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Zhang, H. (author)
Cementitious materials are heterogeneous on mutliple length scales, from nanometres to metres. Consequently, their macroscopic mechanical properties are affected by material structures at all length scales. In pursuit of fundamental understanding the relationship between their multiscale heterogeneous material structure and mechanical properties...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Hedayati, R. (author), Hosseini-Toudeshky, H. (author), Sadighi, M. (author), Mohammadi-Aghdam, M. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
Advances in additive manufacturing (AM) techniques have enabled fabrication of highly porous titanium implants that combine the excellent biocompatibility of bulk titanium with all the benefits that a regular volume-porous structure has to offer (e.g. lower stiffness values comparable to those of bone). Clinical application of such...
journal article 2018
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Vallaeys, Valentin (author), Kärnä, Tuomas (author), Delandmeter, Philippe (author), Lambrechts, Jonathan (author), Baptista, António M. (author), Deleersnijder, E.L.C. (author), Hanert, Emmanuel (author)
The Columbia River (CR) estuary is characterized by high river discharge and strong tides that generate high velocity flows and sharp density gradients. Its dynamics strongly affects the coastal ocean circulation. Tidal straining in turn modulates the stratification in the estuary. Simulating the hydrodynamics of the CR estuary and plume...
journal article 2018
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Lukovic, M. (author), Schlangen, E. (author), Savija, B. (author), Ye, G. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author)
Simulation of mechanical behaviour of heterogeneous materials is only possible if the local properties of the components are known. In recent years nano-indentation is being applied on different levels to obtain local mechanical properties. The aim of this paper is to explore various ways to obtain these properties by combining nano-indentation...
conference paper 2015
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Verbree, E. (author), De Vries, M.E. (author), Gorte, B.G.H. (author), Oude Elberink, S. (author), Karimiou, G. (author)
Water run-off modelling applied within urban areas requires an appropriate detailed surface model represented by a raster height grid. Accurate simulations at this scale level have to take into account small but important water barriers and flow channels given by the large-scale map definitions of buildings, street infrastructure, and other...
conference paper 2013
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Qian, C. (author)
In this research, extensive fatigue tests were performed on single glass fibres and composite coupons. Comparison of the test results shows that there is a significant difference between the fibre and composite fatigue behaviour. In order to clarify this difference, a multi-scale micro-mechanical model was developed. This model predicts fatigue...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Mercatoris, B.C.N. (author), Massart, T.J. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author)
This contribution discusses a coupled two-scale framework for hydro-mechanical problems in saturated heterogeneous porous geomaterials. The heterogeneous nature of such materials can lead to an anisotropy of the hydro-mechanical couplings and non-linear effects. Based on an assumed model of the mesostructure, the average macroscopic hydro...
conference paper 2013
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Zhang, X. (author), Zhao, X. (author), Molenaar, M. (author), Stoter, J. (author), Kraak, M.J. (author), Ai, T. (author)
Matching of building polygons with different levels of detail is crucial in the maintenance and quality assessment of multi-representation databases. Two general problems need to be addressed in the matching process: (1) Which criteria are suitable? (2) How to effectively combine different criteria to make decisions? This paper mainly focuses on...
conference paper 2012
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Terwisscha van Scheltinga, A. (author), Myers, P.G. (author), Pietrzak, J.D. (author)
A new mesh size field is presented that is specifically designed for efficient meshing of highly irregular oceanic domains: archipelagos. The new approach is based on the standard mesh size field that uses the proximity to the nearest coastline. Here, the proximities to the two nearest coastlines are used to calculate the distance between two...
journal article 2012
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Anac, C. (author), Esposito, R. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author), Hendriks, M.A.N. (author)
This paper outlines a project (namely PAT-ASR) which entails the development of a multi scale material performance assessment model on simulation of alkali silica reaction deployment and its effects on concrete durability. Performance models require a multi scale approach from micro (namely reaction chemistry) to macro level studies (namely...
conference paper 2012
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Gitman, I.M. (author)
Several different approaches are available in order to describe material behaviour. Considering material on the higher (macro) level of observation constitutes the macroscopic approach. However, the key to understand a macro materials behaviour lies in its mesostructure. As such the mesoscopic approach can be used which is based on the detailed...
doctoral thesis 2006
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