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CEDA Dredging Technology Webinars
#1:The working principle of the Cutter Suction Dredge

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Date: 12 May 2016
Time:
14:00-15:00 hrs (CEST)
Presenter:
Prof. Dr. ir. Cees van Rhee
Level: Foundation (see below)

Registration

Attendance to this CEDA webinar is free of charge, registration however, is required. REGISTER HERE 
After registering, you will receive confirmation via e-mail from Edward Melger containing information about joining the webinar.

Summary

This webinar is the 1st in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. After a brief introduction to the Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD), participants will learn about the:

  • general layout
  • working principle and
  • operational limits of this type of dredge.

They will also get an introduction to:

  • cutting theory of sand and rock and 
  • spillage.
Presenter

Headshot | Cees van RHee - 2 // ceesvanrhee-2.jpg (378 K)Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees van Rhee is full Professor of Dredging Engineering at the Delft university of Technology. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002. His main scientific achievements are modelling of highly concentrated sediment water flows and high velocity erosion of granular sediments. He is the author of numerous scientific publications. Read more… 

Reference material
  • Miedema: Introduction Dredging Engineering (lecture notes). For the pdf version go to this page and search for Miedema.
  • Miedema: The Delft Sand, Clay & Rock Cutting Model, 3rd version. For the pdf version go to this page and search for Miedema.
  • Miedema: Slurry Transport: Fundamentals, A Historical Overview & The Delft Head Loss & Limit Deposit Velocity Framework. For the pdf version go to this page and search for Miedema.
Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions via text during the webinar, and verbally after the presentation.

Target audience 

This Foundation level webinar is meant for professionals working in the field of dredging or adjacent to it with no formal education/training in and /or with limited experience with dredging equipment and technology: engineers, scientists, lawyers, financiers working on projects involving dredging either as project owner/developer, regulator, consultant, financier, legal advisor.

GoToWebinar System Requirements

PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

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Acknowledgement 

The webinar is presented with support from Deltares, a Corporate Member of CEDA.

Previous Webinar Recordings

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