MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 281, 2019International Conference of Engineering Risk (INCER 2019)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Naturals: Earthquake, Landslide, Forest Fire, Flood, Tsunami, Avalanche|
|Published online||21 May 2019|
Influence of non-plastic fines on the cyclic resistance of sands to liquefaction
1 Université Paris-Est, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Navier, 6 et 8 av. Blaise Pascal, Cité Descartes, Champs-sur-Marne, 77455 Marne-la-Vallée CEDEX 2, France
2 Université Libanaise, Faculté de génie, Branche III, Hadath, Liban
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This paper presents an experimental study that investigates the influence of the non-plastic fines on the initiation of instability of sands under cyclic loading. The materials used for this study and the experimental device are first presented, then the results of typical liquefaction tests for both loose and medium dense specimens are presented with emphasis on the exhibited behaviour. The results of a series of cyclic undrained tests that were done with the aid of a triaxial apparatus for different percentages of fines are also presented and analysed. The results reveal that the increase in the non-plastic fines content lead to an increase in the liquefaction resistance of sands.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.