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Kok, Jelmer (author)
To reach the ambition of becoming Europe’s Preferred Airport, Schiphol has set targets for the satisfaction rating of various aspects within the passenger journey. However, some of these aspects are scoring below target. One of these aspects that weighs heavy on the overall assessment is the (process of) baggage reclaim. Aside from the actual...
master thesis 2018
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Hariharasubramanian, Ramachandran (author)
Micro Turbine Technology BV (MTT) is a company that develops Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP) systems using turbocharger technology. They are developing a 3 kW recuperated microturbine for a micro-CHP application and are constantly looking at options to improve the performance of the microCHP system. A suitable modification in the...
master thesis 2018
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Akershoek, Rob (author)
The aim of this thesis is to analyze if a fully electric super yacht is feasible, desirable and viable. This is done using a “research by design” approach using the current (and future) drivers, enablers and barriers to design a concept.

First, a vision is developed using the ViP (Vision in Product design) method, in order to create a...
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Groenewoud, Stella (author)
The common description of the configuration of stuff in a room, one of order (tidy) and chaos (messy), fails to explain the phenomenon that artifacts create structures around people and activities in a space, with both functional and cognitive properties. This form of organization, that is recognizable on various scale levels, emerges...
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Lam, Kenny (author)
The company Intespring is currently developing a load-carrying exoskeleton for military personnel in order to reduce the impact of the ever increasing backpack load on their body: the Exobuddy. The current mechanical design gives rise to problems, i.e. the exoskeleton occupies a large space and applies torques on the legs of the user during...
master thesis 2018
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van Hijfte, Jasper (author)
This is a thesis report in Integrated Product Design, along with STG Aerospace in Cwmbran, Wales. It is a design project centered around the entry lighting of an aircraft galley. The analysis provided possibilities to reduce stress using light. These are showing information from trusted and authoritative sources, enlarging...
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de Beer, Michael (author)
To listen and to make a noise, as sonic acts, formed the premise of the project. Continuing a lineage of inquiry of human conduct that is underpinned by the notion that humans engage in purposeful behaviour; the sonic act in the field of architecture questions how people behave sonically in their environments. The importance of this spatial...
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Mao, Junhua (author)
This project was initiated with the support of the Design for Animal Lab in TU Delft. By concerning the well-being of both animals and human being, this project focused on the inputs from the human side to contribute to an excellent dog-human relationship.
The goal of this project was to facilitate adopters in adopting a shelter dog, to...
master thesis 2018
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Simons, Ascha (author), Wauben, Chris (author), Pije, Lars (author), van Leeuwen, Niels (author)
Two polluted Ghanaian lagoons are investigated and possible engineering solutions are suggested and researched.
The first lagoon is the Sakumo lagoon, located between Accra and Tema. This lagoon is connected to the sea through a small culvert, which enables a limited amount of water exchange. Since a few years, fishermen have been unable to...
student report 2018
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Murris, Gracia (author)
One of the most enriching relationships of human beings is the relationship between owner and companion-animal, including more specifically the relationship between owner and cat. Cats are the third-most important source for social support and security for human-beings. Cats are relatively easy to take care of and make people feel needed. Owners...
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van der Graaf, Onne (author), Hillen, Huub (author), van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author), Franken, Kris (author)
The main goal of this project is to determine the optimal location for an OTEC installation with a minimum lifespan of 30 years off the coast of Barranquilla and to make an anchor mooring design for the floater on which this installation is located. Bluerise has identified an area near the coast of Barranquilla for which OTEC can be applied....
student report 2018
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Fioole, Lisanne (author)
A sit-snowboard is a weight supporting mechanism that allows people with lower extremity impairments to perform the sport of snowboarding. Comfort and control of the Twinrider (the only sit-snowboard on the market) are insufficient for advanced riders who reach higher speeds and ride more bumpy slopes. The goal of this study...
master thesis 2018
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van Dijk, Lisa (author)
Discrete choice experiment about the interior office design preferences during collaboration and individual concentration. This study was an evaluation study for an activity-based working office located in Amsterdam.
master thesis 2018
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Tarren, Bailey (author)
Everyone has heard it, “sit up straight!” Probably from a mother figure or teacher. Why is bad posture so bad, and what problems does it create?

Bad posture is a prolific problem across the globe. Poor posture is highly linked to interaction with technology. In today’s society, that means nearly everyone is likely to suffer from poor...
master thesis 2018
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Tijsma, Lara (author)
The reduction of waste materials is an important step towards a more circular economy. Within the mattress industry, the focus on sustainability and recycling has increased substantially over the last few years. In the Netherlands and a few other European countries the recycling of mattresses is strongly encouraged or made mandatory by local and...
master thesis 2017
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Wajwakana, Randy (author)
Electroluminescence is light emission of phosphor when it is placed in a strong electric field. This field is created by placing a dielectric (non conductive) layer between two electrodes. The field strength is affected by the voltage, distance between electrodes and the dielectric properties of the dielectric layer.
Current do-it-yourself ...
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Koelman, Eline (author)
Project background
Insurance company Achmea and consulting and IT services company Accenture commenced a collaboration in the fall of 2015 in an attempt to address burglary damages in social housing apartments. This project was called ‘Homies’. In order to achieve their goal of reducing burglary costs, the Homies team created a concept for...
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Wiggers, Annemiek (author)
Through the perspective of Urban Metabolism, that focuses on the design of flows, this project researches the flow of energy in regards to the Paris climate agreement of 2015. The energy transition towards renewable resources is considered in the terms of spatial impact and public acceptance. The energy landscape is used as a design concept that...
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Roelofs, Koen (author)
Yachts are built to provide guests with a unique experience. In order to provide this experience, yachts are often anchored at special locations. Captains prefer to use a single bow anchor when they moor the vessel. Problems are reported with respect to the availability while yachts are at anchor. These are caused by environmental forces....
master thesis 2017
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Boellaard, Rick (author)
Graduation report focussing on improving the passenger experience in the reclaim hall. Improving the experience by offering service that fits with the passengers journey.
master thesis 2017
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