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2010
Monday, May 24th
12:00 AM

A New Method for Evaluating Spatial Variability of Soil Strains Developed during Earthquakes Based on Electrical Resistivity Concepts Using Green’s Function

Zhihua Li, AMEC Geomatrix, Inc., Oakland, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Insight to the Effect of Initial Static Shear Stress on the Liquefaction of Sands

S. Mohsen Haeri, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Mehdi Pouragha, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Applicability Test of Soil Improvement Using Micro-Bubbles Against Soil Liquefaction

Koichi Nagao, Sato Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan
Naoaki Suemasa, Tokyo City University, Japan
Tatsuo Akashi, NILIM, Government of Japan, Japan
Mikio Futaki, Center for Better Living, Japan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Assessing Cross anisotropy of Small-Strain Stiffness Using the Resonant Column apparatus

Amit K. Sultaniya, University of Southampton, U.K.
Christopher R. I. Clayton, University of Southampton, U.K.
Jeffrey A. Priest, University of Southampton, U.K.
Khairul Anuar Mohd. Nayan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Mohd. Raihan Taha, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Centrifuge Modeling of the Influence of Pre-Existing Fractures in Multilayered Soils on Ground Deformations

P. Hu, Beijing Seismological Bureau, Beijing, China
Y. H. Ding, Beijing Seismological Bureau, Beijing, China
Q. P. Cai, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
G. Y. Luo, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
C. W. W. Ng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Y. J. Hou, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Comparison of Dynamic Soil Modelling Using SCPT, SDMT and SASW

Kayhan Aykin, Zemin Etud ve Tasarim A.S., Turkey
Onder Akcakal, Zemin Etud ve Tasarim A.S., Turkey
H. Turan Durgunoglu, Bogazici University, Turkey
Ozer Akbal, Borusan Eng. Corp., Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Correlation Between Low Strain Shear Modulus and Standard Penetration Test ‘N’ Values

P. Anbazhagan, Indian Institute of Science, India
T. G. Sitharam, Indian Institute of Science, India
P. Aditya, Indian Institute of Science, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Development of Database of Cyclic Soil Properties from 94 Tests on 47 Soils

Leo Matesic, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Chu-Chung Hsu, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Marco D'Elia, DMS Geotechnical Eng. Srl, Italy
Mladen Vucetic, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Experiences in Pumice Soil Characterization by Surface Wave Analysis

Salvador Lazcano, Geotechnical consultant, Mexico

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Field and Laboratory Tests in Seman Deposits

Luljeta Bozo, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania
Skender Allkja, ALTEA & GEOSTUDIO 2000” LTD
Lorena Harizaj, ALTEA & GEOSTUDIO 2000” LTD

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Field Measurement of Dynamic Soil Properties of Tropical Meta-Sediment Residual Soils

Zamri Chik, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Susy K. Ariestianty, Department of Public Work, Indonesia
Sri Atmaja P. Rosyidi, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Khairul Anuar Mohd. Nayan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Mohd. Raihan Taha, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Increasing Lateral Capacity of Helical Piles with Lateral Restraint Devices

John L. Maier, Purcell, Rhoades & Associates, Pleasant Hill, CA
Ali M. Oskoorouchi, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Influence of Densification Method on Some aspects of Undrained Silty Sand Behavior

Mehmet Murat Monkul, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Jerry A. Yamamuro, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Innovative Triaxial/Resonant Column Equipment

Diego Carlo Federico Lo Presti, University of Pisa, Italy
Nunziante Squeglia, University of Pisa, Italy
Oronzo Pallara, Technical University of Torino, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Large Scale Model Test for Pile-Supported Wharf in Liquefied Sand

Wen-Jong Chang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Jyh-Fang Chen, Institute of Transportation, Taiwan
Hsing-Chuan Ho, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Taiwan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Method to Reduce Variability of S-Wave Profiles in Seismic Cone Penetration Tests

Lou Areias, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre/ Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Multi Channel Analysis of Surface Wave (MASW) Testing for Dynamic Site Characterization of Delhi Region

D. Neelima Satyam, IIIT Hyderabad, India
K. S. Rao, IIT Delhi, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Multi-Modal Synthesis and Variable Modulus Effects in Resonant Column Tests by Random Excitations

Jeramy C. Ashlock, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Ronald Y. S. Pak, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

New Methods to Remove Arsenic from Soils

R. N. Khare, Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute of Technology, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Observations and Analysis of Ground Motion and Pore Pressure at the Nees Instrumented Geotechnical Field Sites

Jamison H. Steidl, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Sandra H. Seale, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

P-Wave Reflection Imaging of Laboratory Soil Models

Joseph Coe, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Scott J. Brandenberg, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Passive Earth Pressure Force-Displacement Relationships

Patrick Wilson, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Ahmed Elgamal, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Reproduction, by Means of True Scale Testing, of the Effects Caused on a Track by High Speed Railway Traffic

Javier Moreno Robles, Ministerio de Fomento, Spain
Vicente Cuéllar Mirasol, Ministerio de Fomento, Spain

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Residual Strength of Liquefied Sand: Laboratory vs. Field Measurements

Julián Sandoval, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Pedro de Alba, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Thomas P. Ballestero, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Barry K. Fussell, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Resonant-Frequency Method of Soil Damping Characteristics Determination

Leonid Stavnitser, Gersevanov NIIOSP, Russia
Galina Nikitaeva, MIPT, Russia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Review of Available Methods for Evaluation of Soil Sensitivity for Seismic Design

Osama Abuhajar, University of Western Ontario, Canada
M. Hesham El Naggar, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Tim Newson, University of Western Ontario, Canada

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Shake Table Testing to Quantify Seismic Soil-Structure-Interaction of Underground Structures

Robb Eric S. Moss, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Vic Crosariol, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Steven Kuo, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Sphere Penetration Experiments in Vertically Vibrated Sand

Nicolas Denies, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Jean Canou, Université Paris-Est, U R Navier, France
Jean-Noël Roux, Université Paris-Est, U R Navier, France
Alain Holeyman, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Undrained Response of Clean and Silty Sands

Tejas G. Murthy, University of Western Australia, Australia
Monica Prezzi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Rodrigo Salgado, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Dimitrios Loukidis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Vibrodriving Prediction Models vs. Experimental Results

Valérie Whenham, Belgium Building Research Institute (BBRI), Belgium
Alain Holeyman, Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve (UCL), Belgium

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM