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Proceedings of the Seventh U.S.-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Soil Liquefaction

Edited by T.D. O'Rourke, J.P. Bardet and M. Hamada

MCEER-99-0019 | 11/11/1999 | 674 pages

About the Report:

TOC: The table of contents is provided.

Notes: A workshop summary is provided.

Keywords: Lifelines. Earthquake resistant design. Liquefaction. Ground deformation. Liquefaction remediation. Liquefaction prevention. Water supply systems. Lateral spreading. Man made islands. Artificial fill. Underground transmission lines. Pipelines. Waterfront structures. Pile foundations. Quay walls. Pile bending moments. Applied element method.

Abstract: The 43 papers in this volume present information about the seismic design of lifeline facilities and methods to prevent liquefaction. The papers are grouped into the following categories: 1) Liquefaction and ground deformation; 2) Lifelines and earthquake effects; and 3) Waterfront structures, pile foundations, and buildings. The appendices contain: 1) reports created in working group sessions; 2) the workshop agenda; and 3) a list of workshop participants.