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Smulders, J. (author)
The devastation caused by Hurricane Ike in the Galveston Bay area (Texas, United States of America) proved the necessity of an improved water defense. Multiple flood risk reduction studies were undertaken. The Texas A&M University of Galveston proposed the Ike Dike, a fortification of the coastal spine to prevent a storm surge from entering the...
master thesis 2014
Spruijt, P. (author)
Guidance structures are built in the vicinity of a sluice complex to serve as berth for ships waiting for the sluice to be available. The structure is loaded by the ship and should stop the ship without being damaged. The design of a guidance structure did not significantly change over the last decades. Therefore one could talk about a...
master thesis 2012