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Reijers, Rico (author)
Numerous traffic bridges have been constructed over the last 150 years. Because bridges are commonly built based on an expected lifetime of 75 to 100 years, a large quantity of bridges are reaching the end of their design lifetime, or even are far overdue. To ensure these bridges remain operational without experiencing catastrophic failures,...
master thesis 2024
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Dekkers, Wout (author)
Steel is a widely used material in construction because of its availability, high strength-to-weight ratio, and recyclability. However, steel manufacturing consumes a lot of energy, and there is an increasing demand for more environmentally friendly building materials. Consequently, high-strength steel is becoming more popular as it reduces the...
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Kurup, Vivek (author)
The field of wind energy has experienced significant expansion and development driven by the need to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. Offshore wind turbines have become increasingly popular leading to larger turbines with greater energy output to match the growing demand. The most common foundation type of offshore wind turbines is the monopile...
master thesis 2023