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Plomp-van der Sar, E. (author)
The Houston Metropolitan area is a hurricane prone area and vulnerable to flooding by large storm surges caused by these extreme storm events. The area is a major economic center in the State of Texas and even the whole United States. Protection of the area against flooding is extremely necessary to protect the economy, community and environment...
master thesis 2016
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Suh Heo, H.Y. (author)
Various flood protection measures are studied across the globe, and nature-friendly and environmentally resilient methods are gaining more attention. As part of the building with nature initiative, the project BE SAFE (Bio-Engineering for SAFEty) studies the effects of a vegetated foreshore as a flood protection measure which is found to be very...
master thesis 2016
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Ponsioen, L.A. (author)
This thesis discusses the breach initiation processes at the land-side slope of a dike, due to overflow and wave overtopping. To date still little is known about the actual failure process of land-side slope covers. Therefore, starting in 2007, numerous wave overtopping experiments have been executed in The Netherlands and Belgium using a wave...
master thesis 2016
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Rippi, A. (author)
Some dike sections in the Netherlands failed to comply with the safety standards and one of the most promising countermeasures is the construction of retaining walls inside the dike. The Dutch design codes for dikes with retaining walls rely on Finite Element Analysis (FEM) in combination with partial safety factors. However, this can lead to...
master thesis 2015
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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
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Lemmens, D.D.M.M. (author)
Sand dikes have a sand core and a clay layer to protect the core against erosion. It is not unlikely that this layer fails due to several failure mechanisms, exposing the sand core to water. This can be catastrophically when water is overtopping the dike. In case the protective cover fails, water can flow over the core and erode the sand,...
master thesis 2014
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Den Hengst, S. (author)
master thesis 2012
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Henny, A.F. (author)
master thesis 2012
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Bus, C.A. (author)
Robustness has recently become a popular term in structural and hydraulic engineering. However, the concept of ‘robust design’ or ‘robustness’ has no clear definition. The aim of this thesis was to find a definition for a robust system and to use this definition to search for an added value of robust design in structural engineering. The...
master thesis 2012
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De Vries, B.B. (author)
During a storm dunes erode and provide sediment to the beach. The foreshore rises and the wave height decreases. Subsequently the wave-induced water level setup increases. Seawalls do not erode. The waves in front of the seawall remain high throughout the storm and the wave-induced water level setup hardly changes. Over a dune-dike connection a...
master thesis 2011
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Labrujere, A.L. (author)
Carbon Footprinting is a method of determining the environmental impact of a product or service. It focuses only on pollutions to the air by greenhouse gasses. There is a strong focus on these gases caused by intergovernmental alliances that restrict the amount of emitted gas. These agreements have been made, as a result of the widely accepted...
master thesis 2010
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Mous, B.C. (author)
Against the background of enhanced hydraulic loads due to climate change there will be a need for improvement of the flood defence system in the Netherlands in the future. These days there is a growing interest in grass as a dike cover because it is a cheap and a sustainable dike protection. Yet at the moment there is a hiatus in the knowledge...
master thesis 2010
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Van Dillen, R.F.R. (author)
Het rapport 'Haalbaarheidsstudie naar de toepassing van een worst als tijdelijke waterkering' gaat na of een worst als nooddijk een technisch en/of economisch haalbaar alternatief is voor huidig gebruikte methoden voor tijdelijke waterkeringen. Op dit moment wordt bij dreigend hoogwater op verschillende manieren een nooddijk gebouwd. Men kiest...
master thesis 2001
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Nonhebel, F. (author), De Wit, M. (author)
master thesis 2000
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Hussaarts, M. (author)
In dit rapport is getracht op een inzichtelijke en realistische manier de economisch optimale elementdikte van een steenzetting te bepalen. Dit is gebeurd op probabilistische wijze, aan de hand van het bezwijkmechanisme "Instabiliteit van de elementen in de toplaag" Dit bezwijkmechanisme houdt in dat onder bepaalde condities elementen in de...
master thesis 1999
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Suiker, A.S.J. (author)
master thesis 1995
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