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Kassels, Sander (author)
The global ever growing energy demand, quest for renewable alternatives for fossil fuels and desire to reduce dependency on single countries has driven the increasing demand for offshore wind energy production. The advancing technologies that enable offshore wind turbines to gain efficiency go hand in hand with increasing sizes of components and...
master thesis 2023
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Sekar, Anand (author)
Colonoscopy is a widely used endoscopic procedure to diagnose colorectal cancer (CRC) which is considered the fourth most common cancer in the US and the second most common cancer in Europe. Colonoscope, used in colonoscopy, consists of a thin flexible hollow tube that is inserted into the rectum of a person and propagated through the entire...
master thesis 2023
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Kersbergen, Mees (author)
“From chaos, order can emerge”, a counterintuitive statement but also one laying the foundation for complex living systems. Individually acting agents can collectively produce organised structures at a larger scale. Possibly the most ubiquitous example of this phenomenon are bacterial colonies.<br/>Everywhere around us, a pandemonium of pushing...
master thesis 2022
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van Gelder, Sebastiaan (author)
Background: Currently colonoscopies are difficult procedures to complete without complications. Due to the limitations in the state of the art flexible colonoscopes specialized maneuvers are required in order to allow the colonoscope to travel into the colon and reduce colon stretching. This thesis proposes a novel self-propelling mechanism...
master thesis 2021
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de Jong, Jur (author)
Collective dynamics is something that can be found in nature on macro and micro scale. Since the 90s of the previous century researchers have been interested in finding a model for this group behaviour. The dynamics of a group as a whole is only determined by shortrange interactions of the individuals. To better understand the working of this...
bachelor thesis 2019
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Posthoorn, P. (author)
Current endoscopic devices cause great discomfort to the patient because they need to be pushed from outside the patient to manoeuvre through the intestine. Self-propelling endo- scopic concepts have been proposed, but these cause unnecessary trauma to the patient or are unable to travel to the end of the large intestine and back. This study...
master thesis 2017
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