Types of Soil Liquefaction

Liquefaction is a state of water- saturated, mostly cohesion-less soil whose shear strength is reduced to zero due to pore water pressure produced by vibration during an earthquake. The soil starts behaving like a liquid. For more details on Soil Liquefaction Please refer to Original Article about Soil Liquefaction. Following are the two types of … Read more

Effects Of Earthquake On Foundation In Geotechnical Engineering

If you are a geotechnical engineer dealing with foundations, mechanics, statics and dynamics of soil; then you must be well aware of the earthquake history, pattern and nature. Geological study of such areas and history of any seismic activity within the region under consideration is pivotal and unavoidable.  Earthquake is sudden shaking of the earth … Read more