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1st Edition

Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events

Edited By

Susumu Iai

ISBN 9781138027091
Published August 21, 2014 by CRC Press
264 Pages

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Book Description

Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events presents the keynote lectures (book, 264 pages) and keynote lectures and general papers (CD-ROM, 608 pages) presented at the Fourth International ISSMGEConference on Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation (4th GEDMAR, Kyoto, Japan, 16-18 September 2014). The contributions discuss hurricane, rainstorm and storm surge induced riverine and coastal flooding events, such as the 2004 Sumatra earthquake in Indonesia, the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans, USA, Typhoon Morakot, which devastated parts of Taiwan in 2009 and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster in Eastern Japan, when combined failure mechanisms, multiple hazards, and rare events with huge consequences occurred.

The book is divided into the following sections:
– Keynote lectures
– Liquefaction experiment and analysis project (LEAP)
– Guidelines and recommendations for local governments to mitigate flooding disasters
– Materials and modeling
– Natural hazards
– Disaster mitigation and rehabilitation

Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events will be of interest to researchers, academics, industry practitioners and other professional involved in earthquake geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, and earthquake engineering and structural dynamics.

Table of Contents


Keynote Lectures

Combined failure mechanism of breakwaters and buildings subject to Tsunami during 2011 East Japan earthquake
S. Iai

Performance-based assessment of liquefaction hazards
S.L. Kramer, Y.-M. Huang & M.W. Greenfield

Progresses on disaster mitigation and rehabilitation technologies for embankment dam in China
H.L. Liu

Development of seismic risk microzonation maps of Jakarta city
M. Irsyam, D. Hutabarat, M. Asrurifak, I. Imran, S.Widiyantoro, Hendriyawan, I. Sadisun, B. Hutapea, T. Afriansyah, H. Pindratno, A. Firmanti, M. Ridwan, S.W. Haridjono & R. Pandhu

Use of biogeotechnologies for disaster mitigation
J. Chu, V. Ivanov, J. He & M. Naeimi

Damage to river levees by the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast Tohoku earthquake and prediction of liquefaction in levees
M. Okamura & S. Hayashi

Geoenvironmental issues for the recovery from the 2011 East Japan earthquake and tsunami
T. Katsumi, T. Inui, A. Takai, K. Endo, H. Sakanakura, H. Imanishi, M. Kazama, M. Nakashima, M. Okawara, Y. Otsuka, H. Sakamoto, H. Suzuki &T. Yasutaka

Fukushima Accident: What happened and lessons learned
S. Muto

Workshop on liquefaction experiment and analysis project (LEAP)

Liquefaction Experiment and Analysis Projects (LEAP) through a generalized scaling relationship
S. Iai

Proposed outline for LEAP verification and validation processes
B.L. Kutter, M.T. Manzari, M. Zeghal, Y.G. Zhou & R.J. Armstrong

LEAP projects: Concept and challenges
M.T. Manzari, B.L. Kutter, M. Zeghal, S. Iai, T. Tobita, S.P.G. Madabhushi, S.K. Haigh, L. Mejia, D.A. Gutierrez, R.J. Armstrong, M.K. Sharp, Y.M. Chen &Y.G. Zhou

LEAP: Selected data for class C calibrations and class A validations
M. Zeghal, M.T. Manzari, B.L. Kutter & T. Abdoun

Benchmark centrifuge tests and analyses of liquefaction-induced lateral spreading during earthquake
T. Tobita, M.T. Manzari, O. Ozutsumi, K. Ueda, R. Uzuoka & S. Iai

Workshop on guidelines and recommendations for local governments to mitigate flooding disasters

Preparing ‘Guidelines and Recommendations’ for disaster mitigation – what is the lesson from recent flood and tsunami
K. Ichii

Geotechnical lesson and application on earth bank for tsunami disaster prevention
K. Tokida

On the failure mechanisms of different levee designs under extreme rainfall event – case studies in Southern Taiwan
W.-C. Huang, R.-K. Chen & M.-C.Weng

Impact of the recent earthquake and tsunami on Chilean port
F. Caselli, M. Beale & M. Reyes

Numerical analysis of Darcy/Navier-Stokes coupled flows and seepage-induced erosion of soils
K. Fujisawa

Effect of incidence angle of current and consolidation pressure on the hydraulic resistance capacity of clayey soil
Y.S. Kim, S.H. Jeong, T.M. Do, C. Lee & K.O. Kang

Evaluation of liquefaction susceptibility of soils using DynamicWeight Sounding test
S. Sawada

Earthquake and tsunami damage estimation for port-BCP
Y. Akakura, K. Ono & K. Ichii

Reliability on the stability of long continuous earth-structures
T. Hara, M. Nonoyama, Y. Otake & Y. Honjo

Panel Discussions “How to meet catastrophic flooding events?”

Prelude to Panel Discussion: How to meet catastrophic events
W.D.L. Finn

Prelude to Panel Discussion: How to meet catastrophic events
M.J. Pender

Contribution to Panel Discussion: How to meet catastrophic events
H. Ohta

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