Soil Behaviour in Earthquake Geotechnics

Hardcover | June 1, 1995

byKenji Ishihara

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This highly topical book, written by a leading Japanese author, provides a comprehensive study of current research in soil dynamics for earthquake engineering. The behaviour of the ground on which structures are built during earthquake conditions is crucial to understanding the behaviour ofthose structures. This well-illustrated text summarizes current knowledge of the subject, presenting material accumulated by Japanese and other researchers over recent years. It comprehensively covers theory, laboratory tests, and field work. It also includes helpful guidelines for civil engineersundertaking groundwork to protect structures in potential earthquake zones.

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This highly topical book, written by a leading Japanese author, provides a comprehensive study of current research in soil dynamics for earthquake engineering. The behaviour of the ground on which structures are built during earthquake conditions is crucial to understanding the behaviour ofthose structures. This well-illustrated text...

Kenji Ishihara is at University of Tokyo.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:June 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198562241

ISBN - 13:9780198562245

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Table of Contents

1. Characteristics of dynamics problems2. Characteristic changes in cyclic stress in typical dynamic loading environments3. Methods of representing stress-strain relations in cyclic loading4. Apparatus and procedures for laboratory tests5. In-situ survey by wave propagation6. Low-amplitude shear moduli7. Strain-dependency of modulus and damping8. Effect of loading speed and stiffness degradation of cohesive soils9. Strengths of cohesive soils under transient and cyclic loading conditions10. Resistance of sand to cyclic loading11. Sand behaviour in monotonic loading12. Evaluation of liquefaction resistance by in-situ soundings13. Analysis of liquefaction14. Settlement in sand deposits following liquefaction15. Flow and on-flow conditions and residual strength16. Onset condition for liquefaction and consequent flowAppendix: Methods of sample preparationIndex