# Dynamic Response of San Francisco Bay Mud

Damping in Saturated Soil

Influence of Borehole Imperfections on Pressuremeter

*A pressuremeter is a device that applies a radical pressure to the walls of a borehole. Its use in determining the in-situ shear modulus has recently become the object of considerable...*

Determining Moduli of Materials from Deflections

*In the reported investigation flexible pavement evaluation charts were developed as follows: (a)A subgrade evaluation chart which utilizes the maximum deflection and the spreadability...*

Modulus of Soil Reaction Values for Buried Flexible Pipe

*A table of modulus of soil reaction (E') values for use in the Iowa Formula has been empirically developed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Use of the methods and values suggested...*

Estimating Foundation Settlements in Residual Soils

*Settlement of shallow foundations supported on residual soils derived from igneous and metamorphic rock may be estimated by using pressuremeter modulus, E*

_{p}_{m}...Densification and Hysteresis of Sand under Cyclic Shear

*The accumulation of inelastic strain due to the irreversible rearrangement of grain configurations associated with deviatoric strains is characterized by a nondecreasing material variable,...*

Numerical Model for Liquefaction

*A numerical model for sand deposits subjected to earthquakes is developed. The soil is idealized as a two-phase medium composed of water and a structural skeleton. The water is viscous...*

An Effective Stress Model for Liquefaction

*The important factors affecting the dynamic response of saturated sand layers to earthquake motions are: (1)The initial shear modulus in situ; (2)the variation of shear modulus with shear...*

Coefficients of Deformation of an Anisotropic Body

*The five characteristic elastic constants of an axisymmetric anisotropic solid with a plane of isotropy can usually not all be established by laboratory methods. It is shown by a transformation...*

Effective Shear Modulus of Flow Theories

Consolidation with Triangular Pressure Generation

*In a previous technical note the writer has presented the analytical solution for the distribution of pore pressure in time and space for the case of an infinite, uniform, horizontal layer...*

Undrained Modulus from Vane Shear Test

*The vane shear test was developed for measuring the in-situ undrained strength of soft sensitive cohesive soils. Disturbance during insertion, progressive failure during shear, and errors...*

Time-Dependent Increase in Shear Modulus of Clay

*Two time domains for modulus increase have been identified, primary and secondary. Primary is the same as for primary consolidation and secondary is the open interval after primary in...*

Site Investigation with Static Cone Penetrometer

*A geotechnical investigation of a 100-acre (404,700 m²) site adjacent to the Savannah River in Augusta, Ga., is described. Extensive and economical usee was made of the static cone penetrometer...*

Seismic Response and Liquefaction of Sands

*An effective stress analysis has been developed for determining the dynamic response of horizontal saturated sand deposits to earthquake motions consisting of vertically propagating shear...*

Effects of Straining on Shear Modulus of Clays

*High strain amplitude resonant column tests were conducted on hollow cylindrical samples of five natural cohesive soils and one artificially prepared bentonite silica flour mixture to...*

Dynamic Shear Moduli for Dry Sands

*Using the Torsional Simple Shear Device, the writers investigated the relationship between the equivalent dynamic shear moduli, G*

_{e}_{g}...Stress-Strain Characteristics of Sand

*During the past decade, increasing interest has been shown in the development of a satisfactory formulation of a stress-strain relationship for engineering soils that incorporates a concise...*

Lateral Load-Deflection Prediction for Pile Groups

*A simple method of predicting the load-deflection behavior of a laterally loaded pile group is developed by combining a non linear load-deflection analysis for a single pile with an elastic...*

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