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Michel A.J. de Nijs

Michel A.J. de Nijs

Michel earned his BSc and MSc degrees in Civil Engineering (Cum Laude) and PhD degree in estuarine oceanography from Delft University of Technology. As a team leader Dredging Research & Development at Van Oord, he provides expertise in dredging projects with emphasis on fluid mechanical, geotechnical, geomechanical and mechanical aspects related to new build/modification of equipment, working strategies, automation and dredging construction project support.

Articles By Michel A.J. de Nijs

1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper
1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper

A one-dimensionalhorizontal modelling tool which accurately predicts the overflow of sediments and bed layer distribution inside the hopper of a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger is introduced.

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