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Bechan, Rushil (author)
The abstract outlines a study focusing on improving the design approach for flexible dolphins, vital marine structures used for vessel berthing and mooring. Current design methodologies, particularly those outlined in the CROW C1005 handbook (2018), are questioned due to potential conservatism stemming from insufficiently calibrated partial...
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Naaktgeboren, Mariska (author)
The current macrostability safety assessment for primary river dike trajectories in the Netherlands is applied to approach the failure probability of a dike during high water events. However, in the current schematization process that is described in the Wettelijk Beoordelings Instrumentarium (WBI) to assess the macrostability, aleatory and...
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van der Kolk, Floris (author)
Machine learning on edge devices performs crucial identification or prediction tasks while limiting the amount of data that needs to be transmitted to more centralized computing nodes. However, strict area and energy requirements necessitate specialized hardware developed for the requirements of the device and model. This thesis is concerned...
master thesis 2024
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Zakynthinos, Petros (author)
In the years to come, the Netherlands will face a substantial challenge as over 1,500 kilometers of aging quay walls and sheet pile walls approach the end of their technical lifespan. Infrastructure managers anticipate that the necessary replacements will necessitate investments amounting to billions of euros. Moreover, this task carries a...
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Meng, Zeng (author), Kong, Lin (author), Jiaxiang, Y. (author), Peng, Hao (author)
This paper proposes a new active learning method named as optimum-pursuing method (OPM) from the viewpoint of optimization theory, which aims to provide an effective tool for solving constrained optimization and reliability-based design optimization (RBDO) problems with low computation cost. It uses the cheap Kriging metamodel to replace the...
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Hemel, M. (author), Peters, D.J. (author), Schweckendiek, T. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
The historic canal walls of Amsterdam, stretching 200 km in total, are constructed as a masonry wall on a timber deck supported by vertical timber piles. Understanding the resistance against lateral failure of these quays has been challenging due to uncertainties in their working principles, geometry, soil and structural properties. This...
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Dubey, S.K. (author), Cats, O. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
The potential lack of realism in stated-preference surveys is particularly acute in contexts where disaggregate real-world data is challenging to obtain. Mobility-on-Demand (MOD) services present one such context. The MOD context is unique due to factors such as service reliability (difference in stated vs. actual travel and waiting time) and...
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van der Vegt, N. (author), Klerk, W.J. (author), Peters, D.J. (author), van Gent, M.R.A. (author), Hofland, Bas (author)
Initial damage, caused by previous wave loading or other events, might affect the hydraulic stability of pattern-placed revetments. Three common types of damage are considered in this study. The effect of this assumed initial damage on the hydraulic stability and failure probability of revetments is quantified using a FEM model. This model is...
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Ferreira Filho, José Osvaldo (author), da Silva, Luís Simões (author), Tankova, T. (author), Carvalho, Hermes (author)
This paper aims to assess the influence of geometrical imperfections and residual stresses on the reliability of the stability design rules for steel columns in Eurocode 3 considering a full probabilistic approach and further validate the new buckling curves in the scope of the ongoing revision of the Structural Eurocodes. A reliability...
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Kroep, H.J.C. (author), Gokhale, V. (author), Verburg, Joseph (author), Venkatesha Prasad, Ranga Rao (author)
The next frontier in communications is teleoperation - manipulation and control of remote environments with haptic feedback. Compared to conventional networked applications, teleoperation poses widely different requirements, ultra-low latency (ULL) is primary. Realizing ULL communication demands significant redesign of conventional networking...
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Knibbe, Jelle (author)
This thesis presents a novel methodology to determine the reliability of cantilever grandstands under dynamic crowd loading. No method currently exists to evaluate this, despite the occurrence of significant vibrations in such structures, for example in the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam. These vibrations can negatively affect both the safety...
master thesis 2023
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Hemel, M. (author)
Amsterdam faces the challenge of maintaining a domain of 200 km historic quay walls, which is a vital part of the city’s historical landscape. Many quays are currently in poor condition and require renovation or replacement in the near future, significantly impacting the city. The quay walls can be up to 300 years old and their structure...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Yassien, Jonas (author)
This study focuses on the assessment of the reliability of the geobag wall system within the context of the Koningsgracht renewal project. The objective is to identify and understand the most sensitive phase during the project’s execution by conducting a comprehensive probabilistic analysis. <br/><br/>The geobag wall, a temporarily constructed...
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Epema, Jelle (author)
This study examines the validity of constant failure rates in the reliability assessment of storm surge barriers, with a focus on the Stormvloedkering Oosterschelde (SVKO). Analysing a dataset of 1,501 malfunctions, including 87 critical incidents over six years, we employ Exponential and Weibull statistical models to assess failure rates. The...
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Freling, Pauline (author)
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Sluijs, Peer (author)
Thin-film amorphous Silicon (a-Si) technology has been up and coming in recent years in order to achieve an efficiency comparable to crystalline Silicon (c-Si). Although the technology has existed for quite some time, it has not been researched as much as its crystalline counterpart, especially not in the hotspot reliability sector. The hotspot...
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Zhang, Letian (author)
Board-level reliability (BLR) looks at the reliability problem in the package and PCB interconnection, which is an important topic in microelectronics. The current criterion in the BLR test is to look if the connection is open, which can only detect the failure and there is no available method that can detect the degradation of the solder joints...
master thesis 2023
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Lagerweij, Gijs (author)
Insulated metal substrate (IMS) printed circuit boards (PCBs) are an attractive alternative to conventional FR4-based PCBs and power modules due to their good thermal performance, low cost, and compatibility with the reflow soldering processes. In this thesis, the dielectric performance of IMS PCBs is characterised to validate their use in high...
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van Woudenberg, Jaïr (author)
The sea level is rising, possibly by one meter, by the end of this century. The Netherlands is preparing for this scenario through Kennisprogramma Zeespiegelstijging (KP-ZSS). One of the goals is to determine the hydraulic effects of sea level rise (SLR) on the current system. For the flood risk analysis within<br/>KP-ZSS, the current strength...
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Molenaar, Margo (author)
The reliability of power semiconductor devices is an important feature when designing converter, since the semiconductors are prone to failure and a weak link in the system. Power semiconductor devices are susceptible to thermo-mechanical stresses, and should be investigated to make reliable semiconductors. The power losses inside the device...
master thesis 2023
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