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Application of Seismic Inertia Force

  • Ikuo Towhata
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Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)

Abstract

In the recent times, except those caused by soil liquefaction, there has been few failure of dam due to earthquakes. An important issue, therefore, is the prevention of unallowable deformation of a dam embankment. This need has led to a study on the residual displacement of a soil body that remains after the end of shaking.

Keywords

Friction Angle Slip Plane Earth Pressure Shake Table Test Residual Displacement 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ikuo Towhata
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  1. 1.University of TokyoJapan

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