Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 457–468 | Cite as

Field Evaluation of Soil Liquefaction and Its Confrontation in Fine-Grained Sandy Soils (Case Study: South of Hormozgan Province)

  • Hadi Haeri
  • Vahab Sarfarazi
  • Alireza Bagher Shemirani
  • Hoshang Poyan Gohar
  • Hamid Reza Nejati


The phenomenon of liquefaction is one of the most important aftermaths of earthquakes. Whereas deposits subject to liquefaction are possible in city regions, during an earthquake and the existence of high-level underground waters, liquefaction is extremely probable. The aim of this research is to identify layers vulnerable to liquefaction and adopt necessary measures in order to prevent probable damages to structures and coastal facilities during earthquakes. This research has carried out case studies on the mechanism of liquefaction and evaluated the issues resulting to it in a number of coastal regions south of Hormozgan province. A sample of the application of this phenomenon in town construction projects in Bandar Abbas and methods to prevent and control them have also been referred to.


Soil liquefaction sandy soils field evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hadi Haeri
    • 1
  • Vahab Sarfarazi
    • 2
  • Alireza Bagher Shemirani
    • 3
  • Hoshang Poyan Gohar
    • 4
  • Hamid Reza Nejati
    • 5
  1. 1.Young Researchers and Elite Club, Bafgh BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Mining EngineeringHamedan University of TechnologyHamedanIran
  3. 3.Department of Civil EngineeringSadra Institute of Higher EducationTehranIran
  4. 4.Department of Civil Engineering, Bafgh BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  5. 5.Rock Mechanics Division, School of EngineeringTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran

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