Seismic Response Variability of Soil Sites

by C. H. Yeh, North Carolina State Univ Raleigh, United States,
M. S. Rahman, North Carolina State Univ Raleigh, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability

Abstract:

The seismic response variability of soil sites due to randomness associated with both the input base motion and spatial inhomogeneity of the shear modulus is investigated. Some numerical results are also presented.



Subject Headings: Soil modulus | Shear modulus | Shear resistance | Shear stress | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Layered soils | Soil stress

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