Prediction of Permanent Displacement Due to Liquefaction

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


The observed shape of subsoil displacement (Sect. 24.4 and 24.7) indicated that the lateral displacement changes in a harmonic manner in the vertical direction, while the surface crust moves together with the liquefied subsoil (Sect. 24.7).


Pore Pressure Effective Stress Drag Force Lateral Displacement Lateral Flow 
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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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