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<p>The study of liquefaction potential of a place is of utmost importance regarding the safety of both life andproperty. Liquefaction of soil followed by earthquakes has always been a source of danger for the people living in the highly vulnerable seismic ...
Reference: International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 5, May 20141
<p>A site in Ch&acirc;teauguay, south of Montr&eacute;al, Qu&eacute;bec, Canada, was investigated as part of the design of a significant infrastructure project. A loose marine silt layer present at the site was found to be susceptible to liquefaction using ...
Reference: Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul Aug. 25-29, 2014
<p>The evolutions of practices of seismic slope stability analysis of earth embankment/dam are discussed in this paper. The basic concepts of various methods, salient features, advantages and limitations of each of them are elucidate. Methods for both stability ...
Reference: International Journal of Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (IJMECH) Vol.2, No.1, February 2013
This paper presents the development of new generalized correlationsfor Vs1-based evaluation of seismically-induced soil liquefaction. Probabilistic models for initiation of soil liquefaction are developedwithin a Bayesian model framework and structural reliability ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (2013)
Given that clay-rich landslides may become mobilized, leading to rapid mass movements (earthflows and debris flows), they pose critical problems in risk management worldwide. The most widely proposed mechanism leading to such flow-like movements is the increase ...
Reference: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 117, F01030, doi:10.1029/2011JF002159, 2012
The 4 September 2010 Darfield and 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquakes caused significant damage to Christchurch and surrounding suburbs as a result of the widespread liquefaction and lateral spreading that occurred. Ground surveying-based field investigations ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
In Mid 2011, during the 2010-2012 Canterbury earthquake sequence, a site investigation programme was undertaken within the Christchurch CBD to characterise the engineering behaviour of the soils responsible for the observed ground performance. This paper presents ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
Following the magnitude 7.1 Greendale earthquake on 4 September, 2010 and the magnitude 6.3 Lyttelton aftershock on 22 February, 2011 (which caused severe damage to the Christchurch CBD, the Eastern and Southern suburbs, the Port Hills and Lyttelton), the ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
The Waikato Expressway is being constructed in a number of sections. Opus has been involved in the scheme assessment and specimen design stages for the Hamilton and Cambridge Bypass sections and is currently part of the alliance team constructing the Te Rapa ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
A series of full scale tests have been undertaken to assess the performance of ground strengthening methods to improve seismic performance of liquefiable soils in the Christchurch area. The tests used sequences of explosive charges to simulate seismic shaking ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch