New model predicts the safety of Amsterdam's quaysides

Isabelle Snaauw 18-02-2023
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The quays in Amsterdam were sometimes built 300 years ago, often on wooden piles. All these quaysides must be well-maintained to remain safe in today's increasingly busy cities.

But which ones should take priority? And which quaysides are still in good condition? Research by AMS Institute and TU Delft, conducted in collaboration with the City of Amsterdam, has resulted in a new model that provides insight into the construction, load, and failure of Amsterdam's quaysides. Mart-Jan Hemel defended his thesis on this at TU Delft on November 30.

Read the full article on the website of AMS Institute




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