Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "multidirectional"
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(2018-12-03)In 2011, the Tohoku earthquake generated a tsunami that led to the devastating Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster in Japan. This accident prompted a global effort towards re-evaluation of the seismic safety ...
Evaluation of cyclic behavior of dense sands under multidirectional loading using centrifuge tests (2018-04-20)The seismic performance of nuclear power plant (NPP) structures constructed on compacted, coarse-grained soil depends on the soil’s cyclic shear stress – shear strain – volumetric strain response. NPPs founded on a thick ...