Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship by Subject "NMSZ"
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(Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-05)The New Madrid seismic zone in the Central USA has experienced some of the strongest earthquake ground motions observed nationwide. The historic series of three earthquakes during 1811 and 1812 shook this Midwest region ...
Post Processing of Cone Penetration to Assess Seismic Ground Hazards, with Specific Application to the New Madrid Seismic Zone (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-03)The seismic cone penetration test (SCPTu) is the most efficient means for geotechnical site characterization and the evaluation of seismic ground hazards, as it provides up to 5 independent readings in a single sounding: ...