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<p>One of the most devastating effects of earthquakes in the seismic regions is liquefaction. Many research works have been done in this field and at present different methods are available for the liquefaction potential assessment. The liquefaction is a very ...
Reference: World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2015, 3, 41-49
<p>Predicting bearing capacity of shallow foundations is a common practice in geotechnical engineering and an accurate estimation of its value is essential for a safe and reliable design. Traditional deterministic methods of estimating bearing capacity of ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
The Random Finite Element Method has been employed for calculating the random characteristics of bearing capacity of a strip foundation. The study has been carried out for two different soils; a greyblue clay from Taranto in Italy, which is well defined from ...
Reference: Proc. of ICASP11, Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, eds. M.H.Faber et al.
<p>The design of a shallow foundation with eccentric loading is presented for the ultimate limit state of the bearing resistance, according to the formulation presented in annex D of NP EN 1997-1:2010. Probabilistic and deterministic methods were used. Concerning ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
Deterministic design methods as required by design codes, attempt to account for ground uncertainty by adopting conservative values of ground parameters and relatively large safety factors. This paper performs probabilistic analyses of soil slopes using Monte ...
Reference: 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 2, 2009
<p>Construction of tunnels is connected with high uncertainty in the field of costs, construction period, safety and impact on surroundings. Risk management became therefore a common part of tunnel projects, especially after a set of fatal collapses occurred ...
Reference: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 58 2009
<p>This paper presents recent advances in response sensitivity, probabilistic response and reliability analyses of structural and geotechnical systems. These developments are integrated into general-purpose nonlinear finite element (FE) software frameworks ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
The Probabilistic Landslide Assessment Cost Estimation System (PLACES) presented in this report estimates the number and economic loss (cost) of landslides during a specified future time in individual areas, and then calculates the sum of those estimates. ...
Reference: Open-File Report 2008-1116
Compares the earth pressure predicted by Rankine's theory with those obtained using a finite element analysis in which the soil is assumed to be spatially random.
Reference: Georisk, Vol.2, No.2, pp.113-121
<p>The notes are intended to provide an insight into practical rock engineering to students, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists.</p>
Reference: Hoek's corner