Monster Truck Will Shake New Zealand for Safer Buildings
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29 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Yahoo! News | Jan 29, 2013 T-Rex used to test for liquefaction on New Zealand's South Island, around Christchurch. See attached PDF.
T-Rex to Shake Christchurch
25 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Big Science | Jan. 25, 2013
Online news story.
T-Rex to test soil in Christchurch, NZ. Quotes NEES researcher Brady Cox, U of Texas, Austin. Full story in attached PDF.
RAPID: CPT and SASW Testing at Seismograph Stations with Liquefiable Soils Affected by the Tohoku Earthquake, Japan
06 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Clinton Miller Wood, Brady Cox
The 11th March, 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohuko Earthquake off the coast of Northern Japan resulted in significant seismic damage and widespread soil liquefaction over 400...
NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction
23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT
Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...
Soil Liquefaction Classroom Demonstration
13 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT
This is an example of how to do a simple soil liquefaction demonstration for use in the classroom setting, or similar. All materials may be found at home, or perhaps purchased at the local...
UC Davis Team Studies Liquefaction in Japan
08 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User
A research team from U.C. Davis traveled to Japan to study the liquefaction that occurred during their large quake.
Video courtesy of KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA.
Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake
21 Mar 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Rajesh Thyagarajan
Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake - CNN iReporter Brent Kooi catches the earth moving and cracking beneath his feet as the quake strikes Japan. March 11, 2011.
Energy-based Approach for Evaluating and Mitigating Liquefaction Potential
12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Samuel Lasley, Russell Green
The objective of the research outlined herein is the development of an energy-based approach for evaluating the potential for liquefaction triggering and for designing...
Determination of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Parameters Using Paleoseismic Techniques
10 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green
The main objective of this project is to develop a procedure for determining a magnitude-recurrence relationship for regions of low to moderate seismicity wherein uncertainty is...
04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green
Collaboration between E-Defense and NEES: Studying Pile Stress in Laterally Spread Ground
17 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Ross W Boulanger, Kohji Tokimatsu, Hiroko Suzuki
Two centrifuge model tests, Tests 1 and 2, were planned to estimate failure mechanism of piles in the ground behind a quay wall during laterally spreading. Test 1 included three pile groups with...
02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects
An animation from the USGS describing a process by which water-saturated sediment temporarily loses strength and acts as a fluid, like when you wiggle your toes in the wet sand near the water at...
Development of a Direct Test Method for Dynamically Assessing the Liquefaction Resistance of Soils In Situ
05 Jun 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brady Cox
This dissertation details work conducted by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin aimed toward the development and implementation of a new in-situ liquefaction testing technique. This...
FLIQ: Foundation and Ground Performance in Liquefaction Experiments
29 Nov -0001 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jacquelyn Allmond, Bruce Lloyd Kutter, Jonathan Bray, Connor Hayden
The consequences of seismically induced liquefaction have been intensely studied through case histories, numerical simulations, and many experiments involving shallow foundations on liquefiable...