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Azcarate Aguerre, J.F. (author)
Accelerating strategic investment in an energy- and material resource-efficient built environment<br/><br/>The de-carbonisation of the built environment hinges on the use of clean, renewable energy and the conservation of materials and components within circular reprocessing loops. The Façades-as-a-Service research concept aims to accelerate the...
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Dijkstra, A. (author)
This thesis proposes the of integrating safety, economics, and passenger experience and draws on the author's research and experience in aviation to develop a more comprehensive approach to airline business management. The research closes the gap between business and Safety Management Systems in airlines by introducing two novel and...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Shinwari, Khesraw (author)
The construction sector's reliance on raw materials and the generation of waste necessitate a shift from the unsustainable linear economy to a circular economy (CE). Adopting Product-Service System (PSS) business models is crucial for achieving this transition. However, contractor companies in the building sector face barriers to implementing...
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PAPACHRISTOPOULOU, LEFKETI (author)
Public clients in the Netherlands have committed to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions. To achieve that, Circular Economy is proposed and more specifically a tool that can lead to Circularity, called Product Service Systems (PSS). PSS is a business tool that is innovative for infrastructure, and public clients are investigating the transition...
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Weninger, B. (author)
We have to overcome the intermittent nature of renewables to master the energy transition. Harvesting renewable electricity is only part of the solution. Energy storage is another part and the main challenge of our time. Only with efficient storage solutions can big industries switch to renewables.<br/>Electricity storage is most efficient with...
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Fu, Mingyan (author)
Organic micropollutants (OMPs) that occur in the aquatic environment at trace levels are emerging concerns to society. Domestic wastewater is an important source. OMPs end up in surface water and groundwater via conventional municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), penetrating drinking water. Comprising pharmaceuticals, personal care...
doctoral thesis 2023
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van Ginkel, Amber (author)
The mobility world is changing due to demographic transformations, sustainability challenges, and technological advancements. Consumers and governments seek sustainable and inclusive mobility solutions that cause less environmental strain, less noise pollution, and safer traffic. The mobility solutions must combine into a coherent platform for...
master thesis 2023
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Fayed, Mohamed (author)
The smart safety shoe is a concept safety shoe that has been in development as a collaboration between Allshoes safety footwear and TU Delft since 2020. Previous work on the shoe consisted of 2 graduation projects and a student course which resulted in the current concept of an injury preventing safety shoe focused on preventing lower back pain...
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Bil, Darcey (author), Zehntner, Johanna (author), Basha, Rexhina (author), Bremer, Serah (author)
North-western European countries play an important role in the global food system, by providing 80 percent of the whole European production. The current production system is focused on profit, has a yearly emission of 1250 megatons of CO₂ equivalent in North-western Europe and produces pollutants in the soil, water, and air. This results in an...
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Morres, Max (author)
As remote work becomes increasingly popular, many people are working or studying at their dinner table while seated in a chair that does not adequately support them or is not appropriately sized, leading to various physical complaints. Traditional office chairs are often big and bulky, and their design does not complement home environments....
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van Dobben de Bruyn, J. (author)
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Mirova, Hristiyana (author)
Marcel Breuer is an iconic figure not only in the world of architecture but also in design. The interesting turn in his career and his professional journey from a craftsman to a designer and later to an architect gives a very good example of the important role of craft in architecture. The following paper analyses selected projects from the...
student report 2023
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Hoobroeckx, Evy (author)
This study explores the environmental sustainability of digital health devices, specifically smart pillboxes, which are designed to help patients manage their medication, improve their health, and reduce medication non-adherence. The use of such devices has increased electronic and plastic waste and has resulted in a higher demand for critical...
master thesis 2023
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Janssens, Jules (author)
This thesis presents the results of the research into and the development of an international growth strategy for Revolt, a B2B provider of a product-service system for EV charging. <br/><br/>Revolt provides charging points for electric vehicles through a subscription model. For a fixed monthly fee, customers receive a charge point, the...
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Clé, Kirsten (author)
The objective of this project was to design a game that facilitates the discovery of each other’s intimacy. To be even more specific the goal was to create an interactive game that makes it easier for people to talk about their intimacy in an open, non-judgmental and playful way. Eventually, by playing this threshold lowering and accessible game...
master thesis 2023
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Slingerland, Ruben (author)
This master thesis focuses on the effect of variabilities in a Power &amp; Free conveyor system on the flow continuity by an analysis on the product, process and production level (3P), a discrete-event simulation model and the theory of Cyber-Physical Production systems (CPPS) to control the product flow. Scenarios were evaluated with this model...
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Zhou, Ying (author)
In most food manufacturing research and design (R&amp;D) projects, sustainability is not considered until the scalability testing or production phase, when cost reduction is the objective or when many consumers directly request it. However R&amp;D teams are highly focused on their predetermined goals at the beginning of the process. It is...
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Vafa, Sarah (author)
In recent years, the housing market has been under pressure due to growing demand for (inner-city) housing and a lack of supply. Housing is in high demand as a result of factors such as population growth, rapid urbanization, smaller households, the freezing of "mobility in houses, and so on. The low developing speed to cater to these issues...
master thesis 2023
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Gerritse, Puck (author)
In daily life, we are constantly using our hands to do everything that is important to us. The thumbs play a critical role in this and losing stability of your thumb leads to a reduced Quality of Life. There are numerous conditions that can lead to joint problems in the thumb that negatively affect its stability, like rheumatoid arthritis,...
master thesis 2023
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van Middendorp, Timon (author)
New studies state that climate change is projected to harm snow reliability in ski resorts, resulting in shorter ski seasons, increased snowmaking demand and low-lying ski areas may cease to exist. Open Wear is a sustainable outerwear brand that uses sustainable materials and ethical production to produce clothing from 100% recycled plastic. The...
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