Liquefaction Resistance of Soils: Summary Report from the 1996 NCEER and 1998 NCEER/NSF Workshops on Evaluation of Liquefaction Resistance of Soils

@article{Youd2001LiquefactionRO,
  title={Liquefaction Resistance of Soils: Summary Report from the 1996 NCEER and 1998 NCEER/NSF Workshops on Evaluation of Liquefaction Resistance of Soils},
  author={T. Leslie Youd and Izzat M. Idriss},
  journal={Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering},
  year={2001},
  volume={127},
  pages={817-833}
}
  • T. Youd, I. M. Idriss
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Geology
  • Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
Following disastrous earthquakes in Alaska and in Niigata, Japan in 1964, Professors H. B. Seed and I. M. Idriss developed and published a methodology termed the ''simplified procedure'' for evaluating liquefaction resistance of soils. This procedure has become a standard of practice throughout North America and much of the world. The methodology which is largely empirical, has evolved over years, primarily through summary papers by H. B. Seed and his colleagues. No general review or update of… Expand
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