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Ground failures under seismic conditions

proceedings of the sessions sponsored by the Geotechnical Engineering Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers in conjunction with the ASCE National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, October 9-13, 1994

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Published by ASCE in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil dynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Seismic waves -- Congresses.,
  • Soil liquefaction -- Congresses.,
  • Gravel -- Congresses.,
  • Silt -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Shamsher Prakash and Panos Dakoulas.
    SeriesGeotechnical special publication ;, no. 44
    ContributionsPrakash, Shamsher., Dakoulas, Panos., American Society of Civil Engineers. Geotechnical Engineering Division., ASCE National Convention (1994 : Atlanta, Ga.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA711.A1 G76 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1098529M
    ISBN 100784400555
    LC Control Number94023246

      Seismic effects shall be considered for structures with span lengths more than 20 feet. The potential effects of unstable ground conditions (e.g., liquefaction, liquefaction induced settlement, landslides, ground motion attenuation with depth, and fault displacements) on the function of the underground structures shall be considered. The results confirmed that the site is stable against rotational failures following ground improvement, under static conditions. Translational slides along planar surfaces were not investigated as the slope is more susceptible to rotational/slumping failure, due to its proximity to the free face of St Albans Creek (Zhang et al., ).

    system for use in mine ground control studies. The distribution and coordination of data acquisition and processing functions across a local area network is a central feature of the system. Mine-wide installations utilize multiple, autonomous seismic networks located both underground and on the surface. Seismic isolation devices are usually designed to protect structures from the strong horizontal component of earthquake ground shaking. However, the effect of near-fault (NF) vertical ground motions on seismic responses of buildings has become an important consideration due to the observed building damage caused by vertical excitation. As the structure needs to maintain its load bearing Author: Dewen Liu, Yang Liu, Dongfa Sheng, Wenyuan Liao.

    ELEVEN CASE STUDIES OF FAILURES IN GE OT ECHNICAL ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, AND GEOPHYSICS: HOW THEY COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED. David Cummings Frank J. Kenton P.O. Box P.O. Box Pal os Ver des, C alifor nia-U S A- 90 Sim i Val ley, C alifor nia-US A- 93 A B STRAC TAuthor: David Cummings, Frank J. Kenton. Ground conditions and seismic actionGround conditions and seismic action Eduardo C Carvalho GAPRES SA Ch i TC/SC8Chairman TC/SC8. Ground conditions Dissemination of information for training – Lisbon February 2 Earthquake vibration at the surface is strongly influencedFile Size: KB.


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Ground failures under seismic conditions. New York: ASCE, © (OCoLC) Online version: Ground failures under seismic conditions. New York: ASCE, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Shamsher Prakash; Panos Dakoulas; American Society of Civil Engineers.

Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions: Proceedings of the Sessions Sponsored by the Geotechnical Engineering Division of the American Society of (Geotechnical special publication) by Shamsher Prakash (Author), Panos Dakoulas (Editor) ISBN ISBN.

Buy Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions by Shamsher Prakash (Editor), Panos Dakoulas (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions. This proceedings, Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions, contains invited and contributed papers which focus on the behavior of silty and gravelly soils under cyclic loading.

Recent case histories, some of which are presented in this volume, reveal that silty and gravelly soils may liquefy and such failures have resulted in Cited by: Description Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions Proceedings of the Sessions Sponsored by the Geotechnical by ASCE.

Experts from Japan, Canada, and the United States examine the dynamic properties, cyclic behavior, and liquefaction of silty and gravelly soils. Additional research could further contribute to reducing the visibility and ambiguity of seismic signals resulting from mining activities.

Specific research needs include issues of sympathetic detonations during mine blast initiation, the development and application of precise electronic detonators and instrumentation, and continued work in the areas of ground failures and seismic discrimination.

Liquefaction in Silty Soils: Design and Analysis by W. Liam Finn, R. Ledbetter, Guoxi Wu, Document Type: Proceeding Paper Part of: Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions Subject Headings: Soil liquefaction | Soil analysis | Silt | Case studies | Seismic tests | Seismic effects Services: Buy this book/Buy this article Return to searchCited by: ground motion on underground structures will be briefly summarized.

ETH Zurich – 15 dec. Colloquium on seismic design of tunnels Design of underground structures under seismic conditions: a long deep tunnel and a metro tunnel. Moreno Pescara, Giuseppe Maria Gaspari, Luca Repetto Geodata Engineering SpA, Torino, ItalyFile Size: 4MB.

Stochastic analysis of seismic ground response for the verification of standard simplified. approaches M. Aimar, A. Ciancimino & S. Foti. Shaking table test on seismic performance of geogrid reinforced soil wall A.A. Ajuda, J. Kuwano, S. Takamine & K.

Yasukawa. Deep soil mixing design under seismic conditions – a case study : Francesco Silvestri, Nicola Moraci. 44 Ground Failures Under Seismic Conditions 45 In Situ Deep Soil Improvement 46 Geoenvironment 47 Geo-Environmental Issues Facing the Americas 48 Soil Suction Applications in Geotechnical Engineering 49 Soil Improvement for Earthquake Hazard Mitigation 50 Foundation Upgrading and Repair for Infrastructure Improvement.

In [26], the sequential failures of transmission network under severe earthquakes are identified by considering multiple earthquake scenarios representing the Los Angeles area seismic hazard. Optimum Design of Bridge Abutments under Seismic Conditions: Reliability-Based Approach the uncertainties associated with characteristics of earthquake ground motions such as horizontal seismic acceleration and shear wave velocity propagating through backfill soil are considered.

Bridge design, Earthquakes, Walls, Failure analysis. Lack of earthquake-induced ground failures in the study area is in contrast with widespread evidences of abundant rockfalls and disrupted landslides documented worldwide in the epicenter areas of.

Severe cases of damages of mountain tunnels following Hyogoken-Nanbu (Japan), Chi-Chi (Taiwan), Mid-Niigata Prefecture (Japan) and Wenchuan (China) earthquakes have challenged the traditional belief of tunnel structures being seldom damaged in seismic events.

These experiences are a reminder that seismic behaviour of mountain tunnels must be further studied Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {Evaluation of soil liquefaction potential for level ground during earthquakes.

A summary report}, author = {Seed, H B and Arango, I and Chan, C K}, abstractNote = {The results of a three-year research program conducted to investigate the settlement and liquefaction of sands under multi-directional shaking are evaluated.

book should make special note of those pages titled Animation Setto capture the hyperlinks and reach the said animations. The target audience of the book is practicing seismic structural engineers and architects, in addition to students and teachers of engineering and architecture colleges striving to understand seismic.

Geotechnical failures of construction on soft soils in Indonesia have occurred in many different ways. These problems have been faced throughout the country. Most of the failures occurred due to negligence, lack of knowledge and lack of data. In some cases the failures have killed many lives and.

CHAPTER 9 Seismic Design NYSDOT Geotechnical Page November 4, Design Manual Rev. 1 Shaking Level Description I. Not felt except by a very few under especially favorable circumstances. Felt only by a few persons at rest, especially on upper floors of File Size: 2MB.

(b) Ground cracking. Ground cracking is possible when the soil at the surface loses its support and sinks, or when it is transported to a different location. It occurs because, when displaced, a soil layer breaks causing fissures, scarps, horsts and grabens on the ground surface.

Ground cracking Christchurch earthquake February Weiwei Lin, Teruhiko Yoda, in Bridge Engineering, Seismic Load. Seismic loading is one of the basic concepts of earthquake engineering which means application of a seismic oscillation to a structure.

It happens at contact surfaces of a structure either with the ground or with adjacent structures. Seismic retrofitting is the modification of existing structures to make them more resistant to seismic activity, ground motion, or soil failure due to better understanding of seismic demand on structures and with our recent experiences with large earthquakes near urban centers, the need of seismic retrofitting is well acknowledged.

Prior to the introduction of modern seismic.The underlying principle used in seismic monitoring is the recording of microseismic events in the ground that are indicative of ground movements enabling the prediction of failures (Duro et al., ).

Fracturing in rocks radiates seismic waves. If these waves are recorded by sensors, seismograms can be produced.SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR OF BEAM COLUMN JOINTS IN REINFORCED CONCRETE MOMENT RESISTING FRAMES - A REVIEW S.R. Uma 1 and A. Meher Prasad 2 1 Project officer, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, India – 2 Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, India- Abstract The beam column joint is the crucial zone in a reinforced concrete moment File Size: KB.