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Jongerius, Y.R. (author)
In this research the reliability of dikes are studied that are influenced by the presence of buildings. Along many Dutch dikes (residential) buildings are present. These buildings may influence the reliability of the dike positevely and or negatively. In this study a probabilistic method is developed to determine the influence of a building,...
master thesis 2016
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Bischiniotis, K. (author)
This research follows a fully probabilistic approach in order to estimate the optimal design for a river dike cross-section, taking into account the investment costs. From the theory studied, the failure mechanisms that contribute most to the failure of river dikes are identified. These are overflowing, wave overtopping, piping and inner slope...
master thesis 2014