The Right Mix

by Martin B. Hudson, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Principal Engineer; Amec Foster Wheeler, Los Angeles, CA,
Lisheng Shao, G.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Chief Engineer; Hayward Baker, Inc., Santa Paula, CA,
Mark A. Murphy, P.E., (M.ASCE), Associate Engineer; Amec Foster Wheeler, Los Angeles, CA,
Marshall Lew, G.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Principal; Amec Foster Wheeler, Los Angeles, CA,
, P.E.

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2015, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 68-73,81


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

An innovative combination of deep soil mixing and spread footings will support a community hospital in California, preventing liquefaction of the deep and varied soils in the face of a strong earthquake.



Subject Headings: Soil liquefaction | Soil mixing | Footings | Health care facilities | Earthquakes | Innovation | North America | California | United States

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