Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Soil Liquefaction and Seismic Safety of Dams and Monuments

Edited by Abbas Moustafa

Minia University, Egypt

This book sheds lights on recent advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering with special emphasis on soil liquefaction, soil-structure interaction, seismic safety of dams and underground monuments, mitigation strategies against landslide and fire whirlwind resulting from earthquakes and vibration of a layered rotating plant and Bryan's effect. The book contains sixteen chapters covering several interesting research topics written by researchers and experts from several countries. The research reported in this book is useful to graduate students and researchers working in the fields of structural and earthquake engineering. The book will also be of considerable help to civil engineers working on construction and repair of engineering structures, such as buildings, roads, dams and monuments.

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1. Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes – Geoscience and Geotechnical Perspectives

By Robert C. Lo and Yumei Wang

2565

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2. Lateral In-Situ Stress Measurements to Diagnose Liquefaction

By Richard L. Handy

1571

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3. Review on Liquefaction Hazard Assessment

By Neelima Satyam

3175

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4. Liquefaction Remediation

By Sarfraz Ali

4011

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5. Simplified Analyses of Dynamic Pile Response Subjected to Soil Liquefaction and Lateral Spread Effects

By Lin Bor-Shiun

4207

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6. Non-Linear Numerical Analysis of Earthquake- Induced Deformation of Earth-Fill Dams

By Babak Ebrahimian

4118

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7. Selection of the Appropriate Methodology for Earthquake Safety Assessment of Dam Structures

By Hasan Tosun and Evren Seyrek

3357

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8. Earthquake Response Analysis and Evaluation for Earth-Rock Dams

By Zhenzhong Shen, Lei Gan, Juan Cui and Liqun Xu

1552

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9. Recent Landslide Damming Events and Their Hazard Mitigation Strategies

By Ahsan Sattar and Kazuo Konagai

1678

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10. Rate-Dependent Nonlinear Seismic Response Analysis of Concrete Arch Dam

By Xiao Shiyun

1647

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11. Seismic Potential Improvement of Road Embankment

By Ken-ichi Tokida

1508

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12. Seismic Response Analysis and Protection of Underground Monumental Structures – The Catacombs of Kom EL-Shoqafa, Alexandria, Egypt

By Sayed Hemeda

1788

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13. Seismic Protection of Monolithic Objects of Art Using a Constrained Oscillating Base

By Alessandro Contento and Angelo Di Egidio

1191

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14. Application of a Highly Reduced One- Dimensional Spring-Dashpot System to Inelastic SSI Systems Subjected to Earthquake Ground Motions

By Masato Saitoh

1454

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15. Numerical Prediction of Fire Whirlwind Outbreak and Scale Effect of Whirlwind Behavior

By Seigo Sakai

1034

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16. The Vibration of a Layered Rotating Planet and Bryan’s Effect

By Michael Y. Shatalov, Stephan V. Joubert and Charlotta E. Coetzee

1220

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