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Bisschop, F. (author)
The safety level of a dike is expressed in terms of risk. Risk is defined as the product of the probability of inundation of a polder (after failure of a dike) and the expected damage (casualties, economic damage and damage to the infrastructure) caused by inundation. The rate of inundation determines the amount of casualties and depends heavily...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Geisenhainer, P. (author)
Description of the performance of the large-scale experiments in the GWK in Hannover in 2008
report 2009
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Roca Collell, M.; Morris, M. (author)
Erosion of surface vegetation of fluvial and coastal embankments is the first step in the breach initiation process for an embankment. Detailed knowledge of the driving forces, factors and erosion mechanisms is required to understand and manage the failure risk. Past and present research on the erosion of surface vegetation has been reviewed and...
report 2009
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Buijs, F. (author)
The aim of this research was to investigate the influence of holes in the grass turf on the failure mechanisms and reliability analysis of dikes. The shape of the holes is either caused by a foreign object, a superficial void in the grass turf or a larger hole caused by for example animal burrowing or vandalism.
report 2009
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Stanczak, G. (author)
This report addresses the preparation and performance of laboratory tests on a the erodibility of clay cover with and without grass, subjected to impact pressures generated by controlled falling water mass Three types of clay, representing different erosion resistances as well as grass cover of moderate quality have been used in order to gain...
report 2007
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