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Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils

Michael S. Ross

Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils

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Published by University of Hawaii, College of Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering in [Honolulu] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil liquefaction -- Hawaii.,
    • Calcareous soils -- Testing.,
    • Induced seismicity.,
    • Earthquake engineering.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael S. Ross and Peter G. Nicholson.
      SeriesResearch report ;, UHM/CE/95-05, Research report (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dept. of Civil Engineering) ;, UHM/CE/95-05.
      ContributionsNicholson, Peter G., Hawaii. Highways Division., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA710.3.H3 R67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 83 leaves :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL497344M
      LC Control Number98231661
      OCLC/WorldCa36608049

      The report evaluates the results of a three-year research program conducted to investigate the settlement and liquefaction of sands under multidirectional shaking. The investigation indicated that the behavior of a saturated sand under cyclic loading conditions is a function of its geologic and. Cyclic triaxial strength test results are used for evaluating the ability of a soil to resist the shear stresses induced in a soil mass due to earthquake or other cyclic loading. Cyclic triaxial strength tests may be performed at different values of effective confining pressure on isotropically consolidated specimens to provide data. Soil liquefaction is a complicated phenomenon that can manifest itself in several different ways liquefaction potential, i.e., whether or not liquefaction will occur. The influence of liquefaction In the early stages of cyclic loading,File Size: 8MB. Study on liquefaction of soil available to determine the liquefaction potential of the soil in a site 2) Build Liquefaction Resistant Structures get accumulated only during cyclic loading. However, in layman‟s language, a soil failure resulting from cyclic mobility is referred to as liquefaction.

      Technical definitions. Soil liquefaction occurs when the effective stress (shear strength) of soil is reduced to essentially may be initiated by either monotonic loading (i.e. a single, sudden occurrence of a change in stress – examples include an increase in load on an embankment or sudden loss of toe support) or cyclic loading (i.e. repeated changes in stress condition.


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Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils by Michael S. Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

When submerged and subject to earthquake loading, the potential for liquefaction of calcareous deposits may cause a loss of human life and property, as observed during the Guam earthquake, which was characterized with a moment magnitude, M w, of This earthquake caused significant liquefaction and resulting damage to the commercial facilities and port areas on the deposits, which highlight the importance of understanding the liquefaction of calcareous by: Liquefaction resistance of bio-cemented calcareous sand Article (PDF Available) in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering April with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This conference brought together specialists in cyclic soil behaviour in order to discuss important results and new ideas in the field, and to share expertise in design of various problems involving cyclic or dynamic behaviour of soils. This book covers a variety of topics: * Theory and analysis, including constitutive relations of soil under cyclic loading, post-seismic stability analysis of.

Results from the tests on the uncemented soil display Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils book of the characteristics of the cyclic response of other cohesionless soils.

The more cemented soils sustained higher cyclic stresses and, depending on the load level, showed either elastic behaviour with no pore pressure build-up, eventual stabilization after some pore pressure build-up Cited by: A series of isotropically consolidated undrained monotonic and cyclic triaxial tests were performed using the Playa Santa sand from Porto Rico.

Playa Santa sand is a poorly graded calcareous clean beach sand composed of angular particles with large intra-granular voids. Assessing liquefaction Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils book of calcareous soil (English) Assessing liquefaction potential of calcareous soil Author / Creator: Joer, Laboratory tests of cyclic-load consolidation.

Matsuda, H. Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils book / Sjimizu, Y. | print version. The bottom line of the comparison is that liquefaction occurs when the cumulative dissipated wave energy in situ soil attains the same dissipated energy for a soil specimen to liquefy in a laboratory cyclic loading test, namely Δ E / λ = ∑ Δ by: 6.

Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Soils Liquefaction potential and cyclic loading response of calcareous soils book potential characterizes both earthquake loading and the soil liquefaction resistance in terms of cyclic stresses. But, in the cyclic strain approach, earthquake loading and liquefaction resistance are characterized by cyclic strains.

Soil Dynamics - Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics 27 Maypm - pm Evaluating Liquefaction Resistance of a Calcareous Sand Using the Cone Penetration Test Daniela Porcino University “Mediterranea” of Reggio Calabria, Italy Vincenzo MarcianòCited by: 1.

procedures for evaluating the potential for liquefaction or cyclic failure of low-plasticity silts and clays during earthquake loading. The scope of work involved: (1) developing revised liquefaction susceptibility criteria for fine-grained soils, (2) developing analytical procedures forFile Size: 9MB.

Field penetration tests and shear wave velocity measurements are both established and accepted methods for evaluating liquefaction potential in soils. The However, recent studies have shown that when investigating tropical lagoonal deposits, the same accepted methods for evaluating liquefaction potential often produce significant discrepancies in by: 6.

sand, the soil liquefied at relatively low strains (less than 5%). A typical response of the North Coast calcareous sand at Dr of 40% subject to cyclic loading is presented in Figure (3).

The specimen was consolidated under σ′c of kPa and was axially loaded with a. For loose soil, liquefaction failure occurred, while for dense sand cyclic mobility was evident, where the stress path cycled through or close to zero-p' conditions while the cyclic axial strain increased at a steady rate to large values.

The liquefaction strength was defined in terms of the number of cycles to cause a double-amplitude strain Cited by: that best indicate a soil’s susceptibility to liquefaction. Hence, a soil’s plasticity index is a better indicator. Loose soils with PI ≤ 12 and w c/LL > were susceptible to liquefaction, and loose soils with 12 were systematically more resistant to liquefaction but still susceptible to cyclic Size: 83KB.

This presentation focuses on the liquefaction potential of seismically induced cyclic loading on cohesionless materials. The liquefaction, or cyclic softening, potential of cohesive materials is not addressed in this presentation.

The publications by Youd and Idriss (), Andrus and Stokoe (). For the purposes of this paper, liquefaction refers to "cyclic liquefaction" involving cyclic softening of the soil due to cyclic loading (e.g.

earthquake loading) having sufficient intensity (i.e. cyclic stress levels and/or duration) to allow enough build up of excess pore pressures to make the sandy soil reach a state of zero effective stress (Robertson, ).Cited by: Xiao et al. (a) investigated the effect of cementation solution (CS) content, effective confining pressure, and cyclic stress ratio for the liquefaction resistance of MICP-treated calcareous sand.

The cyclic response of soil is influenced by initial conditions including relative density, grain characteristics, particle-size distribution, effective overburden pressure, cementation, and the amplitude of the by: 1. Experimental assessment of the liquefaction resistance of calcareous biogenous of soil Liquefaction potential in the Earthquakes according to the information available from Babol.

Definition of cyclic loading l l.3 Behaviour of soils under cyclic loading 2 Generai 2 Effect of stres rever als 3 Rate-dependent response of soil 9 Dynamic effects 10 Summary 11 Designing for cyclic loading ll ldentifying situations where cyclic loading should be accounted for.

Seismic response of pore water pressure in surface sand layer (E. Yanagisawa et al.). A study of earthquake resistance of highway abutments during liquefaction (T.

Ishibashi et al.). Assessing the effects of potential liquefaction - a practising engineer's perspective (E.E. Rinne). Experimental Soil Book Edition: 1. Microbial-induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) represents a promising approach to improve the geotechnical engineering properties of soils through the precipitation of calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) at soil particle contacts and soil particle surfaces.

An extensive experimental study was undertaken to investigate the influence of initial relative density on the efficiency of the biocementation process, the reduction of liquefaction susceptibility, and the cyclic response Cited by: 1.

As clearly revealed by the adopted cyclic stress ratio levels and consolidation stress histories of soil samples, the intent of these criteria seems to assess liquefaction potential (better to refer to it as triggering) response of Adapazari soils, specifically subjected to Kocaeli Earthquake (M w = ) shaking.

This limits the global Author: K. Önder Çetin, H. Tolga Bilge. Introduction. Liquefaction is a serious phenomenon which often manifests itself in areas having loose, saturated, sandy soils following strong earthquakes or vibrations Liquefaction is manifested as a drastic loss of shear strength and stiffness of the affected soil, resulting from a sharp increase in internal pore water pressure which builds up during load cycles imparted by earthquakes or.

When fine and clay content increases, excess pore water pressure decreases constant cyclic stress ratio in nonplastic silty soils. In addition, the applicability of the used criteria for the assessment of liquefaction susceptibility of fine grained soils is examined using laboratory test by: 4.

The study of cohesive soils behavior during and immediately after cyclic loading is especially difficult because of their structure variability and the major influence of structural characteristics on dynamic properties, which makes testing of reconstituted samples of.

As mentioned earlier, soil liquefaction is a complex phenomenon, involving different soil responses depending on the material stress-strain behaviour, type of loading, initial stress, etc For the purposes of this paper, liquefaction refers to “cyclic lique-faction” involving cyclic softening of the soil due to cyclic loading (e g.

Estimation of the cyclic resistance ratio (CRR) of the soil, i.e. the cyclic shear stress ratio which is required to cause initial liquefaction of the soil. Evaluation of factor of safety against liquefaction potential of in situ soils. Evaluation of Cyclic Stress Ratio (CSR) Simplified procedureFile Size: KB.

Liquefaction characteristics of crushable pumice sand impact of soil liquefaction to the built environment (e.g., Orense et al. With the central government, local councils and The cyclic loading in the tests were applied by a hydraulic-powered loading File Size: KB.

Liquefaction Characteristics Liquefaction is the loss of shear strength in saturated cohesionless soils that are subjected to a dynamic load (Coduto, ). As a dynamic load is placed upon a saturated cohesionless soil the pore water pressure rises and, as a result, the effective stress reduces.

Attention is focused on simulation and characterization of the in situ seabed conditions, in addition to the measured foundation response.

A key aspect of the latter is the performance under cyclic loading due to cyclonic storm conditions, giving rise to cumulative settlement and potential instability caused by partial liquefaction of the by: 7. Soil Liquefaction Assessment by Anisotropic Cyclic Triaxial Test: /ch Liquefaction of saturated sandy soils is one of the most significant aspects of earthquake triggered natural hazards.

The main mechanism deals with the lossAuthor: Koray Ulamis. liquefaction - soil under continued deformation at low residual stress; initial liquefaction; limited liquefaction with limited strain potential - cyclic mobility or cyclic liquefaction; stress conditions causing liquefaction of sands in 10 cycles; simplified method for shear stress evaluation and liquefaction.

Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential of Calcareous Sand (English) Morioka, B. / Nicholson, P. / International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers New search for: Morioka, B. Comparing CPT and Vs Liquefaction Triggering Methods P.

Robertson, 1 Abstract: Significant developments have taken place over the past 20 years to evaluate the liquefaction potential of soils using in situ tests.

The cone penetration test (CPT) is now commonly used to evaluate liquefaction potential in soils. This paper deals with pre- and post-liquefaction behaviour of a silica sand tested under simple shear (SS) loading conditions.

Post-liquefaction response was investigated taking into account two main features: evaluation of liquefaction-induced volumetric strains resulting from the "dissipation" of pore water pressures; assessment of re-liquefaction characteristics of sand which has previously.

In terms of axial strain development, calcareous sand also had a unique response under cyclic triaxial loading; axial strain gradually increased until cyclic liquefaction was reached.

Whereas for the Ottawa silica sand a sudden marked increase in axial strains was consistently observed just before samples reaching a state of cyclic liquefaction. liquefaction potential was assessed in the conventional manner comparing the cyclic resistance ratio (after appropriate consideration of correction factors used in laboratory cyclic testing) to the seismic demand (CSR).

The approach described in the case historyCited by: 1. to cyclic shear deformations. The change of state occurs most readily in loose to moderately dense granular soils with poor drainage, such as silty sands or sands and gravels capped by or containing seams of impermeable sediment.

As liquefaction occurs, the soil stratum softens, allowing large cyclic defor-mations to Size: KB. Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential of Calcareous Sand Natural cementation between particles further complicates the behavioral properties of this soil type.

Triaxial cyclic strength testing of calcareous and silica sands was performed in conjunction with full-scale cone penetration tests performed in a calibration chamber Cited by:   In the cyclic stress approach the pore pressure generation is related to the cyclic shear stresses, hence the earthquake loading is represented in terms of cyclic shear stresses.

Liquefaction resistance of soil depends on how close the initial state of soil is to the state corresponding to failure. The liquefaction resistance can be calculated. Soil Liquefaction Pdf Earthquakes – The Cliffs Notes Version Irvine, California Ross W.

Boulanger Call it liquefaction, cyclic Do not use the Chinese Criteria. Potential for cyclic softening of clay-like or cohesive fine-grained soils is best evaluated using procedures that are similar to, or Take home pointsFile Size: 1MB.Liquefaction potential in a soil layer increases with decreasing fines content and plasticity of the soil.

Cohesionless soils having less than 15 percent (by weight) of particles smaller than mm, a liquid limit less than 35 percent, and an in situ water contentFile Size: 35KB.).

Liquefaction-induced ground failure is influenced by the thickness ebook non-liquefied and liquefied soil layers (Ishi-hara, ). Measures to mitigate the damages caused by liquefaction require accurate evaluation of liquefaction po-tential of soils.

The potential for liquefaction to occur at certain depth at aCited by: