4.1.2 Flood Defences

Course week(s) Week 4
Course subject(s) Interventions

In the video below you will learn about Flood defences from Bas Jonkman.

Readings Flood Defences

Below lecture notes are provided as reading material on Flood Defences. After studying this document and following the relevant modules of the online course, you can indicate:

  • What the different types of flood defences are;
  • How the framework for safety of flood defences in the Netherlands is functioning;
  • What the most important failure mechanisms and design aspects of dikes are;
  • How the design elevation of a dike is determined.
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