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Bootsma, Nynke (author)
The global environmental issues are becoming more and more pressing. These issues ask for not only changes on a product-level but also on a system-level (Ceshin, 2013). One of the potential solutions can be to facilitate more sustainable consumption. Sustainable consumption patterns can potentially be created by product-service systems (PSSs)....
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ZHANG, XUDONG (author)
The research context is based on the problematic situations of urban riparian area (Miami River & Canal). With research by design as the main method, the research aims to retransform the riparian area from an isolated line into a closely connected urban zone through designing the river & canal as urban landscape infrastructure and...
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Knippenberg, Kjell (author)
Hely has developed Mobility as a Service (MaaS) through multimodal Hubs,
which are offered within closed-user residential areas and made accessible
through an application. This exploratory study aims to assess people’s mobility
behaviour by the usage of Hely in a closed user group. It focused on two
aspects: the indication of (1)...
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Kohlinger, Stephanie (author)
This research investigates the travel behavior of users of an integrated mobility platform. Passive revealed preference data is collected from a smartphone application for integrated mobility. This data, consisting of the choices in a multimodal journey planner, allows evaluating travel behavior in integrated environments with high ecological...
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Mamaqi Kapllani, Kevin (author)
In the Netherlands alone, an estimated 730,000 persons are currently diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD), 120,000 with heart failure, and 260,000 with atrial fibrillation. As of 2014, cardiovascular disease accounted for 27% of all deaths1. The cardiology department of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) has a regional role in...
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Janmaat, Yorik (author)
This research provides insight into coping with the appearance of dockless bicycle sharing systems (BSS) in a municipal context. Due to technological developments like GPS integration and smart locks, BSS evolved towards the latest development of dockless shared bicycles. Most BSS companies were from Asian origin and had a disruptive impact on...
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Talib, Hala (author)
Many people have certain dreams for their far future besides living a comfortable life, such as owning a vacation house or taking a long trip. However, most people do not have financial plans. The lack of having such plans decreases the chance of these wishes and goals to be realised.Although the majority starts saving for their retirement above...
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Halbmeijer, Laura (author)
The coastline of the United States has been threatened by significant erosion for the past decades. A study in 2000 predicted that 25% of the houses located within 150 meters of the shoreline will be destroyed by erosion in 2060. The east coast of the US experiences an average erosion rate of roughly one meter per year. Moreover, the Atlantic...
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Simmering, Mick (author)
Problem Definition and main objective: Current prefabricated building envelope systems utilised for energy reduction renovations are expected to be a long-lasting solution. In practice, the building envelope systems are not adapted to facilitate future updates due to changing regulations or changing standards. Furthermore, in most renovation...
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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...
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Vos, Zoë (author)
Due to the growing amount of air traveller in the coming decades, there is an increasing interest to improve the experience of the passengers. Especially travelling with hold-luggage is a big pain point and stress factor for passengers’. A new way of looking at this problem is providing a baggage pick-up and delivery service by independent...
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Bouma, Jozine (author)
This report is a graduation thesis for the master Integrated Product Design at the Delft University of Technology. Carried out in collaboration with Philips Design in the Netherlands. The project is about how to engage consumers in the transition from a linear towards a circular economy in which we make more efficient use of materials and...
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Vijfvinkel, Michaël (author)
This thesis describes the design process of a service/tool for the management and prevention of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) cases. PJI is a complication that follows total joint replacement and is devastating for the patient. It causes physical and mental strain and the patient's health never returns to close to what it was prior to the...
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Wennekers, Elke (author)
In the coalition agreement (May 2018) the municipality of The Hague has expressed that they want to support neighborhood WhatsApp groups (NWAG’s). The goal of providing support is to increase citizen participation and to improve neighborhood safety and safety feeling. Currently, there is no city-wide approach for supporting NWAG’s. So, the...
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Crepy-Marglais, Jean-Daniel (author)
Nowadays, a satellite is considered as out of range forever once it is launched. This may soon no longer hold thanks to on-orbit servicing. However, the complexity of that topic makes it highly challenging on many aspects. On-orbit servicing using a robotic arm is nonetheless the most investigated technology in order to achieve the berthing of...
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Slijkhuis, Tom (author)
Captains are responsible for the medical care of their crewmembers. To do this, they receive one week of training every five years during which they study the knowledge and practice the skills and processes to handle medical incidents on board. The week of training is not enough for the captains to handle medical incidents confidently and they...
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Picavet, Daan (author)
In the Netherlands more and more groups of volunteers are formed who collectively establish sustainable energy producing initiatives. The customer needs of these so-called sustainable energy collectives are unlike any other customer groups of distribution network operator Stedin. Their applications for grid connections often require case...
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den Heijer, Ago (author)
Passenger punctuality is one of the most important measures to indicate and improve the service reliability of public transport operators. Previously, passenger punctuality measurements were mainly based on passenger counts in combination with vehicle locations. With the growing use of Automatic Fare Collection systems, passenger punctuality...
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Michael, Eleni (author)
Many notions are taken the last decades to control production of waste and solve the scarcity of raw material. Circular Economy is a concept, designed to help solve this problem with a financial and environmental agenda. Combined with a Product to Service model, it can offer new opportunities in resetting the way we see ownership and what should...
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Nieuweboer, Helen (author)
The effects of the linear economy on our environment are becoming more visible every day. Governments act by introducing sustainability related laws and legislation, stimulating companies to make their products ready for a circular economy. This project aimed at using the benefits of the Internet of Things to design a circular supermarket...
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