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Visser, H.G. (author), Santos, Bruno F. (author), Verhagen, C.M.A. (author)
This paper describes the development of an optimization-based cooperative planning system for the efficient routing and scheduling of flight formations. This study considers the use of formation flight as a means to reduce the overall fuel consumption of civil aviation in long-haul operations. It elaborates on the operational implementation of...
conference paper 2016
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Bisschop, F. (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Van Rhee, C. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
Convential models for the erosion of non-cohesive sediments overestimate the erosion rate induced by high flow velocities. These high flow velocities occur, for instance, in breaching of embankments or dunes (flow velocities up to 10 m/s) or in jetting sand with a trailing suction hopper dredger (30 to 60 m/s). At these very large flow...
conference paper 2010
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Verhagen, H.J. (author), Visser, P.J. (author)
Along the North Sea coast, water levels are rising and waves are intensifying due to climate change. The best scientific evidence suggests that both phenomena are likely to accelerate over the coming decades. In some North Sea coastal areas also land is sinking and tidal heights and rates of erosion are increasing. This means that the risk of...
conference paper 2007
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Tuan, T.Q. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Visser, P.J. (author)
A hydrodynamic numerical model is formulated to describe the breach erosion process of sandy barriers. The breach flow is based on the system of unsteady shallow water equations, which is solved using a robust upwind numerical approach in conjunction with the Finite Volume Method (FVM). The hydraulic jump is considered as part of the breach flow...
conference paper 2006
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Tuan, T.Q. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Stive, M. (author)
For management of coastal breaching hazards it is critical to be able to assess the potential of coastal barrier breaching as a result of wave actions during storm surges (wave overwash). This phenomenon is known as the breach initiation phase; the mechanisms behind this are not very well understood. In the present study, laboratory experiments...
conference paper 2006
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Visser, P.J. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
The set-up and results of a field experiment on sand-dike breach erosion are described, It is found that the breaching process for the 2.2 m high sand-dike is similar to that in Visser's (1988) laboratory experiments with a 0.6 m high sand-dike. Confrontation of Visser's (1988) breach erosion model with the field data shows reasonable agreement...
conference paper 1990
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