Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering: Simplified Analyses with Case Studies and Examples (Paperback)

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Foreword by E.T.R. Dean Preface Acknowledgements List of symbols 1. Well known simplified models 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Source models of energy release by tectonic fault 1.3 Sliding block model of co-seismic permanent slope displacement 1.4 Single degree of freedom oscillator for vibration of a structure on rigid base 1.5 Summary 2. Soil properties 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Cyclic shear stiffness and material damping 2.3 Static shear strengths of soils 2.4 Cyclic shear strengths of soils 2.5 The equivalent number of cycles concept 2.6 Water permeability and volumetric compressibility 2.7 Summary 3. Seismic excitation 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Seismic hazard 3.3 Factors affecting seismic hazard 3.4 Short term seismic hazard assessment 3.5 Long term seismic hazard assessment 3.6 Summary 4. Slope stability and displacement 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Slope stability 4.3 Shear beam model for reversible displacement analysis 4.4 Sliding block models for permanent displacement analysis 4.5 Bouncing ball model of rock fall 4.6 Simplified model for soil and rock avalanches, debris run-out and fast spreads analysis 4.7 Summary 5. Sand liquefaction and flow 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Conventional empirical methods 5.3 Rotating cylinder model for liquefaction potential analysis of slopes 5.4 Rolling cylinder model for analysis of flow failures 5.5 Summary 6. Dynamic soil - foundation interaction 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Advanced and empirical methods 6.3 Discrete element models 6.4 Single degree of freedom oscillator on flexible base for piled foundations and flexural retaining walls 6.5 Summary 7. Bearing capacity and additional settlement of shallow foundation 7.1 Introduction7.2 Bearing capacity: pseudo-static approaches 7.3 Bearing capacity: effects of sub-surface liquefaction 7.4 Bearing capacity: effects of structural inertia and eccentricity of load 7.5 Additional settlement in granular soils 7.6 Summary 8. Seismic wave propagation effect on tunnels and shafts 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Wave propagation effect on cut and cover tunnels and shafts 8.3 Wave refraction effect on deep tunnels and shafts 8.4 Summary 9. Comments on some frequent liquefaction potential mitigation measures 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Stone columns 9.3 Soil mixing 9.4 Excess water pressure relief wells 9.5 Summary Appendices - Ms Excel workbooks on compact disk References Index.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789400797079
ISBN-10: 9400797079
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: November 22nd, 2014
Pages: 244
Language: English
Series: Geotechnical