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Record nummer 1936188
Titel artikel Fault tree analysis for urban flooding
Auteur(s) Ten Veldhuis, J.A.E. ; Clemens, F.H.L.R. ; Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. van
Tijdschrifttitel Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research
Deel(Jaar)Nummer 59(2009)8
Paginering 1621 - 1629
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Trefwoorden (cab) hoogwaterbeheersing / natuurrampen / overstromingen / veiligheid / fouten / hydrodynamica / neerslag / modellen / stedelijke gebieden / risicobeheersing / noord-holland
Rubrieken Rampenstudies (algemeen) / Waterbeheer (algemeen)
Publicatie type Artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Traditional methods to evaluate flood risk generally focus on heavy storm events as the principal cause of flooding. Conversely, fault tree analysis is a technique that aims at modelling all potential causes of flooding. It quantifies both overall flood probability and relative contributions of individual causes of flooding. This paper presents a fault model for urban flooding and an application to the case of Haarlem, a city of 147,000 inhabitants. Data from a complaint register, rainfall gauges and hydrodynamic model calculations are used to quantify probabilities of basic events in the fault tree.
Betrokken instanties Technische Universiteit Delft, Faculteit der Civiele Techniek en Geowetenschappen, Afdeling Watermanagement
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