not aware of labour and pollution that desired goods create. Large amounts of waste are disposed daily, in particular in well developed countries. But...
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Schiffers, Roel (author)
Ever since the Dutch gained universal voting rights in 1919, the way we participate in our politics (understood as an extension of everyday interactions between people) has hardly changed even when everything we know has been altered drastically. In the same time frame, information technologies have evolved from paper-based media to their latest...
master thesis 2019
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Guo, Yuan (author)
The creative economy has grown fast these years because of the advanced science and technology. Employees have more flexible working schedule and environment. Co-working spaces rise because of creative economy and digital economy. This project concerns a building that hosts a neighbourhood hub for co-working and collective habitation in 2050...
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Hartog, Mervin (author)
The design proposal is situated along the edge of the city of Strasbourg, the design deals with a existing flooding problem in the area that currently limits the development of the area. The building looks at providing a new scenic route that crosses through a multitude of different landscapes and elevations. The elevated walkway is meant to...
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Aranguren Rojas, Ignacio (author)
This thesis adopt existing methodologies for flood-risk assessment in other civil infrastructure (such as dams or urban flooding) and apply them in road type infrastructure in order to quantitatively assess flood vulnerability and risk in project locations where historical closure data is not available and the complex global network-approach...
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van Herwaarden, Elise (author)
The oil industry might be the most obvious system causing the North Sea to be a disputed territory in recent times. One of the main participants in this dispute is Norway: a country extremely wealthy, thanks to oil revenue.
In oil’s supply chain, the Mongstad refinery plays a crucial role. Situated in a fjord in western Norway, it’s...
master thesis 2019
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Huizing, Denise (author)
This research aims to gain a deeper understanding on the financial, legal, organisational and technical considerations regarding the application of product-service systems. The goal is to identify how these characteristics could be implemented in project delivery methods to contribute to a circular economy. This design-based research is carried...
master thesis 2019
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Vlaming, Annemieke (author)
Due to growing prosperity in the world, together with the trend of urbanization, more and more natural resources are needed. However, the earth cannot keep providing us these materials, since many of them are depleting. The concept of circular economy is seen as an opportunity to tackle this problem. However, the infrastructure industry lags...
master thesis 2018
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Mohamed, Zakaria (author)
Within the field of construction management & engineering are upcoming cities investigated on how they achieved economic development and how they increased the quality of life by using the phenomena of city branding as development tool. By doing so (city branding), cities hope to get a better position on the global market to attract...
master thesis 2018
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Verbeek, Bram (author), Helmer, Joyce (author), Binsma, Jouke (author), Onnink, Casper (author)
Storm safety and durability of touristic destinations is of utmost importance in Cuba, considering high stakes regarding life and capital invested in the development of the touristic sector. This twomonth research focuses on one of the largest Caribbean beach tourism hotspots found in Varadero, Cuba.

Tourism along the Hicacos peninsula...
student report 2018
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Pietersen, Franka (author)
Climate change is likely to affect our infrastructures in the Netherlands and seems to accelerate: sooner, faster, stronger. This stresses the need for adaptable infrastructure. Asset owners cannot assume a certain final situation of the infrastructure and the impacts on it due to climate change. This report answers the following research...
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van Veenen, Anna (author)
The last couple of years the concept of the Circular Economy (CE) has been gaining more and more attention. The Netherlands want to become a CE as well and the government presented a national policy programme including goals to reach a CE in 2050. One of those goals is that Dutch public authorities should procure all their projects 100%...
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Akkermans, Freek (author)
Market organisation on energy networks is increasingly complex due to frequent emergence of new markets within and related to energy infrastructure. This research is conducted in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, and analyses the impacts of role demarcation policies on the development of the electric...
master thesis 2018
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Beerens, Tim (author)
The infrastructure gap is defined as the gap between investment requirements of infrastructure and the public funds available. Due to these gaps, not enough new infrastructure is developed and this puts a constraint on economic growth. This study looks at the impact that pension funds can have on closing this infrastructure gap, and thereby aid...
master thesis 2018
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Manolova, Manuela (author)
In recent years, there has been a growing necessity for 3D geoinformation in urban planning and infrastructure management to provide a more realistic representation of urban areas and the built environment. A key concept in public infrastructure management is Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM), which aims to improve the decision making in each...
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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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