SURVEY ON THE DISASTER DUE TO THE TOKACHI-OKI EARTHQUAKE- 1968-ROADS, RIVERS AND HIGHWAYS BRIDGE-

THE TOKACHI-OKI EARTHQUAKE OF 1968, WHICH HAD A MAGNITUDE OF 7.7 AND CLAIMED AT LEAST 48 LIVES, WAS THE STRONGEST TO STRIKE JAPAN SINCE THE DANTO EARTHQUAKE OF 1923 AND THE NIIGATA EARTHQUAKE OF 1964. THE MAJOR EFFECT WAS ON EARTHWORKS. LIQUEFACTION OF SANDY GROUND AND FAILURE OF SILTY GROUND WERE OBSERVED. THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF THE EARTHQUAKE ARE REVIEWED: GEOLOGICAL FEATURES, STRONG MOTION EARTHQUAKE RECORDS, DAMAGE TO DIKES AND REVETMENTS, DAMAGE TO HIGHWAY EMBANKMENTS AND PAVEMENTS (SHOULDER SETTLEMENT AND PARTIAL SLOPE FAILURE, EMBANKMENT FAILURE, DEPRESSIONS AT THE TOPS OF EMBANKMENTS, BRIDGE APPROACH SETTLEMENT), EFFECTS ON HIGHWAY BRIDGES, AND TSUNAMI ORIGIN AND EFFECT.

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    • PART 2
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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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    Public Works Res Inst, Cm /Japan

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  • Authors:
    • Fukuoka, M
    • KURIBAYASHI, E
  • Publication Date: 1971

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  • Accession Number: 00236373
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1973 12:00AM