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van der Linde, Lisa (author), Leclercq, Vincent (author), Wopereis, Ligaya (author)
The United States of America have a safety standard for flood protection of 1/100 year. However the flood protections in the Washington D.C. do not comply with this requirement. During this study the levees in Washington D.C. area were analysed and it was found, that in order to comply with the 1/100 safety standard the levees in the...
student report 2018
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Plomp-van der Sar, E. (author)
The Houston Metropolitan area is a hurricane prone area and vulnerable to flooding by large storm surges caused by these extreme storm events. The area is a major economic center in the State of Texas and even the whole United States. Protection of the area against flooding is extremely necessary to protect the economy, community and environment...
master thesis 2016
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Oosterlo, P. (author)
In this thesis, a method was developed, with which the infragravity waves and morphological changes of a sandy foreshore are included in the calculation of the probability of dike failure due to wave overtopping. Constructing a natural foreshore in front of the dike can be an attractive and innovative method to decrease the failure probability....
master thesis 2015
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Broers, B.W.L. (author)
After the flood of 1993 and 1995 in the Netherlands, flood risks in Limburg became an important discussion. Each flood defence system along the river Meuse needs to be provided with a safety level with an annual failure probability of 1/250. In the nearby future a new safety philosophy will be introduced, entailing new safety norms and...
master thesis 2015
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Papenborg, L.R. (author)
Delfzijl 2030 WADerPROOF; A graduation thesis separated in two parts: [1] WADerPROOF; a spatial plan to combine the problematic of social decline and flood management in a spatial concept for the town of Delfzijl. [2] Zoet, Zout & Siel; a urban plan with the intention to use the identity of Delfzijl -the sea dike- for the urban regeneration of...
master thesis 2012
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Aalberts, M.L. (author)
After Hurricane Katrina the Bring New Orleans Back committee advised to use the Gentilly Ridge to split the Orleans Metro Bowl into compartments in order to reduce the consequences of a flood. The Gentilly Ridge is a natural sand elevation (ridge) of approximately 0,50 1,00 meter NAVD88 in the OMB landscape. The objective of this thesis is to...
master thesis 2008
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Ammerlaan, P.R.M. (author)
After Katrina flooded New Orleans, California was identified as the next area where such a major disaster could happen. Situated between the Sierra Nevada and coastal mountain ranges Californias Central Valley is characterized by its flatness and dominated by agriculture as well as large cities as Sacramento. The Sacramento River and San Joaquin...
master thesis 2007
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Bijlsma, E. (author), Rolvink, A. (author), Veenendaal, D. (author), Van de Waal, R.J. (author)
First the demands and the boundary conditions are set for the complete protection system; after that the protection system will be split in the three subsections (primary: peripheral levees, secondary: canal levees and watermanagement and tertiary: structural integrety housing). For each of these protection systems an analysis will be made; this...
student report 2006
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Nonhebel, F. (author), De Wit, M. (author)
master thesis 2000
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