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Postma, T.J.W. (author)
Over the past decade, a steep increase in the number of seismic events has been observed in the Groningen gas producing region of the Northern Netherlands. It is generally accepted that these are induced by compaction of the reservoir rock due to extensive field depletion, causing a buildup of strain energy which may be released seismically when...
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Bart, L.J.C. (author)
XBeach is a process-based morphological model that has been used for modelling short term behaviour of beaches and dunes. In the past years interest has been shown by researchers and engineers to use XBeach for longer simulation periods (multiple years). XBeach has multiple modules: stationary mode is often used during calm conditions and...
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Horst, J. (author)
Coastline regression is a significant threat to many coastal zones. Being able to mitigate the erosion while simultaneously improving nature development is something that is increasingly strived for in coastal projects. This report utilizes the building with nature philosophy to explore integrated solutions for a coastal erosion problem in...
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Swierstra, E.P. (author)
For the fatigue assessment of welded structures, several design methods are described by the design codes of IIW, Eurocode3 and DNV. The relation between the stress range and cycles to failures were derived from experiments: the SN curves. With the increased accessibility of finite element software to engineers, a more flexible approach emerged:...
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Ligthart, D. (author)
The Ayeyarwady River is a river with large hydrological variations and an abundance of relatively fine non-cohesive sediment, causing the dynamic behaviour of the river with fast shifting channels. This dynamic behaviour, together with the large hydrological variations, is the source of a frequently flooding river with a moderate navigability....
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van Oorschot, N. (author)
The Netherlands is a country where people have to live with water, rather than fighting against it. This philosophy often requires interaction between infrastructure and waterways, where (hydraulic) structures are placed close to or even extending in the waterway, introducing the risk of ship collision. What makes this accidental load so...
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Lubbers, S.J. (author)
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Sparnaaij, M. (author)
Additional master thesis
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Boerrigter, T.J. (author)
Coda Wave Interferometry analysis is studied for rocks subjected to brittle deformation which is induced by an Uniaxial Compressive Strength testing machine. Ultrasonic pulses, 1 MHz and 2.25MHz, are sent through rock samples and recorded throughout the loading up-to failure. A novel method is proposed, the rolling cross correlation, which can...
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Riteco, J. (author)
A new flood risk approach for design and testing of primary and secondary flood defence structures in the Netherlands relies on the probability of loss of the water retaining capacity. Determining this probability for levees requires a better understanding of consequences of extreme conditions leading to failure, starting with a study of soil....
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Voorend, S.J.M. (author)
As a result of increased economic development in Colombia, the pressure on the natural system has increased. The export of natural resources through international ports at both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea causes conflicts between infrastructure and the dynamic behaviour of the coastal system. This Master Thesis focusses on the bay...
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Oude Vrielink, I.M. (author)
Weaving sections are frequently applied on Dutch freeways. Guidelines are present for designing those freeway weaving sections. However, the origin of these guidelines is unclear and it is not always possible to apply the guidelines. Dutch road designers and road safety experts are searching for methods to evaluate the safety of a (proposed)...
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Henseler, R.V. (author)
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Knijnenburg, L.J. (author)
Fluctuating oil and gas prices, coupled with initiatives toward energy security, drive the global storage market of oil and gas. A tank farm, often referred to as a terminal, is an industrial facility for the storage of the oil and/or petrochemical products. Vopak's biggest terminal, Vopak Terminal Europoort (VTE), has an immense capacity of 25...
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Wittebrood, M. (author)
In 2014-2015 the coastal stretch between Petten and Camperduin was strengthened by using 35 million m3 of sand. At the seaward side of the Hondbossche & Pettermer sea defence a beach and dune system was built which is called the ‘Hondsbossche Dunes’. The old sea dike has disappeared behind the new dunes and is no longer an active part of the...
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de Looff, E.J. (author)
MSc thesis of the faculties: Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CiTG) and Technology, Policy and Management (TBM)
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Macarulla Rodriguez, Andrea (author)
Google Location History Timeline could be used in the future to track mobile devices of users with a Google account. The Department of Forensic Digital Technology in the Netherlands Forensic Institute might consider using it as available data for evidence in its investigations. A part of this research is to assess the accuracy of the locations...
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Pham, N.H.N. (author)
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Velhorst, R.L.C. (author)
Morphodynamic models are widespread in coastal engineering practice and indispensable to predict the effectiveness of (large-scale) sandy interventions. These models enable quantification of the effects on enhanced safety against flooding and on environmental impact over time, based on physical processes such as hydrodynamics and sediment...
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Koper, A.M. (author)
Abstract The purpose of this thesis is to assess potential alternative epoxy resins in injected bolted shear connections for a civil engineering application. Research has focused on the application of injection bolts with various resins in a double lap shear connection. In current practice only one resin is allowed to be used due to regulation...
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