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Stefani, D. (author)
This dissertation concerns transport measurements in single-molecule junctions using the mechanically controlled break junction (MCBJ) technique. It describes various aspects that play a role in charge transport through single molecules, in order to develop the necessary knowledge to ultimately develop electronic devices based on intrinsic...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Lv, P. (author)
This thesis presents research on Boundary Layer Ingestion (BLI). BLI is an unconventional aircraft-engine integration technique which aims at integrating the aircraft and the propulsion system such that the overall aircraft fuel consumption can be reduced.
This research begins with a literature survey on propulsion integration. The...
doctoral thesis 2019
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van Duijvendijk, Hekon (author)
Virtual assistants are rapidly growing in popularity, triggering businesses around the world to explore their applicability. From a user perspective,, having a conversational interaction with technology has certain advantages, as it is easy to use, hands-free and eye-free. Despite the fact that Transavia already released its first steps with the...
master thesis 2019
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van den Buijs, Ludo (author)
master thesis 2019
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Flach, Emil (author)
Smart homes have existed for decades, with Bill Gate's home built in 1997 being a notable example. The rapid developments in technology have made all electronics cheaper and made the Internet of Things possible. The Internet of Things has brought many new products and services to the market and revived the dream of a "smart home" for the average...
master thesis 2019
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Witteman, Max (author)
This research concerns the problem of scheduling aircraft maintenance tasks, that must be carried in multiple maintenance checks to keep the aircraft airworthy. During this research the allocation of maintenance tasks to their maintenance opportunities is referred to as the task allocation problem. It is a complex combinatorial problem that is...
master thesis 2019
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de Jonge, Christa (author)
An acetabular revision is a very challenging intervention, due to moderate to severe bone deficiencies and poor bone quality. Current solutions for this intervention are associated with inconsistent and unreliable clinical outcomes. This leads to substantial complications, including implant migration and loosening. These complications are, among...
master thesis 2019
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Chelah, Rafik (author)
De Nederlandse overheid heeft een opendataportaal (data.overheid.nl). Via dit portaal kunnen dataproviders open data beschikbaar maken voor hergebruik door datagebruikers. De datagebruikers kunnen onderverdeeld worden in standaard eindgebruikers en ontwikkelaars. Hierbij analyseren standaard eindgebruikers open data voor inzichten die hen in...
master thesis 2019
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Meinderts, Jorn (author)
Plastic is a material that has greatly improved well being for the masses. However, it also contributes significantly to pollution of the natural environment and depletion of natural resources. So far only a small percentage of plastic is recycled and used for the production of new products. Inferior material quality and the inability to make a...
master thesis 2019
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Ganesh, Vikram (author)
Infrastructures have become important for the holistic growth of any country. With the number of such projects being constantly on the rise each year, its efficient maintenance has become a primary requirement for any asset owner. Among the many techniques available, FMECA is widely used for maintenance planning. In this method, different...
master thesis 2019
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van Kaam, Niels (author)
While the amount of data and variability in data produced by numerous systems in a modern company continues to increase, users desire real-time and consistent results from complex analyses across a large variety of event sources. In industry, stream processing systems are emerging to process events with low latency in a scalable and reliable...
master thesis 2019
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Meijer, Marloes (author)
This project has explored how design can be of added value in early phases of innovation in the context of the startup studio We Are Builders. Insights were gathered from multiple sources to analyse the project scope and explore opportunities. The goal of this graduation assignment is to create a method to execute ideation that We Are Builders...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Xin (author)
Due to microbial activities, the anaerobic degradation of organic matter happens in the sediments and leads to considerable gas production. Especially for low flow areas gas production is more easily fostered. To prevent the potential problems caused by gas production from the riverine sediments, this study focuses on magnitude of gas formation...
master thesis 2019
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Aydin, Mucahit (author)
This project is an initiative of the Department of Surgery in Maasstad Ziekenhuis. In the department, two types of patients undergo abdominal surgery: 1) mobile obese patients and, 2) patients with cancer. These types of patients need personal contact and guidance, especially patients with cancer. However, nurses are overwhelmed with work and...
master thesis 2019
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Heemskerk, Hannah (author)
Strategy is used by organizations to adjust to emerging challenges and opportunities in the market environment. Due to a more rapidly changing market caused by globalization, strategy has become increasingly important. Organizations often struggle to implement strategy successfully caused by difficulties with the transition from the strategy...
master thesis 2019
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Van, Rens (author)
This thesis focusses on the application of vertical profiled mortar connections in precast concrete shear walls that are built up with a stacked element configuration. The goal of the project is to develop a practical modelling approach in order to be able to apply the connections in a FEM model for structural analyses. For this purpose several...
master thesis 2019
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Versteeg, Pim (author), Tjia, Jacintha (author), Demetriades, Valerie (author), Caspers, Jochem (author)
student report 2019
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Hens, Joris (author)
The importance of value-based health care
Worldwide, health care systems are struggling to control costs while improving care outcomes. An ageing population, increase in chronic patients and shortage in care professionals result in high burdens on our health care systems. Current health care systems are organized around delivering quantity....
master thesis 2019
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van Vliet, Reinier (author)
As a result of the vigorous and complex forces of globalization, which continue to increase the connectedness of our global village, tourism and the search for authentic experiences rise. While being aware of the paradoxes that come with authenticity, this co-living building at the Weteringcircuit in Amsterdam provides digital nomads with basic...
master thesis 2019
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Khakzad Rostami, N. (author)
Global warming and the subsequent increase in the frequency and severity of wildfires demand for specialized risk assessment and management methodologies to cope with the ever-increasing risk of wildfires in wildland-industrial interfaces (WIIs). Wildfires can jeopardize the safety and integrity of industrial plants, and trigger secondary fires...
journal article 2019
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