CIE4130 - Probabilistic Design and Risk Management

CIE5314 - Flood Defences

CIE5060 - MSc Graduation Thesis (in the field of hydraulic structures and flood risk)

Guest lectures for other courses on hydraulic engineering, risk management. Lecturer in several post-academic courses (PAO)

MSc students

All these reports can be downloaded from the repository from the TU Delft library site.

1.  B. Frieser (2003) Probabilistic Evacuation Decision Model for River Floods in the Netherlands
2.  W. vd Wiel (2003) Probabilistic risk assessment of a system of dike ring areas
3.  W. ter Horst (2005) The safety of dike ring areas during flood waves
4.  E. de Bruine (2006) Compartimentalization of South Holland for flooding
5.  D. van den Hengel (2006) Slachtoffers bij overstromingen – analyse van een slachtoffermodel aan de hand van de Watersnoodramp 195en overstromingssimulaties.
6.  E. Klaver (2006) Probabilistic analysis of typhoon induced hydraulic boundary conditions for Suo-nada Bay
7.  B. Maaskant (2007)  Research on the relationship between flood characteristics and fatalities – based on the flooding of New Orleans caused by hurricane Katrina
8.  M. Aalberts (2008) The cost effectiveness of compartmentation of the Orleans Metro Bowl.
9.  J. Kuilboer (2009) Improved disaster management with use of Statistics Netherlands data
10. J.P. Verschuure (2009) Possibilities for an engineering consultant as a project developer and investor – a probabilistic approach to and valuation of flexibility of a fully automatic car park
11. L. Mooyaart (2009) De energiepolder – haalbaarheidsstudie naar een getijdecentrale langs de Westerschelde
12. S. Bakker (2010) Uncertainty analysis of the mud infill prediction of the Olokola LNG approach channel
13. R. de Jong (2010) Beheersen van extreme waterstanden in het IJsselmeer
14. F. Hoss (2010) A comprehensive assessment of multilayered safety (meerlaagsveiligheid) in flood risk management
15. M. Geldenhuys (2011) Coastal adaptation to climate change: a case study in Durban, South Africa.
16. M. Zethof (2011) Risk-based control of salt water intrusion for the Rhine-Meuse Estuary
17. A. Miller (2011) Risk to life due to flooding in post-Katrina New Orleans
18. D. Wagenaar (2012) The significance of flood duration for flood damage assessment
19. S. den Hengst (2012) The deltadike concept and the effectiveness of various dike reinforcement alternatives
20. W. Leeuwdrent (2012) Decision alternatives for the safety of the Eastern Scheldt – will it be cost-effective to remove the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier in case of sea level rise?
21. K. Lendering (2012) Polder terminal – risk-based design
22. T. van Zwieteren (2013) Spatial variation in dike safety management for uplist
23. R. Pijpers (2013) Vulnerability of Structural Transitions in Flood Defences Erosion of Grass Covers due to Wave Overtopping
24. B. van Tongeren (2013)  Salt Intrusion Prevention in Locks: Designing a Movable Sill in the Existing Krammer Commercial Navigation Lock
25. J. Vilier (2013) Assessment of the Costs of Business Interruption caused by Large-scale Floods
26. N. Benhaddou (2013) Invloed van getijdewerking op de stabiliteit van de Vlaketunnel
27. R. Imambaks (2013) Energy Storage: It’s inevitable, Gravity Power: A preliminary feasibility study
28. A. Trahan (2013)  Effects of seaonality on the estimation of environmental extremes
29. J. van Mechelen (2013) Multifunctional flood defences, Reliability analysis of the structure inside the dike
30. D. Schonfeld (2013) Fatigue of steel locks
31. J. Pablo Lopez Gumucio (2013) Design of Quay Walls using the Finite Element Method - The importance of relieving structures in quay walls
32. T. van Erp (2013) Influence and applicability of the Eurocode for locks that are part of the flood defence system
33. I.Oujamaa (2013) Evaluation of the usability of a rapid flood model
34. W.J. Klerk (2013) Load interdependencies of flood defences - A new methodology for incorporating load interdependencies in flood risk analysis of lowland rivers
35. M. Welsink (2013) Adaptation of the hollandsche ijssel storm surge barrier
36. K.  Stoeten (2013) Hurricane surge risk reduction for Galveston Bay
37. S. Maan (2013) Protecting nieuwpoort against floods
38. M. van Breukelen (2013)  Improvement and scale enlargement of the inflatable rubber barrier concept. A case study applicable to the Bolivar Roads barrier, Texas, USA
39. Bischiniotis, K. (2013) Cost optimal river dike design using probabilistic methods
40. R. Kishoen Misier (2013) Interaction between an asphaltrevetment and the sand subsoil under wave attacks
41. Sedaghat (2013) Gravity Power Module
42. J.G. Bergsma (2013) Immersed Tunnels in Subarctic Conditions
43. Galema (2013) Design of quay walls using finite element analysis
44. P. de Vries (2014) the Bolivar Roads Storm Surge barrier, a conceptual design of the environmental section
45. P. Landa (2014) Wave Overtopping Resilient 'Afsluitdijk': Design Procedures for Landward Slope Erosion Stability during Large Overtopping Volume Events
46. R. Slijk (2014) Standardization in river locks
47. B Kibrit (2014) Pumped hydropower storage in the Netherlands. A study at large-scale energy storage and the transformation of the Slufter from a silt depot to a pumped hydro-electricity storage system
48. T. van Manen (2014) An adaptive pumping station at the Afsluitdijk
49. H. Smaling (2014)  Hydrodynamic loading on the shaft of a gravity based offshore wind turbine
50. I. Karimi (2014)  The Conceptual Design of the Bolivar Roads Navigational Surge Barrier. PDEng thesis
51. M. J. Ruiz Fuentes (2014) Storm surge barrier tokyo bay analysis on a system level and conceptual design
52. M. Kruis (2014) Structural Analysis of Polyurethane Bonded Aggregate on Block Revetments
53. C. van Heemst (2014) Stability of a crown wall on a breakwater
54. J.S.W. Pawirokromo  (2014) Design of a flood proof storage tank
55. K. Tian (2014) Tokyo Bay storm surge barrier: A conceptual design of the moveable barrier
56. T.S. Albers (2014) Emergency closure of dike breaches: The effect and applicability of emergency measures
57. E.C. van Berchum (2014) Pumped Hydro Storage: Pressure Cavern
58. P.S.P. van Loon (2014) A cost optimal design of a sea dike: Using probabilistic methods and flexibility in the distribution of the total failure probability over the various failure mechanisms
59. K. van der Valk (2014) Life Cycle Costs: a comparison between inflatable and traditional barriers
60. R.A. Lievens (2014) Process data analysis: Using a Bayesian Network approach to model processes in the Marine Contracting practice
61. A. Zorgdrager (2014) Feasibility study on the application of fiber-reinforced polymers in large lock gates
62. S.D. Woudstra (2014) Design and feasibility study for the application of an inflatable rubber structure in a navigation lock
63. J. Smulders (2014) Dynamic Assessment of the Bolivar Roads Navigational Barge Gate Barrier
64. K. Bishiniotis (2014) The optimal dike
65. C. Siverd (2014) New York, design of multi functional flood protection
66. Y. Li (2015) Protection of Shanghai from Flooding: 'Open or closable navigational section?’
67. M. Danad (2015) The reuse of caissons in the Port of Rotterdam
68. R.W. Bijlard, Strength of the grass sod on dikes during wave overtopping
69. C.J.W. Habets (2015) Performance-based seismic analysis of an anchored sheet pile quay wall
70. M. Verduijn (2015) Future of weir Linne
71. J. de Greef (2015) Interaction between flood defences and pipelines subject to induced earthquake loads in Groningen
72. M.H. Schlepers (2015) A conceptual design of the Houston Ship Channel Barrier
73. M. de Kloet (2015) Tidal Wave Energy Converter
74. T. van der Aart (2015) A future proof Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier
75. K.K.M. Ko (2015) Realising a floating city
76. M.L. Taccari (2015) Study upon the possible influence of animal burrows on the failure of the levee of San Matteo along the Secchia river
77. E. Winde (2015) Modelling of dikes under earthquakes
78. R. de Boer (2015) Building with Nature solutions Houston Galveston Bay
79. M.A. Azikçi (2015) Numerical analysis of the Forchheimer coefficients and the maximum pressures for a dike with impermeable core and permeable Elastocoast layer
80. T.R. Weeda (2015) Feasibility study of lowering the Beneluxtunnel
81. S.D. Dijkstra (2015) Zakkende grond op ankers
82. K. Rippi (2015) Structural reliability analysis of a dike with a sheet pile wall: Coupling Reliability methods with Finite Elements
83. S. van Rossum (2015) Road toward a standardized lock gate: Design of a concrete modular rolling arc gate
84. P. Oosterloo (2015) A method to calculate the probability of dike failure due to wave overtopping, including the infragravity waves and morphological changes
85. J. Rip (2015) Probabilistic downtime analysis for complex marine projects: A state-of-the-art model based on Markov theory to generate binary workability sequences for sequential operations
86. I. Schrijver (2016) Reliability of flexible dolphins: Determination of the partial safety factors for parameters in flexible dolphin design
87. T.F.A. van Eijk (2016) Gravity Based Foundation: Scour and design optimisation 
88. O. Tieleman (2016) The dynamic behaviour of pump gates in the Afsluitdijk: Application of semi-analytical fluid-structure interaction models
89. G.J. Vos (2016) Decision Support Method for the Initial Selection of a Breakwater Alternative in Dutch Inland Waterway
90. J.C. Roest (2016) Chicago Fish Barrier: The design of a fish free passage for vessels between the Mississippi and the Great Lakes
91. Y. Jongerius (2016) Reliability of a dike influenced by a building: Development of a probabilistic method for slope stability of a dike containing a building inside the soil profile
92. J. Kentrop (2016) Design and reliability evaluation of a glass flood defence
93. F. de Haan (2016) Dynamic loading of existing quay structures by induced earthquakes
94. P.S. Everts (2016) Probabilistic Design of a Rubble Mound Breakwater
95. S.G. Dorrepaal (2016) Closure of the New Waterway: An adaptive and innovative design for a navigation lock in Rotterdam
96. C.T.J.D.M. Steenbergen (2016) Optimization sheet pile wall test: 'Project Overstijgende Verkenning Macrostabiliteit'
97. W.A. van Elsäcker (2016) Evaluation of seismic induced liquefaction and related effects on dynamic behaviour of anchored quay walls
98. Z. Wang (2016) Reliability Analysis for the Flood Defence System along the Huangpu River, Shanghai
99. N.Okumura (2016) Evaluation of a tsunami risk-reduction system for Kamakura, Japan
100. A.R. Gerritse (2016) Load principles for drive mechanisms of Miter gates: Assessing suitablitliy of current codes and guidelines for drive mechanisms
101. H.Y. Suh Heo (2016) Wave-induced stem breakage in a vegetated foreshore and its implication on probability of flooding
102. K.Z. Bekarlar (2016) Steel–Concrete–Steel Sandwich Immersed Tunnels For Large Spans
103. E. Plomp-van der Sar (2016) Probabilistic design of the Land Barrier on the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas
104. D.A.A.N. Vermeij (2016) Flood risk reduction interventions for the New York City subway system: A research on the impact of storm surge and sea level rise on the safety against flooding in urban delta's
105. M. Hendriks (2016) Local Hydroelectric Energy Storage: A feasibility study about a small scale energy storage system combining hydropower, gravity power, spring power and air pressure
106. J. Winkel (2016) Large diameter dolphin piles: The effect of the inner soil on their local buckling resistance
107. B.P.M. Horsten (2016) Design Study of a Flexible-Membrane Tsunami Barrier Concept
108. P.W.M. Heemskerk (2016) Technical feasibility of the Tilting Lock: Structural and morphological analysis of the trench required for the Tilting Lock in a case study at the Haringvliet bridge
109. P.A. Korswagen Eguren (2016) Structural Damage to Masonry Housing due to Earthquake-Flood Multi-Hazards\
110. E.H.F. Vossenaar (2017) The effects of induced earthquakes on the breakwaters in Groningen
111. C.J. van Zaal (2017) Eco-friendly closure of tidal river systems: a case study on the Hollandsche IJssel
112. L. Veerhuis (2017) Decision making in the case of a flood threat
113. A. Couasnon (2017) Application of a Bayesian Network model to estimate extreme river discharges for the Mississippi basin and its potential application for New Orleans
114. J. Simanjuntak (2017) Impact on land subsidence to bored tunnel in Jakarta
115. J. Jawid (2017) Transport and immersion process Fehmarnbelt tunnel
116. D. Cornelissen (2017) Robustness quantification for navigation locks that are part of the primary flood defense: A study into the effect of increasing the reliability requirement of structural elements on the robustness of the structural system
117. N. van der Zee (2017) The local influence of a house on the inner slope stability
118. N. Van Oorschot( 2017) Deformable and energy absorbing protection against ship collision
119. B. Edmondson (2017) Collision Resistance of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Lock Gates: A study of the behaviour and damage during collision
120. P. Teengs (2017) Analysis of a rolling FRP lock gate: + stability during movement
121. R. Winter (2017) Feasibility Study: FRP Jetties: Investigating the Technical- and Economic Feasibility and Sustainability Aspects of Fiber-reinforced Plastic Jetties
122. L. de Vilder (2017) Offshore pumped hydropower storage: Technical feasibility study on a large energy storage facility on the Dogger Bank
123. W. Bruijn (2017) Probabilistic downtime analysis for complex marine projects: Development of a modular Markov model that generates binary workability sequences for sequential marine operations
124. J. Veldhuizen (2017) Flow-Induced Vibrations of Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Hydraulic Gates
125. L. Feihong (2017) Analyzing the influence of compound events on flooding in the downstream reach of the Houston Ship Channel
126. M. Godfroij (2017) Quantifying Wave Attenuation by Nature-based Solutions in the Galveston Bay
127. N. Reza (2017) Research into pile toe failure in Amazonehaven
128. M. van Montfoort (2018) Safety assessment method for macro-stability of dikes with high foreshores
129. M. van Saase (2018) The conceptual design of a Tidal Power Plant in the Brouwersdam
130. R. van Montfort (2018) Insufficiency of immersion joints in existing immersed tunnels: Case study on functioning of Gina-seal and Omega-seal in the Kil Tunnel
131. S. Butter (2018) Engineering Critical Assessment for girth welds in reeled pipeline: Development of a probabilistic methodology
132. G. van Rinsum (2018) Grass revetment reinforcements: A study into the effectiveness of measures applied during critical conditions.
133. M. Stam (2018) Reliability of willows for wave load reduction on river dikes: Design and maintenance principles for willow vegetation based on the quantified natural and knowledge uncertainties
134. L. de Vito (2018) The future cruise terminal in the port of Rotterdam
135. C. Heuberger (2018) Assessment of the dynamic response of a floating pontoon bridge with a fiber reinforced polymer superstructure
136. B. van Maris (2018) Wave loads on vertical walls: Validation of design methods for non-breaking waves of bimodal spectra
137. K. Oudenbroek (2018) Experimental research on hydrodynamic failure of river bridges on spread footings
138. K. van Reenen (2018) Een aanpasbaar afvoercomplex in de Nieuwe Waterweg
139. H. van Oorschot (2018) Stability of rock-based emergency measures based on the Grave Weir calamity
140. L. Torres Dueñas (2018) Flood Risk Assessment of the Clear Creek Watershed considering compound events
141. N. den Adel (2018) Load testing of a quay wall: Evaluating the use of load testing by application of Bayesian updating
142. J. Tuin (2018) Optimal construction and transportation method for gravity based foundations for offshore wind farms on commercial scale: Application of a new developed design method
143. G. Torres Alves (2018)  Reliability Analysis of the Nezahualcoyotl Dike in the Aztec City of Tenochtitlan
144. H. de Jong (2018) Optimizing closure works: A case study on the Kalpasar closure dam
145. B. Dudink (2018) A parametric decision model for navigational lock components: With the Prinses Marijkesluizen as case study
146. S. Sellés Valls (2018) Climate Change Impact Assessment on Ports: Overview and Gap Analysis
147. M. Levinson (2018) Standardization of Mitre Gates: Standardizing steel mitre gates within existing navigation locks in the Netherlands
148. N. van den Berg (2018) Spatial integration of dike reinforcements: Development of a method that compares the spatial influence of design alternatives
149. P. Sanchez Gomez (2018) Risk-based Optimization of Reservoir Emergency Operations
150. T. van der Wel (2018) Reliability based Assessment of Quay Walls
151. J. Ouazzani (2018) Submerged floating tunnel
152. D. Fiolet (2019) Assessment of a storm surge barrier: A probabilistic fragility-based framework for the assessment of complex hydraulic structures
153. I. Aranguren Rojas (2019) Quantitative Flood Risk Analysis of Road Infrastructures
154. M. Teeuwen (2019) Damage to Masonry Houses due to a Riverine Dyke Breach: A hydraulic and structural approach
155. L. Bakker (2019) Design of a joint for floating tunnels
156. Y. Mao (2019) Wave impacts on vertical coastal structures with overhangs
157. R. Wesstein (2019) Cost comparison of the different safety classes for quay wall design
158. R. Vorderegger (2019) Optimization of gate design in the Afsluitdijk based on dynamic wave impact
159. B. van Olst (2019) Conceptual parametric design tool for navigation locks or weirs
160. C. Zhang (2019) Overtopping hazard reduction at Churchill Barriers, Scotland
161. A. Kemper (2019) Towards Risk-based Prioritisation of Primary Navigation Locks
162. L. Rodriguiz Galvez (2019) Dune Based Alternative to Coastal Spine Land Barrier in Galveston Bay
163. S. de Jong (2019) Local buckling of combi-wall tubular piles connected to rigid floor slabs
164. N. Overkamp (2019) Modelling a gravitational launch of gravity based foundations for offshore wind turbines
165. B. Verbeek (2019) Modelling dike breach formation
166. J. Jansen (2019) Ship collision on temporary structures
167. R. Ansorena Ruiz (2020) Conceptual design of the Valmeer's pump storage station of the DELTA2plan
168. F. Leferink (2020) Research into the application of undrained analysis with critical state soil mechanics approach for the design of a quay wall
169. W. van Klaveren (2020) Backward erosion piping: Experiments on erosion and progression rate
170. P. Dannenberg (2020) Evacuation in flood threat scenarios
171. R. van der Vaart (2020) Water Entrance Kinderdijk
172. A. Brussee (2020) Improving flood fatality risk assessment for river flooding in the Netherlands
173. V. van Delft (2020) Global buckling mechanism of sheet piles
174. L. Swaalf (2020) Reliability of Submerged floating tunnels
175. P. van de Stroet (2020) Dike stabilisation under uplift conditions using stabilisation columns
176. C. van Marrewijk (2020) Form Finding for a Submerged Floating Tunnel
177. B. Stikvoort (2020) Ship collision on inflatable weirs
178. D. Huijsman (2020) Adaptation of marine locks against sea level rise
179. D. Demmerer (2020) Shear Capacity of Large Structural Elements
180. M. van der Velden (2020) Nature-based bank design for the east side of Buiteneiland, IJburg, Amsterdam
181. A de Jong (2020) Re-use of immersed tunnels: An innovative method for recovering, regenerating and reusing immersed tunnels by temporarily re-floating
182. R. van Poelgeest (2020) Effecten van lage waterstanden door droogte op de stabiliteit van sluizen
183. M. Linsen (2020) Testing BRIGAID methods and innovations in Delfland’s flood defence practice
184. A. Rijnink (2020) The cantilever rolling gate: A rolling gate for a maritime navigation lock without mechanical parts under water
185. M. James (2021) Throgs Neck Storm Surge Barrier New York
186. H. Bruins Slot (2021) Enhancing reliability of dikes, an approach for assessing benefits of pore pressure monitoring and pressure relief wells in spatially variable soils
187. M. Tonis (2021) Designing Efficient Renewable Energy Portfolios: A Dutch Case Study Including Dynamic Tidal Power: A Novel Application of the Modern Portfolio Theory
188. L. Rowbottom (2021) Assessing and extending the lifetime of port structures under a changing climate
189. T. Vrinds (2021) Adaptive design of flood defence systems: Incorporating adaptive design methods to cope with sea level rise uncertainty in a system-to-structure approach in the Rhine-Meuse estuary
190. R. de Koning (2021) Effectiveness of Mangroves in Flood Risk Reduction
191. H. Vader (2021) Assessing the remaining life of the Hollandsche IJssel storm surge barrier
192. T. Krijger (2021) Global mapping of nature based flood risk reduction solutions: A global study on the costs and benefits of nature based solutions compared to conventional hard solutions
193. J. Schlumberger (2021) Developing a framework for the assessment of current and future flood risk in Venice, Italy
194. D. Willems (2021) System-based replacement of hydraulic structures: A study to replace the weirs in the river Meuse
195. O. Ophof (2021) Modelling interactions between quay walls and utility lines: In the inner-city of Amsterdam
196. M. Prins (2021) Revision of the calibration equation for a river dike on macro stability
197. J. Borghans (2021) Haalbaarheidsstudie naar concept bascule roldeur
198. H. Nota (2022) Financial feasibility of large-scale adaptation strategies for future SLR in northern Europe: NEED vs dike reinforcement
199. V. Jilesen (2022) Developing a method to include flood defenses explicitly in flood hazard maps based on limited available information.
200. S. Vysasa (2022) Improving the reliability of the Maeslant barrier in the Delta21 configuration

Involvement in the work of guest researchers and Msc students at other universities

P. Risher (MSc student Unesco IHE) (2009) Human Storm Surge Vulnerability in Bangladesh - Risk Factors for Mortality

F. Kranen (MSc student RU Groningen) (2010) Flood Risk Management Strategies for Delta Regions Balancing resistance and resilience in unique contexts

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