TU Delft Open

BK BOOKS is an imprint of TU Delft Open, the open access publisher of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). TU Delft Open publishes content that is authored, edited or published by staff members of the TU Delft, often in collaboration with others. TU Delft Open publishes both open access books and open access journals.

TU Delft Open explores new and more direct ways to get your research output out to a broad range of audiences while ensuring that your work receives the academic credits it deserves, both in classic and alternative metrics.

BK BOOKS also facilitates the digital distribution and open access for scholarly journals and books of selected publishers and organisations:

NAi010 Publishers
Uitgeverij Vantilt
IOS Press
Jap Sam Books
Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond

Open Access Policy

TU Delft Open licenses books and journals under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. You are free to use the work, but you have to attribute (refer to) the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

Copyrights and publishing rights

TU Delft Open allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. TU Delft Open allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.


Authors can archive the pre-print and post-print versions of the work they have submitted to TU Delft Open, including the pdf-version of the article (the so-called publisher's version) that is available on this website. Authors are explicitly free to copy and redistribute the work they have submitted in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the work they have submitted to TU Delft Open for any purpose.


TU Delft Open grants you the right to publish the metadata of the series, it's issues and articles under the terms of the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).


TU Delft Open
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