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Huisman, B.J.A. (author)
Increasingly large sand nourishments are used for the maintenance of sandy coasts around the world. There is, however, still very limited understanding of their behaviour (i.e. redistribution) and effects on the marine environment. This PhD thesis explores the morphological reshaping of shoreface nourishments (i.e. long bunds of sand placed at...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Mega nourishments are a novel approach to stimulating coastal safety and resilience. Mega nourishments are intended to spread along the coast on a decadal time scale by natural sediment transport processes with a minimum of intrusion into the natural coastal system. The supratidal morphodynamic behaviour of mega nourishments is not well...
journal article 2019
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Muraro, S. (author)
The geotechnical description of peats represents one of the main challenges in the Netherlands to assure the required safety standard and performance of the flood defence infrastructure. Almost a third of the country is situated below the sea and the rivers level with about 60% to 70% of the population and economic assets concentrated in low...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Lin, Q. (author), Zhang, Yihuan (author), Verwer, S.E. (author), Wang, Jun (author)
This paper proposes a novel hybrid model for learning discrete and continuous dynamics of car-following behaviors. Multiple modes representing driving patterns are identified by partitioning the model into groups of states. The model is visualizable and interpretable for car-following behavior recognition, traffic simulation, and human-like...
journal article 2019
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Liu, H. (author), Pisano, F. (author)
Predicting the cyclic response of soils is still challenging in many geotechnical applications. In this area, the continual efforts on the constitutive modelling of cyclic sand behaviour demand new and reliable dataset for model validation - even more so for loading conditions involving numerous loading cycles ('high-cyclic' loading). This paper...
journal article 2019
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Cordier, F. (author), Tassi, Pablo (author), Claude, N (author), Crosato, A. (author), Rodrigues, S (author), Pham Van Bang, D. (author)
Rivers typically present heterogeneous bed material, but the effects of sediment nonuniformity on river bar characteristics are still unclear. This work investigates the impact of sediment size heterogeneity on alternate bars with a morphodynamic numerical model. The model is first used to reproduce a laboratory experiment showing alternate...
journal article 2019
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Gao, Weilun (author), Shao, Dongdong (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Nardin, William (author), Rajput, Prateek (author), Yang, W. (author), Sun, Tao (author), Cui, Baoshan (author)
Rivers, regardless of their scales and geographic locations, are characterized with natural and human-induced variability in their discharges. While previous studies have established the effects of both interannual and intra-annual variabilities of unsteady river discharge on delta morphological evolution, the long-term cumulative effects of...
journal article 2019
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Phan Khanh, L. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Zijlema, M. (author), Truong, H.T.X. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Wave attenuation through mangrove forests has received more and more attention, especially in the context of increasing coastal erosion and sea-level-rise. Numerous studies have focused on studying the reduction of wave height in a mangrove forest. However, the understanding of this attenuation process is still in its infancy. In order to obtain...
journal article 2019
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Yang, Z. (author), Li, Z. (author)
Complex frictional rolling contact and high-frequency wheel dynamic behavior make modeling squeal greatly challenging. The falling-friction effect and wheel mode-coupling behavior are believed to be the two main mechanisms that generate unstable wheel vibration and the resulting squeal noise. To rigorously consider both mechanisms in one...
journal article 2019
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Radermacher, M. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
Operational nearshore current forecasts based on numerical model simulations are gaining popularity as a measure to increase the safety of swimmers. Applying remotely-sensed bathymetry in these model simulations is often proposed in order to cope with rapidly changing nearshore bathymetry. Errors in the remotely-sensed bathymetry may...
journal article 2018
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Oliveira Santos, Francisco (author), Louter, P.C. (author), Ramôa Correia, João (author)
Thin glass is currently widespread in mobile devices and has great potential for applications in buildings. However, presently there is no standard method to determine the strength of thin glass for building applications and there is little experimental data available on its mechanical behaviour. Hence, this paper presents experimental and...
conference paper 2018
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Bedon, Chiara (author), Louter, P.C. (author)
In this paper, careful consideration is paid for structural glass elements under fire loading. In particular, a thermo-mechanical Finite Element (FE) numerical investigation is carried out in ABAQUS on small-scale structural glass elements exposed to fire. Taking advantage of past literature efforts, major thermal effects on the material...
conference paper 2018
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Ma, Wanjing (author), Zou, Li (author), Dai, Kun (author), Gartner, Nathan H. (author), Wang, M. (author)
Arterial traffic signal coordination makes traffic flow more efficient and safer. This paper presents a partition-enabled multi-mode band (PM-BAND) model that is designed to solve the signal coordination problem for arterials with multiple modes, i.e., passenger cars and transit vehicles. The proposed method permits the progression bands to...
journal article 2018
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Lashley, C.H. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Van Dongeren, Ap R. (author), Buckley, Mark (author), Lowe, Ryan J. (author)
The accurate prediction of extreme wave run-up is important for effective coastal engineering design and coastal hazard management. While run-up processes on open sandy coasts have been reasonably well-studied, very few studies have focused on understanding and predicting wave run-up at coral reef-fronted coastlines. This paper applies the short...
journal article 2018
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Hilgersom, K.P. (author), Zijlema, M. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
The three-dimensional (3-D) modelling of water systems involving double-diffusive processes is challenging due to the large computation times required to solve the flow and transport of constituents. In 3-D systems that approach axisymmetry around a central location, computation times can be reduced by applying a 2-D axisymmetric model set-up....
journal article 2018
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Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Ruessink, B. G. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
) of the sea bed on the lower shoreface. The relevance of hydrodynamic conditions for the development of the heterogeneity...
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Schrijvershof, R. A. (author), van der Werf, J (author), Ysebaert, T (author), Schrijver, M. C. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Estuarine intertidal areas are shaped by combined astronomical and meteorological forces. This paper reveals the relative importance of tide, surge, wind, and waves for the flow and sediment transport on large intertidal shoals. Results of an intensive field campaign have been used to validate a numerical model of the Roggenplaat intertidal...
journal article 2018
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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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van den Eijnden, A.P. (author), Hicks, M.A. (author)
Improbable slope failure is addressed in the framework of reliability analysis of slopes in heterogeneous cohesive soils, as the small subset of realisations that fail without additional measures to trigger failure. The mode of these slope failures, located at the weak tail of the reliability curve, is demonstrated to differ significantly...
journal article 2018
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Liu, H. (author), Abell, J. A. (author), Diambra, A. (author), Pisano, F. (author)
The modelling and simulation of cyclic sand ratcheting is tackled by means of a plasticity model formulated within the well-known critical state, bounding surface SANISAND framework. For this purpose, a third locus – termed the ‘memory surface’ – is cast into the constitutive formulation, so as to phenomenologically capture micro-mechanical,...
journal article 2018
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