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Haile, Abem (author)
The Meuse is a river in West-Europe which rises at the Langres Plateau and flows from France through Belgium and the Netherlands. The river has always been an important shipping route, even though its navigability has been problematic in the Netherlands. To solve this problem seven weirs were constructed in the Dutch part of the Meuse. They are...
master thesis 2022
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Azad, Hamza (author)
Rijkswaterstaat’s Storm Surge Barriers are expensive assets providing economic value with the expectation of future returns. The maintenance is executed by the asset management department, which aims at maximizing operability without sacrificing safety and reliability. However, regular maintenance becomes more stringent as circumstances change,...
master thesis 2022
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Sewberath-Misser, Vyasa (author)
The coastal zone is becoming more vulnerable due to growing concentrations of human population, settlements, and socio-economic activities. The Rhine-Meuse Delta is low-lying land, which makes it vulnerable to flooding. The Maeslant barrier is a storm surge barrier which should prevent flooding in the low-lying land behind the barrier. Various...
master thesis 2022
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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
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Klarenbeek, Lara (author)
The climate is changing and industries world-wide need to transform to assure a liveable earth for future generations. Within the construction sector, this requires a different approach and perspective on the life-cycle of civil engineering assets since the construction industry and its build environment is the world’s largest consumer of raw...
master thesis 2021
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de Heer, Danny (author)
The weirs in the river Meuse reach their theoretical lifespan. The weirs were built in the early 1930s and now one is faced with a replacement task. Various studies have been carried out in recent years on the future of the weirs in the river Meuse. This concerns research into the entire weir system, different types of weirs and the way in which...
master thesis 2020
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Blauw, Mathieu (author)
The Dutch governmental organisation Rijkswaterstaat contributes to the smooth and safe flow of traffic, as both traffic jams and accidents cost society large amounts of money each day. Roads are designed for the current traffic composition. Due to the promotion of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) systems, utilisation of these systems is expected to...
master thesis 2019
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Vehmeijer, Leonore (author)
The main aim of this research was to establish which measures are significant in reducing the CO2 emission levels on the waterways between Rotterdam and Antwerp.
master thesis 2019
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van Rhijn, Thijs (author)
Within the KustGenese 2.0 research project a 5Mm3 pilot nourishment is created on the ebb-tidal delta of Ameland. For this thesis I was involved in the parties; Van den Herik, the contractor who executed the work, Deltares and Rijkswaterstaat. A tool is created to quickly analyse new surveys in combination with the ships deposit data. The tool...
master thesis 2019
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van der Heijden, Ties (author)
This thesis investigates the potential of a large pumping station in IJmuiden, the Nether-lands, for participating in Demand Response. Due to climate change, renewable energy is onthe rise. The intermittency of energy, together with its unpredictable supply, are a big hurdlefor the energy transition. Two methods are promising solutions to this...
master thesis 2019
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Simonse, Jesse (author)
Since 1990, the Dutch coastline is maintained within the ‘Dynamic Preservation’ program, according to which the coastline is maintained seawards from a reference line, mainly by applying nourishments. Research into the maintenance of the Dutch coast is continuous and causes the content of the coastline preservation program to change constantly...
master thesis 2017
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Wolswinkel, K.H. (author)
In this thesis are three European procurement procedures compared and is reflected on the usage of the possibilities provided for innovation. This investigation is done with help of Rijkswaterstaat. Project where the PCP or the Competitive Dialog was used are reviewed and analysed. Based on scientific sources and interviews legal influence...
master thesis 2015
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Neijenhuis, T.T.E.R. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Priem, L.S. (author)
In this thesis the use of in-vehicle data, obtained from a uCAN, for the estimation of the traffic speed is investigated. Since vehicles are not equipped with a uCAN yet, the uCAN data is emulated. For this emulation, the traffic simulation model Fosim is used. With the emulated uCAN data, the minimum percentage of vehicles equipped with a uCAN...
master thesis 2013
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De Witt, E. (author)
Historically, the Dutch public road authority (Rijkswaterstaat) had the responsibility for initiation, design, built, finance, operation and maintenance of road infrastructure projects. Fairly recently, integral DBFM) contracts have been introduced to road infrastructure. In a DBFM contract, a private party is responsible for Designing, Building...
master thesis 2013
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De Koning, C. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Vervoort, D.S. (author)
Inflation is a worldwide phenomenon that influences future investment decisions. Inflation is the devaluation of money, causing a reduction of purchasing power and price level rise. Nobody knows how high inflation will be, and thus price levels in the future a uncertain. In long-term projects with expenses in the future, it is important to take...
master thesis 2013
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Roosjen, J.M. (author)
Recently, in the construction industry a shift is taking place from conventional contracts models, in which the client has the responsibility for the (re)design of an asset, to integrated contract models in which the role of the client is much more limited. Further, in integrated models for road infrastructure, projects are contracted for the...
master thesis 2013
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Kaspersma, J.M. (author)
International cooperation for reaching development goals has expanded gradually since the 1950s. The effectiveness of the Overseas Development Aid (ODA) has become a topic of great public interest. A growing body of experience exists to demonstrate that finance alone is not sufficient for development, and capacity and knowledge are increasingly...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Vinke, D.J.R. (author)
master thesis 2013
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