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Effects of liquefaction on pile foundations

John C. Horne

Effects of liquefaction on pile foundations

by John C. Horne

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Available through the National Technical Information Service in [Olympia, Wash.], [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piling (Civil engineering),
  • Soil liquefaction,
  • Bridges -- Earthquake effects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John C. Horne, Steven L. Kramer.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Dept. of Transportation., Washington State Transportation Center., Washington State Transportation Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 116, A-12 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17576854M
    OCLC/WorldCa40362498

    term, our abilities to reliably design pile foundations in soil profiles that are susceptible to liquefaction and lateral spreading. This project was motivated by the large costs associated with the construction of new pile foundations and the remediation of existing foundations in areas where liquefaction and lateral spreading are a concern. engineering structures. Pile foundations are especially vulnerable to liquefaction since they are used to support structures near (in) river beds, in reclaimed land and coastal areas that are susceptible to liquefaction. This issue is very relevant for New Zealand since liquefaction is recognized as one of the principal seismic hazards affecting.

      Effects of liquefaction Loss of support to building foundations. The liquefied soil under that weight is forced into any cracks and crevasses it can find, including those in the dry soil above, or the cracks between concrete slabs. Settlement of the ground surface due to the loss of soil from underground. effects of liquefaction on dynamic behavior of pile-soil-structurc sys­ tems using our approaches. Behaviour of piles subjected to lateral forces is complicate prob­ lem even without liquefaction phenomena. Effects of multi-layer of soils, grouping and rigidity of foundation are main research : Tadahiko Shiomi, Michlo Sugumoto, Yoshimasa Shigeno, Yoshio Suzuki.

    Earthquake geotechnical engineering: 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering: invited lectures. Surface Foundations --Liquefaction Performance of Shallow Foundations in Presence of a Soil Crust --Seismic Design of Pile Foundations for Liquefaction Effects --Seismic Analysis and Design of Geotechnical Structures. Soil liquefaction, also called earthquake liquefaction, ground failure or loss of strength that causes otherwise solid soil to behave temporarily as a viscous phenomenon occurs in water-saturated unconsolidated soils affected by seismic S waves (secondary waves), which cause ground vibrations during gh earthquake shock is the best known cause of liquefaction.


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Effects of liquefaction on pile foundations by John C. Horne Download PDF EPUB FB2

So, buckling of pile foundation is very likely to occur when it supports large axial loads and loss its lateral support due to soil liquefaction. Pile foundation is anticipated to buckle if pile toe is fixed in a bedrock and the axial load supported by the pile is substantially large in Effects of liquefaction on pile foundations book with Euler buckling load of an equivalent : Madeh Izat Hamakareem.

Seismic design of pile foundations for liquefaction effects Pushover analyses of the global bridge structure can be used to estimate this load transfer behavior.

Procedures for the seismic design of pile foundations for liquefaction effects are presented with emphasis on the conditions relevant to bridges. Two local subsystems for a bridge are discussed in detail: (1) pile groups in laterally spreading ground away from the abutments and (2) pile groups at the abutments where the restraining or Cited by: The book provides designers and practicing civil engineers with a sound knowledge of pile behaviour in liquefiable soils and easy-to-use methods to design pile foundations in seismic regions.

effects of liquefaction on pile foundations Liquefaction of soils has caused considerable damage to pile-supported structures such as bridges and buildings in earthquakes. This project attempted to identify the most important impacts of liquefaction on pile foundations and to develop and verify new tools that allow those effects on pile.

EC8 requires the assessment of a site to determine its vulnerability to liquefaction. Pile foundations can suffer the effects of soil liquefaction around the in a number of ways. These are considered in detail next.

Buckling of piles in liquefiable soils. foundations this feature of SSI is thought to be relatively small compared with inertial interaction. Thus the observations and conclusion from this study are thought to also apply to the majority of shallow foundations.

Research objectives The research focuses on an understanding of the effect of liquefaction on shallow foundations and. Ashford, S.A., Boulanger, R.W., and Brandenberg, S.J.“Recommended Design Practice for Pile Foundations in Lateral Spreading Ground” PEER Report /04, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 68 p.

LQ soil It is incorrect to displace the pile head to match theFile Size: 1MB. – Bridges and Pile Foundations. If the structure or a bridge pier supported on pile is subjected to liquefaction as a result of earthquake than either the pile foundation will buckle or it will slightly tilt after shaking due to earthquake.

– Sloping Grounds. Effects of Earthquake-induced Liquefaction on Pile Foundations in Sloping Ground. Stuart Haigh, Cambridge University Geotechnical Engineering Group. Abstract. The many large earthquakes of recent years, including those at Northridge, Kobe, Turkey, Taiwan and India have highlighted the risks that these events can pose to life and infrastructure.

During a seismic event, liquefaction-susceptible soils offer less lateral resistance as well as reduced shaft resistance to a deep foundation. Liquefaction effects on deep foundation performance must be considered for deep foundations in seismic areas. • Deep foundations are often used as fender systems to protect bridge piers from vessel.

The liquefaction potential assessment method was reviewed and revised for the Level 2 Earthquake Motion. Moreover, the seismic design of pier foundations for liquefaction-induced ground flow was newly prescribed. Later, the Design Specifications for Highway Bridges were revised in (Japan Road Association,Japan Road Association, Cited by: 2.

Liquefaction-induced downdragvarying from near zero to excessive in drilled shafts and pile foundations were observed in the February 7, Maule Magnitude earthquake in Chile. This study presents an analytical method to account for liquefaction-induced downdrag in piles and drilled Size: KB.

The effects of lateral ground deformation after liquefaction on a group of pile foundations were studied using the finite difference program mentioned above, and the failure mechanism of group piles in liquefaction-induced lateral spreading ground was obtained.

The applicability of the program was preliminarily : Yan-li Wang, Yan-li Wang, Zhan-lin Cheng, Yong Wang. The effects of liquefaction-induced lateral spreading on pile foundations F. Miura Yamaguchi University, Department of Civil Engineering, Ube, Japan H.

Stewart and T. O'Rourke Cornell University, School of Civil and Environmental Eng., Ithaca, NYUSA Observations of pile foundation performance during previous earthquakes have shown that pile failure has been caused by lateral Cited by: 6.

Effective stress analysis of pile foundations in liquefiable soil H. Bowen, M. Cubrinovski University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Soil liquefaction during earthquakes can cause very large loads on pile foundations including large Effects of liquefaction on the ground response are evident in Figure 5 where acceleration time.

The effects of soil liquefaction on the built environment can be extremely damaging. Buildings whose foundations bear directly on sand which liquefies will experience a sudden loss of support, which will result in drastic and irregular settlement of the building causing structural damage, including cracking of foundations and damage to the building structure, or leaving the structure.

Effects Of Earthquake On Foundation In Geotechnical Engineering Category: Geotechnical engineering If you are a geotechnical engineer dealing with foundations, mechanics, statics and dynamics of soil; then you must be well aware of the earthquake history, pattern and nature.

Liquefaction can cause large lateral loads on pile foundations. Piles driven through a weak, potentially liquefiable, soil layer to a stronger layer not only have to carry vertical loads from the superstructure, but must also be able to resist horizontal loads and bending moments induced by lateral movements if the weak layer liquefies.

Importance of Soil Liquefaction After Liquefaction, the soil no longer behaves as an inactive grid of particles. The strength and stiffness of the liquefied soil are significantly decreased, often resulting in a variety of structural failures.H ence, a liquefied ground is no longer considered stable and fit for construction of structures.

effect of liquefaction from vibrations of offshore monopile foundations on scour by performing scaled flume experiments, where liquefaction is induced by a monotonic excess pore water pressure (EPWP).

Liquefaction is known to be caused by EPWP build up under cyclic loading and normally.Figure 1. Typical pile-soil configurations (design cases) and corresponding simplified beam models issue in connection with the significant effects of the pile head constraints enforced by a non-liquefiable soil crust.

In the first of the above design cases [case (a) in Fig. 1], the pile will respond as a File Size: KB.the effects of liquefaction and ground improvement by sand compaction piles on the response of an oil-storage tank supported on pile foundations.

On the west part of the man-made Mikagehama Island, a kl oil-storage tank is by: 5.