Graduation of Joost Remmers

24 October 2018 15:00 - Location: Room 2.99, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences - By: Webmaster Hydraulic Engineering

"Suction bucket jackets for offshore wind: a reliability based analysis of geotechnical installation design" | Professor of graduation: prof. dr. Gavin, supervisors: dr. F. Pisano (TU Delft), dr. C. Reale (TU Delft), B. Nekeman (GeoSea/DEME Group), Sylvie Raymackers (GeoSea/DEME Group)

Using a reliability-based design approach the impact of geotechnical uncertainties on the outcomes of design for geotechnical installation of suction bucket jackets was assessed. This is done according to a consistent framework in which parametric and model uncertainties are quantified according to leading probabilistic methods. These quantified uncertainties are integrated in the design computations which lead to a method for assessing both feasibility as well as model sensitivity. Findings on both suction bucket jacket geotechnical installation design as well as the application of reliability-based design methods in practice are presented.