SOIL DYNAMICS - SPECIALTY CONFERENCE - THE INFLUENCE OF LOCAL SOIL CONDITIONS ON EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

THE DAMAGE RESULTING FROM EARTHQUAKES MAY BE INFLUENCED IN A NUMBER OF WAYS BY THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SOILS IN THE AFFECTED AREA. A BRIEF REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE CURRENT STATE-OF-THE-ART CONCERNING THE ENGINEERING EVALUATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF LOCAL SOIL CONDITIONS ON: (1) GROUND RESPONSE AND SHAKING INTENSITY, (2) SOIL SETTLEMENT, (3) SOIL LIQUEFACTION, AND (4) SLOPE INSTABILITY DURING EARTHQUAKES. THE REVIEW ATTEMPTS TO EMPHASIZE TECHNIQUES FOR DEVELOPING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SOIL CONDITIONS AND DAMAGE DURING EARTHQUAKES. A BRIEF REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF SLIDES CAUSED BY EARTHQUAKES, AND METHODS OF ANALYZING SLOPE STABILITY DURING EARTHQUAKES.

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  • Accession Number: 00235730
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1970 12:00AM