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By Mutlu Sumer

This publication, whose basic objective is to explain liquefaction approaches and their implications for marine constructions equivalent to pipelines, sea outfalls, quay partitions and caisson breakwaters, discusses the topic of soil liqeufaction within the marine surroundings.

moreover, the physics of liquefaction (including examples illustrating the catastrophic outcomes of soil liquefaction in regards to marine buildings) are defined, and the mathematical modelling of liqeufaction is taken care of intimately. additionally, conscientiously chosen numerical examples aid the dialogue of assessing liquefaction power, and benchmark instances resembling buried gasoline pipelines and their floatation, caisson breakwaters, conceal stones and their interplay with liquefied soil in addition to counter measures are investigated.

Readership: execs and researchers within the zone of coastal, ocean and marine civil engineering; graduate and submit graduate scholars.

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2006 a). g. 11) or it should be set equal to the initial mean normal effective stress, σ0 , Eq. 6.

As discussed in the previous section, in the case of the completely saturated soil, the parameter G/K is extremely small (also discussed by Hsu and Jeng, 1994, Section 5 in their paper). For this case (G/K → 0), Hsu and Jeng’s (1994, p. 5in Liquefaction Around Marine. . 2. 73) and i is the imaginary unit. The coefficients C1 to C6 are given in Appendix D. It can easily be shown that the above solution converges to the solution of Yamamoto et al. 55) for large soil depths. 60, and found that their numerical solution and Hsu and Jeng’s analytical solution are in good agreement.

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