Performance of Deep Foundations Under Seismic Loading

by John P. Turner,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0120-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0120-9 (ISBN-10), 1995, Soft Cover, Pg. vii, 79
22 cm
GSP Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 51
Conference information: ASCE Convention | San Diego, California, United States | October 22-26, 1995

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings, Performance of Deep Foundations Under Seismic Loading, consists of papers presented at a session of the 1995 ASCE Annual Convention and Exhibition held in San Diego, California, October 22-27, 1995. Experimental and analytical studies on the response of deep foundations and facilities supported on deep foundations to earthquake-induced loads are presented. Specific topics include effects of cyclic loading on drilled shaft stability, a proposed new method for 3-dimensional analysis of pile-supported structures, effects of near-field versus far-field strain on pile stiffness, and methods for modeling the response of bridge foundations. Several case histories, including bridge foundations and a power plant foundation, are used to illustrate the methods presented. These papers contribute to a better understanding of deep foundation performance and provide researchers and practicing engineers with improved methodologies for design and analysis of facilities subject to seismic loading.

Subject Headings: Deep foundations | Bridge foundations | Seismic loads | Seismic tests | Cyclic loads | Seismic design | Power plants


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