Recent Advances in Centrifuge Modeling of Seismic Shaking

Publication Year:
1995
Usage 707
Downloads 529
Abstract Views 178
Repository URL:
http://scholarsmine.mst.edu/icrageesd/03icrageesd/session16/4
Author(s):
Kutter, Bruce L.
Publisher(s):
University of Missouri--Rolla
Tags:
Geotechnical Engineering
conference paper description
This "State-of-the-Art" paper focuses primarily on aspects of dynamic centrifuge modeling related to simulation of earthquake effects. New shaker mechanisms and model containers are described and soil- container-shaker interaction is discussed. Progress in dealing with scale effects such as particle size, rate dependent material properties and conflicts in dissipation and generation time scale factors is also described. Issues related to repeatability and value of model testing are also discussed.