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Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

ISBN-10: 0071792384
ISBN-13: 9780071792387
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Robert Day
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 692
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Engineering Geology
Geotechnical Engineering Terms
Symbols and Units
Book Outline
Introduction to Earthquakes
Basic Earthquake Principles
Plate Tectonics
Types of Faults
Seismograph
Seismic Waves
Magnitude of an Earthquake
Local Magnitude Scale M<sub>L</sub>
Surface Wave Magnitude Scale M<sub>s</sub>
Moment Magnitude Scale M<sub>w</sub>
Comparison of Magnitude Scales
Summary
Intensity of an Earthquake
Problems
Common Earthquake Effects
Introduction
Surface Rupture
Description
Damage Caused by Surface Rupture
Regional Subsidence
Liquefaction
Introduction
Settlement and Bearing Capacity Failures
Waterfront Structures
How Slides
Lateral Spreading
Slope Movement
Types of Earthquake-Induced Slope Movement
Examples of Earthquake-Induced Slope Movement
Seismic Evaluation of Slope Stability
Tsunami and Seiche
Earthquake Structural Damage
Introduction
Earthquake-Induced Settlement
Torsion
Soft Story
Definition and Examples
Pancaking
Shear Walls
Wood-Frame Structures
Pounding Damage
Impact Damage from Collapse of Adjacent Structures
Asymmetry
Resonance of the Structure
Soft Ground Effects
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Analyses
Site Investigation for Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Introduction
Scope of the Site Investigation
Screening Investigation
Quantitative Evaluation
Subsurface Exploration
Borings, Test Pits, and Trenches
Soil Sampling
Standard Penetration Test
Cone Penetration Test
Laboratory Testing
Shear Strength
Cyclic Triaxial Test
Peak Ground Acceleration
Introduction
Methods Used to Determine the Peak Ground Acceleration
Example of the Determination of Peak Ground Acceleration
Local Soil and Geologic Conditions
Report Preparation
Problems
Liquefaction
Introduction
Laboratory Liquefaction Studies
Laboratory Data from Ishihara
Laboratory Data from Seed and Lee
Main Factors that Govern Liquefaction in the Field
Liquefaction Analysis
Introduction
Cyclic Stress Ratio Caused by the Earthquake
Cyclic Resistance Ratio from the Standard Penetration Test
Factor of Safety against Liquefaction
Example Problem
Cyclic Resistance Ratio from the Cone Penetration Test
Cyclic Resistance Ratio from the Shear Wave Velocity
Report Preparation
Problems
Earthquake-Induced Settlement
Introduction
Settlement versus Factor of Safety against Liquefaction
Introduction
Methods of Analysis
Limitations
Liquefaction-Induced Ground Damage
Types of Damage
Method of Analysis
Example Problem
Volumetric Compression
Main Factors Causing Volumetric Compression
Simple Settlement Chart
Method by Tokimatsu and Seed
Example Problem
Limitations
Settlement due to Dynamic Loads Caused by Rocking
Problems
Bearing Capacity Analyses for Earthquakes
Introduction
General, Punching, and Local Shear
Bearing Capacity Failures
Shear Strength
One-Third Increase in Bearing Pressure for Seismic Conditions
Bearing Capacity Analyses for Liquefied Soil
Introduction
Punching Shear Analysis
Terzaghi Bearing Capacity Equation
Deep Foundations
Other Design Considerations
Example Problem
Granular Soil with Earthquake-Induced Pore Water Pressures
Introduction
Bearing Capacity Equation
Example Problem
Bearing Capacity Analysis for Cohesive Soil Weakened by the Earthquake
Introduction
Bearing Capacity Equation
Example Problem
Report Preparation
Problems
Slope Stability Analyses for Earthquakes
Introduction
Inertia Slope Stability Analysis
Weakening Slope Stability Analysis
Cross Section and Soil Properties
Inertia Slope Stability-Pseudostatic Method
Introduction
Selection of the Seismic Coefficient
Wedge Method
Method of Slices
Landslide Analysis
Other Slope Stability Considerations
Example Problem
Inertia Slope Stability-Newmark Method
Introduction
Example Problem
Limitation of the Newmark Method
Weakening Slope Stability-Flow Slides
Introduction
Factor of Safety against Liquefaction for Slopes
Stability Analysis for Liquefied Soil
Liquefied Shear Strength
Weakening Slope Stability-Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading
Introduction
Empirical Methods
Summary
Weakening Slope Stability-Strain-Softening Soil
Mitigation of Slope Hazards
Allowable Lateral Movement
Mitigation Options
Report Preparation
Problems
Retaining Wall Analyses for Earthquakes
Introduction
Retaining Wall Analyses for Static Conditions
Retaining Wall Analyses for Earthquake Conditions
One-Third Increase in Soil Properties for Seismic Conditions
Pseudostatic Method
Introduction
Method by Seed and Whitman
Method by Mononobe and Okabe
Example Problem
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Retaining Walls
Retaining Wall Analyses for Liquefied Soil
Introduction
Design Pressures
Sheet Pile Walls
Summary
Retaining Wall Analyses for Weakened Soil
Restrained Retaining Walls
Introduction
Method of Analysis
Example Problem
Temporary Retaining Walls
Static Design
Earthquake Analysis
Problems
Other Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Analyses
Introduction
Surface Rupture Zone
Introduction
Design Approach
Groundwater
Pavement Design
Introduction
Flexible Pavements
Earthquake Design
Pipeline Design
Introduction
Static Design
Earthquake Design
Response Spectrum
Introduction
Response Spectrum per the Uniform Building Code
Alternate Method
Example Problem
Foundations on Rock
Lightly Loaded Foundations on Rock
Heavily Loaded Foundations on Rock
Deep Foundations
Introduction
Vertical Loading Conditions
Downdrag Loads
Eccentric Loads
Lateral Loads
Problems
Site Improvement Methods to Mitigate Earthquake Effects
Grading and Other Soil Improvement Methods
Introduction
Grading
Other Site Improvement Methods
Soil Replacement
Water Removal
Site Strengthening
Grouting
Thermal
Summary
Groundwater Control
Introduction
Methods of Groundwater Control
Groundwater Control for Slopes
Foundation Alternatives to Mitigate Earthquake Effects
Introduction
Shallow Foundations
Deep Foundations
Introduction
Pier and Grade Beam Support
Prestressed Concrete Piles
Foundations for Single-Family Houses
Raised Wood Floor Foundation
Slab-on-Grade
California Northridge Earthquake
Problems
Building Codes and Summary Chapter
Earthquake Provisions in Building Codes
Introduction
Code Development
Limitations of Building Codes
International Building Code
Introduction
Soils Investigation
Excavation, Grading, and Fill
Presumptive Load-Bearing Values
General Regulations for Footings and Foundations
Retaining Walls
Site Class
Peak Ground Acceleration
Report Preparation
Problems
Summary of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Introduction
Summary of Site Investigation
Summary of Peak Ground Acceleration
MCE<sub>G</sub> Peak Ground Acceleration
Summary of Engineering Analyses
Materials Weakened during the Earthquake
Materials Not Weakened by the Earthquake
Summary of Mitigation Measures
Glossaries
Field Testing Terminology
Laboratory Testing Terminology
Terminology for Engineering Analysis and Computations
Compaction, Grading, and Construction Terminology
Earthquake Terminology
Glossary References
EQSEARCH, EQFAULT, and FRISKSP Computer Programs
Conversion Factors
Example of a Geotechnical Report Dealing with Earthquake Engineering
Solutions to Problems
References
Index follows Appendix F

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