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<p>The paper demonstrates that whereas often in seismic geotechnical design it is not realistically feasible to design with ample factor of safety against failure as is done in static design, an &ldquo;engineering&rdquo; apparent seismic factor of safety less ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 57 (2014) 37–45
<p>Following an overview of pertinent literature, this paper presents a new methodology for estimating seismic coefficients for the performance-based design of earth dams and tall embankments. The methodology is based on statistical regression of (decoupled) ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 01/2014; 56:57–73. DOI
<p>Design of slopes and analysis of existing slopes subjected to seismic shaking are carried out routinely using approximations of plane strain and substitution of a quasi-static load for the seismic excitation. A three-dimensional 3D analysis of slopes ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 2, February 1, 2011
<p>Several tailings earthen dams have failed during past earthquakes. Due to the failure of tailings dam, the stored tailings waste releases into the surrounding locality causing a disaster for mankind. To reduce such phenomenon, both static and seismic analyses ...
Reference: Indian Geotechnical Conference – 2010, GEOtrendz December 16–18, 2010 IGS Mumbai Chapter & IIT Bombay
Buried tunnels with circular cross section, such as urban undergrounds are very popular in transportation engineering. The seismic behavior of such structures during operation is of importance. There exist different closed form solutions, such as Penzien and ...
Reference: The 14 th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
<p>A numerical procedure for the preliminary estimation of the earthquake-induced settlement of concrete face rockfill dams is presented. The method is based on a simple constitutive model that accounts for the key features of the behavior of coarse grained ...
Reference: The 12th International Conference of<br/>International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) India, 2008
<p>A full dynamic analysis of the Bay Tunnel, considering the soil structure interactions, was performed to evaluate the performance of the tunnel final lining system during the design earthquake. This paper discusses the methods employed to perform the dynamic ...
Reference: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (GEESD), GSP 181, 2008 ASCE
This report explores analytical and design methods for the seismic design of retaining walls, buried structures, slopes, and embankments. The Final Report is organized into two volumes. NCHRP Report 611 is Volume 1 of this study
Reference: NCHRP Report 611, TRB
This report explores analytical and design methods for the seismic design of retaining walls, buried structures, slopes, and embankments. The Final Report is organized into two volumes. NCHRP Report 611 is Volume 1 of this study
Reference: NCHRP Report 611, TRB
This report explores analytical and design methods for the seismic design of retaining walls, buried structures, slopes, and embankments. The Final Report is organized into two volumes. NCHRP Report 611 is Volume 1 of this study
Reference: NCHRP Report 611, TRB