Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "I-soil"
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(2019-12-05)Heavy components of nuclear power plant structures, in absence of rock stratum, may be founded on dense compacted granular materials. The seismic performance of such structures constructed on natural or compacted, dense ...
Numerical simulations of site response and seismic settlements at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant, Japan (2019-12-04)Constructed on the west coast of Japan, the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant was strongly shaken by Mw 6.6 Niigata-ken Chuetsu-oki earthquake in 2007. Significant seismic settlements were observed in dry sand deposits ...