Chu, Jian

Geotechnical Predictions and Practice in Dealing with Geohazards

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Part I. Geotechnical Aspects of Some Recent Disasters

1. Tsunami Induced by 2011 Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake and a Possible Renewal Plan
Hideki Ohta, Susumu Iai, Yukihiro Nishida, Shu Morioka, Atsushi Iizuka

2. Tsunami Damage: What Is Unexpected?
Koji Ichii

3. Past Earthquakes in Indonesia and New Seismic Hazard Maps for Earthquake Design of Buildings and Infrastructures
Masyhur Irsyam, Hendriyawan, M. Asrurifak, M. Ridwan, Fahmi Aldiamar, I. Wayan Sengara, Sri Widiyantoro, Wahyu Triyoso, Danny Hilman, Engkon Kertapati, Irwan Meilano, Suhardjono, Anita Firmanti

4. Lessons Learned from the Recent Natural Disasters in Indonesia
Sri Prabandiyani Retno Wardani, Agus Setyo Muntohar

5. Behavior of Slope Protection and Retaining Structures During the Wenchuan Earthquake on May 12, 2008
Jianhui H. Deng, Fei Chen, Jinbing B. Wei, Jiajia J. Tai

Part II. Geotechnical Predictions

6. Consolidation and Creep Settlement of Embankment on Soft Clay: Prediction Versus Observation
S. Robert Lo, M. R. Karim, C. T. Gnanendran

7. Numerical Simulation of Soil Structures Reinforced by Geosynthetics
Masafumi Hirata, Atsushi Iizuka, Hideki Ohta, Takayuki Yamakami, Yoshihiro Yokota, Koji Ohmori

8. Deformation Prediction of a Structure Placed on Soft Clay in Tokyo Bay Affected by Heavy Deep Well Pumping
Koki Matsumoto, Akira Kobayashi, Hideki Ohta

9. Elasto-Plastic FEM Analysis and Safety Evaluation of Large Rockfill Dams During Reservoir Filling
Tetsuo Fujiyama, Takeshi Ishiguro, Yoshihisa Uchita, Hideki Ohta

10. Three Dimensional Soil/Water Coupled Analysis of Reverse Concreting Excavation Work
Shigehiko Sugie, Hideki Ohta, Atsushi Iizuka

11. Spatial Discretization of a Water Head in Soil–Water Coupled Finite Element Method Analysis Using the Hybrid-Type Penalty Method
Masafumi Hirata, Atsushi Iizuka, Hideki Ohta, Tetsuo Fujiyama, Tomohide Takeyama

12. Theoretical Analysis for Noncoaxiality of Toyoura Sand
Shinya Tachibana, Jiro Kuwano

13. Threshold of Friction Stabilizes Self-Weight Transmission in Gravitating Loose Sand Heaps
Thirapong Pipatpongsa, Hideki Ohta

14. Elasto-Plastic Constitutive Model for Unsaturated Soils with Subloading Surface Concept
Shintaro Ohno, Katsuyuki Kawai, Atsushi Iizuka, Shinya Tachibana, Shin-ichi Kanazawa, Hideki Ohta

15. Stress–Strain Relationship for the Singular Point on the Yield Surface of the Elasto-Plastic Constitutive Model and Quantification of Metastability
Tomohide Takeyama, Thirapong Pipatpongsa, Atsushi Iizuka, Hideki Ohta

16. Analysis of Earth Pressure Problems by Upper and Lower Equilibrium Methods
Akira Nishihara, Shinji Shimamoto, Hideki Ohta

Part III. Geotechnical Practices in Dealing with Geo-hazards

17. Rehabilitation of the Old Rossio Railway Station Building: Enlargement and Underpinning
Pedro Simão Sêco e Pinto, João Barradas, Arlindo Sousa

18. Analysis of Slope Stability and Landslide in Seismic Active Regions
Askar Zhussupbekov, Rauan Ermagambetovich Lukpanov, Serik Beisengalievich Yenkebayev, Vitaliy Analolievich Khomyakov

19. Recent Developments of PVD Soft Ground Improvement: Laboratory Test Results and Simulations
Dennes T. Bergado, Suthasinee Artidteang, Jaturonk Saowapakpiboon, Yip Poon Lai

20. Study on Regional Ground Upheaval Phenomenon Caused by the Rising of Groundwater Level and Its Effect on Underground Infrastructure
Sokkheang Sreng, Hiroshi Tanaka, Teijiro Saito, Takuya Kusaka, Tamio Ito, Atsushi Koizumi

21. A Robust Control Approach for Decision Making and Reliability Design of Soil Structures
Takeshi Sato, Takeshi Nagae, Hirofumi Nishida

22. Development of a Portable Triaxial Testing Apparatus—Smart Triaxial

Eiki Nakayama, Ichizo Kobayashi, Atsushi Iizuka, Moriyuki Taya, Hideki Ohta

23. Innovation in Disaster Mitigation Technologies
Jian Chu

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences, Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics, Natural Hazards

Publication year
Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering
Page amount
23 pages
Natural Sciences

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