Development and Testing of Water-Filled Tube Systems for Flood Protection Measures

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This paper provides information on mobile flood protection systems in general and on water-filled tube systems for flood control in particular. Results of field tests and laboratory tests of prototypes developed in the research project HWS-MOBILE are described and recommendations for the use of water-filled tube systems are given.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSTRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2011 : V International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures
EditorsE. Onate, B. Kröplin, K.-U. Bletzinger
Number of pages11
Place of PublicationBarcelona
PublisherInternational Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)
Publication date12.2011
ISBN (Print)978-84-89925-58-8
Publication statusPublished - 12.2011
Event5. Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures - Structural Membranes 2011 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 05.10.201107.10.2011
Conference number: 5

    Research areas

  • Environmental planning - Buoyancy, Emergency system, Field tests, Flood control, Laboratory tests, Water-filled structure