KOersief online articles

The KOersief has been the magazine of KOers since 1978. In addition to the magazine, online articles are published since 2019. In these articles, you can read about practice, graduation projects, summaries of activities that took place, and there are articles about the latest developments, innovations, and news in Structural Engineering and Design. 

Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor
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Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor

An optimization tool for the product development of concrete sandwich panels used within an industrialized construction method

Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor
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Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor

An optimization tool for the product development of concrete sandwich panels used within an industrialized construction method

Master Thesis of Jorn Neelen
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Master Thesis of Jorn Neelen

Load path dependent failure of 3D printed concrete

A very small history on 7KP6M0, computers, and daily life at SED
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A very small history on 7KP6M0, computers, and daily life at SED

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Geotechnical Risk Management - Boerenwetering garage Amsterdam
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Geotechnical Risk Management - Boerenwetering garage Amsterdam

KOersief 99 - June 2016 - Offshore & Foundations

Golden Gate Bridge
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Golden Gate Bridge

KOersief 65 - December 2004 - Grote overspanningen

Station Utrecht Centraal in ontwikkeling
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Station Utrecht Centraal in ontwikkeling

KOersief 95 - Januari 2015 - Stations 2.0

C2C-brug Floriade 2012 te Venlo
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C2C-brug Floriade 2012 te Venlo

KOersief 88 - Oktober 2012 - De Brug

Kansai International Airport
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Kansai International Airport

KOersief 65 - December 2004

Master Thesis of Jelle Versteege
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Master Thesis of Jelle Versteege

An integrated approach for topology optimization and print path generation for 3DCP

Master Thesis of Dolf Muijers
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Master Thesis of Dolf Muijers

Robotic fabrication of a parametric designed Timber structure

Shanghai Natural History Museum
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Shanghai Natural History Museum

KOersief 97 - December 2009 - Dubai & Abu Dhabi

De Nieuwe Afsluitdijk - Renovation from 2018-2020
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De Nieuwe Afsluitdijk - Renovation from 2018-2020

KOersief 107 - December 2018 - Structural renovations

Porsche Museum
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Porsche Museum

KOersief 80 - Maart 2010 - Stuttgart

Evoluon - An iconic building
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Evoluon - An iconic building

KOersief 104 - December 2017 - Eindhoven

Het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Betonprijs 2007)
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Het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Betonprijs 2007)

KOersief 76 - November 2008 - Boston & New York

Design of one of China's largest towers
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Design of one of China's largest towers

KOersief 101 - January 2017 - Structures of Asia

Skywalk at the Grand Canyon
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Skywalk at the Grand Canyon

KOersief 97 - September 2015 - Unconventional design & Materials

You found an easter egg!
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You found an easter egg!

You found an easter egg!

CCTV Headquarters
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CCTV Headquarters

KOersief 71- January 2007

Portuguese National Pavilion - World expo 1998
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Portuguese National Pavilion - World expo 1998

KOersief 98 - January 2016 - World Expo

Stadion Feijenoord Rotterdam - Herontwikkeling en uitbreiding
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Stadion Feijenoord Rotterdam - Herontwikkeling en uitbreiding

KOersief 69 - April 2006 - Stadions

Avalanche Mitigation Measures
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Avalanche Mitigation Measures

KOersief 105- March 2018 - Extreme Loading

Marina Bay Sands
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Marina Bay Sands

KOersief 90 - april 2013 - Extreme Engineering

Turning Torso
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Turning Torso

KOersief 66 - april 2005 - Hoogbouw

Honorary Member of KOers: Hans Lamers
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Honorary Member of KOers: Hans Lamers

Previous boards about Hans Lamers

Circular challenges
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Circular challenges

Circularity is often simplified to reduce-reuse-recycle, but what are the challenges while looking at the big picture on planetary level?

Master Thesis of Tomas Snel
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Master Thesis of Tomas Snel

Heuristic Modification Procedures for Building Spatial Design Optimization

Master Thesis of Tim Schellekens
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Master Thesis of Tim Schellekens

Ductility analysis of aluminum alloy connections

Transposing a facade
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Transposing a facade

The looking glass

What it is like being an Engineer at TWD
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What it is like being an Engineer at TWD

Temporary Works Design

De Hoge Regentesse
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De Hoge Regentesse

Integral role of the engineer

Effects of the new Dutch law on quality assurance in construction
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Effects of the new Dutch law on quality assurance in construction

Quality assurance in structural design engineering

Special interaction of forces between concrete and steel
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Special interaction of forces between concrete and steel

1,300 tonnes of steel in the main load-bearing structure of Nhow Amsterdam RAI

Getting your feet wet?
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Getting your feet wet?

Kickstarting your career as a structural engineer at a contractor

#9 The nitrogen-debate: a final thought
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#9 The nitrogen-debate: a final thought

A summary of "The Nitrogen Debate" by Pieter van Loon

#8 The nitrogen-debate: The misleading name of the nitrogen crisis
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#8 The nitrogen-debate: The misleading name of the nitrogen crisis

The Nitrogen problem briefly elaborated in the perspective of Chemistry by Eline van den Heuvel

#7 The nitrogen-debate: Is the Nitrogen crisis the problem of the dairy industry?
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#7 The nitrogen-debate: Is the Nitrogen crisis the problem of the dairy industry?

The Nitrogen problem in perspective of the agricultural sector by Pieter de Weerd

Smart Circular Bridge
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Smart Circular Bridge

New large research and development project in TU/e Structural Engineering and Design chair ISD: Innovative Structural Design

#6 The nitrogen-debate: Need for a new nitrogen policy
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#6 The nitrogen-debate: Need for a new nitrogen policy

Wim de Vries, Professor Integrated Nitrogen Impact analyses at Wageningen University, about the nitrogen debate

SD vs Building physicist
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SD vs Building physicist

Acoustic and vibration decoupling – designing from joint to construction assembly

#5 The nitrogen-debate: NOx in the construction field
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#5 The nitrogen-debate: NOx in the construction field

Heijmans about the nitrogen problem in the Netherlands

Robotics
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Robotics

Why two new robots?

LEAD structural designer
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LEAD structural designer

LEAD structural designer by Croes Bouwtechnisch Ingenieursbureau

Cooperate to innovate
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Cooperate to innovate

Cooperate to innovate by Wijcon

Topping off a brutalist icon
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Topping off a brutalist icon

Structural challenges in the One Central Plaza project by Octatube

The Amsterdam Diamond Exchange
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The Amsterdam Diamond Exchange

Interaction between dome, table structure, and giraffe?
An article by Pieters Bouwtechniek

Redevelopment of the iconic Bunker Tower
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Redevelopment of the iconic Bunker Tower

Bringing new life into the Bunker by IMD Raadgevende Ingenieurs

Belvedère tower Hilversum
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Belvedère tower Hilversum

Winner Concrete Price 2019, residential building by van de Laar

Master thesis of Britt Cordewener
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Master thesis of Britt Cordewener

The buckling of fibers embedded in a matrix Analyzed with the Discrete Element Method

Master thesis of Caroline Koks
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Master thesis of Caroline Koks

The effects of a mismatch in cohesive strength and fracture toughness on the crack path of a quasi-brittle adhesive joint

My First SD
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My First SD

Interview with: Hans Laagland
Structural engineer at Witteveen+Bos

#4 The nitrogen-debate: Opinion of a student
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#4 The nitrogen-debate: Opinion of a student

In the nitrogen debate, the opinion of a built environment student from the TU/e

Master thesis of Tom Godthelp
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Master thesis of Tom Godthelp

Graduation Project of Tom Godthelp

#3 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen and CO2: everything changes
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#3 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen and CO2: everything changes

Ronald Rovers, teacher from Eindhoven University of Technology, tells something about the nitrogen problem from his perspective

#2 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen emission and environmental law
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#2 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen emission and environmental law

Environmental lawyer Ton van Hoof played a crucial role to prove to the Counsel of State that the Dutch laws regulating nitrogen emissions were not sufficient according to European law. In his article he describes the issues caused by nitrogen emissions and how it is has been proved in court that the PAS cannot be used to grant permits.

#1 The nitrogen-debate: An introduction
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#1 The nitrogen-debate: An introduction

As of May 29, the Netherlands is entangled in a nitrogen crisis.
Over the coming months, KOersief will ask several experts with different backgrounds to shed some light on the current state of affairs and ask them about their opinion about the nitrogen crisis.

New website
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New website

We are verry happy to present you our fresh and functional website.

Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor
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Master Thesis of Stan van de Schoor

An optimization tool for the product development of concrete sandwich panels used within an industrialized construction method

You found an easter egg!
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You found an easter egg!

You found an easter egg!

Honorary Member of KOers: Hans Lamers
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Honorary Member of KOers: Hans Lamers

Previous boards about Hans Lamers

Circular challenges
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Circular challenges

Circularity is often simplified to reduce-reuse-recycle, but what are the challenges while looking at the big picture on planetary level?

Transposing a facade
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Transposing a facade

The looking glass

What it is like being an Engineer at TWD
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What it is like being an Engineer at TWD

Temporary Works Design

De Hoge Regentesse
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De Hoge Regentesse

Integral role of the engineer

Effects of the new Dutch law on quality assurance in construction
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Effects of the new Dutch law on quality assurance in construction

Quality assurance in structural design engineering

Special interaction of forces between concrete and steel
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Special interaction of forces between concrete and steel

1,300 tonnes of steel in the main load-bearing structure of Nhow Amsterdam RAI

Getting your feet wet?
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Getting your feet wet?

Kickstarting your career as a structural engineer at a contractor

#9 The nitrogen-debate: a final thought
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#9 The nitrogen-debate: a final thought

A summary of "The Nitrogen Debate" by Pieter van Loon

#8 The nitrogen-debate: The misleading name of the nitrogen crisis
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#8 The nitrogen-debate: The misleading name of the nitrogen crisis

The Nitrogen problem briefly elaborated in the perspective of Chemistry by Eline van den Heuvel

#7 The nitrogen-debate: Is the Nitrogen crisis the problem of the dairy industry?
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#7 The nitrogen-debate: Is the Nitrogen crisis the problem of the dairy industry?

The Nitrogen problem in perspective of the agricultural sector by Pieter de Weerd

Smart Circular Bridge
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Smart Circular Bridge

New large research and development project in TU/e Structural Engineering and Design chair ISD: Innovative Structural Design

#6 The nitrogen-debate: Need for a new nitrogen policy
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#6 The nitrogen-debate: Need for a new nitrogen policy

Wim de Vries, Professor Integrated Nitrogen Impact analyses at Wageningen University, about the nitrogen debate

SD vs Building physicist
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SD vs Building physicist

Acoustic and vibration decoupling – designing from joint to construction assembly

#5 The nitrogen-debate: NOx in the construction field
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#5 The nitrogen-debate: NOx in the construction field

Heijmans about the nitrogen problem in the Netherlands

Robotics
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Robotics

Why two new robots?

#4 The nitrogen-debate: Opinion of a student
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#4 The nitrogen-debate: Opinion of a student

In the nitrogen debate, the opinion of a built environment student from the TU/e

#3 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen and CO2: everything changes
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#3 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen and CO2: everything changes

Ronald Rovers, teacher from Eindhoven University of Technology, tells something about the nitrogen problem from his perspective

#2 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen emission and environmental law
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#2 The nitrogen-debate: Nitrogen emission and environmental law

Environmental lawyer Ton van Hoof played a crucial role to prove to the Counsel of State that the Dutch laws regulating nitrogen emissions were not sufficient according to European law. In his article he describes the issues caused by nitrogen emissions and how it is has been proved in court that the PAS cannot be used to grant permits.

#1 The nitrogen-debate: An introduction
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#1 The nitrogen-debate: An introduction

As of May 29, the Netherlands is entangled in a nitrogen crisis.
Over the coming months, KOersief will ask several experts with different backgrounds to shed some light on the current state of affairs and ask them about their opinion about the nitrogen crisis.

Geotechnical Risk Management - Boerenwetering garage Amsterdam
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Geotechnical Risk Management - Boerenwetering garage Amsterdam

KOersief 99 - June 2016 - Offshore & Foundations

Golden Gate Bridge
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Golden Gate Bridge

KOersief 65 - December 2004 - Grote overspanningen

Station Utrecht Centraal in ontwikkeling
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Station Utrecht Centraal in ontwikkeling

KOersief 95 - Januari 2015 - Stations 2.0

C2C-brug Floriade 2012 te Venlo
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C2C-brug Floriade 2012 te Venlo

KOersief 88 - Oktober 2012 - De Brug

Kansai International Airport
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Kansai International Airport

KOersief 65 - December 2004

Shanghai Natural History Museum
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Shanghai Natural History Museum

KOersief 97 - December 2009 - Dubai & Abu Dhabi

De Nieuwe Afsluitdijk - Renovation from 2018-2020
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De Nieuwe Afsluitdijk - Renovation from 2018-2020

KOersief 107 - December 2018 - Structural renovations

Porsche Museum
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Porsche Museum

KOersief 80 - Maart 2010 - Stuttgart

Evoluon - An iconic building
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Evoluon - An iconic building

KOersief 104 - December 2017 - Eindhoven

Het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Betonprijs 2007)
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Het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Betonprijs 2007)

KOersief 76 - November 2008 - Boston & New York

Design of one of China's largest towers
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Design of one of China's largest towers

KOersief 101 - January 2017 - Structures of Asia

Skywalk at the Grand Canyon
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Skywalk at the Grand Canyon

KOersief 97 - September 2015 - Unconventional design & Materials

CCTV Headquarters
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CCTV Headquarters

KOersief 71- January 2007

Portuguese National Pavilion - World expo 1998
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Portuguese National Pavilion - World expo 1998

KOersief 98 - January 2016 - World Expo

Stadion Feijenoord Rotterdam - Herontwikkeling en uitbreiding
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Stadion Feijenoord Rotterdam - Herontwikkeling en uitbreiding

KOersief 69 - April 2006 - Stadions

Avalanche Mitigation Measures
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Avalanche Mitigation Measures

KOersief 105- March 2018 - Extreme Loading

Marina Bay Sands
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Marina Bay Sands

KOersief 90 - april 2013 - Extreme Engineering

Turning Torso
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Turning Torso

KOersief 66 - april 2005 - Hoogbouw