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Buijs, F. (author)
The aim of this research was to investigate the influence of holes in the grass turf on the failure mechanisms and reliability analysis of dikes. The shape of the holes is either caused by a foreign object, a superficial void in the grass turf or a larger hole caused by for example animal burrowing or vandalism.
report 2009
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Buijs, F. (author)
This report describes reliability analysis undertaken on flood defences along the Dartford Creek to Gravesend Stretch of the Thames Estuary. This stretch comprises flood defences of varying types that are can potentially fail through different mechanisms. Fault trees have been constructed that identify the primary, historically observed, failure...
report 2007