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Bechtle, Philip (author), Schelbergen, M. (author), Schmehl, R. (author), Zillmann, Udo (author), Watson, S.J. (author)
We compare the available wind resources for conventional wind turbines and for airborne wind energy systems. Accessing higher altitudes and continuously adjusting the harvesting operation to the wind resource substantially increases the potential energy yield. The study is based on the ERA5 reanalysis data which covers a period of 7 years...
journal article 2019
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Onencan, A.M. (author)
Complex and uncertain societal problems cannot be addressed by technical solutions that rely solely on predictions. Institutions that entirely rely on predictions, repeat the same actions (routine), with little reflection on the impact of these technological solutions upon the socio-technical system. Though routine is beneficial for stability...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Soleymani Shishvan, M. (author), Benndorf, J. (author)
This paper examines a problem related to dispatching materials to spreaders in coal (lignite) mines operated under the paradigm of continuously excavated material flow. In the considered particular case, complexity arises from different material types of overburden to be placed on the dump site in pre-defined patterns that guarantee...
journal article 2019
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Eijlander, Sabine (author), Mulder, K.F. (author)
Global society is confronted with various challenges: climate change should be mitigated, and society should adapt to the impacts of climate change, resources will become scarcer and hence resources should be used more efficiently and recovered after use, the growing world population and its growing wealth create unprecedented emissions of...
journal article 2019
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van Ginkel, M. (author)
Worldwide, land reclamations are constructed for the urban expansion of coastal megacities. Freshwater supply plays an important role in their sustainable development, especially in the light of climate change and depletion of natural water resources in the hinterland. The subsurface of these new lands offer opportunities for subsurface...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Kuzniecow Bacchin, T. (author), Aalbers, K.P.M. (author), Brand, A.D. (author), Goldsmith, Stephen (author), Smolders, Bert (author), Bijlsma, Iris (author), Chang, Betty (author), Forrest, Stephen (author)
This report is the result of a symposium organised by the department of Urbanism of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the TU Delft on May 14 2018. with the objective to discuss ideas, methodologies and challenges of a planning and design education for water resilient cities.
report 2019
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Poplavskaya, K. (author), De Vries, Laurens (author)
Thanks to new technological advancements and EU policy impulse, distributed energy resources (DER) are poised to become a viable alternative to conventional electricity generation for the provision of balancing services to transmission system operators. In this paper we show that the design variables that affect DER access to and...
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Onencan, A.M. (author), Enserink, B. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
The Kenyan government has made significant advances in water resources management at the local authority (county) level with little or no cooperation at the drainage basin level. Research on critical determinants of cooperation amongst transboundary water negotiation teams is limited. In this paper, we assess whether personal attribute...
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Tan, E.B.K. (author), So, Hyo-Jeong (author)
This article examined the role of environmental interaction in interdisciplinary thinking and the use of different knowledge resource types. The case study was conducted with two classes (N = 40) of 8th-grade students, ages 13 to 14. The outdoor trail aimed to help students synthesize history, geography, and science knowledge. Two groups’...
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Rios Insua, David (author), Couce-Vieira, Aitor (author), Rubio, Jose A. (author), Pieters, W. (author), Labunets, K. (author), G. Rasines, Daniel (author)
Risk analysis is an essential methodology for cybersecurity as it allows organizations to deal with cyber threats potentially affecting them, prioritize the defense of their assets, and decide what security controls should be implemented. Many risk analysis methods are present in cybersecurity models, compliance frameworks, and international...
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Türkeli, Serdar (author), Schophuizen, M.J.F. (author)
In this article, we highlight the pressing need for integrating the windows of opportunities that digital transformation of education opens up with circular economy education to accelerate the achievements of sustainability outcomes. Circular economy transition, as a multi-scalar process, relates to several contexts, e.g., product, firm,...
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Evans, Michael (author), Tindemans, S.H. (author), Angeli, David (author)
We consider the problem of dispatching a fleet of heterogeneous energy storage units to provide grid support. Under the restriction that recharging is not possible during the time frame of interest, we develop an aggregate measure of fleet flexibility with an intuitive graphical interpretation. This analytical expression summarises the full set...
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Vogtländer, J.G. (author), Peck, David (author), Kurowicka, D. (author)
The availability of resources is crucial for the socio-economic stability of our society. For more than two decades, there was a debate on how to structure this issue within the context of life-Cycle assessment (LCA). The classical approach with LCA is to describe "scarcity" for future generations (100-1000 years) in terms of absolute...
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Bizjak, Aleš (author), Gratzer, Daniel (author), Krebbers, R.J. (author), Birkedal, Lars (author)
Precise management of resources and the obligations they impose, such as the need to dispose of memory, close locks, and release file handles, is hardÐespecially in the presence of concurrency, when some resources are shared, and different threads operate on them concurrently. We present Iron, a novel higher-order concurrent<br/>separation logic...
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Abdelmotteleb, I.I.A. (author)
A significant transformation has been gradually taking place within the energy sector, mainly as a result of energy policies targeting environmental objectives. Consequently, the penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) has been escalating, including self-generation, demand side management, storage, and electrical vehicles. Although...
doctoral thesis 2018
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van der Hoek, J.P. (author), Duijff, R. (author), Reinstra, Otto (author)
Due to increased food production, the demand for nitrogen and phosphorus as fertilizers grows. Nitrogen-based fertilizers are produced with the Haber-Bosch process through the industrial fixation of N2 into ammonia. Through wastewater treatment, the nitrogen is finally released back to the atmosphere as N2 gas. This nitrogen cycle is...
journal article 2018
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Ortigara, Angela Renata Cordeiro (author), Kay, Melvyn (author), Uhlenbrook, S. (author)
In 2015, UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6): "Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all". Commonly known as the 'water goal', SDG 6 went well beyond the limited focus on water supply and sanitation in the Millennium...
journal article 2018
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Mijs, Jonathan J.B. (author), Nieuwenhuis, J.G. (author)
Research calls attention to the divergent school and labor market trajectories of<br/>Europe’s youth while, across the Atlantic, researchers describe the long-lasting<br/>consequences of poverty on adolescent development. In this paper we incorporate both processes to shed a new light on a classic concern in the sociology of stratification: how...
working paper 2018
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Hildebrand, L. (author), Konstantinou, T. (author), Kosanović, Saja (author), Klein, T. (author), Knaack, U. (author)
Buildings are characterised as some of the greatest consumers and pollutants of the planet. However, the genesis of environmental design, in the context of its modern meaning, as shown in this paper, is not so much based on initial requests to reduce the negative pressure on the environment, but more on the tendency to ensure the continuity of...
book chapter 2018
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Rodés, Virginia (author), Motz, Regina (author), Diaz, Patricia (author), Czerwonogora, Ada (author), Suárez, Anyhelina (author), Cabrer, Magela (author)
The Interdisciplinary Nucleus of Open and Accessible Educational Resources (OER Nucleus) of the University of the Republic (UdelaR) in Uruguay, integrates the open practice of research groups from different fields combined with the participation of civil society organizations, educational institutions and governmental sector. The adoption of...
conference paper 2018
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