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Argudo Sanchez, Geovanny (author)
The Strut-and-Tie model (STM) is an efficient technique for the design of concrete structures, but the creation of suitable truss structures gets complicated when these structures become more complex. The topology optimization (TO) is a convenient technique that has been used in recent years for the creation of trusses of complex structures for...
master thesis 2019
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Damen, Wilfried (author)
Cast glass is a promising structural material that has seen increasing use in the build environment over the last year. It offers a great freedom of shape for designers and engineers, beyond the two-dimensional float glass that is still primarily used. Despite this, cast glass in practice has only been used for solid bricks, mimicking...
master thesis 2019
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Hoogerbrugge, Ary-Jan (author)
In modern ASML machines optical components play an important role in the lithography process. EUV light is transported from the source to wafer by reflective optics. These mirrors are subjected to large thermal loading, as a large portion of the reflected light is absorbed in the mirror structure. The portion of the absorbed light is strongly...
master thesis 2019
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Vergeer, Michael (author)
In the offshore industry, there is a growing demand for designing efficient, sustainable and competitive products. In order to fulfil the component requirements, a method named topology optimization can be applied. This is a mathematical design method which can be used in the early phases of the design process.At IHC there is an interest of...
master thesis 2018
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Garner, Eric (author)
Microstructural materials with spatially-varying properties, such as trabecular bone tissue, are widely seen in nature. These functionally graded structures possess smoothly changing microscale topologies that enable performance far superior to that of their base material. While the optimization of periodic microstructures has been studied in...
master thesis 2018
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Huigsloot, Menno (author)
High performance machines such as those used in the semiconductor industry, robotics or racing engines have lots of fast moving parts. The dynamic properties of these moving parts are crucial to the performance of the machine. Therefore these moving parts have to be carefully designed which is often a very time consuming iterative process. In...
master thesis 2018
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Huigsloot, Menno (author)
High performance machines such as those used in the semiconductor industry, robotics or racing engines have lots of fast moving parts. The dynamic properties of these moving parts are crucial to the performance of the machine. Therefore these moving parts have to be carefully designed which is often a very time consuming iterative process. In...
master thesis 2018
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de Zeeuw, Alwin (author)
Wave barriers are a common mitigation measure when dealing with environmentally induced vibrations. These wave barriers generally consist of stiff vertical walls buried in the soil to impede waves on their path from the source to the receiver. The geometries of the wave barriers that are used in practice are very simple. More complex geometries...
master thesis 2018
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De Marco, Andrea (author)
The present thesis has the objective to create a procedure for the automatic preliminary design of reinforced concrete structures, based on the Evolutionary Structural Optimization method (ESO). The developed algorithm performs heuristic topology optimization based on multiple criteria, in subsequent optimization cycles executed in series. In...
master thesis 2018
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Sanchez-Simon del Pino, Claudia (author)
Topology Optimization is an optimization problem based on the distribution of material within a design domain under specific load states. The goal of this technology is minimizing a certain function, such as compliance, mass or frequency. <br/>This technology can improve the performance of components in different fields within the shipbuilding...
master thesis 2018
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Chen, Qinghan (author)
TenneT’s vision of the North Sea Infrastructure (NSI) creates a basis for a joint European approach up to 2050 which focuses specifically on developing the North Sea as a source and distribution hub for Europe’s energy transition. High wind speed, central location and shallow water qualify the Dogger Bank as the location of the central hub.<br/...
master thesis 2018
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Zamariola, Nicolo (author)
The recent possibilities given by additive manufacturing in free shape design have been seen as a<br/>potential breakthrough in the design and production of structural components of a racecar and more<br/>generally their influences on the future lightweight strategies in the automotive industry is expected<br/>to influence the next generation of...
master thesis 2018
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Frouws, Jan (author)
This work introduces a new method to deal with design dependent pressure loads in Topology Optimisation (TO) using the SIMP material model. A pronounced focus is on optimising pressure actuated compliant mechanisms. The difficulty herein is the interpretation of the pressure boundary in a TO design. In TO the boundaries are blurry, because of...
master thesis 2017
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Koppen, Stijn (author)
The stringent and conflicting requirements of optomechanical instruments and the ever-increasing need for higher resolution and quality imagery demands a tightly integrated design approach. The aim of this study is to drive the thermomechanical design of multiple components of an optomechanical instruments by the system’s optical performance....
master thesis 2017
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Mohanachandran, Hari (author)
An active fluid heat exchanger can be controlled effectively using Peltier elements to condition the temperature of the fluid flowing through the heat exchanger. The thermal resistance of the heat exchanger can be reduced to increase the speed of controlling the fluid's temperature. Topology optimization is used in this study to find the...
master thesis 2017
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Swierstra, Marco (author)
Structural design optimization is the process of obtaining an optimized structure while satisfying a set of criteria. The process can be divided into three stages: topology optimization (stage one), geometry extraction (stage two) and shape optimization (stage three). The last two stages are regarded to be the post-processor of topology...
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van Schoubroeck, Joachim Kinley (author)
master thesis 2017
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Holtzer, Bart (author)
So far, structural topology optimization has been mainly focused on linear problems. Much less attention has been paid to geometrically nonlinear problems, although it has a lot of interesting applications. The objective of this work is to implement a method to solve topology optimization problems under finite displacements and rotations. The...
master thesis 2017
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Koenen, Willem (author)
For this thesis an additively manufactured(AM) glass connection was researched. The aim was to see if it was possible to use plastic based AM for end use parts in the façade. This was done in three parts, which are presented in this thesis. The first part consists of research in all currently available technology that could be used to create...
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Scholten, T.C. (author)
Topology optimization is widely used within the academic environment. It is however not yet a standard design tool within the commercial industry. My research aims to shorten this gap by applying a topology optimization for an industrial design load. The design load is from a Printed Circuit Assembly (PCA) that requires active cooling in order...
master thesis 2017
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