Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas

Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas

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This volume contains the papers contributed to the Nakase Memorial Symposium with the theme: Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas, held in Yokusuka, Japan in November 2002. The meeting was organized as a tribute to Professor Ako Nakase, and was attended by 125 participants including his Japanese colleagues and friends from overseas. The topics covered included: fundamental Characteristics of Clay Soils; Estimation of consolidation settlement in large-scale reclamation; Soil improvement methods in coastal areas; Reuse of dredged soils and behaviour of coastal structures under earthquake; and Evaluation for the stability of coastal structures.... type event has been standard practice at the Architectural Institute of Japan following the publication of a design manuala#39;s new ver- 3.3 ... The soundness of the superstructures may be attributed to (1) base-isolation effects of the liquefied sand, (2) heavy RC grade ... is the geometrical moment of inertia, and L is the length.

Title:Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas
Author:Takashi Tsuchida, Yoichi Watabe, Minsoo Kang, Osamu Kusakabe, Masaaki Terashi
Publisher:CRC Press - 2003-01-01


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