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2010
Monday, May 24th
12:00 AM

A Note on the Effect of Non-Plastic Fines on the Liquefaction and Reconsolidation Volumetric Strain Behaviour of Sands

T. G. Sitharam, Indian Institute of Science, India
B. V. Ravishankar, B.M.S. College of Engineering, India
J. S. Vinod, University of Wollongong, Australia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Study of Effective Factors on the Behavioural Characteristics of Clayey Sands

Omid Naeemifar, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
S. Shahaboddin Yasrobi, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Application of General Regression Neural Networks (GRNNs) in Assessing Liquefaction Susceptibility

Suzan S. Salem, Housing & Building Research Center, Egypt
Khalid El-Zahaby, Housing & Building Research Center, Egypt

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Artificial Neural Network Model for Prediction of Liquefaction Potential in Soil Deposits

F. Farrokhzad, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran
A. J. Choobbasti, Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran
A. Barari, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Assessment of Liquefaction Potential Relevant to Choice of Type and Depth of Foundations in Seismically Active Areas

Hadži-Niković D. Gordana, University of Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
Perković D. Ilija, Kosovoprojekt Geoinženjering, Republic of Serbia
Abolmasov Biljana, University of Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Assessment of Liquefaction Susceptibility of Geological Units in the Area of Gulf of Corinth, Greece

George Papathanassiou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Sotiris Valkaniotis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Spyros Pavlides, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Assessment of Liquefaction-Induced Foundation Soil Deformations

K. Onder Cetin, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Berna Unutmaz, Kocaeli University, Turkey
H. Tolga Bilge, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Histories of Widespread Liquefaction and Lateral Spread Induced by the 2007 Pisco, Peru Earthquake

Jorge F. Meneses, Kleinfelder, San Diego, CA
J. Alva, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Peru
B. Cox, University of Arkansas, AR
V. Moreno, Catholic University of Peru, Peru
M. Olcese, Catholic University of Peru, Peru
R. Sancio, Golder Associates
J. Wartman, Drexel University, PA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Comparison of Three Procedures for Evaluating Earthquake-Induced Soil Liquefaction

John Liao, Kleinfelder, Oakland, CA
Jorge Meneses, Kleinfelder, Oakland, CA
Emre Ortakci, Kleinfelder, Oakland, CA
Zia Zafir, Kleinfelder, Oakland, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

CPT-Based Comparative Mapping of Liquefaction Hazard for Large Areas

Johann Facciorusso, University of Florence, Italy
Marco Uzielli, Georisk Engineering S.r.l., Italy
Giovanni Vannucchi, University of Florence, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cyclic Instability Behaviour of Sand-Silt Mixture Under Partial Cyclic Reversal Loading

Md. Abdul Lahil Baki, University of New South Wales at Australian Defense Force Academy, Australia
Sik-Cheung Robert Lo, University of New South Wales at Australian Defense Force Academy, Australia
Md. Mizanur Rahman, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

DEM Simulation of Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading

Usama El Shamy, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Mourad Zeghal, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Ricardo Dobry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Tarek Abdoun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, NY
Ahmed Elgamal, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Earthquake Induced Liquefaction Using Shake Table Test

S. R. Pathak, College of Engineering, Pune, India
R. S. Dalvi, College of Engineering, Pune, India
A. D. Katdare, College of Engineering, Pune, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effect of Density on Critical Depth of Liquefaction in a Soil Deposit Containing Double Loose Sand Lenses

S. M. Mir Mohammad Hosseini, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
Y. Pashang Pisheh, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
K. Shakiba Nia, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
N. Ganjian, University of Tehran, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effective Stress Based Numerical Assessment of Liquefaction-Induced Landslide at Degirmendere Cape, Izmit Bay During Kocaeli (Izmit)-Turkey Earthquake

Sevinc Unsal Oral, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Kemal Önder Çetin, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Equivalent Granular Void Ratio and Behaviour of Loose Sand with Fines

Md. Mizanur Rahman, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Sik-Cheung Robert Lo, University of New South Wales at Australian Defense Force Academy, Australia
Misko Cubrinovski, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Estimating Seismic Parameters Associated with Previous Earthquakes by SCPTU Soundings in the NMSZ

Tianfei Liao, Bechtel Power Corporation, Frederick, MD
Paul W. Mayne, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Estimation of Seismic Compression in Dry Soils Using the CPT

P. K. Robertson, Gregg Drilling & Testing Inc., Signal Hill, CA
Lisheng Shao, Hayward Baker Inc., Santa Paula, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluating Liquefaction Resistance of a Calcareous Sand Using the Cone Penetration Test

Daniela Porcino, University “Mediterranea” of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Vincenzo Marcianò, University “Mediterranea” of Reggio Calabria, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation of Gravel Drains Effectiveness Against Liquefaction in Shaking Table Utilizing Energy Method

Hadi Bahadori, University of Urmia, Iran
Gholi Asadzadeh, University of Urmia, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Examination of Existing DMT-Based Liquefaction Evaluation Methods by Side-by-Side DMT and CPT Tests

Gordon Tung-Chin Kung, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Der-Her Lee, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Pai-Hsiang Tsai, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Field Evidence and Laboratory Testing of the Cyclic Vulnerability of Fine-Grained Soils During the 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake

C. Guney Olgun, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
James R. Martin II, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Atila Sezen, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ground Motions and Liquefaction Potential

Roger L. Torres, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Liquefaction Countermeasure Technique by Using Logs for Carbon Storage Against Global Warming

Masaho Yoshida, Fukui National College of Technology, Japan
Masakatsu Miyajima, Kanazawa University, Japan
Atsunori Numata, Tobishima Corporation, Japan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Liquefaction Mitigation of Three Projects in California

Tom M. Farrell, Farrell Design Build Cos., Inc., Placerville, CA
Kyle Wallace, Farrell Design Build Cos., Inc., Placerville, CA
John Ho, Geopier Foundation Company Inc., Irvine, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Liquefaction Mitigation Using Air Injection

William M. Camp III, S&ME, Inc., Mount Pleasant, SC
Hugh C. Camp, Academic Magnet High School, North Charleston, SC
Ronald D. Andrus, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Microscale Characterization of Energy Dissipation Mechanisms During Liquefaction

Usama El Shamy, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Christina Denissen, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Region IV, Arlington, TX

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Numerical Modeling of Liquefaction in Layered and Silt Inter Layered Sands

Pelin Tohumcu Özener, Yıldız Technical University, Turkey
I. Kutay Özaydın, Yıldız Technical University, Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Optimum Depth of Seismic Drains for Mitigating Large Deformations in Liquefied Ground with Hydraulic Barrier

Mahmood Seid-Karbasi, Golder Associates Ltd., Canada
Peter M. Byrne, University of British Columbia, Canada

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Parametric Investigation of Lateral Spreading in Free-Face Ground Formations

Alexandros Valsamis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
George Bouckovalas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Vasiliki Dimitriadi, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Prediction of Lateral Displacement of Liquefaction Induced Ground Using Extreme Learning

Sarat Kumar Das, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Prediction of Liquefaction Potential for Kolkata Region by Semi-Empirical Method

P. Bhattacharya, Jadavpur University, India
S. P. Mukherjee, Jadavpur University, India
Biswajit Das, Jadavpur University, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Probabilistic Evaluation of Field Liquefaction Potential Using Relative State Parameter Index (ξR)

Yaser Jafarian, Semnan University, Iran
Mohammad H. Baziar, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Alireza Sadeghi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Rouzbeh Vakili, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Recent Advances in Liquefaction of Fine Grained Soils

Shamsher Prakash, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Vijay K. Puri, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Residual Shear Strengths of Cohesionless Soils from Energy Approach

Raghvendra Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Debasis Roy, Indian Institute of Technology, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Analysis of Saturated Sand Deposits with Silt Layers

Murat Tonaroglu, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Kutay Ozaydın, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
S. Umit Dikmen, Istanbul Kultur University, Turkey

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismotectonic Contours of Kashmir-Hazara Region and Seismological Aspects of October 08, 2005 Earthquake

Syed Kazim Mahdi, WAPDA Directorate of Seismic Studies, Pakistan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Some Seismological Characteristics of Mw 6.5 Pishin-Ziarat October 29, 2008 Double Earthquake

Syed Kazim Mahdi, WAPDA Directorate of Seismic Studies, Pakistan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

SPT-Based Evaluation of Soil Liquefaction Risk

Francesco Castelli, University of Catania, Italy
Valentina Lentini, University of Catania, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Static Load Induced Liquefaction, Steels Corners Road Embankment Failure

Mitchell W. Weber, Gannett Fleming Engineers and Architects, P.C., Akron, OH
Alexandre J. Bredikhin, Ohio Department of Transportation, Akron, OH

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Undrained Response and Liquefaction Behaviour of Non-Plastic Silty Sands Under Cyclic Loading

K. Ranga Swamy, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
A. Boominathan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
K. Rajagopal, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Verification of Potential Flaws in Computing Liquefaction Po-Tential Index by 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake in Taiwan

Chihping Kuo, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan
Muhsiung Chang, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM