Updating uncertainties in friction angles of clean sands
Risk of Limit-Equilibrium Failure of Long Earth Slopes : How It Depends on Length -- Development of a Risk-Based Landslide Warning System -- Unresolved Problems in Geotechnical Risk and Reliability -- Learning to Live with Geohazards : From Research to Practice -- Geo-Risks in the Business Environment -- The Practical Application of Risk Assessment to Dam Safety -- Random Field Model Parameters for Columbia River Silt -- Reliability-Based Design for Allowable Bearing Capacity by Considering Differential Settlement on Highly Fractured Rock Masses -- Assessment of Levee Site Variability as a Function of the Number of Explorations -- Influence of Geotechnical Dataset on the Range of Influence of Undrained Shear Strength -- Reliability Based Approach to Quantify Montmorillonite Mineral in Expansive Clays -- Subset Simulation and Its Application to a Spatially Random Soil -- Probabilistic Analysis of Basal Heave in Deep Excavation -- Influence of the Scale of Fluctuation of the Friction Angle on the Face Stability of a Pressurized Tunnel in Sands -- Probabilistic Finite Element Analysis of a Raft Foundation Supported by Drilled Shafts in Karst -- Probabilistic Slope Stability Analysis as a Supplement to a Deterministic Study -- Liquefaction Probability by Probabilistic Version of Robertson and Wride Model -- Design Criteria for the Differential Settlement of Landfill Foundations Modeled Using Random Fields -- Bayesian Updating of Load Settlement Curves for Footings on Cohesionless Soil -- Stochastic vs.
Deterministic Analysis of Consolidation Problem in Natural Alluvial Deposits -- Bearing Capacity of Strip Footings on Spatially Random Soils Using Sparse Polynomial Chaos Expansion -- Spatial Variability of Aperture in a Rough-Walled Crack in Surface Soil -- Parameter Estimation and Uncertainty Analysis Incorporating Engineering Judgement by Bayesian Inversion -- Site Response Effects on Partially Ergodic PSHA -- A Case Study of Alternative Site Response Explanatory Variables in Parkfield, California -- Estimating Repair Cost and Downtime Due to Earthquake-Induced Damage at Container Ports -- Effect of Fabric Anisotropy on Seismic Response of Strip Foundations -- Seismic Response of Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls : Is PGA-Based Design Adequate?
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