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Dan, Sebastian (author), Altomare, Corrado (author), Suzuki, T. (author), Spiesschaert, Tim (author), Verwaest, Toon (author)
Physical model experiments were conducted in a wave tank at Flanders Hydraulics Research, Antwerp, Belgium, to characterize the wave overtopping and impact force on vertical quay walls and sloping sea dike (1:2.5) under very oblique wave attack (angle between 45° and 80°). This study was triggered by the scarce scientific literature on the...
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Esteban, Miguel (author), Roubos, Jochem Jan (author), Iimura, Kotaro (author), Salet, Jorrit Thomas (author), Hofland, B. (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Ishii, Hidenori (author), Hamano, Go (author), Takabatake, Tomoyuki (author), Shibayama, Tomoya (author)
The accurate modelling of overtopping of coastal defences by tsunami waves is of vital importance for the formulation of disaster management strategies. To improve knowledge of this phenomena the authors conducted experiments on coastal structure overtopping using bores that were generated by a dam-break mechanism. Three types of structures...
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Altomare, Corrado (author), Gironella, Xavi (author), Suzuki, T. (author), Viccione, Giacomo (author), Saponieri, Alessandra (author)
Design criteria for coastal defenses exposed to wave overtopping are usually assessed by mean overtopping discharges and maximum individual overtopping volumes. However, it is often difficult to give clear and precise limits of tolerable overtopping for all kinds of layouts. A few studies analyzed the relationship between wave overtopping...
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Suzuki, T. (author), Altomare, Corrado (author), Yasuda, Tomohiro (author), Verwaest, Toon (author)
Due to ongoing climate change, overtopping risk is increasing. In order to have effective countermeasures, it is useful to understand overtopping processes in details. In this study overtopping flow on a dike with gentle and shallow foreshores are investigated using a non-hydrostatic wave-flow model, SWASH (an acronym of Simulating WAves till...
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Nguyen, H. (author), Hofland, B. (author), Chinh, Vu Dan (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The spectral wave period T<sub>m-1,0</sub> at the toe of sea-dikes is a crucial parameter to predict wave overtopping discharge over sea-dikes. It is known from literature that this period quickly increases when waves reach shallow foreshores; however, sometimes the assumption is made that the wave period remains constant from offshore to...
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Ponsioen, Luc (author), van Damme, M. (author), Hofland, B. (author), Peeters, Patrik (author)
A high quality safety assessment of levee systems requires a good prediction of when the grass cover of levees fail. Current methods relate the onset of failure to the peak in momentum or energy of the flow, instead of the peak in momentum transfer or energy transfer to the grass cover. The critical velocity necessary in the current methods...
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Streicher, Maximilian (author), Kortenhaus, Andreas (author), Marinov, Krasimir (author), Hirt, Matthias (author), Hughes, Steven (author), Hofland, B. (author), Scheres, Babette (author), Schüttrumpf, Holger (author)
Short duration bores in the coastal zone are generated by wave breaking in shallow water and mild foreshore conditions. In storm weather situations and for sea level rise scenarios, these bores approach the dike and interact with previously overtopped or reflected bores. Combined laser scanner and video measurements were used to study the...
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Oosterlo, P. (author), Hofland, B. (author), van der Meer, J.W. (author), Overduin, Maarten (author), Steendam, Gosse Jan (author), Nieuwenhuis, Jan-Willem (author), van Vledder, G.P. (author), Steetzel, Henk (author), Reneerkens, Michiel (author)
abstract 2019
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Verhagen, H.J. (author)
In this paper, protection options for a high-value, industrial area along the coast of West Bengal (India) are investigated. The options are designed to protect against cyclone surges with a probability of 1/100 per year. Two alternatives are compared, a classical solution of a dike with a revetment and a solution with a mangrove belt in...
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Oosterlo, P. (author), Hofland, B. (author), van der Meer, J.W. (author), Overduin, Maarten (author), Steendam, Gosse Jan (author), Nieuwenhuis, Jan-Willem (author), van Vledder, G.P. (author), Steetzel, Henk (author), Reneerkens, Michiel (author)
Wave overtopping is commonly measured using overtopping tanks. In this paper, an alternative system is developed by using two laser scanners. It measures wave run-up, as well as layer thicknesses and front velocities, both during normally and obliquely incident waves on a dike in the field. The paper considers the first field validation tests...
conference paper 2019
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Vuik, V. (author), van Vuren, S. (author), Borsje, Bas W. (author), van Wesenbeeck, B.K. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Vegetated foreshores adjacent to engineered structures (so-called hybrid flood defenses), are considered to have high potential in reducing flood risk, even in the face of sea level rise and increasing storminess. However, foreshores such as salt marshes and mangrove forests are generally characterized by relatively strong temporal and...
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Bomers, A. (author), Aguilar Lopez, J.P. (author), Warmink, JJ (author), Hulscher, Suzanne J.M.H. (author)
Structures integrated in a grass-covered dike may increase erosion development. Currently, safety assessment methods for flood defences are only applicable for a conventional grass-covered dike and the effects of structures on dike cover erosion are poorly understood. Since many dikes have a road on top, it is important to study the effect of...
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Esteban, Miguel (author), Takabatake, Tomoyuki (author), Glasbergen, Toni (author), Hofland, B. (author), Nishida, Yuta (author), Nishiazaki, Shinsaku (author), Stolle, Jacob (author), Nistor, Ioan (author), Takagi, Hiroshi (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Shibayama, Tomoya (author)
In the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Japanese tsunami protection philosophy now dictates that coastal defences should prevent the land that they protect from being flooded under a Level 1 event (with a return period in the order of about 100 years). To ascertain the overtopping mechanism and leeward inundation heights of...
conference paper 2018
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Oosterlo, P. (author), McCall, R.T. (author), Vuik, V. (author), Hofland, B. (author), van der Meer, J.W. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Shallow foreshores in front of coastal dikes can reduce the probability of dike failure due to wave overtopping. A probabilistic model framework is presented, which is capable of including complex hydrodynamics like infragravity waves, and morphological changes of a sandy foreshore during severe storms in the calculations of the probability of...
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Salauddin, M (author), Broere, A. (author), van der Meer, J.W. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Bijl, E (author)
Single layer concrete armor systems are being widely used nowadays in the design of rubble mound breakwaters. Recently, a new concrete armor unit has been developed and applied as single layer armor system in the repair works of one damaged breakwater at Al Fujeirah, UAE. It has a symmetrical shape, in contrast to most other units. Modern...
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Esteban, Miguel (author), Glasbergen, Toni (author), Takabatake, Tomoyuki (author), Hofland, B. (author), Nishizaki, Shinsaku (author), Nishida, Yuta (author), Stolle, Jacob (author), Nistor, Ioan (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Takagi, Hiroshi (author), Shibayama, Tomoya (author)
Following the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japanese tsunami protection guidelines stipulate that coastal defences should ensure that settlements are shielded from the coastal inundation that would result from Level 1 tsunami events (with return periods in the order of about 100 years). However, the overtopping mechanism and leeward...
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Vuik, V. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), Borsje, B. W. (author), Suzuki, T. (author)
This paper analyses the effect of vegetation on wave damping under severe storm conditions, based on a combination of field measurements and numerical modelling. The field measurements of wave attenuation by vegetation were performed on two salt marshes with two representative but contrasting coastal wetland vegetation types: cordgrass ...
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van Damme, M. (author)
A process based assessment of the probability of failure of a flood embankment, as well as an assessment of the consequences of failure of an embankment require insights into the stresses on the landside slope of an embankment. These assessments are hindered by the empirical nature of the wave overtopping parameters. Failure initiation is often...
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Le, H.T. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author)
Grass covers have been applied as an effective measure for protecting river levees and sea dikes. We conducted experiments to show how roots considerably improve the shear strength of soil on dike slopes. Roots of 1-year-old Bermuda and Carpet grass may increase the total shear strength of up to 20 kPa. Exposed to severe overtopping flow, dike...
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Salauddin, M. (author), Broere, A. (author), Van der Meer, J.W. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Bijl, E. (author)
A new and symmetrical single layer armour unit, the crablock, has been designed in the UAE. One breakwater was reconstructed with crablock, but very limited testing had been performed. Just to become more acquainted with this new unit, pre-competitive research at a university has been performed, which is the subject of this paper. Being a new...
conference paper 2015
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