Fabric analysis of undisturbed sands from Niigata, Japan

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Published by The Station in Vicksburg, Miss .

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  • Sand -- Testing.,
  • Soil structure.

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Statementby James K. Mitchell, Frank J. Guzikowski, Willem C.B. Villet ; prepared for Office, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, under contract no. DACA39-76-M-0344 (project 4A161102AT22, task A2, work unit 005) ; monitored by Geotechnical Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
SeriesTechnical report -- S-78-11., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- S-78-11.
ContributionsGuzikowski, Frank J., Villet, Willem C. B., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.), University of California, Berkeley. College of Engineering. Office of Research Services.
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Paginationxii, 41, [63] p. :
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL17824978M

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Figure Liquefaction failure – Niigata earthquake, Japan Photograph in the public domain This also affects pressures on buried structures such as retaining walls when, although designed to accommodate lateral loads from soil and water over the retained height, the increase in pore water pressure can cause rotational and sliding failure.

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Figures 15 and 16 illustrate the settlements and excess pore pressure variations over time, including smear plus well resistance for a single drain and again the axisymmetric.

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