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2010
Monday, May 24th
12:00 AM

A Parametric Study on Soil-Pile Kinematic Interaction in Layered Soils

Daniela Ardita, University of Catania, Italy
Michele Maugeri, University of Catania, Italy
Ernesto Motta, University of Catania, Italy
Erminia Raciti, University of Catania, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Simple Numerical Tool for Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction Analyses Including Non-Linear Behaviour of Both Structure and Foundation

R. Figini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
C. T. Chatzigogos, Géodynamique et Structures, France
R. Paolucci, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Simplified Approach for the Evaluation of Kinematic Pile Bending

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

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Analytical Solution for Pile-Soil-Pile Interaction with Unequal Embedded Lengths Under Vertical Harmonic Vibrations

Mahmoud Ghazavi, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
Pedram Ravanshenas, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analysis of Soil Nailed Walls Under Harmonic Dynamic Excitations Using Finite Difference Method

Alimohammad Sheikhbahaei, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Amir M. Halabian, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
S. Hamid Hashemolhosseini, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analysis of Tunnel Behaviour Under Seismic Loads by Means of Simple and Advanced Numerical Approaches

Daniela Boldini, University of Bologna, Italy
Angelo Amorosi, Technical University of Bari, Italy
Fabrizio Palmisano, Technical University of Bari, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analytical Method for Seismic Bearing Capacity of Stone-Column Reinforced Shallow Foundations

Javad Nazari Afshar, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Mahmoud Ghazavi, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
Khashayar Hemmati, Asil Sazan Abnieh Co., Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Centrifuge Tests and Simple Analyses for Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction

Shuji Tamura, Kyoto University, Japan
Keisuke Adachi, Kyoto University, Japan
Kohji Tokimatsu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Computational Modeling of a Large Pile Group Under Lateral Load

Jinchi Lu, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Ahmed Elgamal, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Charles Sikorsky, CALTRANS, Sacramento, CA
Thomas Shantz, CALTRANS, Sacramento, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Designing Optimization for Some Eolian Power Unit Taking into Account the Seismic Loads Influence

Dragos Vintila, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
Diana Tenea, Ovidius University Constanta, Constanta, 900524 Romania
Anton Chirica, Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, 020396 Romania

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Dynamic Response of Pile Groups Embedded in Transversely Isotropic Media Using Hybrid Numerical Method

B. Ghadimi, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction Analysis of Pile Supported High Rise Structures

Pulikanti Sushma, IIIT Hyderabad, India
Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar, IIIT Hyderabad, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Dynamic Winkler Modulus for Axially Loaded End-Bearing Piles

George M. Anoyatis, University of Patras, Greece
George E. Mylonakis, University of Patras, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Earthquake Input Motions and Seismic Site Response in a Centrifuge Test Examining SFSI Effects

Henry B. Mason, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Jonathan D. Bray, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Katherine C. Jones, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
ZhiQiang Chen, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Tara C. Hutchinson, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Nicholas W. Trombetta, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Benjamin Y. Choy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Bruce L. Kutter, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Gregg L. Fiegel, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Jack Montgomery, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Roshani J. Patel, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Robert D. Reitherman, CUREE, Richmond, CA
Chandrakanth Bolisetti, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Andrew S. Whittaker, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effect of Elastic and Inelastic DSSI on Seismic Demands of SDOFs Structures

Esteban Sáez, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Fernando López-Caballero, École Centrale Paris, France
Arézou Modaressi-Farahmand-Razavi, École Centrale Paris, France

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effect of Liquefaction on Pile Shaft Friction Capacity

M. E. Stringer, University of Cambridge, U.K.
S. P. G. Madabhushi, University of Cambridge, U.K.

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effect of Uplift Modelling on the Seismic Response of Shallow Foundations

Liam Wotherspoon, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Michael Pender, University of Auckland, New Zealand

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effects of Recorded Free-Field Motion on the Response of Buildings Considering Soil-Structure Interaction Effects

Fereidoun Amini, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Masoud Shadlou, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effects of Soil-Structure Interaction on Stress Distribution within a Pile Group under Multi-Dimensional Loading

Hiroko Suzuki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Kohji Tokimatsu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Estimation of Lateral Load Capacity of Short Piles Under Earthquake Force

Indrajit Chowdhury, Petrofac Int. Ltd., United Arab Emirates
Shambhu P. Dasgupta, Indian Institute of Technology, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation of Deformation Behavior of Quay Walls Under Earthquake Loading

Masoomeh Khodabakhshi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Mohammad Hassan Baziar, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Experimental Soil - Foundation - Bridge Pier Interaction : Towards a Reversal of Capacity Design

Ioannis Anastasopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Takis Georgarakos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Vasilis Drosos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
George Gazetas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Experimental Study on the Performance of Reinforced Sand Beds Under Repeated Loads in Presence of Water

S. Vijaya, Visveswaraiah Technological University, India
S. Gangadhara, UVCE, Bangalore University, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

FEM Modelling of a 3D Soil-Pile System Under Earthquakes

Francesco Grassi, University of Catania, Italy
Maria Rossella Massimino, University of Catania, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Fixity of Piles in Liquefiable Soils

Domenico Lombardi, University of Bristol, U.K.
Maria Giovanna Durante, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy
Suresh R. Dash, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Subhamoy Bhattacharya, University of Bristol. Bristol, United Kingdom

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Influence of Concentrated Mass on Pile Response Under Vertical Earthquake Excitation

Mahmoud Ghazavi, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
Amid Madhoushi, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Influence of Soil Nonlinearities on Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction

Ali Gandomzadeh, Université Paris-Est, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC), France
Luca Lenti, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC), France
Maria Paola Santisi d’Avila, Université Paris-Est, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC), France
Fabian Bonilla, Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), France
Jean-François Semblat, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC), France

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Influence of Soil-Structure Interaction on Seismic Response of Shear Buildings

Stefano Renzi, University of Florence, Italy
George Mylonakis, University of Patras, Greece
Giovanni Vannucchi, University of Florence, Italy
Claudia Madiai, University of Florence, Italy

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Interaction Between Superstructure and Substructure in Railways

Konstantinos Giannakos, University of Thessaly, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigation of Non-Uniform Pile Behaviour Under Torsional Harmonic Vibration

M. Ghazavi, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
M. Afzalirad, Islamic Azad University, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigation of Vibration Caused by Traffic and Railway Load

Hadži-Niković D. Gordana, University of Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
Ćorić B. Stanko, University of Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Lateral Response of Bridge Pile Groups in Liquefiable Soil with Surface Non-Liquefiable Layer Using Shaking Table Test

Tang Liang, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China
Ling Xianzhang, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China
Xu Pengju, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China
Gao Xia, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Modeling the Influence of Soil Structure Interaction on the Seismic Response of a 5 MW Wind Turbine

Ian Prowell, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Ahmed Elgamal, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Jinchi Lu, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Natural Frequency Calculation of a Pile-Soil System in Dry Sand Under an Earthquake Loading

Eui-Kyu Yang, Seoul National University, Korea
Sun-Yong Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea
Jung-In Choi, Seoul National University, Korea
Myoung Mo Kim, Seoul National University, Korea

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Non-Stationary Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis of a SDOF System Subjected to Joint Horizontal and Vertical Seismic Excitations

Pranesh Chatterjee, TNO Diana B.V., The Netherlands
Biswajit Basu, Trinity College, Ireland

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Nonlinear Soil-Pile Interaction Under Vertical and Coupled Motion

Bappaditya Manna, National Institute of Technology, India
Dilip Kumar Baidya, Indian Institute of Technology, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Numerical Analysis of Disconnected Spread Footing on Soft Soil During Strong Earthquake

Sascha Richter, Bilfinger Berger Civil, Germany
Roberto O. Cudmani, Bilfinger Berger Civil, Germany

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Numerical Modeling of Soil-Pile Interaction in Liquefying Soils for a Water Crossing Bridge

Endi Zhai, HDR Engineering, Inc., Irvine, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Pile-in-Tube Foundations with Reserve Switch-off Elements and Other Systems for Seismic Response Adaptive Control

J. M. Eisenberg, Research Center for Earthquake Engineering and Urban Risk Mitigation (RCEE), Russia

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Analysis of Pile Group Using Pseudostatic Approach

H. Elahi, Tehran University, Iran
M. Moradi, Tehran University, Iran
H. G. Poulos, Coffey Geosiences, Australia
A. Ghalandarzadeh, Tehran University, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Behavior of Batter Pile Foundation: Kinematic Response

Takashi Tazoh, Shimizu Corp., Japan
Masayoshi Sato, National Research Institute for Earth Science & Disaster Prevention, Japan
Jiho Jang, Shimizu Corp., Japan
Yoichi Taji, Shimizu Corp., Japan
George Gazetas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Performance Assessment in Dense Urban Environments: Evaluation of Nonlinear Building-Foundation Systems Using Centrifuge Tests

ZhiQiang Chen, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Tara C. Hutchinson, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Nicholas W. Trombetta, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Henry B. Mason, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Jonathan D. Bray, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Katherine C. Jones, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Chandrakanth Bolisetti, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Andrew S. Whittaker, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Benjamin Y. Choy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Bruce L. Kutter, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Gregg L. Fiegel, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Jack Montgomery, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Roshani J. Patel, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
Robert D. Reitherman, CUREE, Richmond, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Performance of Double EPS Geofoam Buffer Systems

Aurelian C. Trandafir, University of Utah, UT
Steven F. Bartlett, University of Utah, UT

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Performance of Soil-Mix Panel Reinforced Ground

C. Guney Olgun, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
James R. Martin II, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Response of Barrage Raft Floor Under Heterogeneous Soil Medium

Kumar Venkatesh, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, India
A. D. Pandey, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
N. K. Samadhiya, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Response of Inelastic Pile Foundations: A New Performance Based Design Philosophy

Nikos Gerolymos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Vassilis Drosos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
George Gazetas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seismic Soil-Pile Interaction: Physical Processes and Analytical Models

Sanjeev Malhotra, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., New York, NY

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis for Bridge Caisson Foundation

Zhao Cheng, Earth Mechanics Inc., Oakland, CA
Hubert Law, Earth Mechanics Inc., Fountain Valley, CA
Yang Jiang, HNTB Corporation, Bellevue, WA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Soil-Structure Interaction of Soft Clay Using Prefabricated Vertical Geodrains Under Seismic Stresses

Manish V. Shah, The M.S University of Baroda, India
Arvind V. Shroff, The M.S University of Baroda, India

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stiffness Coefficient in the Transition Zone Between Ballasted and Ballastless Track and Its Influence on Formation Stressing

Konstantinos Giannakos, University of Thessaly, Greece

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Structure-To-Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis: A Case Study

Lisa M. Anderson, Bechtel National, Inc., Frederick, MD
Tarek Elkhoraibi, Bechtel National, Inc., San Francisco, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Effect of Step Load Moving on the Surface of a Cylindrical Cavity Using Neural Networks

Hamed Saeidi, University of Tehran, Iran
Mansour Nikkhah-Bahrami, University of Tehran, Iran

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Times-History Finite Element Dynamic Analysis - Soil Nail Wall - San Manuel Casino - Highland, California

Pirooz Barar, PB&A Inc., San Anselmo, CA
Qing Liu, PB&A Inc., San Anselmo, CA

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wave-Induced Strength Weakening of Soft Clay Below a Prefabricated Caisson Dike

Shuwang Yan, Tianjing University, China
Jian Chu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Qijin Fan, Yangtze Estuary Waterway Construction Company Pte Ltd, China

San Diego, California

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM