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Evaluation of Seismic Levee Deformation Potential by Destructive Cyclic Field Testing
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Field Testing with MK-15 shaker
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DOI:10.4231/D3SF2MB89
Experiment Type: Field
Description: This experiment involved shaking the model test embankment with the NEES@UCLA MK15 eccentric mass shaker. Shake sequences included frequency sweep, step sweeps, and extended shaking at a given frequency. Accelerations of the embankment, underlying peat, and free field peat were measured, along with pore pressure response in the peat. Maximum accelerations at the embankment base reached 0.13g.
Dates: July 28, 2011 - August 31, 2011
Facility: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Specimen Type: Embankment and Underlying Peaty Organic Soil (view)
Material: Geogrind Reinforced Compacted Clay Embankment Geogrind Reinforced Compacted Clay Embankment (view)
Sensors: MK15 Shaking Sensor List
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Tags (keywords):
  1. Levee
  2. Field testing
  3. Peat
  4. shaker
  5. MK15
  6. Delta
  7. Sherman Island
  8. Earthquake
Cite this work:
Edward Reinert, Jonathan Stewart, R.E.S. Moss, P.S. Chrysovergis, Scott Brandenberg (2013). "Field Testing with MK-15 shaker", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D3SF2MB89