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new geotechnical software

Rijkswaterstaat has launched new geotechnical software for slope stability on November 28th This was developed together with Deltares and our dike reinforcement program HWBP (The Slope Stability Project / POV Macrostabiliteit). Raymond van der Meij from Deltares was the main driving force behind the development. Meindert Van was one of the initiators. We have merged …

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Research in the Netherlands for Flood Defenses

May, 24th, 2018 Robert Slomp, Robert.slomp@rws.nl Marcel Bottema, Introduction In the newsletter we have given an abstract of the relevant research for Flood Defenses. The present overview covers the research in somewhat more detail. First some general principles are highlighted: Flood-defense research is polydisciplinary, including several scientific disciplines relating to various loads and strength aspects …

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