publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2019 . Embargo end date: 19 Jul 2020

A liquefaction surface to describe liquefaction phenomena in unsaturated sandy soils

Mele, Lucia; Lirer, Stefania; Flora, Alessandro;
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  • Published: 19 Jul 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The energetic interpretation of liquefaction tests indicates that the behavior of unsaturated<br> sands can be related to the specific energy spent to liquefaction In this paper, an insight<br> is proposed on the role played by the two components of such a specific energy: the specific<br> volumetric energy to liquefaction (Ev,liq) and the specific deviatoric energy to liquefaction (Es,liq).<br> It is argued that Ev,liq (which is nil in saturated soils) can be considered as a state variable to<br> quantify the increase of cyclic resistance caused by a reduced degree of saturation, being thus<br> constant along a given cyclic resistance curve. Es,liq is instead r...
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LIQUEFACT
Assessment and mitigation of liquefaction potential across Europe: a holistic approach to protect structures / infrastructures for improved resilience to earthquake-induced liquefaction disasters
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 700748
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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