Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

4-26-1981

Session End Date

5-3-1981

Abstract

By installing several sets of piezometers and a seismograph in a recently reclaimed sand deposit on Ohgishima Island near Tokyo, Japan, an attempt was made to monitor pore water pressures as well as horizontal accelerations during earthquakes. The limited data obtained thus far have indicated that virtually no pore water could build up in the loose sand deposit with a small scale shaking having a maximum horizontal acceleration of 45 gal on the ground surface.

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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Measurements of lnsitu Pore Water Pressures during Earthquakes

St. Louis, Missouri

By installing several sets of piezometers and a seismograph in a recently reclaimed sand deposit on Ohgishima Island near Tokyo, Japan, an attempt was made to monitor pore water pressures as well as horizontal accelerations during earthquakes. The limited data obtained thus far have indicated that virtually no pore water could build up in the loose sand deposit with a small scale shaking having a maximum horizontal acceleration of 45 gal on the ground surface.