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Coast / Estuary

Coastal systems are among the most dynamic physical systems on earth and are subject to a large variety of forces. The morphodynamic changes occurring to coastlines worldwide are of great interest and importance. These changes occur as a result of the erosion of sediments, its subsequent transport as bed load or suspended load, and eventual deposition. 
Estuaries are partly enclosed water bodies that have an open connection to the coast. Estuaries generally have one or more branching channels, intertidal mudflats and/or salt marshes. Intertidal areas are of high ecological importance and trap sediments (sands, silts, clays and organic matter).
Within the Delft3D modelling package a large variation of coastal and estuarine physical and chemical processes can be simulated. These include waves, tidal propagation, wind- or wave-induced water level setup, flow induced by salinity or temperature gradients, sand and mud transport, water quality and changing bathymetry (morphology). Delft3D can also be used operationally e.g. storm, surge and algal bloom forecasting. 
On this discussion page you can post questions, research discussions or just share your experience about modelling coastal and/or estuarine systems with Delft3D FM. 




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D-Flow Flexible Mesh
Cohesive sediments & muddy systems



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Flexible contracts do not provide any minute details

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Flexible contracts do not provide any minute details

Jedi Master Posts: 274 Join Date: 10/15/20 Recent Posts
Flexible contracts do not provide any minute detailsFlexible contracts do not provide any minute details on how to achieve it and it honors the term of the contract as well. Contracts are really generic, not specific to any industry, domain or sector. It helps in creating shared goals between customer and supplier.Flexible contracts are specifically built for complex products. By complex products, I mean, there is no clarity on requirements and solution to meet customer needs and changes are required throughout the contractual term. A contract operates on module delivery by operating at two levels:
  1. Main Agreement
  2. SoTo – Statement of target Outcomes
The main agreement has schedules with frameworks which has no contractual commitment for specific deliverables. SoTo is similar to the statement of work like the traditional contract but here we deliver measurable outcomes. Customer and Supplier focus on different target outcomes under each SoTo.Initially, SoTo can be used as an exploratory mechanism where they should be considered as options, not required ones. All SoTo’s are limited to a shorter time period with clear outcome deliverables.It gives enough privilege to customers to not to commission future SoTo if they are not happy with the outcome of SoTo in execution.The supplier should also consider each SoTo as learning to inspect and adapt. One can use Mobius canvas for the flexible contractual model. Devops Online Training