Accession Number : ADA213997

Title :   International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering (2nd) Held in St. Louis, Missouri on June 1-5, 1988. Volume 3.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 88-30 Jun 89,

Corporate Author : MISSOURI UNIV-ROLLA

Personal Author(s) : Prakash, Shamshear

Report Date : 30 JUN 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 231

Abstract : Topics include: Case histories of geotechnical and hydrological management of solid, hazardous, and radioactive wastes; Failure of a transport tunnel below a dolomite stockpile; Case histories of dams, embankments, and slopes; Lessons learned from case history performance of earth dams, embankments, and natural slopes; Case studies on long-term settlement of soft clay ground; Tarbela Reservoir a question of induced seismicity; and The failure and the remedial construction of a containment dike on a lacustrine clay; Case histories of geotechnical earthquake engineering and soil dynamics; Dynamic response of an actual hammer foundation; Dynamic cross interaction effect on a compressor foundation on piles; Strengths backfigured from liquefaction case histories; and Observed and predicted natural frequency of a pile foundation; Case histories of soil structure interaction; Axial load capacities of steel pipe piles in sand; Stiffening cast-in-place piling by bottom grouting; A soil-structure interaction analysis of a damaged building; Driven pile foundations in coral sand, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Predictions and performance of piles under static and dynamic loads; Settlements in a masonary villa caused by trees; and ILLICON analysis of Ellingsrud test fill. (edc)

Descriptors :   *ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, *SYMPOSIA, *CIVIL ENGINEERING, *SOIL MECHANICS, *PILE STRUCTURES, CASE STUDIES, CLAY, DIKES, DOLOMITE, EARTH DAMS, EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, EMBANKMENTS, FAILURE(MECHANICS), FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), GROUT, HYDROLOGY, LIQUEFACTION, RESERVOIRS, SAND, SOIL DYNAMICS, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, TUNNELS, WASTE DISPOSAL.

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Civil Engineering
      Soil Mechanics
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE