Evaluation of Babolsar Sand Behaviour by Using Static Triaxial Tests and Comparison with Case History


An experimental study is carried out to investigate the static liquefaction of sand. For this purpose, Babolsar sand with its liquefiable parameters such as soil properties and high seismic level of underground water are investigated using static compression drained and un-drained tri-axial tests under isotropically and anisotropically conditions. Also, the data results of this sand are compared with those of the previous studies on soil case history. The study results indicate that Babolsar sand can experience the whole possible states of liquefaction soil, i.e. flow failure, limited and dilation behavior.

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Salamatpoor, S. and Salamatpoor, S. (2014) Evaluation of Babolsar Sand Behaviour by Using Static Triaxial Tests and Comparison with Case History. Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 4, 181-197. doi: 10.4236/ojce.2014.43016.

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