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Koops, L.S.W. (author)
Infrastructure projects - such as the construction of tunnels and bridges or the (re)construction of roads and highways – are always performed to add quality to society. In The Netherlands, these projects are most often financed by the government, from local to national level, and constructed by private contractors. Public and private partners...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Leijten, M. (author)
Complex underground infrastructure construction projects tend to develop in a state of “bounded manageability”. Various types of uncertainties are inherent to these projects and put the project manager in front of serious challenges, risking budget overruns, delays and sometimes even technical failure. Managing such a project is a matter of...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Van Eekelen, S.J.M. (author)
A basal reinforced piled embankment consists of a reinforced embankment on a pile foundation. The reinforcement consists of one or more horizontal layers of geosynthetic reinforcement (GR) installed at the base of the embankment. The design of the GR is the subject of this thesis. A basal reinforced piled embankment can be used for the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Bollinger, L.A. (author)
Heat waves, hurricanes, floods and windstorms - recent years have seen dramatic failures in electricity infrastructures sparked by short-term departures of environmental conditions from their norms. Driven by a changing climate, such deviations are anticipated to increase in severity and/or frequency over the coming decades. This will have...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Ligtvoet, A. (author)
To ensure dependable, affordable, and sustainable use of energy, stakeholders in energy production, distribution, and consumption are increasingly seeking for cooperation. They aim to jointly tackle large energy projects in an environmental context that is changing at an increasing rate, towards increasing complexity. Cooperation is seen as a...
doctoral thesis 2013
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De Joode, J. (author)
The topic of this dissertation is the regulation of gas infrastructure expansion in the European Union (EU). While the gas market has been liberalised, the gas infrastructure has largely remained in the regulated domain. However, not necessarily all gas infrastructure facilities – such as gas storage facilities, LNG import terminals and certain...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Nijland, H.A. (author)
This thesis took the policy-analysis framework of Marchau and Walker (2005) as a starting point for assessment and valuation of road and railroad noise impacts and its consequences for noise policy. Four research questions were answered. To what extent can international data on noise, often produced by using different national calculation...
doctoral thesis 2008
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Nederveen, A.A.J. (author)
doctoral thesis 2007
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de Bok, M.A. (author)
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doctoral thesis 2007
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Monnikhof, R.A.H. (author)
The thesis develops a set of guidelines for improving policy analysis supporting policy making on spatial issues. For this first the main problems in the field of policy processes on spatial issues and the way analysis contributed to them or helped alleviate them were analysed. Analytical practice is shown to be generally related to these...
doctoral thesis 2006
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de Wilde, Th.S. (author)
The demand for new development sites, coupled with a wish to preserve green areas outside cities, is provoking increasing interest in inner-city redevelopment. All over Europe, projects of multiple use of space are appearing that involve developing high-quality buildings in which to live and work, while taking account of the history of the city...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Dekker, S. (author)
This study supports strategic planning of a node in a transportation network. It contributes to this by the development of a methodology for planning of port capacity in which port-commercial and public interests are integrated. The focus is the reaction of a single port on a change in the transportation network. A scenario for such change,...
doctoral thesis 2005
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Verhoef, E.V. (author)
doctoral thesis 2004
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Suddle, S.I. (author)
As a consequence of an ever-growing population land is getting scarcer, especially in urban areas. In the last decade, the space available above transport infrastructure - such as roads and railway tracks - and existing buildings is being exploited more and more frequently in city centres. The safety issue in such projects should be considered...
doctoral thesis 2004
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Willems, J.K.C.A.S. (author)
Bundling or converging infrastructure has been the leading principle for locating infrastructure since the mid seventies. It is assumed to offer certain advantages, such as a restriction of severance, consumption of free space and environmental hindrance. However, the concept of converging infrastructure has not always found its way to practise....
doctoral thesis 2001
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