The Sinking of the Amsterdam Metro
Subway construction was not practical in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, until this new placement technique. Most of the buildings in Amsterdam rest on old, untreated wooden piles that would...

Reducing Negative Friction with Bitumen Slip Layers
Negative friction exerted by settling soil layers on foundation elements such as bearing piles can be considerably reduced by providing the elements with a 0.4-in.- (10-mm)-thick layer...

Large Area Wave-Load Meter
For prototype measurements to be done on the Haringvliet sluices (Netherlands) a wave-load meter for measuring wave impacts was made and tested. This meter, consisting of a large pressure...

Legislation on Water Pollution in the Netherlands
In The Netherlands, an industrialized country with about 12,500,000 inhabitants, the future water supply is a matter of great anxiety, owing to the irregular water delivery by the rivers...

Dynamic Testing of Pavements
Each time vehicle passes over pavement, surface is deflected and rebounds, creating strain conditions for 0.01 to 0.1 sec; methods used in Netherlands for simulating and studying such...

Ground Water Flow in the Netherlands Coastal Dunes
A mathematical analysis of the ground water conditions in that portion of the Netherlands coastal dunes which furnish a water supply to Amsterdam is presented. The problem is treated two-dimensionally...

Hydraulic Investigations for the Delta Project
Field observations, office computations, and model studies made in connection with hydraulics of Delta protection and reclamation project in Netherlands; studies include investigations...

SED Research Report No. 16: Refuge Composting Experience in the Netherlands
Netherlands has successfully developed large scale municipal refuse composting through V.A.M. Co, government financed agency; essential research to reduce cost of compost processing and...

Natural Waterways: A Review of the Development of Natural Waterways in the Netherlands
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The Enlargement and Improvement of the North Sea Canal of Holland (Amsterdam Ship Canal)
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