Virtual Knowledge Centre - Hydraulic Engineering

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Via our virtual knowledge center you may access the following resources. Note that some resources are restricted to "on campus" use, or are only accessible with a NetID (CiTG staff or CiTG students). This page can also be reached via or (Delft International Coastal Engineering Assistant). A short overview of relevant TU Delft pages is given here.

Via our repositories you may download full-text documents. The repository start page gives access to TU Delft publications, like theses, dissertations, research reports, articles by staff of TU Delft. Also access is provided to the Hydro-repository, containing many reports by others in hydraulic engineering. Conference proceedings are accessible as well as a number of other relevant texts from Hydraulic Engineering.
Reference databases
In our reference databases you can find references water related articles in journals and in conference proceedings.

Selected bibliographies

For a number of selected topics you can find here bibliographies


On-line water related journals and magazines


On-line access to textbooks via TU Delft library


On-line access to conference proceedings (limited access from outside TU)

Dictionaries and Glossaries

Various on-line water related dictionaries

Codes, Standards and Design Guides

International standards ( NEN, ISO) and design guidelines (like Rock Manual, Coastal Engineering Manual,


Link to Digitaal Trésor der Hollandsche Waterbouw, a collection of old reports on hydraulic engineering (in Dutch only). Includes also the collection of Johan van Veen.


Links to sources with observation data (lab data, field data), both research data as well as operational data (like water levels and waves)


Links to (free available) software on water related subjects

Visuals and maps

Links to databases with graphics, pictures and videos to be downloaded. Some info regarding (new and old) terrestrial and hydrographic maps.

Educational material/Open Courseware

Free available material for water education. TU Delft students are advised to use Blackboard for specific material for their courses.


List with relevant addresses of companies, consultants, public authorities, ports

Object directories

International Breakwater Directory, Geographical overview of interesting hydraulic engineering sites, works and projects, Overview of specific hydraulic engineering works.