Development of Fragility Curves for Liquefaction

by Masanobu Shinozuka, Princeton Univ, United States,
Shoji Kishimoto, Princeton Univ, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability


The purpose of this study is to propose a methodology for evaluation of the degree of liquefaction potential and to demonstrate its applicability in constructing fragility curves for liquefaction in alluvial soil deposits located in the New Madrid seismic zone.

Subject Headings: Soil liquefaction | Curvature | Soil analysis | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Alluvium | Earthquakes | Probability | Madrid | Spain | Europe

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