Location

San Diego, California

Session Start Date

3-26-2001

Session End Date

3-31-2001

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present the geotechnical investigation results of some liquefaction sites in central Taiwan, including Nantou City and Zhanghua County during Chi-Chi Earthquake, 1999. The major damages caused by liquefaction in these sites are also presented. The several methods used to evaluate the liquefaction potential are used to assess these sites. The suitability of these methods to assess these sites is discussed in this paper.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

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

Meeting Name

Fourth Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

3-26-2001

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 2001 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Investigation of Sites Liquefied During Taiwan Chi-Chi Earthquake

San Diego, California

The purpose of this paper is to present the geotechnical investigation results of some liquefaction sites in central Taiwan, including Nantou City and Zhanghua County during Chi-Chi Earthquake, 1999. The major damages caused by liquefaction in these sites are also presented. The several methods used to evaluate the liquefaction potential are used to assess these sites. The suitability of these methods to assess these sites is discussed in this paper.