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;

part 1|2 pages

Keynotes and TC 2 contributions

chapter 1|20 pages

Keynotes and TC 2 contributions Physical modelling of natural hazards

ByM.C.R. Davies, E.T. Bowman & D.J. White

chapter |22 pages

Recent trends in geotechnical earthquake engineering experimentation

A. Elgamal A.B. Huang
ByA. Elgamal, A.B. Huang & M. Okamura

chapter |22 pages

Physical modelling of soft ground problems

ByF.H. Lee, M.S.S. Almeida & B. Indraratna

chapter |12 pages

Physical modelling with industry—overview of practices and benefits

C. Gaudin & D.J. White A. Bezuijen & P.E.L. Schaminée
ByC. Gaudin, D.J. White, A. Bezuijen, P.E.L. Schaminée & J. Garnier

chapter |6 pages

Development of teaching resources for physical modelling community

ByS.P.G. Madabhushi, U. Cilingir & M.E. Stringer

chapter |6 pages

STREAM: A method to facilitate efficient data exchange and archiving

P.E.L. Schaminée A.A. Klapwijk
ByP.E.L. Schaminée, A.A. Klapwijk & D.J. White

part 2|2 pages


chapter 2|6 pages

Similitude Scaling of hydraulic processes

ByA. Bezuijen & R.S. Steedman

chapter |6 pages

A virtual rain simulator for droplet transport in a centrifuge

ByB. Caicedo & J. Tristancho

chapter |6 pages

Potentialities and challenges of centrifuge modelling on unsaturated soils

ByB. Caicedo, J. Tristancho & L. Thorel

chapter |6 pages

Influence of fluid viscosity on the response of buried structures in earthquakes

ByS.C. Chian & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Use of automatic sand pourers for loose sand models

ByS.C. Chian, M.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling of kinematic pile-soil interaction under seismic conditions

ByL. Dihoru, S. Bhattacharya, C.A. Taylor, D. Muir Wood, F. Moccia, A.L. Simonelli & G. Mylonakis

chapter |6 pages

Stiffness design for granular materials—a theoretical and experimental approach

ByL. Dihoru, C.A. Taylor, S. Bhattacharya, D. Muir Wood, F. Moccia, A.L. Simonelli & G. Mylonakis

chapter |6 pages

Possibilities and limitations of 1-g model techniques

ByA. Hettler

chapter |6 pages

Modelling precast concrete piling for use in the geotechnical centrifuge

J.A. Knappett, K. O’Reilly & P. Gilhooley C. Reid
ByJ.A. Knappett, K. O’Reilly, P. Gilhooley, C. Reid & K. Skeffington

chapter |6 pages

Preparation of fully saturated model ground

ByM. Okamura & T. Inoue

chapter |6 pages

Reliability of one-g shaking table experiment

ByF. Ozkahriman & J. Wartman

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of a sensitive clay slope for simulation of strain softening

ByD.S. Park, B.L. Kutter & J. DeJong

chapter |6 pages

The influence of coloured dyes on the undrained shear strength of kaolin

ByF. Sahdi, N. Boylan, D.J. White & C. Gaudin

chapter |6 pages

Improving model quality through computer controlled saturation

ByM.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Effects of rigid sidewall of specimen container on seismic behaviour

ByH. Takahashi, Y. Morikawa & E. Ichikawa

chapter |8 pages

Piping: Centrifuge experiments on scaling effects and levee stability

ByV.M. van Beek, A. Bezuijen & C. Zwanenburg

chapter |6 pages

Applicability of two stage scaling in dynamic centrifuge tests on saturated sand deposits

ByL. von der Tann, T. Tobita & S. Iai

chapter |6 pages

Thickness effects on long-term consolidation by means of inter-connected oedometers

Y. Watabe & S. Sassa K. Udaka
ByY. Watabe, S. Sassa, K. Udaka & T. Emura

part 3|2 pages

Physical modelling facilities

chapter 3|6 pages

Physical modelling facilities Development of a low cost teaching centrifuge

ByD.W. Airey & R. Barker

chapter |6 pages

Retrofits to COPPE mini-drum geotechnical centrifuge

ByM.S.S. Almeida, J.L.S. Neto, M.C.F. Almeida, D.F. Fagundes & J.R.M.S. Oliveira

chapter |6 pages

Development of a large calibration triaxial cell with dual load actuator

J.A. Black V. Sivakumar
ByJ.A. Black, V. Sivakumar & A.L. Bell

chapter |6 pages

Development of a large geotechnical centrifuge at Zhejiang University

ByY.M. Chen, L.G. Kong, Y.G. Zhou, J.Q. Jiang, X.W. Tang, B. Niu & M. Lin

chapter |6 pages

A miniature high speed wireless data acquisition system for geotechnical centrifuges

ByC. Gaudin, D.J. White, N. Boylan, J. Breen, T. Brown & S. De Catania

chapter |4 pages

An experimental setup for the investigation of tamper geometry effects

ByM. Ghazavi & M. Niazipour

chapter |6 pages

Development of a 2D servo-actuator for novel centrifuge modelling

ByS.K. Haigh, N.E. Houghton, S.Y. Lam, Z. Li & P.J. Wallbridge

chapter |6 pages

Development of a horizontal and vertical shaker for the IWHR 450 g-ton centrifuge

ByY.J. Hou, X.G. Wang, Z.P. Xu, Y.F. Wen & P. Ibanez

chapter |4 pages

A new geotechnical centrifuge at the University of Tehran, I.R. Iran

ByM. Moradi & A. Ghalandarzadeh

chapter |6 pages

Establishing a beam centrifuge facility at the Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland

ByC.D. O’Loughlin, P. Naughton, N. Baker & A. Ainsworth

chapter |6 pages

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
ByG. Rault, L. Thorel, A. Néel, S. Buttigieg, F. Derkx, G. Six & U. Okyay

chapter |6 pages

The drizzle method for sand sample preparation

ByJ. Rietdijk, F.M. Schenkeveld, P.E.L. Schaminée & A. Bezuijen

chapter |6 pages

The UENF geotechnical centrifuge facility

ByF. Saboya, S. Tibana, R. Martins Reis, S.R. Ramires, S. Brum, V. Montero del Aguila & J. Domingos Vieira

chapter |6 pages

The Josef UEF—a new location for “in-situ” physical modelling

ByJ. Svoboda & R. Vašíček

chapter |6 pages

Development of a circulating system for water supply in centrifuge model tests

ByQ.S. Wang, Z.Y. Chen, Y. Jin & J.H. Liang

chapter |6 pages

NEES @ UC Davis

ByD.W. Wilson, B.L. Kutter & R.W. Boulanger

part 4|2 pages

New equipment, sensors and experimental techniques

chapter |6 pages

Design of experimental setup for 1 g seismic load tests on anchored retaining walls

A.T. Carvalho J. Bilé Serra, F. Oliveira & P. Morais
ByA.T. Carvalho, J. Bilé Serra, F. Oliveira, P. Morais, A.R. Ribeiro & C. Santos Pereira

chapter |6 pages

Applications of high speed photography in dynamic tests

ByS.H. Chow, Y. Nazhat & D.W. Airey

chapter |6 pages

Particle Image Velocimetry analysis in dynamic centrifuge tests

ByU. Cilingir & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Development of a multiple-axis actuator control system

ByS. De Catania, J. Breen, C. Gaudin & D.J. White

chapter |6 pages

A wireless data acquisition system to monitor centrifuge pile installation

ByA.D. Deeks, D.J. White, J. Breen, P. Hortin, S. De Catania & T. Brown

chapter |6 pages

Fibre optic cable and micro-anchor pullout tests in sand

ByD. Hauswirth, M. Iten, R. Richli & A.M. Puzrin

chapter |6 pages

The use of optical fibre sensors in a geotechnical centrifuge for reinforced slopes

ByE. Kapogianni, M.G. Sakellariou, J. Laue & S.M. Springman

chapter |6 pages

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
ByS.P.G. Madabhushi, S.K. Haigh, A. Ali, M. Williams, M. Ojaghi, I. Lamata, T. Blakeborough, C.A. Taylor & M. Dietz

chapter |6 pages

Earthquake motion selection and calibration for use in a geotechnical centrifuge

ByH.B. Mason, J.D. Bray, B.L. Kutter, D.W. Wilson & B.Y. Choy

chapter |6 pages

An exploratory study on using miniature sensors to monitor landslide motion

ByG.L. Ooi, Y.H. Wang, T.W. Wong & C.S. Wong

chapter |6 pages

Observing and measuring arching in ideal and natural granular materials

S.G. Paikowsky H.S. Tien
ByS.G. Paikowsky, H.S. Tien & L.E. Rolwes

chapter |4 pages

Large-scale physical model for simulation of artificial ground freezing with seepage flow

ByE. Pimentel, G. Anagnostou & A. Sres

chapter |6 pages

Wireless data transmission in geotechnical centrifuge applications

ByS.R. Ramires, T. Tachibana, F. Saboya Jr, S. Tibana, R.M. Reis & J.D. Vieira

chapter |6 pages

Experience using MEMS-based accelerometers in dynamic testing

ByM.E. Stringer, C.M. Heron & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Advanced sensing in geotechnical centrifuge models

ByA. Tessari, I. Sasanakul & T. Abdoun

chapter |4 pages

Development of train loading device and testing on sandy and clay models

ByV.V. Vinogradov, Y.K. Frolovsky, A.A. Zaitsev & V.V. Naumov

chapter |6 pages

Measurement of landslide acceleration using PIV image analysis

ByE.D. Wolinsky & W.A. Take

chapter |6 pages

Displacement field around an open-tube sampling

ByW.M. Yan, I.T. Ng & C.Y. Cheuk

chapter |6 pages

Free type bender elements for characterizing soil in centrifuge model tests

ByY.G. Zhou, Y.M. Chen, Y. Shamoto, H. Mano, H. Hotta, Y. Asaka & Y. Taji

part 5|2 pages

Excavations and retaining structures

chapter |6 pages

Physical modelling of flexible retaining walls under seismic actions

ByR. Conti, G.M.B. Viggiani & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

New ideas for reducing seismic displacement of gravity quay walls

ByA. Ghalandarzadeh, A. Mostafavi Moghadam, M. Moradi & P. Haji Alikhani

chapter |6 pages

Earth pressure at rest of expansive soil against retaining wall

ByX.W. Gu, W.M. Zhang & G.M. Xu

chapter |6 pages

Deformation behavior of a reinforced soil wall constructed on soft ground

ByH. Hashimoto, S. Nishimoto & H. Hayashi

chapter |8 pages

Breaking failure and internal stability analysis of geosynthetic reinforced earth walls

ByW.Y. Hung, H.T. Chen, C.J. Lee & Y.C. Wei

chapter |6 pages

Fresh concrete pressure induced during concreting a diaphragm wall panel

ByD. König & C. Loreck

chapter |6 pages

Evaluation of damage in saturated reinforced soil walls due to earthquake

ByJ. Kuwano, J. Izawa & S. Seki

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of deep excavation in soft clay

ByS.Y. Lam, M.Z.E.B. Elshafie, S.K. Haigh & M.D. Bolton

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of shored mechanically stabilized earth walls

ByY.B. Lee, J.S. McCartney & H.Y. Ko

chapter |6 pages

Case study on a deep excavation in soft ground by centrifuge model tests

ByX.F. Ma, H.H. Zhang, L. Yu, S.Y. Lam & M.D. Bolton

chapter |6 pages

Dynamic earth pressures and earth pressure cell measurements

ByS.P.G. Madabhushi & Y.R. Khokher

chapter |6 pages

Influence of an anchor head on detection of soil anchorage load

ByK. Palop, A. Ivanović, R.D. Neilson & A.J. Brennan

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of active earth pressures

ByF. Song, J.M. Zhang & C. Liu

chapter |6 pages

Seismic loads for evaluating internal stability of cantilevered retaining walls

ByA. Takahashi, S. Tanimoto & H. Sugita

chapter |6 pages

Effect of fabric anisotropy on seismic response of a retaining wall

ByX. Zeng, B. Li & H. Min

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of the influence of basement excavation on existing tunnels

G. Zheng & S.W. Wei S.Y. Peng
ByG. Zheng, S.W. Wei, S.Y. Peng, Y. Diao & C.W.W. Ng

part 6|2 pages


chapter 6|6 pages

Tunnels Modeling face stability of a shallow tunnel in a geotechnical centrifuge

ByP. Aklik, G. Idinger & W. Wu

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge tests on the seismic behavior of a tunnel

ByJ. Cao & M.S. Huang

chapter |6 pages

Methods of measurement of displacement of a model tunnel in centrifuge tests

ByJ.C. Chou & B.L. Kutter

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of the response of buildings to tunnelling

ByR.P. Farrell & R.J. Mair

chapter |6 pages

Study on tunnelling induced ground deformation in reinforced soils

ByA. Juneja & N.S. Roshan

chapter |8 pages

Dynamic centrifuge tests on shallow tunnel models in dry sand

ByG. Lanzano, E. Bilotta, G. Russo, F. Silvestri & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling on long-term behaviour of tunnels in transitional ground

ByX.F. Ma, L. Yu, K. Soga & R. Laver

chapter |6 pages

Experimental study into tunnel face collapse in sand

ByJ. Messerli, E. Pimentel & G. Anagnostou

chapter |6 pages

Local deformation characteristics of a cavity in model ground

ByY. Tsutsumi, R. Kuwano & M. Sato

chapter |6 pages

Modeling of tunnel lining deformation due to face instability

ByH. Walter, C.J. Coccia, R.B. Wallen, H.Y. Ko & J.S. McCartney

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of passive failure of tunnel face in saturated sand

ByK.S. Wong, C.W.W. Ng, Y.M. Chen & X.C. Bian

chapter |6 pages

Physical model testing on earth pressure balance shield machine tunnelling in sand strata

Q.W. Xu & X.R. Ge H.H. Zhu
ByQ.W. Xu, X.R. Ge, H.H. Zhu, Y.B. Fu & X.S. Wu

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of a steel pipe umbrella arch for tunnelling in clay

ByC.H. Yeo, F.H. Lee, A. Hegde & A. Juneja

part 7|2 pages


chapter 7|6 pages

Pipelines Investigation of axial/lateral interaction of pipes in dense sand

ByN. Daiyan, S. Kenny, R. Phillips & R. Popescu

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge and discrete element modelling of tunnelling effects on pipelines

ByA.M. Marshall, I. Elkayam, A. Klar & R.J. Mair

chapter |6 pages

Experimental study of buried plastic pipes in reinforced soil under cyclic-loads

ByS.N. Moghaddas Tafreshi & O. Khalaj

chapter |6 pages

Soil-pipeline behaviour in lateral buckling on dense sand

ByA. Rismanchian & W.H. Craig

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge model tests on the dynamic response of sewer trunk culverts

J. Tohda H. Yoshimura
ByJ. Tohda, H. Yoshimura, A. Ohsugi, K. Nakanishi, Y. Inoue, H.Y. Ko & R.B. Wallen

chapter |6 pages

Full-scale testing of buried extensible pipes subject to axial soil loading

ByD. Wijewickreme & L. Weerasekara

chapter |8 pages

Dynamic response of sewer pipes buried in sloping-sided ditches

H. Yoshimura J. Tohda T. Shimazu & H. Nishida
ByH. Yoshimura, J. Tohda, T. Shimazu, H. Nishida, Y. Inoue, H.Y. Ko & R.B. Wallen

part 8|2 pages

Shallow foundations

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of the behaviour of flexible raft foundations on clay and sand

ByA. Arnold, J. Laue, T. Espinosa & S.M. Springman

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of bridge system with rocking footings

ByL. Deng, B.L. Kutter, S. Kunnath & T.B. Algie

chapter |6 pages

Cyclic load testing facility for pavement model testing

ByC.T. Gnanendran, J. Piratheepan & J. Ramanujam

chapter |6 pages

Incremental cyclic load on footing: Coefficient of elastic uniform compression of sand

ByS.N. Moghaddas Tafreshi & M. Ahmadi

chapter |6 pages

An experimental study on the instability of drill rigs during self propelling in site

ByT. Hori, S. Tamate & N. Suemasa

chapter |6 pages

Cyclic deformations of foundations for offshore wind turbine structures

ByH. Wienbroer, G. Huber & Th. Triantafyllidis

chapter |8 pages

Response of confining pile skirted footings

ByN. Unnikrishnan & P. Sachin

part 9|2 pages

Single piles

chapter 9|6 pages

Single piles Physical modelling for pile foundation re-use

ByL. Begaj Qerimi & A.M. McNamara

chapter |6 pages

Physical model testing and FE analyses of base resistance of bored piles in sand

ByD. Cadogan, K. Gavin & A. Tolooiyan

chapter |6 pages

Full-field stress and strain measurements during pile installation

ByJ. Dijkstra & W. Broere

chapter |6 pages

The installation resistance of open-ended piles

ByP. Doherty & K. Gavin

chapter |6 pages

Predicting axial pile load capacity

ByA.M. Elgamal, A.E. El Nimr, A.A. Dif & A.K. Gabr

chapter |6 pages

On the shaft capacity of non-displacement piles in sand from centrifuge tests

ByV. Fioravante, L. Guerra & M.B. Jamiolkowski

chapter |6 pages

Modelling helical screw piles in clay using a transparent soil

ByC.C. Hird & S.A. Stanier

chapter |6 pages

Field tests using an instrumented model pipe pile in sand

ByD. Igoe, K. Gavin & B. O’Kelly

chapter |6 pages

Bearing capacity of CHD piles compared to traditional piling techniques in sand

J.R. Jeffrey & M.J. Brown T. Schwamb
ByJ.R. Jeffrey, M.J. Brown, T. Schwamb & J. Ball

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge model tests on suction pile pullout loading capacity in sand

ByY. Kim, K. Kim, Y. Cho & S. Bang

chapter |6 pages

Large-scale model tests on uplift ultimate capacity of enlarged base piles

ByL.G. Kong, G.Q. Zhang, R.P. Chen & Y.M. Chen

chapter |6 pages

Measurement of soil displacements near a cylindrical penetrometer

ByW.W. Liu, C.M. Cox, D.J. Reddish & E.A. Ellis

chapter |6 pages

Influence of pile tip geometry on soil displacements around driven piles in layered ground

Y. Mascarucci & S. Miliziano A.M. McNamara
ByY. Mascarucci, S. Miliziano, A.M. McNamara & M. Pasqualetti

chapter |6 pages

Model tests for reducing installation forces in jacked sheet piling

ByA.M. McNamara, A. Hijazi & R. Gorasia

chapter |6 pages

Conceptual techniques for full-scale physical modeling of pressed-in pile behavior

ByG.N. Meshcheryakov & M.P. Doubrovsky

chapter |6 pages

Pile response due to effective lateral soil movement

ByH.Y. Qin & W.D. Guo

chapter |6 pages

An investigation of the performance of a monopiled-footing foundation

ByK.J.L. Stone, T. Newson & M. El Marassi

chapter |6 pages

The effect of pile shape on the horizontal shaft stress during installation in sand

ByS. Taenaka, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

chapter |6 pages

Physical modelling of helical screw piles in sand

ByC.H.C. Tsuha, N. Aoki, G. Rault, L. Thorel & J. Garnier

chapter |6 pages

In-flight investigation of excavation effects on smooth single piles

G. Zheng S.Y. Peng Y. Diao
ByG. Zheng, S.Y. Peng, Y. Diao & C.W.W. Ng

part 10|2 pages

Pile groups

chapter 10|6 pages

Pile groups An experimental investigation on interference of piled rafts in soft soil

ByS.P. Bajad, R.B. Sahu & N. Som

chapter |6 pages

Load transfer mechanisms of piled raft foundations

ByV. Fioravante & D. Giretti

chapter |6 pages

Stiffness of piled raft foundations

ByV. Fioravante, D. Giretti & M.B. Jamiolkowski

chapter |6 pages

Model tests on free-standing passive pile groups in sand

ByW.D. Guo & E.H. Ghee

chapter |6 pages

The deformation pattern around a pile group under lateral loading in sand

ByM. Hajialilue-Bonab, H. Azarnya-Shahgoli, F.B. Sarand & M.H. Mohassel

chapter |6 pages

An experimental study of the vertical bearing mechanism of piled raft foundations

ByS. Nishimoto, K. Tomisawa & S. Miura

chapter |6 pages

Modelling the performance of linear minipile groups

ByA.V. Rose & R.N. Taylor

chapter |8 pages

Mechanical behavior of piled raft foundation in sand subjected to static horizontal load

ByK. Sawada, J. Takemura, J. Izawa & S. Seki

part 11|2 pages

Piles under cyclic and dynamic loads

chapter |6 pages

Measuring the apparent density change near a cyclically loaded displacement pile in sand

ByJ. Dijkstra, W. Broere & A.F. van Tol

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge experiments on laterally loaded piles with wings

ByJ. Dührkop, J. Grabe, B. Bienen, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

chapter |8 pages

Effects of inclined piles on the seismic performances of pile groups

ByS. Escoffier, J.L. Chazelas & N. Chenaf

chapter |8 pages

Stress paths measured around a cyclically loaded pile in a calibration chamber

ByP.Y. Foray, C.H.C. Tsuha, M. Silva, R.J. Jardine & Z.X. Yang

chapter |6 pages

Pore pressure measurements during rapid pile load tests in a geotechnical centrifuge

ByP. Hölscher, H. van Lottum, A. Bezuijen & A.F. van Tol

chapter |6 pages

Pile-sheet pile combined foundation subjected to lateral and moment loading

J. Izawa & J. Takemura H. Yamana
ByJ. Izawa, J. Takemura, H. Yamana, Y. Ishihama & M. Takagi

chapter |6 pages

Static and cyclic lateral pile behavior in clay

ByM. Khemakhem, N. Chenaf, J. Garnier, G. Rault, L. Thorel & C. Dano

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of a laterally cyclic loaded pile

ByR.T. Klinkvort, C.T. Leth & O. Hededal

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of mono-pile under cyclic lateral loads

ByZ. Li, S.K. Haigh & M.D. Bolton

chapter |8 pages

Static and cyclic lateral response of battered piles in clay

ByS. Mary Prabha & A. Boominathan

chapter |6 pages

Lateral loading of tripod foundations in sand

ByE. Ozsu, B. Teymur & M. Rouainia

chapter |6 pages

Design of an instrumented model pile for axial cyclic loading

ByM.H.J. Rakotonindriana, A. Le Kouby, S. Buttigieg, F. Derkx, L. Thorel & J. Garnier

chapter |6 pages

P-y curves on model piles: Uncertainty identification

ByF. Rosquoët, L. Thorel, J. Garnier & M. Khemakhem

chapter |6 pages

Investigation of the self-healing effect of monopile foundations

ByO. Solf, P. Kudella & Th. Triantafyllidis

part 12|2 pages

Off shore systems

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge study of the bearing capacity increase of a shallow footing due to preloading

ByB. Bienen, C. Gaudin & M.J. Cassidy

chapter |8 pages

Experimental investigation of punch-through potential for spudcan foundations

ByM.S. Hossain & M.F. Randolph

chapter |6 pages

Jack-up reinstallation near a footprint cavity

ByV.W. Kong, M.J. Cassidy & C. Gaudin

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling of suction caissons

ByC.M.A.R. Melo, S. Tibana, F. Saboya, R.M. Reis, R.R. Sobrinho, J.D. Vieira & V.M. del Aguila

chapter |6 pages

Study of soil-pipeline interaction under vertical and horizontal loading in very soft soil

ByM. Orozco-Calderon & P.Y. Foray

chapter |6 pages

Behaviour of a breakwater in liquefied silty soil under wave loadings

ByV. Oztug, B. Teymur & S. Cokgor

chapter |6 pages

Installation process of suction anchors in Gulf of Guinea clay: Centrifuge modelling

L. Thorel, J. Garnier & G. Rault H. Dendani
ByL. Thorel, J. Garnier, G. Rault, H. Dendani & J.L. Colliat

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge anchor dragging tests in sand and clay

ByH. van Lottum, H.J. Luger & A. Bezuijen

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge model tests of helical anchors in clay

ByD. Wang, C. Gaudin, R.S. Merifield & Y. Hu

chapter |6 pages

Study of soil movements around a penetrating spudcan

ByY. Xie, C.F. Leung & Y.K. Chow

chapter |6 pages

Study of wave impact on a cylindrical breakwater by means of centrifuge model tests

ByG.M. Xu, Z.Y. Cai, X.W. Gu, M.M. Jiang, Z.X. Wang, Y. Gu & X. Su

chapter |6 pages

Dynamic response of a single and a 4-bucket foundations

ByJ.H. Zhang, Y.M. Zhang & X.B. Lu

part 13|2 pages


chapter 13|6 pages

Slopes Modelling of submarine slides in the geotechnical centrifuge

ByN. Boylan, C. Gaudin, D.J. White & M.F. Randolph

chapter |6 pages

Influence of ground anchors on topographic amplification at slope crests

A.J. Brennan N.I. Thusyanthan
ByA.J. Brennan, N.I. Thusyanthan & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling of a drainage system on a layered sandy-clayey slope

ByF. Gabrieli, E. Grigoletto & S. Cola

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of submarine landslide flows

C.S. Gue K. Soga & M.D. Bolton
ByC.S. Gue, K. Soga, M.D. Bolton & N.I. Thusyanthan

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling of slope failure during slope cutting work

K. Itoh & Y. Toyosawa S. Timpong
ByK. Itoh, Y. Toyosawa, S. Timpong & N. Suemasa

chapter |6 pages

Reinforced slope modelling using optical fibre sensors and PIV analysis

E. Kapogianni J. Laue
ByE. Kapogianni, J. Laue & M.G. Sakellariou

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of slope failures induced by rainfall

ByH. Ling, H.I. Ling, L. Li & T. Kawabata

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of root reinforcement of slopes

R. Sonnenberg* M.F. Bransby P.D. Hallett & A.G. Bengough
ByR. Sonnenberg, M.F. Bransby, P.D. Hallett, A.G. Bengough & M.C.R. Davies

chapter |8 pages

Simulating shallow failure in slopes due to heavy precipitation

ByS. Tamate, N. Suemasa & T. Katada

chapter |6 pages

Evaluation of performance of soil-nailed slopes subjected to seepage in a centrifuge

ByB.V.S. Viswanadham & V. Deepa

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge model studies on the behavior of geocomposite reinforced soil slopes

ByB.V.S. Viswanadham & D.V. Raisinghani

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of slope stabilisation using a discrete pile row

ByB.S. Yoon & E.A. Ellis

part 14|2 pages

Dams and embankments

chapter 14|6 pages

Dams and embankments Real-time monitoring of full-scale levee testing

ByT. Abdoun, V. Bennett, R. Dobry, A. Koelewijn & S. Thevanayagam

chapter |6 pages

Effect of drainage zoning and deeply placed plinth on CFGD

ByY.W. Choo, D.S. Kim, K.H. Kim, D.H. Shin, E.S. Im, S.E. Cho & H.G. Park

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of transverse cracking in dam core

ByY.J. Hou, Q.F. Niu, Z.P. Xu, J.H. Liang, S. Peng & B.Y. Zhang

chapter |6 pages

Modelling the behaviour of reinforced embankments on the peat Caroni swamp

ByA. Mwasha, R. Ramnarine & R. Atkinson

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling studies to evaluate performance of New Orleans levees during hurricanes

ByI. Sasanakul, T. Abdoun & M. Sharp

chapter |6 pages

Dike breaching due to overtopping

ByL. Schmocker, W.H. Hager & R.M. Boes

chapter |8 pages

Computer simulations and physical modelling of erosion

C.S. Stuetzle J. Gross
ByC.S. Stuetzle, J. Gross, Z. Chen, B. Cutler, W.R. Franklin, K. Perez & T. Zimmie

chapter |6 pages

Physical modelling of embankment vulnerability

ByW. Vanadit-Ellis, L. Davis & M. Sharp

chapter |6 pages

Influence of sand and scale on the piping process—experiments and multivariate analysis

ByV.M. van Beek, J.G. Knoeff, J. Rietdijk, J.B. Sellmeijer & J. Lopez De La Cruz

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of railway embankments in terms of high moisture content of soil

ByV.V. Vinogradov, Y.K. Frolovsky & A.A. Zaitsev

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modeling of a geotextile-reinforced slope during earthquake

ByL. Wang, G. Zhang & J.M. Zhang

chapter |6 pages

Study on the mechanism of hydraulic fracturing by centrifuge modeling tests

ByZ.P. Xu, J.H. Liang & Y.J. Hou

part 15|2 pages

Natural hazards and protection measures

chapter 15|6 pages

Natural hazards and protection measures A simple model to simulate the full-scale behaviour of falling rock protection barriers

ByS. de Miranda, C. Gentilini, G. Gottardi, L. Govoni & F. Ubertini

chapter |6 pages

A centrifuge experiment to derive insight on rock fragmentation within sturzstroms

ByB. Imre, J. Laue & S.M. Springman

chapter |8 pages

Physical modelling to better understand rock avalanches

ByI. Manzella & V. Labiouse

chapter |6 pages

Application of wave barriers as a countermeasure against train-induced ground vibrations

R. Motamed K. Itoh
ByR. Motamed, K. Itoh, S. Hirose, A. Takahashi & O. Kusakabe

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge modelling of ground vibration isolation with geofoam barriers

C. Murillo L. Thorel
ByC. Murillo, L. Thorel & B. Caicedo

chapter |6 pages

Optical investigation through a flowing saturated granular material

ByN. Sanvitale, R. Genevois & E.T. Bowman

chapter |6 pages

Physical modeling of debris flows over flexible ring net barriers

ByJ. Speerli, R. Hersperger, C. Wendeler & A. Roth

chapter |4 pages

Field testing of net structures for railway track protection in rocky regions

A.A. Zaitsev M.G. Sokovikh
ByA.A. Zaitsev, M.G. Sokovikh & T.A. Gugushvily

part 16|2 pages

Ground improvement

chapter 16|6 pages

Ground improvement Centrifuge modelling of piled embankments

ByR. Aslam & E.A. Ellis

chapter |6 pages

3D load transfer in pile-supported earth platforms over soft soils: Centrifuge modeling

ByG. Baudouin, L. Thorel & G. Rault

chapter |6 pages

Compensation grouting research, the influence of the physical model

ByA. Bezuijen, A.F. van Tol & M.P.M. Sanders

chapter |6 pages

Performance and observations of model stone column foundations

ByJ.A. Black, V. Sivakumar & A.L. Bell

chapter |6 pages

Underwater vacuum preloading of soft clay using different drain spacings

ByL.W. Hu, N.L. Lee & C.W.W. Ng

chapter |6 pages

A multi-scale analysis method for partially improved ground and its experimental verification

ByA. Ishikawa, Y. Shamoto, K. Terada & T. Kyoya

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge tests on column type mixing improved ground with surface improvement

ByM. Kitazume & K. Maruyama

chapter |6 pages

Performance of foundation formed from hydraulic fill sand by centrifugal modeling

ByS.H. Liu, G.M. Xu, Z.Y. Cai, J.L. Li & Y.H. Li

chapter |6 pages

1g model test on granular soil columns for ground improvement of very soft soil

ByF. Rackwitz & M. Schüßler

chapter |6 pages

Compressive behavior of honeycomb modular drainage tanks

ByM. Rezania, P. Cullen, A.A. Javadi & M.M. Nezhad

chapter |8 pages

Pile-supported earth platforms: Two approaches with physical models

L. Thorel J.C. Dupla G. Rault
ByL. Thorel, J.C. Dupla, G. Rault, J. Canou, G. Baudouin, A.Q. Dinh & B. Simon

chapter |6 pages

Evaluation of seismic resistance of pile foundation in composite ground

ByK. Tomisawa & S. Miura

chapter |6 pages

Seismic performance of mixed module columns and rigid inclusions

ByX. Zhang, P.Y. Foray, Ph. Gotteland, S. Lambert & H. Alsaleh

part 17|2 pages


chapter 17|6 pages

Liquefaction Effect of permeability on soil-structure response to earthquake lateral loading

ByL. Gonzalez, D. Lucas, T. Abdoun & R. Dobry

chapter |6 pages

Dynamic stability of oil tank supported by piled-raft foundation on liquefiable sand

S. Imamura T. Yagi
ByS. Imamura, T. Yagi & J. Takemura

chapter |6 pages

Evolution of shear modulus during liquefaction in 1-D centrifuge shaking table tests

ByC.J. Lee, Y.C. Wei, W.Y. Hung & H.T. Chen

chapter |6 pages

Liquefaction and reconsolidation in a1-g shake-box testing device

ByD. Rebstock, H. Wienbroer & G. Huber

chapter |6 pages

Measuring shaft friction during earthquakes

ByM.E. Stringer & S.P.G. Madabhushi

chapter |6 pages

Uplift behaviour of buried structures under strong shaking

ByT. Tobita, G.-C. Kan & S. Iai

chapter |6 pages

Multidirectional shaking table tests on model piles in saturated sand

ByT.S. Ueng & C.H. Chen

part 18|2 pages

Environmental geotechnics

chapter 18|6 pages

Environmental geotechnics Effect of sheet pile on contamination transport through the soil

ByA.M. Basha, I. Rashwan, A. El Nimr & A.K. Gabr

chapter |6 pages

New thermal cell for measuring thermal conductivity of soils

ByS.S. Hamuda, M. Rouainia & B.G. Clarke

chapter |6 pages

Centrifuge techniques and apparatus for transport experiments in porous media

E.D. Mattson & C.D. Palmer R.W. Smith
ByE.D. Mattson, C.D. Palmer, R.W. Smith & M. Flury

chapter |6 pages

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
ByH.P.G. Motta, M.S.S. Almeida, J.G.A. Pequeno, J.R.M.S. Oliveira & T.J. Espósito

chapter |6 pages

Testing of an expansive clay in a centrifuge permeameter

ByM.D. Plaisted & J.G. Zornberg

chapter |6 pages

Physical modelling for ecological geotechnics

ByS. Sassa & Y. Watabe

chapter |9 pages

Effect of geogrid reinforcement on the deformation behavior of landfill covers

ByB.V.S. Viswanadham & S. Rajesh