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Proceedings of the 8th US-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Liquefaction


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Technical Program

December 16, 2002  (Monday)
Registration (Room: Chidori)  8:00- 8:50
  Opening Session (Room: Chidori)  8:50-10:00
  Opening remarks
M. Hamada and J.P. Bardet
  Lessons learned from the World Trade Center disaster about critical lifeline systems
T.D. O’Rourke
  Coffee/Tea Break 10:00-10:15
  Technical Session I (Room: Chidori) 10:15-12:15
  Theme: Response and Design of Pipelines Subject to Permanent Ground Deformations
Chairs: L. Lund and N. Suzuki
  (I-1) Requirements for designing safe and cost effective pipelines in seismic areas
S.T. Barbas
  (I-2) Numerical study for rupture behavior of buried gas pipeline subjected to seismic fault displacement
Y. Ogawa, Y. Fujita, Y. Yanou, T. Mekata. M. Kawakami and K. Watanabe
  (I-3) Design consideration to ensure pipeline integrity at fault crossing
N. Suzuki, H. Kishino,K. Yoshizaki and S. Yasuda
  (I-4) Centrifuge modeling of PGD response of buried pipe
M.J. O’Rourke
  (I-5) Seismic effect for submarine pipelines by active fault movement
O. Kiyomiya, M. Ichihashi and T. Kikuchi
  (I-6) Recommended practice for design of gas transmission pipelines in areas subject to liquefaction
T. Kobayashi, K. Shimamura, N. Oguchi, Y. Ogawa, T. Uchida, S. Kojima, T. Kitano and K. Tamamoto
  Lunch 12:15-13:15
  Technical Session II (Room: Chidori)  13:15-15:35

Theme: Design, Mitigation, and Rehabilitation of Lifeline Systems
Chairs: S. Yasuda and M.J. O’Rourke

  (II-1) Pipeline seismic mitigation using trenchless technology
L.V. Lund
  (II-2) Earthquake-resistant design for pipelines subjected to permanent ground deformation using EPS backfill
K. Yoshizaki and T. Sakanoue
  (II-3) Effects of ground movement on concrete channel
C.A. Davis, J.P. Bardet and J. Hu
  (II-4) Effectiveness of remedial measures by shear deformation constraint method
N. Yoshida and H. Kiku
  (II-5) Seismic risk management of lifeline systems
K. Yamamoto, M. Hoshiya and H. Ohno
  (II-6) Development of earthquake resistance evaluation method for buried pipeline networks
Y. Shimizu, K. Koganemaru and N. Suzuki
  (II-7) Rate-dependency of sand under low effective stress as observed in laboratory shear tests
I. Towhata and C.P. Gallage
  Coffee/Tea Break 15:35-15:50
  Technical Session III (Room: Chidori) 15:50-17:50

Theme: Advancing the State-of-the-Art of Liquefaction Hazard Mapping
Chairs: A.W. Elgamal and I. Towhata

  (III-1) Application of the liquefaction potential index to liquefaction hazard mapping
T.L. Holzer, S. Toprak, and M.J. Bennett
  (III-2) Consideration of liquefaction in HAZUS regional earthquake loss estimation
C. Scawthorn and H.A. Seligson
  (III-3) Spatial modeling of liquefaction-induced ground deformation in Kobe Port-Island
J.P. Bardet and J. Hu
  (III-4) Ground deformation and questionnaire survey on witnesses of liquefaction during the 2000 Tottori- ken Seibu earthquake
M. Miyajima, M. Yoshida and M. Kitaura
  (III-5) Discriminant technique of liquefied ground by use of observed earthquake records
J. Kiyono, K. Toki and M. Morishita
  (III-6) Estimation of the zones susceptible to liquefaction-induced flow in Tokyo
S. Yasuda, Y. Shimizu, K. Koganemaru, R. Isoyama, E. Ishida and K. Matsumoto
Tuesday, December 17, 2002
  Registration (Room: Hako) 8:00- 8:30
  Technical Session IV (Room: Hako) 8:30-10:10

Theme: Fault Ruptures, Ground Movement and Their Effects on Structures
Chairs: K. Konagai and I.M. Idriss

  (IV-1) Actual observations and numerical simulations of surface fault ruptures and their effects on engineering structures
Ö. Aydan
  (IV-2) Dynamic simulation of base fault motion for studying ground surface deformation
M. Meguro and P.K. Ramancharla
  (IV-3) Seismic compression: Effects on lifelines and updated analysis method
J.P. Stewart, D.H. Whang and P.M. Smith
  (IV-4) Fault-inflicted damage to civil infrastructures – Lessons learned and possible remedial measures.
K. Konagai
  (IV-5) Near-field effects on the 2000 western Tottori-prefecture earthquake on Kasho dam
T. Ohmachi
  Coffee/Tea break 10:10-10:25
  Technical Session V (Room: Hako)  10:25-12:45

Theme: Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Lifeline Systems
Chairs: J.P. Bardet and M. Miyajima

  (V-1) Seismic performance criteria for lifeline systems
M. Shinozuka
  (V-2) Damage assessment of railway structures using numerical simulation and vibration measurement
F. Uehan and K. Meguro
  (V-3) Modeling of soil-structure bridge systems
A.W. Elgamal
  (V-4) Seismic performance evaluation method for underground structures
T. Nishioka and S. Unjoh
  (V-5) Numerical modeling of seismic earth dam response on liquefiable foundation
Z. Yang, A.W. Elgamal, K. Adalier and M. Sharp
  (V-6) Evaluation of dynamic earth pressures acting on subway structure subjected to earthquake loading
T. Iwatate and A. Che
  (V-7) Interpretation and visualization of model test data for slope failure in liquefying soil
B.L. Kutter, E. Malvic, R. Kulasingam and R. Boulanger
  Lunch  12:45-13:45
  Technical Session VI (Room: Hako) 13:45-15:45

Theme: Liquefaction Potential and Characteristics of Soils by Field and Laboratory Experiments
Chairs: T. Sato and T.L. Youd

  (VI-1) Direct Evaluation for the liquefaction characteristics of soil in situ
E.M. Rathje, W.J. Chang and K.H. Stokoe, II
  (VI-2) A monitoring and visualization technique for liquefaction using resistivity
M. Jinguuji, S. Kunimatsu and S. Toprak
  (VI-3) Characterization of the liquefaction potential of native ground failure sites in west Kobe, Japan, during the 1995 Hyogo- nambu (great Hanshin) earthquake, by the spectral analysis of surface waves (SASW) method
R. Kayen, Y. Tanaka, T. Kishida and S. Sugimoto
  (VI-4) Experimental evaluation of viscid properties of liquefied sand
J. Kawamura, K. Hattori and H. Akagi
  (VI-5) Selection of a reinforcement method for sewage system structures based on earthquake risk management
T. Kawakami, K. Yamamoto, T. Ohsumi and A. Yuasa
  (VI-6) New type simulation model for sand deposit during huge earthquake-shaking table test and simulation
S. Okamoto, K. Sakashita and K. Fukushima
  Coffee/Tea Break 15:45-16:00
  Technical Session VII (Room: Hako) 16:00-18:20

Theme: Behavior of Piles in Liquefied and Laterally Spreading Ground-I
Chairs: S.A. Ashford and H. Mizuno

  (VII-1) Effects of spacing on performance of pile groups undergoing lateral spreading
K. Ishihara
  (VII-2) Seismic Response of large diameter cast in place concrete piles in layered liquefiable soils
W.D.L. Finn and N. Fujita
  (VII-3) Characteristics of the external force acting on a pile during liquefaction-induced lateral flow ofthe ground
S. Higuchi and T. Matsuda
  (VII-4) Visualization of soil-pile interaction during earthquakes
A. Abe, J.F. Meneses and F. Kuwabara
  (VII-5) Dimensional simulation of pile-ground system during liquefaction and following ground flow process
T. Sato, T. Matsumaru, F. Zhang, Y. Moon and R. Uzuoka
  (VII-6) Evaluation of passive site remediation against earthquake induced liquefaction and its hazards effect on deep foundations
A. Pamuk, T. Abdoun and P.M. Gallagher
  (VII-7) Report of the reconnaissance of the November 3, 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake
R. Kayen
  Banquet (Room: Hako) 19:00
Wednesday, December 18, 2002
  Technical Session VIII (Room: Chidori) 8:40-10:20

Theme: Behaviour of Piles in Liquefied and Laterally Spreading Ground-II
Chairs: N. Yoshida and W.D.L. Finn

  (VIII-1) Measurement of ground deformation induced by liquefaction and faulting in the earthquake area of the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake
O. Aksu, J.P. Bardet, V.O. Atak,M. Onder and Ö. Aydan
  (VIII-2) Observed behavior of lifelines subjected to lateral spreading: Tokachi blast experiment
S.A. Ashford and T. Juimarongrit
  (VIII-3) Stiffness and damping of soil-pile system in liquefaction process
H. Mizuno and T. Hirade
  (VIII-4) Performance of retrofitted pile foundations subjected to seismically induced lateral spreading
T. Abdoun and Y. Wang
  (VIII-5) Analysis of soil-pile interaction
S. Iai and T. Tobita
  Coffee/Tea Break 10:20-10:40
  Technical Session IX (Room: Chidori) 10:40-12:20

Theme: Ground Motion Characteristics and Liquefaction
Chairs: T.L. Holzer and S. Iai

  (IX-1) Statistical investigation on relationships between building damage and ground performance including liquefaction during the Hyogoken-Nambu (Kobe) earthquake
K. Wakamatsu and A. Numata
  (IX-2) Effects of ground motion characteristics and fines content on liquefaction resistance based on case histories
T. Sasaki and K. Tamura
  (IX-3) Influence of liquefaction on response spectra at wildlife, California and Port Island, Japan instrument sites
T.L. Youd and B.L. Carter
  (IX-4) Energy-based liquefaction analysis of earthquake site response
T. Tobita and J.P. Bardet
  (IX-5) Probabilistic evaluation of seismic soil liquefaction potential using CPT
R.E.S. Moss and R.B. Seed
  Lunch  12:20-13:20 
  Group Discussions Led by Workshop Reporters  13:20-15:20
  The following three themes shall be discussed at the group meetings, and the reporters will provide a 10 minute synopsis of important issues raised at the Closing Session.
  1. Earthquake Resistant Design of Pile Foundations in Liquefiable Ground (Room: Chidori (A))
    Reporters: A.W. Elgamal, T. Abdoun, H. Mizuno, and N. Yoshida

  2. Design, Mitigation and Rehabilitation of Lifeline Systems Against Earthquakes (Room: Chidori (B))
    Reporters: L.V. Lund, M.J. O’Rourke, Y. Shimizu, S. Iai

  3. Liquefaction, Lateral Spreads, Fault Ruptures, and Permanent Ground Deformation Effects on Structures (Room: Bouvardia)
    Reporters: J.P. Bardet, T.L. Youd, K. Yoshizaki, M. Miyajima

  NEES Presentation and Discussion) (Room: Chidori)   15:50-16:30

Presentation and discussion on Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES).
Presenters/Discussers: J.P. Bardet, B. Kutter, J. Stewart, and K. Stokoe

  Closing Session (Room: Chidori)  16:30-17:00
Thursday, December 19, 2002 (Tentative)

Technical Site Visit

  Seismic Reinforcement of Earth Dams, Tokyo Metropolitan Gov.
  Note: On this day, one-day-technical tour to Niigata city to see the lateral spread sites and damage caused by the 1964 Niigata earthquake may be organized if there is interest from the workshop participants (The cost of the trip is about 20,000 Yen).

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