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Title
Proceedings from the Japan-U.S. Workshop (4th) on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures for Soil Liquefaction. Held in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 27-29, 1992. Volumes 1 and 2.
File
PB93163939.pdf
Author(s)
Hamada, M.; O'Rourke, T. D.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Albany., August 12, 1992, 984 p.
Identifying Number(s)
NCEER-92-0019
Abstract
The two volume set presents sixty-three papers that deal with a variety of liquefaction-related topics. These topics include the effect of liquefaction on lifeline facilities, the assessment of liquefaction potential, the modeling of liquefaction-induced large ground displacements, case studies of the seismic performance of lifeline facilities and foundations, the dynamic response of underground structures, and engineered countermeasures against liquefaction. Many of the papers are based upon postearthquake investigations of earthquakes which caused significant liquefaction-related damage. Some of these events include the Erzincan, Turkey earthquake (March 13, 1992), the Luzon, Philippines earthquake (July 16, 1990); the Telire-Limon, Costa Rica earthquake (April 22, 1992), and the Loma Prieta earthquake (October 17, 1989).
Keywords
; Earthquake damage; Dynamic response; Soil liquefaction; Case studies; Meetings; Earthquakes; Foundations; Earthquake resistant structure; Earth movements; Soil mechanics; Liquefaction