Effects on Soil Slopes and Shallow Foundations

  • Milutin SrbulovEmail author
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 12)


Ground vibration can change ground properties and cause ground slope instability, decrease of foundation bearing capacity or foundation failure if liquefaction occurs and increased settlement. Not many cases are reported concerning ground vibration effects on change of soil properties except for earthquakes, which cause greater amplitudes and smaller number of cycles than other sources of ground vibrations.


Rayleigh Wave Pore Water Pressure Ground Vibration Excess Pore Water Pressure Peak Particle Velocity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IsleworthUK

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