Experimental study on the seismic wave propagation in geo-materials

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Cuipala, M.A. and Wijeyesekera, D.Chitral 2011. Experimental study on the seismic wave propagation in geo-materials. Advances in Computing and Technology. University of East London, London Jan 2011
AuthorsCuipala, M.A. and Wijeyesekera, D.Chitral
TypeConference paper
Abstract

Ground response to seismic action is a prime concern in geotechnical earthquake
engineering. The estimation of this response to earthquakes is therefore a very essential phase of the
design or retrofit of a structure. The paper presents the experimental work carried out in the
University of Easy London laboratory to determine the dynamic and seismic response of different
geo-materials (sand, peat, rubber and wood). An educational, one dimensional, shaking table was used
for this purpose. The influence of parameters of these materials, such as density and layer thickness,
and the frequency of the input load applied to them were also investigated.

Keywordsseismology; geo-materials
Year2011
ConferenceAdvances in Computing and Technology
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License
CC BY-ND
Publication dates
PrintJan 2011
Publication process dates
Deposited28 Mar 2012
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1490
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Citation:
Olariu, C.P., Ciupala, M.A.and Wijeyesekera, D.C., (2001)Experimental study on the seismic wave propagation in geo-materials, Advances in Computing and Technology, University of East London, January 2011, p-14.

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