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The Evaluation of Soil Liquefaction Potential using Shear Wave Velocity based on Empirical Relationships
Mehrad Khalil Noutash, Rouzbeh Dabiri, Masoud Hajialilue Bonab
Pages - 218 - 232     |    Revised - 15-07-2012     |    Published - 10-08-2012
Volume - 6   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - August 2012  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Liquefaction, Standard Penetration Test (SPT), Shear Wave Velocity (Vs), Liquefaction Potential Index (PL), South of Tehran
ABSTRACT
The liquefaction resistance of soils can be evaluated using laboratory tests such as cyclic simple shear, cyclic triaxial, cyclic torsional shear as well as such field methods as; Standard Penetration Test (SPT), Cone Penetration Test (CPT) and Shear Wave Velocity (Vs). This research attempts to compare the results of two field methods used to evaluate liquefaction resistance of soil, i.e. SPT based on simplified procedure proposed by Seed and Idriss (1985) and shear wave velocity (Vs) on the basis of Andrus and Stokoe (2004) process using empirical relationships between them . Iwasaki (1982) method is used to measure the liquefaction potential index for both of them. The study area is a part of south and southeast of Tehran. It is observed that there is not a perfect agreement between the results of two methods based on five empirical relationships assuming cemented and non-cemented condition for soils. Liquefaction potential index (PL) value in SPT test is more than Vs method.
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Mr. Mehrad Khalil Noutash
- Iran
m.noutash@yahoo.com
Dr. Rouzbeh Dabiri
- Iran
Dr. Masoud Hajialilue Bonab
- Iran