Internal Erosion in Earthdams, Dikes and Levees

Proceedings of EWG‐IE 26th Annual Meeting 2018

  • Stéphane Bonelli
  • Cristina Jommi
  • Donatella Sterpi
Conference proceedings EWG-IE 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 17)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Laboratory Techniques and Findings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rodaina Aboul Hosn, Nadia Benahmed, Cong Doan Nguyen, Luc Sibille, Pierre Philippe, Bruno Chareyre
      Pages 3-15
    3. R. Béguin, L. Oxarango, L. Sapin, A. Garandet, A. Viglino, E. François et al.
      Pages 16-24
    4. Maxime Boucher, Rémi Béguin, Jean-Robert Courivaud
      Pages 25-33
    5. Jonathan Fannin, Paul Slangen, Sara Ataii, Vincent McClelland, Des Hartford
      Pages 34-49
    6. Maria Clorinda Mandaglio, Nicola Moraci, Erika Polimeni
      Pages 60-68
    7. Didier Marot, Fateh Bendahmane, Van Thao Le
      Pages 69-80
    8. Lubomir Petrula, Mario Hala, Jaromír Říha
      Pages 81-90
    9. Nicoletta Sanvitale, Elisabeth T. Bowman, Jonathan A. Black
      Pages 91-97
  3. From Modelling to Design Criteria

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Abderrezak Bouziane, Ahmed Benamar, Abdelkader Tahakourt
      Pages 113-123
    3. Bryant A. Robbins, D. V. Griffiths
      Pages 149-158
    4. Andrea Francesco Rotunno, Carlo Callari, Francesco Froiio
      Pages 159-167
    5. Quentin Rousseau, Giulio Sciarra, Rachel Gelet, Didier Marot
      Pages 168-179
    6. Alexander Scheuermann, H. M. D. Harshani, S. A. Galindo-Torres
      Pages 180-188
    7. Akihiro Takahashi, Hibiki Kokaki, Takahiro Maruyama, Kazuki Horikoshi
      Pages 200-207
  4. Prevention Measures and Field Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Sepideh Akrami, Adam Bezuijen, Esther Rosenbrand, André Koelewijn, Ulrich Förster, Vera van Beek
      Pages 211-220
    3. Adam Bezuijen, Vera van Beek, Esther Rosenbrand, Sepideh Akrami
      Pages 221-233
    4. Giulia Bossi, Silvia Bersan, Simonetta Cola, Luca Schenato, Fabio De Polo, Celeste Menegazzo et al.
      Pages 234-244
    5. M. Daniela Giliberti, Massimiliano Cirincione, Alessandro Cavagni
      Pages 272-288
    6. Bryant A. Robbins, M. Doughty, D. V. Griffiths
      Pages 289-300
    7. Esther Rosenbrand, Vera van Beek, André Koelewijn, Sepideh Akrami, Ulrich Förster, Koen van Gerven et al.
      Pages 301-312
    8. Lingran Zhang, Rachel Gelet, Didier Marot, Marc Smith, Jean-Marie Konrad
      Pages 313-324
  5. Open Issues for Discussion and Contribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 325-325
    2. Stefano Aielli, Sara Pavan, Stefano Parodi, Alessandro Rosso, Maria Giovanna Tanda, Michela Marchi et al.
      Pages 327-335
    3. Vera van Beek, Ane Wiersma, Martijn van Egdom, Bryant A. Robbins
      Pages 336-346
    4. Jaromír Říha, Zakaraya Alhasan, Lubomir Petrula, Paweł Popielski, Agnieszka Dąbska, Jean Jacques Fry et al.
      Pages 347-366
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 367-368

About these proceedings


This book gathers the peer-reviewed contributions presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the European Working Group on Internal Erosion in Embankment Dams, Levees and Dikes, and their Foundations (EWG-IE), held in Milano, Italy, on 10-13 September 2018. The meeting served as a fertile platform for discussion, sharing sound knowledge and introducing novel ideas on issues related to soil internal erosion in water retaining structures. The contributions encompass various aspects of laboratory techniques and findings, modelling and design criteria as well as prevention measures and field assessment. The book is a valuable, up-to-date tool that provides an essential overview of the subject for scientists and practitioners alike, and inspires further investigations and research.


EWG‐IE 2018 Internal Erosion Mechanisms Internal Erosion Modelling Water Retaining Structures Geomechanics Embankment Dams Geomaterials Internal Erosion Monitoring Risk Assessment

Editors and affiliations

  • Stéphane Bonelli
    • 1
  • Cristina Jommi
    • 2
  • Donatella Sterpi
    • 3
  1. 1.IRSTEA, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and AgricultureAix en ProvenceFrance
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-99422-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-99423-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-2557
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-2565
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