Case Study: Lekdijk (Vianen, Utrecht): Optimum levee width considering piping erosion

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Abstract

Based on the materials that are present in the flood defense, the resistance to failure mechanisms also changes as the deterioration rates change. In that sense, the optimum size of flood defenses can be better determined if the inherent uncertainty associated with the materials is reduced.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegral Design of Multifunctional Flood Defenses
Subtitle of host publicationMultidisciplinary Approaches and Examples
EditorsBaukje Kothuis, Matthijs Kok
PublisherDelft University Publishers
Pages42-43
ISBN (Print)978-94-6186-808-4
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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