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Seismic Behaviour of Ground and Geotechnical Structures : Special Volume of TC 4 - Pedro Pinto

Seismic Behaviour of Ground and Geotechnical Structures

Special Volume of TC 4

By: Pedro Pinto (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1997
ISBN: 9789054108870
Number Of Pages: 400

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Containing papers from the Special Technical Session on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, this volume includes coverage of: zonation maps; liquefaction; side effects; ground motions; slope instability; seismic behaviour of slopes; dikes and dams; and warning systems.

A preliminary microzonation study for the town of Dinarp. 3
Zonation of geotechnical seismic hazards in Tuscany, Italyp. 11
Liquefaction potential map for Chimbote, Perup. 25
Liquefaction potential assessment: Application to the Portuguese territory and to the town of Setubalp. 33
Site effects for long-period Rayleigh wavesp. 45
Seismic behavior of the alluvial clay layer at Kobe Port Island during the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquakep. 51
Nonlinear site response during the Hyogoken Nanbu earthquake recorded by vertical arrays in view of seismic zonation methodologyp. 61
Seismic zoning on ground motions in Taiwan areap. 71
Microzonation for ground motion during the 1980 Irpinia earthquake at Calabritto, Italyp. 81
Estimation of ground motion intensity in Kobe during the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu, Japan earthquake by a simplified zonation methodp. 97
Earthquake hazard zonationp. 103
Evaluation of liquefaction potential of a site located in the South of Portugalp. 113
Site-dependent seismic response including recent strong motion datap. 125
Application of the TC4 Manual for soil liquefaction assessment to the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) earthquakep. 135
A study on the adaptability of two zoning methods for slope instabilityp. 145
Liquefaction mechanisms and countermeasuresp. 155
Seismic analysis of flexible buried structuresp. 163
Lateral-spreading loads on a piled bridge foundationp. 173
Liquefaction induced displacementsp. 185
Nonlinear seismic response of pile foundations during strong earthquake shakingp. 195
Damage characteristics of independent houses and life line structures caused by Kobe earthquake and its ground motionsp. 205
The shearing of foundations on an active faultp. 215
Natural frequency response of structures considering soil-structure interactionp. 225
Investigation of damaged foundations in the Great Hanshin earthquake disasterp. 235
Earthquake geotechnical engineering aspects of the protection dikes of the Costa Oriental of Lake Maracaibo, Venezuelap. 243
Seismic design procedure for kinematically stressed pilesp. 253
Analytical formulae for the seismic bearing capacity of shallow strip foundationsp. 261
Evaluation of cyclic liquefaction potential based on the CPTp. 269
Earthquake-induced settlements in mat foundations on clay depositsp. 279
Seismic bearing capacity of rigid deep strip foundationsp. 287
Damage to Higashinada sewage treatment plant by the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquakep. 297
Yodogawa dike damage by the Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquakep. 307
Early earthquake warning system for city gas networkp. 317
Evaluation of stability of dam and reservoir slopes - Mechanics of landslidep. 323
Seismic response of steep natural slopes, structural fills, and reinforced soil slopes and wallsp. 341
Seismically induced displacement of retaining wallsp. 351
Effects of liquefaction-induced ground displacement on pile damage in 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquakep. 361
Boundary simulation for dynamic soil-structure interaction problemsp. 371
Validation of analytical procedure on Daikai Subway Station damaged during the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquakep. 381
Damping ratio of soils from laboratory and in situ testsp. 391
Author indexp. 401
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ISBN: 9789054108870
ISBN-10: 9054108878
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st January 1997
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 1