Geotechnical factors in seismic design of foundations state-of-the-art report
This paper revises the factors that influence the behavior of foundations in seismic environments. It discusses aspects related with seismic load definition, dynamic soil properties, field and laboratory testing equipment, geoseismic instrumentation of prototypes, foundation seismic stability, use of artificial intelligence, among others. It also points out areas where more research is needed to better our knowledge on the physics of the problem and to improve experimental and numerical techniques, with the purpose of making more reliable and less costly foundation systems.
ICRACEESD = International Conference on Recent Advances in Ceotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Rolla, Prakash S. (ed.), University of Missouri-Rolla.
IS-Hokkaido'94 = international Symposium on Pre-failure Deformation Characteristics of Ceomaterials, Sapporo Hokkaido, Shibuya, S., Mitachi, T and Miura, S. (eds.), Balkema.
ICECE = International Conference on Earthquake Ceotechnical Engineering, Lisboa, Seco e Pinto, P. (ed.), Balkema.
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