Structures and Stochastic Methods - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444989550, 9780444597489

Structures and Stochastic Methods

1st Edition

Editors: A.S. Cakmak
eBook ISBN: 9780444597489
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st January 1987
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Table of Contents

1. Structures. Site response and liquefaction studies involving the centrifuge (B. Hushmand et al.). Seismic design guidelines for an access bridge to an offshore airport (K. Toki, S. Motoyama). Influence of site liquefaction on seismic design of bridge foundations (I. Lam et al.). Refined algorithms for the analysis of earthquake loaded tanks (F.D. Fischer et al.). Response of a sliding structure to earthquake excitation (L. Su et al.). Nonstationary random vibration of nonlinear structures under earthquake excitations (D. Tan, H. Guo). Characterization of inelastic seismic response via the integral of the squared acceleration (B. Westermo). A model for the seismic damage prediction of woodframed houses and an examination into the appropriateness of the model (K. Yamada, M. Ichihara). Identification of a restoring force model by EK-WGI procedure (M. Hoshiya, O. Maruyama). Damage assessment from earthquake records (E. Di Pasquale, A.S. Cakmak). 2. Dams, Retaining Walls and Slopes. On the dynamic behavior of tied-back retaining walls (T.J. Siller et al.). Seismic performance of flexible retaining walls supporting dry cohesionless soils (R. Siddharthan, E. Maragakis). Effects of foundation faults on dynamic characteristics of gravity dams (K. Sun, Y. Zhang). Hydrodynamic pressure on dams with finite reservoir and nonvertical upstream face (J. Avilés, A.J.J. Dubravcic). Boundary element method for couple D vibration analysis of dam-water system (H-J. Zhou et al.). 3. Underground Structures. Responses of buried pipelines including manholes in a soil liquefaction environment (L.R.L. Wang et al.). Modeling water supply systems for earthquake response analysis (C.H. Trautman et al.). Fire losses from earthquakes: state of the art (C. Scawthorn). Performance of buried lifelines during the 10 October 1986 San Salvador earthquake (J.R. Morgan). Design consideration for pipelines buried through fault zone (Y-J. Yeh, T-C. Liaw). Site observations of telephone tunnels during earthquakes (A. Shibata et al.). Effect of earthquake motion on the dynamic behavior of underground transmission line (R. Ieda et al.). Preventing measures for uplifts of manholes due to liquefaction (M. Kawamura et al.). Liquefaction analysis for buried pipelines (S. Takada et al.). A case history of the design of a 60-inch-diameter pipeline that crosses an active creeping fault under a river (J. Narvaiz). Santa Clara conduit: a case history of the Calaveras fault (R.P. Fuerst). 4. Stochastic Methods. Fuzzy-random models of future earthquake ground motion (G-Y. Wang, J-P. Ou). Stochastic method for earthquake response spectra (Y. Tatsumi). Anisotropy in liquefaction risk evaluation (A. Haldar, S. Chern). Seismic reliability analysis of a retaining wall using the principle of maximum entropy (T. Hadj-Hamou, J.J. Goni). Seismic risk assessment for a lifeline aqueduct system (N.D. Marachi, R.B. Seed). Consideration of soil parameter uncertainties in the time dependent seismic hazard models (S. Suzuki, A.S. Kiremidjian). Seismic hazard analysis in Nicaragua: a summary (T. Larsson, C. Mattson). A systematic approach to include seismically induced secondary effects into probabilistic safety assessments of nuclear power plants (A. Gürpinar, P. Giuliani). Earthquake hazard and vulnerability in the US Virgin Islands (J.A. Fischer). A biparameter model for seismic risk analsis (W-h. Gu).


Despite advances in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering, earthquakes continue to cause loss of life and property in one part of the world or another. The Third International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 22nd to 24th June 1987, provided an opportunity for participants from all over the world to share their expertise to enhance the role of mechanics and other disciplines as they relate to earthquake engineering. The edited proceedings of the conference are published in four volumes. This volume covers: Structures, Dams, Retaining Walls and Slopes, Underground Structures, and Stochastic Methods. Together with its companion volumes, it is hoped that it will contribute to the further development of techniques, methods and innovative approaches in soil dynamics and earthquake engineering.


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About the Editors

A.S. Cakmak Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. of Civil Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA