Comparison of Different Methods for Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Sandy Soils in Bandar Abbas
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-2, March 2015, Pages: 30-32
Received: Jan. 16, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 19, 2015; Published: Feb. 12, 2015
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Masood Mosaffa, Department of Civil Enginnering, Hormozgan University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Moosa Rafiee, Department of Civil Enginnering, Hormozgan University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
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Abstract
Liquefaction is a phenomenon in which the shear strength of the soil dramatically is reduced or even eliminated in a short time. This phenomenon occurs in non-cohesive, saturation and sleazy soils that have been subjected to ground motions and result of earthquakes. This study compares the results of different methods for evaluating liquefaction potential in the sandy soils of Bandar Abbas coastal city. Based on this, the results of standard penetration test from geotechnical data of two boreholes drilling machine have been used in the coastal city of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
Keywords
Liquefaction Potential, Standard Penetration test, Cyclic Shear Stress, Bandar Abbas
To cite this article
Masood Mosaffa, Moosa Rafiee, Comparison of Different Methods for Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Sandy Soils in Bandar Abbas, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices of Civil Engineering in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-2, 2015, pp. 30-32. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.s.2015030202.16
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