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09 April 2019
Student project opportunity: modelling dike failure using DIANA Finte element software
The company Diana FEA BV is looking for students to model a dike failure using DIANA Finite Element software. This project could be suitable for an internship, additional thesis or master thesis project. As part of the project, there are opportunities to have your participation in a benchmark workshop in Milano(Sept 2019) funded.
09 April 2019
Rijkswaterstaat and TU Delft are collaborating to investigate how the sandy Houtribdijk shores behave
Together with TU Delft, Rijkswaterstaat is starting a monitoring program along the new sandy banks of the Houtribdijk. During 2 years the waves, currents and sand displacement at the sloping banks of the IJsselmeer and Markermeer will be measured.
22 March 2019
Building with Nature: Common cordgrass and grassweed help dikes
Vegetated foreshores can strongly reduce wave loads on coastal dikes, meaning these dikes may not have to be built so high. On Wednesday 27 March, Vincent Vuik will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft for his work on this subject.