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Aardse, Angel (author)
This thesis examines the pressing environmental issue stemming from the accumulation of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), particularly within the automotive sector. Despite directives from the European Commission aiming to promote a circular economy, challenges persist in effectively managing WEEE, particularly in End-of-Life...
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Colussi, Eva (author)
In the European Union, heating and cooling account for 50% of the total energy consumption and half of the carbon emissions, as 75% of the energy is still supplied by fossil fuels. In the Netherlands, energy transition decision-makers are sailing in the dark in an attempt to realize the heat transition in high-density areas. How can market...
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Snyder, Andrew (author)
This thesis investigates the erosion process of cohesive soil due to a submerged, moving, inclined water jet. This study provides a visualization and description of the failure mechanics of cohesive soil due to a submerged inclined water jet and develops a new equation for estimating the erosion process of cohesive soil while including the angle...
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Weißhaar, Thaddäus (author)
Night trains benefit society in multiple ways. They are environmentally friendly, improve the accessibility of regions and are space-effective. Understanding traveller's preferences enables night train operators to improve night train services and harness societal benefits better. This study conducted a stated preference survey with 1031...
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Leban, Tilen (author)
An investigation into the application of additive manufacturing to the production of structural joints was conducted for this thesis. The main goal was to determine all necessary aspects that someone needs to consider when designing a structural part that is intended to be printed with additive manufacturing. As an example, the branched column...
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Grandiek, Teun (author)
This study focuses on the infragravity (IG) waves at 5 measurement sites (Brouwershavense Gat 2 (BG2), Oosterschelde 4 (OS4), Cadzand, Hansweert and Bath) in the Scheldt region, examining their characteristics in these waters as well as to what extent they can be modelled using SWAN (Simulating WAves Nearshore). To facilitate this, data...
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D'Arcangelis, Costanza (author)
The evolution of higher education and technological advancements has transformed the accessibility and understanding of complex subjects, such as quantum computing. <br/>Traditionally, higher education has focused on specialized knowledge, making it challenging for individuals to explore diverse fields beyond their expertise. However, modern...
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Smits, Jurriën (author)
Energy harvesting has gained lots of interest over the past few decades. This study explores the application of energy harvesting in lower limb prosthetic devices. The control system of a lower limb prosthesis includes sensors, wireless<br/>systems and other active components which all require battery power. In order to save some of this battery...
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Yuan, Zibo (author)
Implied volatility is critical in financial markets, especially for option pricing. Traditional methods for its calculation sometimes are not well suited to some scenarios. Recent developments in neural networks have provided more efficient alternatives.<br/><br/>Leveraging advances in quantum computing, our research introduces quantum neural...
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Boonstra, Marchien (author)
Personal weather station (PWS) networks have the potential to supply precipitation data at high spatial and temporal resolution for urban hydrological modeling. Past research has shown promising results on the quality of PWS data, for example from Netatmo gauges, but studies on other PWS brands are limited. This thesis assesses the quality of...
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Kalis, Chris (author)
In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) is gaining prominence in space exploration due to its potential to reduce the number of costly launches from Earth. Among these resources, water holds significant importance for future space endeavours, thanks to its multiple applications e.g. as potable water, for harvesting crops, and as fuel after...
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Balboni, Matteo (author)
This research project explores the environmental issue of microplastic pollution, specifically focusing on its release from shoe soles into natural ecosystems. Despite increasing global awareness of microplastics, the particular impact of footwear, especially those used for outdoor activities in natural areas like trail running, has been largely...
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Osinga, Susanna (author)
Youth participation is becoming increasingly important in municipal governance. However, despite the introduction of new tools, podcasts, and events designed to foster participation, engaging young voices in policy-making remains a challenge. This project explores whether a different perspective on this challenge can lead to more meaningful...
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Jiang, SHIYUE (author)
In China, the takeaway industry has been steadily rising, gradually maturing, and evolving into a large-scale dining market. Urban white-collar consumers constitute the primary user base for food delivery and are the target user group for this project. However, food delivery waste has yet to be adequately addressed. During the theme exploration...
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Xu, Hongxin (author)
Strong intergenerational relationships can provide emotional support and stability for both grandparents and grandchildren. Technology tools have been proven to be beneficial in connecting grandchildren and grandparents. Prior work mainly examined how to use technology to connect children and their grandparents over a distance. Those collocated...
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Burgers, Piene (author)
Given the building sector's significant impact on energy consumption and CO2 emissions, there is a clear need for a sustainable solution. Here, smart building technologies are emerging as a promising response, as they offer the potential to improve operational efficiency while reducing environmental impact. However, the development of smart...
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Koenderink, Rowan (author)
The need for better fuel efficiency within the growing aviation sector is increasing every day. Meanwhile conventional aircraft are reaching an asymptote regarding fuel efficiency and therefore the focus switches to unconventional aircraft. These aircraft have unique challenges whereof one is the structural connection between engine and aircraft...
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van Bakel, Roan (author)
Introduction <br/>An innovative, patient-specific, hip implant was developed for canine patients suffering from developmental hip dysplasia. In a first cohort study, the post-operative positions of the implants deviated with an average of 5 mm when compared to the pre-operatively planned positions. A novel augmented reality (AR) based intra...
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Borninkhof, Joep (author)
Electric vehicles have become the focal point to reduce GHG in the quest for cleaner and more efficient means of transportation. At the core of this transition lies the key component of energy storage, the battery pack. The battery pack has electrodes manufactured with the binder PVDF. Using fluorine-rich compounds makes processing and recycling...
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Rijpkema, Gerben (author)
Forensic microtrace investigation relies on a time- and labour-intensive process of manually analysing samples via microscopy. To aid forensic experts in their investigations, an image recognition model for microtrace localisation and classification is needed. This work investigates the trace recognition accuracy that can be achieved by...
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