Civil MDC

Basic Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering – (Malestrom) KAMALESH KUMAR

Table of contents :
Preface ……Page 6
Contents ……Page 8
1.1 Introduction ……Page 12
1.2 Earthquake Records ……Page 13
1.3 Earthquake Records of India ……Page 15
2.1 Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes ……Page 20
2.2 Seismic Waves ……Page 26
2.3 Faults ……Page 28
2.4 Earthquake Magnitude and Intensity ……Page 33
3.1 Introduction ……Page 41
3.2 Earthquake Hazards in India ……Page 42
3.3 Earthquake Hazards in The North Eastern Region ……Page 43
3.5 Earthquake Prediction ……Page 45
3.6 Earthquake Hazard Zonation, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation ……Page 46
3.8 Awareness Campaign ……Page 47
4.2 Soil Properties for Dynamic Loading ……Page 49
4.3 Types of Soils ……Page 50
4.4 Measuring Dynamic Soil Properties ……Page 52
5.1 Site Seismicity ……Page 57
5.2 Seismic Soil Response ……Page 59
5.3 Design Earthquake ……Page 61
6.1 Introduction ……Page 68
6.2 Factors Governing Liquefaction in the Field ……Page 75
6.3 Liquefaction Analysis ……Page 78
6.4 Antiliquefaction Measures ……Page 83
7.1 Introduction ……Page 87
7.2 Bearing Capacity Analysis for Liquefied Soil ……Page 88
7.3 Granular Soil with Earthquake Induced Pore Water Pressure ……Page 93
7.4 Bearing Capacity Analysis for Cohesive Soil Weakened by Earthquake ……Page 94
8.1 Introduction ……Page 98
8.2 Design Criteria ……Page 99
9.1 Introduction ……Page 101
9.2 Inertia Slope Stability-Pseudostatic Method ……Page 102
9.3 Inertia Slope Stability – Newmark Method ……Page 105
9.4 Weakening Slope Stability-Flow Slides ……Page 107
9.5 Weakening Slope Stability-Liquefaction Induced Lateral Spreading ……Page 109
10.1 Introduction ……Page 113
10.2 Pseudostatic Method ……Page 114
10.3 Retaining Wall Analysis for Liquefied Soil ……Page 117
10.5 Restrained Retaining Walls ……Page 119
10.6 Temporary Retaining Walls ……Page 120
11.1 Introduction ……Page 126
11.2 Earthquake Resisting Performance Expectation ……Page 127
11.3 Key Material Parameters For Effective Earthquake Resistant Design ……Page 128
11.4 Earthquake Design Level Ground Motion ……Page 129
11.5 Derivation of Ductile Design Response Spectra ……Page 132
11.6 Analysis and Earthquake Resistant Design Principles ……Page 133
11.7 Earthquake Resistant Structural Systems ……Page 137
11.8 The Importance and Implications of Structural Regularity ……Page 138
11.9 Methods of Analysis ……Page 140

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