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By H. DiBenedetto, T. Doanh, H. Geoffroy, C. Sauzéat

Solutions for soil engineering and soil-structure interplay difficulties desire real looking and pertinent experimental and modelling instruments. during this paintings, huge advancements proposed by way of the invited speakers of the Lyon foreign Symposium held in September 2003 are offered, together with experimental investigations into deformation homes; laboratory, in-situ and box commentary interpretations; behaviour characterisation and modelling; and case histories.

The contributions include fresh investigations into anisotropy and non-linearity, the consequences of stress-strain-time historical past, growing older and time results, yielding, failure and circulation, cyclic and dynamic behaviour. furthermore, complicated geotechnical trying out is applied to actual engineering difficulties, and to methods of synthesising details from more than a few resources whereas undertaking useful web site characterisation studies.

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2 Vincent Street At the Vincent Street site, the soil deposit is mainly composed of sands, but ranging from loose to medium dense. An SCPT test carried out previously at the site gave shear wave velocities for depths between 4 and 11 m. The agreement with surface wave results is quite satisfactory (Figure 4), though the SASW results underestimate the stiffness at depth obtained from the SCPT. At this site it was also possible to obtain information in the high frequency range (up to 120 Hz), this allows a more detailed reconstruction of the stiffness profile at very shallow depth.

Low strain shear moduli of cemented sand. ASCE J. of the Geotech. and Geoenv. , 123, No. 6, 540–545. 60 40 Vertical bottom Element 20 Horizontal bottom Elements 0 0 20 40 T ime (hours) 60 80 Figure 11. Comparison between the horizontal [Vs (hh)] and the Vertical [Vs (hv)] shear wave velocity from bottom bender. , Lo Presti, D. C. F. & O’neil, D. A. (1996). Anisotropy of small strain stiffness in Ticino sand. Gèotechnique, 46, No. 1, 115–131. Brignoli, E. G. M, Gotti, M. and Stokoe, K. H. II, (1996).

4, 444–453. , Picornell M. and Nazarian S. (1997). Low strain shear moduli of cemented sand. ASCE J. of the Geotech. and Geoenv. , 123, No. 6, 540–545. 60 40 Vertical bottom Element 20 Horizontal bottom Elements 0 0 20 40 T ime (hours) 60 80 Figure 11. Comparison between the horizontal [Vs (hh)] and the Vertical [Vs (hv)] shear wave velocity from bottom bender. , Lo Presti, D. C. F. & O’neil, D. A. (1996). Anisotropy of small strain stiffness in Ticino sand. Gèotechnique, 46, No. 1, 115–131. Brignoli, E.

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