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Brouwers, Raymond (author)
Structural health monitoring of buildings is useful for a few reasons. It provides information on the usage and cause of damage to a building. This can result in targeted maintenance or allow for potential improvements.<br/><br/>Traditionally, a building can be monitored by installing sensors during construction or maintenance work. These can be...
master thesis 2022
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Ajithkumar Pillai, Krishna (author)
Cracks in masonry structures are a cause for concern as they signal a potential lack of functionality and/or aesthetics. It thus becomes important to identify the cause of damage in order to mitigate it and to prevent its occurrence in the future. Similarities in crack patterns may correlate to similarities in the damage cause. Currently, the...
master thesis 2022
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van Hout, Ylana (author)
Glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) are outbursts caused by the failure of glacial lake moraine dams. Longer ongoing processes, such as moraine dam degradation, or instantaneous events, such as landslides, can trigger dam failure. GLOFs have a catastrophic downstream impact leading to significant economic damages and more than 12000 casualties...
master thesis 2021