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Properties of Cohesionless Soil Subsequent to Liquefaction and Resedimentation

Project funded by:   NSF #0936421 (2009)

PI: Ronaldo I. Borja, Stanford University
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Description:
This project will utilize the NEES equipment sites at the University of California at Davis, and at the University at Buffalo. The project will experimentally and numerically investigate the properties of resedimented soil following liquefaction, including void ratio distribution and shear strength. To investigate the properties of cohesionless soil subsequent to liquefaction, a series of coordinated physical model tests, numerical analyses, imaging analyses, and laboratory shear strength tests will be conducted. Physical model testing will include laboratory column testing, small- and large-scale shake table testing, and centrifuge testing. Numerical analyses will include .... (more)


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Experiments: Testing in progress