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Hoogerbrugge, Coen (author)
One of the tools that is being equipped in the fight against global warming is greenhouse gas accounting. This thesis studies what factors standard setters can use to influence the probability of widespread adoption for a newly proposed standardized measurement and calculation methodology for corporate greenhouse gas inventories. A theoretical...
master thesis 2020
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Fulari, S.C. (author)
The transportation sector is considered to be one of the significant contributors of carbon emissions around the world. With the rise in carbon emissions, electric vehicles are increasingly becoming popular globally. Most of the developed countries are moving towards the electrification of the transportation sector at a faster pace. Although the...
master thesis 2020
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Yang, R. (author)
Nowadays, social media plays an increasingly important role in people’s daily lives. Many brands make use of it and send out different information, for instance, sales, event notifications and sometimes even their position on social issues through platforms like Facebook and Instagram. However, the process of developing these manifestations have...
master thesis 2020
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Hoozemans, Steven (author)
Worldwide, machine learning is increasingly used to achieve optimal analytics and outcomes in business and governmental organisations. However, it has become evident that structural guidance for creating machine learning projects is needed. Machine learning projects are dependent on multiple factors. This thesis focuses on three factors...
master thesis 2020
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Provoost, J. (author)
For decades the space domain has been used for military purposes. When enemy forces establish counter-space capabilities, this could become a weakness. Responsive Space is a concept that focuses on replenishing lost capabilities and/or granting additional capabilities from space assets quickly. The continuous miniaturization of technologies has...
master thesis 2020
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Micha, Ioanna (author)
Open standards like Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards can be used to improve interoperability and re-usability among geospatial tools, datasets and services across the web. Today more than six thousands commercial and non commercial implementations of the OGC Web Services (OWS) are available, and more and more Geographical Information...
master thesis 2019
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Peponi, Nefeli (author)
Today’s rising project complexity in combination with the changing economic environment has led to an increased interest in improving organizational business processes. Large multinational companies were always affected by those two factors in a greater extent than other smaller more localized competitors, rendering process reengineering an...
master thesis 2019
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Rietveld, Jip (author), de Vries, Rolf (author), de Boer, Jaap (author), Hondelink, Dieuwer (author)
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has 5 runways, each of which can be used for take-off or landing of aeroplanes. The weather heavily influences which runway configuration air traffic control might pick. Airport Forecasting Service (AFOS) predicts which configuration of runways works most efficiently given a set of expected weather conditions and the...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van den Eijnden, Lieke (author)
In this research a framework is proposed including factors involved for success in multi-mode standardization. This framework was applied to identify the relevant factors in the case of phosphorus recovery in form of struvite from municipal wastewater. The following eleven factors were deemed to be relevant by experts:‘financial strength’, ...
master thesis 2019
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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...
master thesis 2019
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Kurnia, Rizky Amalia (author)
Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) standard is an initiative to eradicate offshore tax evasion using utilizing the advancement of technology so that each participating country can perform cross border information sharing. However, challenges arise especially for the developing countries regarding the fulfillment of needed IT infrastructure...
master thesis 2019
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
master thesis 2018
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Lely, Irith (author)
This thesis presents a methodology to improve the effectiveness of a ship design process. This methodology consists of performing systems engineering by means of a tailored framework and subsequent guideline. The first is a tool for designers to identify and define operational objectives and functional requirements of (sub)systems, to make...
master thesis 2018
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Levinson, Marc (author)
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) currently manages 137 navigation locks. Most of them have been constructed during the 20st century and were considered as unique projects. This led to a great variety in their designs and characteristics. Currently, 52 locks are reaching the end of their technical life...
master thesis 2018
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Dudink, Bart (author)
More than 50 locks owned by Rijkswaterstaat need replacement or renovation in the coming 40 years. Due to this fact an opportunity for changing the traditional way of building and maintaining navigational locks has arisen. Because of the replacement/renovation of locks in the coming time, implementing a new owning and building strategy is...
master thesis 2018
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Ram, Bjorn (author)
When competing standards are introduced into the market, the firms that introduce the standards often put considerable effort into becoming dominant. Such a face-off is called a standards battle. This level of competition can slow market adoption and increases costs for all those involved. It is therefore important to better understand standards...
master thesis 2018
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Hendriks, Cas (author)
Building Information Modelling (BIM) technologies are changing the conventional structural design process. BIM level-1 and level-2 are providing guidelines and frameworks for standardization with the standard Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and collaborative design respectively. However, the predicted full potential of BIM, BIM level-3, which...
master thesis 2018
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van Lohuizen, Ingo (author)
Due to increasing climate change and its impact on our environment, an increasing amount of policies and scientific research are focused on climate risk reduction. Recent developments in international and Dutch national policies focused on assessing, evaluating and reducing climate risks by spatial adaptation. The assessment of this risk is...
master thesis 2018
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Zoutendijk, Lianne (author)
The current Dutch standard for daylight in buildings does not assure good daylight quality.<br/>Designers therefore often do not know when a building has good daylight quality and how they can design a visually comfortable and healthy building.<br/><br/>The new European standard for daylight in buildings is more elaborative and recommends a...
master thesis 2018
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Stegeman, Judith (author)
More families prefer living in the city, as the city has to offer social networks and facilities close by. Whereas before families left to the suburban areas, they now become city families. This development is attractive for the city, as city families offer liveliness and have a good influence on the economics. However, the city has no suitable...
master thesis 2018
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