HYDRAULIC ASPECTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE EASTERN SCHELDT STORM SURGE BARRIER

Jan Konter, Leo Klatter

Abstract


The paper gives an overview of the results of the evaluation studies of the hydraulic aspects of the construction of the Eastern Scheldt Storm Surge Barrier. Subjects discussed are: methods used, design filosophy, results of flow modelling, stability of rubble stone structures, local scour and morphology.

Keywords


surge barrier; Eastern Scheldt barrier; hydraulic analysis; barrier construction

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