publication . Conference object . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Parametric study to evaluate the performance of horizontal drains as mitigation technique against soil liquefaction

Fasano, Gianluca; Nappa, Valeria; Bilotta, Emilio; Flora, Alessandro;
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  • Published: 19 Jul 2019
In the framework of the LIQUEFACT project a series of centrifuge tests were conducted at ISMGEO (Italy) to verify the effectiveness of three mitigation techniques against soil liquefaction. This paper is focused on the study of horizontal drains as mitigation measure against liquefaction. The centrifuge layout with horizontal drains was numerically modelled and the change of boundary conditions reproduced by the FE code Plaxis 2D. Additionally, slightly different layouts from those tested in the centrifuge were also modelled to expand the scope of the experimental work. Horizontal drains were installed in the model, to analyse their effectiveness in reducing the...
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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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