Yield Strength Ratio and Liquefaction Analysis of Slopes and Embankments

@inproceedings{Olson2003YieldSR,
  title={Yield Strength Ratio and Liquefaction Analysis of Slopes and Embankments},
  author={Scott Olson and Timothy D. Stark},
  year={2003}
}
A procedure is proposed to evaluate the triggering of liquefaction in ground subjected to a static shear stress, i.e., sloping ground, using the yield strength ratio, su(yield)/ v0 . Thirty liquefaction flow failures were back analyzed to evaluate shear strengths and strength ratios mobilized at the triggering of liquefaction. Strength ratios mobilized during the static liquefaction flow failures ranged from approximately 0.24 to 0.30 and are correlated to corrected cone and standard… CONTINUE READING

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