Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

4-26-1981

Session End Date

5-3-1981

Abstract

This paper describes the significant settlement of buildings on saturated soft clay due to Tangshan earthquake. Results of dynamic triaxial tests and analysis of stress in subsoil will be given. The factors which influence the settlement will also be discussed herein.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conferences on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics

Meeting Name

First Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

4-26-1981

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1981 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Observations and Analysis on Building Settlement Due to Tangshan Earthquake

St. Louis, Missouri

This paper describes the significant settlement of buildings on saturated soft clay due to Tangshan earthquake. Results of dynamic triaxial tests and analysis of stress in subsoil will be given. The factors which influence the settlement will also be discussed herein.