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Ruiz Fuentes, M.J. (author)
Tokyo Bay is an area exposed to storm surges generated by typhoons. Consequently lowlands along its coastline are subject to flood risk. Dike walls, levees and barriers have been developed by the Japanese to protect these coastal areas. In the coming decades it is expected that a rise in sea level will occur. Also, climate change is expected to...
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Lievens, R.A. (author)
Marine contractors deal with processes that are understood qualitatively but are hard to quantify. The amount of data available for these processes is ever growing, and so too the intrinsic value that lies within this data. Several data driven model approaches can be used to analyse this process data, one being a Bayesian Network (BN) approach....
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Miranda, C.A. (author)
The traditional Dutch way to deal with piping for river levees is the implementation of piping berms. The disadvantage of such a measure is the inland space required, especially in urban areas. Relief wells, on the other hand, require less or no inland space and therefore represent an attractive solution as mitigation measure against piping. The...
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Bakermans, B.A. (author)
Traditionally, ports are located in areas protected by natural shelter. Shelter is needed for the safe mooring of vessels and for the efficient handling of containers and other cargo. Disadvantage of the areas which provide natural shelter is their limiting depth. Due to the increasingly bigger vessels, dredging in ports became inevitable....
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Cats, G.H. (author)
The Dutch Flood Defense Act prescribes the assessment of the safety level of Dutch primary sea and flood defenses every six years. To asses if the required level of security of the sea and flood defenses is guaranteed, first the Hydraulic Boundary Conditions (HBC) which the sea and flood defenses are exposed to, have to be determined. At the...
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Piccoli, C. (author)
The assessment of port marine operations performance by means of simulation is treated in this master thesis project. The navigational services provided to vessel at the access channels, from their arrival to the berthing operations and from unberthing to vessels departure, are investigated and evaluated. In the case study, FlexSim is used as...
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Tan, Y.C. (author)
Beach state classification, though simple in its concept, is difficult to be distinctly and accurately applied in some real life situations. The issue is further compounded when it is applied to mega- nourishments which, in essence, are morphologically different in terms of an artificially-formed beach versus a naturally-forming beach. Yet,...
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Van Loon, P.S.P. (author)
During this research a method is developed for finding the cost optimal design of a sea dike when a probabilistic method is being applied and flexibility is allowed in the distribution of the total failure probability over the various failure mechanisms. A probabilistic model has been set up to calculate the cost optimal design for a sea dike...
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Karimi, I. (author)
Hurricane Ike made landfall on 13th of September 2008 on the Galveston Island in the Texas area. This hurricane is the third-costliest hurricane that ever has made landfall in the United States and the costliest hurricane in the history of the Texas. The possible future disasters should be prevented by using the best practices and existing...
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Kalpias, A. (author)
The longshore sediment transport (it will be referred also as LST) is a core issue in the field of coastal engineering. It is among the most important nearshore processes that control the coastal morphology, and determines in large part whether shores erode, accrete, or remain stable. Consequently, it is important to be able to calculate the LST...
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Dobrochinski, J.P.H. (author)
Moored vessels are subject to wave forces and moments at different frequencies, which induce motions of the body and can be transferred to the mooring lines and fenders. Under extreme forcing and vessel motions, dangerous line breaking accidents can occur or the ship movements can be simply too large to continue the on/off-loading process,...
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Van der Linden, L.G. (author)
In this master thesis the residual circulation in the North Sea is investigated. It has been shown that the numerical models used in this thesis (DCSMv5 and DCSMv6) give a rather low representation of the actual circulation pattern in the North Sea. The dominating forces which cause residual currents in the North Sea are the tidal forcings,...
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Stettner, O. (author)
A large contribution to the overall project costs of an offshore wind farm originates from the transport and installation of the substructures. A better understanding of the operational limits that apply for the installation helps to improve the project execution and thus reduces costs. It is important to analyze in which sea states the...
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Lee, E.K.C. (author)
Een van de belangrijkste aspecten bij het ontwerp van een nieuwe binnenhaven of waterweg is de toegankelijkheid voor de scheepvaart. Tot medio de jaren 90 toen de Richtlijnen Vaarwegen werden gepubliceerd werd ontworpen op basis van het oordeel van ervaren nautici die zich aan de hand van bezoek, onderzoek van de stroming een beeld van de...
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Rijnsburger, S. (author)
The Rhine River and the Meuse River discharge into the southern North Sea, and form the Rhine Region of Fresh Water Influence (ROFI) in front of the Dutch coast. A complex hydrodynamic system is generated, dominated by mixing from strong tides, wind and waves and the stratifying influence of the freshwater and solar heating. This influences the...
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Van der Biezen, T.F. (author)
Historically, the coastal zone has always attracted people and across the globe the benefits of inlet systems have made communities settle there. The Tu Hien inlet and the Tam Giang–Cau Hai lagoon system in Vietnam are no exception, as approximately half a million people depend on it for their livelihood. Tidal inlets are also known for their...
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Al Saady, M. (author)
In this study regular and irregular waves are simulated with a numerical model. The aim of this study is to perform a numerical investigation into the reflection and transmission of the different waves forcing in a porous breakwaters. There are different types of numerical models available for solving the behaviour of waves in coastal regions...
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Kolijn, D.J. (author)
The following research focuses on artificial underwater structures (a.k.a. artificial reefs) in a coral reef environment to mitigate the natural and anthropogenic pressures which reef systems are increasingly facing worldwide. The research question is stated as: “Establishing a method to determine if a multipurpose artificial underwater...
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Attema, Y.H. (author)
The interaction between vegetation and the morphodynamics is considered to be an important process in salt marsh formation and succession. Therefore, the contribution of vegetation modelling on the long-term morphological development of salt marshes is assessed by implementing a vegetation growth model in the morphodynamic modelling software...
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Van Velzen, B.J.M. (author)
An offshore terminal is proposed to be constructed adjacent to the entrance of an Estuary in the Niger Delta. A dredged approach channel of around 10 km long, 250 m wide and to a depth of -14 m LAT is required to allow ships to reach the terminal. From earlier research it is found that high transport rates of fine sediment, in the order of 10...
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