1st Edition

Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Two Volume Set Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2010), 28th June - 1st July, Zurich, Switzerland

    1552 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This book results from the 7th ICPMG meeting in Zurich 2010 and covers a broad range of aspects of physical modelling in geotechnics, linking across to other modelling techniques to consider the entire spectrum required in providing innovative geotechnical engineering solutions.

    Topics presented at the conference:
    Soil – Structure – Interaction; Natural Hazards; Earthquake Engineering: Soft Soil Engineering; New Geotechnical Physical; Modelling Facilities; Advanced Experimental Techniques; Comparisons between Physical and Numerical Modelling
    Specific Topics: Offshore Engineering; Ground Improvement and Foundations; Tunnelling, Excavations and Retaining Structures; Dams and slopes; Process Modelling; Goenvironmental Modelling; Education

    VOLUME 1

    1 Keynotes and TC 2 contributions

    Physical modelling of natural hazards
    M.C.R. Davies, E.T. Bowman & D.J. White

    Recent trends in geotechnical earthquake engineering experimentation
    A. Elgamal, A.B. Huang & M. Okamura

    Physical modelling of soft ground problems
    F.H. Lee, M.S.S. Almeida & B. Indraratna

    Physical modelling with industry—overview of practices and benefits
    C. Gaudin, D.J. White, A. Bezuijen, P.E.L. Schaminée & J. Garnier

    Development of teaching resources for physical modelling community
    S.P.G. Madabhushi, U. Cilingir & M.E. Stringer

    STREAM: A method to facilitate efficient data exchange and archiving
    P.E.L. Schaminée, A.A. Klapwijk & D.J. White

    2 Similitude

    Scaling of hydraulic processes
    A. Bezuijen & R.S. Steedman

    A virtual rain simulator for droplet transport in a centrifuge
    B. Caicedo & J. Tristancho

    Potentialities and challenges of centrifuge modelling on unsaturated soils
    B. Caicedo, J. Tristancho & L. Thorel

    Influence of fluid viscosity on the response of buried structures in earthquakes
    S.C. Chian & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Use of automatic sand pourers for loose sand models
    S.C. Chian, M.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Physical modeling of kinematic pile-soil interaction under seismic conditions
    L. Dihoru, S. Bhattacharya, C.A. Taylor, D. Muir Wood, F. Moccia, A.L. Simonelli & G. Mylonakis

    Stiffness design for granular materials—a theoretical and experimental approach
    L. Dihoru, C.A. Taylor, S. Bhattacharya, D. Muir Wood, F. Moccia, A.L. Simonelli & G. Mylonakis

    Possibilities and limitations of 1-g model techniques
    A. Hettler

    Modelling precast concrete piling for use in the geotechnical centrifuge
    J.A. Knappett, K. O’Reilly, P. Gilhooley, C. Reid & K. Skeffington

    Preparation of fully saturated model ground
    M. Okamura & T. Inoue

    Reliability of one-g shaking table experiment
    F. Ozkahriman & J. Wartman

    Centrifuge modeling of a sensitive clay slope for simulation of strain softening
    D.S. Park, B.L. Kutter & J. DeJong

    The influence of coloured dyes on the undrained shear strength of kaolin
    F. Sahdi, N. Boylan, D.J. White & C. Gaudin

    Improving model quality through computer controlled saturation
    M.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Effects of rigid sidewall of specimen container on seismic behaviour
    H. Takahashi, Y. Morikawa & E. Ichikawa

    Piping: Centrifuge experiments on scaling effects and levee stability
    V.M. van Beek, A. Bezuijen & C. Zwanenburg

    Applicability of two stage scaling in dynamic centrifuge tests on saturated sand deposits
    L. von der Tann, T. Tobita & S. Iai

    Thickness effects on long-term consolidation by means of inter-connected oedometers
    Y. Watabe, S. Sassa, K. Udaka & T. Emura

    3 Physical modelling facilities

    Development of a low cost teaching centrifuge
    D.W. Airey & R. Barker

    Retrofits to COPPE mini-drum geotechnical centrifuge
    M.S.S. Almeida, J.L.S. Neto, M.C.F. Almeida, D.F. Fagundes & J.R.M.S. Oliveira

    Development of a large calibration triaxial cell with dual load actuator
    J.A. Black, V. Sivakumar & A.L. Bell

    Development of a large geotechnical centrifuge at Zhejiang University
    Y.M. Chen, L.G. Kong, Y.G. Zhou, J.Q. Jiang, X.W. Tang, B. Niu & M. Lin

    A miniature high speed wireless data acquisition system for geotechnical centrifuges
    C. Gaudin, D.J. White, N. Boylan, J. Breen, T. Brown & S. De Catania

    An experimental setup for the investigation of tamper geometry effects
    M. Ghazavi & M. Niazipour

    Development of a 2D servo-actuator for novel centrifuge modelling
    S.K. Haigh, N.E. Houghton, S.Y. Lam, Z. Li & P.J. Wallbridge

    Development of a horizontal and vertical shaker for the IWHR 450 g-ton centrifuge
    Y.J. Hou, X.G. Wang, Z.P. Xu, Y.F. Wen & P. Ibanez

    A new geotechnical centrifuge at the University of Tehran, I.R. Iran
    M. Moradi & A. Ghalandarzadeh

    Establishing a beam centrifuge facility at the Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland
    C.D. O’Loughlin, P. Naughton, N. Baker & A. Ainsworth

    Mobile tray for simulation of 3D load transfer in pile-supported earth platforms
    G. Rault, L. Thorel, A. Néel, S. Buttigieg, F. Derkx, G. Six & U. Okyay

    The drizzle method for sand sample preparation
    J. Rietdijk, F.M. Schenkeveld, P.E.L. Schaminée & A. Bezuijen

    The UENF geotechnical centrifuge facility
    F. Saboya, S. Tibana, R. Martins Reis, S.R. Ramires, S. Brum, V. Montero del Aguila & J. Domingos Vieira

    The Josef UEF—a new location for “in-situ” physical modelling
    J. Svoboda & R. Vašíček

    Development of a circulating system for water supply in centrifuge model tests
    Q.S. Wang, Z.Y. Chen, Y. Jin & J.H. Liang

    NEES @ UC Davis
    D.W. Wilson, B.L. Kutter & R.W. Boulanger

    4 New equipment, sensors and experimental techniques

    Centrifuge modeling of soil atmosphere interaction using a climatic chamber
    B. Caicedo, J. Tristancho & L. Thorel

    Design of experimental setup for 1 g seismic load tests on anchored retaining walls
    A.T. Carvalho, J. Bilé Serra, F. Oliveira, P. Morais, A.R. Ribeiro & C. Santos Pereira

    Applications of high speed photography in dynamic tests
    S.H. Chow, Y. Nazhat & D.W. Airey

    Particle Image Velocimetry analysis in dynamic centrifuge tests
    U. Cilingir & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Development of a multiple-axis actuator control system
    S. De Catania, J. Breen, C. Gaudin & D.J. White

    A wireless data acquisition system to monitor centrifuge pile installation
    A.D. Deeks, D.J. White, J. Breen, P. Hortin, S. De Catania & T. Brown

    Fibre optic cable and micro-anchor pullout tests in sand
    D. Hauswirth, M. Iten, R. Richli & A.M. Puzrin

    The use of optical fibre sensors in a geotechnical centrifuge for reinforced slopes
    E. Kapogianni, M.G. Sakellariou, J. Laue & S.M. Springman

    Development of Vs tomography testing system for geotechnical centrifuge experiments
    N.R. Kim & D.S. Kim

    Distributed testing of soil-structure systems using web-based applications
    S.P.G. Madabhushi, S.K. Haigh, A. Ali, M. Williams, M. Ojaghi, I. Lamata, T. Blakeborough, C.A. Taylor & M. Dietz

    Earthquake motion selection and calibration for use in a geotechnical centrifuge
    H.B. Mason, J.D. Bray, B.L. Kutter, D.W. Wilson & B.Y. Choy

    An exploratory study on using miniature sensors to monitor landslide motion
    G.L. Ooi, Y.H. Wang, T.W. Wong & C.S. Wong

    Observing and measuring arching in ideal and natural granular materials
    S.G. Paikowsky, H.S. Tien & L.E. Rolwes

    Large-scale physical model for simulation of artificial ground freezing with seepage flow
    E. Pimentel, G. Anagnostou & A. Sres

    Wireless data transmission in geotechnical centrifuge applications
    S.R. Ramires, T. Tachibana, F. Saboya Jr, S. Tibana, R.M. Reis & J.D. Vieira

    Experience using MEMS-based accelerometers in dynamic testing
    M.E. Stringer, C.M. Heron & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Advanced sensing in geotechnical centrifuge models
    A. Tessari, I. Sasanakul & T. Abdoun

    Development of train loading device and testing on sandy and clay models
    V.V. Vinogradov, Y.K. Frolovsky, A.A. Zaitsev & V.V. Naumov

    Measurement of landslide acceleration using PIV image analysis
    E.D. Wolinsky & W.A. Take

    Displacement field around an open-tube sampling
    W.M. Yan, I.T. Ng & C.Y. Cheuk

    Free type bender elements for characterizing soil in centrifuge model tests
    Y.G. Zhou, Y.M. Chen, Y. Shamoto, H. Mano, H. Hotta, Y. Asaka & Y. Taji

    5 Excavations and retaining structures

    Physical modelling of L-shaped retaining walls
    M. Arnold

    Physical modelling of flexible retaining walls under seismic actions
    R. Conti, G.M.B. Viggiani & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    New ideas for reducing seismic displacement of gravity quay walls
    A. Ghalandarzadeh, A. Mostafavi Moghadam, M. Moradi & P. Haji Alikhani

    Earth pressure at rest of expansive soil against retaining wall
    X.W. Gu, W.M. Zhang & G.M. Xu

    Deformation behavior of a reinforced soil wall constructed on soft ground
    H. Hashimoto, S. Nishimoto & H. Hayashi

    Breaking failure and internal stability analysis of geosynthetic reinforced earth walls
    W.Y. Hung, H.T. Chen, C.J. Lee & Y.C. Wei

    Fresh concrete pressure induced during concreting a diaphragm wall panel
    D. König & C. Loreck

    Evaluation of damage in saturated reinforced soil walls due to earthquake
    J. Kuwano, J. Izawa & S. Seki

    Centrifuge modeling of deep excavation in soft clay
    S.Y. Lam, M.Z.E.B. Elshafie, S.K. Haigh & M.D. Bolton

    Centrifuge modeling of shored mechanically stabilized earth walls
    Y.B. Lee, J.S. McCartney & H.Y. Ko

    Case study on a deep excavation in soft ground by centrifuge model tests
    X.F. Ma, H.H. Zhang, L. Yu, S.Y. Lam & M.D. Bolton

    Dynamic earth pressures and earth pressure cell measurements
    S.P.G. Madabhushi & Y.R. Khokher

    Influence of an anchor head on detection of soil anchorage load
    K. Palop, A. Ivanović, R.D. Neilson & A.J. Brennan

    Centrifuge modelling of active earth pressures
    F. Song, J.M. Zhang & C. Liu

    Seismic loads for evaluating internal stability of cantilevered retaining walls
    A. Takahashi, S. Tanimoto & H. Sugita

    Effect of fabric anisotropy on seismic response of a retaining wall
    X. Zeng, B. Li & H. Min

    Centrifuge modeling of the influence of basement excavation on existing tunnels
    G. Zheng, S.W. Wei, S.Y. Peng, Y. Diao & C.W.W. Ng

    6 Tunnels

    Modeling face stability of a shallow tunnel in a geotechnical centrifuge
    P. Aklik, G. Idinger & W. Wu

    Centrifuge tests on the seismic behavior of a tunnel
    J. Cao & M.S. Huang

    Methods of measurement of displacement of a model tunnel in centrifuge tests
    J.C. Chou & B.L. Kutter

    Centrifuge modelling of the response of buildings to tunnelling
    R.P. Farrell & R.J. Mair

    Study on tunnelling induced ground deformation in reinforced soils
    A. Juneja & N.S. Roshan

    Dynamic centrifuge tests on shallow tunnel models in dry sand
    G. Lanzano, E. Bilotta, G. Russo, F. Silvestri & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Centrifuge modelling on long-term behaviour of tunnels in transitional ground
    X.F. Ma, L. Yu, K. Soga & R. Laver

    Experimental study into tunnel face collapse in sand
    J. Messerli, E. Pimentel & G. Anagnostou

    Model tests for the evaluation of formation and expansion of a cavity in the ground
    M. Sato & R. Kuwano

    Local deformation characteristics of a cavity in model ground
    Y. Tsutsumi, R. Kuwano & M. Sato

    Modeling of tunnel lining deformation due to face instability
    H. Walter, C.J. Coccia, R.B. Wallen, H.Y. Ko & J.S. McCartney

    Centrifuge modelling of passive failure of tunnel face in saturated sand
    K.S. Wong, C.W.W. Ng, Y.M. Chen & X.C. Bian

    Physical model testing on earth pressure balance shield machine tunnelling in sand strata
    Q.W. Xu, X.R. Ge, H.H. Zhu, Y.B. Fu & X.S. Wu

    Centrifuge modelling of a steel pipe umbrella arch for tunnelling in clay
    C.H. Yeo, F.H. Lee, A. Hegde & A. Juneja

    7 Pipelines

    Investigation of axial/lateral interaction of pipes in dense sand
    N. Daiyan, S. Kenny, R. Phillips & R. Popescu

    Model tests on behaviour of buried pipes in a large soil chamber under cyclic loading
    D.H. Ko & R. Kuwano

    Centrifuge and discrete element modelling of tunnelling effects on pipelines
    A.M. Marshall, I. Elkayam, A. Klar & R.J. Mair

    Experimental study of buried plastic pipes in reinforced soil under cyclic-loads
    S.N. Moghaddas Tafreshi & O. Khalaj

    Soil-pipeline behaviour in lateral buckling on dense sand
    A. Rismanchian & W.H. Craig

    Centrifuge model tests on the dynamic response of sewer trunk culverts
    J. Tohda, H. Yoshimura, A. Ohsugi, K. Nakanishi, Y. Inoue, H.Y. Ko & R.B. Wallen

    Full-scale testing of buried extensible pipes subject to axial soil loading
    D. Wijewickreme & L. Weerasekara

    Dynamic response of sewer pipes buried in sloping-sided ditches
    H. Yoshimura, J. Tohda, T. Shimazu, H. Nishida, Y. Inoue, H.Y. Ko & R.B. Wallen

    8 Shallow foundations

    Centrifuge modelling of the interaction between fault rupture and rows of rigid, shallow foundations
    W. Ahmed & M.F. Bransby

    Centrifuge modelling of the behaviour of flexible raft foundations on clay and sand
    A. Arnold, J. Laue, T. Espinosa & S.M. Springman

    Bearing capacity of shallow foundations on slopes: Experimental analysis on reduced scale models
    F. Castelli & V. Lentini

    Centrifuge modelling of bridge system with rocking footings
    L. Deng, B.L. Kutter, S. Kunnath & T.B. Algie

    Cyclic load testing facility for pavement model testing
    C.T. Gnanendran, J. Piratheepan & J. Ramanujam

    Incremental cyclic load on footing: Coefficient of elastic uniform compression of sand
    S.N. Moghaddas Tafreshi & M. Ahmadi

    An experimental study on the instability of drill rigs during self propelling in site
    T. Hori, S. Tamate & N. Suemasa

    Cyclic deformations of foundations for offshore wind turbine structures
    H. Wienbroer, G. Huber & Th. Triantafyllidis

    Response of confining pile skirted footings
    N. Unnikrishnan & P. Sachin

    VOLUME 2

    9 Single piles

    Physical modelling for pile foundation re-use
    L. Begaj Qerimi & A.M. McNamara

    Physical model testing and FE analyses of base resistance of bored piles in sand
    D. Cadogan, K. Gavin & A. Tolooiyan

    Full-field stress and strain measurements during pile installation
    J. Dijkstra & W. Broere

    The installation resistance of open-ended piles
    P. Doherty & K. Gavin

    Predicting axial pile load capacity
    A.M. Elgamal, A.E. El Nimr, A.A. Dif & A.K. Gabr

    On the shaft capacity of non-displacement piles in sand from centrifuge tests
    V. Fioravante, L. Guerra & M.B. Jamiolkowski

    Modelling helical screw piles in clay using a transparent soil
    C.C. Hird & S.A. Stanier

    Field tests using an instrumented model pipe pile in sand
    D. Igoe, K. Gavin & B. O’Kelly

    Bearing capacity of CHD piles compared to traditional piling techniques in sand
    J.R. Jeffrey, M.J. Brown, T. Schwamb & J. Ball

    Centrifuge model tests on suction pile pullout loading capacity in sand
    Y. Kim, K. Kim, Y. Cho & S. Bang

    Large-scale model tests on uplift ultimate capacity of enlarged base piles
    L.G. Kong, G.Q. Zhang, R.P. Chen & Y.M. Chen

    Measurement of soil displacements near a cylindrical penetrometer
    W.W. Liu, C.M. Cox, D.J. Reddish & E.A. Ellis

    Influence of pile tip geometry on soil displacements around driven piles in layered ground
    Y. Mascarucci, S. Miliziano, A.M. McNamara & M. Pasqualetti

    Model tests for reducing installation forces in jacked sheet piling
    A.M. McNamara, A. Hijazi & R. Gorasia

    Conceptual techniques for full-scale physical modeling of pressed-in pile behavior
    G.N. Meshcheryakov & M.P. Doubrovsky

    Pile response due to effective lateral soil movement
    H.Y. Qin & W.D. Guo

    An investigation of the performance of a monopiled-footing foundation
    K.J.L. Stone, T. Newson & M. El Marassi

    The effect of pile shape on the horizontal shaft stress during installation in sand
    S. Taenaka, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

    Physical modelling of helical screw piles in sand
    C.H.C. Tsuha, N. Aoki, G. Rault, L. Thorel & J. Garnier

    In-flight investigation of excavation effects on smooth single piles
    G. Zheng, S.Y. Peng, Y. Diao & C.W.W. Ng

    10 Pile groups

    An experimental investigation on interference of piled rafts in soft soil
    S.P. Bajad, R.B. Sahu & N. Som

    Load transfer mechanisms of piled raft foundations
    V. Fioravante & D. Giretti

    Stiffness of piled raft foundations
    V. Fioravante, D. Giretti & M.B. Jamiolkowski

    Model tests on free-standing passive pile groups in sand
    W.D. Guo & E.H. Ghee

    The deformation pattern around a pile group under lateral loading in sand
    M. Hajialilue-Bonab, H. Azarnya-Shahgoli, F.B. Sarand & M.H. Mohassel

    An experimental study of the vertical bearing mechanism of piled raft foundations
    S. Nishimoto, K. Tomisawa & S. Miura

    Modelling the performance of linear minipile groups
    A.V. Rose & R.N. Taylor

    Mechanical behavior of piled raft foundation in sand subjected to static horizontal load
    K. Sawada, J. Takemura, J. Izawa & S. Seki

    11 Piles under cyclic and dynamic loads

    Far-field seismic soil-pile-raft interaction in normally consolidated kaolin clay
    S. Banerjee, S.H. Goh, F.H. Lee & M. Kang

    Measuring the apparent density change near a cyclically loaded displacement pile in sand
    J. Dijkstra, W. Broere & A.F. van Tol

    Centrifuge experiments on laterally loaded piles with wings
    J. Dührkop, J. Grabe, B. Bienen, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

    Effects of inclined piles on the seismic performances of pile groups
    S. Escoffier, J.L. Chazelas & N. Chenaf

    Stress paths measured around a cyclically loaded pile in a calibration chamber
    P.Y. Foray, C.H.C. Tsuha, M. Silva, R.J. Jardine & Z.X. Yang

    Pore pressure measurements during rapid pile load tests in a geotechnical centrifuge
    P. Hölscher, H. van Lottum, A. Bezuijen & A.F. van Tol

    Pile-sheet pile combined foundation subjected to lateral and moment loading
    J. Izawa, J. Takemura, H. Yamana, Y. Ishihama & M. Takagi

    Static and cyclic lateral pile behavior in clay
    M. Khemakhem, N. Chenaf, J. Garnier, G. Rault, L. Thorel & C. Dano

    Centrifuge modelling of a laterally cyclic loaded pile
    R.T. Klinkvort, C.T. Leth & O. Hededal

    Centrifuge modelling of mono-pile under cyclic lateral loads
    Z. Li, S.K. Haigh & M.D. Bolton

    Static and cyclic lateral response of battered piles in clay
    S. Mary Prabha & A. Boominathan

    Lateral loading of tripod foundations in sand
    E. Ozsu, B. Teymur & M. Rouainia

    An experimental investigation of piles in sand subjected to lateral cyclic loads
    P. Peralta & M. Achmus

    Design of an instrumented model pile for axial cyclic loading
    M.H.J. Rakotonindriana, A. Le Kouby, S. Buttigieg, F. Derkx, L. Thorel & J. Garnier

    P-y curves on model piles: Uncertainty identification
    F. Rosquoët, L. Thorel, J. Garnier & M. Khemakhem

    Investigation of the self-healing effect of monopile foundations
    O. Solf, P. Kudella & Th. Triantafyllidis

    12 Offshore systems

    Installation resistance and bearing capacity of a shallow skirted foundation in clay
    H.E. Acosta-Martinez & S. Gourvenec

    Centrifuge study of the bearing capacity increase of a shallow footing due to preloading
    B. Bienen, C. Gaudin & M.J. Cassidy

    Experimental investigation of punch-through potential for spudcan foundations
    M.S. Hossain & M.F. Randolph

    Jack-up reinstallation near a footprint cavity
    V.W. Kong, M.J. Cassidy & C. Gaudin

    Physical modeling of suction caissons
    C.M.A.R. Melo, S. Tibana, F. Saboya, R.M. Reis, R.R. Sobrinho, J.D. Vieira & V.M. del Aguila

    Study of soil-pipeline interaction under vertical and horizontal loading in very soft soil
    M. Orozco-Calderon & P.Y. Foray

    Behaviour of a breakwater in liquefied silty soil under wave loadings
    V. Oztug, B. Teymur & S. Cokgor

    Installation process of suction anchors in Gulf of Guinea clay: Centrifuge modelling
    L. Thorel, J. Garnier, G. Rault, H. Dendani & J.L. Colliat

    Centrifuge anchor dragging tests in sand and clay
    H. van Lottum, H.J. Luger & A. Bezuijen

    Centrifuge model tests of helical anchors in clay
    D. Wang, C. Gaudin, R.S. Merifield & Y. Hu

    Study of soil movements around a penetrating spudcan
    Y. Xie, C.F. Leung & Y.K. Chow

    Study of wave impact on a cylindrical breakwater by means of centrifuge model tests
    G.M. Xu, Z.Y. Cai, X.W. Gu, M.M. Jiang, Z.X. Wang, Y. Gu & X. Su

    Dynamic response of a single and a 4-bucket foundations
    J.H. Zhang, Y.M. Zhang & X.B. Lu

    13 Slopes

    Modelling of submarine slides in the geotechnical centrifuge
    N. Boylan, C. Gaudin, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

    Influence of ground anchors on topographic amplification at slope crests
    A.J. Brennan, N.I. Thusyanthan & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Physical modeling of a drainage system on a layered sandy-clayey slope
    F. Gabrieli, E. Grigoletto & S. Cola

    Centrifuge modelling of submarine landslide flows
    C.S. Gue, K. Soga, M.D. Bolton & N.I. Thusyanthan

    Physical modeling of slope failure during slope cutting work
    K. Itoh, Y. Toyosawa, S. Timpong & N. Suemasa

    Reinforced slope modelling using optical fibre sensors and PIV analysis
    E. Kapogianni, J. Laue & M.G. Sakellariou

    Centrifuge modeling of slope failures induced by rainfall
    H. Ling, H.I. Ling, L. Li & T. Kawabata

    Centrifuge modelling of root reinforcement of slopes
    R. Sonnenberg, M.F. Bransby, P.D. Hallett, A.G. Bengough & M.C.R. Davies

    Simulating shallow failure in slopes due to heavy precipitation
    S. Tamate, N. Suemasa & T. Katada

    Evaluation of performance of soil-nailed slopes subjected to seepage in a centrifuge
    B.V.S. Viswanadham & V. Deepa

    Centrifuge model studies on the behavior of geocomposite reinforced soil slopes
    B.V.S. Viswanadham & D.V. Raisinghani

    Centrifuge modelling of slope stabilisation using a discrete pile row
    B.S. Yoon & E.A. Ellis

    14 Dams and embankments

    Real-time monitoring of full-scale levee testing
    T. Abdoun, V. Bennett, R. Dobry, A. Koelewijn & S. Thevanayagam

    Effect of drainage zoning and deeply placed plinth on CFGD
    Y.W. Choo, D.S. Kim, K.H. Kim, D.H. Shin, E.S. Im, S.E. Cho & H.G. Park

    Centrifuge modeling of transverse cracking in dam core
    Y.J. Hou, Q.F. Niu, Z.P. Xu, J.H. Liang, S. Peng & B.Y. Zhang

    Modelling the behaviour of reinforced embankments on the peat Caroni swamp
    A. Mwasha, R. Ramnarine & R. Atkinson

    Physical modeling studies to evaluate performance of New Orleans levees during hurricanes
    I. Sasanakul, T. Abdoun & M. Sharp

    Dike breaching due to overtopping
    L. Schmocker, W.H. Hager & R.M. Boes

    Computer simulations and physical modelling of erosion
    C.S. Stuetzle, J. Gross, Z. Chen, B. Cutler, W.R. Franklin, K. Perez & T. Zimmie

    Physical modelling of embankment vulnerability
    W. Vanadit-Ellis, L. Davis & M. Sharp

    Influence of sand and scale on the piping process—experiments and multivariate analysis
    V.M. van Beek, J.G. Knoeff, J. Rietdijk, J.B. Sellmeijer & J. Lopez De La Cruz

    Centrifuge modeling of railway embankments in terms of high moisture content of soil
    V.V. Vinogradov, Y.K. Frolovsky & A.A. Zaitsev

    Centrifuge modeling of a geotextile-reinforced slope during earthquake
    L. Wang, G. Zhang & J.M. Zhang

    Study on the mechanism of hydraulic fracturing by centrifuge modeling tests
    Z.P. Xu, J.H. Liang & Y.J. Hou

    15 Natural hazards and protection measures

    A simple model to simulate the full-scale behaviour of falling rock protection barriers
    S. de Miranda, C. Gentilini, G. Gottardi, L. Govoni & F. Ubertini

    A centrifuge experiment to derive insight on rock fragmentation within sturzstroms
    B. Imre, J. Laue & S.M. Springman

    Physical modelling to better understand rock avalanches
    I. Manzella & V. Labiouse

    Application of wave barriers as a countermeasure against train-induced ground vibrations
    R. Motamed, K. Itoh, S. Hirose, A. Takahashi & O. Kusakabe

    Centrifuge modelling of ground vibration isolation with geofoam barriers
    C. Murillo, L. Thorel & B. Caicedo

    Optical investigation through a flowing saturated granular material
    N. Sanvitale, R. Genevois & E.T. Bowman

    Physical modeling of debris flows over flexible ring net barriers
    J. Speerli, R. Hersperger, C. Wendeler & A. Roth

    Field testing of net structures for railway track protection in rocky regions
    A.A. Zaitsev, M.G. Sokovikh & T.A. Gugushvily

    16 Ground improvement

    Centrifuge modelling of piled embankments
    R. Aslam & E.A. Ellis

    3D load transfer in pile-supported earth platforms over soft soils: Centrifuge modeling
    G. Baudouin, L. Thorel & G. Rault

    Compensation grouting research, the influence of the physical model
    A. Bezuijen, A.F. van Tol & M.P.M. Sanders

    Performance and observations of model stone column foundations
    J.A. Black, V. Sivakumar & A.L. Bell

    The uncertainties of using replacement soil for controlling settlement
    A.K. Gabr

    Underwater vacuum preloading of soft clay using different drain spacings
    L.W. Hu, N.L. Lee & C.W.W. Ng

    A multi-scale analysis method for partially improved ground and its experimental verification
    A. Ishikawa, Y. Shamoto, K. Terada & T. Kyoya

    Centrifuge tests on column type mixing improved ground with surface improvement
    M. Kitazume & K. Maruyama

    Performance of foundation formed from hydraulic fill sand by centrifugal modeling
    S.H. Liu, G.M. Xu, Z.Y. Cai, J.L. Li & Y.H. Li

    1g model test on granular soil columns for ground improvement of very soft soil
    F. Rackwitz & M. Schüßler

    Compressive behavior of honeycomb modular drainage tanks
    M. Rezania, P. Cullen, A.A. Javadi & M.M. Nezhad

    Pile-supported earth platforms: Two approaches with physical models
    L. Thorel, J.C. Dupla, G. Rault, J. Canou, G. Baudouin, A.Q. Dinh & B. Simon

    Evaluation of seismic resistance of pile foundation in composite ground
    K. Tomisawa & S. Miura

    Study of a multi-element composite foundation of concrete columns and sand columns
    X.Z. Wang & L.F. Wang

    Centrifuge study on the “set-up” effect induced by sand compaction pile installation
    J.T. Yi, S.H. Goh & F.H. Lee

    Seismic performance of mixed module columns and rigid inclusions
    X. Zhang, P.Y. Foray, Ph. Gotteland, S. Lambert & H. Alsaleh

    17 Liquefaction

    Effect of permeability on soil-structure response to earthquake lateral loading
    L. Gonzalez, D. Lucas, T. Abdoun & R. Dobry

    Characteristics of horizontal subgrade reaction of piles in liquefiable sand
    S. Imamura

    Dynamic stability of oil tank supported by piled-raft foundation on liquefiable sand
    S. Imamura, T. Yagi & J. Takemura

    Evolution of shear modulus during liquefaction in 1-D centrifuge shaking table tests
    C.J. Lee, Y.C. Wei, W.Y. Hung & H.T. Chen

    Experimental and numerical verification of earthquake triggered slope failure
    L. Li & Y. Hata

    Liquefaction and reconsolidation in a 1-g shake-box testing device
    D. Rebstock, H. Wienbroer & G. Huber

    Measuring shaft friction during earthquakes
    M.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

    Uplift behaviour of buried structures under strong shaking
    T. Tobita, G.-C. Kan & S. Iai

    Multidirectional shaking table tests on model piles in saturated sand
    T.S. Ueng & C.H. Chen

    18 Environmental geotechnics

    Effect of sheet pile on contamination transport through the soil
    A.M. Basha, I. Rashwan, A. El Nimr & A.K. Gabr

    New thermal cell for measuring thermal conductivity of soils
    S.S. Hamuda, M. Rouainia & B.G. Clarke

    Centrifuge techniques and apparatus for transport experiments in porous media
    E.D. Mattson, C.D. Palmer, R.W. Smith & M. Flury

    Cyclic behaviour of iron mining tailings using centrifuge mini-CPT tests
    H.P.G. Motta, M.S.S. Almeida, J.G.A. Pequeno, J.R.M.S. Oliveira & T.J. Espósito

    Testing of an expansive clay in a centrifuge permeameter
    M.D. Plaisted & J.G. Zornberg

    Physical modelling for ecological geotechnics
    S. Sassa & Y. Watabe

    Effect of geogrid reinforcement on the deformation behavior of landfill covers
    B.V.S. Viswanadham & S. Rajesh


    Sarah Springman, Jan Laue