Searched for: subject%3A%22Embankment%22
(1 - 20 of 72)

Pages

document
Camino Rios, Alberto (author)
The comprehensive assessment of the deviatoric behaviour in peats is paramount in ensuring the resilience of soil structures. The understanding of this material is riddled with intricacies, given its highly complex fabric, which includes organic matter such as fibers. This thesis evaluates the capabilities of a recent constitutive model (JMC) to...
master thesis 2023
document
Wang, Heng (author), Chen, Feng (author), Shiau, Jim (author), Dias, Daniel (author), Lai, F. (author), Huang, Jianhua (author)
Cement-based columns in combination with geosynthetic reinforcement is a well-established soft ground improvement technique to enhance embankment stability. This paper aims to present a finite-element (FE) study based on a case history of a geosynthetic-reinforced column-supported (GRCS) embankment over soft soil. In this study, the columns...
journal article 2023
document
Mangraviti, Viviana (author), Flessati, L. (author), di Prisco, Claudio (author)
Piled foundations are commonly employed to reduce settlements in artificial earth embankments founded on soft soil strata. To limit the number of piles and, consequently, construction costs, popular is the use of geosynthetic reinforcements laid at the embankment base. Nowadays, the complex interaction between geosynthetics, piles and soil is...
journal article 2023
document
Chumyen, P. (author), Connolly, D. P. (author), Woodward, P. K. (author), Markine, V.L. (author)
Railway track transitions are zones where there is an abrupt change in the track-ground structure. They are often the location of rapid track deterioration, which means more frequent track maintenance is needed compared to plain line tracks. With the aim of reducing maintenance, modern transition zone designs use tapered stiffness earthwork...
journal article 2023
document
den Heijer, F. (author), Rijke, Jeroen (author), Bosch-Rekveldt, M.G.C. (author), de Leeuw, Annemargreet (author), Barciela Rial, M. (author)
Flood defences are in practice often multi-used, multi-managed and multi-financed. Flood defence asset management contains technical, organizational and spatial complex issues involving multiple organizations. In the literature, little attention has been given to the conditions for successful cooperation between organizations in flood defence...
journal article 2023
document
Mangraviti, Viviana (author), Flessati, L. (author), di Prisco, Claudio (author)
Piled foundations are commonly employed to reduce settlements of artificial earth embankments on soft soil strata and geosynthetic reinforcements are installed at the embankment base to increase pile spacing and reduce construction costs. Despite the well-documented effectiveness of this technique, the mechanical processes, developing during...
journal article 2023
document
Dick, Joost (author)
Long-term settlement is unavoidable but by good prediction accompanied risks can be reduced. Nowadays linear isotach models belong to the state of the art but result in very small strain rates when small load increments or unloading is applied. For that reason this study has focused on the validation of those predictions using InSAR. Different...
master thesis 2022
document
Lengkeek, H.J. (author)
The Netherlands is inherently challenged by water, as a large part of the country lies below sea level and several major rivers in North-western Europe cross the country. The most prevalent form of protection from coastal and river floods in the Netherlands includes approximately 22,000 km of earthen dikes, of which 3800 km are primary flood...
doctoral thesis 2022
document
Guo, Leicheng (author), Zhu, C. (author), Xu, Fan (author), Xie, Weiming (author), van der Wegen, Mick (author), Townend, Ian (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), He, Qing (author)
Reclamation of low-lying tidal flats and floodplains adjacent to present shorelines has been implemented worldwide for both coastal defense and development. While it is technically feasible to monitor the short-term impact of tidal flat embankments, it is challenging to identify long-term and cumulative morphodynamic impact, particularly...
journal article 2022
document
Rikkert, S.J.H. (author), Kok, M. (author), Lendering, K.T. (author), Jongejan, R.B. (author)
Flood prone areas are often protected against flooding by an extensive network of flood defenses. To ensure their structural integrity, these flood defenses are periodically assessed. Many levees have been functioning well for decades, and have survived several relatively high hydraulic loads within their lifetime. However, information on...
journal article 2022
document
Smid, Jord (author)
Embankments are one of the key aspects of flood protection programs. As the sea levels are expected to rise the coming decades coastal protection is becoming increasingly important. To better prepare for the future, increased understanding of embankment breaching is desired. An area of embankment breaching that has been relatively left untouched...
master thesis 2021
document
Stenveld, Lars (author)
Large parts of the Netherlands are vulnerable to flooding. Due to the great impact that a flood would have for the Dutch society, The flood safety standards are very strict, which means that the required failure probability of flood defences is very low. To keep the flood risk within acceptable limits of the hinterland, flood embankments are...
master thesis 2021
document
de Gast, T. (author), Vardon, P.J. (author), Hicks, M.A. (author)
Soil spatial variability has a significant impact on the reliability of geotechnical structures. In particular, the horizontal variability is important for linear infrastructure, which has only limited vertical height and width, but extensive length. Due to depositional and geological processes, the variability is often substantially...
journal article 2021
document
Xie, Dongfeng (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), van der Wegen, Mick (author), Huang, Junbao (author)
Many alluvial estuaries worldwide include an inside bar system, a large sediment deposit deeply stretched into the estuary. A good example of such a system is the large sediment deposit in the Qiantang Estuary, China. Its length and height reach 130 km and 10 m, respectively. Bathymetrical comparison reveals that the large bar has moved seaward...
journal article 2021
document
Stipanovic, Irina (author), Bukhsh, Zaharah Allah (author), Reale, Cormac (author), Gavin, Kenneth (author)
Aged earthworks constitute a major proportion of European rail infrastructures, the re-placement and remediation of which poses a serious problem. Considering the scale of the networks involved, it is infeasible both in terms of track downtime and money to replace all of these assets. It is, therefore, imperative to develop a rational means...
journal article 2021
document
Curran, A.N. (author)
Flood risk analysis focused on small sections or regions of embanked systems ignores the dy-namics of large-scale floods through time and space. Resulting measures are oftentimes inef-ficient due to an over estimation of risk or be-cause they simply transfer risk downstream due to increased localised protection upstream. This present work...
doctoral thesis 2020
document
Jantzen, Casper (author)
On the seabed in front of coastal structures sediment movement takes place due to incoming waves. The erosion of sediments creates a scour hole at the toe of structures such as embankments, breakwaters and dikes. This scour hole may lead to instabilities in the main structure due to material sliding into this hole. A common method of protecting...
master thesis 2020
document
Verstijnen, Bart (author)
Recent development have caused that the policy regarding the installation of onshore wind turbines on embankments has changed to 'Yes, provided that ...' in the Netherlands. (Simplified) approaches are available within professional practice to analyse the risk of liquefaction, but are considered to be conservative. In this thesis, a methodology...
master thesis 2020
document
Yin, Jiangshan (author)
As a low-lying city, Shanghai faces threats from typhoon and spring tide under the condition of climate change and land subsidence. With high water level at the toe, the sea embankment is likely to be overtopped and breached, finally resulting in inundation inland.  The objective of this research is to study climate change...
master thesis 2020
document
van Wessem, Jeroen (author)
The high speed rail line in the Netherlands, constructed since 2002, is built to create a fast travel connection from Amsterdam to Rotterdam and the Belgium border. The track is designed for trains with a maximum operating train speed of 300 km/h. A great part of the structure is founded on typical Dutch soft soils consisting of Holocene clay...
master thesis 2020
Searched for: subject%3A%22Embankment%22
(1 - 20 of 72)

Pages